Category: Blake Griffin

Zach Randolph Picks Up $25,000 Fine, Calls Himself “A Jacking Dude” When it Comes to Fighting

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Zach Randolph didn't beat up Kendrick Perkins, but it seems pretty clear the Memphis big man feels confident in his fighting skills if it would have come to blows. Randolph describes growing up getting into brawls, but his latest fine came despite there being no punches thrown. He and Perkins ...

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 ...

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 ...

LeBron, Carmelo, Durant and Blake Griffin Weigh in on Team USA’s Upcoming Test at 2012 Olympic Games

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

In 2008, Team USA Basketball was dubbed The Redeem Team during their quest to bounce back from a disappointing bronze medal showing in the 2004 Olympics and then a third-place finish in the 2006 World Championships during their eventual gold medal conquest at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. That motivation won't ...

As Injuries Pile for Team USA, Jerry Colangelo Insists “We’re Not Going to Miss a Beat”

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Injuries are starting to mount for the Team USA basketball program. The group already knew it was going to be without star guards Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade as well as big man Dwight Howard. Last week they got the news that Chris Bosh, who missed time in the playoffs ...

Blake Griffin Isn’t Concerned About Flopping or the Criticism Surrounding It

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Most of the talk about Blake Griffin during the first round of the NBA Playoffs seemed to surround his flopping, or at least accusations about him going out of his way to draw fouls. Now that his Los Angeles Clippers dispatched Memphis and have moved on to face the Spurs, ...

Charles Barkley on Blake Griffin’s Flopping Habit and Miami’s Failure to Utilize LeBron James in the Clutch

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

The Miami Heat failed to close out the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden Sunday, as Dwyane Wade missed a potential game-winning shot at the buzzer. While Miami still controls the series with a 3-1 lead, the fact that Wade and not LeBron James took that final shot has ...

Chris Paul Turns Emotional Roller Coaster Into Stable New Home in Los Angeles

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

At one point, or maybe multiple, Chris Paul thought he was moving east to join the New York Knicks. It never happened. Instead, he wound up going west and linked up with Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers. Paul describes the whole situation as a roller coaster, but says ...