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The Los Angeles Clippers players sit on the bench during the second half as they fall to the Denver Nuggets in an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Even with Leonard and George, Clippers stall in playoffs

Sep. 16, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The more things changed for the Los Angeles Clippers, the more they stayed the same. They shocked the league by adding superstars Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to a proven cast, immediately creating major expectations for the franchise to win its first NBA championship. In the end, the...

Denver Nuggets' Michael Porter Jr. (1) celebrates after making a 3-pointer against the Los Angeles Clippers during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Nuggets do it again, taking Clippers to Game 7 in West

Sep. 13, 2020 5:09 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Flights home from the NBA’s bubble are planned whenever a team is on the cusp of elimination, just in case they’re needed. Denver is in no hurry to board that plane. The never-say-die Nuggets pulled off another season-saving comeback — and, after rallying...

Los Angeles Clippers' Marcus Morris Sr., second from right, and Denver Nuggets' Paul Millsap scuffle during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Millsap helps Nuggets rally, stun Clippers 111-105 in Game 5

Sep. 11, 2020 11:19 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Desperate times brings out the best in the Denver Nuggets. So does a 35-year-old veteran willing to scuffle and stand his ground. Paul Millsap ignited Denver with a fracas before scoring 14 of his 17 points in the third quarter, Michael Porter Jr. made a late 3-pointer and...

Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots against Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray (27) during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Leonard, Clippers beat Nuggets 96-85, take 3-1 series lead

Sep. 10, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has the Los Angeles Clippers a win away from the franchise's first-ever trip to the Western Conference finals. They're not celebrating anything just yet. “We’ve got a lot of work to do still,” Leonard said. “We’re still...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks over Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Bucks' Antetokounmpo leads NBA's All-Defensive team

Sep. 8, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was the Defensive Player of the Year, so it should be no surprise that he was also the leading vote-getter for the league’s All-Defensive team. The Milwaukee Bucks forward — and favorite to win his second consecutive MVP award —...

Los Angeles Clippers' Paul George (13) drives past Denver Nuggets' Gary Harris (14) during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

George, Leonard lead Clippers to 113-107 win over Nuggets

Sep. 8, 2020 12:54 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard blocked a dunk at the rim with one finger. It was part of a defensive effort that deserved a big hand for propelling the Los Angeles Clippers down the stretch. Paul George scored 32 points, Leonard added 23 along with a big late block and the dynamic duo helped...

Los Angeles Clippers' Patrick Beverley (21) reacts to a call by referee Pat Fraher (26) during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Denver Nuggets Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Beverley was ejected from the game. The Nuggets won 110-101. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

NBA fines Clippers' Beverley $25,000 for verbal abuse of ref

Sep. 7, 2020 3:48 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA fined Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 on Monday for verbally abusing a game official in Game 2 of his team’s Western Conference semifinal series against the Denver Nuggets. The incident took place Saturday night with 1:04 remaining in what...

Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray (27) drives past Los Angeles Clippers' Paul George (13) during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Nuggets lead wire-to-wire, top Clippers to tie series at 1

Sep. 6, 2020 12:23 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — It only took a few plays for Denver coach Michael Malone to like what he was seeing Saturday night. The Nuggets were physical on both ends, getting whatever they wanted offensively and setting a tone defensively. “We were a noticeably different team," Malone said. It...

Teammates mob Toronto Raptors' OG Anunoby, second player from left, after Anunoby's game winning shot at the buzzer in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Boston Celtics Thursday, Sept 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Raptors-Celtics prep for Game 4, Nuggets-Clippers for Game 2

Sep. 4, 2020 2:21 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A year ago, Toronto had The Shot. This time, the Raptors have The Pass. Despite Kyle Lowry’s attempts to take attention off the pass that he threw to OG Anunoby to set up the gamewinning, probably season-saving 3-pointer at the buzzer for Toronto in what became its...

Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) moves between Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray (27) and Nikola Jokic, right, in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Thursday, Sept 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Leonard scores 29 points; Clippers rout Nuggets in Game 1

Sep. 4, 2020 12:53 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rolled past the Denver Nuggets 120-97 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. Paul George scored 19 points and Marcus Morris added 18 for the Clippers. Los Angeles shot 57% from the field in...