John O'Connor

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Clippers rallying cry


The series isn't over. If the Clippers are the better team, they can win the final two games and win the series.

April 29th, 2014


I am not sure anyone expected that April 29th, 2014 would end up being one of the most historic days in the history of American professional sports, but that is exactly what happened when Adam...

The Clippers are not Donald Sterling


When the news began to trickle in over the weekend that Donald Sterling had made racist comments, my initial reaction was probably similar to that of most long time Clipper fans: Donald Sterling is...

Griffin -- Improving Superstar or One Trick Pony?


We're looking at the question of Blake Griffin's development as a player today. This is John O'Connor's take of Griffin's overall game. See also Steve Perrin's statistical analysis of Griffin's...

2013 Clippers Exit Interviews: Jamal Crawford


Jamal Crawford was a key member of the 2013 Clippers. What will be his role moving forward?

Clippers Exit Interviews: Caron Butler


Has Caron Butler played his last game in a Clippers Uniform?

Clippers 2013 Exit Interviews: Chauncey Billups


Will Mr. Big Shot be back with the Clippers in 2014?

What's next for the Clippers?


For the Los Angeles Clippers, the greatest season in franchise history was cut unexpectedly short. Now the team must decide how (and with whom) they will move forward, both next season and beyond.

Clippers Drop Critical Game 5 At Home to Memphis.


Zach Randolph continues dominant play leading Grizzlies to a game 5 victory at Staples Center

Clippers knock off injury riddled T'wolves


The Clippers began the infamous Grammy Road Trip with a win Wednesday night, downing the Injury riddled Timberwolves 96-90.

Clips Win Big against Spurs, 106-84

Clippers respond from back to back losses in a big way, cruising to victory against the previously unbeaten Spurs

2012-2013 Clipper Player Previews: Blake Griffin


Blake Griffin is already among the best players in the game. He has averaged over 20 points and 10 rebounds per game in each of his first two seasons. And he can get much, much better.

2012-2013 Clipper Player Previews: Grant Hill


Grant Hill has had a storied NBA career, and at 40 he has chosen to play at least one more season with the Clippers. He brings All NBA talent and experience to the team for one last shot at winning...

Breaking Down the NBA's Pacific Division


Pacific Division Previews- Where does your team rank? A team by team ranking of the Pacific Division.

A Look At the 2012-2013 Clippers


The Clippers had somewhat of a roster overhaul this summer; while the starting lineup is back for another run, the supporting cast is going to look very different. In addition to the roster...

2012 Clippers Exit Interviews: Eric Bledsoe

This is the eleventh of our Clips Nation "exit interviews" of the 2012 Los Angeles Clippers, an overview and analysis, player by player, of all 15 Clippers who finished the 2011-2012 season on...

2012 Clippers Exit Interviews: Randy Foye

Name: Randy Foye2011-2012 Key Stats: 11.0 PPG, 2.2 APG, 2.1 RPG, 25.9 MPG2012 Playoff Stats: 7.5 PPG, 2.0 RPG, 1.5 APG, 26.5 MPGAge: 28Years in the NBA: 6Years with the Clippers: 22011-2012 Salary:...

2012 Clipper Exit Interviews- Reggie Evans

Clippers 2012 Exit Interviews: Reggie Evans. Taking a look at the hard working Evans' 2012 season and his future with the Clippers.

My Clipper Road Trip, Sort Of


Ever followed your favorite teams playoff run while on a cross country road trip? A recap of the 2012 Clipper Playoff run from a fans perspective.

Los Angeles Clippers-101 Memphis Grizzlies-97. Clippers Hold Home Court with Overtime Victory


The Clippers hosted the Grizzlies in pivotal game 4 matchup Monday night. They now take a 3-1 lead heading into game 5 in Memphis.



In this year's MVP race, Lebron James will probably take home the hardware. Find out why the Clippers point guard Chris Paul is as valuable as they come, and should be given a serious look by this...

New York Knicks-99 Los Angeles Clippers 93. The Clippers Wrap Up Regular Season With Loss In Gotham


Clippers drop regular season finale against Knicks. 1st round matchup with Memphis looming.

Flagrant Disregard For The Game


Few players have endured more hard fouls over the last 2 years than Blake Griffin. Should the Clippers take matters into their own hands to protect their star forward?

Los Angeles Clippers-104 Denver Nuggets-98. Mile High Victory For The Clippers


The Los Angeles Clippers has been the hottest team in the league as of late. Would they have enough to take down the surging Denver Nuggets in Denver?

Memphis Grizzlies 94- Los Angeles Clippers-85. Too Little Too Late


Clippers comeback falls short on the road in Memphis. Western Conference Playoff Race just got more interesting.

7 Seconds Or Less In Lob City?


Would Mike D'Antoni be a good fit as next head coach of the Clippers? A look at how the 7 seconds or less innovator would fit in Lob City.

Los Angeles Clippers 97 New Orleans Hornets 85-Clippers Regaining Their Mojo?


The Clippers handled business tonight on their home floor, cruising to a victory against the shorthanded Hornets. The box score is here for anyone who missed it. More after the jump. No one is...

Los Angeles Clippers 96 Atlanta Hawks 82- A Sigh of Relief Across Clipper Nation


Clippers snap losing streak behind bench play of Mo WIliams, Eric Bledsoe

New Jersey Nets 101 Los Angeles Clippers 100. Breaking the Law.


New Jersey survives Clippers second half come back comeback as Farmar hits game winning 3.

Minnesota Timberwolves 109 Los Angeles Clippers 97. A Tale of Two Benches


Clippers drop a home game to the Rising T' Wolves at Staples. Griffin and Paul outshined by Beasley and WIlliams.

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