Blake Griffin And Nuggets Coach Mike Malone Got Into It Over "Hack-A-DJ" Strategy

It’s not often we see a coach being held back by his team from going after an opposing player, but things got chippy in the fourth quarter of the Clippers’ 111-94 win in Denver. The scuffle—limited to a verbal one—was sparked by Griffin’s displeasure with the Nuggets’ “Hack-A-DJ” strategy, and damned if intentionally… »11/25/15 8:53am11/25/15 8:53am


ESPN's Promo For Mavericks-Clippers Goofs On The DeAndre Jordan Saga

The late-night standoff/sleepover that wooed DeAndre Jordan away from the Mavericks and back onto the Clippers will forever be one of the funniest moments in sports. So I’m cool with this silly ESPN promo for tomorrow night’s game between the Mavericks and Clippers, because nobody should ever stop making jokes about… »11/10/15 10:30am11/10/15 10:30am

Mark Cuban Is Still Incredibly Heated About The DeAndre Jordan War

Over the summer the Dallas Mavericks thought they had signed DeAndre Jordan, only for him to renege on his verbal commitment and re-sign with the Clippers. The NBA schedule-makers—ever the delightful trolls—gave us a national TV Mavericks-Clippers game for the Clippers’ home opener, and reporters naturally checked in… »10/29/15 10:24pm10/29/15 10:24pm

Chandler Parsons Started The Great NBA Emoji War By Accident

The DeAndre Jordan Standoff is one of the best story lines in the history of the NBA offseason, in part because it involved a wacky emoji war that swept across all of NBA social media. But now Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons, the man who started that war, says his opening salvo wasn’t even related to the Jordan… »9/24/15 4:06pm9/24/15 4:06pm

DeAndre Jordan Snapchatted Doc Rivers's Son (Not Austin) To Say He Wanted To Return

We know that after agreeing to join the Dallas Mavericks in free agency, DeAndre Jordan had second thoughts and eventually re-signed with the Clippers. What we didn’t know—until now—were the mechanics of how Jordan got back in contact with the Clippers, and they’re even funnier than you could have possibly imagined.… »9/10/15 10:05pm9/10/15 10:05pm

DeAndre Jordan Hurt Chandler Parsons's Feelings. Hurt 'Em Real Bad, Bro.

Nobody was more instrumental to the Mavericks’ courtship of DeAndre Jordan than Chandler Parsons. Dallas’ small forward was attached to Jordan’s hip throughout the free-agency period, reportedly taking the big man out to dinner five nights in a row and wooing him with talk of MVP awards and All-Star games. But now,… »7/10/15 9:47am7/10/15 9:47am

Report: DeAndre Jordan Was Sick And Tired Of Chris Paul

DeAndre Jordan signed a four-year, $80 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks over the weekend, ditching a playoff team for one that’s basically turning over its entire roster. That may seem like a strange decision, but Jordan will have two things going for him in Dallas—a more prominent role in the offense, and a… »7/06/15 11:07am7/06/15 11:07am

Report: NBA GMs See No Problem With Hack-A-Shaq

The NBA’s general managers held their annual meeting in Chicago today, and one of the topics discussed was the intentional fouling of bad free throwers, known as Hack-A-Shaq or Hack-A-[Insert Terrible Free Thrower]. CBS’s Ken Berger reports that there was “no overwhelming consensus” from executives at the meeting to… »5/13/15 9:11pm5/13/15 9:11pm

Rockets Return The Favor, Whoop The Clippers To Avoid Elimination

With the Grizzlies-Warriors, Wizards-Hawks, and Cavaliers-Bulls (before tonight) series all even at two games a piece, the Rockets-Clippers series was the outlier. The Clippers stomped all over the Rockets in Games 1, 3, and 4, winning by 16, 25, and 33 points. Chris Paul didn’t even play in the first, and played… »5/13/15 1:13am5/13/15 1:13am

Teams Fouling DeAndre Jordan Lose Because They're Already Losing

During last night’s Spurs-Clippers game, TNT threw up a graphic showing the Clippers’ record when DeAndre Jordan shoots at least 12, 14, and 15 free throws in a game, implying that the donkey show you were watching at the time—a professional athlete performing his sport’s most boring component badly—is not only a… »4/20/15 3:11pm4/20/15 3:11pm

Chris Paul Loses His Mind When DeAndre Jordan Forgets To Shoot

In Wednesday night's tie game against the Trail Blazers with 2.8 seconds left, the Clippers ran a play for Chris Paul to take the final shot. The point guard got a good look, but missed. DeAndre Jordan grabbed the rebound, heard the shot clock sound, and didn't try a shot because he thought it was the final buzzer.… »3/05/15 11:22am3/05/15 11:22am