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Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors' Eric Paschall (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Clippers bounce back from loss to Lakers, throttle Warriors

Mar. 11, 2020 1:42 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 23 points before sitting out the entire fourth quarter along with the rest of the Doc Rivers’ starters, and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Golden State Warriors 131-107 on Tuesday night. Paul George and Patrick Beverley scored 15 points apiece as the...

Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Jackson, second from left, tries to pass while under pressure from Los Angeles Lakers guard Danny Green, left, and forward Anthony Davis during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 112-103. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LeBron & Co. snap Clippers' streak at 6 with 112-103 victory

Mar. 8, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James closed out a weekend to remember. First, he outdueled Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks in a match-up of NBA conference leaders. Then he kept the Los Angeles Lakers rolling with a victory over the streaking Clippers. James had 28 points, seven rebounds and nine...

Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, is fouled by Los Angeles Clippers' Paul George during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Houston. The Clippers won 120-105. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Kawhi Leonard has 25 points, Clippers rout Rockets 120-105

Mar. 5, 2020 11:26 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rolled over the Houston Rockets 120-105 on Thursday night for their sixth straight victory. The Rockets were done in by their shooting woes in a game that was billed as a matchup of two of the top teams in the Western Conference,...

Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) goes against Oklahoma City Thunder's Terrance Ferguson (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March, 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck)

Leonard scores 25, leads Clippers past Thunder 109-94

Mar. 3, 2020 11:42 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-94 on Tuesday night. The Clippers held Oklahoma City to 42% shooting as coach Doc Rivers moved into sole possession of 12th place in NBA history with 936 wins. “We played defense...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, shoots as Philadelphia 76ers forward Al Horford defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 136-130. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Leonard scores 30, Clippers beat 76ers to win 4th straight

Mar. 1, 2020 7:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers was thankful to have his full roster against the Philadelphia 76ers. Otherwise, he didn't think his Los Angeles Clippers would be able to prevail in a game that turned out to be a track meet. The Clippers had four players score at least 24 points for only the second time in...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, left, shoots as Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig, center, and forward Jerami Grant defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

George, Leonard lead LA Clippers' 132-103 rout of Nuggets

Feb. 29, 2020 2:17 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers has spent most of the regular season coming up with patchwork lineups and hoping for a healthy future for the Los Angeles Clippers. Although they've got an outstanding record, their roster had only been fully healthy for a half-dozen games. That healthy future is finally here,...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives as Phoenix Suns forward Cameron Johnson (23) pursues during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Leonard scores 24 points, Clippers top Suns 102-92

Feb. 27, 2020 12:29 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Reggie Jackson's 3-pointer early in the fourth quarter gave the Los Angeles Clippers a double-digit lead. Teammate Marcus Morris hit another 3 with 45 seconds left that helped fend off a final Phoenix rally and secure the win. The two newest Clippers had big moments in their team's 102-92...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, shoots as Memphis Grizzlies guard De'Anthony Melton defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Clippers snap 3-game skid with 124-97 rout of Grizzlies

Feb. 25, 2020 2:19 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers served notice on Monday night just how dominant they can be with a healthy roster. Leonard scored 25 points in three quarters as the Clippers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 124-97 rout of the Memphis Grizzlies. Montrezl Harrell had 22...

Sacramento Kings' Kent Bazemore (26) reacts after scoring against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sacramento Kings beat Clippers at Staples again, 112-103

Feb. 22, 2020 7:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sacramento Kings realize they might have started playing their best basketball of the season too late to contend for a playoff spot. Beating the powerhouse Los Angeles Clippers on the road twice in less than a month still feels awfully good, even if the Clips are far from the best...

Dwyane Wade arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Heat retiring Dwyane Wade's No. 3 this weekend

Feb. 21, 2020 3:24 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade says that whenever he would hear the national anthem play before Miami home games, he would take a moment and look to the rafters. “I always imagined my jersey being up there,” Wade said. He will no longer have to imagine the sight. After this weekend, it’ll be...