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DeAndre Jordan of the Clippers, right, is fouled by San Antonio's Tim Duncan during Thursday night's game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Crawford, Paul Help Clippers Hold Off Spurs, Boost Edge In West

DeAndre Jordan had 26 points and 18 rebounds, Jamal Crawford added 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat San Antonio 119-115 Thursday night, increasing their lead over the Spurs to 1½ games in the West.

02/19/2015

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‘I Can’t Say It Is The End': Kobe Seeking Career ‘Rebirth’, Not Retirement

With time to reflect on a 20-year career in the NBA, Los Angeles Lakers guard and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant wants everyone to know he may still have one more curtain call left.

02/17/2015

PHOENIX - JUNE 20: Kevin Johnson #7 of the Phoenix Suns looks to make a play against the Chicago Bulls during Game Six of the 1993 NBA Championship Finals at America West Arena on June 20, 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona. Chicago won 99-98, taking the Series 4-2. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

10 Biggest NBA Trade Deadline Deals

The NBA trade deadline looms on Thursday, but it’s been quiet over the past couple of years and figures to be again this season. Let’s take a look back at some of the biggest (though not always the best) trades made on deadline day in league history.

02/17/2015

Russell Westbrook #0 playing for the West Coast all-stars goes up of the dunk during the 2015 NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York,New York (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westbrook Has 41 Points, West Edges East In NBA All-Star Game

Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the NBA All-Star Game record, and the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday night.

02/15/2015

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars shoots during the 2015 NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2015 All-Star Weekend at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top Five Moments From The 2015 NBA All-Star Game

Here are the top five moments from this year’s game and a few that weren’t so great.

02/15/2015

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Report: Lakers To Offer Suns’ Dragic $80M Deal

The Los Angeles Lakers may be willing to pay big bucks to acquire Phoenix Suns’ guard Goran Dragic, according to a report Friday.

02/13/2015

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, sportscaster Ernest Johnson Jr., basketball player Kenny Smith and basketball player Charles Barkley speak onstage as Fall Out Boy takes the stage at American Express All-Star Live at Hammerstein Ballroom broadcast live on TNT to tip-off NBA All-Star 2015 on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for American Express)

Keidel: Certain Irony To Having NBA All-Star Game In New York City

There’s a certain irony to having the NBA All-Star game in New York City. For more years than we New Yorkers care to admit, both NYC and MSG have been basketball mausoleums, places where hoop dreams go to die.

02/13/2015

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Jordan’s 24 Points, 20 Rebounds Lead Clippers Over Rockets

DeAndre Jordan had 24 points and 20 rebounds, Jamal Crawford and J.J. Redick each had 20 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Houston Rockets 110-95 on Wednesday night.

02/11/2015

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Blazers Hand Lakers 11th Straight Road Loss With 102-86 Win

LaMarcus Aldridge had eight points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers extended the Los Angeles Lakers’ road losing streak to a franchise-record 11 games with a 102-86 victory Wednesday night.

02/11/2015

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Lawson Powers Nuggets To 106-96 Win Over Lakers, Extends LA’s Skid

Ty Lawson had season-highs of 32 points and 16 assists, leading Denver to a 106-96 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night that snapped the Nuggets’ six-game skid.

02/10/2015

DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 9: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder stands on the court during a game against the Denver Nuggets on February 9, 2015 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA’s Top ‘Stop And Watch’ Players

In the past three weeks we’ve seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call “Stop and Watch games.” As in stop what you’re doing right now and get to a television immediately.

02/10/2015

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Jordan, Clippers Roll, 115-98, After Mavs Lose Chandler, Ellis

DeAndre Jordan had 22 points and a career-high 27 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers won without Blake Griffin, beating Dallas 115-98 Monday night after the Mavericks lost Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis to injuries in the first four minutes.

02/09/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers dunks over a KIA during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. (Photo by Evan Gole/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Top Five Events During NBA All-Star Weekend

In just over a week the biggest stars in the basketball world will begin to converge on the New York area for the NBA All-Star weekend.

02/09/2015

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Clippers: Blake Griffin To Have Elbow Surgery For Staph Infection

The Los Angeles Clippers announced Sunday that 25-year-old Blake Griffin will undergo surgery for a staph infection in his elbow.

02/08/2015

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