Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:49:35 -0800“The other games they just beat us; I thought tonight we beat ourselves. I haven’t been able to say that in a long time versus them.” – Austin Rivers
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:10:53 -0800Injured point guard Chris Paul could return as soon as Thursday against the Warriors, as he appears ahead of schedule on his initial recovery timetable of six to eight weeks.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:18:16 -0800For the 11 All-Stars who just months ago captured an Olympic gold medal as members of Team USA, Sunday night was less a gathering of regular season foes as much as a reunion of close friends, picking up where they left off on the friendships they formed this summer.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:42:24 -0800DeAndre Jordan stepped onto the court as an All-Star for the first time in his career in the second quarter Sunday night, proceeding to do what he’s known for, just in more dazzling fashion.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:55:09 -0800DeAndre Jordan participated Saturday in his first NBA slam dunk contest, starting out by jumping over DJ Khaled’s booth and snagging the ball out of Khaled’s hand on his way up.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:47:22 -0800DeAndre Jordan would watch the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest as a kid and wonder how the contestants jumped so far, wishing one day he could be in their shoes.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:42:07 -0800The All-Stars finally get a morning to relax, then it’s off to the weekend’s main event. For Jordan, it’s a return to Smoothie King Center a night after participating in All-Star Saturday.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:26:29 -0800The Clippers (35-21) head into the All-Star break with plenty of momentum, dismantling the Hawks (32-24) by riding their defense once again to a fourth straight win.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:05:35 -0800Jazz head coach Quin Snyder used a football metaphor last year to describe DeAndre Jordan working like a middle linebacker the way he calls out the defense for the Clippers. This year, he turned to baseball for his analogy.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:38:17 -0800The Clippers (34-21) completely stifled a Jazz team (34-22) they’ve now beaten in 17 of their last 18 matchups, somehow finding a way to put together their strongest defensive performance of the season on the last game of a five-game road trip and on their 10th road matchup in their last 11 games overall.