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L.A. Natives Star in New Show L.A. Clippers Dance Squad

This past Tuesday the “L.A. Clippers Dance Squad” docu-series premiered on E! The eight-episode series follows the lives of seven women who are members of the “Clippers Spirit” dance team. Among the seven is three-year veteran Clippers dancer Candace Washington and rookie Blair Kim. “When you come to a game or you see on TV, you only see what’s on the court,” Washington said. “You get to see all the behind the scenes details of what it takes to be on the team, the ins and outs of staying on the team and our lives on and off the court.”

Clippers Help Give Glasses to Students in Inglewood Schools

The Los Angeles Clippers Foundation collaborated with the non-profit organization Vision to Learn to provide free glasses to students who need them in the Inglewood School District. To introduce the partnership, on January 19, Clippers players Paul Pierce and Chris Paul visited Pierce’s Alma Mater Inglewood High School to distribute glasses to Inglewood students in need. “I don’t want to always be labeled as somebody who just helps another kid play basketball. How can you make a difference in another kid’s life education-wise?” said Pierce. “I’ve been able to do those things throughout my career and that is the thing

Clippers Coach is Honored By YMCA

Los Angeles Clippers Head coach Glenn “Doc” Rivers received the Brotherhood Award from the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles and delivered the keynote address during the organization’s 45th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Brotherhood Breakfast on Friday. YMCA presented Rivers with this award for his service to marginalized youth in the Los Angeles Area. The Los Angeles Clippers Foundation recently donated $1 million and made a five-year commitment to the organization. The funding and commitment also includes the implementation of the Jr. Clippers Youth Basketball Program, beginning this Spring. The basketball program will be available in 26 locations across

Olden Polynice Gives Voice to Haitians and the Disabled

Former NBA player Olden Polynice overcame having a physical disability growing up and went on to play professional basketball for 17 years. Polynice has also become an Ambassador for the nation of Haiti and people living with disabilities. Polynice represented for the 31 Days Foundation in order to help expose the importance of people with disabilities gaining employment. “It’s all about bringing awareness to employers to hire individuals with disabilities no matter what the disability,” said Polynice. “Our belief is there’s a gem out there somewhere.” Polynice, a native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was appointed by the country’s President to promote

Los Angeles Clippers Host Media Day 2015

Soon and very soon, DeAndre Jordan will hoop it up for the Los Angeles Clippers, a sight that almost wasn’t. But on Friday, September 25 at the Los Angeles Clippers Playa Vista training facility, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan were poised and posed for the 2015-16 season. In case you didn’t know, the LA Clippers are deep, very deep. With the signing of newcomers Paul Pierce, Lance Stephenson, Josh Smith, Wesley Johnson, Pablo Prigioni, and Cole Aldrich, coupled with sixth man of the year, Jamal Crawford, and Austin Rivers, you have what Smith calls, the “bench mob.” The