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Doc Rivers jokes Paul Pierce will only play garbage-time minutes

The Los Angeles Clippers brought in Paul Pierce to fill a void on the roster, but head coach Doc Rivers has a humorous plan concerning when to send The Truth into games during the 2015-16 season. According to ESPN’s Chris Forsberg, Rivers joked that his expectations for Pierce merely include garbage-time contributions: Doc Rivers on what he expects from Paul Pierce with...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Clippers are 'in the planning stages of having a team mascot'

The Clippers haven't had a mascot since the days of this guy. That might all be about to change.From Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times:So, what are the options here? Is it going to be a boat, since the team is so aptly named after a ship? Will it be a captain? A Steve Ballmer exploding head? A huge replica of Donald Sterling? (Too soon?)In actuality, if the Clippers fail to make...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clippers reportedly planning to introduce team mascot, Twitter reacts

As if the publicly-lambasted new jerseys hadn’t given us enough of an eyeful from the Clippers’ branding campaign this offseason already. Apparently Lob City is now planning to introduce a new team mascot, which could be unveiled to the public as early as midseason. According to a report by Brad Turner of the LA Times on Wednesday, the Clippers are in the planning stages of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Working On Creating Mascot

The Los Angeles Clippers are in the planning stages of having a team mascot. They are unlikely to have the mascot ready for opening night, but they hope to have it in place by the All-Star break. The Clippers' mascot would attend community events to represent the team in addition to game duties.
Via RealGM
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: DeAndre Jordan has fired his agent after crazy summer

The off-season for Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan was very interesting to say the least. As you all know, Jordan agreed to sign with the Dallas Mavericks, but then changed his mind a few days later and resigned with the Clippers. Both the Mavericks and the Clippers were fined during the pursuit of Jordan and also made the NBA think about how they can handled situations...
Via No Guts, No Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Austin Rivers signs with new agent

A day after it comes out that DeAndre Jordan has "parted ways" with Relativity Sports, former Relativity Sports client Austin Rivers seems to have found a new home.From Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times:Rivers will make $3.1 million in year one of his deal, which is actually the most his previous contract allowed him to re-sign with the Clippers for, assuming L.A. stayed over...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clippers’ owner Steve Ballmer betting on himself

Stepping away from the hardwood we step into the boardroom. In recent news, Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has rejected a $60 million annual TV rights offer from Fox. The Los Angeles Clippers currently have a deal that runs through 2015-16 with Fox Sports Prime Ticket which pays $25 million per year. I know what you are thinking, why wouldn’t Mr. Ballmer take a $35 million...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan officially severs ties with agent Dan Fegan

This summer, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan was the face that launched a thousand memes with his free agency escapade. And now, Jordan has officially launched his representation throughout the ordeal out the door. According to a report on Monday by Brad Turner of the LA Times, Jordan has formally decided to end his relationship with Relativity Sports, including agents Jarin Akana...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: DeAndre Jordan leaves agent Dan Fegan, Relativity Sports

Here's some overdue news on DeAndre Jordan from Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times:Jordan, of course, had a falling out with his agent, Fegan, after agreeing to terms with the Dallas Mavericks this offseason. Once he changed his mind, leaving Fegan out of the decision, and returned to the Clippers, things soured. In fact, it was Akana, not Fegan, who was summoned to be the agent...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Hayes Agrees To One-Year Deal With Clippers

Chuck Hayes has agreed to sign a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. Hayes had previously agreed to a deal with the Houston Rockets.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan Parts Ways With Agent

DeAndre Jordan has parted ways with Relativity Sports. Jordan has been represented by Dan Fegan and Jarin Akana. Jordan backed out of his deal with the Dallas Mavericks to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. Relativity Sports will still receive four percent of Jordan's four-year, $88 million contract.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jamal Crawford, Zach LaVine have some ridiculous moves in Seattle Pro Am

It's like everyone born in Seattle can step on a basketball court and automatically exude flash. Seriously, everyone.Nate Robinson, Zach LaVine, Aaron Brooks, Isaiah Thomas and flashlight leader Jamal Crawford all hail from the city in Washington, and that's partly why Crawford's Seattle Pro Am is one of the more entertaining basketball circuits of the offseason. It should come...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers owner rejects $60 million annual TV rights deal

You can’t say that Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is not thinking outside the box. The New York Post reports that Ballmer has turned down an offer from Fox Sports to retain the team’s local media rights. According to the Post’s Claire Atkinson, the Clippers elected not to accept Fox’s proposal of a $60 million annual rights fee and could opt for an over-the-top...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Ballmer Rejects $60M Annual TV Deal To Start Streaming Option

Steve Ballmer has turned down a $60 million-per-year offer for local television rights and instead plans to start his own streaming network. Ballmer would be the first owner of a major United States' sports team to deliver games to consumers via a Web-based service. The Los Angeles Clippers are currently aired to approximately five million Los Angeles-area homes through Fox Sports...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ballmer declines $60M/yr TV deal, could start streaming

    In case you weren’t aware, Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer isn’t just merely an ebullient ball of enthusiasm that passionately rallies his troops by sweating through dress shirts, screaming out “HARDCORE” at the top of his lungs, and dancing boisterously to Fergie songs. The former Microsoft CEO also brings to the table a ton of innovative business practices...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Chris Paul talks about Hurricane Katrina

It is the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  Chris Paul, who spent the first six seasons of his career playing for the Hornets and the first two years splitting time between New Orleans and Oklahoma City because of the storm, joined ESPN to reflect on his former city's recovery. Paul has been active in the New Orleans community ever since the Hornets, now Pelicans, drafted...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Singleton Receiving Interest From Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers have been in touch with representatives for Chris Singleton. Singleton was the 18th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards out of Florida State. Singleton played in China last season with the Jiangsu Dragons and then in the D-League with the Oklahoma City Blue.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin shows off basketball balancing skills in Twitter video

While Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin is known for his incredible slam-dunking abilities, we have to give him credit for his abilities with a basketball. Recently, Griffin decided to show off his amazing ability to keep the ball off the ground by balancing it on his upper body in the below video: .@blakegriffin32's giving a new meaning to "motion offense" pic.twitter.com...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers, Mavericks have shown interest in Glen 'Big Baby' Davis

Glen Davis is still a free agent, but that doesn't mean he has no prospects.Here's more from Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times:Big Baby averaged 4.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game for the Clippers this past season. He's played for Doc Rivers both in L.A. and with the Celtics.Davis has been making the media rounds of late, making appearances on networks such as CBS Radio and...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Remain Interested In Signing Glen Davis

The Los Angeles Clippers remain interested in signing Glen Davis. Doc Rivers spoke with agents for Davis earlier this week, but no deal has been reached. The Dallas Mavericks have also reached out to Davis. Teams in China and Europe are also possibilities for Davis.
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Blake Griffin show off his impressive balancing skills

Blake Griffin has long said he can do more than dunk. It's hard to argue with the Clippers superstar after seeing this video, in which he balanced a basketball on his neck while spinning around. Besides Griffin's houidini act, there is something else notable about the clip, which he posted on Wednesday: It shows the Clipper forward in the team's new jersey. Warning: Watch this video...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 'No evidence' of a Chris Andersen-for-Jamal Crawford trade

Jamal Crawford has been on the trading block for a little while now, but the Clippers can't seem to find what they consider to be a fair offer for the two-time Sixth Man of the Year award winner. We've heard the Knicks are interested in him. We've heard the same about the Heat. But the offers just aren't there, and according to the Miami Herald, the seemingly perfect-for-the-situation...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Blake Griffin shows off flashy moves, new Clippers uniform

How much do you miss basketball season? Enough to make your eyes bleed by looking at the Clippers' new uniforms?Well, Blake Griffin took to Facebook to show off some fancy moves Wednesday, but in doing so, also debuted the Clippers' new uniforms. Check it out:Very swervy, Blake. You should try that out in a game.(h/t Facebook)
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden and the wrong kind of rockets

Haven’t the Rockets tormented the Clippers enough? Well, this wasn’t a collection of basketball Rockets which angered Angelinos in the midnight hour last night. Oh, there were rockets in the greater Los Angeles area last night, but as was the case in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals, James Harden was sitting there and watching: So this is happening in venice...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons says the best kept secret in the NBA is Steve Ballmer doesn’t know what he is doing

The Los Angeles Clippers found themselves in the headline once again on Tuesday when the NBA fined them $250,000 for offering DeAndre Jordan an endorsement. Owner Steve Ballmer sent a memo out saying that this was unintentional and inadvertent. The whole situation has raised a lot of eyebrows due to the fact that Ballmer even attempted to try this. The situation led to former ESPN...
Via No Guts, No Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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