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Vinny Del Negro Likes the Way the Clippers Look On Paper But Knows There Is Work to Be Done

Monday, October 8th, 2012

For so long the Los Angeles Clippers have been one of the punchlines in the NBA with so many failed first round picks but the Clippers took a huge leap a season ago. After so much heartache, Los Angeles won 40 games in a shortened season, they made it to ...

Blake Griffin: The Los Angeles Clippers Have Become A Destination

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

It wasn't too long ago when the Los Angeles Clippers roster was a place where careers went to die. OK, maybe that's a bit harsh, but players certainly weren't going there to be relevant. It appears, with stars Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in town, time's are a changing. The Clippers ...

Blake Griffin: “I’m about 99.9 percent right now”

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

When Blake Griffin went down with a knee injury in July, all Clippers fans held their breath hoping the injury wasn’t severe. After all, the face of the franchise and one of the most exciting players in the NBA has already lost one season in his career, and his bulky ...

Chris Paul: Best Basketball Player in the World…At Least If You Ask Him

Monday, August 20th, 2012

For Chris Paul, the last year and change has been quite a whirlwind. But it has also been extremely rewarding. It all started last NBA offseason when Paul was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers, where he promptly helped lead L.A. back to the playoffs. Then after a successful regular ...

Grant Hill Doesn’t Harbor Any Ill Will Towards Phoenix Suns, ‘Excited’ To Be A Los Angeles Clipper

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Grant Hill enjoyed his time with the Phoenix Suns, but after looking at the landscape of the organization this offseason he decided his best move was to look elsewhere. The small forward signed a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers worth $4 million dollars, and he is excited to ...

Vinny Del Negro: Criticism Last Season Was Unfair, But You Have to Deal With It

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

There were times during this past NBA season where it appeared that Vinny Del Negro was on his way out of Los Angeles. Reports came out that the Clippers' head coach had lost the locker room at the same time that the team was noticeably in a funk. But they ...

Chauncey Billups Says He’s Still a Few Months Away From Returning to the Court

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Just about two weeks ago, the Los Angeles Clippers were staring at a roster without a shooting guard on it. Now they have two after re-signing Chauncey Billups and bringing in free agent Jamal Crawford. The only real question is about Mr. Big Shot’s health. Last season, the Clippers got ...

Chris Paul Says This Year’s Olympic Team Is Better Than the One That Took Home Gold in Beijing

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

After making it to the playoffs and then winning a first round playoff matchup against Memphis, the Los Angeles Clippers followed up their solid step in the right direction by completing several key transactions to start the offseason. The Clippers re-signed Chauncey Billups and Blake Griffin, and added both Jamal ...

Lamar Odom Is Happy to be Back Home

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Lamar Odom was traded by the Lakers twice last season. One trade was expected to land him in New Orleans but was nixed by Commissioner David Stern. Shortly after that, Odom was sent to Dallas where he could never get his game together. Odom seemed like he never recovered from ...

Vinny Del Negro Reflects Back on the “First Year of the Project” in Los Angeles

Friday, June 1st, 2012

There were high hopes for the Los Angeles Clippers this season, especially after they traded for Chris Paul at the beginning of the season. Even though they are watching the Western Conference Finals from home right now, the season has to be classified as a success. In Vinny Del Negro’s ...