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Nov 02

Kiszla: Nuggets can’t afford mistakes with Jamal Murray that Broncos made with Paxton Lynch

Please, do not let the name of Eric Bledsoe be whispered in trade talks involving the Nuggets ever again. The Nuggets have a point guard. His name is Jamal Murray. Don’t mess with it.

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Aug 23

Clippers to hire Michael Winger as new GM, Trent Redden as assistant

The Clippers’ executive suite was once a lonely place, particularly during the ham-handed ownership of Donald T. Sterling. That’s all changed since Steve Ballmer initiated a restructuring of the team’s front office this summer, altering roles and hirin…

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Aug 21

Lakers’ Magic Johnson at center of NBA probe into Paul George tampering

The possibility of impermissible contact between Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and four-time All-Star#xa0;Paul George#xa0;is at the heart of an NBA probe into possible tampering, according to an ESPN report.The#xa0;Indiana Pac…

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Aug 14

Clippers schedule: Chris Paul makes his Staples Center homecoming Jan. 15

Circle the date Jan. 15, 2018, in red ink. That’s when Chris Paul makes his Staples Center return to face the Clippers for the first time since they traded him to the Houston Rockets earlier this summer for a package of players that included fellow gua…

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Aug 11

Clippers unveil new uniforms with slight differences

The Clippers unveiled their new uniforms Friday and, at first glance, they looked pretty much like their old ones.The Nike logo on the jersey and shorts was the biggest change, after the sneaker and apparel company’s new eight-year contract to outfit N…

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Aug 10

Lonzo Ball will make Lakers debut Oct. 19 vs. Clippers

Lonzo Ball will make his NBA debut when the Lakers and Clippers renew their Hallway Series rivalry in a season-opening matchup on Thursday, Oct. 19 at Staples Center, the league announced Thursday afternoon. The Lakers will be the designated home team….

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Aug 10

NBA’s Zach Randolph of Sacramento Kings arrested in Watts in connection with marijuana possession for sale

NBA star Zach Randolph of the Sacramento Kings was one of two people arrested Wednesday night while a crowd formed in the Nickerson Gardens housing project in Watts and vandalized six police cars.36-year-old Randolph, a former Los Angeles Clipper, was …

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Aug 09

Wife of Clippers’ Willie Reed wants domestic battery charge dropped

Jasmine Reed said in statement issued by her attorney, Ivlis Mantilla, that the situation was blown out of proportion and that she never called police. Willie Reed, who played last year for the Miami Heat, was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge after the argument Saturday night with his wife at their Miami residence.

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Aug 07

Clippers’ Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge

New Los Angeles Clippers center Willie Reed was jailed Sunday in Miami on a battery charge.

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Aug 06

Clippers’ Willie Reed jailed on misdemeanor battery charge in Miami

Willie Reed, a backup center who signed a one-season, $1.5-million contract with the Clippers last week, was arrested early Sunday morning in Miami on a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a domestic violence incident, according to multiple report…

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Aug 04

Clippers’ Doc Rivers leaving front-office role to focus on coaching

The Clippers’ summer renovation continued Friday, when the team announced Doc Rivers would leave his front-office role to focus strictly on his coaching duties and Lawrence Frank would become the head of basketball operations.Rivers and Frank will be c…

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Jul 31

Chris Paul, James Harden team up at historic night for Drew League

WATTS – The line snaked around King-Drew Magnet school as early as 8 a.m. on Sunday. Nearly 10 hours later, over 1,500 people filled the gym. About 500 people were left standing outside eager to catch a glimpse.All the anticipation centered around Hous…

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Jul 31

Danilo Gallinari breaks bone in hand while punching opponent in head

Danilo Gallinari of the Los Angeles Clippers will miss the EuroBasket tournament after breaking a bone in his hand while playing for Italy.

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Jul 29

Hoffarth: How did L.A. escape a Rose garden full of thorns?

Can we all count our blessings – Lakers, Clippers, every other living soul in Los Angeles – that the derelict Derrick Rose just said no to whatever paradise we had to offer and took whatever is left of his uniquely odd talents to Cleveland?The marginal…

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Jul 20

Why J.J. Redick left the Clippers for the 76ers

J.J. Redick knew his days with the Clippers were numbered last summer, when they signed fellow shooting guards Jamal Crawford and Austin Rivers to new contracts. Lawrence Frank, the Clippers’ vice president of basketball operations, confirmed it during…

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Jul 20

Forum owners move to block LA Clippers arena, claim Inglewood mayor deceived them

Owners of The Forum concert venue filed a claim for damages Wednesday against the city of Inglewood for quietly entering into a deal to build a new Los Angeles Clippers arena just down the street.The Madison Square Garden Co. claims Inglewood Mayor Jam…

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Jul 20

Whicker: Clippers are a mystery inside an enigma wrapped around Blake Griffin

PLAYA VISTA >> Doc Rivers has it in his coaching notes: “Blake should be a point man from the elbow.”

Put Blake Griffin on the side of the lane, put all the other Clippers in motion, make the defense scatter, and let the most versatile power forward in the NBA run his own version of the Oklahoma triple option.

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Jul 19

Blake Griffin says re-signing with the Clippers was a ‘no-brainer’

PLAYA VISTA >> Blake Griffin said he didn’t want to waste anyone else’s time. He said he didn’t want to be wooed by others. He said he still wanted to be the Clippers’ starting power forward. He said he’d found a home in a place so many others had fled over the years.

Griffin officially re-signed with the Clippers on Wednesday, putting pen to paper on a deal that could keep him in red, white and blue for the rest of his career.

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Jul 19

2017 NBA offseason winners and losers: The Celtics, the Knicks and everyone in between

So now is a good time to look back at what has happened and see who the winners and losers were from this NBA offseason, one that’s had plenty of player movement, intrigue and drama.

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Jul 19

New Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley: ‘I am not Chris Paul’

PLAYA VISTA >>#xa0;Patrick Beverley wished to make one thing perfectly clear Tuesday morning.

“I am not Chris Paul,” he said forcefully.

Same position.

Similar size.

Not the same player.

Or person.

“Let me reiterate, I am not Chris Paul,” Beverley said during a news conference to introduce several of the newest Clippers acquired when they traded Paul to the Houston Rockets last month rather than lose Paul for nothing via free agency.

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