Los Angeles Clippers Rumors
Two days after the Clippers suffered the season’s most damning loss, DeAndre Jordan stared down at assembled cameras and microphones. Amid a wild thicket of bed-head dreads, a patch of locks sprouted from his forehead, pointing upward like a cluster of daffodils. “It’s a struggle right now,” Jordan said Tuesday morning. “My hair is a representation of the struggle we’ve had.”
Glen “Big Baby” Davis says he’d love to have Ray Allen on board for the 2008 Boston Celtics reunion … but understands why some of the other guys think differently. We spoke with Davis outside Ace of Diamonds in L.A. Monday night about Rajon Rondo’s plan to reunite the ’08 title team this summer … minus 1/3 of the famous Big 3.
Gotham said the plans will be finalized over the summer. It was been well documented that Kevin Garnett and Rondo and to a lesser extent Pierce still have ill feelings about Allen’s decision to sign with the Miami Heat after the 2011-12 season for half the salary the Celtics offered.
Williams, 30, views Clippers reserve Jamal Crawford as an intriguing career template. Both rely on craftiness, range and a unique ability to score with minimal lift, which can foster career longevity. Crawford, 37, has long envisioned playing into his 40s. “Until the wheels fall off for us,” Williams told The Vertical. “I already have 12 [seasons] in the can. Forty for me probably would be a little farfetched, because of being in my 12th season, being 30. Forty would be, what, 22 seasons? “I don’t know if I got 22 seasons in me, but God willing, I’ll get close.”
Cuban couldn’t resist giving his opinion on Barea’s ejection from the Mavericks’ victory over the Clippers on Thursday night. Barea was called for a flagrant 2 foul for pushing Blake Griffin, a player with a 10-inch height advantage over Barea. “I just feel bad for Blake,” Cuban said. “It’s hard to come back from a knockout like that. We sent flowers to his family, condolences. I can only guess that he’s going to be drinking through a straw for a long, long time.”