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Why The Clippers Should Trade Chris Paul

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.01.2016 | Sports

If the Cavaliers can't win a title with LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love at the helm, then the Clippers certainly can't compete for one with ...

Jordan Schultz

Blame Doc Rivers For Clippers' Epic Collapse

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Sports

When you're the only team in the NBA not to have been to the conference finals since 1970, things usually don't go your way. In the case of the Los An...

Jordan Schultz

Blake Griffin Has Become A Bona Fide Superstar

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.12.2015 | Sports

Superstars are made in the playoffs, at least according to Paul Pierce. In a recent USA Today article, the Washington Wizards forward and future Hall ...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

Rich Robinson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year, Urban Outfitters sold a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absurdity.

How I'm Honoring My Mother, My #1 Fan, Who Passed Away 7 Years Ago Today

Matthew Kelly Barnes | Posted 01.27.2015 | Impact
Matthew Kelly Barnes

I promise you that whatever you are going through, giving back opens unprecedented doors. I still miss my mom every day, but when I see the smiles on the faces of the people that I help I know I am honoring her legacy.

Dave Chappelle Defends Donald Sterling

Posted 11.24.2014 | Black Voices

--Comedian Dave Chappelle shares his thoughts on former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling losing ownership of the NBA franchise due to a reco...

20 Things I Learned From Attending the Golden State Warriors Game

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 01.06.2015 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The Golden State Warriors are undefeated this season, 4-0, I attended the game on 11/5 at the Oracle Arena where they defeated the LA Clippers who eliminated them last season in the playoffs. Here are 20 things I learned.

Clippers' Powerful Hype Video Ushers In New Era

Posted 10.29.2014 | Sports

The Los Angeles Clippers are turning the page to a new era that no longer includes Donald Sterling. Clippers fans have a lot to be excited about w...

Jordan Schultz

Kevin Durant's Injury Puts Pressure on Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.28.2014 | Sports

NBA MVP Kevin Durant may miss up to 19 games with a broken bone in his foot, which will certainly have an impact on the Western Conference. The West i...

Just Imagine What The New Clippers Owner Will Be Like During The Regular Season

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Sports

If new Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer gets super excited for a preseason game, just imagine how entertaining he will be during the regular s...

Shelly Sterling Gets Some Ridiculous Perks In Clippers Sale

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Sports

You are not the No. 1 Los Angeles Clippers fan. Shelly Sterling holds that title, officially. That was just one of the perks that the estranged wi...

Donald Sterling Debacle: Shake Down or Shake Up?

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.09.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

Basketball is more than just a game; it is representative of what goes on in our nation on a larger scale. In so many areas we see businesses and corporations making tremendous profits from black buying power -- which is projected to reach $1.1 trillion in 2015. But how often do we see those same entities recruiting, hiring, and promoting from this same constituency?

Donald Sterling, the Rules of Racism, and White Saviors: Our Word Will Never Be Enough

Gyasi Ross | Posted 08.04.2014 | Black Voices
Gyasi Ross

Then this is a day of independence for all the munchkins And their descendants Yes, let the joyous news be spread The wicked old witch at last is dead...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/30/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.30.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Don't feel bad if your bid for the L.A. Clippers didn't win; you still have a chance to score with our latest Week to Week news quiz.

REPORT: Donald Sterling Ruled 'Mentally Incapacitated'

Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

Banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling was "found to be mentally incapacitated" by neurologists earlier in May, as first reported by ESPN's Ramona Shel...

Report: Former Microsoft CEO Agrees To Buy Clippers For $2 Billion

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has signed an agreement to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, The Los Angeles Times reporte...

What if the NBA Had a Black Commissioner in 1981?

Dave Hollander | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports
Dave Hollander

What if in 1981, when Sterling first bought into the league, the NBA commissioner had been African-American? Would a black NBA commissioner have specially sensed exactly who Sterling was? It could have happened.

REPORTS: Donald Sterling Agrees To Let Wife Negotiate Sale Of Clippers

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports

The NBA may be able to find new owners for the Los Angeles Clippers without a protracted legal battle with the current ones. Banned Clippers owner Don...

Magic Jokes About Sterling Situation

JOHN JACKSON|AP | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Magic Johnson joked about his involvement in the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Sunday while d...

Why the Clippers Didn't Win

Zach Wasser | Posted 07.17.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

In the NBA, a team needs at least two reliable shot-creators to win in the postseason -- players capable of manufacturing an open look for themselves or for a teammate at will. For LA, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin are those primary playmakers.

Sterling's Airball Apology

Bill McGowan | Posted 07.13.2014 | Media
Bill McGowan

There he was, slumped in his primetime hot seat, clinging to an ill-conceived game plan somebody must have given him. His so-called apology landed with all the finesse of a brick clanging off a backboard.

A Tale of Two Leagues: Don't Run from the Story, Own It

Jim Goldman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Sports
Jim Goldman

In one corner, the NBA, still reeling from the abhorrent, ugly comments from one of its owners -- a controversy of the highest order. In another corner, the National Football League, and the draft of its first openly gay player.

Donald Sterling: NBA Players Love Me

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.12.2014 | Sports

Along with claiming he isn't a racist and slamming Magic Johnson, banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made an unlikely claim about his t...

If the Clippers Win the NBA Championship Does Racism Win as Well?

Antonio Moore | Posted 07.12.2014 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

If the Clippers win the championship, as the franchise is handed the Larry O'Brien trophy, it signifies that consumerism has triumphed over morality. It makes it clear that we all just want to celebrate, even if the host we are celebrating with despises us.

The Don Sterling Apology That Didn't Happen

Jacquie Jordan | Posted 07.09.2014 | Media
Jacquie Jordan

I think the opportunity to say, "I'm sorry" and "I am wrong" is much easier when it is promptly admitted, then when it becomes cemented as a legacy.