L.A. Clippers owner’s son found dead

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The son of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was found dead in Malibu, California, according to Clippers Media Relations.

Scott Sterling, 32, was reported dead at 12:42 a.m. PT on Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

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L.A. Clippers star Chris Paul debuts new commercial (video)

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As you may have seen, yesterday, State Farm debuted a commercial starring NBA player Chris Paul. During the commercial, Paul assumes two roles: himself and his long-lost twin, Cliff Paul. The two lead completely different lives, but they share one common trait; both are “born to assist.”

Watch it after the jump

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L.A. Clippers do Halloween Haunted House (video)

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The video below showcases several LA Clippers during a recent visit to “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood.  As you’ll see from the video, Caron Butler, Trey Thompkins and Ryan Hollins literally “screamed” their way through one of “Halloween Horror Nights” scariest mazes, the Universal Monsters Remix, proving that not even NBA players are immune to terror!

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Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers teammates visit Playboy Mansion (gallery)

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Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul and some of his Clipper teammates visited the Playboy Mansion this past weekend, to attend the Playboy Golf Finals Pajama and Lingerie Party. 

Immediately following their 106 to 95 victory over the Utah Jazz – Ryan Gomes, DeAndre Jordan and Paul joined other NBA players for the event.  Andrew Goudelock, Matt Barnes and Darrius Morris from the Lakers, as well as New Jersey Nets MarShon Brooks were also in attendance.

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L.A. Clippers “Lob City” Ascension Comes Slowly

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The Los Angeles Clippers will always be defined as the second team in the nation’s second largest market. They share a home (Staples Center) with their NBA brethren Lakers and the Kings of the NHL.

Take a look at the banners and retired numbers displayed in the upper reaches of Staples: Lots of Lakers and Kings stuff, no Clippers stuff. Or go through the statue plaza at the main entrance. There are monuments to Laker legends Magic JOhnson, Chick Hearn, and Jerry West. The Kings have Wayne Gretzky in bronze; right by him is boxer Oscar de la Hoya.

The Clippers have……no one. That’s why you have to remember change comes slowly. With Chris Paul and Blake Griffin LAC has the best inside-outside combination in the game. But they also have a rough history to overcome.

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Ron Artest’s First Game as Metta World Peace: Lakers Fans React

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L.A. Lakers fans have plenty to worry about: their franchise Kobe Bryant has ligament strains that make him questionable at best for the opening Christmas Day game versus the Chicago Bulls. And off the court he’s getting taken to the cleaners financially in his divorce. Then there’s the Clippers, who are actually becoming a rival in Tinsel Town. Actually, expectations might be higher for the Clips than LAL.

And then there’s Ron Artest who officially became Metta World Peace last night. And the results weren’t pretty. To see such a marquee, expensive player struggling like this. Well both Ron Artest and Metta World Peace were trending on Twitter last night.

Here’s some of the best and most interesting reactions from Twitter that tell the story.

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Chris Paul Traded to L.A. Clippers for Gordon, Kaman, Aminu and Draft Pick

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The NBA has reached an agreement, in principle, to end the Chris Paul drama. Just ten days and change to the start of the season and CP3 didn’t even know what team he was going to be on. Yes, the Los Angeles Clippers will get to keep Blake Griffin, and still have one of the best point guards in the league.

According to the sources of Yahoo! Sports:

The league-owned New Orleans Hornets will receive guard Eric Gordon, center Chris Kaman, forward Al-Farouq Aminu and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ unprotected 2012 first-round pick in return for Paul.

As part of the deal, Paul has agreed to not opt out of his contract after this season – allowing the Clippers to keep him at least through the 2012-13 season.

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