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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...

Utah's Gobert wins third Defensive Player of the Year award

Jun. 09, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

Rudy Gobert saved Utah's opening game of the second round with a blocked shot, the kind of play that's earned him recognition as the NBA's best defender. It would have been ever better if Mark Eaton had seen it. The former Jazz center died last month...

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...

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...

Doncic scores 42, leads Mavs over Clippers 105-100 in Game 5

Jun. 03, 2021 02:20 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Something's got to give between the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Clippers. Neither team has won at home yet, and now it's the Mavs' turn. Luka Doncic scored 42 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. hit two free throws with eight seconds left, and Dallas...

Stars carry Clippers at Mavs again, 106-81 rout evens series

May. 31, 2021 01:19 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A little cat-and-mouse game between the coaches over the size of the lineups didn’t amount to much, as entertaining as it was early for another boisterous crowd in Dallas. The big dogs of the Los Angeles Clippers were the difference on the road again,...

Clippers spoil Mavs' party, 118-108, to get back in series

May. 29, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Don't count out Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and the Los Angeles Clippers just yet. Not even a raucous party atmosphere and big early Dallas lead in Luka Doncic's home playoff debut could keep the Clippers from getting back in a first-round series after a...

Doncic and Mavs beat Clippers 127-121, take 2-0 series lead

May. 26, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A familiar face sat behind the Dallas Mavericks' bench. Dirk Nowitzki, who led the franchise to its only championship in 2011 during his 21 seasons, came to see his old franchise that hasn't won a playoff series since its title. Led by Luka Doncic,...

NBA's young superstars showing their time is now in playoffs

May. 24, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trae Young didn’t look like a postseason rookie in silencing a rocking road crowd in New York. “The moment wasn’t too big for him,” Atlanta teammate Lou Williams said. Nor for Ja Morant or Devin Booker, who were just as...