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Oct 31, 2017

Warriors pour on points vs. defenseless Clippers team

Presumably, there will come a time when the Clippers scratch out another victory against their nemesis and Pacific Division rivals, the Golden State Warriors. That time certainly did not arrive Monday night. The Clippers were demolished yet again by the Warriors, getting bulldozed 141-113 at Staples...
Oct 30, 2017

Austin Rivers, Patrick Beverley making backcourt work for Clippers

Right away, Austin Rivers and Patrick Beverley were determined to make a connection as new backcourt mates for the Clippers. Beverley was new to the Clippers, having been acquired from the Houston Rockets in the Chris Paul trade. Rivers was new to the starting lineup, having been a substitute during...
Oct 29, 2017

Clippers seek to break 10-game losing streak to Golden State

What once was a pain in their collective psyche has now become a full-blown nightmare for the Clippers. What once was a promising rivalry between two Pacific Division foes has now become a one-sided affair that has not been in favor of the Clippers. And so now here the Clippers stand again, looking...
Oct 29, 2017

Five takeaways from the Clippers' loss to the Detroit Pistons

The Clippers lost to the Detroit Pistons 95-87 on Saturday. Here are five things we learned: 1.) As the Clippers began to stall on offense in the second half of their loss to the Pistons, it finally dissolved in the fourth quarter. For the game, the Clippers shot just 33.3% from the field. But...
Oct 29, 2017

Pistons finish with a flourish to hand Clippers their first loss

The five-game homestand the Clippers began Saturday night at Staples Center got off to a rocky start, their three-point defense failing them in the decisive fourth quarter and their offense becoming stagnant during this time. It all added up to the Clippers dropping their first game of the season,...
Oct 28, 2017

Clippers' DeAndre Jordan speaks out about Texans owner Bob McNair's controversial comment

Being a Houston native, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan said he felt compelled to speak out on Twitter about the controversial statement made by Houston Texans owner Bob McNair. During the recent NFL owners meeting, McNair said, “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” referring to the ongoing...
Oct 27, 2017

Clippers show signs of growth in face of controversial call

Over the past six seasons, the Clippers came to be viewed as the most whining, complaining and grumbling team in the NBA. But on one night, one in which they probably had every reason to loudly express righteous indignation over a slight, the Clippers took a different tact, and showed growth as...
Oct 27, 2017

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 104-103 win over Portland

1. In past seasons, the Clippers would have complained and whined to the bitter end over a perceived slight. But not this time. Not on Thursday night against the Portland Trail Blazers, not when they probably would have been in the right to explode over a controversial call that went against the...
Oct 27, 2017

Blake Griffin's buzzer-beating three gives Clippers win over Blazers

Blake Griffin made a 3-pointer as time expired and the Los Angeles Clippers remained unbeaten with a 104-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Griffin, who scored 16 of his 25 points during the fourth quarter, got the ball on the left side of the floor and hit the 3-pointer...
Oct 26, 2017

Clippers have been doing it with defense

At the head of the Clippers No.-1 ranked defense is nuisance point guard Patrick Beverley and at the end is intimidating center DeAndre Jordan. In between those two stalwart defenders are defensively conscious guard Austin Rivers and forwards Blake Griffin and Danilo Gallinari. Together, they had...
Oct 26, 2017

Clippers! Don't let the injury to Milos Teodosic get you down

Hi, my name is Broderick Turner, and welcome back to the Los Angeles Times’ Clippers newsletter. Those in Clippers Nation are again trying to wrap their heads around why so much seems to befall this organization. It was exasperating for Clippers fans to hear that new sensation Milos Teodosic will...
Oct 26, 2017

Lakers! Luke Walton sees no problem with Lonzo Ball's shooting form

Hi, I’m Tania Ganguli, Lakers beat writer for the L.A. Times, here with your weekly newsletter. Since I started covering this team, I’ve been very impressed by how engaged Laker fans are at their games even when the team is struggling. Heading into Wednesday’s game against the Washington Wizards,...
Oct 25, 2017

Clippers starters find themselves playing 'too many minutes'

Patrick Beverley sat on a chair inside the Clippers’ locker room, his sweat having soaked his uniform after 42 minutes, 28 seconds against Utah on Tuesday night. Even Beverley had to admit his workload was way too much. But this is the quandary the Clippers find themselves in after losing starting...
Oct 25, 2017

Five takeaways from the Clippers' defeat of the Utah Jazz

The Clippers let a big lead slip away during the fourth quarter but recovered for a 102-84 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Here are five takeaways from the game: 1. The loss of point guard Milos Teodosic already showed how much he’ll be missed. With him out against the Utah Jazz on...
Oct 25, 2017

Clippers turn back Jazz after letting big lead slip away in fourth quarter

This game was pegged as the Clippers’ first early-season test, taking on a Utah Jazz team with moxie. And it was, helped in part by a languid stretch during the fourth quarter by the Clippers. But once the Clippers recovered from a few blows delivered by the Jazz, specifically delivered by rookie...