According to a report from Yahoo! Sports, Vinny Del Negro has been fired as head coach of the L.A. Clippers. Del Negro went 128-102 in three seasons at the helm of the Clippers, but none of those wins overshadowed the fact that his teams consistently flamed out at the end of seasons and consistently underachieved. Read More »
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After the Los Angeles Clippers‘ big men got mauled by the Grizzlies‘ duo of Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, it became clear that they need to get bigger and tougher along their front line if they hope to compete in their conference (among other things).
The Clips are reportedly eyeing a certified front line warrior in the Pacers’ David West, a free agent once the season ends. Read More »
With less than eight teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Los Angeles Clippers were one of the better teams in the Western Conference all year. Read More »
The point guard position in the NBA has quickly become one of the most competitive spots in all of sports. There are so many good lead guards in the NBA that it’s impossible for any player at the position to take a night off.
The position has seen a major increase in talent over the past decade. It’s an ongoing trend. Ever since Chris Paul won the Rookie of the Year award in ’05-06 that teams have realized how valuable lead guards — true lead guards — really are. Read More »
The shooting guard position is made for the game’s most gifted scorers. In today’s game, it doesn’t matter if you’re your team’s first option or if you’re coming off the bench. A shooting guard’s job is to put the ball in the hole. It’s always been that way. Although the position isn’t as stacked with talent as it once was, it’s still home to some of the game’s best scorers. Read More »
In a weird scheduling quirk, there are no NBA Playoff games on tonight, with Miami/Chicago and San Antonio/Golden State continuing with Game 3s tomorrow evening. But if it was up to Metta World Peace, we’d have some entertainment. The Lakers forward wants to settle the score once and for all with the Clippers. Read More »
Everyone needs a little help, right? Michael had Scottie. Kobe had Shaq. Michael Jackson had The Jackson 5. LeBron needed D-Wade. Virtually everybody needs a helping hand to withstand the rigorous tremors on the road of life. But thus far in his young career, Kid Ink has established himself as a reputable independent artist with little to no help. Read More »
The power forward position is without a doubt the most reliable position in the NBA. Most teams are going to struggle without a quality power forward to rely on when the going gets tough. When shots aren’t falling for the guards, power forwards are the guys to turn to. While centers primary focuses are rebounding and blocking shots, power forwards are relied on to do those things, and score in addition to that. Read More »
[Happy birthday to one of our favorite players, Chris Paul. For his big day, check out this list we put together a little while back celebrating CP3's Top 10 Crossovers.]
Chris Paul is the best point guard in the NBA. There’s no debating that. Anything you need from a point guard Paul can do. Need assists? Paul dished 9.7 assists a night this season. Need defense? Paul led the league in steals with 2.4 a game. Need points? Paul was third in scoring on the Los Angeles Clippers with 16.4 a night (that number jumped to 22.8 in the playoffs). Need ballhandling? Paul dribbles like the basketball is just an extension of his fingers. Read More »