The team unified and rallied to beat the Golden State Warriors in seven games, setting up a Western Conference semifinal against Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder that starts Monday.
Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat the Golden State Warriors 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
NBA players strongly considered boycotting playoff games if Commissioner Adam Silver hadn’t ruled harshly against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul has released a statement regarding NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision to ban team owner Donald Sterling for his controversial comments.
Thus far, the allegedly racist comments from Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has triggered reactions from his players, his coach, former all-stars, and a number of public figures — including the President of the United States.
The Los Angeles Clippers made a silent protest against owner Donald Sterling before Game 4 of their Western Conference playoff series against Golden State. The Warriors made a different kind of statement during the game.
Blake Griffin scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 98-96 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson sat on the scorer’s table at Oracle Arena on Wednesday morning. He gazed around the building and tried to envision what it will look and sound like when the Warriors host the Los Angeles Clippers for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series Thursday night.
The Clippers insist they just weren’t themselves in losing their series opener. They chalk it up to being too amped, which led to mistakes on both ends.
The NBA says referees missed a foul call late in the Warriors’ Game 1 win that would have given the Clippers a chance to tie the score.
As much as the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors don’t like each other, they’re a lot alike in some ways.
Russell Westbrook scored 30 points in his return to the lineup, Kevin Durant added 27, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Los Angeles Clippers 107-101 Wednesday night in a possible playoff preview.
Chris Paul had 30 points and 12 assists, Jamal Crawford added 22 points and the Los Angeles Clippers clinched their franchise-record third straight playoff appearance with a 118-107 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
Blake Griffin had 20 points and Chris Paul shook off a sprained ankle to score 18 points and extended the Los Angeles Clippers’ winning streak to 10 with a 96-87 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
Blake Griffin made 11 of 19 shots while extending his career-best streak of games with 20 or more points to 22.