Clippers Rumors & News

  • Jerry West offering both Clippers’ 1st round picks in pursuit of Kawhi Leonard

    Clutch Points "The L.A. Clippers are willing to put their future assets on the line to compete with the Los Angeles Lakers in the Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes. In turn, the San Antonio Spurs will have a big decision to make. According to Kelly Iko of USA TODAY Sports, team advisor..." June 20

  • Report: Clippers, Celtics aggressively trying to move into top 10 of NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "The lead up to the NBA Draft is always ripe with rumors about what teams want to do, and who they’re trying to target. One of those rumors circulating right now is that the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics are both aggressively trying to move up into the top 10, per..." June 20

  • Kawhi Leonard To Tell Rival Teams He Plans To Sign In Los Angeles

    Real GM Basketball "Kawhi Leonard has privately maintained that he no longer wants to play for the San Antonio Spurs and will eventually alert rival teams that his intentions are to sign in Los Angeles when he becomes a free agent in 2019. Leonard would prefer to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers over the..." June 20

  • Lawsuit alleges City of Inglewood violated state laws in Clippers negotiations

    ESPN "Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A group of Inglewood residents filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging the city violated state laws by entering into an exclusive negotiating agreement to develop..." June 20

  • Report: Kings Turn Down Clippers Offer for No. 2 Pick

    NBC Bay Area "Just say no to trade-downs. According to a published report, the Sacramento Kings have declined an offer from the Los Angeles Clippers to move out of the No. 2 overall selection in exchange for the No. 12 and No. 13 picks in Thursday's draft. June 19

  • Clippers, Milos Teodosic not expected to continue together next season

    Sportando "Milos Teodosic's tenure with the Los Angeles Clippers may finish after just one season. The Los Angeles Clippers, in fact, are not planning to keep the Serbian point guard for the next season, a league source told Sportando. Teodosic has a player option, worth $6.3 mln, for the next season,..." June 18

  • Clippers Prepared To Build Kawhi Leonard Offer Around Tobias Harris, 12th Overall Pick

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers are willing to create a package for Kawhi Leonard built around Tobias Harris and the 12th or 13th overall pick in the draft. " June 18

  • Lakers, Clippers have concerns about Kawhi Leonard’s health

    Bleacher Report "Kawhi Leonard is reportedly interested in joining the Los Angeles Lakers or Los Angeles Clippers, but each team has reservations about acquiring the San Antonio Spurs star, per Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times. "Neither the Lakers nor Clippers have had trade discussions..." June 17

  • Rapper pitches LeBron to Los Angeles with marijuana strain

    Sportsnaut "Impending free agent LeBron James will certainly get his fair share of pitches as he embarks on what will be a whirlwind tour next month. While still early in the process, it’s highly unlikely that any pitch will be as creative as the one made by Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist..." June 15

  • Man buys Twitter user plane ticket to fight over Sam Dekker comment

    Larry Brown Sports "Sports Twitter had yet another “Meet me in Temecula” moment. On Thursday, a since-deleted tweet by Sam Dekker caused a reaction from fans. Dekker sent a tweet about being proud to be white. A Twitter user named Matt Bilinsky defended Dekker and said that the..." June 15

  • Clippers Hire Rex Kalamian As Assistant Coach

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to hire Rex Kalamian as assistant coach. Kalamian was an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors  " June 14

  • Report: ESPN LA says LeBron James will never play for LA Clippers

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers are entering a very important offseason for both franchises. The Lakers have worked all season and now have enough room for two max contract players if they renounce the rights or opt not to re-sign Julius Randle. All signs point..." June 13

  • NBA Rumors: Jared Dudley thinks Dallas will get DeMarcus Cousins or DeAndre Jordan

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks are coming off yet another disappointing season where they fell well short of reaching the playoffs for the second straight year. However, the front office has positioned the organization to be a huge factor in free agency with a plethora of salary cap..." June 11

  • Clippers looking to trade up, possibly targeting Luka Doncic

    Sporting News "The Clippers could be looking to move up in the 2018 NBA Draft. Los Angeles owns the No. 12 and No. 13 picks. It has made calls to multiple teams with a top-10 pick to inquire about a potential trade, according to a report from The Athletic. The report cited unidentified league..." June 09

  • Steve Kerr contract extension top priority for Warriors

    Sporting News "A contract extension for coach Steve Kerr is high on the priority list for the Warriors, according to owner Joe Lacob. Kerr guided to the Warriors to a successful NBA title defense as they won their third championship in four years on Friday, sweeping the Cavaliers in the..." June 09

  • Nets, Clippers, Sixers Exploring Draft Trades?

    Hoops Rumors "The Nets, who currently hold the 29th, 40th, and 45th overall picks in the 2018 NBA draft, would like to move up into the teens if possible, league sources tell Michael Scotto of The Athletic. Scotto identifies the Nuggets (No. 14), Wizards (No. 15),..." June 08

  • Lonzo Ball, JR Smith Lead Betting Odds for Next NBA'er Busted for Burner Account

    Bleacher Report "Burner social media accounts are apparently all the rage in the NBA. Just ask former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant. And now, you can bet on which player will be caught using one..." June 08

  • Report: Jordan wants to play for Rockets

    The Score "DeAndre Jordan sees a future for himself suiting up for his hometown franchise. The Los Angeles Clippers center is reportedly focused on becoming a member of the Houston Rockets, league sources told USA Today's Kelly Iko. Jordan apparently..." June 08

  • Glen Davis charged with felony assault, facing 7 years in prison

    TMZ "Ex-NBA star Glen "Big Baby" Davis has been officially named a suspect in an assault with a deadly weapon case that left a man seriously injured ... TMZ Sports has learned.  We're told cops believe Davis got into a physical altercation with a man..." June 06

  • Report: Boban Marjanovic Added to Cast of 'John Wick: Chapter 3'

    Bleacher Report "Keanu Reeves' character John Wick may face his stiffest test yet in the third installment of the eponymous movie franchise, with Los Angeles Clippers big man Boban Marjanovic signed on for John Wick: Chapter 3.  Collider's Jeff..." June 04

  • Report: Mavericks not actually interested in signing DeAndre Jordan

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Mavericks were rumored to be interested in DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Jordanand Julius Randle – which makes sense on paper. Especially if not drafting someone like Jaren Jackson Jr., Mohamed Bamba or Wendell Carter, Dallas could use a..." June 04

  • NBA To Experiment With Coach Challenges During Summer League

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA will use this July’s Las Vegas Summer League to test out a new coach’s challenge system for referees’ calls, sources tell ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. According to Windhorst, league officials are still working out the exact details of how the system will work,..." June 04

  • NBA Explains Why They Will Seek Royalty From Sports Betting

    Real GM Basketball "Adam Silver expounded on the NBA's position on seeking a royalty from legal sports betting now that it will be widely legalized in the United States. "One of the issues we had on the table and have been seeking is a so-called integrity fee," said Silver. "And the..." June 01

  • Patrick Beverley Is Cleared To Return To Full Basketball Activities Three Months Ahead Of Schedule

    Dime Magazine "It’s been quite the month for Clippers guard Patrick Beverley. First, his mom went onto The Price Is Right and made bank, which has nothing to do with basketball, but is still delightful. As for his ability to make it back onto the basketball court after missing basically..." June 01

  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: No anthem policy alterations needed

    San Francisco Gate "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday the league has no plans to change its longtime policy requiring players to stand for the national anthem, in the wake of the NFL adopting a similar rule last week. The NFL’s decision followed a tumultuous season in which several players..." June 01

  • NBA Still Not Interested In Pursuing Expansion

    Real GM Basketball "The NBA continues to resist the idea of expansion despite an obvious location in Seattle and strong candidates in Las Vegas, Mexico City and Kansas City. "As I said before, expansion is not on our agenda right now. We may turn back to it at some point," said Silver when..." June 01

  • Joel Embiid, DeMar DeRozan to headline NBA Africa Game 2018

    247 Sports "The NBA released some details about the third NBA Africa Game on Thursday, including the date and location of the event.  From the NBA:  "The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA)..." May 31

  • James Harden, LeBron James headline 2017-18 All-NBA First Team

    Sporting News "The NBA on Thursday announced James Harden, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard and Kevin Durant have been named to the 2017-18 All-NBA First Team. May 24

  • Doc Rivers gets contract extension from Clippers

    ESPN "The LA Clippers announced Wednesday that they have agreed to a contract extension with coach Doc Rivers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Rivers was entering the final season of his contract, which pays him more than $11 million. "Doc is one of the top coaches in..." May 23

  • Gobert, Davis, Oladipo, Holiday, Covington On 2018 NBA All-Defensive Team

    Real GM Basketball "Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz and Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans lead the 2017-18 NBA All-Defensive First Team. Gobert was voted to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the second year in a row, as selected by a global panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.  The..." May 23

  • Glen 'Big Baby' Davis Arrested For Felony Assault After Surrendering

    The Big Lead "TMZ is reporting that former NBA player Glen Davis has been arrested for felony assault with intent to cause a great bodily injury. After almost hitting a man with his car, Davis slammed him on to concrete after the victim confronted the former Boston..." May 23

  • NBA Rumors: Clippers offered Blake Griffin for Karl-Anthony Towns

    Clutch Points "With a reported rift between the Minnesota Timberwolves and franchise piece Karl-Anthony Towns, teams have prepared to phone up and explore a potential trade to acquire the talented big man. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the L.A. Clippers called the Wolves..." May 22

  • Mitchell, Simmons Voted Unanimous All-Rookie First Teamers

    SLAM Online "Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Sixers guard Ben Simmons were voted as unanimous NBA All-Rookie First Team selections, the NBA announced on Tuesday. Celtics wing Jayson Tatum would have been unanimous First-Team, if not for one Second-Team..." May 22

  • NBA playoffs mired in worst pre-Finals competitive-game drought ever

    Pro Basketball Talk "Exciting games. Clutch plays. Close finishes. Remember those? The NBA playoffs have hit a lull. It has been 11 days since the last game decided by fewer than 10 points. Longer competitive-game droughts have occurred – though not many, and never before..." May 22

  • The Clippers Might Trade Their Two First Round Picks To Move Up And Draft Michael Porter Jr.

    Uproxx "The Los Angels Clippers might be on the move to get the future of the franchise in the NBA Draft. One NBA executive thinks the Clippers might try to swap a pair of first-round picks to move up to draft Michael Porter Jr. in the Draft June. Porter had an injury-shortened..." May 22

  • Mavs will reportedly target DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Jordan in free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Mavericks have missed the postseason the past two years and have not won a playoff series since they were crowned NBA champions in 2011, and it sounds like they are ready to get back to winning. While there has been talk that the Mavericks could target Texas big man Mo..." May 21

  • Clippers Looking to Trade Up in NBA Draft; Have Their Eyes Set on New Franchise Player

    Black Sports Online "The Clippers have two lottery picks, but they are late lottery picks, with that being said a team that has multiple needs could be interested in moving down. It is easy to blow one first round pick, harder to blow two (not impossible though). The Ringer has the..." May 21

  • 2018 NBA Draft Picks By Team

    Hoops Rumors "While the Sixers were knocked out of the 2018 playoffs in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the underdog Celtics, few teams are better positioned in this year’s draft than Philadelphia. The 76ers own six of the 60 picks in the 2018 NBA draft, including a pair of..." May 17

  • LeBron And Tyronn Lue Reportedly Wanted DeAndre Jordan At The Trade Deadline

    Uproxx "The Cavaliers find themselves in a 0-2 hole after the Boston Celtics have handled them with relative ease in the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals. If Game 1 was a “feel out” game for LeBron James and company, Game 2 was a bit more discouraging as James put..." May 17

  • Clippers need Kawhi Leonard; they also needed better lottery luck

    L.A. Daily News "There is no Camelot in the NBA, not anymore. For 20 years San Antonio was the shining city. It checkmated the argument that the NBA was a breeding ground for the selfish, the self-absorbed, the mercenaries and the slackers. The Spurs were idealized but real, sort of a Leave It To..." May 16

  • NBA Owners To Gain From Legalized Sports Betting, Players Could Be Next

    Hoops Rumors "New Jersey is expected to offer sports bets by the end of the month and many states will likely open up their own shops in the coming months. It’s a huge win for the gambling community and those in the gaming industry, but it’s also a huge win for owners of NBA..." May 16

  • Doc Rivers made Mike Woodson his Clippers scapegoat

    New York Post "Ex-Knicks head coach Mike Woodson is done in Los Angeles, according to multiple reports, where he was a Clippers assistant coach to Doc Rivers the past three seasons. Woodson interviewed for the Knicks’ head-coaching job and expressed interest to The Post in joining David..." May 16

  • Here Are The Odds For Every Team (And Every Pick) In The 2018 NBA Draft Lottery

    Dime Magazine "The 2018 NBA Draft order will finally be set on Tuesday night when the league completes its annual Draft Lottery to determine who gets the first 14 picks of the first round. The Phoenix Suns hold the top spot in the lottery, earning themselves a 25 percent at landing the top pick, but..." May 15

  • Mike Woodson Not Returning To Clippers

    Hoops Rumors "After serving as a top lieutenant for Doc Rivers in Los Angeles since 2014, Mike Woodson won’t be returning to the Clippers for the 2018/19 season, league sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (Twitter link). With Woodson out of the picture, the Clips will be..." May 15

  • Jerry West says he no longer felt wanted by Warriors

    Larry Brown Sports "Jerry West has found another wind as he presides over the LA Clippers’ roster makeover, but the bad taste in his mouth from his last stop still remains. In a feature by Marc Stein of the New York Times that ran on Sunday, West, who previously served as an executive for the Golden State Warriors..." May 14

  • Danilo Gallinari says his right hand has not healed yet

    Sportando "Danilo Gallinari told Davide Chinellato of Gazzetta.it that his right hand is not healed yet. Gallinari fractured his hand early on March, he returned for the final games of the Clippers but he was not ready yet to play." May 10

  • Blake Griffin moves on from Kendall Jenner

    Page Six "NBA star Blake Griffin is hitting the town following his public relationship with Kendall Jenner. The new Detroit Piston was spotted chatting with actress Shay Mitchell in the back room of Carbone on Friday during a private event and was seen Thursday at Tijuana Picnic downtown." May 07

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