Clippers Scrimmage Game On October 9th @ 530pm (P. 2)

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ohwtf
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According to my ticket rep, Vanessa, apparently the clippers have decided to exclude the general public from this event! Well the time has come I guess where the real fans aren't fans at all, sorta like the Lakers would play it, now I guess the time has come to exclude all but the well off who can buy season seats only. I have been to both previous events, and Niether time has the Galen center been over 75 o/o full, ESPECIALLY THE WEEKDAY GAME they had !!! If they were afraid of not having enough seats, they should have had....

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That sounds good to me. My schedule is basically free in the late afternoon and evening. I am trying to get a viewing party set up at Dave & buster's at Ontario mills for all....

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Clippersfan86
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I'm in for the Ontario Mills meet. Until school starts in January I can even do it weekly or every other week probably if it's at the Mills.

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is anyone else giving away tickets for the scrimmage???

ms_davis
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I just called the Galen Center. It's definitely season ticket holders only. Sad

MartyKahn
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If you pay all that money for season tickets, you should get little perks. Clips are a business, can't blame them. But those scrimmages being free were good promotion to attract new fans. You can always give STHs some event to meet players or some behind the scenes thing

Clippersfan86
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Anybody going please take some notes for us and share! We would be so grateful. Tell us who looked focused, any player interactions... anything that stands out basically.

ms_davis
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In the past, the first however many season ticket holders through the door got wristbands to take pics with and get autographs from the players after the scrimmage.

ricktheclip
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Hello all so sad I have taken my son to the past two events and its been so fun. If any season holders aren't planning in going id love and appreciate to accept your passes. Have a great day.

Clippersfan86
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That's pretty awesome, didn't know that.

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Will do 86. I'm at the Galen center standing by waiting for them to let us in

Clippersfan86
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You're awesome Page, appreciate it. I mainly want the inner scoop into player interaction, who seems to be the leader etc haha. Like personality related stuff. Blake looked just as timid as ever last preseason game, I'll be so disappointed if he doesn't step up this year.

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I'm in line. if someone need a tix. i got and extra tix. come & find me.

FreaKeyy
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Is there really a post game event? Like get to meet the players

FightOnRon
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I am a STH but I did give my away already to someone on here,sorry. BTW,my internet has been down for a week,I have switched to FIOS.

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But I do agree is t is BS not letting everyone attend that can make it. I would hate to see us being known as an elitist team as the Fakers are. The exact reason I became a CLips fan, to get away from that mindset.

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Any live streams of the scrimmage?

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the guys are doing 4 on 5 drills. Doc has timed drills that will rehearse everything we may encounter from other teams

Clippersfan86
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Page do the guys look pretty sharp or sloppy?

Clippersfan86
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I'm still annoyed about the Reggie Bullock thing. What kind of "sore knee" holds you out of basketball practices/scrimmages and games for two weeks? This kid needed training camp and preseason more than anybody on our roster probably.

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Sounds like something more serious than a sprained knee. Perhaps tendinitis or a strained ligament.

Clippersfan86
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If only our training staff elaborated. Last year a bone bruise supposedly held Hill out like 5 months lol...

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I don't think we can compare a rookies healing abilities to a 40 year old veteran who's been through hell and back with injuries. I bet Bullock will be suited up on opening night.

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Been as quiet as a church mouse today at training camp!

Voyeur
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Today? Man, I'm losing track of what's going on. Are Redick and Barnes involved?

Clippersfan86
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So Blake injured his knee? Redick out 1.5 more weeks WTF...

Clippersfan86
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Supposedly Amundson gave a hard foul on Griffin to end the game. Blake looked like sh** I hear too.

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Not news I love.

Voyeur
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Dammit! This better not be a big deal! It may be time for Blake to invest in some Ewing-style knee pads. Mad

MartyKahn
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What is this about Blake's knee?

Freakin Amundson. Cut him now. WTF

FreaKeyy
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where did you hear this?

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Today? Man, I'm losing track of what's going on. Are Redick and Barnes involved?
Guys what I can tell you is that the team practiced for over 30 minutes before allowing the season ticket holders inside. They then started timed drills and finished off with a game of the first unit vs second unit. They played briefly (time wise it may have only been a full quarter). It almost paralleled mondays game with DJ shinning, and Green and Jamison looking solid. Mullens was still chucking shots, but one key difference between today and Monday was that Blake went to the....

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defense looks great though.

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Guys what I can tell you is that the team practiced for over 30 minutes before allowing the season ticket holders inside. They then started timed drills and finished off with a game of the first unit vs second unit. They played briefly (time wise it may have only been a full quarter). It almost paralleled mondays game with DJ shinning, and Green and Jamison looking solid. Mullens was still chucking shots, but one key difference between today and Monday was that Blake went to the paint more, at least he seemed to try a different strategy other than shoot....

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MartyKahn
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So there isn't anything wrong with Blake's knee? What r some of u talking about. I'm confused as hell right now.

Did Blake suck again tonight?

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I didn't hear about this at all. After the game we rushed over to take pictures with the players and my group got to take a pic with Collison, DJ, Dudley, and Davies. The players left the court promptly to take pics so I never saw Blake hobble or get assisted off the court.

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I hear Blake had 6 points and 3 rebounds for the Blue Team halftime of the scrimmage. Wayns had 6 points also at half for the White Team. Unofficial leaders at the end were Collison with 8 points, Blake with 4 rebounds and CP3 with 4 assists.

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Nice! (whew)

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They didn't play a full game tonight so don't put much stock in anything. I can tell you that Blake didn't make the same mistake that Mullens continues to make. Blake knew his shot was off Monday, so today he took less shots and dunked more.At the end of the game (first vs second)unit the score was only 23-22, so time wise it amounted to about one quarter...the srimmage was mainly drills showing the audience how the team prepares in practice.

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Did Amundson even deliver a hard foul to Blake at the end of the game?

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Wayns did look good tonight. I'm glad you brought him up. he had good shot selection. Unfortunately, the only screen I was able locate there was one with the score and time, and it was totally weird because it was set to USCs practice colors because one team was Listed as red and the other as black even though our teams were split into white vs. blue jerseys

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I didn't see this, but 86 is certainly more media savvy than me, and he has more connections to players, fans etc that may have caught something I didnt[/right]

CP3Heliflopter
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So did Blake get injured or not? I am so confused.

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This would be true if we had a surplus of people, but loyalclipfan is right. Not all seats were taken. The FO should have let the general public attend this one. There were plenty of seats

MartyKahn
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Man they left us hangin.

Voyeur
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If he is injured it may not be too serious. I'm seeing no chatter about this on the web. Fingers crossed.

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http://www.nba.com/clippers/news/scrimm ... k-clippers

skratch1t
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BG32 walked off the court with a noticeable limp after the scrimmage.

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I didn't hear about it. part of the problem is that my wife and I rushed over to get in line for pics, and so did the players. During a regular game they stop it to check on the player, but since the scrimmage was so short they didn't need to stop anything. I didn't observe or hear anything about Blake

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I was there and like someone else said they had about an hour or so of practice drills. Then they played a 2 period scrimmage. Starters against bench for the most part. The bench was winning by 2 and the starters had the ball with 6 seconds left and Blake went for a dunk and came down awkward and slid out on his back. He grimmaced and held his left knee. He got up on his own and then shot 2 free throws but was definitely limping a lil. It seems like he will be fine....

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