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  1. A Short History of Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Freaking Out in P...

    Jason Concepcion

    The Clippers Fan Fest, held on Monday, was as much a celebration of Steve Ballmer's purchase of the team (for the paltry sum of $2 billion) as it was an exorcism of the retrograde tightwad Los Angeles plantation regime of Donald Sterling. S...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  2. B.S. Report: Al Michaels

    Bill Simmons

    Al Michaels returns to the B.S. Report to share the joy of the Kings' Stanley Cup win, the sentiment that Doc Rivers should be Sportsman of the Year, and much more! Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  3. Modern Mythology

    Charles P. Pierce

    When what is rapidly becoming an epic playoff series between the Clippers and the Thunder was in Oklahoma City the last time - which was on May 7, when the home team roasted the visitors over a slow fire - Los Angeles coach Doc Ri...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  4. NBA Playoffs Overnight: OKC-LAC-WTF?!

    Chris Ryan, Andrew Sharp and netw3rk

    Your daily look at last night's NBA action. netw3rk: In a season where the lizard-scaled antebellum worldview of Clippers owner Donald Sterling finally crawled into the daylight of the world's attention, it's quit...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  5. The Resurrection of Jermaine O’Neal

    Jonathan Abrams

    Doc Rivers alternated between big compliments and little jabs about Jermaine O'Neal. Just moments before Game 2 of the Los Angeles Clippers-Golden State Warriors first-round matchup, Rivers considered recent Boston history. &am...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  6. The Silver Hammer: The Banning of Donald Sterling and Unrest in T...

    Zach Lowe

    Everyone around the league was excited when Adam Silver took over as commissioner in February. He's insanely smart, but also open-minded, calm, and friendly - a welcome contrast in those last three ways to his predecessor. He&a...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  7. Who Wants to See an Eminem-Sponsored Rap Battle League?

    Amos Barshad

    The Shelter lives! Twelve years after B-Rabbit slaughtered Papa Doc in that grimy Detroit basement, Eminem is taking us back to his battle-rap roots. As Rolling Stone reports, on July 12, at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, the Em-sponsored...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  8. The Owner and the Owned: A Discussion About Donald Sterling

    Wesley Morris and Rembert Browne

    Rembert Browne: So Donald Sterling sees himself as a kind and merciful plantation owner. Well then. Wesley, there's so much to discuss: Sterling's history of racism; his ability to be completely nondiscriminator...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  9. The Clippers and the Chris Paul Paradox

    Andrew Sharp

    Here are two very different paragraphs about Chris Paul: 1. Chris Paul is the best point guard I've ever seen. I was too young to appreciate Isiah Thomas. John Stockton, Gary Payton, and Jason Kidd were all great, but not quite as great as Paul...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  10. The Pest

    Jonathan Abrams

    The lawn sloped slightly toward the sky, giving way to a modest, three-bedroom beige duplex. No one bothered bragging about the Citrus Heights home in the shadows of Sacramento. Still, Henry Barnes, the proprietor of the picturesque lawn, tended to i...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  11. The New Blake Griffin, in the Words of the Clippers

    Jonathan Abrams

    Have you met the new Blake Griffin yet? This season, the Clippers' All-Star power forward has evolved into an all-around force and a dark horse MVP candidate. That evolution went mostly unnoticed in the early part of the season. A player already...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  12. NBA Shootaround: The Flying Lion!

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is back to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with those you will remember forever. Chri...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  13. Hoverboards Are Real Now: Tony Hawk and Moby and T.O. and Doc Bro...

    Rembert Browne

    [Note: Read this while listening to "Miracles" by Insane Clown Posse.] [Another note: Whatever you do, don't look at the GIF below if you believe in miracles/have ever seen a caterpillar turn into a butterfly...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  14. About Last Night: Portland Keeps Pace

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to understand why Skapoli and the Dustones' album, which dropped yesterday with no fanfare on iTunes, didn't instantly go platinum, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: LaMarcus Aldridge put up 31 points and...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Doc's House Call

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy running into a heavily padded man one last time for the kids, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Former Boston head coach Doc Rivers's emotional return to Boston was a success as his Clippers came from behind to...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  16. Q&A: Coach Brad Stevens on His Surprising Celtics and the New Jor...

    Zach Lowe

    Boston shocked the NBA landscape twice within a two-week period last summer, first dealing Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn, and then hiring Brad Stevens seemingly out of nowhere as Doc Rivers's replacement. No one seemed to even know Steven...

    Blog | December 11, 2013