Clippers Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Bad blood runs deep in pivotal Warriors-Clippers showdown

    USA Today "As is always the case when the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers prepare to face off, that tired, overused, overly simplistic word that doesn't truly define what they have going here was dragged out yet again. Rivalry. "It's not a rivalry," Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala..." November 05

  • Clippers growing mustaches -- some good, others great -- for Movember

    Fox Sports West "Move over, 'Lob City.' Hello, 'Stache City.' Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, J.J. Redick and all Clippers players are sporting mustaches for Movember, which brings awareness to men's health issues. Griffin doesn't seem used to his new facial hair yet, but it's only been four..." November 04

  • Clippers play very solid first half, hold on to defeat Utah 107-101

    L.A. Daily News "Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder was fielding questions from reporters before his team took on the Clippers on Monday night at Staples Center. One asked Quin what he is seeing from the Clippers right now. “The same thing we’ve seen for a while,” he said. “They’re a very good team that’s incredibly..." November 04

  • Kings find winning formula to knock off Clippers

    Sacramento Bee "Teams that win consistently in the NBA trust each other, play unselfishly and do the little things that lead to victories. The Kings figured out how to concoct that formula Sunday afternoon and put away the Los Angeles Clippers late, 98-92, at Staples Center. The game showcased the dominance..." November 03

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Chris Paul has a left foot sprain -- will return.

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    Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

    Clippers Injury Report: Doubtful - Jamal Crawford (Bruised ribs) Out - Glen Davis (Strained right groin)

  • Blake Griffin leads Clippers to 118-111 win over Lakers

    Los Angeles Times "Welp, that's now two consecutive games in which Blake Griffin has made two critical free throws with the game on the line to give his team the win. Griffin was sent to the line with the Clippers leading by one point, 112-111, over the Lakers and only 21.3 seconds left. He made both of his shots..." November 01

  • Clippers open Steve Ballmer era with 93-90 victory over the Thunder

    Los Angeles Times "The Clippers unveiled a new ad campaign before their season opener, with Blake Griffin dunking and DeAndre Jordan flexing and Chris Paul directing amid a montage of plays shown on the video board. Then they went out and lived up to the "be relentless" theme Thursday night at Staples Center...." October 31

  • Adam Silver Wants To Help Set Rules For Legalized Sports Gambling "In Adam Silver's opinion, the current gambling laws aren't stopping fans from betting on sports -- they're only restricting domestic opportunities. As sports gambling in New Jersey inches closer to a reality, Silver believes now is the time to start accepting the "inevitable" future. The NBA..." October 31

  • Report: Steve Ballmer could save $1 billion taxes due to purchase of Clippers

    Pro Basketball Talk "Why did Steve Ballmer pay $2 billion – nearly double Bank of America’s valuation – for the Clippers? Because he loves basketball? To boost his profile? Because he wanted a platform to act like a maniac? To undermine Apple one customer at a time? Those probably all contributed, but..." October 30

  • Blake Griffin still finding room to improve for Clippers

    L.A. Daily News "Blake Griffin finished third in the Most Valuable Player voting this past season. But the MVP issue is not something the Clippers’ 6-foot-10 power forward feels all that comfortable discussing. He hasn’t earned it yet, and he knows it. “It’s not even something I put much thought into, to be..." October 30

  • PSD’s 2014-2015 NBA Western Conference Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    The Western Conference is filthy. In the Eastern Conference their are two elite teams and everyone else, the west has seven teams that, with a bit of luck, could win the NBA championship. The regular season and playoffs are going to be battle of attrition with furious competition and a list of teams and fan bases ready for long playoff runs. October 29

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Keep eye on Tobias Harris. Won't sign ext w/Orlando b4 10/31. Restricted FA next summer. Nike deal gives him upgrade if he in LA, NY or CHI

  • Blake Griffin -- ALLEGEDLY B***H-SLAPPED CLUBGOER ... Cops Investigating "Blake Griffin has been accused of bitch-slapping a 39-year-old man inside a nightclub in Vegas this weekend ... TMZ Sports has learned. Here's what we know ... a man named Daniel says he was partying at Tao nightclub in the Venetian in the early hours of October 19th when he tried to take a..." October 23

  • Rivers expresses thoughts on shortening preseason

    Fox Sports West "Wednesday night the Clippers got what was likely the closest thing they're going to get to a real regular season game in a 108-105 win over Phoenix. It was preseason game No. 7. Or three more than head coach Doc Rivers feels needs to be played in the preseason. The Clippers have one more..." October 23

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The NBA draft lottery reform has been voted down at Board of Governors meeting, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. System stays.

  • Matt Barnes' shooting is still bad news for Clippers

    Los Angeles Times "Those 18 pounds might not have been the only thing Matt Barnes shed over the summer. He also appears to have lost his shooting touch. The Clippers small forward made one of seven shots Tuesday night against the Golden State Warriors and it actually qualified as an improvement over his..." October 22

  • Why the NBA's draft lottery reform is a slippery slope

    Yahoo! Sports "Everyone understands the reasons the Philadelphia 76ers want the NBA to wait on implementing a plan to reform the draft lottery: They need one more season to complete a most brazen two-year tanking cycle. The Sixers didn't invent the idea of gutting a roster to short-circuit a path to the No. 1..." October 21

  • Blake Griffin vows to 'stand up for himself' more after hard fouls

    SB Nation "Griffin hasn't strongly retaliated after any of the hard fouls he has taken throughout his career, but that could change in the future. Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin has always done an admirable job restraining himself from retaliating after taking a hard foul, but after getting..." October 21

  • Donald Sterling withdraws lawsuit against NBA, wife

    Los Angeles Times "Donald Sterling has withdrawn his lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court that accused his wife, Shelly, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the league of fraud in the sale of the Clippers. The move last week came as Sterling’s federal anti-trust lawsuit against the NBA continues. “We believe..." October 21

  • Chris Paul & Blake Griffin -- HILARIOUS ROOKIE HAZING ... In Vegas Nightclub "Seems the L.A. Clippers are over that whole Donald Sterling thing -- because the team hit up a Vegas nightclub together Saturday night ... and even (playfully) hazed one of their rookies right on the dance floor. It all went down at Tao in the Venetian -- where Chris Paul was the "celebrity..." October 20

  • Griffin: 'Probably' will retaliate for hard fouls

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin said his frustration over continued hard fouls "probably" will result in him retaliating if it continues. Griffin and Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker had to be separated in the third quarter of the Clippers' 101-97 preseason win Friday when Booker..." October 19

  • Glen Davis (groin) out 2 weeks "Clippers forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis suffered a right groin strain in practice Thursday and likely will be out until the season opener Oct. 30. Davis suffered the injury while setting a screen during practice. He is expected to miss two weeks." October 18

  • Blake Griffin calls Steve Ballmer 'a cool dad,' Donald Sterling a 'weird uncle'

    SB Nation "The Los Angeles Clippers have only been owned by Steve Ballmer for a few months, but star player Blake Griffin has already thrown his support fully behind the former Microsoft CEO. Comparing the Clippers' new owner to their previous one, Donald Sterling, in a piece for The Players' Tribune,..." October 17