1. Los Angeles Clippers: Can the Best Team in LA Ever Get the Respect It Deserves?

    I'm not old. Nothing about me feels or really even looks old. Yet, my kids are constantly reminding me that I am, in fact, old...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 2 years ago 718 reads 2 comments

  2. Chris Paul Invokes Old Los Angeles Clippers Mantra, Only This Time It's True

    I had to laugh recently when I read Chris Paul's comment, as reported by the Orange County Register . He was asked if tonight's game against the defending champion Miami Heat was a measuring stick for his upstart Clippers...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 2 years ago 1,369 reads 4 comments

  3. Phil Jackson Is the Obvious but Not the Right Choice for the Los Angeles Lakers

    Sometimes the obvious choice isn't the best one. Franchises in the NBA have seen this truth played out over and over, most noticeably the Trail Blazers of Portland. They had the second pick in the 1984 draft, which was loaded with talented players...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 2 years ago 2,377 reads 6 comments

  4. Los Angeles Clippers: Bledsoe Said It Then Backed It Up as Clippers Coast

    Eric Bledsoe was right as it turns out. I admit to being a bit put off by what the 22-year-old point guard of the Los Angeles Clippers had to say recently. It's not at all what he said, but the timing of the statement...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 2 years ago 763 reads 10 comments

  5. Los Angeles Clippers: Forget Best in LA, This Team Can Be the Best, Period

    Back in September, after the Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers had completed their incredible offseason overhauls, I wrote an article in which I proclaimed that the Clippers would best the Lakers this season...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 2 years ago 1,030 reads 30 comments

  6. Los Angeles Clippers: A Season with High Expectations Starts Tonight

    Three things we no longer see in the NBA : great nicknames, bell bottom pants and immediate success. Gone are the days of Ice Man, Magic , Microwave and The Rifleman. Today's stars are Tim, Blake, Kevin and Chris...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 2 years ago 612 reads 1 comments

  7. The Los Angeles Clippers Will Best the Lakers This Year, Take It to the Bank

    Regardless of your basketball allegiance, you have to feel bad for the Clippers . This off-season was the busiest, and arguably the best, in franchise history for the other team in Los Angeles...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about over 2 years ago 4,544 reads 162 comments

  8. Los Angeles Clippers Rebounding Concerns Are Exaggerated in a Weird NBA Season

    Did anyone really think this would be business as usual in the NBA ? Let's start the season with an end to a lengthy lockout that felt more forced on both sides than agreed upon...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about almost 3 years ago 340 reads 4 comments

  9. Los Angeles Clippers: A Tale of Two Teams, One Jekyll the Other Hyde

    Four games into this, the most highly anticipated season in the history of the Los Angeles Clippers , and one thing is crystal clear: this club is good. Except, when it isn't all that good...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about almost 3 years ago 381 reads 2 comments

  10. Los Angeles Clippers: Lob City Is Looking More Like Sob City

    Champions rebound after tough losses. Champions compete in every game, in every quarter. Champions are more team than individuals. These Los Angeles Clippers aren't champions...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about almost 3 years ago 1,060 reads 19 comments

  11. Los Angeles Clippers: Despite What You Have Heard, Their Season Starts Today

    Now that the dust has settled on Lob City, it's time to take a step back and examine this year's Clippers a little closer. Gone are the two preseason games against the Lakers and the "official" season opener against the much-improved Warriors ...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about almost 3 years ago 712 reads 9 comments

  12. Los Angeles Clippers: The Team Is Good Now, Here's What's Needed to Become Great

    It's pretty incredible to consider that the Clippers ' 2011 offseason was not only one of the most busy for the franchise, but for any franchise in the history of the NBA . The Clippers and offseason typically meant, well, off- season...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 3 years ago 733 reads 0 comments

  13. Chris Paul to Clippers: It's Official, CP3 to LAC Makes Them the Best Team in LA

    Well, that took awhile. After enough NBA shuckin' and Clipper jivin' to last a few off seasons, the deal is done . Chris Paul is a Los Angeles Clipper...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 3 years ago 925 reads 8 comments

  14. Los Angles Clippers: CP3 Deal Is Off! Whats Next for the Clippers?

    David Stern strikes again! According to Yahoo Sports , the deal that would have sent CP3 to the Clippers is off. This time, Stern didn't explicitly block the deal, he just made the demands too high for the Clippers to pull the trigger...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 3 years ago 416 reads 0 comments

  15. Los Angeles Clippers: CP3 Trade Would Set Some Interesting Things into Motion

    I remember my dad telling me stories about his childhood. He remembers in the mid 1930's when the first electric street light was installed...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 3 years ago 447 reads 0 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers: CP3 Is a Huge Fail Unless He's Part 1 of a Two-Part Plan

    Wow, what a day to be a Los Angelino. I've been writing for Bleacher Report for going on two years and have never written three articles in one day. I mostly covered the Clippers, of course, and back then there wasn't all that much to write about...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 3 years ago 1,145 reads 0 comments

  17. Los Angeles Clippers: Adding Caron Butler to the Mix Makes Them West Favorites

    Caron Butler is a Clipper. Remember back when the combination of " Clippers " and "free agent" were only combined when news broke of a Clipper player leaving , not coming . Those days are gone...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 3 years ago 1,102 reads 0 comments

  18. Los Angeles: The December 2011 Sports Capital of the World

    Remember back in 2001 when baseball's playoff season was delayed due to the September 11 attacks pushing World Series games into November? That series pitted the New York Yankees against the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 3 years ago 223 reads 4 comments

  19. Los Angeles Clippers: Blake Griffin's Latest Accomplishment Is Magical

    Forget the slam dunk contest —the talk of free agents actually considering the Clippers or *gasp* discussions about a deep playoff run, today's announcement that the Clippers ...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about 3 years ago 954 reads 6 comments

  20. Los Angeles Clippers: Despite the Cavaliers Luck, Clippers Made the Right Move

    Take a trip with me back to the wonderful world of junior high. Everyone is going through "changes," boundaries are being drawn and girls you used to think were annoying were suddenly...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about over 3 years ago 2,130 reads 64 comments

  21. Los Angeles Lakers: Picking Right Coach Is Critical; Best Candidate Is Obvious

    So, is it okay if I toss out an opinion about the Lakers ? As a former Featured Columnist for the Clippers , I have rarely dipped my toes into purple and gold water, but this coaching vacancy has forced me to to chime in...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about over 3 years ago 2,272 reads 35 comments

  22. L.A. Lakers: Lakers Demolition in Dallas Improves Clippers Legacy in Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers . These two franchises have been joined at the hip, for better or worse, since the Clippers decided to call Staples home...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about over 3 years ago 960 reads 10 comments

  23. NBA Blocks, Bricks and Buckets: Recapping the Original Reality TV Show

    I heard someone once refer to sporting events as the original reality TV. Great analogy. The Association is full of drama, letdowns, sex, lies and videotape...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about almost 4 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  24. Los Angeles Clippers Movie Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Good, The Bad and The Ugly was a 1966 spaghetti western film starring Clint Eastwood. The plot revolves around three gunslingers competing to find buried gold...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about almost 4 years ago 558 reads 6 comments

  25. Los Angeles Clippers: Can They Overcome the Sterling Stigma?

    You know how sometimes a certain event in life can define a person for the rest of their lives? Take Steve Bartman, for example. Poor guy is a decent person, I'm sure. Pays his bills on time, is good to his family, etc...

    Jose Salviati Written by Jose Salviati about almost 4 years ago 482 reads 5 comments