NBA: Austin Rivers Says People Who Think It’s Easier For Him Playing For His Dad Are ‘F–kin Idiots’

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Austin Rivers earned new-found respect after showing out in the playoffs earlier this year.  The Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets, and New York Knicks were all at his door.  He had the option to leave and get more minutes and more money with a new team.  Instead, he opted to stay and sign a three-year, $35 million deal with the Los Angeles Clippers, the team his dad Doc Rivers is the president and coach of, but Austin says that doesn’t mean he has it easier there.


(Video) NBA: Doc Rivers on if Chris Bosh Can Join Clippers After DeAndre Jordan’s Request

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Welp, it looks like DeAndre Jordan won’t get his wish.  The Los Angeles Clippers center said he was willing to come off the bench if the team picked up Chris Bosh, the team president and coach Doc Rivers says it isn’t going to happen.


(Video) NBA: DeAndre Jordan Says He’ll Come Off the Bench if Chris Bosh Comes to the Clippers

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Earlier today Chris Bosh released a video about not giving up and fighting to play basketball after dealing with blood clots, failing his preseason physical, and the Miami Heat saying they’re done with him.  Bosh won two NBA championships and is an 11-time All-Star, teams would take him in a heartbeat if they weren’t precarious about his medical condition.  Although DeAndre Jordan isn’t a GM, he told Chris Bosh to come on over to the Los Angeles Clippers.


NBA: Paul Pierce Says There’s Definitely 3 Superteams: Clippers, Knicks & Warriors

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While many think the Los Angeles Clippers have no chance against the Golden State Warriors, Clippers coach Doc Rivers says they can go up against anybody and they don’t see a gap between them and the Warriors.  Rivers was the coach of one of the earlier superteams, the Boston Celtics; Paul Pierce was a part of that Celtics Big 3 along with Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett.  Now Pierce says the Clippers are a superteam as well.


NBA: Doc Rivers: Clippers ‘Can Play with Anybody & Don’t Feel There’s a Gap’ With Warriors

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The Los Angeles Clippers have been able to overcome being the little brothers thanks to the fall of the Los Angeles Lakers, but they haven’t been able to overcome their main rival in the league, the Golden State Warriors.  Not only did the Warriors set an NBA record going 73-9 last season, they also picked up the prize of free agency, Kevin Durant, whom the Clippers also met with and vied for.  Despite never getting past the second round in the playoffs, coach Doc Rivers has no doubt they can go toe-to-toe with the Western Conference champs.


NBA: Danilo Gallinari Says He Refused to be Traded From Nuggets to These Playoff Contenders

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The Denver Nuggets have been struggling for quite a few years.  Despite dealing with injuries in the recent past, Danilo Gallinari had the chance to leave for greener pastures but declined to be traded at the deadline to these two playoff contenders.


NBA: Blake Griffin Reportedly Plans to Re-Sign With the LA Clippers

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Blake Griffin will become a free agent next summer and there’s questions about where he might end up.  After punching a since-removed Clippers trainer, and injuries, there were a lot of rumors about the Clippers trading Griffin but it never materialized.  Now with his free agency looming, there’s thoughts that he might go elsewhere as the Clippers have yet to make it past the second round of the playoffs.  However, the latest reports indicate that Griffin is staying put.


NBA: The Equipment Manager Blake Griffin Punched, No Longer Works For Clippers

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The Los Angeles Clippers equipment staffer Blake Griffin punched in the face is no longer with the team.


NBA: Clippers Reported Pitch to Kevin Durant: Take Less Money to Play With ‘Big 4’

Free agency officially begins tomorrow July 1, but the Oklahoma City Thunder are meeting with Kevin Durant today since he’s technically still apart of the team.  Durant will then meet with the Golden State Warriors on Friday in the morning, the Los Angeles Clippers also on Friday but later in the day, with the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, the Boston Celtics later on Saturday, and conclude his weekend with the Miami Heat on Sunday.  Each team is preparing their pitch to the mega free agent, and the Clippers have an interesting approach.


(Video) NBA: Clippers Fans Win Free Converses After Owner Steve Ballmer Dunks Off a Trampoline

Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is a bit eccentric to say the least.  On Monday night, the Clippers revealed their new mascot Chuck the Condor.  The bizarre mascot netted mostly jokes and the Clippers crowd wasn’t too excited.  Well Ballmer decided to step up and get the crowd going.


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