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The Daily Clipper – Monday Edition

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Don’t be sad that your weekend is over! It’s just one more day closer to the NBA playoffs! To help you pass the time, here’s some Clippers/NBA related news.

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In case you missed it (which I did!), here's Christ Paul doing Chris Paul things...

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Quick note: I find it amazing that DWill basically gets under CP3’s legs, much like some other superstar had last week, but without the leg kick to attract a foul, and he stil double clutches AND makes it!! Sign him Roser!!

Basketball a game of starts and stops for Clippers' Willie Green - latimes.com

Local NBA playoff picture has gotten much dimmer - latimes.com

Los Angeles Clippers Blog – News, Commentary for NBA Clipper Fans " 1st Round Playoffs Survival Guide
The Los Angeles Clippers are in quite a peculiar situation when it comes to postseason seeding.

Los Angeles Clippers Blog – News, Commentary for NBA Clipper Fans " Clips Quips: Nets post-game

Some good post game interviews from clipperblog.com

Keeping Score - Chris Paul, the Clippers' Game Changer - NYTimes.com
Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers is the rarest of stars: he makes a massive contribution to his team while being one of the N.B.A.’s most efficient players.

Billups out; Bledsoe, Turiaf return - Los Angeles Clippers Blog - ESPN Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Ronny Turiaf will return to the lineup Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets while Cha

Vinny Del Negro, Blake Griffin expect Los Angeles Clippers' defense to improve - ESPN Los Angeles
Los Angeles Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro believes his team's defense will get better over the final 13 games of the season, although his reasoning is based largely on how poor their defense has been of late.

Clippers in need of revival on defense | clippers, look, things - Sports - The Orange County Register
Vinny Del Negro is optimistic the Clippers can improve defensively.

Increased playing time, increased production for Jordan |- Sports - The Orange County Register
After the Clippers beat Brooklyn on Saturday night at Staples Center, DeAndre Jordan found himself in the middle of a fairly large media scrum.

Lamar Odom, Kris Humphries take all-Kardashian jump ball
Lamar Odom and Kris Humphries put aside family feuds for a congenial jump ball.

Clippers lock in higher playoff position than Lakers - latimes.com
It was only a matter of time, but the Clippers (48-22) locked in a higher playoff seeding than the Lakers (36-34) with their 101-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday.

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An interesting story on Corey Maggette's year in Detroit:

Detroit Pistons' Corey Maggette understandably bewildered by three-month benching with no end | MLive.com
COLUMN: Maggette hasn't played a game since Dec. 15, even though he has been healthy throughout that time, and the youth-movement explanation from head coach Lawrence Frank constitutes a glaring mixed message.