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A Star Is Born

May 21, 2015   No Comments

Clipped Again



Sometimes, we’re the dumbest guys on the block. But even we had to question Vegas giving the Clippers 2 1/2 points after the colossal collapse in Game 6. Seriously, what are we missing here, we thought? Unfortunately, not a thing. Just as we predicted (we know, they took a different route, but…), its a Rockets-Warriors Western Conference Final, but everyone knew that, no?
My old lady keeps asking why I don’t bet these things. She really thinks I’m brilliant. I don’t have the heart to tell her. “Sweetie, if I bet it, it ain’t going to happen. Trust me.”

May 18, 2015   No Comments

Epic Collapse


    Silly us. We thought Dwight didn’t want to come back to L.A.
    We were drooling of a Clippers-Warriors rematch in the Western Conference final. We weren’t the only ones either. Then a big hole sunk the Clippers’ ship in the 4th quarter, and you know the rest of the story. How does this happen with no James Harden in the final period? And since we’re dropping dimes, someone please give Stan Van Gundy a playoff share because he is the reason Josh Smith is in Houston.
    “We kind of…you could tell we kind of got stunned, and we didn’t respond well,” Blake Griffin said.
    No shit Sherlock?
    The rest of the story.
    The Sports Xchange

May 15, 2015   No Comments

Game 6: Quiet Before The Storm

Blake 5-14-15 vs Rockets

    Just when it all seemed to be going so well…

      Blake-DJ-5-14-15 vs Rockets

May 15, 2015   No Comments

13 Years Ago

    1 of the greatest of all times.

May 10, 2015   No Comments

Son Rises In West



Did we mention Kevin McHale blew off half the media scrum? Didn’t think so. But sometimes karma’s a bitch and it’s a bitch with drama.
We had a feeling something might be brewing before the game, especially with Sam Cassell counseling Austin Rivers. And if you’re buying that line of bullshit, could we interest you in more hyperbole?
Our blow-by-blow.
The Sports Xchange

May 9, 2015   No Comments

Curry’s The Flavor

    Special dude.
    Steph Curry, on his father Dell Curry: “Obviously, the most important thing is your family. Pops, you’re the example of what a true professional is on and off the court. I remember a lot of your career, and to be able to follow in your footsteps, it means a lot to me. This is special.”

May 5, 2015   No Comments

End Of A Reign


    The Clips score 1 of the biggest wins in franchise history and end the Spurs’ supremacy in a Game 7 for the ages.
    The Sports Xchange

May 3, 2015   No Comments



    Our favorite Clippers beat writer Ben Bolch, who we’ve had the pleasure of working with, called Blake Griffin and the Clip Joint in 7. We could see it possibly happening, but we figured they’d result to their old habits and Spurs would win in 6. Ain’t happening, dawg. But who knew, particularly after the way the Clippers bombed twice at home and lost in crushing fashion, Game 5 being the worst. Now it’s the Spurs on the ropes, and it doesn’t look for good them. I’m paying $100 (like a few other people I know) to TIVO the fight. But we ain’t mad. It’s Game 7 in the Wild, Wild West.
    L.A. Times

May 1, 2015   No Comments

Series Over?



Somewhere Bill Standford is shouting “I told you guys, you’ve got to beat the officials too!”
A few sportswriters, we of course not among them (right, right), would love to see this thing end Thursday in San Antonio, unless it’s a nooner and Bloody Marys on Saturday at Staples, to watch some big fight that night.
But back to the matter at hand, in our best Snoop impersonation. As entertaining as Doc Rivers is, he’s still 1 of the biggest whiners in the NBA. And it’s why his Clippers led the NBA in T’s during the regular season. Do you see a pattern here? Do they get hosed by the officials sometimes against the Spurs? Yes. But who doesn’t?
Our play-by-play.
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April 29, 2015   No Comments