2007–08 Los Angeles Clippers season

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2007–08 Los Angeles Clippers season
Head coach Mike Dunleavy, Sr.
Arena Staples Center
Results
Record 23–59 (.280)
Place Division: 5th (Pacific)
Conference: 12th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Prime Ticket, KTLA
Radio KSPN
< 2006–07 2008–09 >

The 2007-08 Los Angeles Clippers season was their 38th season in the NBA and their 24th in Los Angeles.[1]

Key dates prior to the start of the season:

Draft picks[edit]

Los Angeles' selections from the 2007 NBA Draft in New York, New York.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 14 Al Thornton Forward  United States FSU
2 45 Jared Jordan Point Guard  United States Marist

Roster[edit]

Los Angeles Clippers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
PG 1 United States Barrett, Andre 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 173 lb (78 kg) Seton Hall
F 42 United States Brand, Elton Injured (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 254 lb (115 kg) Duke
C 40 United States Davis, Paul Injured 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Michigan State
PG 1 Puerto Rico Diaz, Guillermo 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Miami
G 10 United States Dickau, Dan 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Gonzaga
F 20 United States Fazekas, Nick 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Nevada
G 24 United States Frahm, Richie 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 202 lb (92 kg) Gonzaga
C 35 Germany Kaman, Chris 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Central Michigan
PG 22 United States Knight, Brevin 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Stanford
PG 14 United States Livingston, Shaun Injured (IN) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Peoria Central HS (IL)
SF 50 United States Maggette, Corey 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Duke
SG 5 United States Mobley, Cuttino 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Rhode Island
G 1 United States Parker, Smush 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fordham
G/F 23 United States Patterson, Ruben 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 223 lb (101 kg) Cincinnati
PF 21 United States Powell, Josh 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) North Carolina State
G 13 United States Ross, Quinton 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Southern Methodist
F 2 United States Thomas, Tim 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Villanova
F 12 United States Thornton, Al 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Florida State
SF 3 United States Williams, Marcus 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Arizona
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2008-03-12

Roster Notes[edit]

  • Forward/guard Ruben Patterson becomes the 10th former Laker to play with the crosstown rival Clippers.
  • Point guard Smush Parker becomes the 11th former Laker to play with the Clippers as well.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 .695 30–11 27–14 12–4
x-Phoenix Suns 55 27 .671 2 30–11 25–16 10–6
Golden State Warriors 48 34 .585 9 27–14 21–20 10–6
Sacramento Kings 38 44 .463 19 26–15 12–29 3–13
Los Angeles Clippers 23 59 .284 34 13–28 10–31 5–11


Game log[edit]

November[edit]

Record: 6–8; Home: 4–4; Road: 2–4

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
1 November 2, 2007 Warriors 114–120 Clippers NA Chris Kaman (26) 19,060 1–0
2 November 4, 2007 Sonics 101–115 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (27) 17,376 2–0
3 November 6, 2007 Clippers 97–91 Bulls NA Cuttino Mobley (33) 21,742 3–0
4 November 7, 2007 Clippers 104–89 Pacers NA Sam Cassell (35) 10,122 4–0
5 November 9, 2007 Clippers 79–83 Pistons NA Chris Kaman (25) 22,076 4–1
6 November 11, 2007 Cavaliers 103–95 Clippers NA Sam Cassell (28) 15,541 4–2
7 November 14, 2007 Knicks 81–84 Clippers NA Chris Kaman (14) 15,296 5–2
8 November 16, 2007 Clippers 105–122 Warriors NA Tim Thomas (25) 19,596 5–3
9 November 17, 2007 Bulls 92–73 Clippers NA Chris Kaman (24) 17,535 5–4
10 November 21, 2007 Nuggets 90–101 Clippers NA Two Way Tie (17) 17,221 6–4
11 November 23, 2007 Clippers 94–113 Suns NA Sam Cassell (26) 18,422 6–5
12 November 24, 2007 Hornets 98–89 Clippers NA Cuttino Mobley (20) 15,601 6–6
13 November 26, 2007 Rockets [http://www.nba.com/games/20071126/HOULAC/boxscore.html 88–71 Clippers] NA Cuttino Mobley (22) 15,452 6–7
14 November 30, 2007 Clippers 107–123 Nuggets NA Corey Maggette (26) 14,230 6–8

December[edit]

Record: 4–9; Home: 1–4; Road: 3–5

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
15 December 2, 2007 Pacers 101–95 Clippers NA Chris Kaman (22) 13,741 6–9
16 December 4, 2007 Bucks 87–78 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (20) 16,004 6–10
17 December 5, 2007 Clippers 88–95 Sonics NA Corey Maggette (23) 10,961 6–11
18 December 7, 2007 Clippers 97–87 Kings NA Chris Kaman (26) 13,094 7–11
19 December 9, 2007 Miami Heat 100–94 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (24) 16,335 7–12
20 December 11, 2007 Clippers 91–82 Nets NA Two Way Tie (18) 13,433 8–12
21 December 12, 2007 Clippers 103–108 Bobcats NA Corey Maggette (23) 10,751 8–13
22 December 14, 2007 Clippers 98–91 Grizzlies NA Two Way Tie (23) 10,819 9–13
23 December 16, 2007 Clippers 92–113 Lakers NA Corey Maggette (27) 18,997 9–14
24 December 18, 2007 Raptors 80–77 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (22) 14,455 9–15
25 December 21, 2007 Clippers 89–102 Mavericks NA Chris Kaman (24) 20,246 9–16
26 December 22, 2007 Clippers 90–99 Spurs NA Al Thornton (25) 18,797 9–17
27 December 27, 2007 Suns 108–88 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (21) 18,422 9–18
28 December 28, 2007 Clippers 88–94 Suns NA Chris Kaman (22) 17,871 9–19
29 December 31, 2007 Timberwolves 82–91 Clippers NA Cuttino Mobley (18) 14,404 10–19

January[edit]

Record: 4–9; Home: 4–6; Road: 0–3

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
30 January 2, 2008 Hornets 95–81 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (20) 14,965 10–20
31 January 6, 2008 Spurs 82–88 Clippers NA Chris Kaman (20) 16,623 10–21
32 January 9, 2008 Magic 113–106 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (27) 15,091 10–22
33 January 12, 2008 Mavericks 95–94 Clippers NA Tim Thomas (21) 16,494 10–23
34 January 15, 2008 Suns 97–90 Clippers NA Sam Cassell (32) 16,063 11–23
35 January 18, 2008 Clippers 88–106 Jazz NA Corey Maggette (20) 19,911 11–24
36 January 19, 2008 Nets 107–120 Clippers 1 Corey Maggette (31) 18,691 12–24
37 January 21, 2008 Jazz 109–93 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (23) 16,318 12–25
38 January 23, 2008 Kings 85–111 Clippers NA Al Thornton (23) 15,513 13–25
39 January 25, 2008 Clippers 92–111 Hornets NA Corey Maggette (24) 13,538 13–26
40 January 26, 2008 Clippers 120–125 Grizzlies 1 Corey Maggette (35) 11,072 13–27
41 January 28, 2008 Bobcats 107–100 Clippers NA Tim Thomas (29) 14,429 13–28
42 January 30, 2008 Hawks 88–95 Clippers NA Al Thornton (33) 14,874 14–28

February[edit]

Record: 5–9; Home: 2–3; Road: 3–6

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
43 February 1, 2008 Clippers 83–104 Timberwolves NA Sam Cassell (17) 12,739 14–29
44 February 2, 2008 Clippers 94–108 Cavaliers NA Al Thornton (23) 20,562 14–30
45 February 4, 2008 Clippers 103–94 Knicks NA Brevin Knight (19) 18,050 15–30
46 February 6, 2008 Clippers 100–111 Celtics NA Corey Maggette (33) 18,624 15–31
47 February 8, 2008 Clippers 102–98 Raptors NA Corey Maggette (35) 19,800 16–31
48 February 9, 2008 Clippers 80–101 Sixers NA Corey Maggette (26) 15,186 16–32
49 February 11, 2008 Clippers 96–89 Bucks NA Al Thornton (25) 13,319 17–32
50 February 13, 2008 Wizards 91–89 Clippers NA Al Thornton (24) 17,144 17–33
51 February 20, 2008 Grizzlies 86–100 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (30) 16,117 18–33
52 February 22, 2008 Jazz 104–114 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (27) 19,060 19–33
53 February 23, 2008 Lakers 113–95 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (23) 20,262 19–34
54 February 25, 2008 Celtics 104–76 Clippers NA Tim Thomas (15) 19,328 19–35
55 February 27, 2008 Trail Blazers 82–80 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (32) 16,494 19–36
56 February 29, 2008 Clippers 104–110 Nuggets NA Al Thornton (33) 19,155 19–37

March[edit]

Record: 3–15; Home: 2–6; Road: 1–9

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
57 March 1, 2008 Pistons 103–73 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (22) 19,271 19–38
58 March 3, 2008 Sixers 106–80 Clippers NA Al Thornton (20) 15,691 19–39
59 March 5, 2008 Kings 109–116 Clippers 1 Al Thornton (27) 17,030 20–39
60 March 7, 2008 Clippers 82–119 Lakers NA Corey Maggette (22) 18,997 20–40
61 March 8, 2008 Timberwolves 99–96 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (29) 17,807 20–41
62 March 10, 2008 Clippers 99–98 Heat NA Cuttino Mobley (29) 19,014 21–41
63 March 12, 2008 Clippers 88–110 Magic NA Corey Maggette (22) 16,312 21–42
64 March 14, 2008 Clippers 93–117 Hawks NA Two Way Tie (18) 16,107 21–43
65 March 15, 2008 Clippers 109–119 Wizards 1 Corey Maggette (34) 20,173 21–44
66 March 17, 2008 Clippers 90–99 Timberwolves NA Corey Maggette (34) 10,034 21–45
67 March 19, 2008 Warriors 116–100 Clippers NA Al Thornton (24) 18,704 21–46
68 March 21, 2008 Clippers 102–107 Trail Blazers NA Cuttino Mobley (24) 19,980 21–47
69 March 22, 2008 Trail Blazers 83–72 Clippers NA Corey Maggette (21) 18,248 21–48
70 March 25, 2008 Clippers 90–103 Mavericks NA Corey Maggette (21) 20,207 21–49
71 March 26, 2008 Clippers 88–97 Spurs NA Corey Maggette (22) 18,797 21–50
72 March 28, 2008 Clippers 101–121 Jazz NA Corey Maggette (28) 19,911 21–51
73 March 29, 2008 Grizzlies 97–110 Clippers NA Al Thornton (39) 18,125 22–51
74 March 31, 2008 Mavericks 93–86 Clippers NA Al Thornton (26) 17,124 22–52

April[edit]

Record: 1–7; Home: 0–3; Road: 1–4

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
75 April 2, 2008 Clippers 102–84 SuperSonics NA Al Thornton (21) 10,392 23–52
76 April 3, 2008 Clippers 98–100 Kings NA Corey Maggette (28) 12,707 23–53
77 April 6, 2008 Rockets 105–79 Clippers NA Josh Powell (22) 17,932 23–54
78 April 8, 2008 Nuggets 117–99 Clippers NA Cuttino Mobley (25) 19,060 23–55
79 April 10, 2008 Lakers 106–78 Clippers NA Elton Brand (23) 20,084 23–56
80 April 12, 2008 Clippers 116–122 Warriors NA Cuttino Mobley (30) 19,706 23–57
81 April 15, 2008 Clippers 92–114 Hornets NA Al Thornton (26) 17,388 23–58
82 April 16, 2008 Clippers 75–93 Rockets NA Corey Maggette (22) 18,386 23–59
  • Green background indicates win.
  • Red background indicates regulation loss.

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Regular season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Andre Barrett 4 0 6.3 .400 .333 .500 .3 1.8 .00 .00 1.5
Elton Brand 8 6 34.3 .456 .000 .787 8.0 2.0 .38 1.88 17.6
Paul Davis 22 1 8.8 .369 .000 .600 2.1 .5 .27 .27 2.5
Guillermo Diaz 6 0 3.0 .250 .000 .600 .3 .2 .00 .00 .8
Dan Dickau 67 8 15.5 .419 .333 .829 1.4 2.6 .48 .04 5.3
Nick Fazekas* 26 0 10.3 .561 .000 .682 3.4 .4 .31 .42 4.1
Richie Frahm 10 2 16.3 .370 .280 .000 1.4 .8 .20 .00 4.7
Chris Kaman 56 55 37.2 .483 .000 .762 12.7 1.9 .59 2.77 15.7
Brevin Knight 74 39 22.6 .404 .000 .873 1.9 4.4 1.35 .15 4.6
Corey Maggette 70 65 35.7 .458 .384 .812 5.6 2.7 1.01 .10 22.1
Cuttino Mobley 77 38 35.1 .433 .349 .819 3.6 2.6 1.01 .44 12.8
Smush Parker* 28 2 21.1 .348 .231 .679 1.8 3.0 .86 .21 5.9
Ruben Patterson 20 5 16.4 .453 .000 .558 3.2 .9 1.05 .35 5.1
Josh Powell 64 25 19.2 .460 .000 .724 5.2 .7 .22 .36 5.5
Quinton Ross 76 44 19.8 .391 .429 .667 2.3 1.2 .57 .43 4.1
Tim Thomas 63 51 30.8 .413 .306 .752 5.1 2.7 .63 .46 12.4
Al Thornton 79 31 27.3 .429 .331 .743 4.5 1.2 .58 .54 12.7
Aaron Williams 30 5 9.9 .491 .000 .778 2.0 .3 .40 .50 2.3
Marcus Williams* 11 0 3.3 .250 .000 .000 1.1 .3 .09 .09 .9

*Total for entire season including previous team(s)

Awards and records[edit]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Transactions[edit]

The Clippers have been involved in the following transactions during the 2007-08 season.

Trades[edit]

September 30, 2007
To Los Angeles Clippers
  • Cash considerations
To New York Knicks

Free Agents[edit]

Re-signed[edit]

Player Signed Contract
Yaroslav Korolev October 2, 2010 One-year non-guaranteed deal

See also[edit]

References[edit]