NBA Playoffs

Clippers Miss Out On Conference Finals After Game 7 Loss To RocketsJames Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, sending them to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1997.
Clippers Rout Rockets In Game 4, Look To Wrap Series On TuesdayThe Los Angeles Clippers punished the Houston Rockets 128-95 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Semifinals.
Clippers Surprise Rockets With 117-101 Win In Game 1 Of Western Conference SemifinalsThe Los Angeles Clippers, without the assistance of Chris Paul, defeated the Houston Rockets in game one of the Western Conference Semifinals on Monday night.
Spurs Edge Clippers 111-107 In Pivotal Game 5 On Late CallTim Duncan scored 12 of his 21 points in the second half, and DeAndre Jordan was called for basket interference with 4.3 seconds left as the San Antonio Spurs moved to the brink of the second round with a 111-107 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 on Tuesday night.
San Antonio Leads Series, 2-1, After Leonard Helps Spurs Destroy Clippers, 100-73Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 32 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in dominating the Los Angeles Clippers 100-73 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.
Duncan And Leonard Help Spurs Beat Clippers In OT, 111-107, To Tie SeriesTim Duncan scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 in overtime Wednesday night, tying their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1.
Paul, Griffin Lead Clippers Past Spurs 107-92 In OpenerChris Paul scored 32 points, Blake Griffin added 26 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers surged in the second half for a 107-92 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night in their first-round playoff series opener.
NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round PreviewThe Eastern Conference seems far less interesting than the West, but still some intriguing match-ups in play.
NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round PreviewThe NBA regular season has come to an end and now we've got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to Mid-June. The Western Conference was stacked as usual during the regular season and provides multiple options for teams that could end up representing in the Finals.
Clippers Clinch No. 3 Seed In West After Win Over SunsChris Paul's 22 points, including six 3-pointers, led the Los Angeles Clippers to a 112-101 win over the injury-depleted Phoenix Suns in the Clippers' final regular-season game before the NBA playoffs.
Redick And Griffin Lead Clippers Past Grizzlies, 94-86J.J. Redick and Blake Griffin scored 18 points each and the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away down the stretch to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 94-86 on Saturday night to take a step toward securing home-court advantage for the playoffs.
Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-UpsThree weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let's look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.