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Los Angeles Clippers – Doc Rivers Making Empty Threats Again

Posted on 23 Jul, 2014, by in Basketball

The NBA isn’t getting rid of Donald Sterling as fast as they’d hoped for, and that means the Los Angeles Clippers being sold to Steve Ballmer isn’t done, official deal. It also means it’s time for Doc Rivers, allegedly, to say once more that he’s thinking about quitting his job as the head coach of the team. More

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21 Best Memes of the Oklahoma City Thunder Beating the Los Angeles Clippers

Posted on 14 May, 2014, by in Basketball

As expected, the incredible finish to the game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers results in plenty of memes. Some of them make fun of the incredibly dubious decisions by the referees, while others point to the choke job Chris Paul performed in the closing moments or Doc Rivers complaining about the officiating. More

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Los Angeles Clippers – Chris Paul & Even Doc Rivers Should Look in the Mirror

Posted on 14 May, 2014, by in Basketball

Blaming the officiating and the rest of the world has its place and time, but it doesn’t give the full explanation of how the Los Angeles Clippers collapsed at the end of game 5 in what might be a series deciding loss. Chris Paul with baffling mistakes stands on top of the list, but Doc Rivers shoulders the blame as well. More

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Los Angeles Clippers – Good Coaching Matters

Posted on 12 May, 2014, by in Basketball

The Los Angeles Clippers came back from the dead in game 4, somehow beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99. Thanks to going to a small lineup by Doc Rivers with Chris Paul and Darren Collison starring, while Blake Griffin finally started winning physical battles against Serge Ibaka, and the Russell Westbrook – Kevin Durant tandem and cooperation fell apart. More

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Los Angeles Clippers – Playing for an Owner You Hate

Posted on 29 Apr, 2014, by in Basketball

From here on out, everything the Los Angeles Clippers as a team – which means the players and head coach Doc Rivers, separated from the racist being of their owner, Donald Sterling, stands the test of separating what’s important and what isn’t, by trying to win a basketball game followed by another; winning in the playoffs, even thinking about a championship, while trying to make it about themselves and the fans, not the guy who owns the rights to the franchise from the NBA. More

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Clippers vs Celtics – Doc Rivers Admits He Quit On Boston

Posted on 12 Dec, 2013, by in Basketball

Yes, there was a basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers (who won) and the Boston Celtics, but most of the attention was focused on Doc Rivers coming back to play against the team he coached for nine seasons. Finally, after months of denial, spins and smearing of the truth, he also admitted that he quit on the team because he made the selfish and right decision for him, not the honorable one. More

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Los Angeles Clippers – Defense is Still a Huge Problem

Posted on 30 Oct, 2013, by in Basketball

All the talk of being one of the favorites in the Western Conference went to the heads of some Los Angeles Clippers players, who looked a lot less special and impressive, especially on defense, which was the team’s Achilles heel last season as well. More

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Lakers vs Clippers – Nick Young the Only One Who Cares

Posted on 21 Oct, 2013, by in Basketball

NBA preseason means a time for change and new beginnings. One of those is Doc Rivers, trying to continue the growth of the Los Angeles Clippers over the last two years, covering up the Los Angeles Lakers’ championship banners and retired uniforms during his team’s home games. Apparently, even if the someone on their crosstown rivals is insulted or angry about the matter, only Nick Young seems to care enough to sound off about it. More

Chris Paul scored 40 points for the Los Angeles Clippers in a 118-111 win over the Denver Nuggets.

Los Angeles Clippers – Paul Takes Preseason Seriously

Posted on 20 Oct, 2013, by in Basketball

It’s hard to say what Doc Rivers was thinking as he let Chris Paul and Blake Griffin play for over 40 minutes in a preseason, but it did get out the best from his point guard, delivering a performance in overtime for the Los Angeles Clippers that’s rarely seen by a proven star in a meaningless game. More

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No More Lob City For Blake Griffin & Los Angeles Clippers

Posted on 4 Oct, 2013, by in Basketball

Even though it’s been quite a while since the Los Angeles Clippers were only identified by dunking and playing high flying basketball epitomized by Blake Griffin connecting with Chris Paul and getting the nickname ‘Lob City,’ there’s a good chance that with Doc Rivers now coaching the team, those days are over. More