Serge Ibaka agrees to deal with Clippers

From Joseph Rucker of B/R: Veteran big man Serge Ibaka has agreed to join the Los Angeles Clippers, Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic reported Saturday night. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Ibaka enjoyed a bit of a renaissance one season ago as the Toronto Raptors won an NBAchampionship. He averaged 15.0 points and 8.1 rebounds while shooting 52.9 percent from the floor. Head coach Nick Nurse decreased his role a bit in the playoffs, when teams are often relying on smaller lineups. Ibaka remained effective, though. He averaged 16.2 points and 10.3 rebounds per…

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Montrezl Harrrell agrees to 2-year, $19 Million deal with Lakers

from Tyler Conway of Bleacher Report: The Los Angeles Lakers and forward Montrezl Harrell reportedly agreed to a deal, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. Agent Rich Paul confirmed the terms of the deal to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski: two years and $19 million with an option for the second season. The Lakers used the mid-level exception on the deal. Harrell spent the last three seasons with the Clippers, emerging as one of the NBA‘s best bench players. He averaged 18.6 points and 7.1 rebounds last season while providing energy off the bench for an L.A. Clippers team that reached…

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Denver sends the Clippers packing 104-89

It has been said that the NBA is a make-or-miss league, and Tuesday night that was amongst many lessons the Los Angeles Clippers learned the hard way. Once again their second half offence let them down, as the scored just 33 points over the final 24 minutes, including missing their first ten field goal attempts of the fourth quarter. The offensive aided a Denver Nuggets team, that frankly didn’t need much help, in defeating them 104-89. The Nuggets’ victory completed an improbable comeback from down 3-1. As the first half…

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Clips Lou Williams seen in Magic City after leaving NBA campus

When Clippers sixth man left the NBA campus Friday for personal reasons ,while newsworthy, we ultimately hoped that whatever issue was deemed by Williams as serious enough to necessitate his departure would work itself out. However the plot has thickened. Lou Williams apparently subscribes to the PacMan Jones axion of “ain’t nothin wrong with goin to the skrip club.” That’s right, the Clippers star went to the shake joint. While this was have a degree of hilarity under normal circumstances, as we are still in the throes of a global…

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Lou Williams leaves NBA campus

According to The Los Angeles Times’ Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Clippers sixth man Lou Williams has left the NBA campus on Friday. Multiple reports have cited personal reasons as the cause of the sudden departure , but Greif adds that Williams is expected to return to campus soon. Williams is not the only Clipper player absent from the NBA campus. Montrezl Harrell left last week to deal with an emergency family matter, starting lead guard Patrick Beverly left Orlando Tuesday due to a personal matter. The Clippers will play their…

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Turner to work out for Los Angeles Clippers in lieu of buyout

Evan Turner is going to workout for the Los Angeles Clippers Saturday, according to a report for from Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. Though Turner is still under contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the club gave him its blessing, as a buyout is in the works. Since being taken with the number two overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft, Turner has played with the 76ers, Pacers, Celtics, Trail Blazers and Hawks and has career averages of 9.7 points and 4.6 rebounds per game.

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Montrezl Harrell: “We’re not a great team”

After an uninspiring performance that led to a 140-114 beat down from the Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers big man Montrezl Harrell did not mince words. He told the reporters this team “still has to figure things out”, amongst other things he had to say, per Tomer Azaly of Clutchpoints.

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Patrick Beverley says he’d lock up James Harden

Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley is never one who has been one short on confidence. He is a dogged and tenacious defender who can guard the opponent’s best perimeter player. So after making what proved the be game sealing play in the Clippers/Lakers Christmas clash ( on Lebron James, of all people) , Beverley was understandably hyped and let a fan know what he’d do to James Harden.

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Kawhi’s Christmas Eve is none of your business

A reported asked Kawhi Leonard to describe his Christmas Eve and he let them know it was not for them and wanted to keep it private. Just another reason why we are a big Kawhi house here at Sneakershoptalk.

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Patrick Beverley a no go against the Thunder

According to Jovan Buha of The Athletic, Los Angeles Clippers point guard will not be available for the team’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a sore right groin. Buha adds that big man JaMychal Green will be back in the lineup and that Landry Shamet may get the start for Beverley.

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