Clippers

Chris Paul and Lob City kiss LA good-bye

June 29 Joey Thomas 0

The Lob City era has officially ended in Los Angeles, with the Clippers sending All-Star Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets in a blockbuster deal. Paul will team with MVP runner-up James Harden, giving Houston perhaps the most dynamic backcourt in the league and a chance to possibly upend the […]

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Chris Paul reminds us just how good he is

December 12 Joey Thomas 0

Chris Paul, the heralded Point God has been in the league for a while now, and boasts a list of accolades; 9-time NBA All-Star, four-time NBA assists leader, six-time NBA steals leader, four-time All-NBA first team member, six-time NBA All-defensive first team, Rookie of the Year award winner and an […]

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Paul’s 20-20 leads Clippers past Pelicans

December 11 Joey Thomas 0

The Los Angeles Clippers needed a win to get back on track, and they took full advantage of a depleted Pelicans team on Saturday night, cruising to a 133-105 victory at Staples Center. Despite Blake Griffin sitting out with a sore left knee, the Clippers offense purred to a victory […]

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Warriors win round one against Clippers

December 8 Joey Thomas 0

The Los Angeles Clippers failed to defend their home court on Wednesday night, falling to the hyper talented Golden State Warriors 115-98. These teams have a growing dislike for one another, and Warriors coach Steve Kerr even went as far as calling the Clippers their “rivals” before the game. Los […]

NBA

Bruins, Trojans flex basketball muscles

December 7 Joey Thomas 0

The USC Trojans took down the BYU Cougars in the first ever Hoophall LA tournament on Saturday, moving themselves to a perfect 8-0 on the season. It has been a great start thus far for the Trojans, who ended last year with a disappointing Pac-12 Conference record of 9-9. Despite […]

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Pacers take down Clippers 111-102

December 5 Joey Thomas 0

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Indiana Pacers for the second time in one week, falling 111-102 at Staples Center on Sunday night. The Clippers were dominant to start, jumping out to a 21-8 lead in the first quarter behind a trio of J.J. Redick 3-pointers and seven […]

NCAA

USC still unbeaten after Hoophall LA win

December 4 Joey Thomas 0

LOS ANGELES-The USC Trojans came to play on Saturday night, defeating the BYU Cougars 91-84 in the second game of the inaugural Hoophall double-header at Staples Center. BYU jumped out to a 10-point advantage behind Eric Mika’s 15 first half points, but the Trojans continued to play aggressive, taking a […]

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Will Clippers finally have an MVP?

November 27 Joey Thomas 0

The Clippers were founded in 1970 as the Buffalo Braves, and were just one of three expansion teams that joined the NBA that year. The Buffalos would move from city to city, making stops in New York and San Diego before finally finding their home and identity as the Los […]

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Clippers stay big in a small ball world

November 21 Joey Thomas 0

The Clippers have done things their own way since Doc Rivers arrived on the scene, for better or worse. They have continuously  ignored the voices of critics and the media alike, and this season it seems to have paid off. Let’s start with the objectivity of going big. The Los […]

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Surprise! Clippers NBA’s best

November 16 Joey Thomas 0

The Los Angeles Clippers are the real deal. After jumping out of the gates with a league best 10-1 record to begin the season, the Clippers have secured their best start in franchise history. While the NBA world had their sights set on a finals rematch between the new look Golden […]

Reel

Amy Adams stirs aliens revival in ‘Arrival’

November 11 Joey Thomas 0

“Arrival” is an exceptional science fiction film that doesn’t rely on the played out destruction and chaos that alien movies typically fall victim to. Director Denis Villenueve did a wonderful job adapting Ted Chiang’s 1998 novella, ‘Story of Your Life’ in this modern day blockbuster. The film follows Dr. Louise […]

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Clippers embarrass Trail Blazers

November 10 Joey Thomas 0

The Los Angeles Clippers are currently the NBA’s best team; or so their record would suggest. Following a statement win over the Spurs in San Antonio, the Clippers routed the Portland Trailblazers in epic fashion, winning 111-80 in a Wednesday-night massacre. The win moved them to the top of the […]

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Clippers give Pistons the boot

November 8 Joey Thomas 0

It seems like a lifetime ago that the Los Angeles Clippers were the laughing stock of the NBA. After Monday night’s 114-82 wallop of the Detroit Pistons, the Clippers have done more than put their rocky past behind them. Chris Paul scored 24 points while adding 6 rebounds and 8 […]

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Westbrook Flexes on Clippers

November 3 Joey Thomas 0

The Los Angeles Clippers were unable to disrupt the dominance of Russell Westbrook, losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder 85-83 on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Russell Westbrook ended the night with 35 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists while hitting a jump shot with 18.7 seconds left to seal the game. […]

NBA

Clippers Are Ready To Contend

October 28 Joey Thomas 0

The Los Angeles Clippers are as good as they have ever been. With a trio of healthy superstars in Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Deandre Jordan, the Clippers boast enough fire power to take on any team in the NBA. Head coach and basketball president Doc Rivers resigned Sixth Man […]