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  • Doc Rivers hopes that Mavs’ Seth Curry, daughter Callie’s son will have ‘Curry shot, Rivers athleticism’

    Clutch Points "It’s not weird to have family members playing in the NBA at the same time. However, it’s not every day that you see two basketball families becoming one through marriage. That’s exactly what happened when Doc Rivers’ daughter married Seth Curry. The Los Angeles..." September 20

  • Anthony Davis: ‘Lakers vs. Clippers It’s Going To Be Bigger Than A Rivalry’

    SLAM Online "The Lakers aren’t concerning themselves too much with beating the Clippers in the sure-to-be-epic Battle of L.A. next season, according to Anthony Davis. The Purple and Gold are strictly focused on winning an NBA championship, says Davis.   September 20

  • Top 5 Young Stars Who Need To Change Teams

    Fadeaway World "For young players to blossom and play well, they have to be put into the right situation. Players such as Trae Young, De’Aaron Fox, and Karl-Anthony Towns have been given the keys to their respective teams and we have seen them take off and essentially turn into All-Stars. But..." September 20

  • Doc Rivers: Clips knew OKC wanted to break team up

    ESPN "Doc Rivers has revealed eye-opening, undisclosed details of the Los Angeles Clippers' free-agent meeting at his house with Kawhi Leonard and how the team approached it. Rivers, in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, says the Clippers, knowing..." September 20

  • J.J. Redick Reveals Why The “Lob City” Clippers Failed To Win The NBA Title

    CBS Sports "There will likely be many books and "30 for 30"-style documentaries done on what could've been for the Clippers during the Lob City era, and from the sound of things, it seems like there are still some regrets over how everything happened.  During a..." September 20

  • Doc Rivers told Steve Ballmer to move Clippers to Seattle if Lakers had signed Kawhi Leonard

    The Sports Daily "If Kawhi Leonard had signed with the Lakers instead of the Clippers, Seattle might have been celebrating the NBA’s return this season. That’s how strongly Doc Rivers felt about landing the coveted superstar in the offseason. The Clippers head coach recalls telling owner..." September 20

  • NBA All-Time Player Rankings: Top 10 Power Forwards

    Bleacher Report "Who's the greatest power forward of all time? Now that we've discussed the top 10 point guards, shooting guards and small forwards in NBA history, it's time to look at the chameleon of basketball positions: power forwards. For..." September 20

  • Doc Rivers jokes about having to pay for his daughter’s ‘very expensive’ wedding to Seth Curry

    Clutch Points "Just last weekend, Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers walked his daughter, Callie, down the aisle as she married the man of her dreams in Dallas Mavericks guard Seth Curry. Rivers was apparently still feeling the wedding high following the lavish Malibu..." September 19

  • Doc Rivers recounts how Clippers moved on from Paul George trade the day it happened

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers changed the landscape of the NBA by signing Kawhi Leonard and trading for Paul George, but the moves they made to alter it almost never happened. In a recent interview with The Los Angeles Times, Doc Rivers detailed how..." September 19

  • The Clippers Upset Multiple Teams During Their Recruitment of Kawhi Leonard

    The Big Lead "Kawhi Leonard shifted the NBA landscape by signing with the Los Angeles Clippers this summer. Fresh off bringing a title to Toronto, Kawhi became the first person to ever choose the Clippers over the Lakers. Fresh off hosting his daughter's wedding, Doc Rivers spoke to the Los Angeles..." September 19

  • Clippers' Doc Rivers: Kawhi Leonard told us he wouldn't sign if we didn't land Paul George

    Los Angeles Times "Doc Rivers smiled as he sipped on a diet soda Monday night near a golf course in Los Angeles. “I have my first official dinner with Paul George and Kawhi Leonard tonight,” he said, still giddy that the Clippers were able to land two of the best players in the NBA..." September 19

  • NBA Execs Anticipate Active In-Season Trade Market

    Heavy "fter an extraordinary summer of 2019, which saw a cavalcade of stars—including Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Kemba Walker, Al Horford and Jimmy Butler—change teams, executives around the league expect..." September 18

  • NBA All-Time Player Rankings: Top 10 Small Forwards

    Bleacher Report "Who's the greatest small forward of all time? That's the question at hand with the top 10s for both point guards and shooting guards in the rearview. As was the case with the 2s, there isn't a ton of suspense surrounding the top spot here...." September 18

  • Clippers May Consider Trading For Kevin Love

    Fadeaway World "With Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the L.A. Clippers are primed for a dominant run through the West this season. With another piece, though, they might hinge on the edge of unstoppable. In the case that he finally gets let go, Brad Botkin of CBS Sports suggested that the..." September 17

  • Ranking NBA's Best Backcourts for 2019-20 Season

    Bleacher Report "Most of the NBA's best backcourt combinations are going to look quite different in 2019-20. With Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Chris Paul, D'Angelo Russell and Mike Conley all switching teams this offseason, many of the league's best..." September 16

  • Jamal Crawford explains why he thinks Kawhi Leonard follows him on Twitter

    The Score "Kawhi Leonard has a total of four posts and follows six people on Twitter, one of which is NBA veteran guard Jamal Crawford. The 39-year-old isn't exactly sure why he's part of the select few that the All-NBA forward chooses to follow and he's never asked Leonard..." September 16

  • CJ McCollum Says He Was “Secretly Hoping” Kawhi Leonard Would Not Sign With Lakers

    Fadeaway World "Just two and a half months ago, the world was convinced Kawhi would be a Laker. The team seemed confident, Kawhi seemed decisive, and rumors had been hinting at it for weeks. The thing is, with LeBron James and Anthony Davis already on board, the Lakers would be been more than just a..." September 16

  • Seth Curry marries Doc Rivers’ daughter Callie

    Larry Brown Sports "Saturday night was a big night for the Curry family — specifically Seth Curry. Seth married girlfriend Callie Rivers, bringing together two of the more prominent NBA families. Seth, who signed with the Dallas Mavericks this offseason, is the son of former NBA veteran Dell Curry..." September 16

  • Several Reported Free Agent Deals Not Yet Official

    Hoops Rumors "When a free agent agrees to join an NBA team, his tentative deal with the club is generally reported before he officially signs his contract. Often, word of an agreement between a player and team breaks minutes or hours – or perhaps a day or two – before the deal is formally..." September 15

  • Kobe Bryant Explains Why Kawhi Leonard Chose The Clippers Over The Lakers

    Fadeaway World "If there is somebody who can talk about both the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers, that’s Kobe Bryant. The NBA legend knows these teams very well and how history has developed between them. This time, however, Kobe got to talk about how history can change for the Clippers this upcoming NBA..." September 14

  • Clippers Could Be Interested In Bradley Beal

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Clippers essentially won the lottery when they acquired Paul George and Kawhi Leonard this past summer. After going from fringe playoff team to bonafide title contender, it is clear that the Clips are among the most improved teams of the offseason. But could they build..." September 13

  • Joakim Noah working out for Clippers

    Clutch Points "As part of an appearance on the Super Moscato Show in France, Joakim Noah’s father, Yannick, revealed that his son will be working out for the LA Clippers (h/t Clipperholics): “He’s going to train in Los Angeles with the Clippers,” Yannick said during his..." September 12

  • Blake Griffin Doesn’t Think The Clippers Will Ever Take Over Los Angeles

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Clippers had a marvelous offseason, landing a pair of superstars that are set to take the team to win it all next season. They had good years before this season when they were solid candidates in the West, but things have taken another dimension this time around. The..." September 12

  • Jerry Colangelo won't forget U.S. World Cup pullouts

    Clutch Points "Jerry Colangelo, managing director for USA basketball, was not in a jovial mood after Team USA’s second consecutive loss in the FIBA World Cup. The Americans lost again on Thursday, as they fell to Serbia, 94-89. Following another disappointing loss, Colangelo made it clear that..." September 12

  • China loves the NBA, but when will the next Yao Ming arrive?

    ESPN "David Stern looked like a lost American tourist standing outside of the Chinese Central Television offices in Beijing for hours in 1989. Three years before "The Dream Team" made the world fall in love with basketball, the then-NBA commissioner actually helped light the spark that led..." September 12

  • 10 NBA Stars That Could Be Traded This Season

    Fadeaway World "The NBA is a league of movement, and this has been the case in most recent years. Some of the league’s stars have moved around a lot last season, and this trend will likely continue in 2020. Teams have different needs when they decide to trade their star players and these..." September 10

  • Lonzo Ball believes Kawhi Leonard 'balanced' out NBA in move to LA

    The Sports Daily "Lonzo Ball is no longer on the Lakers, so he now has no problem speaking out moves that affect them. Ball appeared to throw just a bit of shade toward his former team, in addressing how Kawhi Leonard’s move to the Clippers helped re-shape the balance of power in the..." September 10

  • Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Invests $100M in Inglewood in Deal for New Arena

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Clippers may soon be leaving Staples Center behind, as ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk reported Tuesday that team owner Steve Ballmer has invested $100 million in the city of Inglewood, California, where the Clips are aiming to move. Per Youngmisuk, the investment..." September 10

  • NBA Teams That Never Won It All but Won't Be Forgotten

    Bleacher Report "Some of the greatest teams in NBA history never won a title for a variety of reasons, including because of injuries. As you'll see, we're not even including the 2018-19 Golden State Warriors, who have case for inclusion. There's also this Michael Jordan guy who killed some..." September 10

  • Kawhi Leonard's sister accused of killing 84-year-old woman

    CBS Los Angeles "Two women were arrested and charged with murder and robbery in connection with the death of an 84-year-old woman in Pechanga Resort Casino, one of whom is the sister of Clippers star forward Kawhi Leonard, according to The Press-Enterprise. One of Leonard’s sisters,..." September 07

  • Nick Nurse intends to ramp up recruitment of NBA players for Team Canada

    Sportsnet "Nick Nurse believes he can play a bigger role in building Canada’s basketball team. Nurse was still soaking up the heady experience of the Toronto Raptors’ historic NBA championship run when he was named head coach of the Canadian team in June, and tasked with securing an..." September 07

  • 12 NBA Salary Guarantees To Watch In October

    Hoops Rumors "The majority of the NBA players who are currently on non-guaranteed contracts won’t have their salaries for 2019/20 become fully guaranteed until January 10. That’s the league-wide salary guarantee date and the default deadline that applies to players who haven’t..." September 06

  • How Many Current NBA Players Are Really Future Hall of Famers?

    Bleacher Report "The NBA is flush with talent—perhaps more so than it has ever been before. This past season alone, there were over a dozen players who performed at what we would have considered MVP-level in the past. You're likely to run out of fingers and toes if..." September 06

  • Report: Major agencies planning to boycott NCAA’s new agent testing

    Clutch Points "Less than a month ago, the NCAA tried to impose their will on player agents, instituting a new mandate that would require agents to have a bachelor’s degree. Although the NCAA later rescinded the change after massive backlash, the community of agency firms and individual agents are..." September 06

  • Top Landing Spots for BIG3 MVP, Former NBA Star Joe Johnson

    Bleacher Report "Joe Johnson not only won the BIG3's 2019 MVP award, but he had arguably the best individual season in the league's short history. This summer, he set records for points (175), points per game (21.9), assists (31) and assists per game (3.9) in the regular season...." September 05

  • The Clippers Might Have to Wait for Andre Iguodala

    Clips Nation "A couple of rumors have swirled the past week that the Clippers were going to get Andre Iguodala today. Not to cast aspersions on anyone’s sources, but it always seemed unlikely that the Clips would land Iggy at this point in the NBA calendar. It’s true..." September 04

  • Eight NBA players who could have breakout seasons with their new teams following a busy free agency period

    CBS Sports "Victor Oladipo is the poster boy for a change of scenery leading to suddenly-fulfilled potential. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft was solid, but not elite in his first four seasons with the Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder. But a trade to Indiana..." September 04

  • Doc Rivers ‘likes’ post on Instagram claiming Andre Iguodala will join Clippers

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers has liked a post on Instagram claiming small forward Andre Iguodala will join the franchise. Iguodala is currently a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, but he’s not expected to begin the season in Memphis. The Clippers are among..." September 03

  • NBA weighing investment vehicle to buy minority shares of individual teams

    Clutch Points "At the end of the day, the NBA is still a business. The whole world was reminded of this very fact of late, with news emerging pertaining to the league’s reported interest in investing on a small stake in individual teams. In an article by Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg, this..." September 03

  • Trade Packages to Break Up NBA's Worst Star Pairings

    Bleacher Report "Collecting star players is usually the key to success in the NBA.  But while pure talent typically wins out, some star pairings are destined to fail due to skill overlap, chemistry issues or roster fit. While superstars such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kawhi..." September 03

  • Team USA might really be in trouble at FIBA World Cup

    SB Nation "When Turkey’s Dogus Balbay took an unsportsmanlike foul from Joe Harris in the final nine seconds of overtime of Team USA’s second FIBA World Cup group stage, it looked like it was over. Turkey led the U.S., 92-91, and Balbaby was awarded two free throws and possession of..." September 03

  • Hawks, Warriors, Grizzlies Have Made Most Offseason Trades

    Hoops Rumors "A total of 43 trades have been completed by NBA teams since the 2018/19 season ended, including three deals involving three teams and one that included four teams. No club has been more active on the trade market during that time than the Hawks, who completed eight deals. However,..." September 03

  • 4 NBA Teams Who Should Sign Joe Johnson

    12 Up "Joe Johnson is 38 years old, but is still slicing up defenses like when he was 28. After a championship in the BIG 3, the NBA has certainly taken notice of what he has accomplished. Here are the teams who would best be suited for the veteran off the bench. 4. Phoenix..." September 03

  • Redick, Iguodala and Under-the-Radar NBA Veterans Who Aren't Done Yet

    Bleacher Report "We all know veterans such as LeBron James and Steph Curry are going to put up huge numbers in 2019-20, barring injury. But what about some of the equally seasoned but less heralded players? You know, the guys teams may not have built their offseasons around acquiring but who could be..." September 03

  • Clippers’ Lou Williams credits Mo Cheeks for giving him first NBA break

    Clutch Points "L.A. Clippers guard Lou Williams was in the mood for some Q&A with his fans on Twitter last night. One of the questions that surfaced came from Twitter user @tommys54321, asking Williams which player or coach had the most impact on him. With that, Sweet Lou credited his former..." August 31

  • CJ Miles on Kawhi Leonard signing with Clippers: ‘I could never knock a guy for wanting to go play home’

    Clutch Points "Washington Wizards shooting guard CJ Miles had a feeling Kawhi Leonard was going to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers this summer. Miles points out that Leonard wanted to be in Los Angeles when he requested a trade from the San Antonio Spurs last summer. The Wizards guard..." August 31

  • Shaquille O’Neal Says The Sacramento Kings Will Be Better Than The Clippers And Lakers

    Fadeaway World "Among the teams expected to be leaders in the West are both revamped L.A. rosters, the Houston Rockets, and the Golden State Warriors. The list does not include the Sacramento Kings, who (by all accounts) still have much to improve on before being on that level. At least, that’s..." August 31

  • Power Ranking USA Men's Basketball Roster Ahead of 2019 FIBA World Cup

    Bleacher Report "Australia ended a 78-game winning streak for the USA Basketball men's senior team in the lead-up to the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup that starts Saturday in China. The hosts won 98-94 in front of 52,079 fans in Melbourne. After all the high-profile..." August 30

  • Highest-Paid NBA Players By Team

    Hoops Rumors "Earlier today, we listed the top 50 highest-paid NBA players for the 2019/20 season. While that list presented a clear picture of the highest earners for the upcoming season, not every NBA team was represented. Neither the Grizzlies nor the Knicks had a..." August 30

  • Decisions On 2020/21 Rookie Scale Team Options

    Hoops Rumors "Under the NBA’s current Collective Bargaining Agreement, the deadline for teams to sign fourth-year players to rookie scale extensions was moved up from October 31 to the last day before the regular season begins, but Halloween remains an important date on the NBA’s..." August 30