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Steve Ballmer of LA Clippers talks Blake Griffin, tanking, value

BOSTON — LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer on Saturday said that trading Blake Griffin was “a very difficult decision,” but that considerations about the future, as well as injury and chemistry concerns, necessitated the blockbuster deal with the Detroit Pistons. “[Griffin] is obviously a superstar player,” said Ballmer. “But if you look at what happened […]

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LA Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari sits out with bruised right hand

LA Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari did not play in Friday night’s 128-117 road win over the Phoenix Suns due to a bruised right hand and will have more tests on the injury when the team returns to Los Angeles on Saturday. The oft-injured Gallinari was hurt Thursday against Golden State. An X-ray after the game […]

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Warriors win another season series against Clippers

0:37 Steph Curry makes the near half-court buzzer-beater look like a typical jumper. OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors used a spirited first-quarter start against the LA Clippers to get back on the winning track, ultimately earning a 134-127 victory Thursday at Oracle Arena. Curry exploded for 44 points on 14-of-19 […]

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Clippers vs. Pistons – Game Recap – February 9, 2018

DETROIT — Blake Griffin’s unbeaten run in Detroit ended with a thud — against the team that traded him. Lou Williams scored 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers handed Griffin his first loss with the Pistons, beating Detroit 108-95 on Friday night. The Pistons had won five in a row, with Griffin playing in […]