NBA Playoffs

Houston Rockets v Portland Trailblazers Ð Game Six

Dwight Howard Sent Home Early Once Again After Lillard’s Buzzer-Beater 3 To Beat Rockets

Damian Lillard hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Portland Trail Blazers stunned the Houston Rockets 99-98 to take their playoff series in six games and advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the first time in 14 years.

05/02/2014

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives against Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Jordan, Paul Lead Clippers To 3-2 Series Lead Over Warriors, 113-103

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.

04/29/2014

People gather during a protest and rally against racist comments made by L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling outside Staples Center before a playoff game on April 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life today by the NBA and barred from having any association with the team and ordered to pay a $2.5 million fine. (credit: Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images)

Demonstrators March Outside Staples Center To Voice Support For Silver’s Action

A crowd of demonstrators gathered to march outside Staples Center Tuesday, prior to the Los Angeles Clippers game, to voice support for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision to ban owner Donald Sterling for life.

04/29/2014

: Head coach Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers speaks to the press after facing the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers’ Rivers On Sterling Comments: ‘This Is A Very Emotional Subject, This Is Personal’

Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach and Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations Doc Rivers spoke out Monday, giving a statement on behalf of the Clippers organization in light of the controversy surrounding the alleged racist comments of owner Donald Sterling.

04/28/2014

Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Top Clippers 118-97, Even Series 2-2

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.

04/27/2014

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry After Game 3 Rout By Clippers: ‘We’ll Be Fine’

 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For all the problems he had facing the Clippers’ smothering trap defense in Game 2 of their playoff series, Warriors guard Stephen Curry hopes to see more of it. So, too, do […]

04/22/2014

J.J. Redick #4 of the Los Angeles Clippers goes up for a shot against the Golden State Warriors in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Staples Center on April 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Even Playoff Series With 138-98 Rout Of Warriors

Blake Griffin scored a career playoff-high 35 points without a foul and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in routing the Golden State Warriors 138-98 Monday night to even their first-round series at a game apiece.

04/21/2014

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers warms up before Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs against the Golden State Warriors at STAPLES Center on April 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Young Clippers Look To Mature Against Warriors

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.

04/20/2014

Sacramento Kings v Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers Defeat Kings To Match Franchise Record Of 56 Wins

Blake Griffin scored 27 points, DeAndre Jordan added 21, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings 117-101 on Saturday to earn their franchise record-tying 56th victory of the regular season.

04/12/2014

Oklahoma City Thunder v Los Angeles Clippers

Playoff Preview: Clippers Fall Short To Oklahoma City Thunder, 107-101

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.

04/09/2014

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Pacers Focus On LeBron At Own Risk

The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.

05/28/2013

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Report: Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Has Partial Tear In Shoulder

Anthony first hurt his left shoulder on April 14 against the Pacers. Now it seems he played the entire playoff run — 12 games — with a partially torn labrum.

05/23/2013

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Bulls, Heat Prepare For Friday’s Pivotal Game 3

The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.

05/10/2013

Amar’e Stoudemire, Mike Woodson (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Stoudemire Return Is Baffling Self-Sabotage By Knicks

John Schmeelk: The chances that coach Mike Woodson ends up looking good for this decision are slim to none.

05/10/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who’s The Bigger X-Factor? Kevin Durant Vs. Carmelo Anthony

With the game, series, or season on the line, would you rather have Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Durant on your squad?

05/09/2013

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