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  • Why the NBA's draft lottery reform is a slippery slope

    Yahoo! Sports "Everyone understands the reasons the Philadelphia 76ers want the NBA to wait on implementing a plan to reform the draft lottery: They need one more season to complete a most brazen two-year tanking cycle. The Sixers didn't invent the idea of gutting a roster to short-circuit a path to the No. 1..." October 21

  • Blake Griffin vows to 'stand up for himself' more after hard fouls

    SB Nation "Griffin hasn't strongly retaliated after any of the hard fouls he has taken throughout his career, but that could change in the future. Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin has always done an admirable job restraining himself from retaliating after taking a hard foul, but after getting..." October 21

  • Donald Sterling withdraws lawsuit against NBA, wife

    Los Angeles Times "Donald Sterling has withdrawn his lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court that accused his wife, Shelly, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the league of fraud in the sale of the Clippers. The move last week came as Sterling’s federal anti-trust lawsuit against the NBA continues. “We believe..." October 21

  • Chris Paul & Blake Griffin -- HILARIOUS ROOKIE HAZING ... In Vegas Nightclub "Seems the L.A. Clippers are over that whole Donald Sterling thing -- because the team hit up a Vegas nightclub together Saturday night ... and even (playfully) hazed one of their rookies right on the dance floor. It all went down at Tao in the Venetian -- where Chris Paul was the "celebrity..." October 20

  • Griffin: 'Probably' will retaliate for hard fouls

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin said his frustration over continued hard fouls "probably" will result in him retaliating if it continues. Griffin and Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker had to be separated in the third quarter of the Clippers' 101-97 preseason win Friday when Booker..." October 19

  • Glen Davis (groin) out 2 weeks "Clippers forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis suffered a right groin strain in practice Thursday and likely will be out until the season opener Oct. 30. Davis suffered the injury while setting a screen during practice. He is expected to miss two weeks." October 18

  • Blake Griffin calls Steve Ballmer 'a cool dad,' Donald Sterling a 'weird uncle'

    SB Nation "The Los Angeles Clippers have only been owned by Steve Ballmer for a few months, but star player Blake Griffin has already thrown his support fully behind the former Microsoft CEO. Comparing the Clippers' new owner to their previous one, Donald Sterling, in a piece for The Players' Tribune,..." October 17

  • Blake Griffin addresses Donald Sterling situation in blog article

    The Player's Tribune "Donald Sterling had me by the hand. You know that thing elderly women do where they grab the top of your hand with just their fingers and lead you around? That’s what he was doing. We were in Malibu for his annual White Party, and it was the first time I was meeting him since the Clippers had..." October 16

  • Matt Barnes -- Separated from Gloria Govan ... 'Trust Issues' "L.A. Clippers star Matt Barnes has separated from his reality star wife Gloria Govan ... TMZ Sports has learned -- and sources close to the couple tell us it's all over "trust issues." Barnes and Govan were married back in 2012 -- and have 5-year-old twin boys together. Sources connected to..." October 16

  • Steve Ballmer considered buying Bucks, commuting to and from Seattle "Before buying the Los Angeles Clippers, Steve Ballmer tried to buy the Sacramento Kings, Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota Timberwolves in order to relocate a franchise to Seattle. He and partner Chris Hansen offered Bucks owner Herb Kohl "in excess of 650 million," according to ESPN, but Kohl..." October 16

  • NBA May Base Teams in Europe If Arenas Meet League’s Standards

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association will consider basing teams in Europe if the arenas are up to league standards, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. The NBA would have to weigh the benefits of increasing the size of the 30-team league against possible costs, such as spreading television..." October 16

  • Report: Referees to focus on illegal screens, verticality this season

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s one of the fun questions at the start of every NBA season: What are the referees going to focus on and call the first half of the season. Every year the NBA referees are given new points of emphasis, and we get these calls for the first half of the season. Then between a combination of..." October 12

  • Bogut: Warriors, Clippers 'definitely don't like each other'

    CSN Bay Area "It's only preseason, just an exhibition game, a training exercise for the teams and leisurely entertainment of the fans. But when it's Warriors-Clippers, as it will be Tuesday night at Staples Center, well, those meetings are accompanied by a palpable rage that surely went to another level last..." October 08

  • LeBron, Chris Paul May Push to End Max Contracts in NBA

    Complex "Today, reports surfaced saying that the NBA would soon be announcing a cushy new TV deal with TNT and ESPN. The biggest number to pay attention in the entire contract will be the $24B the NBA will be receiving over the course of their 9-year deal with these stations. The contract is three times..." October 07

  • Healthy Redick adds a spark to preseason practices

    Orange County Register "The guy who wanted to move couldn’t. J.J. Redick, a player who sprints around screens like a sports car that never runs out of gas, couldn’t even take part in the simplest basketball task – shooting a layup. Last spring, Redick almost had his season taken from him because of nerve problem..." October 04

  • Doc Rivers on DeAndre Jordan: ‘He won’t ever accept a contract extension. Why would he?’

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeAndre Jordan is entering the final year of a contract in which he was overpaid somewhat significantly. This wasn’t the Clippers fault necessarily, as they chose (wisely) to match an offer sheet from the Warriors on a deal that would require a four-year, $43 million commitment to a big man who..." October 04

  • Chris Paul On Kobe Bryant's Return: 'I Think He's Going To Be Great' "The Clippers' second game of the upcoming NBA season will be Halloween night against the Lakers. Kobe Bryant didn't face the Clippers last season as injuries limited him to six games, and question marks linger about how effective he might be, given his age and health. But Clippers star Chris Paul..." October 03

  • Donald Sterling -- Busted at Home With V. Stiviano ... Shelly Calls Cops "Donald Sterling and V. Stiviano reunited at his Beverly Hills mansion today -- and when Donald's wife found out ... she called police, trying to get V. arrested ... TMZ has learned. We're told Shelly Sterling got wind of Donald and V.'s tryst ... and believed Stiviano must have broken into the..." October 03

  • Updated NBA season win totals released "The Westgate LV SuperBook released its updated list of 2014-15 NBA regular season win totals on Monday with LeBron James and his new-look Cavaliers topping the list. Here's a look at the odds for every team at the book: HAWKS 40.5 CELTICS 26.5 NETS..." October 01

  • Doc Rivers: Ray Allen not in consideration for Clippers roster spot "We still don't know whether or not Ray Allen will call it a career or return for a 19th season, but the Los Angeles Clippers were thought to be one of the teams the free agent sharpshooter might consider. He obviously has a relationship with Clippers president and head coach Doc Rivers from their..." October 01

  • Clippers seem to have chemistry thing down as season nears

    Fox Sports West "The Clippers were all there for Jamal Crawford's wedding in Seattle last summer. Even owner Steve Ballmer. When J.J. Redick became a father for the first time, the congratulatory wishes came in from his teammates. Matt Barnes' charity football event attracted the presence and help of his..." September 30

  • Steve Ballmer worth $22.5 billion "Sports owners filled the annual list of the 400 richest Americans published by Forbes magazine on Monday, including new Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, who at a net worth of $22.5 billion is the richest American owner of a sports team. Ballmer, who spent 34 years at Microsoft, bought..." September 29

  • Steve Ballmer wants to ban Clippers from using Apple products

    SB Nation "Steve Ballmer isn't just the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, he's also the top shareholder of a nice little technology company called Microsoft. That's bad news for employees of the team who use their beloved iPhones and iPads, because Ballmer plans to ban the franchise from using anything..." September 25

  • Donald Sterling's son-in-law voluntarily leaves Clippers organization

    Los Angeles Times "New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer said Wednesday the team had severed ties with another link to disgraced predecessor Donald Sterling after Sterling's son-in-law voluntarily left the organization earlier this summer. Ballmer said Eric Miller, who was director of basketball administration,..." September 25

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Expect the #Clippers to announce Mike Woodson, Sam Cassell and Lawrence Frank as assistant coaches in upcoming days.

  • Blake Griffin reveals bizarre Donald Sterling story

    Fox Sports "Blake Griffin has shed some light on what it was like playing for owner Donald Sterling. In a cover story for this month's GQ, the Clippers forward was asked if the former owner, who was banned by the NBA in April, used to bring women into the team's locker room to watch players..." September 23

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    DeAndre Liggins will not be with Clippers in training camp, contrary to earlier reports this month, NBA executive says.

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Clippers have invited Jared Cunningham to training camp, per league executive.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say that Aussie swingman Joe Ingles is signing a one-year deal with the LA Clippers

  • Clippers re-sign Hedo Turkoglu "The Clippers re-signed forward Hedo Turkoglu, the team announced Friday. Terms were not disclosed but sources said it was a one-year, veteran's minimum contract. "We are happy to welcome Hedo back to the Clippers," Clippers president of basketball operations and head coach Doc Rivers said...." September 13

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Hedo Turkoglu has signed with Clippers, bringing roster to 14. His agency earlier tweeted the deal had been signed.

  • 43d
    Eric Pincus @EricPincus

    FWIW both Ekpe Udoh and Chris Douglas-Roberts are fully guaranteed for the season with Los Angeles Clippers @BBallInsiders

  • 48d
    Eric Pincus @EricPincus

    FWIW - Carlos Deflino and Miroslav Radjuljica both cleared waivers over the long weekend

  • Report: Chris-Douglas Roberts' NBA journey continues with LA Clippers

    Sporting News "Chris Douglas-Roberts went from playing D-League games to defending LeBron James in the NBA Playoffs for the Charlotte Hornets. In that transition, Douglas-Roberts proved to other NBA teams that he had staying power. Douglas-Roberts has parlayed that performance into a deal with the Los..." September 03

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Clippers have signed Ekpe Udoh to a 1year $1mil deal this morning, a source told Yahoo.

  • 49d
    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Free agent DeAndre Liggins will sign a camp deal with the Clippers, league source tells RealGM. Liggins has played for Magic, Thunder, Heat.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Can confirm Woj report that LAC is close to a deal with Hedo Turkoglu. Team is also close to signing Chris Douglas-Roberts, per a source.

  • Clippers nearing deal to re-sign Hedo Turkoglu

    Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Hedo Turkoglu is nearing agreement on a one-year, $1.4 million deal to return to the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources told Yahoo Sports. After working out a contract buyout with the Orlando Magic and signing with the Clippers in January, Turkoglu, 35, averaged three..." September 01

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    Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

    Doc Rivers had been in contact with Ray Allen earlier this summer. Expect the Clippers to make a run at him again.

  • 53d
    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Los Angeles Clippers will release Miroslav Raduljica on Friday morning, league sources tell RealGM. Raduljica had two years left on deal.

  • 53d
    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Los Angeles Clippers will release Miroslav Raduljica on Friday morning, league sources tell RealGM. Raduljica had two years left on deal.

  • Doc Rivers, Clippers Agree Upon Extension Through 18-19

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers have signed Doc Rivers to a contract extension through the 18-19 season. Rivers signed a three-year, $21 million deal with the Clippers in June of 2013 after the club agreed to a compensation deal with the Boston Celtics." August 28

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Clippers president and coach Doc Rivers' extension will be worth more than $50 million over five years, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Donald Sterling gives up battle for Clippers, allows deadline to pass "In a development that makes Donald Sterling reacquiring the Los Angeles Clippers virtually impossible, court records indicate that Sterling failed to petition the California Supreme Court for review by Monday’s deadline. The failure means that Sterling has run out of legal options in California to..." August 27

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    If Clippers clear roster space by waiving Delfino (and maybe Raduljica), the team could look at bringing Hedo Turkoglu back.

  • Report: Clippers could waive Delfino to make room; worked out Udoh "USA Today reports that after the Los Angeles Clippers traded Jared Dudley to the Milwaukee Bucks for Carlos Delfino Tuesday, LA plans to waive Delfino immediately using the "stretch" provision allowed in the last CBA: Yet according to a person with knowledge of the Clippers' situation, it's..." August 27

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Delfino is likely sidelined for the season. For the Clippers, this is a way to get Dudley contract off.

  • 56d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Bucks will send Carlos Delfino and Radiluca to the Clippers for Dudley and a future first-round pick, source tells Yahoo.

  • NBA adding extra space along the baseline to increase safety

    SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26

  • V. Stiviano Lawsuit Donald Sterling Is Gay ... I Was a 'Beard' "V. Stiviano has just filed new legal docs in her war with Shelly Sterling -- claiming she NEVER slept with Donald Sterling ... 'cause he's into men and she was his beard. TMZ Sports has obtained the lawsuit -- which Stiviano filed in response to Shelly's allegations that V. accepted cars and..." August 23

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