Another Failure for Doc Rivers the GM

The Clippers made news just before the trade deadline. They didn’t trade Blake Griffin. Even if they wanted to trade Blake, it wouldn’t have made good business sense. If Griffin is going to be traded, it will be in a sign-and-trade for Kevin Durant this summer. Otherwise, there is no reason to give Griffin up.…

Lance Stephenson: A Lame Duck in L.A.

The Los Angeles Clippers had gotten off to a strong start, winning their first four games before falling just short at Golden State, and at home against Houston. For the most part, the starting lineup has performed well: Blake Griffin is putting up 29 points per game, Chris Paul is averaging 8 assists, JJ Redick is hitting threes, and…

Clippers Chemistry A Question Mark

ESPN took a hard look at the Clippers roster and considered the moving pieces volatile enough to blow up. They ranked the Clippers 5th in their team turmoil poll, the only contender in the top 5. Perception is reality here; things can go awry with Lance Stephenson on deck. His moodiness and temper and irascible…