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 ...

Durant has 50, Warriors beat Clippers 129-110; Rockets next

Basketball 04/27/19, 02:28

Kevin Durant is setting the tone for the Golden State Warriors. Get him the ball and watch him work. Durant scored 38 of his playoff career-high 50 points in the first half, Draymond Green had a triple-double, and Golden State dominated in closing out the Los Angeles Clippers 129-110 Friday night ...

Warriors prepare for rested Harden, Houston in West rematch

Sports 04/27/19, 02:04

After outlasting the no-name Los Angeles Clippers in six games, the Golden State Warriors have a superstar on their hands next.James Harden and the Houston Rockets in a rematch of last year's Western Conference finals. That's when the Rockets let a 3-2 lead slip away and saw the Warriors go ...

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 ...

Clippers cut Warriors’ lead to 3-2; Rockets advance

Basketball 04/25/19, 00:31

Lou Williams hit a fadeaway jumper with 1:29 left and finished with 33 points and 10 assists, the Warriors uncharacteristically clanked shots much of the second half and couldn't make key stops, and the Los Angeles Clippers sent their first-round series back home with a 129-121 Game 5 win over ...

Lou Williams, Clippers force Game 6 against champ Warriors

Sports 04/25/19, 00:24

Lou Williams hit a fadeaway jumper with 1:29 left and finished with 33 points and 10 assists, the Warriors uncharacteristically clanked shots much of the second half and couldn't make key stops, and the Los Angeles Clippers sent their first-round series back home with a 129-121 Game 5 win over ...

Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93 win

Basketball 04/24/19, 21:45

James Harden scored 26 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Utah Jazz 100-93 on Wednesday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1.The Rockets advanced to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season and will face the winner of the Los Angeles Clippers-Golden State Warriors series.Ricky Rubio ...

Warriors will try to eliminate Los Angeles at home

Sports 04/23/19, 18:26

Steve Kerr drove home from a stunning 35-point defeat at Oracle Arena one night last month and thought of something on the bright side: He can't recall very many ugly losses during Golden State's sensational five-year run.This season has brought a handful of embarrassing performances in the final hurrah at ...

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Sports 04/21/19, 17:19

Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Klay Thompson added 32 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 113-105 Sunday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.Stephen Curry was in foul trouble for the second straight game and finished with 12 points. Andrew Bogut fouled ...

Celtics can sweep; Warriors, Raptors, Blazers aiming at 3-1

Basketball 04/20/19, 10:15

The stars have been stars in these playoffs.Kyrie Irving has Boston on the cusp of sweeping away Indiana Pacers. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Golden State are coming off a game against the Los Angeles Clippers where the Warriors looked very much like the NBA champions again. Damian Lillard and ...

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors’ 132-105 win

Basketball 04/19/19, 00:27

Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 Thursday night and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.The Warriors began the game on a 22-9 tear ...

Clippers stun Warriors with record comeback

Basketball 04/16/19, 02:37

Landry Shamet hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left, Stephen Curry couldn't answer on the other end, and the Los Angeles Clippers climbed back from a 31 points down to stun the Golden State Warriors 135-131 on Monday night and even their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.It ...

Warriors squander 31-point lead, Clippers tie series at 1-1

Basketball 04/16/19, 00:50

Landry Shamet hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left, Stephen Curry couldn't answer on the other end, and the Los Angeles Clippers climbed back from a 31 points down to stun the Golden State Warriors 135-131 on Monday night and even their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.It ...

Curry’s 38 points lead Warriors to Game 1 win over Clippers

Sports 04/13/19, 22:06

Stephen Curry scored 38 points and made eight 3-pointers to give him the most in postseason history, and the top-seeded Golden State Warriors began their quest for a three-peat by running away from the frustrated Los Angeles Clippers for a 121-104 victory in their playoff opener Saturday on a night ...

Playoff time: 10 things to know for the NBA postseason

Basketball 04/12/19, 11:03

There's no LeBron James in these playoffs, so the NBA Finals will have a distinctly new look for the first time in nine years.There's no Tony Parker, for the first time in nearly two decades.There's no Dwyane Wade, and he'll never play a playoff game again.Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, middle, ...

The field is set: NBA matchups for 2019 playoffs finalized

Sports 04/11/19, 00:41

The last spot in the NBA playoffs went to the Detroit Pistons.Their reward: A series against MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.The drama of the regular season went all the way to the very end of the regular season, with seven of the eight first-round playoff matchups not ...

Clippers beat Jazz 143-137 in OT to stop 3-game skid

Basketball 04/11/19, 00:26

Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points to lead seven players in double figures and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Utah Jazz 143-137 in overtime on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game skid to close the regular season.Ivica Zubac added 22 points and 11 rebounds and Patrick Beverley had 14 points in ...

Clippers honor broadcaster Ralph Lawler for 40-year career

Basketball 04/10/19, 20:43

Ralph Lawler is calling his final regular season game for the Los Angeles Clippers.The newly named Hall of Fame broadcaster is being joined by friend and former on-air partner Bill Walton for the Clippers' game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night at Staples Center.Lawler, who turns 81 on April ...

Curry leads Warriors to No. 1 seed in Western Conference

Basketball 04/07/19, 22:16

Soaking in the franchise's nostalgia of yesteryear, Stephen Curry scored 27 points and helped the Golden State Warriors clinch the Western Conference's top seed with a win in their final regular-season game at Oracle Arena, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 131-104 on Sunday night for a fifth straight victory.Kevin Durant ...

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