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Jayson Tatum looks for an opening against the Clippers
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Nick Friar
November 21, 2019 - 6:30 am
The Celtics lost a heartbreaker on Wednesday against the Clippers. But Boston has plenty to take from this game.
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Alex Reimer
July 01, 2017 - 2:47 pm
Blake Griffin probably saved the Clippers from a long spell of irrelevancy when he signed a five-year, $173 million extension with the team Friday. In a purported effort to thank Griffin for his loyalty, Clippers staff members likened the power forward to some of the greatest leaders and...
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Alex Reimer
June 19, 2017 - 10:33 am
In the past, the Celtics have experienced trouble luring big-time free agents to Boston. But it seems as if Blake Griffin is intrigued by the idea of playing on the parquet. In a recent interview on Barstool Sports' "Pardon my Take," the Clippers forward, who's set to become a free agent this...
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Paul Pierce
September 26, 2016 - 5:45 am
Paul Pierce kept it short, sweet and direct. He's retiring after this season. The soon-to-be 39-year-old announced on The Players' Tribune website Monday morning that after this season with the Clippers he will be retiring. He accompanied a story with a tweet reading: "It's time." There was...
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Isaiah Thomas couldn't find a way to clear the Clippers Monday night. (Richard Mackson-USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
March 28, 2016 - 10:35 pm
All effort and no execution will make for a losing formula every time on the road in the NBA. That was certainly the case Monday as the Celtics, fighting for playoff positioning at 43-31, allowed the Clippers to shoot a scorching 58.5 percent from the field in the first half while yielding a...
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Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko defends against Clippers forward Paul Pierce in the first half Monday. (Richard Mackson/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
March 28, 2016 - 9:43 pm
Doc Rivers could laugh about it after his team's 114-90 win over the Celtics on Monday night, but the moment Paul Pierce went down in the second quarter clutching his right knee, joking was the last thing from his mind. With just over two minutes left in the first half, Pierce drove to his left...
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Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas battles for the ball with Clippers guard Chris Paul in the first quarter Monday. (Richard Mackson/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
March 28, 2016 - 8:48 pm
There was no dramatic comeback this time against the Clippers. Just a mismatch. On Feb. 10 at TD Garden, the Celtics came back late in the fourth quarter to force overtime and win, 139-134. The Clippers repeated their offensive effort but the Celtics could not keep up Monday at Staples Center in a...
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart drives to the basket during last Monday's game against the Magic. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
March 26, 2016 - 10:10 pm
This might be just the second year in the NBA for 22-year-old Marcus Smart, but he's been around long enough now to know that you don't have to score to help your team win important games. Saturday night was such a night for the player who right know can't buy a shot. Smart finished just 2-of-7...
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January 26, 2016 - 5:33 am
[caption id="attachment_37679" align="alignright" width="150"] Blake Griffin [/caption] Clippers forward Blake Griffin reportedly suffered a fracture in his right hand and returned home early from his team's current road trip. According to ESPN's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne , Griffin sustained...
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