Baker brings skills clinics to Japan

May 20, 2016

Baker brings skills clinics to Japan

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Internationally renowned basketball skill guru Ganon Baker came to Japan earlier this month to teach local boys and girls some of the drills and techniques required to elevate a player’s game. At an event in Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, which was the final of five ...

Paul, Clippers scorch Spurs

Feb 19, 2016

Paul, Clippers scorch Spurs

Chris Paul poured all his emotion from a long, difficult day into his night job, willing his team to victory while playing a game-high 37 minutes. Paul had 28 points and 12 assists hours after attending a funeral in Oklahoma, and the Los Angeles ...

Griffin sidelined after breaking hand in fight with friend

Jan 27, 2016

Griffin sidelined after breaking hand in fight with friend

Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member during a road trip. The star forward underwent a procedure and was treated by an orthopedic surgeon after returning early to ...

Clippers edge Pistons in OT

Dec 15, 2015

Clippers edge Pistons in OT

Doc Rivers considers himself a fairly good NBA coach, but he wasn’t even going to pretend that he was responsible for the Los Angeles Clippers’ 105-103 overtime win against the Detroit Pistons on Monday. “That was crazy,” he said of the game’s finish. “I ...

Aug 28, 2014

Clippers give Rivers five-year extension

Doc Rivers is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers for another five years. In Steve Ballmer’s first big move since taking over as the new owner, he gave Rivers a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Ballmer said Wednesday it was one of his ...

Rivers claims win in return

Dec 12, 2013

Rivers claims win in return

Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston. The coach who led the Celtics to the 2008 NBA title returned for the first time with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night and beat Boston 96-88. Jamal Crawford scored 21 points, hitting a pair ...

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Move by Rivers once unimaginable

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Duck, duck your head! Pigs are flying! They have to be. The Clippers, the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA, the team that has been an NBA punch line for ineptitude, incompetence and penury for three decades, agreed to hire the league’s most in-demand ...

Mar 7, 2011

Dealing with population trends

Preliminary findings in the 2010 census released Feb. 25 by the internal affairs ministry underline the overall trend of a shrinking and graying population as well as a demographic imbalance characterized by a population rise in a few prefectures and a population drop in ...

May 13, 2007

Lay it to rest

It’s time that all this Yasukuni Shrine, Kimigayo and textbook-revision nonsense was laid to rest. Every Japanese, man, woman and child should be made to realize that without the blood spilled by the Allies in World War II, Japan today, would be a fanatical, ...