Clippers Rumors & News

  • Blake Griffin's 16th technical triggers one game suspension

    ESPN Los Angeles "Clippers forward Blake Griffin and guard J.J. Redick will not travel with the team for its final regular-season game Wednesday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Clippers coach Doc Rivers already had planned on resting Redick, but the decision to give Griffin the night off was essentially..." April 16

  • Clippers opting for rest, not playoff position

    Fox Sports "It turns out the Clippers do have something to play for. If the stars align favorably Wednesday night, they can still finish with the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs. But don't count on it. In fact, don't bet on it. The Clippers won their final regular-season home game,..." April 16

  • Clippers Mine The Nuggets, 117-105

    Clips Nation "This game was played with a very nonchalant style from the beginning. After the Clippers got out to a 13-0 start, it became clear that they were going to win this one big, and the rest of the game played out as somewhat of a final runthrough for the starters, a chance for them to get a nice run in..." April 16

  • Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan lead Clippers to victory over Kings

    L.A. Daily News "It took some time for the playoff-bound Clippers to dispatch the lowly Sacramento Kings on Saturday. But after leading by just two points rather early in the fourth quarter, they turned up the heat and came away with a 117-101 victory before 19,060 at Staples Center. It was the Clippers’ 134th..." April 13

  • Jamal Crawford set to make return

    ESPN.com "Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford practiced with the team Friday and is expected to play Saturday against the Sacramento Kings. Crawford has been sidelined the past five games with a strained left calf. It was the same injury that sidelined him for eight of nine games last..." April 12

  • Thunder takes down Clippers

    The Oklahoman "There’s a reason Scott Brooks doesn’t put a ton of stock into seeding. And it’s real simple. “It’s not about who has the best seed,” the Thunder coach said before a pivotal showdown with the Los Angeles Clippers that would go a long way in determining just that. “It’s about who can win..." April 10

  • Doc Rivers does not like thought of Jamal Crawford being out until playoffs

    Long Beach Press-Telegram "Clippers coach Doc Rivers shudders at the thought of guard Jamal Crawford not playing again until the playoffs begin. It just doesn’t bode well for a player to miss so many games down the stretch of the regular season, then expect him to be all he has been with a flip of a switch. “I don’t..." April 07

  • Chris Paul, Blake Griffin lead Clippers to 120-97 victory over Lakers

    L.A. Daily News "Mike D’Antoni is coach of one of the worst Lakers teams in franchise history. That doesn’t mean he’s not smart enough to know which Clippers players he has to fear most. “They have a lot of weapons and obviously (Chris) Paul spearheads the whole thing,” D’Antoni said ahead of Sunday’s game with..." April 07

  • Mourning, Richmond reportedly elected to Hall of Fame

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04

  • Mavericks finally foil Clippers' plans

    Orange County Register "The Clippers have traveled a very specific road against the Dallas Mavericks in their previous games – go down by double digits, come back and steal the win. Thursday, that path finally turned treacherous, as the Clippers fell, 113-107, to the Mavericks at Staples Center. Dallas star Dirk..." April 04

  • Rivers: Redick likely to return vs. Mavs

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick will likely make his return to the team Thursday against the Dallas Mavericks after missing the last 25 games because of a bulging disk in his lower back, Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. Rivers said there was a "75 percent" chance Redick would return..." April 03

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    BG said he will be cautious about back heading into final few regular season games, but added other than some "tightness" he's unconcerned

  • Clippers Gut Out Comeback Win Over Suns, 112-108

    Clips Nation "With the Golden State Warriors' 111-90 loss to the San Antonio Spurs earlier tonight, the Clippers had a chance to clinch the Pacific Division for the second straight year with a win over the Phoenix Suns. Thanks to losses by the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warriors, Phoenix had the..." April 03

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Blake Griffin shooting before Clippers shootaround Doc says Blake "game time decision" for Clips @Suns tonight pic.twitter.com/eRc18iUqJC

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Blake Griffin (back spasms), Jamal Crawford (sore left Achilles') both doubtful for Clippers @Phoenix Wednesday

  • Glen Davis talks to media about Rockets game

    NBA.com "Glen “Big Baby” Davis is known for playing with a good deal of emotion. Sometimes, according to Davis, that can be a good thing and other times it’s not. On Saturday, when the veteran forward was sent to the locker room by Head Coach Doc Rivers for disciplinary reasons during the second quarter..." April 01

  • Clippers ride Jordan to victory over Timberwolves

    Orange County Register "DeAndre Jordan is the common thread the Clippers have been able to cling to these past 75 games. The team has been without Chris Paul, J.J. Redick, Jamal Crawford, Matt Barnes, Darren Collison and Jared Dudley at times. And Monday in Minneapolis, the Clippers were without Blake Griffin for the..." April 01

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Hearing Blake Griffin doubtful for Clippers at Minny Monday night with back spasms.

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Clippers come out to warmup for game without Blake Griffin on court.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Doc Rivers said Blake Griffin is "50-50" to play tonight against Minnesota.

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Hearing Blake Griffin doubtful for Clippers at Minny Monday night with back spasms.

  • Glen Davis kicked off Clippers' bench

    ESPN.com "Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis was sent back to the team's locker room by coach Doc Rivers with 10:21 left in the second quarter and missed the rest of Saturday night's game for disciplinary issues. Davis was visibly upset as he walked toward the team bench after being taken..." March 30

  • Blake Griffin exits with back spasms

    ESPN.com "Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin left Saturday night's 118-107 win against the Houston Rockets with back spasms and did not return. Griffin departed with 5:48 left in the first quarter. He was grabbing his lower back as he walked off the court and continued to hold it as he bit his..." March 30

  • Clippers beat Houston, 118-107, despite the pain and yelling

    Los Angeles Times "Losing All-Star power forward Blake Griffin with back spasms had already put the Clippers in a tough predicament, but it got more difficult when Coach Doc Rivers grew so upset at Glen Davis that he had the backup forward escorted from the game. The Clippers just pressed on, walloping the..." March 30

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    Madelyn Burke @MadelynBurke

    Danny Granger (hamstring) out for the remaining 3 games of this road trip. Doc Rivers says Granger was sent back to LA. #Clippers

  • Clippers tame the Mavericks again, 109-103

    Los Angeles Times "Even when the Clippers lost their composure Thursday night, they still found a way to own the Dallas Mavericks. Even though the Clippers have trailed the Mavericks in the fourth quarter in each of their games this season, Los Angeles still found a way to own Dallas. With Chris Paul leading..." March 28

  • New Orleans Pelicans beat Los Angeles Clippers 98-96

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Somewhere near and far, New Orleans Pelicans guards Jrue Holiday, Eric Gordon, Austin Rivers and Brian Roberts sat and watched Wednesday's game unfold, recovering from their individual ailments. Somehow, the Pelicans made due without their services. With just two backcourt players available..." March 27

  • Clippers take their time passing the Bucks but still get 50th win

    Los Angeles Times "All you need to know about the season Milwaukee is having is that Philadelphia is on a 25-game losing streak . . . and still has a better record than that of the NBA-worst Bucks. The Bucks brought their traveling woe show to Staples Center on Monday night and somehow kept things more than..." March 25

  • Clippers hold off Pistons for 112-103 victory

    L.A. Daily News "Detroit Pistons coach John Loyer was asked before Saturday’s game against the Clippers if he thought there was a chance the Clippers could come out and struggle because they hadn’t played since Monday. Loyer wasn’t buying it. “That’s a veteran team,” he said. The Clippers got off to a..." March 23

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Redick listed as out tonight against DET. Crawford is a game-time decision and Collison is listed as probable.

  • Sponsor Logos "Inevitable" For NBA Jerseys

    ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Jamal Crawford plans to play Saturday. Says left calf is better

  • Nuggets defeat Clippers behind balanced effort led by Kenneth Faried

    Denver Post "In the last four days the Nuggets have taken down the Miami Heat and then on Monday, the NBA's hottest team, the L.A. Clippers. The next logical question the players wondered after their 110-100 win at the Pepsi Center was: Why couldn't this happen all year long? It's a complicated answer...." March 18

  • Clippers rout Cavaliers, 102-80, to extend winning streak to 11 games

    Los Angeles Times "Even more short-handed, the Clippers just continued to roll. They lost Darren Collison to an illness Sunday night, but that didn't stop the Clippers from extending their winning streak to 11 games with a 102-80 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Staples Center. Chris Paul made sure the..." March 17

  • Doc Rivers, Clippers players oppose raising NBA’s age limit

    Pro Basketball Talk "NBA commissioner Adam Silver said over All-Star weekend that raising the league’s age limit to 20 was something on his list of priorities. But there are plenty who will argue against that, including several members of the Los Angeles Clippers. It’s a tricky topic, because from the league’s..." March 16

  • Clippers extend streak to 10 with a win over Jazz

    L.A. Daily News "You know what? I kind of love this victory by the Los Angeles Clippers over the Utah Jazz. Sure, we expect the Clippers to beat the worst team in the Western Conference, and we probably expect them to do it more easily than this. It certainly wasn't pleasant watching as the Utah maintained a lead..." March 15

  • Lamar Odom (back) returns to U.S.

    ESPN.com "After playing in just two games, Lamar Odom's comeback in Spain is on hold because of a back injury. Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com on Friday that Odom is expected to miss at least a month because of the persistent back issue, which prompted his new Spanish team to allow Odom to..." March 14

  • Clippers to decide whether to shut down J.J. Redick or not

    Orange County Register "The Clippers are nearing a decision on J.J. Redick’s future this season. The team will determine in the upcoming weeks whether Redick is healthy enough to rejoin the team. If he’s not, the club will likely shut Redick down for the rest of the season in an attempt to have him ready for training..." March 13

  • Clippers' Blake Griffin is confronted by Jermaine O'Neal after game

    Los Angeles Times "Blake Griffin was talking to friends in a Staples Center hallway after the Clippers’ victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night when Jermaine O’Neal walked up and got into Griffin’s face. Griffin was posing for pictures when he was approached by the angry backup center for the..." March 13

  • Clippers Take Down The Warriors, 111-98

    Clips Nation "While the faces of the franchise will make you think of Golden State as an offensive team, the truth is that, at their core, the Warriors are more like the Grizzlies than the Spurs. They are a team that wins because they have a tremendous defensive center and versatile wings up and down the roster..." March 13

  • Clippers offense suffers without Jamal Crawford and J.J. Redick

    Los Angeles Times "With Jamal Crawford out again because of a strained left calf and J.J. Redick still out because of a bulging disk in his lower back, the Clippers are missing a big part of their offense. Crawford is the reserve shooting guard who became the starter when Redick went down. Redick is the starting..." March 11

  • Blake Griffin’s 37 points lead Clippers past Phoenix

    L.A. Daily News "The Phoenix Suns have had the Clippers’ attention ever since Dec. 30, when they beat the Clippers by 19 points at Staples Center. Now you can add the Suns as yet another “rival” after the season series took a more physical turn during the Clippers’ 112-105 home victory Monday night. Blake..." March 11

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    Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

    Jamal Crawford said he returned too soon. Said he needs to get his left calf stronger. He'll miss Monday's game and he's day to day.

  • Glen Davis says there’s a ‘supernatural belief’ surrounding the Clippers

    Orange County Register "Glen “Big Baby” Davis felt something in the Clippers locker room Thursday night at Staples Center. It had nothing to do with the unusual heat that had players and reporters sweating postgame. It didn’t even have a ton to do with the largest win in Clippers’ franchise history, which Davis and..." March 09

  • Clippers Stumble To A 109-108 Victory Over The Hawks

    Clips Nation "When you string together a bunch of wins in a row, you're bound to have a game like this one sprinkled in there somewhere. And given that the Clippers have been so good in the other six games of this streak - blowing out bottom feeders like the Lakers and the Pelicans (twice) while taking down top..." March 09

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Jamal Crawford is a game-time decision tonight. Went through shootaround and felt good.

  • Clippers score biggest win in franchise history, dominate Lakers

    L.A. Daily News "Five seconds into the second half, Chris Paul picked up a steal and Matt Barnes finished when Paul missed a reverse layup. Less than a minute into the third period, the Clippers had run off six points to hike their lead to 39 points and then, finally, there were some boos for the Lakers at..." March 07

  • Dudley out versus Lakers

    NBA.com "Clippers forward Jared Dudley will not play Thursday night against the Lakers due to mid-back spasms. Dudley suffered the injury in the second half of Tuesday’s 104-96 victory over the Phoenix Suns as he drove to the basket for a layup. He immediately left the game and did not return. He is..." March 06

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    Jared Dudley (mid-back spasms) will not return.

  • Clippers Vanquish The Suns, 104-96

    Clips Nation "The Clippers went on a wild roller coaster ride in Phoenix, peaking when Matt Barnes lifted the team's spirits with a monster third quarter run and finishing off with a solid stance against a furious Suns run. Basketball is funny sometimes. It's funny how you can go into halftime with your two..." March 05