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Thirty Futures: Los Angeles Clippers

by Colin McGowan

Dec 8, 2020 8:51 PM

After you wash out of the playoffs in mortifying fashion, it's best to go away for a while. Let the media train its squirrel-brained fascination on a different subject. Paul George has done the opposite. Read more »

Tags: Paul George, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

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20-21 NBA Season Preview: Pacific Division

by Keith P Smith

Dec 8, 2020 1:18 PM

While the Lakers are trying to repeat and the Clippers are trying to figure out what wrong, the Suns and Kings are seeking their first playoff berths in ages, and the Warriors want to stave off another gap year. Read more »

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, NBA

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The Blankness Of The Clippers' Soul Exploded Again At The Worst Possible Time

by Colin McGowan

Sep 16, 2020 5:56 PM

The Clippers anesthetized themselves against failure before it happened rather than afterwards. But what is on the other side of their schadenfreude? Whose good time has been ruined? Read more »

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Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
The Clippers Are Embodying Their Enigmatic Second Star

by Colin McGowan

Paul George has had a career of surges and false starts. He's someone everybody respects but nobody totally trusts. Read more »
The Pleasures Of Chris Paul Playing For Low Stakes

by Colin McGowan

Chris Paul might have been happy for the opportunity to compete for titles in Los Angeles and Houston, but he was miserable throughout every game. Read more »
2019-20 Pacific Division Season Preview

by Keith P Smith

While the Lakers and Clippers became title contenders with their big additions, the Warriors are attempting to reload on the fly, Sacramento hopes to return to the playoffs, and the Suns look to get out of the cellar. Read more »
Thirty Histories: Los Angeles Clippers

by Colin McGowan

The simple and probably mostly correct answer why he wasn't removed sooner is that it was easier not to deal with Donald Sterling. A professional sports league is a money-making concern, not a moral one, and so anything that seems like it's going to be messy gets pushed way down the list of priorities. Read more »
Stars In Exile: Chris Paul And Blake Griffin After Lob City

by Micah Wimmer

The twin fates of Blake Griffin and Chris Paul speak to the fickle nature of player power and to the boom or bust mentality that has taken over team management. Read more »
2019 Western Conference Offseason Chatter From Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With so much turnover this offseason, and another exciting draft class, teams had lots and lots to say. Read more »
Chris Paul In Exile

by Colin McGowan

After burning through two franchises in three years, Chris Paul is now what other people make of him, and not the other way around, as he's so strongly insisted over all these years. Read more »
The Free Agency Farce And The Fun Guy Abiding It

by Louis Keene

The safest claim about Kawhi Leonard's forthcoming decision is that it will be his own. Reverse engineering his decision beyond that will always be a guessing game. Read more »
Los Angeles Clippers: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

The Clippers' offseason will start with chasing stars, but there is optionality available to them. Read more »
The JR Smith/Dion Waiters Power Rankings: The Next Generation

by Jonny Auping and Alex Siquig

Lou Williams is the natural successor to the progenitors of these sacred Power Rankings. He is what would happen if you injected a bit of peace and perspective into the hearts of JR Smith and Dion Waiters. Read more »
The Placeholder Team With A Claim On Eternity

by Louis Keene

Assembled to be forgotten, they became unforgettable in a way championship teams can only aspire to. The Clipper franchise may very well be on the cusp of successes more broadly recognizable and lucrative, but could next year's victories ever be as vividly enjoyable-as precious-as this season's have been? Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space for All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Knicks, Clippers, Hawks, Kings and Lakers project to have the most cap space this offseason. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Danilo Gallinari

by Colin McGowan

His playing days aren't over yet, but we can safely designate Danilo Gallinari as an all-time Chimeric Euro. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Pacific Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Warriors, Lakers, Kings, Suns and Clippers. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Blake Griffin

by Colin McGowan

Blake Griffin was a trebuchet full of barbells; he was a cast iron space shuttle. He ran through whoever didn't run away from him. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

The NBA cap will jump by $7 million while some of the bad contracts of 2016 will come off the books, which means an abundance of cap space again. Read more »