Tag Archives | Los Angeles Clippers

Rose Out As Bulls Begin Circus Trip In Los Angeles

Rip Hamilton was the Bulls starting shooting guard. Jimmy Butler had zero regular season minutes to his name. Chauncey Billups, Caron Butler and Kenyon Martin were all core rotation players for the Clippers. Derrick Rose had only missed six games in his NBA career. That’s how long it’s been since Rose and Chris Paul faced off […]

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Game 42: Chicago Bulls vs Los Angeles Clippers

The Bulls and Clippers meet in Chicago tonight in a battle between two teams who have suffered through numerous point guard injuries this season. The Bulls’ problems have been covered in detail here and elsewhere, while the Clippers has gone rather unreported of late. Since losing Chris Paul, the Clippers’ have lost Darren Collison – […]

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Game Recap: Clippers 94, Bulls 89

Right now, with Derrick Rose rehabbing his surgically repaired left knee and Rip Hamilton recovering from a torn plantar fascia in his left foot, the Clippers are a better team than the Bulls. They have a better record. They have more talent. That said, the Bulls still could have beaten them last night. But they […]

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Game 48 Recap: Bulls 106, Clippers 88

Back on December 18, the Clippers beat the Bulls in the United Center when Derrick Rose missed a potential game tying free throw with 0.8 seconds left. Rose never forgot it. In the 22 games since, Rose had gone 140-for-160 from the line. That’s a conversion rate of 87.5 percent. Quite a difference from his career […]

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Bulls-Clippers Preview

L.A. Clippers Status Check: Record: 19-28 Division: 7-4 Conference: 13-21 Home Record: 16-13 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: 2 wins Last game: Won 105-98 vs. Bucks PPG: 99.5 (12th) Opponents PPG: 101.4 (19th) Offensive Rating: 107.0 (16th) Defensive Rating: 109.0 (20th) Pace: 92.4 (14th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .499 (13th) Turnover Percentage: .149 (28th) Defensive Rebound Percentage: […]

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Guest Post: The Clippers debacle

This loss was both poetic, and good for the Bulls. It was poetic because they played poorly, yet were in a position to win (or extend the game to overtime) precisely because they were facing the worst free-throw shooting team on the league. Yet they failed because they, too, stink at the line. At the […]

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Clippers-Bulls preview

Los Angeles Clippers Status Check: Record: 5-21 Division: 2-3 Conference: 5-15 Road Record: 0-11 Last game: Lost 105-91 @ Philadelphia Last 10 Games: 2-8 PPG: 95.6 (22nd) Opponents PPG: 101.8 (20th) Offensive Rating: 103.0 (24th) Defensive Rating: 109.6 (20th) Pace: 91.8 (17th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .482 (22nd) Turnover Percentage: .155 (29th) Defensive Rebound Percentage: .747 (12th) Offensive […]

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