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Host Jesse Kass talks Clippers Basketball.

Host Jesse Kass talks Clippers Basketball.

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Host Jesse Kass talks Clippers Basketball.

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English


Episodes

James Harden Traded to Nets, Up and Down Clippers Look for Bench Improvement

1/13/2021
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker talk about the blockbuster four-team trade that sends James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. The hosts discuss if the volatile group for the Nets will work and how it affects the league. The hosts also discuss all the latest surrounding the Clippers including the great starting unit, the need for improvement from the bench and Luke Kennard and Ivica Zubac in particular. The pleasant surprise of Nic Batum and the troubling trend of...

Duration:00:40:06

5-2 Start, PG Going Off, and Media Misperceptions

1/5/2021
This week for Bleav in Clippers host Jesse Kass breaks down the latest with the Clippers with co-host Alex Acker out for the week. Jesse talks about the 5-2 start, the great start for Paul George and Nic Batum, and perplexing Media negativity toward the Clippers. Jesse also talks about Marcus Morris and the Clippers schedule ahead.

Duration:00:28:59

Kamenetzky Brothers talk Clippers vs Lakers

12/23/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker welcome the Kamenetzky Brothers Andy and Brain to talk about the Clippers vs Lakers. The four discuss the Clippers opening night win over the Lakers and whether that means anything for either club. They also discuss whether either team got better over the offseason, the matchup between the two, how each will approach the regular season, and much more!

Duration:00:55:33

Regular Season on the way as Preseason Ends

12/18/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker bring back the segment "Right or Wrong" to discuss all the latest with the LA Clippers. The two discuss the Clippers lackluster preseason and if that matters, Paul George's extension and expectations for him this season, and the Jerry West tampering story. The two also discuss if Fi Kabengele can crack the rotation, the start of the season against the Lakers, Nuggets, and Mavericks, and more!

Duration:00:28:49

Media Week, Schedule Release, and Late Roster Additions

12/4/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker talk about the release on the new NBA schedule, the Clippers opening matchups, and an outlook for the season. They also discuss recent comments from Paul George and Marcus Morris about the team not focusing on adjustments in the playoffs, the signing and potential impact of Nicolas Batum, and the re-signing of Reggie Jackson.

Duration:00:30:18

Free Agency Brings Big Changes

11/27/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass talk about NBA Free Agency and how it's affected the Clippers. The two talk about Montrezl Harrell switching sides and joining the Lakers, JaMychal Green leaving for the Nuggets and the Clippers countering by adding Serge Ibaka. The hosts also discuss the draft night trade that brought Luke Kennard and shipped out Landry Shamet and discuss what moves the team could still make to help the roster.

Duration:00:29:59

Coaching Staff Filled, New Season Approved, and Point Guard Options

11/10/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker talk about Ty Lue fillling out his coaching staff with Chauncey Billups, Kenny Atkinson, Dan Craig, and Larry Drew. The two also talk about the new season starting on December 22nd. Jesse and Alex then play "Right or Wrong" as they discuss which Point Guard options would be right or wrong for the Clippers this offseason.

Duration:00:38:59

Ty Lue Chosen as Clippers New Head Coach

10/19/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker discuss the LA Clippers choosing Tyronn Lue as their new Head Coach. The two give their thoughts on the hire, Lue's ability to talk to star players, him being underrated as a tactician, and how he can help the team going forward. The hosts also give their thoughts on Chauncey Billups being named a lead assistant, and some of the early offseason drama surrounding the team.

Duration:00:27:25

Doc Rivers Out As Head Coach

9/30/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker talk about the Clippers parting ways with longtime Head Coach Doc Rivers. The hosts discuss their thoughts on the move, what potential coaching candidates would be the best replacement, and what roster moves could help push the team over the top. The two also discuss the NBA Finals matchup between the Heat and Lakers.

Duration:00:26:43

Clippers Catastrophic Game 7 Caps Off 3-1 Collapse

9/16/2020
For this episode of Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker share their misery and disbelief at the Clippers disgraceful Game 7 performance to complete losing a 3-1 lead to the Denver Nuggets. The hosts discuss what went wrong, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George's poor game, terrible second half performances in the last three games, and Doc Rivers 3-1 history. The hosts also touch on what's needed going forward and shoot down some lame post-game excuses.

Duration:00:48:35

Back to Back Collapses take Clippers vs Nuggets to Game 7

9/15/2020
For this episode of Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker break down the Clippers blowing big leads in both Game 5 and 6 and what the team must do in Game 7 to respond. The hosts talk about guarding Nikola Jokic, the best rotations going forward for the Clippers, avoiding foul trouble, and shaking the demons from the franchise's past.

Duration:00:33:24

Clippers Clamp Nuggets, Take 3-1 Series Lead

9/10/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker talk about the Clippers turning up their defense to take a 3-1 series lead over the Denver Nuggets. The two discuss Kawhi Leonard continuing to dominate, Lou Williams providing a spark on the defensive end, Zubac starring in role, and the Clippers shutting down Jamal Murray. The hosts also discuss Michael Porter Jr's comments, Montrezl Harrell winning 6th Man of the Year, Doc's rotation adjustments, and the other remaining...

Duration:00:33:20

Former NBA Slam Dunk Champ Fred Jones on Clippers Playoffs

9/3/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker welcome former NBA Slam Dunk Champion and former LA Clipper Fred Jones on the show. The three discuss the Clippers closing out their first round series vs the Mavs, the Marcus Morris vs Luka Doncic drama and the Clippers upcoming series with the Denver Nuggets. They also break down all of the other series' in the NBA Playoffs.

Duration:00:34:21

NBA Protests Racism and Police Brutality

8/29/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker discuss the NBA protests started by the Milwaukee Bucks that brought the lead to a halt. The two discuss racism, police brutality, and how the NBA came to agree to play again with actionable plans of change. Following this discussion the two talk about the playoffs resuming and what the Clippers need to do to finish off the series with Mavericks in Game 6.

Duration:00:36:37

Game 4 Reaction: Clippers Collapse, Luka's Buzzer Beater Ties Series

8/24/2020
In this bonus episode of Bleav in Clippers, hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker break down the Clippers devastating game 4 loss to the Mavericks. The two discuss the Clippers questionable defensive moves, the huge struggles of Paul George, the Clippers blowing a 21-point lead, and what the Clippers need to do better in Game 5. Luka Doncic, the importance of Patrick Beverley, and late game shot selection are also discussed.

Duration:00:27:35

Clippers Take 2-1 Series Lead

8/22/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker discuss the Clippers vs Mavericks playoff series. The two break down the Clippers bounce back win in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead and what adjustments helped lead to the win. They also talk about Kawhi Leonard's dominance, Paul George's struggles, the value and increased minutes of Ivica Zubac and Landry Shamet and defending Luka Doncic.

Duration:00:31:34

Playoff Preview with Andrew Greif

8/15/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers while co-host Alex Acker is on vacation host Jesse Kass talks to LA Times Clippers beat writer Andrew Greif to give a playoff preview for the Clips. Jesse and Andrew discuss the matchup between the Clippers and the Mavericks, the health and availability of Patrick Beverley, Montrezl Harrell, and Landry Shamet, and the superstars matchups of Kawhi and PG vs Luka and KP. The two also discuss the mini-feud between the Clippers and Damian Lillard and more!

Duration:00:44:43

Zu Dominates, Clips Bounce Back

8/7/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker talk about the Clippers 2-2 start in the seeding games at the NBA Bubble. The two discuss the great play of Ivica Zubac, the win over potential playoff opponent Dallas, Marcus Morris coming on, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard and more!

Duration:00:40:08

Andrew Greif

7/31/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker talk to Andrew Greif, who covers the Clippers for the LA Times. Andrew gives his thoughts on the Clippers tough loss to the Lakers to open up the NBA restart. The three also discuss what life is like for a reporter inside the NBA Bubble, the Clippers trying to get back to full strength, Marcus Morris, and Paul George. Finally, the three discuss Lou Williams trip to Magic City and what food they themselves would risk it all for.

Duration:00:33:55

Clippers Scrimmage and Deal with Family Issues

7/24/2020
This week for Bleav in Clippers hosts Jesse Kass and Alex Acker give their thoughts on the Clippers first scrimmage of the restart, a 99-90 win over the Magic. The two also talk about Paul George being an x-factor, Lou Williams looking good and more. They also talk about some key Clippers temporarily leaving the bubble to deal with family emergencies.

Duration:00:30:33