| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:15 AM
Blake Griffin was talking to friends in a Staples Center hallway after the Clippers’ victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night when Jermaine O’Neal walked up and got into Griffin’s face.
Griffin was posing for...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Blake Griffin looked at the Staples Center crowd and clapped his hands. Then Griffin pumped his fist toward his teammates, drawing a smile from Chris Paul.
After the game was over, after the Clippers had defeated the Golden State Warriors, 111-98,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The Clippers were still waiting to hear from the NBA on Thursday to see whether the league would take any action against forward Blake Griffin and Golden State backup center Jermaine O'Neal.
A squabble between the players began during the Clippers' 111-...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:34 AM
They list Darren Collison as 6 feet and 175 pounds, but the Clippers point guard appears to be shorter and slighter.
But Collison can’t be judged by that because he plays bigger than his measurements.
The shorter Collison has been forced to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
57-25 (Home: 34-7; Road: 23-18)
vs. 6. GOLDEN STATE
51-31 (Home: 27-14; Road: 24-17)
Season series: Tied, 2-2.
Key stat: The Clippers lead the NBA in three-point defense, holding teams to 33.2% shooting from beyond the arc. That...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Blake Griffin stood with his back against the wall at the Clippers' practice facility Thursday, his answers thoughtful when he talked about the Golden State Warriors.
Griffin acknowledged he heard about the disparaging comments Golden State guard Klay...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Blake Griffin approached the media for his session Friday and smiled as he prepared to answer questions about the first-round playoff series between his Clippers and the Golden State Warriors.
Then Griffin’s eyes grew wide when the Clippers All-...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:43 PM
The Golden State Warriors choked. One of them did, anyway.
Klay Thompson was talking to reporters after the game when he accidentally inhaled the deodorant spray Draymond Green was using two lockers away.
Thompson's eyes watered and he coughed for a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:22 PM
Resoundingly and emphatically, the Clippers responded to the challenge presented to them in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series by winning in historic fashion Monday night at Staples Center.
Blake Griffin answered the call with...
| Jan 15, 2009
| 3:55 PM
First, of course, a word about the backpack.
In last week's installment, a reader chided me for wearing a backpack, saying it made me look young, childish, fan-like and geeky. In my perennially sleep-deprived state, for some reason I assumed the reader...
| Feb 14, 2009
Shawn Marion's most memorable play with the Miami Heat was his last.
Hours after Marion's last-second dunk lifted the Heat past the Chicago Bulls, he was traded Friday to the Toronto Raptors for Jermaine O'Neal, ending a weeks-long saga involving the...