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  1. Nash likely out Thursday, Bryant next?

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Steve Nash will likely sit out of the Los Angeles Lakers' preseason game Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors and Kobe Bryant may sit out of the Lakers' preseason game Sunday against the Utah Jazz, Lakers coach Byron Scott ...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  2. Clippers sign Udoh, Roberts

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers signed Ekpe Udoh and wingman Chris-Douglas Roberts, the team announced Wednesday. Sources said the deals are for one-year, veteran's minimum contracts. "Chris and Ekpe are two versatile players who bring dep...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. The evolution of Blake Griffin

    Arash Markazi

    DENVER -- Blake Griffin turned 25 on Sunday. This might come as a surprise to those who have talked about Griffin's unfulfilled potential and shrinking ceiling for the past couple years. You know, when he was all of 24 and 23 years old. ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  4. Griffin turning the other cheek this season

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- There was a time when Blake Griffin would get pushed around and fight back. It would happen almost daily. Griffin would get manhandled, get frustrated, lose his cool, and eventually lose the game he was playing. "When I was littl...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  5. Clippers' playoff preparation continues

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES - When the Clippers opened training camp in San Diego almost five months ago, Doc Rivers began preaching the importance of "playoff practices." It seemed like an odd thing to be talking about in October, before the Clippers had even pl...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  6. Clippers winning after the trade deadline

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- The NBA trade deadline came and went without much action from the Clippers last week. The only real drama occurred on the team charter in the hours leading up to the deadline as players reloaded the Twitter on their phones while the fl...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  7. Clippers improving from long range

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Jamal Crawford smiles when he's told the Clippers were one of the worst three-point shooting teams in the league going into last weekend. In their last two games, the Clippers have hit 29-of-58 from behind the arc, with Crawford hit...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  8. Crawford, Barnes provide spark for Clippers

    Arash Markazi

    NEW ORLEANS -- Jamal Crawford is happy to step into the starting lineup for the Clippers when needed, but it's not a role he relishes. While most NBA players aspire to start, Crawford, in his 13th season in the league, realizes his value to a cham...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  9. Trade deadline creates awkward moments

    Arash Markazi

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The timing could have been better. As the NBA trade deadline was coming to a close Thursday afternoon, Los Angeles Clippers players were gathered on the team's chartered plane, waiting to depart for Memphis for their game against...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  10. Redick to miss fourth straight game

    Arash Markazi

    PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick will miss his fourth straight game with a sore right hip on Wednesday, when the Clippers play the Portland Trail Blazers. Clippers coach Doc Rivers originally pulled Redick out of shoot...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  11. Paul looking forward to All-Star Game

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul returned to the court on Sunday after an 18-game absence and said Monday he felt fine and will be on the court this Sunday in New Orleans for the NBA All-Star Game. Paul was sidelined for over a...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  12. Clippers aim to be elite defensively

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers want to be an elite team and they know that in order to be an elite team, they have to be an elite defensive team first. It's a message Doc Rivers has driven home during every practice, meeting and game sinc...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  13. Rapid Reaction: Warriors 111, Clippers 92

    Arash Markazi

    The Los Angeles Clippers played nine games in nine cities over past two weeks and, despite playing at home Wednesday, finished off what coach Doc Rivers called a "nine-game road trip" Thursday night with a 111-92 loss to the Golden State Warriors. ...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  14. Paul selected to his seventh All-Star Game

    Arash Markazi

    Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul was selected to his seventh NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday. Paul was the MVP of the 2013 All-Star Game in Houston and this is the fourth time he has been selected by the Western Confere...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  15. Clippers still thriving without Paul in lineup

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- When Chris Paul went down with a separated right shoulder nearly four weeks ago, Doc Rivers knew exactly what he was dealing with. Rivers never talks about injuries. He acts as if he's unaware of the injuries his players sustain whe...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  16. Lakers mailbag: The power of Love in 2015

    Arash Markazi

    So, this season hasn't gone the way you thought it would Lakers fans and you're not quite sure what to do. It's understandable. After winning 16 championships and playing in 31 NBA Finals, this team has and will always have championship expectations....

    Blog | January 27, 2014