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  • Blake Griffin leads LA Clippers past Paul, Rockets

    Blake Griffin leads LA Clippers past Paul, Rockets

    Chris Paul received a fairly positive response during pre-game introductions, even though the mood changed during the course of the evening. At the final buzzer, it was LA Clippers’ superstar forward Blake Griffin who enjoyed the last laugh. A physical game saw Griffin ejected and Houston Rockets...
  • Montrezl Harrell thrives in DeAndre Jordan’s absence

    Montrezl Harrell thrives in DeAndre Jordan’s absence

    In Thursday night’s win over the Sacramento Kings, the LA Clippers once again suffered another injury. Although DeAndre Jordan’s sprained ankle s not believed to be as serious as the other maladies to befall the Clippers, the team once again had to use a reserve player for major minutes. Montrezl...
  • Blake Griffin, Milos Teodosic return in LA Clippers’ win

    Blake Griffin, Milos Teodosic return in LA Clippers’ win

    A season marred by injuries saw some improvement on Thursday night. The LA Clippers, now just one game back of .500, enjoyed the return of starters Blake Griffin and Milos Teodosic. Griffin had been in the concussion protocol while Teodosic continues to battle plantar fasciitis. Griffin’s return...
  • LA Clippers eyeing Blake Griffin’s return

    LA Clippers eyeing Blake Griffin’s return

    LA Clippers fans are set to get a big gift this holiday season: the return of Blake Griffin. Even though his MCL sprain initially required a 6-8 week timeline, his diligence and hard work in rehabbing the injury has him on pace to return within the next week. This comes as a pleasant surprise for...
  • LA Clippers await word on Blake Griffin injury

    LA Clippers await word on Blake Griffin injury

    In a 120-115 win over the rival Los Angeles Lakers, the LA Clippers suffered yet another injury to a growing list of them. Superstar forward Blake Griffin exited the game late in the fourth quarter and did not return. The Clippers are already without Patrick Beverley, who will miss the rest of the...
  • Blake Griffin embraces role as point forward

    Blake Griffin embraces role as point forward

    With key injuries up and down the LA Clippers’ roster, superstar forward Blake Griffin has taken it upon himself to expand his game. In helping the Clippers snap a nine-game losing streak, Griffin’s ball-handling and playmaking has led LA to two straight wins. While the team will still be without...
  • LA Clippers’ Blake Griffin relishing new spotlight

    LA Clippers’ Blake Griffin relishing new spotlight

    So often in sports, a player receives a massive contract and disappears. The opposite is true for LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin, who has expanded his game and leadership abilities to go along with his five-year, $173 million deal. With Chris Paul no longer in the picture, Griffin has emerged as...
  • Blake Griffin continues to expand game

    Blake Griffin continues to expand game

    Preseason in the NBA is a time for experimentation and to shake off the rust. If the initial slate of games is any indication, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is set to have a big season. No one will place much emphasis into the results–or stats– of preseason games, but Griffin has...
  • New-look LA Clippers striving for playoffs

    New-look LA Clippers striving for playoffs

    The Los Angeles Clippers have become a fixture in the Western Conference playoffs in recent years, but the amount of quality competition will make the playoffs a challenge for most teams. While the Clippers have established smaller goals, superstar forward Blake Griffin said the team’s main goal is...
  • LA Clippers have chance for fast start

    LA Clippers have chance for fast start

    The Western Conference will not provide many easy games for the Los Angeles Clippers, so it is imperative that the team get off to a fast start. Of the team’s first nine games, seven are at home–and the eighth is against the Los Angeles Lakers in Staples Center. Of those nine games, the Clippers...
  • The Los Angeles Clippers have scheduled a host of promotional giveaways for fans in 2017-18.

    Los Angeles Clippers open home slate with two giveaways

    Two nights after opening the regular season against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Clippers will welcome the Phoenix Suns to Staples Center. As part of the home opener on Oct. 21, all fans in attendance will receive an opening night t-shirt and an LED wristband. The giveaway is the first in a long line...
  • DeAndre Jordan highlights the Los Angeles Clippers’ center depth

    DeAndre Jordan highlights the Los Angeles Clippers’ center depth

    Even though the NBA seems to be moving away from the traditional center, DeAndre Jordan will still function as the anchor for the Los Angeles Clippers. Jordan can’t shoot three-pointers–nor will he ever–but he is the team’s defensive lynchpin and one of the league’s best defenders. His presence in...
  • Previewing the Los Angeles Clippers’ forward depth

    Previewing the Los Angeles Clippers’ forward depth

    The Los Angeles Clippers have never had tremendous depth at the small forward position, but that is poised to change in 2017-18. The free-agent signing of Danilo Gallinari gives head coach Doc Rivers a versatile forward who can get shoot three-pointers, score inside, and get to the free-throw line...
  • Blake Griffin: The Clippers’ most important player in 2017-18

    Blake Griffin: The Clippers’ most important player in 2017-18

    For the first time in Blake Griffin’s career, the Los Angeles Clippers are his team.  In the past teammates would defer to Chris Paul, but now Griffin is the elder statesman and the team will do as he does. Owner Steve Ballmer and the front office committed to Griffin in a big way this offseason...
  • Top Five Los Angeles Clippers to watch next season

    Top Five Los Angeles Clippers to watch next season

    The Los Angeles Clippers are heading into training camp with a new look, and a lot of their success is contingent on their new players assimilating into the roster. With Chris Paul gone, several players will need to step up their games. Additionally, several new Clippers now have a chance to make...
  • Los Angeles Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari suffers hand injury

    Los Angeles Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari suffers hand injury

    There is something about the Los Angeles Clippers and broken hands. More than a year after power forward Blake Griffin injured his hand in a fight with a member of the Clippers’ equipment staff, high-priced free agent Danilo Gallinari has suffered a similar injury–in a similar fashion. The injury...
  • Top 10 NBA free agents

    Top 10 NBA free agents

    With the free agent signing period set to kick off on July 1, a number of teams could drastically alter their future with a prudent signing or two. There will no doubt be under-the-radar signings, which will comprise the bulk of the activity. However, the following players could shift the balance of...
  • Star forward Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers may switch locker rooms at the STAPLES Center. 

    Lakers Rumors: Blake Griffin could look for 'fresh start' with Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers will try to be as active as any team in the league this summer when NBA free agency begins on July 1. The team will be armed with cap space and the new regime led by Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka will likely try to make an impression by signing a big-name player. According to...
  • The AXS Six-pack: Guys are getting hurt in the strangest ways...

    The AXS Six-pack: Freak injuries

    Stuff happens. Guys get hurt. It just isn’t supposed to happen the way it happened to Blake Griffin. The Los Angeles Clippers All-Star forward will miss the next four-to-six weeks with a fractured ring finger on his right hand, a result – it’s being reported – of an altercation with a member of the...
  • Blake Griffin and vox pop randoms explain 'Trap Queen,' ruin song

    Blake Griffin and vox pop randoms explain 'Trap Queen,' ruin song

    If someone with a scientific turn of mind were to chart and study the careers of marginally talented, one-hot-song rap wonders, they might find that the rapper’s apogee of popularity occurs at the same time that an acoustic cover of his/her song surfaces online. In fact, society is actually in the...
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