CLIPPERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Doc Rivers: Blake Griffin close to 100 percent

All appears to be well for Blake Griffin.The Clippers big man is not yet ready to return to action, but according to coach Doc Rivers, it won’t be too long before he’s back in the lineup. Griffin underwent a routine arthroscopic procedure on his knee in December that was to keep him out for 4-6 weeks. That timetable would put him back on the court around the end of January, which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the LA Clippers should not trade this season

It’s NBA trade season, and with all the drama surrounding teams like the New York Knicks and Sacramento Kings, people want trades and they want them now. Even for the LA Clippers. Even before Blake Griffin went out due to knee surgery, people were already saying that the New York Knicks need to trade Carmelo Anthony for […] Why the LA Clippers should not trade this season ...
Via Clipperholics
10 hours ago

Towns proves too much for short-handed Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Karl-Anthony Towns knows he needs to have more nights like this one if he's going to reach his goal of greatness.Towns scored 37 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 45 seconds left, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the injury-depleted Clippers 104-101 on Thursday night to stop Los Angeles' seven-game winning streak."I just took what the defense gave...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

President Barack Obama once broke Chris Paul’s ankles in pickup game

It’s no secret that President Barack Obama can ball. Current and former athletes have pointed out that POTUS got game, as basketball has always been his No. 1 passion, aside from politics, of course. Obama will leave the White House and is set to pass the torch to Donald Trump on Friday, but that’s OK, because he’s said he’ll now have more time to play ball. I live just outside...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio seems to support trade out of Minnesota

The Minnesota Timberwolves and point guard Ricky Rubio appear to be headed for an inevitable divorce.Spanish reporter Antonio Martin Guirado caught up with Rubio Thursday on the campus of UCLA, where the Wolves were practicing ahead of their game against the Los Angeles Clippers that night. In their chat, Rubio didn’t shy away from the recent trade rumors surrounding him and seemed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CP3 says he once got crossed over by Obama in pickup game

The 44th Commander-in-Chief is about to pass the torch to his successor on Friday as Barack Obama’s second term as President of the United States comes to a close. As it does, people like Clippers guard Chris Paul are remembering memorable moments with the outgoing President. Obama has said he is looking forward to taking a step back and enjoying being able to breathe again after...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin to produce ‘White Man Can’t Jump’ remake

Some movies are just not meant to be remade. Think about the idea of a potential remake to “Forrest Gump.” How exactly would that work? What about “Wizard of Oz”? That would be some sort of sick joke, right? Well, for us children of the 1990s, the same thing can be said about the cult classic “White Man Can’t Jump,” starring Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes. Unfortunately...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul to miss 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

The injury bug has bitten the Los Angeles Clippers once again. The Clippers announced on Tuesday that nine-time All-Star point guard Chris Paul has a torn ligament in his left thumb and will undergo surgery on Wednesday. He is expected to miss roughly six-to-eight weeks of action. Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan calls new Clippers consultant KG ‘intense’

Kevin Garnett was officially named a consultant for the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this week. And it apparently didn't take long for the fiery Garnett to make an impression on his new crew of pupils. Garnett, who will work primarily with the team's big men in his new role.made an appearance at Clippers practice on Tuesday. And it became clear the recently retired icon wanted...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan talks about scary car accident on way to airport

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan was involved in a car accident Tuesday on his way to the airport to travel for his team’s Wednesday’s game. TMZ first broke the news and provided a look at the scary aftermath of the accident. The writeup featured the opening details: Witnesses tell us … it all went down around noon. The accident involved 2 cars — a matte black...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: DeAndre Jordan jams on Pau Gasol

DeAndre Jordan is a force of nature. Unfortunately for Pau Gasol, he felt the full effects of Jordan’s strength. The Los Angeles Clippers faced off against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night and Jordan decided the matchup would be the best time to posterize someone new. The victim? 36-year-old Gasol. On a slick Chris Paul bounce pass, Jordan straight-up posterizes a defenseless...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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