Tough loss, but i was not expecting a win with a rusty cp3...Lakers barely won thanks to the unlikely Gluck-something bench guy and MWP showing up for the first time this season...I am sure we'll have more news when I get in the office tomorrow, but the clips have piled up already!
**Update** added a few more stories about last night's game(including KAs piece over at truehoop):
Pau Gasol downplays skirmish with Chris Paul - latimes.com
The teams say they don't have a rivalry, but as an incident between Pau Gasol and Chris Paul during the Lakers' 96-91 victory Wednesday over the Clippers demonstrates, they sure do act like it.
Clippers-Lakers: 5 things we saw - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN
1. There was an air of certitude coming from Pau Gasol following the Lakers' 96-91 win over the Clippers. It wasn't quite an I told you so, but he s
It was a funny time for a playoff feeling with a handful of days left in January, but the calendar was suddenly flipped several months ahead Wednesday at Staples Center .Rapid Reaction: Lakers 96, Clippers 91 - Los Angeles
Man alive, would this be a good playoff series. I mean, gooooooooooooooood. Here are five takeaways from the best game we've seen the Lakers play sin
Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol and Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul trade barbs - ESPN Los Angeles
If the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers didn't have a rivalry before Wednesday night, they certainly appear to have one now.
Lakers-Clippers rivalry gets intense, Bill Dwyre writes. - latimes.com
The Lakers-Clippers showdown at Staples Center on Wednesday clearly mattered, judging from the intensity of a game in which Kobe Bryant and friends eventually prevailed. Bill Dwyre column.
Love's deal celebrates the art of compromise | StarTribune.com
DALLAS - NBA owners haggled with players for months during testy labor negotiations last summer and fall, seeking a system that will allow small-market teams to retain their young stars for the long run
Gasol trying to get funny with cp3...
ain't having it kid...
Still think L.A.'s other team is a joke? A savvy G.M. - 01.30.12 - SI Vault
FINALLY, IT'S HIP TO BE A CLIP
CLIPPERS: CLIPPERS CELEBRATE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF ABA’S FOUNDING WITH NBA HARDWOOD CLASSICS
The Los Angeles Clippers, the NBA and adidas will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the American Basketball Association’s (ABA) founding with a series of games during the NBA Hardwood Classics series.
What are the odds that your favorite team will make the 2012 NBA Playoffs? Check out John Hollinger's power rankings, which rank NBA Playoff Odds by a team's performance thus far in the 2011-2012 season.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Guard Eric Gordon has turned down a four-year extension offer from the New Orleans Hornets, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Peter Guber and Joe Lacob beat out Larry Ellison to nab the always wounded Golden State Warriors for a record $450 million. Don’t laugh. They just got the best in basketball.
The jury may be out awhile on whether the new NBA collective bargaining agreement will work for small market clubs. But a long term commitment to Minnesota by Kevin Love is a good start.
see photosAndrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesClick for full photo gallery: The NBA's Billionaires A couple of years ago, the New Jersey Nets’ planned move to Brooklyn had that look of a pipe dream not ready to come true. Neighborhood activists had already been holding things up in legal bottlenecks. Once that [...]