Kevin Arnovitz

  • NBA writer for since 2008
  • Former contributor and editor at NPR
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    The trouble with Vinny Del Negro

    Expectations for the Clippers have accelerated at a pace too fast for Del Negro.

    If the Clippers keep winning, identity isn't going to become an issue.

    Are the Clippers the best in the West?

    How do the Clippers match up with the best of the Western Conference?

    Looking beyond the Clippers' surge

    Clippers have looked great, but questions remain about depth and a defensive stopper.

    Blake Griffin evolves on hero's journey

    Perceptions of Blake Griffin have changed as his game has evolved.

    A note of encouragement for Mo Williams

    Once he sees some wins, Mo Williams will be OK with his role on the Clippers.

    Uneven start to season of high hopes

    Clippers not satisfied with their opening effort.

    Time is now for Vinny Del Negro

    Support for Vinny Del Negro will be plentiful, but patience will be in short order.

    No guarantees

    The Clippers' Blake Griffin faces season-ending surgery.

    Is it in them?

    Clippers must dig deep to raise their level of play

    Clippers struggle to settle on a style

    Davis wants to improvise; Dunleavy wants to play textbook.

    Future Tense

    With Blake Griffin due to return soon, the Clippers are all about what happens next.

    Clippers stop the unstoppable

    Defensive stand helps Clippers cap off impressive week.

    Clippers take Roy out of equation

    Clippers find way on defense in win over Trail Blazers.

    Clippers missing Kaman's presence

    With Chris Kaman sidelined by a back injury, the Clippers are finding out how much they miss him.

    Clippers excel but still lose to Cavs

    The Clippers did just about everything right but still fell short to the Cavaliers.

    Kaman's return lifts Clippers

    Chris Kaman's return and a date with the Nets help the Clippers rebound.

    Baron takes over

    Baron Davis put the Clippers on his back in win over Bulls.

    Expectations too high

    Mike Dunleavy is no longer the Clippers' coach in part because he set the standards too high.

    Teachable moments

    Five things we learned about the Clippers during their long road trip.

    The new loss ... same as the old loss

    The Clippers were flat in the debut of new coach Kim Hughes and it showed in a rout by the San Antonio Spurs.

    Indispensable Kaman gets All-Star nod

    Chris Kaman has developed into one of the most versatile centers in the league.

    They can barely walk, much less run

    The Clippers are running. The result? Three losses by more than 10 points

    Many facets to Camby deal for Clippers

    Marcus Camby's trade to the Portland Trail Blazers will affect the Clippers on a number of fronts.

    Clippers' player procession falling in line

    After a midseason overhaul, the new-look Clippers seem to be meshing well.

    Who should coach the Clippers?

    The Clippers have yet to answer who will be their leader on the court.

    Lawler is Clippers fans' best friend

    Longtime announcer has made the losing almost bearable.

    Who can best handle young Clippers?

    Who's the best coach for the Clippers' young talent?

    Expectations raised for Clippers

    Even with Blake Griffin and a bevy of young talent, the Clippers have work to do.

    Clippers take calculated risk for Paul

    Winning is the way the Clippers lock up Chris Paul and Blake Griffin long term.

    Blake Griffin is key in CP3 stakes

    Blake Griffin could be the Clippers' biggest chip in luring Chris Paul.