Category: Chris Paul

Chris Paul Says the Key for the Clippers This Season Is Peaking at the Right Time

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

For so many years the Los Angeles Clippers were the NBA's punchline. Whether it was bad luck with injuries, poor decisions made by the front office or blown Lottery picks, Los Angeles couldn't do much right and they were consistently near the bottom of the standings. Then something changed to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

After Initial Hesitation, Chauncey Billups Fits Right In With The Los Angeles Clippers

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Chauncey Billups didn't want to be picked up by anyone off waivers, let alone a team like the Los Angeles Clippers who were mired in a long funk instead of contending for an NBA title. That was then; this is now. The Clippers head into tonight's battle with Lakers atop the ...

David Stern Tries to Explain the League’s Stance on the Chris Paul Trade

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern has done a lot to grow the NBA game, but recently he has been at the center of some criticism even after the lockout was lifted. It all stems from his role in the nixing of the Chris Paul to the Lakers trade that looked like ...