Clippers Rumors & News

  • Utah Jazz beat Los Angeles Clippers 102-91, get back to .500 on the season

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward has been frustrated with his play and, after Monday's blowout loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, embarrassed. On Wednesday night, Hayward roared with pride as he made play after play to help lift his team to a 102-91 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Hayward scored a season-high..." November 26

  • Clippers get back to .500 mark with 111-94 win over Nuggets

    Clips Nation "It wasn't pretty, but the Los Angeles Clippers were finally able to get back into the win column Tuesday night. Winning at the Pepsi Center is never an easy proposition, but L.A. went into Denver and downed the Nuggets 111-94. Six Clippers finished in double-figures, including all five starters,..." November 25

  • Wesley Johnson provides spark for Clippers as a starter

    Los Angeles Times "Wesley Johnson was animated long before tipoff. He smiled while seated at his locker and answered instantaneously when asked if it would be exciting to make his first start for the Clippers. "Hell yeah, it's exciting," Johnson said. "I'm looking forward to it." Johnson was bouncy in the..." November 25

  • Raptors clip Clippers to finish road trip on a high

    Toronto Sun "Anyone who managed to stay with the Raptors/Clippers game for the full 48 minutes saw both the best and the worst of the Raptors. Fortunately for the visitors their best was a little better and a little longer sustained than the host Clippers. And their worst — like an eight-point third quarter..." November 23

  • Report: Josh Smith, Clippers coach engage in heated argument after loss

    The Score "A third straight loss for the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, courtesy of the Toronto Raptors, was enough for at least one player to lose his cool in a big way. Forward Josh Smith and an unnamed Clippers coach engaged in a profanity-laden argument in the locker room postgame, according to the..." November 23

  • Blazers ride return of Lillard Time to win over Los Angeles Clippers

    Oregonian "Lillard Time is back. And so are the Trail Blazers' winning ways. The Blazers seven-game losing streak came to a screeching halt Friday night with a 102-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers at the Moda Center. CJ McCollum provided hot shooting early and three Blazers recorded..." November 21

  • Warriors claw past Clippers, stay unbeaten

    CSN Bay Area "Not until the final two minutes did the Warriors ever take a lead. Not until the final buzzer was the victory, as well as their season-opening win streak, safe and secure. Down by as much as 23 points to the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night, the Warriors rallied back for an astonishing..." November 20

  • Blake Griffin After Another Loss to Warriors: "I Wouldn't Call This a Rivalry. They're the Better Team"

    Complex "The Golden State Warriors are now a perfect 13-0 on the season, after coming from 23 points down to beat the Clippers in Los Angeles. And what has been the league's most contentious rivalry over the past few seasons seems to have all but disappeared thanks to the Warriors' dominance. As a..." November 20

  • Doc Rivers: Stephenson can help Clippers, 'just not right now'

    The Score "Lost in the midst of the Los Angeles Clippers' fourth quarter collapse against the perfect Golden State Warriors on Thursday was the fact that Lance Stephenson failed to see any floor time. Born Ready has looked anything but for the Clippers, averaging 5.6 points and three rebounds through an..." November 20

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    Monte Poole @MontePooleCSN

    Doc Rivers says Chris Paul will play for #Clippers vs. #Warriors tonight. No Redick.

  • Doc Rivers says Paul Pierce will start Thursday against Golden State

    Clips Nation "Injuries have forced Doc Rivers to tinker with his starting lineup over the past few games. The Clippers have been without both J.J. Redick and Chris Paul for each of the last two outings, and neither seems likely to play when the Warriors come to L.A. Thursday night. If neither player is able to..." November 19

  • Report: Khloe Kardashian developed staph infection while with Lamar Odom

    Larry Brown Sports "Khloe Kardashian is reportedly battling a staph infection that she contracted while visiting with Lamar Odom in the hospital. According to TMZ, Kardashian cancelled a portion of her book tour this week because she has developed a high fever, swollen glands and intermittent chills. She is said..." November 19

  • Lamar Odom is ‘confused,’ doesn’t know drugs caused brain injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Odom is very fortunate to have survived the drug overdose that landed him in intensive care last month, but the former NBA star still has a long road to recovery. In a recent appearance on “Ellen,” Khloe Kardashian confirmed that Odom has suffered brain damage as a result of several..." November 18

  • Champions League set to debut in 2016 with former NBA players, 16 teams

    USA Today "When it comes to jobs that are hard to land, it doesn’t get much tougher than the NBA. At most, there are 450 roster spots to be had by the world’s best players. Consider there were approximately 5,600 Division I men’s college players in 2014 in America alone, and you start to understand it’s..." November 18

  • J.J. Redick just wants to be ‘clutter free’

    USA Today "In basketball and life, that’s the goal for the 31-year-old who has fast become one of the more engaging personalities in the NBA. Be focused. Be fiery. Be effective. And as his Los Angeles Clippers (6-4) continue to find their way (and their health) yet again in the brutal Western Conference,..." November 18

  • Billy Hunter files amended wrongful-termination complaint against NBPA

    The Score "Former NBPA boss Billy Hunter continues to seek damages from the union for the circumstances surrounding his termination in 2013. Hunter's attorneys filed an amended complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, seeking a jury trial on four breach-of-contract claims, reports Ken..." November 17

  • Lamar Odom could face felony drug charge

    The Score "The basketball world has rallied around Lamar Odom during his recovery from a drug overdose, but the former NBA star may now be facing a felony drug charge. Nye County District Attorney Angela Bello revealed Monday that a prosecutor is considering whether to file a count of unlawful use of..." November 17

  • Sterling loses appeal to reverse $2B sale of Clippers "A California appeals court has rejected former Clippers owner Donald Sterling's attempt to reverse the $2 billion sale of the team. The 2nd District Court of Appeal ruled Monday that Sterling failed to show any legal error by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge who approved the sale last..." November 16

  • Crawford scores 37 points to lead the Clippers past the Pistons

    Orange County Register "It doesn’t happen as often as it used to, but Saturday afternoon Jamal Crawford reminded everyone – his teammates, his coaches and his critics – that he can still score in bunches. Crawford and Blake Griffin carried the heft of the offensive load, combining to outscore the Detroit Pistons in..." November 15

  • Lamar Odom Can't Recognize Friends And Family; Docs Fear Serious Brain Damage

    TMZ "Lamar Odom's in rough shape -- having a tough time with communication and mobility -- and we're told it's so bad, he can't recognize some close friends and family. Our sources tell us Lamar has made little progression in the last couple weeks. We're told he's only able to speak a word here and..." November 14

  • Knight, Bledsoe shine in rout of Clippers

    Arizona Republic "The Suns knew they were not far away from being the quality team they envisioned and finishing off games like the one they almost won against the Clippers earlier this month in Los Angeles. Moving the venue to Phoenix nine days later and taking the Clippers starting backcourt, Chris Paul and..." November 13

  • Kobe serves as consultant, not measuring stick, for Wesley Matthews

    ESPN "The competitive spirit that burns inside Wesley Matthews wanted to outwork Kobe Bryant. Matthews, who is quick to remind you that he’s an undrafted dude that has been proving people wrong his whole career, had heard how hard Bryant worked to return from a ruptured left Achilles tendon in a..." November 13

  • Hedo Turkoglu retires from the NBA

    USA Today "Hedo Turkoglu announced his retirement Friday in a press release from the Orlando Magic. Turkoglu played 15 seasons in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers. “I am very thankful and grateful for the..." November 13

  • Clippers' Doc Rivers blasts officials after Blake Griffin's ejection

    CBS Sports "Already without Chris Paul and J.J. Redick, the Los Angeles Clippers became even more short-handed against the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night when Blake Griffin was ejected after being whistled for two technical fouls in the first half. Griffin picked up his first tech early in the second..." November 13

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    Rowan Kavner @RowanKavner

    Chris Paul is out (groin). Pablo Prigioni to start.

  • Redick Out for Clippers' Next Two Games "Back spasms will keep Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard J.J. Redick out of the lineup for the team’s next two games, including tonight’s TNT matchup against the Phoenix Suns. Redick suffered back spasms after playing just 14 minutes in the Clippers loss in Dallas Wednesday night and did not..." November 12

  • The Mavericks helped by 'basketball gods' in 118-108 win against the Clippers

    Mavs Moneyball "After the first signature win of the season, the Mavericks can finally put the DeAndre Jordan decision behind them for good. Dirk Nowitzki scratched an itch that had been festering on the backs of Mavericks fans everywhere for the last three months with his vintage 31 point performance. Wes..." November 12

  • Kardashians Allegedly Receiving Offers For Lamar Odom Drug Movie

    Black Sports Online "The Lamar Odom overdose story has had many twist and turns. What began as a story of an ex-NBA player overdosing in a Las Vegas brothel has become a complicated story of love triangles, big money, drugs and health issues. Those aspects are shared by many of Hollywood’s best scripts and according..." November 12

  • Brian Scalabrine says Paul Pierce is the best trash talker he’s ever seen

    Boston "If Brian Scalabrine decrees it, it is undeniably true: Paul Pierce is the NBA’s best trash talker. Writing a mailbag for The Players Tribune, Scalabrine was asked to name the best trash talker he ever played with or or against. “Paul Pierce is the greatest trash talker I’ve ever encountered..." November 12

  • Chandler Parsons: DeAndre Jordan's 'not a priority to us' or Clippers

    The Score "Chandler Parsons may not have been in the lineup for Wednesday night's showdown with the Los Angeles Clippers, but the Dallas Mavericks forward still managed to get off the shot of the night. Following the Mavs' 118-108 win over L.A., Parsons had some choice words for Clippers center DeAndre..." November 12

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Mark Cuban said he saved all his text messages from DeAndre Jordan and might detail them all at a later date.

  • Clippers win a stupidly stupid game that was stupid for 48 minutes, beat Grizzlies 94-92

    Clips Nation "U-G-L-Y. You ain’t got no alibi, you ugly! Hey! You ugly! They don’t make many games like the one that was played tonight. Then again, it should be of no surprise that a game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies turned into a repulsive display of basketball. These two teams..." November 10

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    Pete Pranica @PetePranica

    Clips have listed Chris Paul as "doubtful" for tonight's game with a sore groin.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Chris Paul will be upgraded to probable tonight against Memphis

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Chris Paul listed as "doubtful" for Clippers game with Memphis Monday

  • James Harden leads Rockets past Clippers

    Houston Chronicle "After torching the Clippers from start to finish, James Harden needed just one more possession to go to work. The Clippers had done everything they could to get the ball out of Harden’s hands, intentionally fouling centers and trapping Harden and pushing through a late 9-2 run to a tie game...." November 08

  • NBA says refs missed goaltending call at end of Clippers-Rockets game

    ESPN "The NBA ruled Sunday that Houston center Dwight Howard should have been whistled for goaltending at the end of the Rockets' 109-105 victory Saturday over the Los Angeles Clippers. Down two points, Clippers forward Blake Griffin had a potential game-tying shot bounce off the rim with about 18.8..." November 08

  • Griffin sympathetic after NBA admits refs missed Rockets' goaltend

    The Score "The NBA's Last Two Minute Report on Sunday acknowledged that officials didn't call a goaltend by Dwight Howard with 18.8 seconds left in the Houston Rockets' victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. While the play couldn't be reviewed because no goaltending call was made, the..." November 08

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    No decision on Chris Paul for tonight as of yet, but he says if he can play, he will.

  • Grizzlies not happy with Clippers' 'childish' tweet on rout by Warriors

    ESPN "The Grizzlies aren't taking kindly to a tweet sent by the Western Conference-rival Clippers that took a dig at Memphis' rout at the hands of the Golden State Warriors two days earlier. After the Clippers lost 112-108 at Golden State on Wednesday, the Clippers' Twitter account posted the losing..." November 07

  • Report: Paul's right groin injury not serious

    ESPN "Los Angeles Clippers starting point guard Chris Paul suffered a right groin injury during the game against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. Paul doesn't think it's a serious issue moving forward. From Dan Wokie of The Orange County Register: "A day later, the severity of the injury is..." November 06

  • Clippers employee disciplined by team for tweet

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers employee who sent a controversial tweet Wednesday night that was later deleted has been disciplined by the team. Los Angeles Times reporter Ben Bolch shared the news: After the Clippers fell to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday 112-108, a tweet was sent from the..." November 06

  • Warriors rally past Clips, improve to 5-0

    CSN Bay Area "After four games during which he presided over blowout wins, interim Warriors coach Luke Walton was baptized Wednesday night. And in the most dramatic game of the season, Walton came up a winner, thanks largely to the exploits of Stephen Curry. Curry scored 31 points – 15 during a pulsating..." November 05

  • Metta World Peace blasts Kardashians amid Odom overdose

    New York Post "Lakers forward Metta World Peace is not holding back when it comes to Lamar Odom’s estranged in-laws. “I hated everyone that knew Lamar that’s not from Queens,” the outspoken NBA star reveals during a candid interview with VladTV (via TMZ), following his longtime friend’s life-threatening..." November 05

  • Clippers' Paul 'without question' expects to play vs. Rockets

    The Score "A strained groin that forced him to sit out the final possession Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors shouldn't cost Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul any games. "I'll be good," Paul said, according to's Rowan Kavner. "Go home, let my kids take care of me...." November 05

  • Lamar Odom Tells Khloe to "Get Out" After Hospital Drama

    US Magazine "Don’t expect a Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom reconciliation just yet. In Us Weekly’s new cover story, the tense ins and outs of the estranged spouses’ current relationship are uncovered. Odom, 35, who is still recovering in L.A.’s Cedars-Sinai hospital after being found unconscious in a..." November 05

  • Oddsmakers say George Karl, Lionel Hollins coaches on hottest seats

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s inevitable. Some team is going to get off to a slow start, ownership/top management will be looking for a scapegoat, and a coach will get fired in the middle of the season. Even though the guys swinging the axe are more likely at fault for the team’s problems than the guy on the receiving..." November 04

  • Clippers defeat Suns 102-96, move to 4-0

    Clips Nation "The Clippers remain unbeaten in the 2015-2016 season after a tough win over the gritty Phoenix Suns. The Clippers were up most of the game and looked like they could pull away early in the 3rd quarter, but the Suns came back and never really left. Although the final result wasn't in too much..." November 03

  • Blake Griffin goes big again, Clippers hold off Kings

    Orange County Register "In an arena where one of the paid patrons dressed like an undead mariachi, the scariest thing was happening on the court. Blake Griffin, once one of the top athletes in the NBA, is now clearly one of the best players in the NBA. And for stretches, just like it happened Saturday night at..." November 01

  • Rockets Sign Free Agent Chuck Hayes "Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed free agent center Chuck Hayes. He will wear #44. Hayes (6-6, 240) was not selected in the 2005 NBA Draft but signed with Houston during 2005-06 and spent his first six seasons with the Rockets." November 01