Starless Clippers ready to shop in summer free-agent market

Basketball 04/27/19, 15:03

The Los Angeles Clippers overcame low expectations and a roster without any current or former All-Stars to win 48 games, make the playoffs and push the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors to six games.Now they're ready to go shopping. A blockbuster list of free agents comes on the market ...

As Houston waits, Warriors will try again to oust Clippers

Sports 04/25/19, 14:21

Golden State was looking ahead to facing Houston. At least, Klay Thompson acknowledged that was the case.Kevin Durant said he wasn't sure about that.And Stephen Curry flatly dismissed the notion.Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, waits for play to resume in the second half in Game 5 of a first-round ...

Fresh off loss at Golden State, Clippers return for playoffs

Basketball 04/12/19, 18:59

This is such a different time for the Clippers and Warriors from their days as fierce rivals who swung elbows, tussled and trash-talked at every chance.Both franchises were finding themselves then, from a testy Christmas matchup in 2013 in Oakland to a chippy seven-game first-round series just four months later ...

Clippers top Timberwolves to clinch playoff berth

Basketball 03/26/19, 22:26

Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night with a 122-111 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.Coach Doc Rivers' club is back in the postseason after falling short last year. Los Angeles finished 42-40 last season, missing the playoffs after making it six ...

Clippers clinch playoff spot with win over Timberwolves

Sports 03/26/19, 21:45

Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night with a 122-111 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.Coach Doc Rivers' club is back in the postseason after falling short last year. Los Angeles finished 42-40 last season, missing the playoffs after making it for ...

Clippers win fifth straight, beat Knicks 124-113

Basketball 03/25/19, 04:46

Doc Rivers insists he doesn't stress about the standings or speculate about seeding.If he decides to look Sunday, he'll be delighted with how high his Clippers have climbed.Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points to extend the best scoring streak of his career, and Los Angeles beat the New York Knicks 124-113 ...

Williams’ 3-pointer lifts Clippers to 119-116 win over Nets

Basketball 03/17/19, 22:51

Lou Williams hit the game-winning 3-pointer from the top of the key at the final buzzer to give the Los Angeles Clippers a 119-116 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night.Los Angeles led 116-106 with 1:02 remaining, only to see Brooklyn score 10 straight points and tie it with ...

Double ejection: Bulls, Clippers coaches tossed for arguing

Sports 03/16/19, 00:24

Doc Rivers and Jim Boylen were both ejected from the Clippers' game against Chicago on Friday night after the coaches began arguing in the third quarter.The Clippers led 91-76 with 1:10 remaining in the period when Boylen thought that Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell was too aggressive on an offensive foul ...

Gallinari scores 27 as Clippers rally for victory over Bulls

Basketball 03/16/19, 00:13

Danilo Gallinari scored 27 points, Montrezl Harrell added 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in a third quarter that saw both coaches ejected for arguing to beat the Chicago Bulls 128-121 on Friday night.The Clippers trailed 63-57 at halftime, but took control in the third by scoring a season-high ...

Clippers’ Williams becomes NBA bench points leader in win

Sports 03/12/19, 00:09

Lou Williams scored 34 points and became the NBA's career leader in points off the bench as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Boston Celtics 140-115 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.Williams came into the game needing 28 points to pass Curry, who had 11,147 points when not ...

Gallinari gets 23, Clips hold off slumping Lakers 113-105

Basketball 03/05/19, 01:14

Danilo Gallinari scored 23 points, Lou Williams added 21 and the Los Angeles Clippers dealt another blow to the Los Angeles Lakers' fading playoff hopes with a 113-105 victory Monday night.Gallinari led six Clippers scoring in double figures while they comfortably maintained a lead over their Staples Center co-tenants down ...

Update: Currys place family wager on 3-point competition

Sports 02/16/19, 11:35

The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):11:35 a.m.The Curry brothers have levied a wager for their head-to-head competition in Saturday night's NBA 3-point contest: Whoever loses must buy tickets for the entire Curry family anytime they play against each other for the remainder of their NBA careers.Stephen said ...

Leonard scores 18 points, Raptors rout Clippers 121-103

Basketball 02/03/19, 17:43

Kawhi Leonard scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka had 16 points and 12 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 121-103 on Sunday for their 10th victory in their last 11 home games.Ibaka has a career-best six straight double-doubles, Toronto's longest streak since Chris Bosh had eight in ...

NBA coaches put priority on their health to cope with grind

Basketball 01/15/19, 02:11

Luke Walton began a wellness program for his Lakers coaching staff. Steve Kerr reached out to Steve Clifford after each spent significant time away from the sideline because of debilitating headaches and other symptoms.Coaches around the league are taking preventive measures to help deal with the grind and stresses of ...

Williams out for Clippers against Thunder

Basketball 12/15/18, 20:12

Lou Williams will sit out the Los Angeles Clippers' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a sore left hamstring.Clippers coach Doc Rivers made the announcement Saturday before the game.Williams, who is averaging 17.2 points and 4.5 assists, will miss his third straight game. He was injured against Phoenix on ...

Lillard scores 25 as Trail Blazers beat Clippers 116-105

Basketball 11/09/18, 01:49

Damian Lillard had 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers won their third straight game, 116-105 over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.CJ McCollum added 23 points for Portland, which has won six of seven.Danilo Gallinari and Lou Williams each scored 20 for the Clippers. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had a ...

Update: Doc Rivers urging eligible players ‘to go vote’

Basketball 09/24/18, 11:44

The Latest on NBA media day from around the league on Monday (all times Eastern):5:05 p.m.Doc Rivers says he's always been political, he just doesn't talk about it much.But the Los Angeles Clippers coach is urging his players who are eligible to vote in next month's midterm elections to ...

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