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Clippers All-Time Starting 5
ClipperSisyphus » 07/30/15 » 9:37am (Page: 1, 2)
48 uncle pumblechook
08/3/15 » 11:11pm
Lance Stephenson Gets Called Out, Responds by Dropping 25 Points in 12 Minutes
JGlanton » 08/3/15 » 3:59pm
1 DoubleTechnical
08/3/15 » 5:03pm
Clippers still have "high interest" in Big Baby
trapp76 » 07/22/15 » 2:48pm (Page: 1, 2)
53 babyradar01
08/3/15 » 2:47pm
should we still go after javale mcgee?
japkilla » 08/1/15 » 10:32am
9 trapp76
08/3/15 » 9:54am
ralph signed on for two more seasons!
angelfan1958 » 07/20/15 » 10:07am
24 SamIAm19
08/3/15 » 8:42am
OT: Movies.
nuraman00 » 02/23/14 » 10:49am (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
107 JGlanton
08/3/15 » 8:38am
Biggest Hater
ClipperSisyphus » 07/29/15 » 4:50pm
25 Dyce
07/31/15 » 1:54pm
Insider: Clippers' new bench makes them most improved team
JGlanton » 07/29/15 » 2:07pm
8 V-Ice
07/31/15 » 12:13pm
OT: Summer tv binge watching
ClipperSisyphus » 06/26/15 » 7:23pm
24 Dyce
07/30/15 » 12:56pm
Who is our Draymond Green killer?
ClipperSisyphus » 07/24/15 » 9:20am
22 SamIAm19
07/30/15 » 10:05am
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[Fansided: Fully Clips] - (GIFS) Candace Parker is back and she’s killing it
... ketball team 1d ago For superstar Chris Paul, his time is now 1d ago Report: Clippers waive forward Jordan Hamilton 1d ago Chris Paul to attend Team USA mini-camp ...
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Jason Thompson to Dubs -- a meaningless move that means a lot

Golden State acquired Jason Thompson for Gerald Wallace over the weekend, making a very deep team even deeper.

The Golden State Warriors haven't gotten a lot better this off-season, but they didn't need to. They were quite simply dominant last year, so on paper at least, just not getting worse is more than enough. Draymond Green and Leandro Barbosa were the only players among the team's top nine in minutes played last season who were free agents, and both re-signed quickly. They also exercised their team option on Marreese Speights.

That leaves David Lee, the one-time All Star who was inadvertently the key to the team's meteoric rise last season when he was replaced in the starting lineup by Green, as the most significant loss. And given the "addition by subtraction" nature of Lee's demotion last season, loss seems like a strong word.

Lee was sent to the Celtics in a move that saved on the Warriors luxury tax bill, but did little else. They acquired Gerald Wallace in the deal, but Wallace seemed beyond done as an NBA player after two years riding the bench in Boston.

Now however the Dubs have managed to flip Wallace to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jason Thompson, again saving money on their tax bill while also getting a 29 year old player capable of contributing. Why the Sixers would make this move is beyond me. They get the right to swap second first round draft picks as part of the deal, the real impact of which is negligible. It appears they may have given up a useful player for useless one as a means of paying MORE in team salary, since they are below the NBA's salary floor at present. But could they not have gotten SOMETHING for Thompson?

This deal hurts in a couple of ways as a trade deadline deal for Thompson was my pet theory on what they Clippers might be able to do with Jamal Crawford. Now that idea is off the table.

Is Thompson a difference maker for Golden State? Of course not. But he's another useful big, a career starter in Sacramento, and in many ways better than Speights who overacheived last season. Thompson is a terrific small ball five for the Dubs, who won a title with Andrew Bogut on the bench, and just gives them one more damn option. He's still basically no better than tenth on their overall roster, but think about that for a minute. That team is so deep that a 29 year old who has started 405 out of 541 career games with per 36 averages of 12.7 points and 9.4 rebounds is their tenth man.

Thanks, Philadelphia.

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Lance Stephenson raps in song about being excited to be in Los Angeles
New Clippers shooting guard Lance Stephenson released a rap song last week about how he started at the bottom, values his family over everything and is devoted to basketball.
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[Fansided: Fully Clips] - 3 reasons why re-signing Glen Davis is vital
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Amin Elhassan and Ethan Strauss pick their top 5 teams for the upcoming season.
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Marvin the Martian vs. Blake Griffin
Marvin The Martian interrupts SportsCenter to send a warning to Blake Griffin and his new Jordan Super.Fly 4s.
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[Fansided: Fully Clips] - For superstar Chris Paul, his time is now.
... son. And since the 12-13 campaign, the Clippers have averaged 56 wins a season with Paul at the helm. But for all of his out ...
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Chris Paul led Team World to a victory with 12 points, seven rebounds and six assists. Luol Deng scored 20 points for Team Africa. The two shared MVP ...
LA Daily News
Current, former NBA stars put on a show in Africa

JOHANNESBURG >> The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday -- starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.

That had the crowd roaring early at Ellis Park Arena in downtown Johannesburg. It got even louder when African NBA legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo stripped off their business suits to don their old team uniforms again and play for a little while in the second quarter.