Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Sports Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByKevin Draper Sept. 18, 2018 Every N.B.A. team is looking for the slightest edge, the smallest piece of data or advantage that will help it win or sign the right players. The Los Angeles Clippers believe they found that something special in an unexpected place: the pages of Sports Illustrated. The magazine announced Monday night that one of its stars, Lee Jenkins, who covers the N.B.A. and has written some of the magazine’s most popular profiles, was leaving after a decade, to join the Clippers in a newly created post called executive director of research and identity. “I was offered an extraordinary opportunity to work in the front office of an N.B.A. team and see the league I cover from a different angle,” Jenkins said in the announcement. A number of writers have crossed … [Read more...] about The Los Angeles Clippers Signed a Big Star. From Sports Illustrated.
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Sports NBAThe Los Angeles Clippers will reportedly drop Bruce Bowen as their TV analyst following remarks he made about Kawhi Leonard.According to sources quoted by ESPN, the franchise has told Fox Sports West it does not consider it appropriate to extend Bowen’s contract, which was due to be renewed before he made his comments on Leonard.Like any other NBA franchise, the Clippers play a significant role in deciding who networks hire as their analysts.A three-time NBA champion with the San Antonio Spurs and a former ESPN analyst, Bowen landed himself in hot water with the Clippers when he suggested Leonard was being “badly advised.”Recommended Slideshows76In Pictures: the Biggest Stadiums in the World51In Pictures: 50 Highest-Paid Athletes in the World32World's Most Valuable Sports TeamsThe 2014 NBA Finals MVP had revealed he wanted to leave San Antonio and move to Los Angeles, while the Clippers looked to set up a trade to acquire him."I think there's nothing but … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Clippers Drop Bruce Bowen After Kawhi Leonard Remarks
Shooting for the sky: Danilo Gallinari, a player for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, will travel to HCM City to participate in the Junior NBA Vietnam from June 22-24. (Photo: NBA) Gallinari was drafted sixth overall by the New York Knicks in the 2008 NBA Draft. The Junior NBA, the league’s global youth basketball participation programme for boys and girls, teaches fundamental skills as well as the core values of the game at the grassroots level in an effort to help grow and improve the youth basketball experience for players, coaches and parents. Born in Italy, he is one of 108 international players from a record 42 countries and territories who were on opening-night rosters for the 2017-18 NBA season. Gallinari averaged 15.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 2 assists per game in his first season with the Los Angeles Clippers. Gallinari will help coach 64 boys and girls selected from Regional Selection Camps in Hanoi and HCM City. “It’s … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Clippers basketballer to visit HCM City
Rivers was headed into the final year of his contract but will enter 2018 with more security as the Clippers' head man by Kyle Boone @Kyle__Boone 5m ago • 1 min read Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers won't enter the 2018 season as a lame duck. The organization announced Wednesday that it has agreed to a contract extension with its veteran coach; details of his extension were not disclosed."Doc is one of the top coaches in the NBA, coming off one of his finest seasons since joining the Clippers," Clippers chairman Steve Ballmer said. "We trust Doc to lead a competitive, tough, hard-working team while upholding a culture of accountability expected to resonate throughout the organization."Rivers is entering his 20th season an NBA head coach, and was set to begin 2018 on the final year of his contract. During his five-year tenure in L.A., he has produced a 259-151 record and is coming off a respectable 42-40 showing last season despite … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Clippers announce contract extension with coach Doc Rivers