Latest Kawhi Leonard News

Oldies but goodies: The Lakers may be ones to catch in West

Oct. 13, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

It may be a roster like none other. The Los Angeles Lakers have four of the NBA’s top seven active scorers. The top three leading active rebounders. Three of the top four active leaders in assists. Three of the top five in blocks. Three of the top five in wins. Four of...

George facing increased workload for Clippers without Kawhi

Oct. 12, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No Kawhi Leonard means even more Paul George for the Los Angeles Clippers. With Leonard out while recovering from knee surgery, George becomes the primary scorer for a team looking to make a deeper run in the playoffs. George is already one of the...

2-time NBA loser San Diego perfect host for 3 teams' camps

Sep. 30, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ty Lue was seven when the San Diego Clippers packed up their basketballs and uniforms and moved the 120 miles up the freeway to Los Angeles after the 1983-84 season, becoming the second NBA team to abandon “America’s Finest City” in 13 years. Even...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers just trying to get healthy. He’s two months into rehab after...

LA Clippers re-sign injured superstar Kawhi Leonard

Aug. 12, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard is staying in Los Angeles after the Clippers re-signed their free-agent superstar on Thursday. Leonard averaged 26 points, 6.8 rebounds and five assists in his first two seasons with his hometown team. He suffered a...

Free-agent guard Reggie Jackson re-signs with LA Clippers

Aug. 11, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reggie Jackson is returning to the Los Angeles Clippers after helping the team reach the Western Conference finals for the first time. The team announced the re-signing of the free-agent point guard on Wednesday. Jackson averaged...

AP Source: Leonard re-signing with LA Clippers

Aug. 06, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard will re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, even though he might miss most of the upcoming season due to a knee injury. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday that the two sides are still finalizing terms...

NBA free agency set to open, with many eyes on Kyle Lowry

Aug. 01, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

Free agency doesn’t start until 6 p.m. Eastern on Monday. The machinations toward getting ready, however, were in full steam on Sunday. And the Miami Heat were at the center of the activity. With Kyle Lowry set to become one of the top free agents...

Gold and green: Olympic basketball, NBA business intersect

Aug. 01, 2021 10:17 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Evan Fournier and Nicolas Batum are going for gold, though they can’t forget about the green. Basketball and business are about to mix in a way players have never experienced. The quarterfinals of the Olympic men’s tournament arrives on the...

Clippers get Johnson after trade with Knicks

Jul. 30, 2021 01:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers' tradition of making a move on draft night continued Thursday as they moved up to select Tennessee guard Keon Johnson after making a trade with the New York Knicks. The Clippers sent the No. 25 pick, which ended up being...