Los Angeles Clippers Analysis

DeAndre Jordan's Winnowing Of Choices

by Colin McGowan

Aug 31, 2021 4:50 PM

DeAndre Jordan may wish he could create a better set of options, be 27 again. Or maybe this is a fine time to get out. Read more »

Tags: DeAndre Jordan, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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A True Variety Of Styles In This Year's Final Four

by Jack Tien-Dana

Jun 28, 2021 1:22 PM

Despite all the bellyaching about how the NBA has become a homogenized soup of three-point shooting, this year's playoffs reveal the true variety of the game's best teams. Read more »

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns, NBA

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These Playoffs Have Been A Bridge To Something New

by Micah Wimmer

Jun 26, 2021 3:08 PM

The 2021 NBA Playoffs have been a bridge to a new era, one that will not fully blossom for a few more seasons, but one that fans can see a faint outline of now. Read more »

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns, NBA

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

by RealGM Staff Report

The Jazz jumped from ninth in Net Rating last season to first in 20-21. Read more »
The Memeification Of Paul George

by Rafael Canton

It's not so much that Paul George has lost in the playoffs, but it's also the way that he's lost. There's still time for George to change his story. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Los Angeles Clippers

by Colin McGowan

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 »
20-21 NBA Season Preview: Pacific Division

by Keith P Smith

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

by Colin McGowan

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 »
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 »
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