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Adande: Time for Blake Griffin to lead the Clippers

Adande: Time for Blake Griffin to lead the Clippers

ESPN.com Updated 14 hours ago
Blake Griffin has reached the stage in his career where he needs to turn in a signature season, writes J.A. Adande
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  • Clippers hire three new assistants

    Clippers hire three new assistants

    nba.com ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    Doc Rivers is adding three new assistant coaches to his Los Angeles Clippers staff for the upcoming season.
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  • Forbes: Clips' Ballmer richest owner at $22.5B

    Forbes: Clips' Ballmer richest owner at $22.5B

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, who at a net worth of $22.5 billion, is the richest American owner of a sports team.
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  • Owner Steve Ballmer Wants Clippers To Ditch Apple

    Owner Steve Ballmer Wants Clippers To Ditch Apple

    dimemag.com yahoo.com deadspin.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    When former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer bought the Clippers for a record $2 billion, the sale was still shrouded by the then-ongoing Donald Sterling fiasco. Once the sale was made final, though, the media turned towards the new owner. In an interview wi…
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  • Frank joins Clippers after buyout from Nets

    Frank joins Clippers after buyout from Nets

    ESPN.com Sep 25 (5 days ago)
    The Brooklyn Nets and assistant coach Lawrence Frank have reached a buyout agreement, allowing the 44-year-old to join the Los Angeles Clippers and become an assistant under Doc Rivers.
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  • Donald Sterling's Stink Is Fading From The Clippers

    Donald Sterling's Stink Is Fading From The Clippers

    deadspin.com Sep 25 (5 days ago)
    Donald Sterling's son-in-law Eric Miller left the Clippers this summer, new owner Steve Ballmer told the LA Times Wednesday. Miller was the team's Director of Basketball Administration last season, one of the more senior members of the Doc Rivers-helmed…
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  • Watch Jamal Crawford’s Sick Mixtape From This Summer’s Seattle …

    Watch Jamal Crawford’s Sick Mixtape From This Summer’s Seattle Pro-Am

    dimemag.com Sep 24 (6 days ago)
    With NBA training camp just around the corner and the regular season approaching closer every day, basketball fans have a quick breather to look back and appreciate the incredible hoops that graced the hardwood this summer. Clippers sixth man Jamal Craw…
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  • Grizzlies To Host Promotional Nights Poking Fun At Clippers, Th…

    Grizzlies To Host Promotional Nights Poking Fun At Clippers, Thunder

    dimemag.com Sep 23 (6 days ago)
    The Memphis Grizzlies have been a playoff fixture in the Western Conference since 2011, when they beat the San Antonio Spurs in a first-round upset and established themselves as a perennial threat. The Grit ‘N Grind crew’s emergence, unsurprisingly, has…
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  • Blake Griffin Says He Knew Donald Sterling Was Racist From The …

    Blake Griffin Says He Knew Donald Sterling Was Racist From The Beginning

    dimemag.com yahoo.com Sep 23 (7 days ago)
    Even before audio of the reprehensible thoughts that ultimately forced Donald Sterling from the NBA surfaced, his racism was no secret. Sterling had harbored and acted on his sentiments about minorities for decades prior, a reality the league did its ve…
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  • Blake Griffin Says LeBron “Was Osama bin Laden” To Cavs Fans Be…

    Blake Griffin Says LeBron “Was Osama bin Laden” To Cavs Fans Before Return

    dimemag.com Sep 22
    LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers has received near-consensus support. The only group showering James with more praise than fans for his decision are his playing peers in the NBA, a trend that continued recently when Los Angeles Clippers s…
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  • Chris Paul Cried After Blowing Game 5 Against OKC, And He Won’t…

    Chris Paul Cried After Blowing Game 5 Against OKC, And He Won’t Forget

    dimemag.com Sep 20
    There are those atavistic few who believe an athlete’s tears are a sign of weakness. But for many they’re a sign of just how much that athlete cares about the game they hold so dear. That’s why when Chris Paul cried after the Los Angeles Clippers’ blew …
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  • Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

    Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

    dimemag.com Sep 17
    The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Here are some miscellaneous notables this time around: Good Wall Hunt…
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  • Here’s Blake Griffin Actually Performing Poetry Live On Stage

    Here’s Blake Griffin Actually Performing Poetry Live On Stage

    dimemag.com Sep 17
    Blake Griffin’s comedic chops are well-known, and his reputation as basketball’s premier commercial actor was cemented earlier this week when he partnered with VIZIO for #SlamDunkPoetry. But those videos, obviously, were heavily edited and put together …
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  • Happy 80th Birthday To Elgin Baylor! Truly One Of The NBA’s For…

    Happy 80th Birthday To Elgin Baylor! Truly One Of The NBA’s Forgotten Greats

    dimemag.com Sep 16
    A lot of names get bandied around when it comes to the increasingly divisive (and almost always insufferable) Greatest of All Time debate. But one name in particular that is usually inexplicably omitted from this discussion is Los Angeles Lakers legend …
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  • Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal wi…

    Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal with Los Angeles Clippers

    ESPN.com Sep 16
    Australian swingman Joe Ingles has parlayed a fine showing at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup into an NBA contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
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  • Radisson Hotels Suspends Vikings Sponsorship

    Radisson Hotels Suspends Vikings Sponsorship

    deadspin.com Sep 15
    If we learned anything from the NBA's Donald Sterling saga, it was that public outrage alone is not enough to force sports leagues to act. It only became clear that the NBA would take a serious stand with Sterling when sponsors began fleeing the Clipper…
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  • Blake Griffin Recites #SlamDunkPoetry In Three Hilarious, Emoti…

    Blake Griffin Recites #SlamDunkPoetry In Three Hilarious, Emotional Videos

    dimemag.com Sep 15
    Blake Griffin is the world’s best hoops slammer. And on the stage under the lights, he does grammar with even more glamour. With that out of the way, watch the Los Angeles Clippers superstar take on poetry in these hilarious videos courtesy of VIZIO. In…
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  • Clippers re-sign veteran shooter Turkoglu

    Clippers re-sign veteran shooter Turkoglu

    nba.com ESPN.com Sep 12
    The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have re-signed free agent forward Hedo Turkoglu. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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  • Chris Douglas-Roberts Will Wear Short Shorts With Clippers Next…

    Chris Douglas-Roberts Will Wear Short Shorts With Clippers Next Season

    dimemag.com Sep 10
    Chris Douglas-Roberts signed with the Los Angeles Clippers this offseason. Whether he’ll crack the regular rotation is up in the air, but if he does, CDR is set on making a fashion statement by going with short shorts this season. CDR went on Twitter la…
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  • Douglas-Roberts, Udoh signed by Clippers

    Douglas-Roberts, Udoh signed by Clippers

    nba.com Sep 3
    The Clippers have signed free agent forward-guard Chris Douglas-Roberts and forward-center Ekpe Udoh.
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  • Ray Allen Says He’s “Not In Any Rush” To Make Playing Decision

    Ray Allen Says He’s “Not In Any Rush” To Make Playing Decision

    dimemag.com Sep 3
    Early September is the time most NBA free agents are waiting for a call that may never come, but Ray Allen has flipped the script. After receiving interest from several of the league’s marquee teams, the future Hall-of-Famer says he is still uncertain w…
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  • Aldridge: Wizards hire Eisley to coaching staff

    Aldridge: Wizards hire Eisley to coaching staff

    nba.com Sep 3
    The Washington Wizards are hiring former Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Howard Eisley to their staff, according to league sources.
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  • Jared Dudley Says “I Had To Sacrifice Myself” For Clippers

    Jared Dudley Says “I Had To Sacrifice Myself” For Clippers

    dimemag.com Sep 3
    It was a tough 2013-14 season for Jared Dudley. After finally getting a chance to play for a contender again when the Clippers acquired him from the Suns as part of their three-team Eric Bledsoe trade — ironically involving the Bucks — Dudley was going …
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  • Video - Griffin: It Feels Different 02:10

    Griffin: It Feels Different

    Sep 29
    Clippers forward Blake Griffin talks about his hopes for the season and how the team has changed under Steve Ballmer's ownership.
  • Video - Rivers Talks Clippers' Outlook, Ballmer 02:28

    Rivers Talks Clippers' Outlook, Ballmer

    Sep 29
    Doc Rivers talks about his expectations for the Clippers' upcoming season and how the team is moving forward with Steve Ballmer as owner.
  • Video - Clippers' New Owner Is Richest In American Team Sports 03:12

    Clippers' New Owner Is Richest In American Team Sports

    Sep 29
    ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell discusses the heavy presence of sports owners on Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans.
  • Video - Frank Reaches Buyout With Nets, Heads To Clippers 02:42

    Frank Reaches Buyout With Nets, Heads To Clippers

    Sep 25
    ESPNNewYork.com's Mike Mazzeo discusses Lawrence Frank's buyout agreement with the Nets.

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  • Adande: Time for Blake Griffin to lead the Clippers

    Sep 29
    Blake Griffin has reached the stage in his career where he needs to turn in a signature season, writes J.A. Adande
  • Kevin Durant plans return to Team USA for 2016 Olympic Games

    Sep 29
    While LeBron James is undecided, Kevin Durant told ESPN he intends to return to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after withdrawing from national-team duty shortly before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
  • Phoenix Suns extend Markieff and Marcus Morris

    Sep 29
    The Phoenix Suns have reached contract extensions with twin brothers Markieff and Marcus Morris, the team announced Monday.
  • Keith Bogans traded from Cleveland Cavaliers to Philadelphia 76ers

    Sep 27
    The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to make moves, striking a deal Saturday to move newly acquired guard Keith Bogans to the Philadelphia 76ers, according to sources involved in the process.