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

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

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

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

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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