Clippers Had Locker Room Argument After Loss to Toronto Raptors

November 22nd, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Tension may be boiling over for the Los Angeles Clippers following Sunday's 91-80 home loss to the Toronto Raptors at Staples Center. The team has lost seven of nine games since starting 4-0. 

The frustration in the Clippers locker room afterward reportedly resulted in an argument, as media members heard screaming coming from within. Dan Woike of the Orange County Register provided specifics on what occurred:

Woike reported Josh Smith and a unidentified Clippers coach were involved in a frustration-fueled argument: "Profanities and yelling made their way through the cement walls separating the Clipper locker room from an adjacent room where the media was waiting to speak to head coach Doc Rivers."

Rivers attempted to dismiss the purported incident, saying, "It happens more than you think after games," per Melissa Rohlin of the Los Angeles Times. Rivers added, per Woike, "I'm not proud of anyone right now—including me."   

Make no mistake, the pressure is on for the Clippers to make a deep run in 2015-16. Superstar point guard Chris Paul has never pla ...

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