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DeMarcus Cousins As An Enormous, Looming Backup Plan

by Jonny Auping

Dec 1, 2016 5:20 PM

If the Warriors, Cavaliers or Clippers begin to worry that their level of talent won't be enough to defeat their fellow contenders and are ready for something drastic, they are each uniquely in a position to trade for DeMarcus Cousins. Read more »

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How The Clippers' Starting Five Has Become So Dominant

by Brett Koremenos

Nov 21, 2016 9:24 PM

The Clippers' Big 3 has been very good for many years, but each of them has evolved while they've found productive complementary roles for both J.J. Redick and Luc Mbah a Moute. Read more »

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Five Question Season Preview: Pacific Division

by Brett Koremenos

Oct 21, 2016 12:03 PM

Bringing out the best in Julius Randle, Marquese Chriss' dark horse ROY case, Golden State's young depth, Sacramento's improved ball movement and the Clippers' giant hole at small forward. Read more »

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2016 NBA Offseason Review: Pacific Division

by Keith P Smith

While the Warriors improved a 73-win team by signing Kevin Durant and the Clippers largely preserved the status quo, the Lakers, Suns and Kings are trying to accelerate their rebuilds. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Los Angeles Clippers

by Colin McGowan

Something happens to teams that inhabit a narrow strata of very goodness for too long. For the Clippers, it's being reminded each postseason that they are upper-middle class, not rich. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Kevin Durant Leaves Oklahoma City For The Warriors

by Christopher Reina

Signing Kevin Durant with an existing team so young and talented that just won a record-breaking 73 regular season games is an NBA miracle. Durant's legacy will now be playing within the greatest offense in the history of basketball and however many titles they win. Read more »
Leroux's 2016 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Headlined by the great drafts from the 76ers and Nuggets, we go team-by-team to breakdown how every GM did based on the opportunities available to them. Read more »
2016 Offseason Preview: Los Angeles Clippers

by Keith P Smith

Despite the cap jump, the Clippers aren't expected to benefit in the same way other teams will. With Paul, Griffin and Jordan all making over $20 million next season, cap flexibility is limited and that's why they're a candidate for a major trade. Read more »
How Neil Olshey Has Found And Developed The Type Of Players The Clippers Need

by Jonny Auping

The only Neil Olshey acquired players left on the Clippers are Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan. Meanwhile, Portland is full of the type of players the Clippers should have been targeting. Read more »
Ordinary Together, MVPs Apart

by Colin McGowan

The fact Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are MVP candidates when they don't share the floor and diminished when they're together is indicative of an intractable problem. They just can't make each other as spectacular as they seem like they should be when you watch them play by themselves. Read more »
Three Question Playoff Preview: Clippers Vs. Blazers

by Brett Koremenos

On how Moe Harkless will play for the Blazers against Blake Griffin and in general, whether they will be any cross-match craziness and if the Clippers have enough three-point shooting. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2016 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

Several teams will start the summer assured of having cap space. They'll be joined by several more as roster decisions are made leading up to the summer with more max contract slots available than ever before. Read more »
Ten Questions Following The NBA Trade Deadline

by Jonathan Tjarks

What to expect from Channing Frye, Donatas Motiejunas, Markieff Morris, Jeff Green, Randy Foye, Courtney Lee, Jarnell Stokes, plus the future of Mike Conley and whether Orlando kept the right players. Read more »
The Ticking Clocks Of The Rockets, Clippers & Cavs

by Colin McGowan

This dud of a deadline all but guarantees we'll see some excitement somewhere down the road with the Rockets, Clippers and Cavaliers. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Clippers Trade Lance Stephenson, 1st Rounder For Jeff Green

by Keith P Smith

Jeff Green is a nice player, but always underwhelms and not worth a future first round pick, especially as a rental. Read more »
Western Conference: Buyers & Sellers

by Keith P Smith

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The Merits Of Trading Blake Griffin To The Hornets

by Brett Koremenos

The Clippers are stuck under a glass ceiling while the Hornets are on the mediocrity treadmill. Here's a fake Blake Griffin trade that could help both teams improve. Read more »
Why The Clippers Will Keep Big 3 Together Longer Than They Should

by Andrew Perna

Doc Rivers has already suggested he might break up their Big 3 this offseason, but his history suggests he is less likely than likely to do so. Read more »
The Clipper Trap

by Danny Leroux

A lack of salary cap flexibility and assets puts the Clippers in a complicated spot moving forward that necessitates taking strong steps to get the most out of every opportunity. Moving Lance Stephenson and possibly Jamal Crawford would show their willingness to make the best team possible moving forward. Read more »
Learning To Love J.J. Redick

by Michael Pina

Perpetually overlooked as the necessary yet replaceable starter on a team that features two HOF-caliber talents, J.J. Redick now moonlights as his team's second best player, and the Clippers are seemingly as potent as ever. Read more »