Clippers Rumors & News

  • Coach Doc Rivers explains what Clippers miss with DeAndre Jordan out with injury

    Los Angeles Times "DeAndre Jordan worked out before Monday night’s game, shooting, running, doing his normal drills, but the Clippers center still missed his second consecutive game with a sprained left ankle. Coach Doc Rivers seemed certain that Jordan wouldn’t play Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets,..." January 16

  • Austin Rivers hopes to return in about a week

    Clutch Points "The LA Clippers have been without guard Austin Rivers for about two-and-a-half weeks now as he recovers from a right ankle injury suffered against the Los Angeles Lakers at the end of December. He was initially ruled day-to-day following what looked like a possibly severe Achilles injury, and told..." January 16

  • Stephen A. Smith: DeAndre Jordan wants to get traded to Rockets

    247 Sports "With the NBA trade deadline just a few weeks away, one of the biggest names on the market is Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan. With Jordan being a free agent in the summer, many expect the Clippers to deal him now just in case he decides to sign elsewhere in the offseason. But while teams like..." January 16

  • Trade Packages and Landing Spots for LA Clippers Guard Lou Williams

    Bleacher Report "Lou Williams has shot his way into the NBA limelight. Now a two-time winner of the Western Conference's Player of the Week award during the 2017-18 campaign, the flame-throwing guard is averaging 23.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 4.9 assists while shooting 44.8 percent from the field, 41.4 percent..." January 16

  • After last night's locker room brouhaha, Chris Paul will probably never be cheered at Staples Center again

    Los Angeles Times "For most of the game they played hard but nice, two former teammates trying to act like this was just another game. Then, in the final minutes of the Monday homecoming of former Clippers star Chris Paul, the elephant in the room roared. In an on-court confrontation that later spilled into a..." January 16

  • NBA To Investigate Rockets/Clippers Incident

    Hoops Rumors "Chris Paul‘s return to Los Angeles took an unexpected turn on Monday night after the Clippers beat the Rockets in a testy contest that featured multiple ejections. As ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski details, tensions boiled over after game, with a handful of Rockets players looking to confront Austin..." January 16

  • Police called after Harden, CP3 others storm Clippers locker room to confront Blake Griffin, Austin Rivers

    New York Daily News "The bad blood between these two teams is no longer restricted to the basketball court. Police were called to diffuse a situation after several Rockets players stormed the Clippers locker room to confront Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers, according to multiple reports. James Harden, Chris..." January 16

  • Mike D'Antoni accuses Blake Griffin of intentional contact

    ESPN "Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni accused LA Clippers star forward Blake Griffin of intentionally making contact with him moments before the heated confrontation that led to double technical fouls. The confrontation occurred in front of Houston's bench with 3:34 remaining in the Clippers'..." January 16

  • DeAndre Jordan misses game due to injury for first time in 10-year career

    Pro Basketball Talk "Clippers center DeAndre Jordan is in his 10th NBA season. He played 360 straight games before pneumonia knocked him out a couple years ago. He rested a few more games that season and another last season, but he played every Clippers games this season. Until Saturday. Jordan sat with a..." January 15

  • Nikola Mirotic, 15 Others Become Trade-Eligible

    Hoops Rumors "Today is January 15, which means that trade restrictions have lifted for most of the rest of the NBA’s 2017 offseason signees. While the majority of those ’17 free agents became trade-eligible on December 15, there was a small subset of free agent signees whose trade ineligibility lasted for..." January 15

  • Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari ‘not close yet’ to return

    Clutch Points "It has been a frustrating first season with the L.A. Clippers for veteran forward Danilo Ganillari that has been marred by injuries. Gallinari has missed the last 18 games due to a partial tear in his left glute muscle after he made his return to the court for two straight appearances after a..." January 14

  • Clippers proposed a Blake Griffin-for-Karl-Anthony Towns trade

    Clutch Points "The gears for a huge trade proposal are seemingly set in motion today by the L.A. Clippers, who have sent the Minnesota Timberwolves a ground shaking proposal involving Blake Griffin and Karl-Anthony Towns, per Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders. Before things get even more interesting,..." January 13

  • DeAndre Jordan Suffered An Ankle Sprain During The Clippers’ Game Against Sacramento

    Dime Magazine "The Los Angeles Clippers have had horrible luck with injuries this year. In fact, heading into Thursday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings, the only player to suit up for every game this season was DeAndre Jordan, who has spent essentially the entire year at the center of trade..." January 12

  • Who Are The NBA’s Best And Worst Scorers In The Clutch This Season?

    Dime Magazine "Being “clutch” comes to define a superstar, for better or worse, and it can be hard to shake perception from reality once a reputation is built. Take for example LeBron James, who has become one of the NBA’s best players in crunch time over the past seven or eight seasons but still gets criticized..." January 11

  • Adam Silver on not televising All-Star draft: ‘The goal was to improve the All-Star game’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Early indications the NBA wouldn’t televise the new All-Star draft were met with swift opposition from fans and media. Yet, the league isn’t budging. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, via NBA TV: Should there be a public selection? Now, I get it. Yes, it would be more fun if we had that kind..." January 11

  • Lou Williams in talks with team about contract extension

    Clutch Points "The LA Clippers went into Oracle Arena on Wednesday night with five starting caliber players out due to injury to take on the defending NBA Champions without Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Without Blake Griffin, Patrick Beverley, Danilo Gallinari, Austin Rivers, and Milos Teodosic out, as well..." January 11

  • Blake Griffin Said Chris Paul Left The Clippers ‘The Right Way’

    Dime Magazine "Blake Griffin may be the last Clipper standing in Los Angeles soon enough, but he doesn’t seem to have any hard feelings about the departure of Chris Paul. The two may have been franchise cornerstones for the Clippers, who were facing a very uncertain offseason after LA fell short in the..." January 11

  • The Cavs Don’t Think It’s Worth Trading The Brooklyn Pick In A DeAndre Jordan Deal

    Uproxx "DeAndre Jordan has been on the trade block for some time, and the Cleveland Cavaliers have been one of the teams doing their due diligence to figure out if it’s worth making some kind of move to acquire the veteran big man. The team is very much in “win now” mode, and some would make the case that..." January 10

  • Blake Griffin says he's likely out versus Warriors on Wednesday

    247 Sports "Blake Griffin is out for Wednesday's marquee matchup with the Golden State Warriors. According to the All-Star forward himself, Griffin likely won't play versus the Warriors on Wednesday due to being in the concussion protocol: The Los Angeles Clippers forward initially suffered the..." January 10

  • Clippers shouldn't hit trade market, enter tanking mode — at least not yet

    Sporting News "This Clippers season has been a series of ups and downs. The injuries have mounted as the season has progressed — Patrick Beverley is done for the year, Danilo Gallinari has played in just eleven games and Milo Teodosic and Austin Rivers (out for at least another week) have been dealing with..." January 09

  • Clippers aren't receiving many serious offers for DeAndre Jordan

    CBS Sports "Early in the season, when the Clippers were dealing with all sorts of injuries, and free-falling into the bottom of the Western Conference standings, it seemed a trade involving DeAndre Jordan was inevitable. Now, however, just about a month from the trade deadline, the Clips may not move the big..." January 08

  • Doc Rivers says he wants the injury-riddled Clippers to keep fighting

    L.A. Daily News "Coach Doc Rivers said after Blake Griffin suffered a concussion during the Clippers’ loss Saturday to the Golden State Warriors that he “just wants fighters right now.” The more the Clippers fight, the more they seem to suffer, though. “You back up to no one,” Rivers said he told the..." January 08

  • DeAndre Jordan-Cavs Trade Hinges On One Valuable Asset

    NESN "It seems as though the Los Angeles Clippers would be willing to part with DeAndre Jordan, but for a hefty price. Jordan still is one of the better centers in the NBA, and with eligibility to opt out of his contract this summer, the Clippers could look to move the 29-year-old out of fear of..." January 08

  • Clippers guard Milos Teodosic's return remains uncertain

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers coach Doc Rivers said Milos Teodosic was “doing better” after missing Saturday’s game against Golden State with a sore plantar fasciitis to his left foot. Teodosic’s return remains uncertain. “He’s obviously out today and probably the next game,” said Rivers, whose team plays Monday..." January 08

  • DeAndre Jordan’s free agent market will be ‘lukewarm’ if he opts out

    Yardbarker "DeAndre Jordan will have one of the more intriguing potential free agencies this summer, but some indications are that it could be a bit of a dud. Bobby Marks of ESPN reported Saturday that the market for the LA Clippers center will be “lukewarm” if he opts out after the season, noting that the..." January 06

  • Blake Griffin leaves Clippers game with concussion

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers forward Blake Griffin suffered a concussion in the first quarter and did not return to play in Saturday afternoon’s game against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center. Griffin drove into the lane and was stuck in the head by Golden State’s JaVale McGee’s elbow, knocking the..." January 06

  • Rockets withdraw protest of loss to Clippers

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets have withdrawn their protest of the Dec. 22 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, an individual with knowledge of the decision said on Thursday, speaking on the condition of anonymity because no announcements regarding the action or more recent decision had been made. The Rockets had..." January 05

  • Stephen Jackson: 'I Smoked My Whole Career,' Legalize Weed in the NBA

    TMZ "Want proof the NBA should legalize weed? Stephen Jackson says he toked up his ENTIRE CAREER and still balled like a boss -- so when it comes to pulling pot off the league's banned substance list, he's all for it. "I think they should take it off, why not?" Jackson told TMZ Sports. "I..." January 04

  • Injured Austin Rivers sits out again for Clippers, who are uncertain when he'll return

    Los Angeles Times "Austin Rivers sat out a second consecutive game because of a right Achilles tendon injury and when he’ll return is uncertain. In fact, Clippers coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday that the point guard would have the injury checked out again to determine his status. When asked if his son was..." January 04

  • LaVar Ball is the founder of the NBA, according to Google

    CBS Sports "LaVar Ball just keeps on padding his resume. To ring in the New Year, a Google glitch has everyone turning their heads to answer a common question: Who founded the NBA? For the time being, if users google to find out who the NBA's founder is, it turns up none other than Mr. Ball. Ball, who was..." January 02

  • Blake Griffin, Lou Williams click together to form Clippers’ one-two punch

    Orange County Register "Although the results were mixed, the Clippers learned to play together without Blake Griffin while he was sidelined for 14 games because of a sprained left knee. They won six games without Griffin, their leading scorer and their second-leading rebounder and playmaker. If there were any..." January 02

  • Clippers’ Austin Rivers details scary feeling, pain immediately following Achilles injury

    Clutch Points "The LA Clippers had an injury scare on Friday night when they took on the Los Angeles Lakers. Guard Austin Rivers exited the game midway through the third quarter with what looked like a potentially serious Achilles injury. He was not available for comment after the game, but left the locker room..." January 01

  • Austin Rivers day-to-day with Achilles strain

    Yardbarker "The Los Angeles Clippers got relatively good news on Austin Rivers Saturday. Rivers left Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers with an Achilles injury, but a Saturday MRI came back negative, and the strain is only expected to keep him out on a day-to-day basis, according to Yahoo..." December 30

  • Austin Rivers suffers right Achilles strain vs. Lakers, will have MRI Saturday

    Clutch Points "The LA Clippers have been playing stellar basketball of late considering the amount of injuries they’ve had, and on Friday night, they were hoping to start a run that would help put them in good position for a playoff spot. Forward Blake Griffin returned from a strained MCL four weeks earlier than..." December 30

  • Clippers assign Griffin to G League for rehab, reportedly could return Friday "The LA Clippers might welcome back its top scorer before 2018 begins. According to Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times, Griffin "worked out extremely hard" following the team shootaround on Tuesday and could return to the court this month after missing the last 13 games with a sprained..." December 27

  • Blake Griffin's Ex-Fiancee Explains How He Left Her For Kendall Jenner and is Trying to Get Out of Child Support

    Black Sports Online "Bryann Cameron, a former volleyball player at USC, has one child with Matt Leinart. She then got with Blake Griffin, got engaged and had two more kids. Griffin never went through with the marriage and eventually decided to leave her for Kendall Jenner. Cameron explains why he did that and how..." December 27

  • Griffin could return this month, 4 weeks ahead of schedule

    Bleacher Report "Blake Griffin could return to the court much faster than originally anticipated. The Los Angeles Clippers power forward, who has been out with a sprained MCL since the end of November, was expected to miss about two months. However, Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday..." December 26

  • Ex-Clipper Jared Dudley compares team to Titanic: ‘It’s slowly going down’

    Larry Brown Sports "Jared Dudley believes he can see the writing on the wall for his former team. In an interview with Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders that ran on Tuesday, Dudley offered his thoughts on his old LA Clippers squad. “I love L.A., maybe not the Clippers, but I love L.A.,” he said. “But..." December 26

  • Rockets file a protest of Friday's loss to Clippers

    CBS Sports "During the Rockets' loss to the Clippers Friday, Lou Williams was assessed a foul with 3:10 left in the fourth quarter. However, that foul should have actually been given to Los Angeles guard Jawun Evans. This would have led to Evans fouling out of the game, which means the Clippers technically..." December 25

  • Doc Rivers says Blake Griffin could be back within a week

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Griffin appears to be a few weeks ahead of schedule in his recovery from an MCL sprain in his left knee. In an interview before Saturday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies, LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers told longtime team announcer Ralph Lawler that Griffin could be back within a..." December 24

  • Meeting held to discuss tensions between refs, players

    ESPN "After Lee Seham, the general counsel for the National Basketball Referees Association, had grown increasingly dissatisfied working with the NBA on contentious issues between game officials and players, he called the players association's executive director, Michele Roberts: Let's get together and..." December 21

  • Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari diagnosed with partial tear in glute muscle "L.A. Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari will be held out of further game action while recovering from an injury of his gluteus maximus. Gallinari suffered a contusion to the left glute muscle, and subsequent imaging revealed a partial tear. " December 21

  • Cavaliers ‘Sniffing Around’ DeAndre Jordan

    Hoops Rumors "The Cavaliers are keeping a close eye on the DeAndre Jordan situation in Los Angeles, and have “quietly explored” the possibility of a deal, league sources tell Sam Amico of Amico cautions that the Cavs haven’t aggressively pursued Jordan, with one source suggesting that the club..." December 20

  • Injuries force Doc Rivers to get creative with Clippers lineups

    Los Angeles Times "Before the Clippers played the Spurs Monday night, Doc Rivers was asked how he is dealing with the constant shuffling of his lineups given the rash of injuries the team has faced. The Clippers welcomed back guard Austin Rivers before the Spurs game, but lost Lou Williams and Wesley Johnson to..." December 20

  • Clippers' Milos Teodosic is eager to play more minutes

    Los Angeles Times "The Clippers are starting to learn that Milos Teodosic can deliver in the game’s most tense moments. They are beginning to see that Teodosic is willing to step into the void when the game hangs in the balance. On a night when his shot betrayed him through the first three quarters, Teodosic..." December 18

  • Clippers’ Milos Teodosic still dealing with pain, soreness in left foot

    Clutch Points "The LA Clippers have had some pretty injury-ravaged seasons over the last couple of years, but this year might trump them all. During Monday morning’s shootaround, head coach Doc Rivers revealed that guard Lou Williams (right foot sprain) and forward Wesley Johnson (left foot soreness) would not..." December 18

  • Lou Williams, Danilo Gallinari out, Austin Rivers will play vs. Spurs

    Clutch Points "The L.A. Clippers will have Austin Rivers back in the lineup against the San Antonio Spurs after a two-game absence. However, leading scorer Lou Williams will miss out due to a left foot sprain. Meanwhile, forwards Danilo Gallinari and Wes Johnson are also out, per Clutch Points’ Tomer..." December 18

  • Eight NBA players who have a real chance to be involved in trade rumors soon

    CBS Sports "Dec. 15 is known by many fans as the unofficial start to NBA trade rumor season. It's the day that players who signed new contracts in free agency can be traded by the team they signed with. Is that big target from the offseason not working out well? Put him on the block and see what's out there...." December 15

  • Austin Rivers to miss Clippers’ next game with concussion

    Larry Brown Sports "Austin Rivers will miss the Los Angeles Clippers’ next game after suffering a concussion on Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic. Rivers was elbowed in the side of the head by Jonathan Simmons just before halftime and left the game. The Clippers later announced he would not be returning to..." December 14

  • Who's on the hot seat? Evaluating job security of every NBA coach

    Sporting News "When Phoenix gave the pink slip to Earl Watson in October, it ended a remarkable stretch of NBA coaching stability. Before the move to replace Watson, it had been a year-and-a-half since the league last had a coach get fired. Since then, we’ve already had another firing, a stunner that saw..." December 12

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