Clippers Rumors & News

  • Green: Warriors 'too jolly' in loss "Golden State forward Draymond Green, unhappy with a 100-86 loss to the Clippers on Thursday night, said the Warriors "were too nice" and should have keyed more on the teams' oft-contentious rivalry. "I don't know what the cause of it was, maybe everybody was a little too jolly, Christmas..." December 26

  • Carroll leads Hawks past Clippers for fifth straight win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "There may be few sure things, but if you were to assemble people surprised to see DeMarre Carroll score a career-high 25 points Tuesday, it’s a guarantee that the Hawks’ small forward would not be in the group after Atlanta’s 107-104 win over the Clippers. With the Hawks wallowing in 13-point..." December 24

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Spencer Hawes will not play tonight

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose' "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

  • Clippers rip officials after being called for seven technical fouls in loss

    Pro Basketball Talk "Very early in the season, Doc Rivers saw this coming. The Clippers head coach saw a pattern emerging just four games in, where his players were getting a reputation for being too demonstrative with the officials. Friday night in Denver, his worst fears came to fruition. L.A. was whistled..." December 21

  • Nuggets hold on to defeat Clippers, end three-game losing streak

    Denver Post "Tired of playing games in pieces, on Friday night the Nuggets instead decided to piece it all together. Because, if not now, then when? Aside from a dismal third quarter, the Nuggets were generally solid in snapping a three-game losing streak with a 109-106 victory over the Los Angeles..." December 20

  • Griffin’s 31 points, Jordan’s 23 rebounds lead Clippers past pesky Pacers

    L.A. Daily News "A season ago, the Indiana Pacers had the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference at 56-26. But no thanks to major injuries, the Pacers entered their game Wednesday against the Clippers with a record of 8-17. They are 11th in the conference standings. Forward Paul George averaged..." December 18

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    Perceived as sellers, Celtics have received inquiries about Jeff Green from Clippers, Pelicans, Grizzlies but Cs not interested in offers.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Spencer Hawes (knee) is out tonight. Still no timetable.

  • Clips right Ship, sink Pistons 113-91

    Clips Nation "The Clippers survived an early barrage by the Pistons and turned a competitive game into a laugher. DeAndre Jordan bested the up-and-coming Andre Drummond and Jordan Farmar had his best night as a Clipper, scoring 15 points, 10 of which came on a run all his own. The game started with DeAndre..." December 16

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Among most active teams on phones: (in no order): Celtics, Pistons, Suns, Timberwolves, Hornets, Clippers, Pacers, Nets, Nuggets, Rockets.

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Doc Rivers said he has reached out to free agent guard Ray Allen -- as a friend and to see his interest in playing for Clippers

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    Blake Ellington @BlakeEllington

    Kendrick Perkins spoke negatively of the Kings early in season. Rudy Gay: "He might as well play with his face painted, he's a clown to me."

  • Wiz top Clippers for best-ever home start

    CSN Washington "Putting pressure on himself is what John Wall prefers to do. He did it before last season, when he signed an $80 million max contract and said he welcomed the questions if he could finally lead the Wizards to the playoffs. He did it going into Friday's game, declaring that he was the No. 1 point..." December 13

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    CDR and Reggie Bullock listed as probable, Spencer Hawes listed as doubtful tonight against Milwaukee

  • Clippers hold off late Pacers surge, win 103-96

    Clips Nation "Nothing comes easy on the road, I guess. Even wins against subpar teams in which you're up by a sizable margin. It's been a theme all year for the Clippers. Whether it comes down to just easing up off the gas and refusing to fully crush an opponent's throat, or the bench, the Clippers have made a..." December 11

  • Clippers Break Suns' Hearts, 121-120

    Clips Nation "Riding the spectacular play of Blake Griffin, the Clippers overcame red-hot shooting by the Phoenix Suns and a triple-double by ex-Clipper Eric Bledsoe to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat at the buzzer in overtime. The Clippers have won eight games in a row, and they next leave Staples..." December 09

  • How Should Ballmer's $2 Billion Purchase Of Clippers Impact NBA Team Values? "My colleagues and I are working on our annual NBA team TISI -1.19% valuations, which will be published January 21, and the most important question is this: How much should Steve Ballmer’s $2 billion price for the Los Angeles Clippers impact valuations? Ballmer’s $2 billion purchase, completed..." December 09

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin gets January court date on assault charge

    Los Angeles Times "The lawyer for Los Angeles Clippers star forward Blake Griffin on Monday told a Las Vegas judge that he has completed his investigation of a man’s claim that Griffin assaulted him inside a nightclub on the Strip. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Pro Tem William Jansen set a Jan. 12 status check..." December 09

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Reggie Bullock said he will not play tonight versus Pelicans but could be a few days away.

  • Clippers slam Magic 114-86

    Clips Nation "And that is how it's done. The Clippers jumped out to an early 9-0 lead and never looked back. JJ Redick and Blake Griffin were on fire to start the game sinking most everything that they threw up. I must admit, when I heard Nicola Vucevic would miss the game I was looking at the Magic roster..." December 04

  • Clippers keep fires burning at home with 127-101 rout of Timberwolves

    Los Angeles Times "The Clippers returned from one of the best trips in franchise history with something to prove. They needed to show they could sustain that kind of success at home. An entire month had passed with the Clippers somehow posting a far better record outside of Staples Center than within..." December 02

  • Blake Griffin, Chris Paul lead L.A. Clippers to win over Jazz

    L.A. Daily News "Blake Griffin scored 28 points and Chris Paul added 17 points and 10 assists to as the Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 112-96 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win. Jamal Crawford tallied 22 points and DeAndre Jordan grabbed 12 rebounds as the Clippers (11-5) closed a seven-game trip that..." November 30

  • Clippers play with focus to beat the Houston Rockets, 102-85

    Los Angeles Times "The Clippers focused on the Houston Rockets and not how soon they would be returning home to Los Angeles. And even though they were facing an undermanned Rockets team, the Clippers clamped down on defense, using that to pull off a 102-85 victory over Houston on Friday night at Toyota..." November 29

  • Chris Paul’s big third quarter sparks visiting Clippers’ win over Pistons

    L.A. Daily News "Chris Paul picked up his game in the third quarter, and the rest of the Clippers joined him in the fourth. Paul scored 14 of his 23 points in the third, and the Clippers beat the slumping Detroit Pistons 104-98 on Wednesday night. The Clippers outscored Detroit 32-25 in the final period. The..." November 27

  • Clippers Hammer Hornets 113-92

    Clips Nation "More than any other sport, basketball is a star-driven league; one player alone can affect a game in so many ways and end up being decisive to the outcome. Luckily, the Clippers have two stars in Blake Griffin and Chris Paul who played like superstars tonight, Blake scoring 22 points with 16..." November 25

  • Marc Gasol Dominates, Grizzlies Cruise to 12-2 with Win Over Clippers

    Grizzly Bear Blues "When Marc Gasol wants to score, he scores. When Marc Gasol wants to keep you from scoring, you do not score. When Marc Gasol takes over a basketball game, it belongs to him and him alone, and no one can do anything about it. Led by the big Spaniard's second straight 30-point performance, the..." November 24

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Chris Douglas-Roberts on Achilles': "I haven’t even asked for a timeline because I don’t want to hear something that I don’t want to hear."

  • Clippers jump out early, cruise in Miami, 110-93

    Clips Nation "couple of days ago, I had the audacity to wonder what was wrong with the Los Angeles Clippers. Since then, they've answered pretty emphatically -- nothing's wrong with us, biyotch. (To be fair, I'm not sure they said biyotch, nor am I sure how to spell it, but that was the gist at any rate.) In..." November 21

  • Clippers Mystify Magic 114-90

    Clips Nation "With the Clippers coming into one of the longest road trips of their season, preparing for 7 games in 11 nights including three back to backs, many thought this could be a make or break stretch after 9 games of lackluster play. If the first game of this trip is any sign, the Clippers are beginning..." November 20

  • Dave Chappelle: Sterling shouldn't have lost team

    ESPN Los Angeles "Disgraced former Clippers owner Donald Sterling doesn’t have many supporters, but count comedian Dave Chappelle as one who doesn’t think Sterling should have been banned for life by the NBA and eventually forced to sell his team for racist remarks he made privately that were later made public...." November 19

  • Bulls put on a show in Los Angeles, clobber Clippers

    CSN Chicago "It may have been a road game for the Bulls, but they have been making the road seem like home all season. Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler scored a team-high 22 points, grabbed six rebounds, and dished out eight assists as the Bulls started off their road trip with a 105-89 win over the Los Angeles..." November 18

  • Trust issues plaguing Clippers early "Trust is the glue that binds all good basketball teams together. It's the string that connects the five players on the court and makes sure they're playing as one. Nine games into the season, the Los Angeles Clippers are still trying to find their glue and string as they run around the..." November 18

  • Douglas-Roberts Dealing With Strained Achilles "Chris Douglas-Roberts’ absence the last couple of games now makes more sense. Head coach Doc Rivers said Saturday the Clippers forward is dealing with a strained Achilles. Rivers guessed it could take Douglas-Roberts about a week or two for his return, but at this point there’s no immediate..." November 17

  • Chris Douglas-Roberts out 1-2 weeks "Clippers forward Chris Douglas-Roberts has a strained right Achilles and could be sidelined one to two weeks, coach Doc Rivers said Saturday. Douglas-Roberts tweeted about the injury and the team's plan to sit him down until he recovers Friday." November 16

  • Chris Paul scores 32 points as Clippers clobber Suns 120-107

    L.A. Daily News "Now that’s more like it. The Clippers, struggling to become the team they were a season ago, finally came up with a really good effort Saturday night against the Phoenix Suns. They broke open a game that was tied at halftime and rolled to a 120-107 victory before a sellout crowd of 19,060 at..." November 16

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Doc Rivers said a friend mentioned "MWP" and he replied, "Who?' Told it was Metta World Peace, Rivers said, "I guess that's the new rumor."

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    Fred Katz @FredKatz

    Chris Douglas-Roberts has a partially torn Achilles, per a source close to the Clippers. Timetable TBA for now. #LAC

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

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    Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

    Blake Griffin on Vegas charge: "I'm not allowed to speak on that but I'm very confident in the situation once I can I will."

  • Blake Griffin Charged in Las Vegas Bitch Slapping "Blake Griffin has been charged with a crime for allegedly slapping the crap out of a man inside a Las Vegas nightclub ...TMZ Sports has learned. The incident went down last month when Blake was at Tao Nightclub. According to the alleged victim -- Daniel Schuman -- the Clippers superstar was..." November 13

  • Leonard powers fourth-quarter push in 89-85 victory over Clippers

    San Antonio Express-News "Kawhi Leonard fueled a major comeback as the Spurs scored 14 of the last 17 points to steal a big road victory away from the Clippers on Monday at Staples Center, 89-85. Leonard, suffering from an eye infection for most of the early season, was magnificent, setting a regular-season career high..." November 11

  • Faried admits to flop on Blake flagrant

    CSN Northwest "Steve Blake and Kenneth Faried provided some fireworks late in the fourth quarter of the Blazers 116-110 victory over the Nuggets. Faried set a pick on Blake, but added a little extra shove for good measure. Blake, all 6’3’, 172 pounds of him, took exception and delivered a hockey-style body..." November 10

  • L.A. Clippers rally to defeat Portland Trail Blazers 106-102 behind J.J. Redick’s 30 point game

    Los Angeles Times "As an eight-year veteran of the NBA and star at Duke, J.J. Redick has played in front of his fair share of crowds. But on Saturday, Redick played in front of someone he never had before: his 11-week-old son Knox. “My wife brought him onto the court with about 12 minutes left until the game and..." November 09

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    Doc Rivers said Glen Davis will play but not a lot today

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    #Clippers shake things up: Jamal Crawford starting for Matt Barnes at SF

  • Clippers' Griffin searches for balanced game

    Orange County Register "Blake Griffin can run. Blake Griffin can jump. Blake Griffin can practically fly. But through the Clippers’ first five games, Griffin hasn’t been able to balance. “I think it starts with me. I need to do a better job of mixing up and attacking more, not settling for jump shots,” he said..." November 08

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Glen Davis expected to play for Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers.

  • Doc Rivers rips his team following embarassing loss

    Orange County Register "Following an embarassing 121-104 loss to the Golden State Warriors, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers came out of the locker room upset with what happened on the floor and unimpressed with the tone of his team after. Here's what he had to say: "Tonight was great in the aspect, I kind of said,..." November 07

  • W's run roughshod over Clippers in blowout

    CSN Bay Area "After two days of buildup, the game was no contest. The Warriors on Wednesday night blew the Clippers off the Oracle Arena floor, taking a 121-104 victory over their Southern California rivals. Stephen Curry scored 28 points to lead five Warriors in double figures, as the squad pushed its..." November 06