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Jazz guard Mike Conley remains sidelined by hamstring strain

Jun. 12, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Conley was out of the Utah's lineup again Saturday night for Game 3 of the Jazz's second-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers. Coach Quin Snyder said Conley still is not fully recovered from a mild right hamstring strain that also kept...

Clippers facing another 0-2 deficit as series shifts to LA

Jun. 11, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Clippers find themselves in familiar territory — down 2-0 in their second straight playoff series and seeing one player outplay their two superstars. While the Clippers proved they could work their way out of a deep hole before, the challenges are...

Mitchell has 37, Jazz beat Clippers 117-111 for 2-0 lead

Jun. 11, 2021 02:16 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell's scoring sent the Utah Jazz into the lead and their defense closed the door. Mitchell scored 37 points and the Jazz forced nine straight misses down the stretch to outlast the Los Angeles Clippers 117-111 on Thursday night and...

Bucks face character test after getting embarrassed by Nets

Jun. 09, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — No second-round matchup had more advance billing than the Brooklyn Nets-Milwaukee Bucks series that featured the NBA’s two highest-scoring offenses. So far, it’s been no contest. Brooklyn has been every bit as potent as...

Donovan Mitchell scores 45, rallies Jazz past the Clippers

Jun. 09, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell did not feel like his usual self for an entire half. The Utah Jazz guard struggled with a bout of nausea and light-headedness before halftime Tuesday night. He felt even worse after his individual performance on offense and...

In the 2021 playoffs, the NBA's class of 2018 is showing up

Jun. 08, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

Phoenix's Deandre Ayton had Guy Fieri leaping out of his courtside seat with a thundering dunk. Atlanta's Trae Young had Spike Lee leaving early in disappointment. Dallas' Luka Doncic impressed Paul George so much that the Clippers’ veteran insisted on trading jerseys with the youngster. ...

Mavs focus on help for Doncic after another 1st-round exit

Jun. 07, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks are out in the first round again. The urgency to get their young superstar enough help for some deep playoff runs will grow fast, although the Mavericks are about to buy themselves time in pursuit of the franchise's first postseason...

Well-rested Jazz face battle-tested Clippers in West semis

Jun. 07, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

The Utah Jazz are well-rested. The Los Angeles Clippers are “war ready,” as Paul George puts it. The Jazz, the NBA’s No. 1 overall seed, host the fourth-seeded Clippers in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night. Utah is a...

Clippers-Jazz Western Conference semifinal preview capsule

Jun. 07, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Utah-LA Clippers Western Conference semifinal series that starts Tuesday: No. 1 UTAH JAZZ (52-20, 4-1) vs. No. 4 LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS (47-25, 4-3) Season series: Jazz, 2-1. Story line: The Jazz are bidding...

Home sweet home: Clippers beat Mavs 126-111 to win series

Jun. 06, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No chest-thumping, shouting or theatrics. With very little change of expression, Kawhi Leonard altered the Los Angeles Clippers' playoff fortunes. Leonard narrowly missed a triple-double, finishing with 28 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, to help...