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Leonard, George help Clippers beat Jazz, cut deficit to 2-1

Jun. 13, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers coach Tyronn Lue was looking for a prime performance from both Paul George and Kawhi Leonard. They both delivered Grade A games to get Los Angeles back into its second-round series against Utah. Leonard scored 34 points and George added 31 in...

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 beat Mavs 104-97, force Game 7 in another road win

Jun. 05, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers made it an NBA-record six straight victories for the road team in a playoff series. Now they have to figure out how to beat Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks at home in a Game 7 to avoid another bitter...

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,...

Pokusevski scores 29, Thunder top Clippers in season finale

May. 17, 2021 00:45 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Aleksej Pokusevski scored a career-high 29 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 117-112 on Sunday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. It was a promising close to the season for the 7-foot rookie from...

Knicks beat Clippers 106-100 behind Rose and Bullock

May. 09, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Derrick Rose scored 25 points off the bench, Reggie Bullock added 24 and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-100 on Sunday to snap an eight-game skid at Staples Center. Bullock made five 3-pointers against his former team and RJ...

George dominates Pacers, leads Clippers to 6th straight win

Apr. 13, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George continued to dominate his former team by scoring 36 points on Tuesday night and leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 126-115 victory at Indiana. The Clippers have won six straight. George also had seven rebounds and...

Morris scores season-high 33 as Clippers win 5th straight

Apr. 12, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcus Morris Sr. scored a season-high 33 points, Paul George added 32 and the Los Angeles Clippers capped a nine-game homestand with a 131-124 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. George has three straight 30-point games despite dealing...

Leonard scores 31 as Clippers extend winning streak to 4

Apr. 10, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, Reggie Jackson added 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers used a dominating second quarter Friday night to defeat the Houston Rockets 126-109 and extend their winning streak to four games. The short handed Clippers, who were...