TAG: Los Angeles Clippers

GIFs, Smack / Oct 13, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Jamal Crawford Stares Down Blazers Bench Before 3-Pointer Even Drops

Will Barton, Jamal Crawford

Last night Jamal Crawford was feeling it in Portland. The 34-year-old reigning Six Man of the Year dropped 23 points on the Blazers at the Moda Center. Even though the Clippers lost the preseason battle, Crawford had a pair of moments we have to share. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 8, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Video: Watch Out, Blake Griffin May Have Added A 3-Pointer To His Arsenal

Blake Griffin

Is it possible we might start referring to brazen dunk champion Blake Griffin as a stretch four? The Clippers power forward knocked down four straight jumpers to start last night’s preseason game against the Dubs, including a corner three right in the face of a surprised Andrew Bogut. But does this mean he’s now a three-point threat? Read More »

Latest News / Oct 4, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Glen Davis Lost Weight This Offseason, But Doc Rivers Can’t Tell

Glen Davis

The Los Angeles Clippers’ Doc Rivers is a players’ coach. Few coaches in league history have been as respected and beloved by their players as Rivers, a reality owed as much to his gregarious, caring persona as any strategic attribute. That unique standing lends him some casual leeway with his guys that other coaches don’t have, something of which Rivers took amusing advantage to describe the supposed weight loss of Glen “Big Baby” Davis. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 4, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Photo: Clippers Rookie C.J. Wilcox Dresses Up As Young Michael Jackson

C.J. Wilcox

C.J. Wilcox is a relative unknown among recent first-round draft picks, but he’ll surely become a favorite of Los Angeles Clippers fans if his recent attire is an accurate representation of his sense of humor. On a team-wide outing to “Michael Jackson ONE” in Las Vegas yesterday, Wilcox channeled the “Thriller” legend by donning a bedazzled white glove and classic black jacket. Read More »

Smack / Sep 26, 2014 / 10:30 am

Owner Steve Ballmer Wants Clippers To Ditch Apple

Steve Ballmer

When former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer bought the Clippers for a record $2 billion, the sale was still shrouded by the then-ongoing Donald Sterling fiasco. Once the sale was made final, though, the media turned towards the new owner. In an interview with Reuters, Ballmer made it clear, there will be no iPad’s for his coaching staff. Read More »

Smack / Sep 23, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Grizzlies To Host Promotional Nights Poking Fun At Clippers, Thunder

Zach Randolph, Blake Griffin (Robert Hanashiro, USATODAY)

The Memphis Grizzlies have been a playoff fixture in the Western Conference since 2011, when they beat the San Antonio Spurs in a first-round upset and established themselves as a perennial threat. The Grit ‘N Grind crew’s emergence, unsurprisingly, has led to epic playoff battles every spring. The Grizzlies’ most common and contentious postseason foes of this era? Undoubtedly the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers. Memphis has squared-off with Oklahoma City in three of the past four springs, and met LA’s best team twice over that same timeframe. Read More »

Smack / Sep 23, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Blake Griffin Says He Knew Donald Sterling Was Racist From The Beginning

Blake Griffin

Even before audio of the reprehensible thoughts that ultimately forced Donald Sterling from the NBA surfaced, his racism was no secret. Sterling had harbored and acted on his sentiments about minorities for decades prior, a reality the league did its very best to dismiss until the proper time arose. But the internet – and even public record, in this case – makes any information difficult to conceal, leading Los Angeles Clippers superstar Blake Griffin to learn of Sterling’s abhorrent behavior and mindset years before the scandal that forced the owner of his team to sell. Read More »

NBA / Sep 22, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Blake Griffin Says LeBron “Was Osama bin Laden” To Cavs Fans Before Return

Blake Griffin, LeBron James

LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers has received near-consensus support. The only group showering James with more praise than fans for his decision are his playing peers in the NBA, a trend that continued recently when Los Angeles Clippers superstar Blake Griffin offered his take on The King’s free agency choice. Explaining why he’s so impressed by James going back home, Griffin notes Clevelanders’ extremely hateful reaction to LeBron’s initial departure from the Cavs in 2010. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 20, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Chris Paul Cried After Blowing Game 5 Against OKC, And He Won’t Forget

Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul

There are those atavistic few who believe an athlete’s tears are a sign of weakness. But for many they’re a sign of just how much that athlete cares about the game they hold so dear. That’s why when Chris Paul cried after the Los Angeles Clippers’ blew a late lead in a watershed Game 5 that would have given them a 3-2 advantage in their Western Conference Semifinal series against the Thunder, it engendered in us the empathy and respect of the latter reaction. Paul, for his part, is turning it into fuel for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 17, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

Damian Lillard

The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Read More »