The Los Angeles Clippers, without the assistance of Chris Paul, defeated the Houston Rockets in game one of the Western Conference Semifinals on Monday night.
Tim 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.
CP3 is taking his game to South Africa this summer.
Chris 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.
The Eastern Conference seems far less interesting than the West, but still some intriguing match-ups in play.
After DeAndre Jordan learned the Clippers had drawn the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs, the Los Angeles center must have thought about just going straight to the free throw line.
Ben McLemore scored 24 points, Derrick Williams added 22 and the Sacramento Kings sent the Los Angeles Lakers to the worst record in franchise history with a 122-99 victory Wednesday night in both clubs’ season finale.
A Los Angeles judge has ruled that the wife of the former Clippers owner is owed $2.6 million by a woman her husband showered with gifts.
Omri Casspi had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 102-92 on Monday night.
J.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.
Kenneth Faried scored a season-high 29 points and had 11 rebounds, Danilo Gallinari added 27 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-101 on Wednesday night.
Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick scored 27 points apiece and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Lakers 105-100 Tuesday night, completing a 4-0 season sweep of their downtrodden Staples Center co-tenant.
Blake Griffin scored 18 points, DeAndre Jordan added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers sent the Lakers to their franchise-record 56th defeat of the season, 106-78 Sunday night.
Anthony Davis scored 20 points and the New Orleans Pelicans inched closer to a possible playoff berth with a 113-92 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Chris Paul had a season-high 41 points and 17 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in the second half for a 126-122 victory over the Trail Blazers, denying Portland a chance at clinching the Northwest Division title Wednesday night.