Broderick Turner

Writer

Broderick Turner is the Los Angeles Times’ beat reporter for the Los Angeles Clippers. He has been at The Times since 2008. He was hired to help with the coverage of the Los Angeles Lakers and has been covering the Clippers since 2011. Before coming to The Times, Turner worked at the Riverside Press-Enterprise, where he covered the Lakers, Clippers and UCLA. 

Recent Articles

  • Clippers hoping defensive revival isn't temporary

    Clippers hoping defensive revival isn't temporary

    Now, the Clippers say, they have seen the resurgence of their once vaunted defense. Now, the Clippers say, they are back to trusting their defensive principles. Now, the Clippers say, they are poised to finish out the regular season being a defensive-oriented team. “Defensively our trust has never...

  • Five takeaways from the Clippers' dominant 133-109 win over the Lakers

    Five takeaways from the Clippers' dominant 133-109 win over the Lakers

    The Clippers took care of business at Staples Center on Tuesday, doing what they needed to do to beat their in-building rival. Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ 133-109 win over the Lakers: 1. It seems like every game, Chris Paul is taking and making more three-pointers. Paul attempted...

  • For Doc Rivers and others, there's no pause in the debate over resting NBA players

    For Doc Rivers and others, there's no pause in the debate over resting NBA players

    The topic of resting players for games just won’t go away, and it has now gotten the attention of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, who seems steadfast in trying to find a solution. According to reports, Silver sent a memo to all the NBA owners that said resting the game’s top players is “an extremely...

  • Clippers' Doc Rivers laments the idea of resting players

    Clippers' Doc Rivers laments the idea of resting players

    The chants reverberated through Staples Center on Saturday. “We want Bron! We want Bron!” But LeBron James was not going to play on this night, and that produced some glum looks on the faces of fans who had paid premium prices to see one of the NBA’s top stars in his only game in Los Angeles against...

  • Clippers roll Cavaliers, 108-78, as Cleveland rests James, Love and Irving

    Clippers roll Cavaliers, 108-78, as Cleveland rests James, Love and Irving

    A victory seemed assured even for the struggling Clippers considering all the fortunate circumstances delivered to them Saturday night. It was up to the Clippers to take advantage of their favorable situation, which they did, by pulling out a much-needed 108-78 victory over a depleted Cleveland...

  • Clippers Coach Doc Rivers denies reports that he may join Magic

    Clippers Coach Doc Rivers denies reports that he may join Magic

    Doc Rivers insisted Saturday that his immediate future doesn’t have him departing the Clippers and bound for the Orlando Magic. Rivers was responding to questions about a report that had him perhaps leaving his role as coach and president of basketball operations with the Clippers to take a front-office...

  • Clippers' newcomers still aren't clicking

    Clippers' newcomers still aren't clicking

    The weapons the Clippers collected over the summer were supposed to help them withstand the rough patches that were sure to surface during this season. Clearly that has not been the case. They are playing the same sorry and inconsistent defense, whether the roster is complete on a given night...

  • Clippers' five takeaways from loss to Denver Nuggets

    Clippers' five takeaways from loss to Denver Nuggets

    Takeaways from the Clippers’ 129-114 loss Thursday to the Denver Nuggets. 1. The three-guard lineup the Clippers used against Denver was powerful in how effective and efficient Chris Paul, J.J. Redick and Austin Rivers were in trying to combat the Nuggets. That threesome combined to score half...

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