Clippers Rumors & News

  • Clippers extinguish Suns, 120-100

    Clips Nation "After it seemed like this game would come down to the wire, the Clippers used a 24-6 over the final 7:15 to distance themselves from the Suns and ultimately win by 20. The third meeting of the year between the Clippers and the Suns went about as expected for the first 24 minutes. It was a very..." January 26

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    The Los Angeles Clippers remain Nate Robinson's preferred free agency destination, according to multiple sources.

  • Clippers will sign Dahntay Jones to another contract as the bench is improving

    Fox Sports "Doc Rivers didn't even have to wait until Saturday to know that veteran guard Dahntay Jones was going to stick around with the Clippers. "We're going to keep him," Rivers said after the Clippers' 123-84 win over the Nets. Jones will be signed to another 10-day contract. The Clippers signed..." January 23

  • Doc Rivers says Clippers plan to add two veterans next month

    CBSSports.com "Revealing the worst-kept secret in basketball, Doc Rivers recently told ESPN that he plans to sign two veterans next month likely after the wave of veteran buyouts post-trade-deadling is completed. Doc Rivers will also look to build upon that new spirit and chemistry as the Clippers have two..." January 21

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Clipper bigs big time the Celtics, 102-93

    Clips Nation "I'm anticipating that there is going to be much hand-wringing in the citizenry concerning the fact that the Los Angeles Clippers allowed the Boston Celtics to trim a 23 point lead all the way down to three points with under four minutes to play. But let's make something clear -- the Celtics made..." January 20

  • Blake Griffin: DeMarcus Cousins should be an All-Star

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins has had his run-ins with one of the Clippers’ stars, Chris Paul. But the Clippers’ other star has plenty of good things to say about the Kings center. Blake Griffin, via James Ham of Cowbell Kingdom: “Absolutely,” forward Blake Griffin told Cowbell Kingdom when asked..." January 19

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    As Tayshaun Prince prepares to meet with Celtics to discuss future, the Clippers have registered interest in acquiring him, source says.

  • Austin Rivers on playing for Doc: 'I've got to earn everything here'

    USA Today "When Los Angeles Clippers coach and president of basketball operations Doc Rivers discussed the arrival of his son, Austin, as a member of his team on Friday night, it only made sense that the man who inspired his name choice more than 23 years ago was there for the big day. Austin Carr, the..." January 18

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Clippers showing strong interest in @nbadleague Reno's @qmillertime & meeting with him Sunday morning,sources said ATL, OKC, IND interested.

  • Austin Rivers makes history as first son to play for coach/father (Doc) in NBA

    Pro Basketball Talk "With 2:24 remaining in the first quarter Friday night, for the first time ever an NBA player was called off the bench and took the court for his father’s team — Austin Rivers was just traded for and is now playing for his father Doc Rivers’ Los Angeles Clippers. How is this going to change..." January 17

  • Cavaliers have expressed interest in backup point guard Jordan Farmar

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers have inquired about recently-waived backup point guard Jordan Farmar, a league source told Northeast Ohio Media Group. The dialogue was explained as a "feeling-out" process. Farmar, 28, was bought out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. He clears..." January 17

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Three-way trade between LAC, BOS, PHX near, w/Austin Rivers to Clips, Reggie Bullock to Suns, Shavlik Randolph to Cs, per source.

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Boston has informed Austin Rivers that trade sending him to father Doc Rivers' Clippers will formalize today, league source tells RealGM.

  • Clippers Outwit Blazers, 100-94

    Clips Nation "There are many ways to play the point guard position. Two very different methods were on display tonight, and it was Chris Paul's old world savvy that bettered Damian Lillard's modern day long-range missile launching to give the Clippers a road win they can be proud of, and their first road win of..." January 15

  • Boston Celtics Complete Three-Team Trade

    NBA.com "The Boston Celtics announced today that they have completed a three-team trade with the Los Angeles Clippers and the Phoenix Suns. The Celtics have acquired guard Chris Douglas-Roberts and a 2017 second round draft pick from the Clippers, and forward Shavlik Randolph from Phoenix in addition to a..." January 15

  • Jordan Farmar To Be Waived By Clippers

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers will waive Jordan Farmar. Farmar hasn't been fully healthy this season and has a PER of 9.9, which is the lowest of his career." January 15

  • The big picture view of the Doc Rivers era as Clippers president is a bit fuzzy

    CBSSports.com "On Thursday, it was announced that the Clippers have completed a deal they've been chasing since the weekend. The Clippers surrendered Chris Douglas-Roberts to Boston along with a second-round pick, and Reggie Bullock to the Suns. In doing so, they compromised their already perilously thin wing..." January 15

  • Clippers to sign Dahntay Jones to 10 day contract

    Clips Nation "Veteran wing Dahntay Jones will join the Clippers in Portland tonight on a 10 day contract. During the day on Tuesday Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Los Angeles Clippers were looking at bringing in 24 year old small forward Darius Miller, released earlier in the season by the Pelicans, on..." January 15

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    Jorge Sierra @hoopshype

    Andray Blatche is currently averaging 30.4 ppg and 14.9 rpg in the Chinese League. Could be a free agent in February.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Clippers are signing Darius Miller to a 10 day contract, league sources tell Yahoo.

  • Clippers’ Matt Barnes now thriving after breakup with reality TV star wife Gloria Govan

    L.A. Daily News "Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers sat at his locker before a recent game at Staples Center. He listened as a reporter began to pose a question and he began making sounds while slightly nodding his head as if to indicate he knew where the reporter was going. How tough has it been to..." January 13

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    Since Mozgov trade, everyone is calling Denver on Chandler & Afflalo. Heard Heat, Clippers, Hornets have all discussed Afflalo.

  • Blake Griffin's attorney granted more time to settle battery case

    Orange County Register "An incident in a Las Vegas nightclub during the Clippers’ preseason remains unresolved. Blake Griffin is facing a simple battery charge for an incident at Tao nightclub inside the Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip, and Monday, his attorney was given more time to work out a settlement. Richard..." January 13

  • Bosh, Whiteside power Heat past Clippers 104-90

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ". . . or you could build on your halftime lead in the third quarter. Taking what amounted to a novel approach in the wake of their recent play, the Miami Heat stepped up after intermission instead of slouching, rolling to a 104-90 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples..." January 12

  • Clippers look to trade for Doc Rivers' son, Austin Rivers

    CBSSports.com "The three-team trade that will send Jeff Green to Boston is almost finished, finally, according to Yahoo Sports. In the proposed deal that's set to be confirmed by the league office Monday, Green will go to the Grizzlies, Tayshaun Prince will go to Boston (and most likely be waived), along with a..." January 11

  • Coach Doc Rivers says he'd be open to his son Austin joining Clippers

    Los Angeles Times "Doc Rivers was asked a hypothetical question Saturday afternoon about coaching his son Austin. Funny thing: The scenario might not just exist in theory. The Clippers are trying to acquire the combo guard if a proposed three-team trade that would send Austin Rivers to the Boston Celtics is..." January 11

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: LAC working to find third team to help deliver Boston expiring deal to go w/ second rounder that C's want for Austin Rivers.

  • Clippers defeat Lakers 114-89 in ‘rivalry’ game at Staples Center

    L.A. Daily News "No, the Clippers and Lakers are not yet a rivalry, Lakers coach Byron Scott said Wednesday morning. “It’s still a Lakers town. Purple and gold,” he said. “It can’t be a rivalry until both teams are competing for championships.” This may not yet be a rivalry, but the Clippers again showed who..." January 08

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Clippers are sending cash to the 76ers with Cunningham, league source tells Yahoo Sports. Philadelphia will likely waive Cunningham.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) reports LAC telling teams they do not intend to move Jamal Crawford. I've heard something similar.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Clippers are trading guard Jared Cunningham to the 76ers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Clippers are still searching for answers

    ESPN.com "Nearly 20 minutes after the Los Angeles Clippers had lost to the Atlanta Hawks, 107-98, on Monday, the Clippers locker room was still closed. Normally, win or lose, Doc Rivers at this point has already talked to the media and is back in the office with his kids but on Monday his kids were still..." January 06

  • Free agent Jermaine O'Neal hints at NBA return

    CBSSports.com "Jermaine O'Neal posted the above photo to Instagram on Monday, and it seems to indicate that he's preparing to return to the NBA. The free agent center has previously traveled to Germany for Orthokine therapy on his knees in the offseason, and he recently tweeted that his family would have "the..." January 06

  • Doc Rivers -- No Bad Blood Between Clippers Players

    TMZ.com "Doc Rivers is calling BS on reports that his Clippers players don't get along -- telling TMZ Sports, "We all love each other." Questions have surrounded the Clip squad after a report from an NBA insider that the team -- comprised of stars like Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul --..." January 02

  • Spencer Hawes refutes report that Clippers ‘don’t like each other’

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers are off to a 21-11 start to the season, but have been inconsistent throughout and have underachieved in most observers’ eyes. That record is good enough for just sixth in the ultra-competitive West at the moment, and L.A. is in the midst of a current run where the team has dropped..." December 31

  • Raptors open trip with a 110-98 win over Clippers

    Toronto Sun "At the beginning of the toughest stretch of the Raptors schedule to date, the Raptors made an emphatic statement. That early success, regardless of where it happened and against whom it occurred, was no fluke. The Clippers are as good a team as there is in the West and playing at home they..." December 27

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Spencer Hawes is out today. So's his suit. Doc called it "courageous."

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Spencer Hawes has been upgraded from "Out" to "Doubtful"

  • Green: Warriors 'too jolly' in loss

    ESPN.com "Golden State forward Draymond Green, unhappy with a 100-86 loss to the Clippers on Thursday night, said the Warriors "were too nice" and should have keyed more on the teams' oft-contentious rivalry. "I don't know what the cause of it was, maybe everybody was a little too jolly, Christmas..." December 26

  • Carroll leads Hawks past Clippers for fifth straight win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "There may be few sure things, but if you were to assemble people surprised to see DeMarre Carroll score a career-high 25 points Tuesday, it’s a guarantee that the Hawks’ small forward would not be in the group after Atlanta’s 107-104 win over the Clippers. With the Hawks wallowing in 13-point..." December 24

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Spencer Hawes will not play tonight

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

  • Clippers rip officials after being called for seven technical fouls in loss

    Pro Basketball Talk "Very early in the season, Doc Rivers saw this coming. The Clippers head coach saw a pattern emerging just four games in, where his players were getting a reputation for being too demonstrative with the officials. Friday night in Denver, his worst fears came to fruition. L.A. was whistled..." December 21

  • Nuggets hold on to defeat Clippers, end three-game losing streak

    Denver Post "Tired of playing games in pieces, on Friday night the Nuggets instead decided to piece it all together. Because, if not now, then when? Aside from a dismal third quarter, the Nuggets were generally solid in snapping a three-game losing streak with a 109-106 victory over the Los Angeles..." December 20

  • Griffin’s 31 points, Jordan’s 23 rebounds lead Clippers past pesky Pacers

    L.A. Daily News "A season ago, the Indiana Pacers had the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference at 56-26. But no thanks to major injuries, the Pacers entered their game Wednesday against the Clippers with a record of 8-17. They are 11th in the conference standings. Forward Paul George averaged..." December 18

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    Perceived as sellers, Celtics have received inquiries about Jeff Green from Clippers, Pelicans, Grizzlies but Cs not interested in offers.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Spencer Hawes (knee) is out tonight. Still no timetable.

  • Clips right Ship, sink Pistons 113-91

    Clips Nation "The Clippers survived an early barrage by the Pistons and turned a competitive game into a laugher. DeAndre Jordan bested the up-and-coming Andre Drummond and Jordan Farmar had his best night as a Clipper, scoring 15 points, 10 of which came on a run all his own. The game started with DeAndre..." December 16

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Among most active teams on phones: (in no order): Celtics, Pistons, Suns, Timberwolves, Hornets, Clippers, Pacers, Nets, Nuggets, Rockets.