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Kerr rips Warriors after Clippers loss

Apr 25, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'We seemed to take it for granted that we were going to be okay,' Warriors coach Steve Kerr as the defending champions absorb another upset loss to the Clippers

STALLED. Coach Steve Kerr admits things haven’t gone smoothly for the Warriors all year. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors rally falls short as No. 8 Clippers stay alive

Apr 25, 2019 - 1:57 PM

Kevin Durant erupts for 45 points but the defending champions still fail to close out the series against the Clippers

GUNG-HO. Lou Williams and the LA Clippers foil the the Warriors’ bid to wrap up the series. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors push Clippers to the brink of elimination

Apr 22, 2019 - 11:22 AM

'We let go in game 2 and we won't do that the rest of the playoffs. I really believe that,' says Klay Thompson

TITLE DEFENSE. Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors don't plan on blowing a 3-1 lead this time. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Ruthless Warriors flog Clippers for 2-1 series lead

Apr 19, 2019 - 1:57 PM

Kevin Durant dominates as the Warriors make sure there won't be any meltdown this time against the Clippers

ALL-AROUND. Warriors star Kevin Durant denies Clippers guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander as the two-time Finals MVP delivers on both ends for the defending champs.

Clippers' Doc Rivers: 'Curry has destroyed us all year'

Apr 14, 2019 - 2:33 PM

Stephen Curry delivers another scintillating performance and Clippers coach Doc Rivers isn't exactly happy

RECORD NIGHT. Steph Curry sets a new league record during the Warriors' Game 1 win over the Clippers. Photo from NBA Twitter

Curry sets playoff record as Warriors dominate Clippers

Apr 14, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Stephen Curry becomes the all-time leader for three-points made in the playoffs as the Warriors take Game 1

SIZZLING. Stephen Curry lights up Game 1 as the defending champion Warriors frustrate the Clippers. Photo from NBA Twitter

Warriors crush Clippers as playoffs near

Apr 08, 2019 - 12:18 PM

The reigning two-time NBA champions lock in on the No. 1 ranking in the Western Conference

IN-FORM. Steph Curry shows way for the playoff-ready Golden State Warriors. Photo from Golden State Warriors' Twitter account (@warriors)

Rockets thump Clippers; Blazers up

Apr 04, 2019 - 5:00 PM

James Harden and Chris Paul team up for 60 points as the Rockets keep hold of the 3rd spot with a win over the Clippers

KEY STRETCH. Chris Paul and James Harden fuel the Rockets’ playoff push for a top 3 berth. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers, Celtics clinch playoff berths

Mar 27, 2019 - 2:24 PM

The streaking Clippers and Celtics cement their spots in the playoffs after turning back separate foes

LOCKED. Jayson Tatum and the Celtics advance after picking up their 44th win. Photo from NBA Twitter

Lou Williams' game-winner lifts Clippers past Nets

Mar 18, 2019 - 12:46 PM

Los Angeles strengthens its hold of 8th place for the final playoff berth in the Western Conference

CLUTCH KILLER. Lou Williams hits a game-winner for the nth time in his NBA career. Photo from Twitter (@nbastats)

Lou Williams hits NBA milestone off the bench

Mar 12, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Clippers' Lou Williams surpasses Dell Curry for the most points scored off the bench in NBA history

CAREER BENCH PLAYER. Lou Williams believes that his NBA milestone is a testament to his career. Photo from NBA Twitter

Clippers stay on road to playoffs at Lakers' expense

Mar 05, 2019 - 2:11 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers fall to their third straight loss just as the playoffs draw closer

REVENGE. Danilo Gallinari leads the Clippers to a victory over the Lakers. Photo from NBA Twitter.

Celtics blow big lead vs another LA squad as Kyrie exits

Feb 10, 2019 - 1:36 PM

The new-look Clippers pull off the biggest regular-season comeback in their franchise history as the Celtics implode minus Kyrie Irving

TEAM EFFORT. Eight Clippers players finish in double figures. Photo from NBA Twitter

Raptors, Pacers sail past foes

Feb 08, 2019 - 3:43 PM

All 5 Raptors starters punch in double figures to batter the Hawks while the Pacers lean on Bojan Bogdanovic to drub the Clippers

ON A ROLL. Kyle Lowry and the Raptors roll to their 40th win. Photo from NBA Twitter

LA Clippers trade Tobias Harris to loaded Sixers

Feb 06, 2019 - 5:17 PM

Tobias Harris, who's averaging 20.9 points for the Clippers, joins the All-Star trio of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Jimmy Butler.

STAR-STUDDED. The Sixers pick up another star in Tobias Harris. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers wipe out 25-point deficit, Pistons get booed

Feb 03, 2019 - 2:07 PM

Behind Lou Williams, the LA Clippers post their biggest comeback in franchise history

TAKE CHARGE. Lou Williams gets his way in the final quarter to fuel the Clippers’ late turnaround against the Pistons. Photo from NBA Twitter

LeBron James returns, tows Lakers past Clippers in OT

Feb 01, 2019 - 3:24 PM

Back after a 17-game injury absence, LeBron James flirts with a triple-double against the Clippers

RETURNING KING. LeBron James proves unstoppable right on his first game back from injury. Photo from NBA Twitter

The King returns: LeBron to play vs Clippers

Feb 01, 2019 - 10:42 AM

LeBron James returns to the Lakers lineup after missing 17 games due to a groin injury

BACK IN THE MIX. The Lakers look to arrest their skid with LeBron James back in action. Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' Cousins set for NBA return Friday vs Clippers

Jan 16, 2019 - 10:11 AM

'It's a relief. It's been a long year for me, a lot of ups and downs,' says four-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins

COMEBACK. DeMarcus Cousins returns on the floor almost a year after getting sidelined by injury. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Griffin scores 44 points in emotional LA return

Jan 13, 2019 - 11:34 AM

Surprisingly traded to Detroit last January, Blake Griffin snubs Clippers owner Steve Ballmer before the game

WARM WELCOME. Blake Griffin gets a standing ovation from the Clippers fans. Photo from NBA Twitter

Aldridge erupts for 56 as Spurs outlast Thunder in 2OT thriller

Jan 11, 2019 - 4:19 PM

LaMarcus Aldridge delivers an epic performance as the Spurs overcome Russell Westbrook's triple-double effort

WATCH: Ben Simmons' cheeky play and dunk in 76ers win

Jan 03, 2019 - 10:44 AM

Sixers superstar Ben Simmons gets away with a sneaky move

CRAFTY. Ben Simmons and the Sixers embarrass the Clippers in an inbound play in the closing seconds. File photo

Minus LeBron, Lakers drop 2nd straight game vs Clippers

Dec 29, 2018 - 2:59 PM

Lou Williams pours in 36 points as the Clippers unleash a 22-0 run in the second half to drub the Lakers

SIZZLING. A hot-shooting Lou Williams and the Clippers pin a second straight loss on Lonzo Ball and the Lakers. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Curry, Durant lift Warriors over Clippers in NBA thriller

Dec 24, 2018 - 2:22 PM

Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry helps Golden State exact revenge on the Clippers

35 FOR 35. Kevin Durant scores 35 points to lead the Warriors. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Warriors up; Beal, Bryant lift Wizards in 3OT

Dec 23, 2018 - 5:34 PM

Jonas Jerebko shines in the Warriors' win as Bradley Beal and Thomas Bryant deliver monster numbers in the Wizards' triple-overtime triumph over the Suns

REVELATION. Swedish forward Jonas Jerebko plays a key role in powering the Warriors to their 22nd win. Photo from Golden State Warriors

Clippers topple NBA West-leading Nuggets

Dec 23, 2018 - 10:41 AM

This is the first time the Nuggets lost more than 10 points after topping the Western Conference

UPSET. Tobias Harris (left) and Danilo Gallinari lead the Los Angeles Clippers to trounce the Denver Nuggets. Photo from NBA Twitter

Suns spoil Nowitzki's record-setting season debut

Dec 14, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Dallas talisman Dirk Nowitzki becomes the first player in NBA history to suit up for 21 seasons for the same team

RECORD-SETTING. Dallas veteran Dirk Nowitzki high fives Maximilian Kleber after checking out of the first half. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets blast Blazers, Spurs eclipse Suns

Dec 12, 2018 - 12:48 PM

James Harden fires 29 and Chris Paul tallies a triple-double as the Houston Rockets snap a three-game slide

HOT SQUAD. Chris Paul and 6 other Rockets players wind up in double figures against the Blazers. Photo from Houston Rockets

Mavs topple Clippers, Lakers ease past Suns

Dec 03, 2018 - 2:05 PM

Dallas drops Los Angeles from the top of the Western Conference

YOUTHFUL PROGRESS. LeBron James says the young Lakers squad is improving as days go by. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Kawhi dominates as Raptors outgun Wizards

Nov 24, 2018 - 4:12 PM

The Raptors roar to their fourth straight triumph for a 16-4 card – a franchise record for wins in the first 20 games

ON FIRE. Kawhi Leonard finishes just an assist-shy of a triple-double to power the Raptors. Photo from NBA

Griffin half-century powers unbeaten Pistons past Sixers

Oct 24, 2018 - 11:48 AM

Detroit's Blake Griffin erupts for a career-high 50 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists

SIZZLING. Pistons big man Blake Griffin gets showered with MVP chants. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Without suspended Chris Paul, Rockets fall to Clippers

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:39 AM

Houston absorbs its second loss in 3 games as Paul serves a two-game suspension

FALLING SHORT. Not even an impressive double-double from James Harden could lift the Rockets over the Clippers. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

WATCH: Clippers' Boban Marjanovic breaks rim with no-jump dunks

Oct 19, 2018 - 8:23 AM

Standing at 7-foot-3, the Serbian giant doesn't even need to jump to slam it home

BEHEMOTH. Boban Marjanovic proves why he is a crowd favorite with back-to-back no-jump dunks in the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA season-opener. Photo from Los Angeles Clippers' official Facebook account

Chris Paul inks deal with Rockets, DeAndre Jordan 'verbally' commits to Mavericks

Jul 01, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Everyone who formed the Los Angeles Clippers' own version of the 'Big 3' has left

DIFFERENT DECISIONS. DeAndre Jordan (left) leaves the Los Angeles Clippers while Chris Paul stays with the Houston Rockets. Jordan photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP and Paul photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

DeAndre Jordan leaves Clippers, sets sights on Mavericks

Jun 30, 2018 - 4:45 PM

Reports say NBA champion Golden State Warriors are also eyeing the 6-foot-11 big man

MAVS BOUND? DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers decides to test the free agency. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers reach terms with Rivers on new coaching deal

May 24, 2018 - 9:03 AM

Doc Rivers gets a contract extension even after the Los Angeles Clippers missed the NBA playoffs for the first time in 7 years

NEW CHALLENGES. Doc Rivers says more work needs to be done after a tough season with the Los Angeles Clippers. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Nuggets regain control of playoff destiny, Clippers eliminated

Apr 08, 2018 - 1:27 PM

The Denver Nuggets win their 5th straight to move into a tie with the Minnesota Timberwolves for 8th place in the Western Conference with two games to play

ALL AROUND. Nikola Jokic has his 9th triple-double of the season as the Denver Nuggets remained alive in the playoff race. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers coach Rivers fined $15K for criticizing refs

Mar 17, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Rivers points out anomalies during the Clippers' game against the Houston Rockets

'A JOKE'. Doc Rivers points out to the reporters that the Clippers attacked the basketball for the most the game while the Rockets attempted 41 from the 3-point line but was sent to the FT line 3 times as often as LA. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Houston Rockets down Clippers for 14th straight win

Mar 01, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The victory sends the Rockets to the top of the Western Conference, leading the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors

STREAKING. In this file photo, James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts after scoring against the Dallas Mavericks. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Jordan stars as Clippers send Celtics to their 3rd straight defeat

Feb 15, 2018 - 1:22 PM

This is the Boston Celtics' 4th defeat in 5 games

DE FACTO LEADER. DeAndre Jordan scores his career-high of 30 points and has become the de facto leader of the Clippers. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers trade Griffin to Pistons – reports

Jan 30, 2018 - 10:34 AM

The Clippers will receive guard Avery Bradley, forward Tobias Harris, centre Boban Marjanovic and a first and second round pick

MULTI-PLAYER TRADE. The Clippers bid goodbye to another one of their star players Blake Griffin. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets' Ariza, Green suspended two games for locker room visit

Jan 18, 2018 - 12:59 PM

James Harden and Chris Paul followed Ariza and Green into the corridor outside the opposing locker room in a bid to calm the situation and will not face disciplinary action.

SUSPENDED. A league investigation determined Ariza and Green entered the Clippers' locker room just after the game and engaged in what an NBA statement called "a hostile, verbal altercation" with several Clippers players. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Paul, Rockets teammates attempt to confront Clippers players in locker room - reports

Jan 16, 2018 - 5:58 PM

The two teams don't seem to like each other very much

HEATED RETURN. Chris Paul  argues a call during the first half against the LA Clippers. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers' Lou Williams drops career-high 50 points in win over Golden State

Jan 11, 2018 - 2:42 PM

The Warriors couldn't contain Williams as he shoots the lights out

BIG NUMBERS. Lou Williams records his third game with 40-plus points this season. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Curry propels Warriors past injury-riddled Clippers

Jan 07, 2018 - 11:01 AM

Blake Griffin's concussion is another injury blow to the Clippers

GOOD EXAMPLE. Steph Curry continues to lead the Warriors in scoring since getting back from an injury and still manages to extend a helping hand to Blake Griffin. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Carmelo Anthony curses on live TV after getting water poured on him

Jan 05, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Melo lets off an R-rated reaction to Westbrook's water bottle

NSFW. Russell Westbrook's water prank leads to a post-game scramble by the censors. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Clippers offset another Harden scoring explosion, send Rockets to second straight loss

Dec 23, 2017 - 2:31 PM

The Rockets lose two games in a row against the teams of Los Angeles

HOT SHOOTING. Austin Rivers leads the Clippers in the second half to take the win against the Rockets. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Chris Paul will miss reunion game against Clippers with thigh injury

Dec 22, 2017 - 7:59 AM

Paul suffered the adductor muscle injury this week against the Lakers

SITTING OUT. The Rockets have managed to keep the best record in the league, even with Chris Paul missing time with injuries. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets and Warriors roll on to remain top 2 in the West

Dec 12, 2017 - 5:08 PM

The Rockets make late scoring spree from guards James Harden and Chris Paul to thank for the win

7TH STRAIGHT. Klay Thompson leads the Curry-less Warriors to their 7th straight victory. File photo from AFP

Clippers, Williams sink Wizards with game-winning three-pointer

Dec 10, 2017 - 10:04 AM

Lou Williams sinks the go-ahead shot with 1.2 remaining to give LA the win

CLUTCH GENE. Lou Williams puts the Clippers up for good with a dagger of a three-pointer. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP