A game that appeared to be a laugher in the third quarter for the Los Angeles Clippers suddenly turned serious down the stretch.
Gordon Hayward scored 22 points, Trey Burke added 17 off the bench, and the Utah Jazz sent the Los Angeles Lakers to their 50th loss of the season, 80-73 on Thursday night.
A local high school girls basketball team, that had been forced to forfeit playing in a championship game for wearing illegal uniforms, is now being allowed to play.
Norman Powell had 20 points and eight rebounds, Isaac Hamilton scored 18 points and UCLA survived to beat Stanford 69-67 on Thursday night for its third straight win.
LeBron James scored 23 points, Kevin Love had 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers pushed their winning streak to 12 games Thursday night with an easy 105-94 win over the Los Angeles Clippers, who also lost their composure.
John Wall had 21 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds, and the Washington Wizards rallied from a 19-point deficit to send the Los Angeles Lakers to their ninth straight loss, 98-92 on Tuesday night.
The guard could be sent to the Celtics to help complete Boston’s impending trade of Jeff Green to Memphis. The Celtics reportedly wouldn’t keep Rivers, and that would allow him to be traded, possibly to the Clippers.
Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Jeff Teague added 20, and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-98 Monday night and earn their seventh straight road victory for the first time in 21 years.
Damian Lillard scored 39 points and made the go-ahead basket with 36 seconds remaining as the Portland Trail Blazers rallied from a 10-point deficit in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 98-94 Monday night.
Another slow start had UCLA coach Steve Alford questioning his team’s toughness at halftime. He demanded to know who was going to be a leader and bring energy against an upstart UC Riverside team.
Kobe Bryant scored nine of his 32 points in the final 3:14, leading the Los Angeles Lakers’ fourth-quarter comeback for a 98-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
Magic Johnson wants the Los Angeles Lakers to lose for their own good. Coach Byron Scott thinks they are better off learning how to win.
Blake Griffin scored a season-high 45 points, drilling the winning 3-pointer that hit the rim and dropped in at the buzzer, to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 121-120 in overtime Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
Nikola Jovanovic scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for USC, helping the Trojans beat New Mexico 66-54 on Sunday.
Mike Caffey scored 24 points, Tyler Lamb added 16, and Long Beach State rallied to beat Xavier 73-70 on Sunday to place third in the Wooden Legacy tournament.