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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, drives around Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith.

No longer just a dunker, Griffin emerges as playoff star

Every NBA fan knows Blake Griffin, resident dunk-monster of Lob City. His one-handed jams have been fodder for highlight reels since his pro career began five years ago. This playoff season, Griffin is showing a […]

05/16/2015

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Kobe Bryant tweets respect to Blake Griffin, but still bleeds gold

We’re assuming that Kobe Bryant was watching Game 6 last night at 9:30 p.m. when he tweeted that Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin has grown tremendously, adding the hashtag #respect. When ESPN writer […]

05/15/2015

Los Angeles Clippers Chris Paul (left) and Blake Griffin

Ralph Lawler: The Clippers are as desperate as the Rockets to end this thing

Legendary broadcaster of the Los Angeles Clippers Ralph Lawler joins The Home Team weekdays at 7:30 a.m. As the Clippers get ready for Game 5 against the Houston Rockets tonight, Ralph previews the game by starting with the Rockets […]

05/12/2015

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Magic Johnson gives major endorsement to Clippers

We’ll let Magic Johnson’s Tweets speak for themselves. We put them in chronological order to make it easy for you to follow along:  

05/11/2015

Kyrie Irving, Derrick Rose, Stephen Curry

Pass first? Point guards look to show you can score and win

Bob Cousy, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas set the standard for championship point guards, winning mostly by setting up their teammates even though they were capable scorers. Stephen Curry, Derrick Rose and Kyrie Irving are […]

05/06/2015

Stephen Curry, Chris Paul

List of all NBA Most Valuable Players

2015 — Stephen Curry, Golden State 2014 — Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City 2013 — LeBron James, Miami 2012 — LeBron James, Miami 2011 — Derrick Rose, Chicago 2010 — LeBron James, Cleveland 2009 — LeBron […]

05/04/2015

Chris Borland

Jarrett Bell: For every Chris Borland, there are 500 guys lining up for an NFL shot

The reaction regarding NFL players retiring, specifically 49ers linebacker Chris Borland’s surprising retirement after only one season (read the story here), came yesterday in a statement from NFL Senior VP of Health & Safety Policy Jeff Miller, […]

03/18/2015

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Magic Johnson calls out Jim Buss of the Lakers

Hall of Famer and Lakers legend Magic Johnson had some harsh words for Jim Buss, who is running the basketball operations for the Lakers, and the way that he has put the current roster together. […]

02/12/2015

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Wojnarowski: “Magic Johnson is protecting Byron Scott.”

Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski joined The Home Team after Magic Johnson encouraged the Los Angeles Lakers to “tank” the season, and said that the Lakers legend is protecting his good friend Byron Scott […]

12/11/2014