Clippers Rumors & News

  • Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis Denies Drug Charges Against Him On Instagram While Eating Popeyes

    Dime Magazine "Glen “Big Baby” Davis has found himself in the news this weekend for the wrong reasons after it was reported by ABC 2 in Baltimore the former Celtics big man had been arrested in February for marijuana possession and distribution. Davis was arrested in a Hampton Inn in Aberdeen with what police..." March 17

  • Former NBA big man Glen Davis arrested on drug charges

    Clutch Points "Ever wondered what has happened to former NBA big man Glen Davis? Well, according to a report by Brian Kuebler of ABC2 WMAR Baltimore, the player also known as “Big Baby” has been arrested by authorities back in February when marijuana was discovered in his hotel room. According to court..." March 17

  • Doc Rivers fined $15,000 for comments on officiating in loss to Rockets

    Pro Basketball Talk "Doc Rivers, break out your checkbook, you have a fine to write to the league. The Clippers lost to the Rockets 101-96 in Houston Tuesday night. The Clippers actually did a good job on the Rockets defensively, they lost the game in two other categories: 1) Houston grabbed the offensive rebound..." March 16

  • Rivers: Officiating in Rockets-Clippers 'a complete joke'

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers may soon be on the receiving end of a fine from the league office. Following his squad's 101-96 loss to the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center on Thursday night, Rivers told reporters he thought the officiating was "a complete joke." "I don't say..." March 16

  • Clippers' Avery Bradley to miss rest of regular season after surgery

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers guard Avery Bradley had successful surgery Tuesday to repair abdominal muscles, the team announced. Bradley will be out six to eight weeks. The Clippers, fighting for a playoff spot in the Western Conference, have just five weeks left in the regular season, meaning Bradley won't be..." March 13

  • What does 0-2 LA trip mean for LeBron's future?

    USA Today "The key to LeBron James’ free agency was right there on his Nike sneaker on Sunday night. You had to get past the out-of-place pink tone that fit neither his Cleveland Cavaliers color scheme nor the Lakers’ purple-and-gold that shone so bright in their 127-113 win. Ditto for the name of this..." March 12

  • LeBron: Trading for DeAndre 'would have gave us a boost'

    USA Today "On an otherwise forgettable night, LeBron James was reminded about what could have been. The Cavaliers lost Friday night 116-102 to the Los Angeles Clippers. It was the second game on a long road trip that ends in eight days in Chicago. LeBron and the Cavs have a long road ahead. But with..." March 10

  • Clippers! Lou Williams is the clear favorite for sixth man of the year award

    Los Angeles Times "Lou Williams should be crowned the NBA's sixth man of the year award winner for the second time in his career. His numbers say the Clippers guard has stood out among the top reserves in the league and that Williams should be the clear choice. But it's more than just the stats that tell..." March 08

  • Unwritten Rules No Longer Have A Place In The NBA

    Dime Magazine "Disrespect has become a punchline. It is the word chosen to describe acts done on the basketball court that are increasingly fun for NBA fans. A crossover, a stare down, a heat check three; all moves that can be described as disrespectful without being true to the exact definition of the..." March 06

  • Clippers, Bumble Agree to Jersey Patch Sponsorship

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Clippers are the latest NBA team to add a sponsorship to their jersey, as they have reached a deal with dating app Bumble. Both sides came together with the goal to "advance gender equality." For Clippers fans wondering what the patch will look like, the team provided a..." March 06

  • Clippers Won’t Convert Ty Wallace’s Contract

    Hoops Rumors "The Clippers have decided against converting Tyrone Wallace‘s two-way contract into a standard contract, Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times tweets. Wallace reached his 45-day NBA limit at the beginning of the month and now must remain in the G League under the end of its season. The Clippers..." March 05

  • Clippers' Gallinari out at least 2 weeks with fractured right hand

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari is expected to miss at least two weeks of action after suffering a non-displaced fracture in his hand last month. He sat out the last three games with the ailment before an MRI revealed the extent of the injury. Michael Gallagher of Rotoworld..." March 03

  • DeAndre Jordan opens up about Blake Griffin trade

    Larry Brown Sports "DeAndre Jordan is the last man standing in Clipper Land after Blake Griffin, his best friend on the team, was traded to the Detroit Pistons at the deadline. Now the All-Star center is offering some thoughts on the move. In an interview with Michael Lee of Yahoo! Sports that was published on..." March 02

  • DeAndre Jordan Hopes To Play ‘Another 10 Years’ With Clippers

    SLAM Online "In an apparent about-face from his comments last month, DeAndre Jordan says that he hopes to play another 10 years with the Clippers. Whether the Clippers want Jordan is another question. The team entertained trade discussions for their 29-year-old center, but decided to keep Jordan at the..." March 02

  • James Harden explains staredown on Wesley Johnson after sick crossover

    Sporting News "James Harden caught the NBA world's attention Wednesday night with what will likely end up being the crossover of the year. In the first quarter, Harden was matched up on the Clippers' Wesley Johnson, who stood absolutely no chance. Harden gave a fake, Johnson tripped up, then just fell and..." March 02

  • Avery Bradley unsure when or if he will return this season

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers guard Avery Bradley missed his fourth consecutive game Wednesday with a sports hernia injury and he remains unsure about a return date. Bradley also said that surgery is a possibility, and that it could happen before the season is over. But Bradley said ideally he wants to play this..." March 01

  • Seattle ownership group wants NBA franchise after NHL expansion bid

    The Score "If the NHL decides to plant its 32nd team in Seattle, expect the ownership group in question to then vie for an NBA franchise. Oak View Group, the organization that has already submitted a $10-million payment to the NHL as part of its bid for an expansion franchise, wants it to be known they..." March 01

  • Knicks-Doc Rivers hook-up not out of the question

    New York Post "It would be an easier sell for Clippers coach Doc Rivers if Kristaps Porzingis didn’t tear his ACL three weeks ago to complicate the Knicks’ rebuilding program. But according to a former Rivers associate, it’s not far-fetched for the one-time Knicks guard to have interest in the team’s coaching..." February 28

  • Adam Silver cautions NBA teams to protect integrity of game

    USA Today "A week after the NBA fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for his public admission of tanking, the race to the bottom has continued in full force. Entering Wednesday, just six games separate the last nine teams in the league — from the New York Knicks on down to the Atlanta Hawks...." February 28

  • NBA Execs Believe Tanking Has Never Never Been More Widespread

    Real GM Basketball "Multiple NBA executives believe the current season features one of the most widespread tanking efforts the league has seen to date. The combination of lottery reform set to begin next year and a top-heavy draft class featuring five to seven prospects has created an atmosphere where eight teams..." February 27

  • NBA's Danilo Gallinari Blocked From Skiing, 'It's in My Contract!!'

    TMZ "Danilo Gallinari LOVES skiing -- but he's got $65 MILLION reasons to stay away from the slopes ... telling TMZ Sports his huge NBA contract forbids him from hitting the mountain!! The Clippers star was leaving Delilah in WeHo when he started raving about fellow Italian Sofia Goggia's gold..." February 26

  • Clippers' Bradley out 1-3 weeks with sports hernia

    ESPN "In a season that has been marred by injuries to almost everyone, the LA Clippers are preparing for another starter to miss an extended period of time. Shooting guard Avery Bradley, who was just acquired by the Clippers on January 29 as part of a trade package that sent power forward Blake..." February 25

  • Clippers' Danilo Gallinari sits out with bruised right hand

    ESPN "LA Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari did not play in Friday night's 128-117 road win over the Phoenix Suns due to a bruised right hand and will have more tests on the injury when the team returns to Los Angeles on Saturday. The oft-injured Gallinari was hurt Thursday against Golden State. An..." February 24

  • Ballmer: Clippers moved Griffin to adapt to 'modern NBA'

    ESPN "LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer on Saturday said that trading Blake Griffin was "a very difficult decision," but that considerations about the future, as well as injury and chemistry concerns, necessitated the blockbuster deal with the Detroit Pistons. "[Griffin] is obviously a superstar..." February 24

  • Jimmy Butler Proposes to Play Lou Williams for $100,000 in Response to Tweet

    Bleacher Report "Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Jimmy Butler laid down a challenge for Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams and shared his proposal with ESPN's Cassidy Hubbarth before tipoff with the Houston Rockets on Friday night at the Toyota Center. The star forward offered to play Williams one-on-one..." February 24

  • Clippers May Soon Need To Decide Between Tyrone Wallace, C.J. Williams

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers are running out of days for Tyrone Wallace and C.J. Williams on their two-way contracts. Wallace has used 22 of his 25 allotted days in the NBA with the Clippers. Wallace could be signed for the remainder of the season by the Clippers. " February 23

  • Michele Roberts: Cap smoothing was ‘disgraceful request’ by NBA

    Pro Basketball Talk "In 2016, new national TV contracts pushed the NBA’s salary cap from $70 million to $94.143 million – a larger jump than over the entire previous decade. Free agents cashed in majorly that summer. But now, the cap is leveling off. It went up to just $99.093 million last year and is projected to..." February 23

  • DeAndre Jordan is selling his house in L.A.

    Clutch Points "Fans of the L.A. Clippers breathed a small sigh of relief when the team’s prized interior defender, DeAndre Jordan, survived the trade deadline, as it hinted that the center might be valued high by the front office after all and could be kept even past this season. Now just two weeks after,..." February 23

  • Clippers aren't sure when Avery Bradley will be able to play

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers guard Avery Bradley remained in Los Angeles on Thursday getting treatment on a sports hernia injury that has bothered him for most of the season. Bradley is not expected to join the Clippers for Friday night's game at the Phoenix Suns. The Clippers are unsure when Bradley will..." February 23

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: I could never see myself playing for Los Angeles

    Pro Basketball Talk "All-Star Weekend was (at least) an implicit recruiting tool for the Lakers and Clippers. The host teams could show off Los Angeles – the beautiful weather in middle of winter, the nightlife, the glitz and glamour. LeBron James‘ praise drew the most attention: I think L.A. is a perfect..." February 22

  • The NBA is having real discussions about a playoffs play-in tournament

    ESPN "Recent comments from NBA commissioner Adam Silver about tweaking the league's playoff format drew intense media coverage, but sources say there is also some behind-the-scenes momentum for the idea of a play-in tournament determining the last two seeds in each conference -- to the point that two..." February 22

  • ESPN’s NBA Countdown is moving to Bristol, then New York, while The Jump is expanding to a full hour

    Awful Announcing "With Michelle Beadle and Jalen Rose heading to the upcoming Get Up morning show with Mike Greenberg while retaining their NBA Countdown roles (at least for now), it was clear that the NBA studio show would be leaving Los Angeles. But we now have details on when and for where, with Ryan Glasspiegel..." February 21

  • NBA beats odds, sees gain in local ratings

    Sports Business Daily "The NBA continues to buck the television ratings trend, with both national and local viewership showing impressive gains as the league headed into the All-Star break. Nationally, NBA games on ABC, ESPN, NBA TV and TNT are showing double-digit viewership increases. The combined 15 percent jump..." February 20

  • Adam Silver after NBA All-Star success: 'Sounds like we're going to have a televised draft'

    USA Today "Toronto Raptors All-Star shooting guard DeMar DeRozan made the most vocal plea for televising the player draft immediately following Sunday’s All-Star Game. “Televise it,” he said. “Give the people what they want. I think everybody wants to see it. At the end of the day, every single person..." February 20

  • Lou Williams Had an Incredible Response to Jimmy Butler Sitting Out the All-Star Game

    Complex "The 2018 NBA All-Star Game was fun. It was a highly competitive matchup between Team LeBron and Team Steph. It actually looked like the stars who played gave it some effort. A few All-Stars—Kevin Love, John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, and Kristaps Porzingis—couldn't play because they were hurt...." February 19

  • All-Stars shine in LA, leaving Lakers, Clippers wondering who might return

    Sporting News "Four. Of all the players here for the NBA’s All-Star festivities, the 24 players in Sunday’s game and 24 in Friday’s Rising Stars game, the four participants in the Slam Dunk Contest, the eight shooters in the 3-Point Contest and eight ball handlers in the Skills Challenge — 68 players altogether..." February 18

  • Adam Silver: NBA still considering changing playoff format

    Sportsnaut "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver gave his version of the state of the league address during All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. The innovative commissioner touched on a ton of topics, including the Association considering drastically changing its playoff format. It was previously..." February 18

  • Lamar Odom wants to play in BIG3 in honor of Rasual Butler

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Odom has been interested in playing in Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league for quite some time, but he may be more motivated than ever now to join a team for the upcoming season. Odom told TMZ on Thursday that he could be joining the BIG3 this summer, and he said he doesn’t have a..." February 15

  • Avery Bradley Has Been ‘Checking In,’ Giving Advice To Isaiah Thomas

    NESN "Who would have thought a year ago that Avery Bradley and Isaiah Thomas would be playing in the same city, just on a different side of the country? Yet that’s the situation the two former Boston Celtics guards find themselves in, with Bradley a member of the Los Angeles Clippers after being..." February 15

  • Blake Griffin’s ex in lawsuit: He had ‘toxic’ relationship with Clippers teammates

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Griffin is being sued by the mother of his chldren for allegedly abandoning her a week before the former couple was supposed to get married, and the lawsuit the woman filed also contains some juicy information about Griffin’s time with the Clippers. TMZ reports that Brynn Cameron has..." February 14

  • Report: Cavs owner Dan Gilbert approved trade for DeAndre Jordan

    247 Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers made a pair of major moves ahead of the league's trade deadline but it appears as though they were close to pulling the trigger on a deal that would have added another All-Star to the fold. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of, Cavaliers owner Dan..." February 14

  • Clippers' Refusal To Take Shumpert Was Sticking Point In Jordan Trade

    Real GM Basketball "Koby Altman received permission from Dan Gilbert for the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade Jae Crowder, Channing Frye, Iman Shumpert and Cleveland's 2018 first round pick to the Los Angeles Clippers for DeAndre Jordan. The Clippers were willing to accept that trade if the Cavaliers found a third..." February 14

  • DeAndre Jordan's relationship with Clippers will only become more awkward with contract negotiations ahead

    Sporting News "Imagine you're searching for a new apartment because you think there's a better living situation out in the world. You're done with your roommate and ready to see what's available. But the longer the search goes, the more you realize there's not a great deal to be found. So you stick with your old..." February 13

  • DeAndre Jordan at center of multiple battles

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeAndre Jordan says he didn’t stress Thursday’s trade deadline, which passed with him – despite frequent rumors and maybe a close call with the Cavaliers – remaining on the Clippers. “They were talking about trading me for three years, so I don’t really care about it anymore,” Jordan said. “If..." February 12

  • NBA's buyout market: Which players could be available?

    USA Today "The buyout market is open for business, offering teams their last chance at upgrades ahead of the postseason. We've already seen some significant movement from guys who could potentially influence a playoff series or bolster the backend of a roster. Teams have until March 1 to add a player on..." February 12

  • Clippers Sought First Round Pick For Avery Bradley

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers were more motivated to trade Avery Bradley at the deadline than they were DeAndre Jordan. The Clippers sought a first round pick for Bradley. "They wanted a first rounder for him and just couldn't get it," said Marc Stein on the Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast." February 12

  • Clippers guard Patrick Beverley takes jab at ESPN’s Amin Elhassan

    Clutch Points "The world of the Twitter beef has now spread to L.A. Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley and ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan. Elhassan was once in the front office of the Phoenix Suns before he became an ESPN personality, appearing on several shows including SportsNation. He is also is a member of..." February 12

  • Doc Rivers attending Cavs-Celtics game to 'Grab a beer' and 'Boo LeBron'

    Sportsnaut "Former Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers is taking time out of his busy schedule with the Los Angeles Clippers to attend an NBA game as a fan on Sunday. That comes with the Cleveland Cavaliers set to take on the Celtics in Boston as the home team retires Paul Pierce’s jersey. So what are..." February 11

  • NBA Rumors: Clippers Believed Cavs Were Near DeAndre Jordan Trade Agreement

    NESN "The Los Angeles Clippers were ready to tell DeAndre Jordan to pack his bags before their crosstown foe ruined their plans. The Clippers believed they were close to agreeing to trade the center to the Cleveland Cavaliers ahead of the NBA trade deadline until news of the Cavs-Lakers trade broke..." February 10

  • DeAndre Jordan: ‘I Don’t Know’ If I Feel Wanted By Clippers

    SLAM Online "The trade deadline came and went without the Clippers moving center DeAndre Jordan, who was certainly on the block and popped up in several rumors throughout the last few weeks. Asked after Friday’s game whether he feels wanted by his team, the big man admitted he doesn’t really know." February 10