Saturday, May 19, 2012

Clippers

  • The Los Angeles Clippers lost their third straight NBA Western Conference semifinal game on Saturday to the San Antonio Spurs, 96-86. The Clippers showed promise early, scoring 33 points to the Spurs' 11 in the first quarter.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • No team in NBA history has come back to win a playoff series after losing the first three games. That's exactly the position the Clippers find themselves in now.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • LOS ANGELES -- Nothing was going to rattle the calm, cool and collected Spurs. Not even a 24-point deficit.
  • (ESPN)
  • LOS ANGELES -- Clippers general manager Neil Olshey still had a smile on his face, which tells anyone who was at Staples Center on Saturday afternoon that it was still early.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • Hard to think of a better example of a veteran-loaded team handling an opposing team full of young stars in the NBA playoffs.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • LOS ANGELES – No one came out and said it directly, but the looks on the Clippers faces and the tones in their voices pointed to a pair of words.
  • (Orange County Register)
  • Coming into the second round series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers, everyone looked forward to the matchup of elite point guards in Tony Parker and Chris Paul.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • LOS ANGELES — Nothing was going to rattle the calm, cool and collected Spurs. Not even a 24-point deficit.
  • (Washington Post)
  • LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Clippers dont view this situation as a mountain they cant climb, despite the San Antonio Spurs owning a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals series.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • (CBS/AP) INDIANAPOLIS - LeBron James grabbed a seat on Miamis bench, lowered his head and stared down at the floor. Way down. The Heat are in a hole.
  • (CBS News)

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