Clippers Rumors & News

  • Blake Griffin and Clippers rebound, resoundingly, in Game 2 blowout

    Los Angeles Times "Resoundingly and emphatically, the Clippers responded to the challenge presented to them in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series by winning in historic fashion Monday night at Staples Center. Blake Griffin answered the call with a playoff career-high 35 points. And Doc..." April 22

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Clippers coach Doc Rivers said he's prepared for JJ Redick to miss a playoff game if necessary to rest his ailing back.

  • NBA Salary cap projected to rise $5M "The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, which could aid clubs such as Chicago and Houston in their attempts to steal free agent-to-be Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks, according to sources familiar with the forecasts...." April 21

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    NBA concludes with 18.9 seconds left in Game 1 LAC Chris Paul was fouled by GS Draymond Green & Paul should have been granted 2 free throws.

  • Klay Thompson and Warriors answers challenge in Game 1 win over Clippers

    Oakland Tribune "Stephen Curry wasn't himself, certainly not the dominant player he had been to close the regular season. But that didn't seem to throw the Warriors off their game too much because they had another playmaker: Klay Thompson. The Warriors took Game 1 from the host Clippers because Thompson..." April 20

  • Blake Griffin dumps water on Warriors fan after fouling out

    Fansided "In the game, Blake Griffin is known as a pest, his flopping and flailing ways making him one of the least liked players in the league. But off the court, there hasn’t been anything revealing that paints Griffin as a bad guy. After seeing him dump a cup of water unsuspectingly on a Golden State..." April 20

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Doc Rivers says Danny Granger will play today vs Warriors. Granger missed 9 games with strained left hamstring

  • Klay Thompson doesn't regret talk "Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson said he didn't regret his now-famous "bull in the china shop" quotes regarding Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin said on a San Francisco radio station earlier this week. "At this point I don't really care. No regrets, it's fine," Thompson said..." April 19

  • Emotion evident in Clippers-Warriors "Two days after Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called out Clippers star Blake Griffin for flopping and playing out of control, L.A. coach Doc Rivers said he wants Griffin to keep doing what he's been doing this season, even if that includes flopping. "That's Klay's opinion; I don't..." April 19

  • Pro Sports Daily's 2014 NBA Playoff Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    Here we are in April, where we as fans get to see some familiar and not so familiar faces showcase what they’ve been working towards for 82 games. Big names will strive to add to their legacy, while rising stars will be looking to make their first big splash. April 19

  • Blake Griffin: Remark 'doesn't matter' "Yes, Blake Griffin heard that Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called him "a bull in a china shop," adding to the familiar narrative that the All-Star forward plays a bit "out of control" for some people's tastes. No, Griffin will not punch back after the first volley in what promises..." April 18

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Doc Rivers says he expects Danny Granger to play in Game 1 Saturday against Warriors. Granger had been out with a strained left hamstring

  • Blazers get season finale with win over Clippers

    CSN Northwest "Wesley Matthews, Damian Lillard, Nicolas Batum and Robin Lopez each got what they wanted by starting in all 82 regular season games, the first time the Portland Trail Blazers have had four guys in the same season accomplish such a feat. The also got the win they wanted in the season finale by..." April 17

  • 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 "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

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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 "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 "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 "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 "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. "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 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