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Doc Rivers: Goal is to re-sign current Clippers, but salary cap increase will make it difficult

Doc Rivers: Goal is to re-sign current Clippers, but salary cap increase will make it difficult

PLAYA VISTA – In years past, the summer has come with a clear edict for the Clippers. Don’t let Chris Paul leave. Improve the bench. Re-sign DeAndre Jordan. But the upcoming offseason will be different, Coach Doc Rivers said Monday. “I don’t...

Clippers' Doc Rivers wants to retain core of team

The Clippers may not need a new motto for next season. "Together We Will" would work again, provided they can stay together. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers, who will largely decide the fate of his roster as the team's president of basketball operations, said Monday he wanted as many of the team's free...

Doc Rivers shouldn't even think about breaking up Clippers' core

Don't do it, Doc Rivers. Don't even think about it. Well, you can ponder it if Oklahoma City General Manager Sam Presti calls and wants to talk about Kevin Durant for Blake Griffin as part of a sign-and-trade agreement that would make some sense for both the Clippers and the Thunder. Otherwise,...
Coach Rivers contemplates what he can do to upgrade the Clippers' roster after another disappointing finish

Coach Rivers contemplates what he can do to upgrade the Clippers' roster after another disappointing finish

PORTLAND, Ore. – Everywhere you looked, the Clippers season was being torn down around them. The video equipment was packed up and headed out of the arena, the uniforms were gathered and the locker room was emptying. Jeff Green, already dressed,...
Orange County Register Apr 28, 2016
Clippers hoping to pull out of series spiral once again

Clippers hoping to pull out of series spiral once again

LOS ANGELES – It might seem like a total freefall, and it still might turn out to be one. Since the Clippers had a 2-0 series lead against the Portland Trail Blazers, they blew a fourth-quarter lead in Game 3, lost their two best players in Game 4...
Orange County Register Apr 28, 2016
Bad start could finish Clippers on Friday in Game 6 in Portland

Bad start could finish Clippers on Friday in Game 6 in Portland

Portland’s Moda Center is normally one of the loudest arenas in the NBA, so imagine how raucous it will be Friday night when the Trail Blazers try to close out the Clippers in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series. That means it’s critical...

Clippers hope their week of pain doesn't continue in Game 6 against the Trail Blazers

There's a little black spot on the sun today It's the same old thing as yesterday —The Police It's always something for the Clippers. A seven-point collapse in the final 49 seconds, a failure to win a closeout game in three chances, the loss of two superstars to injury within minutes during the...

Damian Lillard delivers late as Portland Trail Blazers beat Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5

By the time Lillard missed a shot in the fourth quarter the Blazers led by double-digits and Clippers fans were filing out of the arena for perhaps the final time of the year.

Clippers face daunting task against Trail Blazers in Game 6 of playoffs

Embrace the daunting task that lies ahead, Clippers Coach Doc Rivers has told his undermanned team. Embrace the difficult road you're on, Rivers has said to his injury-depleted team. The Clippers really do have a mountain to climb in the first-round Western Conference playoff series against the...

Portland Trail Blazers 108, Los Angeles Clippers 98: Game 5 live chat recap

Join in the conversation as the Blazers visit the Clippers in Game 5 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

Portland seeking to finish off Clippers in Game 6 at home Friday

By no means, Damian Lillard said late Wednesday night, does this young Portland Trail Blazers group sense that they have broken the will of the injury-depleted Clippers. The Trail Blazers’ three consecutive wins in the first-round playoff series has given them a 3-2 edge. They play Game 6 of the...

Portland Trail Blazers set sights on closing out Los Angeles Clippers in NBA playoffs

The Blazers take a 3-2 series lead with a Game 5 victory and it seems inevitable they will polish off the shorthanded Clippers Friday night in Game 6.

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 108-98 loss to Portland

The season’s not over but it sure feels like it for the undermanned Clippers after a 108-98 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series Wednesday night at Staples Center. The Clippers will need to win Game 6 on Friday night at the Moda Center in Portland to...
Orange County Register Apr 28, 2016
Paul Pierce unable to provide Clippers with the boost they desperately needed

Paul Pierce unable to provide Clippers with the boost they desperately needed

LOS ANGELES – Some things happen quickly. Monday afternoon, the Clippers had a real chance – a shot, a better one at least – at breaking through and getting to the Western Conference Finals. By the time Wednesday ended, Chris Paul’s right...

Key numbers in the Clippers' 108-98 loss to the Trail Blazers in Game 5

Key numbers from Game 5 of the Clippers-Portland first-round playoff series: 30% That was the Clippers’ shooting percentage from three-point range, going six-for-20. Among the starters, Jamal Crawford was one-for-five from three-point land, Paul Pierce 0-for-1, J.J. Redick three-for-six and Austin...

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