Clippers Rumors & News

  • Clippers' DeAndre Jordan affects rivals' intentional foul success rate

    Los Angeles Times "Maybe teams are going about this intentionally fouling DeAndre Jordan thing all wrong. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said the analytics he’s seen have suggested the best time to use the hack-a-whoever strategy is when the score is tied or the fouling team is ahead, not behind. “That’s hard for..." March 01

  • Baron Davis -- Planning NBA Comeback ... In Talks with 'Playoff Contender' "Baron Davis is in talks to return to the NBA ... TMZ Sports has learned ... with sources telling us the 35-year-old has been in communication with multiple "playoff contenders." Davis -- a 2-time NBA All-Star -- hasn't played in the league since 2012 ... but we're told he's been keeping himself..." February 28

  • Bench provides spark as Rockets hang on for win over Clippers

    Houston Chronicle "For three quarters, the Rockets and Clippers danced, never more than seven points from one another’s reach. There had been routs, especially recently, but Rockets had been there with the Clippers so many times, moving in lock step for three quarters only to have Chris Paul masterfully..." February 26

  • Late steal seals 90-87 victory for Grizzlies over Clippers

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "With boxing icon Floyd Mayweather sitting courtside, the Grizzlies used their speed and craftiness on defense to keep the NBA’s second highest scoring team on the ropes all night. Point guard Mike Conley’s steal on the Los Angeles Clippers’ second to last possession ended up being the..." February 24

  • Sources: Clippers to sign D-League forward Jordan Hamilton

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers plan to sign forward Jordan Hamilton of the Reno Bighorns to a 10-day contract Tuesday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Clippers have been examining the buyout market, free agency and the NBA Development League for small forward depth and settled on Hamilton." February 24

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Blake Griffin is out of his elbow brace - stitches out too.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Cavaliers and Clippers are strong contenders to sign Kendrick Perkins once buyout is done with Jazz, league sources tell Yahoo.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Despite Doc Rivers' strong interest, Brooklyn's Kevin Garnett has ruled out contract buyout. He'll consider the one trade scenario.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Blake Griffin said doctors have given him good news on elbow. Still no firm timetable. Stitches come out next week.

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    Jamal Crawford is reportedly on the verge of being traded. @LAClippers

  • Blake Griffin: Thumbs up from doctors "Blake Griffin says he "feels good" after undergoing surgery last week to remove a staph infection in his right elbow. "It feels better," Griffin said Wednesday in his first meeting with the media since the surgery. "I saw the doctor yesterday and got some good news. Everything's either on track..." February 18

  • Clippers, Blazers eye Tayshaun Prince as potential buyout candidate

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Boston Celtics continue working to include forward Tayshaun Prince in a trade package, the organization plans to be accommodating with him on a contract buyout after the trade deadline should no deal emerge, league sources told Yahoo Sports. As a free agent, Prince could become the most..." February 18

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    Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

    No Jamal Crawford trade is imminent I'm hearing but he's not "untouchable" as we head into the trade deadline.

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    No serious talks yet for Arron Afflalo, but word is OKC, Kings, Bulls, Clippers have discussed. Would be an interesting add for a contender

  • Amar'e Stoudemire Commits To Sign With Mavericks

    Real GM Basketball "Amar'e Stoudemire has committed to signing with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources tell RealGM. Stoudemire and the New York Knicks agreed upon a buyout on Sunday. The Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs were also interested in Stoudemire." February 17

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    As ESPN reported last week, Mavericks are frontrunners to sign Amar'e Stoudemire once he clears waivers. Clippers and Suns also interested

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    JJ Redick @JJRedick

    Just found out that I set the record for most long 2s in a 3 Point Contest. Ever. Couldn't be prouder.

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Jared Dudley says Doc Rivers asked him to play with fractured knee

    Larry Brown Sports "After spending last season with the Clippers, Jared Dudley was traded to the Bucks last summer and has been a valuable member of head coach Jason Kidd’s rotation. While the Clippers made the playoffs for the third year in a row, Dudley suffered through a disappointing season, one in which he was..." February 13

  • Clippers Ground Harden and the Rockets, 110-95

    Clips Nation "In a now well-established trend, the Clippers crafted a defense to smother James Harden and dare his teammates to beat them instead. Darn if the Houston role players didn't nearly do it a while. This one was nip and tuck for 36 minutes. Doc Rivers' game plan was clear from the outset: throw..." February 12

  • Doc: Snubbing of Clippers' Jordan 'a travesty'

    ESPN Los Angeles "Clippers coach Doc Rivers says DeAndre Jordan's monstrous season so far should have resulted in his first All-Star selection. Jordan has recorded at least 20 points and 20 rebounds in three of the Clippers' past six games -- something he wasn't able to do in any of his 511 previous..." February 12

  • Blake Griffin's post-elbow surgery plans? Watching Netflix

    Fox Sports West "Blake Griffin was supposed to take part in this weekend's All-Star Game in New York City. Instead, the Los Angeles Clippers' star forward will be recovering from right elbow surgery to remove a staph infection that will keep him off the court for at least the next nine games. Griffin will be..." February 10

  • Clippers clobber Mavericks, 115-98

    Clips Nation "The Clippers were able to avoid their first 5-game losing streak in the Chris Paul era as they defeated the Mavericks 115-98. The Clippers' injury bug was clearly contagious, as the Mavericks lost two starters in the opening minutes of the first quarter, and perhaps less importantly, the..." February 10

  • Clippers Considering Possible Deal With Sebastian Telfair

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers are in discussion with free agent guard Sebastian Telfair and are considering a potential deal, league sources told RealGM on Sunday. Telfair started this season with the Oklahoma City Thunder, averaging 8.4 points, 2.8 assists and 20.4 minutes in 16 games. Due to..." February 10

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    Doc Rivers said Redick and Big Baby could both be available tonight & if Redick plays, he'll start

  • Mitch McGary contributes big as Thunder rolls Clippers

    The Oklahoman "Mitch McGary checked into the game for the first time with 1:58 remaining in the first quarter Sunday afternoon. It was a milestone moment in what has been a rollercoaster rookie season that has seen far more lows than highs. For the first time in his professional career, McGary was taking..." February 09

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Clippers announce successful surgery for Blake Griffin to remove staph infection in his elbow. Will be re-evaluated in three weeks.

  • Without Blake Griffin, could the Clippers slip out of the playoffs?

    SB Nation "The Los Angeles Clippers' star power forward is out and they're facing a brutal stretch in their schedule. Could the Clippers miss the playoffs? The Los Angeles Clippers were up by 20 points in the first quarter against the Toronto Raptors Friday night. They had lost two in a row -- including..." February 09

  • Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin has staph infection and needs surgery

    Los Angeles Times "When the Clippers landed in Oklahoma City on Saturday, Blake Griffin didn't accompany the team to its hotel. He went directly to a hospital. The forward's right elbow was oddly swollen, prompting Clippers trainer Jason Powell to advise him to get it checked out. "It just didn't look..." February 09

  • Lillard replaces Griffin as All-Star "Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard will replace injured Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin on the Western Conference All-Star team, the NBA announced Sunday. Griffin will undergo surgery Monday to remove a staph infection in his elbow and is out indefinitely. This will be..." February 09

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Austin Rivers (foot) will play.

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    J.J. Redick is also out today.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Clips say Blake Griffin has staph infection in his right elbow that requires immediately surgery. He'll be re-evaluated after All-Star break

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    Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA

    NBA fines Chris Paul $25K for public criticism of officials (re: his comments after Cavs game)

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    Rowan Kavner @RowanKavner

    Redick is listed as doubtful again (back spasms) for Sunday's game vs. OKC

  • Chris Paul insists comments regarding rookie official were 'about a bad call'

    The Score "Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul was evasive when asked to elaborate upon his criticism of rookie female referee Lauren Holtkamp. "Last night was about a bad call," Paul told reporters three times prior to tipoff against the Toronto Raptors on Friday. Paul said a lot more about..." February 07

  • Clippers' Matt Barnes on technicals: 'It's bulls---' "Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has 11 technical fouls this season. He's tied with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook for the most techs in the league. The Clippers lead all teams in that category, too, and were assessed five of them in their loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on..." February 07

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    JJ Redick is still listed as doubtful on Clippers latest injury report.

  • Chris Paul irked by ref's call "The Los Angeles Clippers will be the first to admit that technical fouls didn't cost them in their 105-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night, but after the game, they still were fuming about being T'd up five times. All-Star point guard Chris Paul's technical came with 10:17 left..." February 06

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    NBA Referees @OfficialNBARefs

    After review, the calls made by Ms. Holtkamp are fully justified. We deplore the unprofessional comments made by Chris Paul. #shebelongs

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Jarrett Jack hits the winner as Nets stun mighty Clippers

    New York Post "The Nets must have been inspired by the Patriots. A day after New England grabbed Super Bowl XLIX in the final seconds, the Nets did the same, going on a 12-2 run over the final 71 seconds to come from behind and stun the Clippers, 102-100, on Monday in front of 16,037 who braved the elements..." February 03

  • Redick (back spasms) out 'until he's right'

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick was taken out of Monday's 102-100 loss to the Brooklyn Nets with back spasms after just four minutes and did not return. After the game, Clippers coach Doc Rivers wasn't sure when Redick would be able to return. Redick hurt his back on the final play of..." February 03

  • Blake Griffin says he's dunking less to conserve his energy

    Yahoo! Sports "Los Angeles Clippers star forward Blake Griffin announced his presence in the NBA very early in his career. While most top picks earn attention via their draft status, Griffin effectively demanded it via his loud, highlight-ready dunks. Over time, though, that aerial prowess led to criticism that..." February 03

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Clippers have signed guard Dahntay Jones for the remainder of the season

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    J.J. Redick questionable to return with back spasms

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

  • Blake Griffin credits 'haters' with his jumper's improvement "For the Players' Tribune, Blake Griffin penned an article Monday discussing how and why he worked to make the mid-range a bigger part of his game. It's an entertaining, informative read that conveys Griffin's voice and touches on the dynamics of what he had to change about his jumper, about how..." February 02