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April 1, 2015 Updates

The Clippers currently are seeded fifth in the Western Conference and are fighting for home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, but Blake Griffin doesn't believe home court will be much of an advantage if Tuesday night's 110-106 loss to the Golden State Warriors is any indication. "Home-court advantage is just not there for us," Griffin said after the game. "If that's how it feels in the playoffs, it's not looking good." ESPN.com

Warriors fans made Staples Center sound more like Oracle Arena on Tuesday night. They loudly cheered every made basket by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, and chanted, "M-V-P" when Curry was at the free throw line, causing several Clippers players to look up into the stands and shake their heads. "I don't know what we could do, but it would be great if it wasn't that way," said Griffin, who had 40 points in the loss. "It's kind of like when we play the Lakers. I don't know, maybe worse. It's one of those things where it would be great if it wasn't like that." ESPN.com

Warriors center Andrew Bogut said he didn’t have a good live look of the memorable move Stephen Curry put on Chris Paul, but figured the Internet would help him out with that one. “I’m sure there’s going to be a lot of memes,” Bogut said. “So I’m looking forward to getting on Instagram and Twitter and seeing exactly what they’re doing on the Photoshop because there’s a lot of antics that were going behind the bench when it happened, and it was a hell of a play by Steph.” Contra Costa Times

Jamal Crawford went through a full workout on Tuesday before the Los Angeles Clippers played the Golden State Warriors and is nearing a return to the court. Crawford will travel with the team this week during their two-game road trip to Portland and Denver but is not expected to play, sources told ESPN.com. If Crawford continues to progress the plan is for Crawford to return next week when the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers on April 7, sources said. ESPN.com

The latest bit of verbal jousting came before the Clippers fell to the Warriors 110-106 on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Rivers, the second-year coach of the Clippers, said he could understand why Draymond Green, who has inflammation in his shins, wasn't playing in the fourth and final meeting of the season between the two teams. "That was pretty predictable; they didn't want to take the risk of going 2-2 [in the season series] with their regular guys," Rivers said. "You could pretty much predict they weren't going to play everybody." ESPN.com

"Oh, is that right?" Kerr, in his first year as Warriors coach, said with a chuckle when Rivers' quote was relayed to him. "Either that or we have a nine-game lead and a couple guys banged up. Somewhere in there." ESPN.com

March 31, 2015 Updates

Not 48 hours after the shirts went on sale, Green put an end to it and reiterated that he had “the utmost respect” for Rivers. “A former player, he’s one of the guys who paved the way for me,” Green said. “So I respect all former players. And he’s a champion. He’s proved over the course of time his worth. “I took the shirts down because I know at the end of the day it’s all fun and games. With doing the T-shirt line, if something catches, you use it. But I just knew people would try to make it out to be more than it really is, so I took it down. People try to make it as if I don’t respect Doc.” San Jose Mercury-News

March 30, 2015 Updates

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