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  • Patrick Beverley says Lou Williams is his ‘favorite teammate ever’

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Clippers combo guard Patrick Beverley says shooting guard Lou Williams is his “favorite teammate ever.” Beverley is an unrestricted free agent this summer. The Chicago native says it will be hard for him to leave the Clippers since Williams is like a..." May 19

  • Mike Budenholzer, Michael Malone, Doc Rivers Named Coach Of The Year Finalists

    Real GM Basketball "Mike Budenholzer, Michael Malone and Doc Rivers have been named the 2018-19 Coach of the Year finalists. Budenholzer is widely expected to win the award. Budenholzer previously won the award for the 14-15 season with the Atlanta Hawks. " May 17

  • Clippers’ Lou Williams, Montrezl Harrell, Pacers’ Domantas Sabonis named finalists for Sixth Man of the Year award

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Lou Williams, power forward Montrezl Harrell, and Indiana Pacers big man Domantas Sabonis have been named finalists for the 2019 Sixth Man of the Year award. Williams won the award last season and, barring something unforeseen, will likely win it..." May 17

  • The Chicago Bulls are Interested in Signing Pat Beverley this Summer

    Clips Nation "In the midst of a column primarily about struggling point guard Kris Dunn, and the Chicago Bulls’ need at the position, The Athletic writer Darnell Mayberry included a paragraph on the Bulls’ interest in Clippers’ point guard Patrick Beverley. Mayberry says that Beverley has..." May 17

  • Five potential Jimmy Butler landing spots in free agency

    Hoops Hype "He won’t be the biggest fish available this summer, but Jimmy Butler, one of the league’s top two-way wings and a player coming off an 18.7/5.3/4.0 campaign will have a bevy of suitors once he hits the open market as an unrestricted free agent come July 1. The common..." May 16

  • Lamar Odom Reveals His Wilt Chamberlain-Like Sex Count & Cheating On Khloe Kardashian”

    Total Pro Sports "Over the course of their seven-year marriage, Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian went through a bunch of mess that made the tabloids and news, and it usually had something to do with Odom cheating on his wife. Khloe would go on to split from Lamar Odom in 2014 amid all the cheating on..." May 15

  • NBA Likely To Move Up Start Of July Moratorium

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA is expected to tweak the start date and time of its annual July moratorium, sources tell Tim Bontemps of ESPN.com (Twitter link). According to Bontemps, rather than starting at 12:00 am eastern time on July 1, the moratorium will likely begin six hours earlier, on June 30 at 6:00..." May 15

  • Jerry West to return as a Clippers consultant for another season

    Los Angeles Times "Hall of Famer and longtime NBA executive Jerry West has agreed to return to the Clippers next season to continue in his advisory role with the team’s front office, The Times has learned. West, who will turn 81 later this month, has agreed to continue his work as a..." May 15

  • NBA rumors: Where will Sixers’ Jimmy Butler sign as a free agent?

    Newark Star-Ledger "There are plenty of questions surrounding the Sixers heading into the offseason. One of the biggest revolves around Jimmy Butler, the star wing they acquired in December from the Minnesota Timberwolves. When the Sixers made the trade, they knew full well that there was a..." May 14

  • Patrick Beverley is “going to enjoy being a free agent”

    Clips Nation "The Clippers have grand plans in free agency, with the potential to sign up to two max-level superstars this summer. However, they have several of their own free agents to deal with, and Patrick Beverley is arguably the most important. Beverley was the..." May 13

  • Five potential Kyrie Irving landing spots in free agency

    Hoops Hype "It was a tumultuous season for the Boston Celtics in 2018-19, one that ended with a whiff and a thud, and that may not apply to a single player more than it does to Kyrie Irving. The six-time All-Star point guard put up huge numbers, to be sure, averaging 23.8 points, 5.0..." May 10

  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Calls The City ‘A Clippers Town,’ For Now

    Dime Magazine "Not much is going right for the Los Angeles Lakers right now. Whether it’s the resignation of Magic Johnson, a coaching search that continues on after things fell apart with Tyronn Lue, or the mere fact that they missed the postseason, nothing has gone right for the Lakers in recent..." May 10

  • NBA free agency: Will Lakers or Clippers be more attractive to free agents?

    Sportsnaut "Given the current status of both clubs, it appears that the Los Angeles Clippers have a leg up on the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. The big picture: Although the Lakers are known for their rich history, it appears that the Clippers are the better fit for free agents looking..." May 08

  • One Trade Every Lottery Team Must Consider If It Wins No. 1 Pick

    Bleacher Report "Whichever team wins the NBA draft lottery on May 14 will focus its attention on Zion Williamson. That organization can also expect phone calls from franchises across the league looking to pry away the No. 1 pick. Regardless of how highly the lottery winner thinks of..." May 08

  • Blockbuster NBA Trades That Should Happen This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The approaching 2019 NBA offseason means attention will soon pivot from reality to fantasy. When the games end, roster reconstruction begins. That means the draft, free agency and, most of all, fanciful trade speculation. Every team has a shot to do something spectacular..." May 07

  • NBA Rumors: Kawhi Leonard’s free-agency decision will come down to Raptors, Clippers

    Clutch Points "Kawhi Leonard’s impending decision this summer will likely narrow down to two teams, as The Klaw is expected to choose between staying with the Toronto Raptors or bolting for his hometown LA Clippers. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski explained that Leonard could take..." May 06

  • NBA Rumors: Klay could consider Clippers over Lakers if Dubs won’t offer the max

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson could consider a return to his hometown of Los Angeles if his current team doesn’t fork out the bucks he deserves this summer. Though he could consider joining the L.A. Clippers over the Los Angeles Lakers if the Dubs come..." May 06

  • This summer will determine future of Lakers, Clippers for years to come

    Orange County Register "Crunch time: We know where the Lakers and Clippers have been. Now to see where they’re going. Both teams are seeking to hit the mother lode this summer but, as usual, they’re 180 degrees apart. The difference is that it’s the Clippers, once the local..." May 06

  • Clippers chasing Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream scenario

    Sporting News "Big issue 1: On the day after the Clippers traded away star forward Tobias Harris, the team lost on the road to Indiana, dropping to 30-26 and beginning what was assumed to be a slow descent out of the West's postseason picture. Harris and key reserves Mike Scott and Boban Marjanovic were..." May 05

  • NBA Trade Rumors: 5 Best Trade Packages For Russell Westbrook

    Fadeaway World "The Oklahoma City Thunder have just been knocked out of the playoffs in the first round for the third straight time now, with Russell Westbrook getting really exposed in both ends of the hardwood once again. It just feels as the Thunder will never win a Championship with Westbrook on..." May 03

  • NBA Rumors: L.A. Clippers Have ‘Upper Hand’ In Kawhi Leonard Sweepstakes

    Fadeaway World "At just the right time, Kawhi Leonard has caught fire. As he prepares for Game 3 against the 76ers, he is hoping to lead the LeBron-less Eastern Conference Finals this postseason. And as much optimism as the team has about their playoff chances, there is some concern about the future..." May 02

  • Kevin Durant thinks Warriors have stayed poised vs. Rockets thanks to what happened vs. Clippers

    Clutch Points "It wasn’t long ago that the Golden State Warriors disappointed their home crowd at Oracle Arena by losing two straight playoff games against the LA Clippers, despite the usual huge home turf advantage. However the embarrassment of losing in front of the Oakland faithful was..." May 01

  • Ice Cube Suggests The Clippers Should Move To Seattle

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Clippers made a big impression on the NBA community despite getting bounced in the first round by the Warriors. Without a single All-Star, the team kept up with the defending Champs, with one victory coming from a 31-point comeback in the second half. Still, Ice Cube..." April 30

  • NBA Free Agents Who Can't Afford to Stay Put This Summer

    Bleacher Report "Before every 2019 NBA free agent ventures into the open market, they'll inevitably be advised of how the grass isn't always greener on the other side. But as that adage concedes, sometimes the grass is greener—maybe dramatically so. A change of..." April 30

  • The Clippers Could Create A Nice Trade Package For Anthony Davis

    Fadeaway World "After a hard-fought respectable series, the Clippers ended their series with raised eyebrows and the world on notice. In a standoff against what many are deeming the greatest team ever assembled, the star-less Clippers held their own. And just as they found success in the regular..." April 30

  • Assistant GM Trent Redden To Remain With Clippers

    Hoops Rumors "After taking over as the head of basketball operations in New Orleans, new Pelicansexecutive David Griffin had reportedly hoped to reunite with Trent Redden, who worked with him in Cleveland’s front office. However, Redden – now an assistant general manager for..." April 29

  • NBA Rumors: Should L.A. Clippers Trade Shai Gilgeous-Alexander And Landry Shamet For Anthony Davis?

    Inquisitr "Despite trading their best player, Tobias Harris, to the Philadelphia 76ers before the February NBA trade deadline, the Los Angeles Clippers still managed to establish an impressive performance in the 2018-19 NBA season, earning the final playoff spot in the deep Western Conference. The..." April 29

  • Doc Rivers tells LA locker room he’s ‘never been more proud of a team’ after Warriors series

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Clippers may have entered the Westeren Conference playoffs as the eighth and final seed in the conference, but that didn’t stop them from having a magical postseason, and earning a special message from their coach. Speaking after the team’s final game of..." April 27

  • Doc Rivers Signs New Long-Term Clippers Contract Despite Lakers Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Doc Rivers is going to remain with the Los Angeles Clippers for the foreseeable future after signing a new deal with the organization.  Even though discussion of the deal has been ongoing since March, Rivers confirmed he signed the extension to Andrew Greif of the Los..." April 27

  • Clippers have great response to question about defending Kevin Durant

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant scored 38 first half points and 50 overall in a dominant Game 6 performance to eliminate the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, leaving his opponents at a loss on how to stop him. Durant was the dominant force in the game, and when that subject was put to Clippers guards..." April 27

  • Doc: 'Never been more proud of a group of guys'

    ESPN "After a hard-fought season during which the LA Clippers exceeded expectations and took the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors to six games in a gritty first-round series, coach Doc Rivers could only marvel at the heart his team displayed during the 2018-19..." April 27

  • Kevin Durant says ‘perfect storm’ helped Clippers extend series

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers have a chance to make the Golden State Warriors uncomfortable by forcing a Game 7 if they can take care of business at home on Friday night, but Kevin Durant does not seem too concerned about his team having a second consecutive rough game. While speaking with..." April 26

  • Clippers tried to trade for Kyrie Irving before deadline

    Pro Basketball Talk "After Kyrie Irving backtracked from his plan to re-sign with the Celtics, other teams tried to trade for the star point guard. Shams Charania of The Athletic: The Clippers made a preliminary call to Boston on Irving prior to the Harris trade to Philadelphia, league sources..." April 26

  • Doc Rivers says Clippers are trying to trap Stephen Curry whenever he gets the ball off a pick

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers says the Clippers are trying to trap Golden State Warriors superstar point guard Stephen Curry whenever he gets the ball off a pick. Curry is the best shooter in NBA history. You give him any room to shoot and he’s going to knock it..." April 26

  • Steve Kerr accuses Patrick Beverley of flopping in Game 5

    Larry Brown Sports "Patrick Beverley remains so good at agitating his opponents that he’s even found his way onto Steve Kerr’s nerves. The Los Angeles Clippers guard was accused of flopping on a play that led to Golden State’s Draymond Green drawing a technical foul in Wednesday..." April 25

  • LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Giannis Top April 2019 NBA Jersey Sales

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James hasn't played any games in April, but that didn't stop him from having the top-selling jersey in the NBA during the month. Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry and Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo rounded out..." April 25

  • Ratings For NBA Playoffs Down In 30 Out Of 33 Windows Compared To 2018

    Real GM Basketball "Television ratings for the 2019 NBA Playoffs have been down significantly during the first window.  Going into Wednesday's doubleheader of Game 5s, ratings and/or viewership have declined for 30 of the 33 playoff windows compared to last season. Twenty-six games have declined..." April 25

  • How the Clippers Can Go From 8-Seed to 1-Seed

    The Ringer "here have been so many versions of the Clippers in the past 15 months it makes your head spin. There was the post–Chris Paul, Lob City Twilight team, with an aging DeAndre Jordan and a Blake Griffin who fancied shooting over dunking. There was the post-Blake team of second-chancers..." April 25

  • Clips' Lou Williams: Warriors erred in 'looking ahead'

    ESPN "In recent days, some Golden State Warriors players admitted they were keeping an eye on their potential second-round opponent, the Houston Rockets. "We see our opponent, they're up 3-0," Warriors guard Klay Thompson said of the Rockets after his..." April 25

  • Clippers’ Lou Williams has never been offered a starting spot in his career

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Clippers point guard Lou Williams put together another tremendous performance on Wednesday night, as he led his team to a Game 5 victory against the defending champions, the Golden State Warriors, 129-121. 12-of-19 shooting), along with one..." April 25

  • Stephen A Smith: Being Told Better Than 50% Chance Clippers Sign Both KD and Kawhi

    The Big Lead "On First Take, Stephen A. Smith said he is being told there is a better than 50 percent chance the Los Angeles Clippers get both Kevin Durant and Kawih Leonard this summer. Smith added, he hasn’t talked to either of them, but it’s what he’s..." April 24

  • Kevon Looney explains the defensive adjustments against Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell

    Golden State Of Mind "One of the biggest keys in the Golden State Warriors winning the last two playoff games against the Los Angeles Clippers has been the defense against Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell. Williams and Harrell may come off the bench, but..." April 23

  • Patrick Beverley explains why he doesn't talk trash to Steph Curry

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Patrick Beverley is an irritant. Patrick Beverley is a pest. Patrick Beverley is a great defender. Patrick Beverley talks a lot of trash. Has there ever been a time in which the Clippers' guard was dishing out a lot of smack and it led to him getting torched? The..." April 23

  • Michael Winger will be staying on as the Clippers GM

    Clips Nation "The Clippers got some good news amid their first-round series against the Golden State Warriors when they learned that their general manager Michael Winger elected to stay in Los Angeles rather than pursue a new position in Minnesota. April 22

  • Clippers GM Winger informs T-Wolves he intends to stay put

    Amico Hoops "Cross Michael Winger’s name off the list of potential candidates to become president of basketball operations of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Los Angeles Clippers general manager told the Timberwolves he will remain with the Clippers, according to Jon Krawczynski of The..." April 21

  • Donald Sterling Weighs In On Clippers ... And Magic Johnson

    TMZ "It's been 5 years since the NBA forced Donald Sterling to sell the L.A. Clippers -- but the billionaire tells TMZ Sports he's STILL a fan of his former team and rooting for them in the playoffs. Remember, Commissioner Adam Silver banned Sterling for life on April 29, 2014 over..." April 21

  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr talks about the schemes against Lou Williams-Montrezl Harrell combo

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors got back on track in Game 3 of their first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers, winning by 27 points and regaining control of the series with a 2-1 advantage heading into Game 4. Still, the Clippers have showed an impressive amount of fight,..." April 19

  • LA fan yells ‘Draymond hates you’ at Kevin Durant

    Clutch Points "The playoffs are here, and after the Los Angeles Clippers made history by storming back from a 31-point deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors on Monday, it’s safe to say they are fully underway. The half-year grind of the regular season, with so much pent up frustration as the..." April 19

  • Kerr says team did not reach out to league office about Patrick Beverley’s illegal defense on Kevin Durant

    Clutch Points "Earlier this week, FOX Sports analyst Nick Wright said on “First Things First” that the Golden State Warriors had complained to the league office about Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley’s defense on Kevin Durant, accusing the 6-foot-1 defensive ace of holding,..." April 19

  • Doc Rivers calls out Clippers star after Game 3 blowout

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Clippers entered Game 2 of the first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors in good spirits. They had just pulled off the greatest comeback in NBA postseason history. Those good feelings were quickly replaced with the uneasiness of realizing they were..." April 19