Clippers Rumors & News

  • Report | Clippers Milos Teodosic out of Eurobasket

    Fanrag Sports "Los Angeles Clippers guard Milos Teodosic will miss the 2017 Eurobasket Tournament, according to Teodosic signed with the Clippers this summer, which represents the first team he has signed with an NBA team. The Serbian is known as one of the best passers in the world. His..." August 20

  • Clippers Reportedly Offer GM Position to Thunder's Michael Winger

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Clippers have reportedly offered their vacant general manager position to Oklahoma City Thunder executive Michael Winger. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the news, noting the deal could be finalized "soon." Winger, 37, is currently an assistant general manager to Sam..." August 20

  • Blake Griffin Doesn’t See LeBron James In L.A. And Thinks A Banana Boat Reunion Is Brewing

    Dime Magazine "LeBron James’ impending free agency in 2018 has become the most talked about story of the dog days of the 2017 offseason, as his future has become critical to the Cavaliers’ present as they look to move Kyrie Irving. The Cavs are preparing for a potential rebuild in case James bolts for a second..." August 20

  • Clippers reach agreement to sign Marshall Plumlee

    The Spun "Marshall Plumlee went undrafted during the 2016 NBA Draft, but signed with the New York Knicks not long after. After getting waived earlier this summer, Plumlee found himself out of the NBA. However, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN is reporting that Plumlee signed a new deal with the Los Angeles..." August 20

  • Celtics to retire Pierce's No. 34 during 2017-18 season

    Clutch Points "After spending the first 15 seasons of his career with the Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce is retiring as a member of the 17-time champions after signing in free agency. Originally the 10th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft, Pierce averaged 21.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 3.9 assists. Celtics..." August 18

  • Kendall Jenner & Blake Griffin 'Hard to Hide We're Hanging Out'

    TMZ "OK, something's up between Kendall Jenner and Blake Griffin because they're hanging out for the second time in less than a week. Kendall and Blake grabbed dinner at Craig's Sunday night in WeHo. It appears they jumped in separate whips but were seen together inside the joint. Just last week,..." August 14

  • Kyrie Wants to Be Traded to Clippers; Here Are The Obstacles Involved With That

    Black Sports Online "Kyrie Irving still wants a trade, but it’s been crickets so far. While LeBron has been subtweeting and rapping along to Meek Mill, Kyrie appears to be fantasizing about trade destinations. According to an appearance by Peter Vecsey on the HoopsHype podcast, Kyrie wants the Clippers...." August 12

  • The Warriors reportedly once tried to trade for Chris Paul before they were a superteam

    CBS Sports "The Warriors are a franchise that makes a run at the biggest stars they possibly can. Ever since Joe Lacob and Bob Meyers took over that has become what they're known for. Sure, they got Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green through a mix of development and luck. However, they've always..." August 11

  • NBA expected to approve player-resting rules

    Chicago Sun-Times "NBA owners are expected to approve player-resting rules in September designed to cut back on teams benching healthy players for regular-season games, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak..." August 10

  • Lakers, Clippers To Meet On 2017-18 NBA Season Opening Night

    Clutch Points "As the 2017-18 NBA season quickly approaches, the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers have undergone numerous changes during the offseason. In President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka’s first offseason together, they drafted Lonzo Ball, traded for..." August 10

  • Willie Reed wife says incident 'blown out of proportion,' won't press charges

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The attorney representing the wife of former Miami Heat center Willie Reed has issued a statement on her behalf stating she does not plan to press charges in the wake of the Sunday arrest of her husband on domestic-violence misdemeanor battery charges. The statement released by Miami-based..." August 09

  • Clippers' Reed arrested on domestic-violence charge

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Clippers center Willie Reed was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery in Miami early Sunday morning for his alleged role in a domestic violence incident, according to David Ovalle of the Miami Herald. Tania Francois of CBS4 provided Reed's mugshot. As of 7:30 a.m. ET,..." August 06

  • Clippers have interviewed Shareef Abdur-Rahim for front office position

    Clutch Points "The L.A. Clippers have replaced Doc Rivers with Lawrence Frank as team president, leaving the former with his head coaching duties. The move scratches off an item on the team’s to-do-list this summer, but there are still front office jobs that need filling, particularly in the assistant general..." August 06

  • Ballmer called former Clippers to ask their opinions of Doc

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, after multiple discussions with coach Doc Rivers, has determined that Rivers will relinquish his role as the team’s president of basketball operations. When the Clippers made the announcement Friday, Ballmer noted in a news release that Lawrence Frank, the team’s..." August 05

  • Doc Rivers no longer in charge of Los Angeles Clippers' front office

    Hoops Hype "Doc Rivers, who previously served as the Los Angeles Clippers’ president of basketball operations and head coach, will no longer be in charge of the organization’s front office. He will remain with the team in his coaching capacity. Here is what Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Friday..." August 04

  • New Clippers guard Patrick Beverley asked Rockets for trade to seek bigger opportunity

    CBS Sports "When the Rockets traded Patrick Beverley to the Clippers so they could acquire Chris Paul, it felt like a great move for both sides. The Rockets got a superstar point guard to pair with James Harden while Los Angeles got a strong starting caliber point guard in Beverley. However, the reason..." August 03

  • Gallinari apologizes after injuring hand punching opponent

    Yardbarker "Danilo Gallinari will miss the remainder of the Eurobasket tournament after he injured his hand over the weekend, and the Los Angeles Clippers forward has since apologized for the way the injury occurred. Gallinari, who was playing for the Italian national team, hurt his right thumb when he..." August 01

  • Blake Griffin clowns Rockets GM over NBA awards comments

    Yardbarker "Is that the savory smell of a growing Los Angeles Clippers-Houston Rockets rivalry emitting through the air? In an interview with Ben Golliver of SI’s The Crossover that ran on Monday, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey questioned whether the NBA should ditch the practice of handing out awards..." August 01

  • Danilo Gallinari punches player in face in Europe

    Fanrag Sports "Los Angeles Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari punched a player in the face during a friendly in Europe. Afterward, he went to the hospital to have his hand evaluated, according to Sky Sport. Gallinari was traded to the Clippers from the Denver Nuggets back on July 6. The 28-year-old is..." July 30

  • Clippers Sindarius Thornwell Lands On 'Live PD' and It's Hilarious!!

    TMZ "Clippers rookie and SEC hoops star Sindarius Thornwell had a seriously funny run-in with cops in South Carolina -- but he's probably not laughing about the fact it ended up on live TV! It all went down Friday night on the A&E show "Live PD" ... when police pulled over Sindarius' gf for..." July 29

  • Clippers sound like they’re pulling out of Kyrie Irving trade pursuit

    Pro Basketball Talk "The six teams – Spurs, Clippers, Suns, Timberwolves, Knicks, Heat – that have reportedly proposed trades to the Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving are falling by the wayside, one by one. The Heat denied making an offer. And it sounds as if the Clippers’ offer is leading them out of the chase. The..." July 29

  • Spurs, Clippers, Suns, Timberwolves, Knicks, Heat have proposed Kyrie Irving trades

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kyrie Irving requested a trade – reportedly ideally to the Knicks, Heat, Spurs or Timberwolves. All those teams – plus the Clippers and Suns – have made offers to the Cavaliers. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: So far, these are among the teams who’ve made offers to the Cavaliers for..." July 28

  • Report: Spurs, Clippers Passed on Derrick Rose

    SLAM Online "Derrick Rose reportedly tried to join the Spurs and Clippers before signing a one-year deal with the Cavs. The Spurs and Clippers ultimately passed on Rose, leaving the 2011 MVP with offers from just the Lakers and Cavaliers. " July 27

  • LeBron James wanted Cavs to trade Kyrie Irving for Chris Paul after 2016 title

    Larry Brown Sports "We may be moving closer towards establishing a timeline for when the Kyrie Irving-LeBron James relationship started to go sour. In an appearance Wednesday on FOX Sports 1’s “The Herd,” analyst Rob Parker made a somewhat surprising revelation about the two’s dynamic. “Kyrie found out that,..." July 26

  • NBA Sees Expansion As Inevitable But Not Sure On Timeline

    Real GM Basketball "In an interview in June with C.J. McCollum for The Players Tribune, Adam Silver talked about expansion. "I think it's just a question of when's the right time to seriously start thinking about expansion," said Adam Silver. "Think about the state we're in the league right now, where amazing to..." July 26

  • Jamal Crawford was ‘upset’ and ‘hurt’ over being traded by Clippers

    Larry Brown Sports "Jamal Crawford spent the last five seasons with the LA Clippers, and he was none too pleased about being dealt unceremoniously this offseason. In an interview Tuesday with Alex Kennedy on “The HoopsHype Podcast,” the former Sixth Man of the Year voiced his disappointment over being..." July 25

  • Clippers assistant GM Gerald Madkins to join Knicks in same role

    New York Daily News "The Knicks appear to be making their first significant front office hire under new general manager Scott Perry. According to Marc J. Spears of ESPN, former NBA player Gerald Madkins will be leaving the Clippers to become the Knicks’ new assistant GM, the same role he had been in with the..." July 23

  • James Dolan’s MSG threatens to sue Steve Ballmer’s Los Angeles Clippers

    Daily Breeze "Owners of The Forum concert venue filed a claim for damages Wednesday against the city of Inglewood for quietly entering into a deal to build a new Los Angeles Clippers arena just down the street. The Madison Square Garden Co. claims Inglewood Mayor James Butts used a bait-and-switch strategy..." July 23

  • Steve Ballmer bothered by sharing town with Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "The Clippers have managed to surpass the Lakers in terms of success over the past few years, but they still remain the secondary team in Los Angeles behind the ever-popular Purple and Gold. Team owner Steve Ballmer, who bought the franchise three years ago, recently acknowledged that competing..." July 22

  • Sixers guard J.J. Redick: 'No joy' in the way Clippers played last season

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers again ran into injury problems in the playoffs last season, losing to the Utah Jazz in the first round without Blake Griffin, who suffered a toe injury and missed the final four games of the series. In the months since, the Clippers have taken on a new look, trading..." July 20

  • Adam Silver predicts legal sports gambling ‘in the next few years’

    Larry Brown Sports "Long bullish regarding the prospect of legalizing sports gambling in the United States, NBA commissioner Adam Silver thinks it will happen sooner rather than later. Silver said Wednesday that he expects sports betting to be legalized within a few years, saying it would provide “enormous..." July 20

  • Blake Griffin on Clippers: 'This is the best place for me'

    ESPN "In his first public appearance since signing a 5-year, $173 million contract, LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin said returning to the team that drafted him first overall in 2009 was a "no brainer." "Obviously this has been my home since I was drafted, and a lot went into this decision for me,"..." July 19

  • Doc Rivers: ‘We’ll Have Ball Movement’ with Chris Paul Gone

    SLAM Online "The Los Angeles Clippers introduced their newest additions in a press conference on Tuesday, and inevitably, Chris Paul was a frequent topic of conversation. When asked about how the Clippers’ style of play will change without Paul, coach Doc Rivers said the team will be able to incorporate..." July 19

  • Report: Knicks wanted to trade for Patrick Beverley before deal to Clippers

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks continue to whiff on their attempts to land a starting point guard, but it certainly isn’t due to a lack of trying. ESPN’s Ian Begley reports Tuesday that the Knicks wanted to trade for Patrick Beverley before he was sent to the LA Clippers in the Chris Paul..." July 18

  • NBA eliminates home and road uniforms, teases new Nike jerseys

    CBS Sports "NBA games will look a lot different next season, as the league has uniform major changes planned as they begin their partnership with Nike. One of the big changes in store is that the league is doing away with home and away jerseys, so expect to see plenty of color vs. color uniform matchups..." July 18

  • Willie Reed Agrees Upon One-Year, $1.5M Deal With Clippers

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed upon a one-year, $1.5 million deal with Willie Reed. Reed averaged 5.3 points and 4.7 rebounds in 14.5 minutes per game last season with the Miami Heat. Reed also played 39 games in 15-16 with the Brooklyn Nets." July 18

  • Paul Pierce Retires As Member Of Celtics

    CBS Boston "Paul Pierce is back where he belongs. The Celtics tweeted out a picture Monday afternoon showing Pierce in full Celtics gear holding up his No. 34 jersey. Pierce, 39, retired from basketball after this past season. He played for the Celtics for 15 seasons before playing for the Nets..." July 17

  • Clippers to sign Jamil Wilson two two-way contract

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jamil Wilson has spent the past couple years in the D-League and Italy, then used Summer League to be one of the best players on the Clippers’ team in Las Vegas, averaging 10.8 points per game on a very impressive 78.6 percent. It impressed the Clippers enough that they will give one of their..." July 16

  • Luc Richard Mbah a Moute Reportedly Agrees to Contract with Rockets

    Bleacher Report "Forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute is heading to the sixth team of his NBA career after agreeing to a contract with the Houston Rockets,'s Chris Haynes reported Sunday. The veteran played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers before he..." July 16

  • Report | Hawks back out of contract talks with Marreese Speights

    Fanrag Sports "The Atlanta Hawks have backed out of contract talks with free-agent big man Marreese Speights after discussing a potential deal with him for a week, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The 29-year-old Speights spent the 2016-17 campaign with the Los Angeles Clippers, playing in all 82..." July 16

  • Questions exist about Doc Rivers’ work ethic, accountability

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers hired Doc Rivers as their head coach and president of basketball operations four years ago, and they have not advanced past the Western Conference semifinals during his tenure with the team. That is obviously a major disappointment, but how much of it is Doc’s..." July 14

  • Steve Ballmer shoots down rumors of moving Clippers to Seattle

    The Sports Daily "Many NBA fans agree that Seattle, once again, deserves a professional basketball team in the area, but don’t expect it to come at the expense of the Los Angeles Clippers. While rumors had previously suggested that Clippers owner Steve Ballmer was interested in potentially moving the franchise..." July 14

  • The NBA Is Reportedly Moving Up The Trade Deadline Next Season

    Dime Magazine "The NBA trade deadline has, for years, happened after the NBA All-Star break. The weekend breeds trade rumors as executives have the chance to meet in person and reporters dig for details of those discussions amid the parties and festivities. Then, the week after celebrating the league’s best,..." July 13

  • Adam Silver: Changing NBA playoff structure 'not at top of agenda right now'

    CBS Sports "There has been talk for years about disregarding conferences when it comes to the NBA playoffs and seeding the teams 1-16 based on records. The idea resurfaced recently, after All-Stars Paul George and Jimmy Butler were traded to the Western Conference, making it even more formidable than it..." July 12

  • Doc Rivers believes Clippers needed to shake up roster

    The Undefeated "Doc Rivers sat on a stage at a news conference alongside newcomer Danilo Gallinari last weekend and made a proclamation after being asked if his Los Angeles Clippers were going to take a step back without Chris Paul. “I don’t think so. I think we added talent,” Rivers boldly said. Rivers was..." July 12

  • Doc thinks Celtics' beef with Allen will end before title anniversary

    Black Sports Online "The Undefeated’s Marc Spears recently spoke with Clippers head coach Doc Rivers. In this candid interview Doc talked about his former team, the Boston Celtics and their upcoming 10 year anniversary of a championship. Doc thinks time heals all wounds and hopes the “beef” with Ray Allen and his old..." July 12

  • Olympic Channel to air all original broadcasts of 1992 Dream Team's gold medal run

    SI "We live in an endless era of basketball debates—LeBron versus Durant, should you or should you not trust The Process, and is Danny Ainge crazy or crazy like a leprechaun? Here’s the one thing most pro basketball fans can agree on is this: The 1992 United States Olympic Team is the greatest in the..." July 12

  • Chris Paul says trade to Rockets was good for Clippers: 'It was time for a change'

    CBS Sports "The landscape of the NBA's Western Conference changed dramatically when Chris Paul was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Houston Rockets just before the free agency period began earlier this offseason. Paul was the maestro of the "Lob City" Clippers that made the playoffs in each of..." July 12

  • Clippers Sign Jawun Evans

    Hoops Rumors "The Clippers have signed rookie guard Jawun Evans, reports Marc J. Spears of ESPN (link via Twitter). Although the team hasn’t yet made a formal announcement, the NBA’s transactions log suggests the move is official. Evans was drafted by the 76ers with the 39th overall pick in the second round..." July 11

  • Chris Paul, Austin Rivers: No problem with relationship on Clippers

    USA Today "Austin Rivers had heard enough. For two days, the 24-year-old Los Angeles Clippers guard heard all the chatter about how he was to blame for Chris Paul’s exit to the Houston Rockets late last month. It was easy to ignore at first, but then the media din grew louder. ESPN. Fox Sports One. The..." July 11