After just one game of the Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Western Conference Semifinal series, some Las Vegas oddmakers have already declared Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the upstart Clippers franchise finished.
Going into Game 2 on Thursday night, pregame.com has pronounced the Spurs chances of defeating LA at a whopping 97 percent.
The folks at pregame.com must have really been blown away by San Antonio’s 108-92 thrashing in Game 1.
By the way, the website’s feelings towards the other LA NBA team are not much better.
Detroit Tigers 1B Prince Fielder may never win a Mr. Universe competition, but the rotund lefty slugger does possess the remarkable talent of never ever missing a day at the office.
Fielder’s Wednesday night start versus the Minnesota Twins marked his 218th consecutive game played.
In fact, the 5-11, 275 lbs. big man has taken the field in 545 of the last 546 Major League games played.
The only game Fielder missed during this noteworthy stretch took place back in September of 2008, when the then Milwaukee Brewer was sidelined for one game, after catching a bout of the flu from his kids.
Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul has quickly ensconced himself in the lifestyle of Los Angeles. After arriving, amid much fanfare, from the New Orleans Hornets in December, Paul and the high flying Blake Griffin have propelled the Clippers into one of the most intriguing teams in the entire NBA.
With thoughts of spending the next several seasons with the continually improving LA team, Paul elected to make a major real estate purchase in one of the world’s swankiest areas.
In January, the Wake Forest alum bought the Bel Air home of recording artist Avril Lavigne, for the hefty sum of $8.5 million.
Tuesday, basketball hall of famer/Brooklyn (NY) native Chris Mullin appeared on “The Michael Kay Show,” which airs every weekday on ESPN Radio New York.
During the segment, the former Golden State Warriors and St. John’s legend was asked if he would have converted from a New York Knicks fan to a Brooklyn Nets fan, if the now former New Jersey based team had relocated to the borough of Brooklyn during his childhood.
The famous lefty sharpshooter offered a quick, one word response to the question.