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The wild, wild Western Conference: Tight race to the finish awaits with slim separation among teams

Feb. 27, 2024 08:27 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — It's almost hard to picture a postseason without both LeBron James and Stephen Curry. And yet it very well could happen. They're both on the bubble. That's just the strength of the Western Conference this season. As it currently stands, James and his...

Kings beat Clippers 123-107 behind Fox and hand LA back-to-back losses for 1st time since December

Feb. 26, 2024 00:55 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 33 points, Domantas Sabonis had his NBA-leading 20th triple-double and the Sacramento Kings defeated the Clippers 123-107 on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its second loss in a row for the first time since late December. Norman Powell...

Kawhi Leonard and Terance Mann lead Clippers to 101-95 victory over Grizzlies

Feb. 23, 2024 23:57 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points, Terance Mann had a season-high 23 points and 12 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 101-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night. Paul George added 14 points for Los Angeles...

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 31 points, Thunder beat Clippers 129-107

Feb. 23, 2024 00:15 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Clippers 129-107 on Thursday night in a matchup of Western Conference contenders. Lu Dort added 19 points, Jalen Williams had 18 and Chet Holmgren 17 for Oklahoma City....

Analysis: Amid a wide-open playoff race, a wide-open NBA MVP race might be brewing as well

Feb. 21, 2024 06:06 AM EST

The new rule that rendered Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid ineligible for a second consecutive NBA MVP award because he’s missing too many games has the potential to create something the league hasn’t seen in almost two decades. That would be a wide-open MVP race. ...

Powell, George lead Clippers back from 12 down in fourth to beat Curry, Warriors 130-125

Feb. 15, 2024 01:43 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When the Golden State Warriors stopped playing the stingy defense that has carried them recently, Paul George and Norman Powell found every opening. Powell made four 3-pointers over the final 7:03 to score 21 points and outduel Stephen Curry down the stretch,...

Clippers star Kawhi Leonard nursing left thigh injury, All-Star Game status unclear

Feb. 14, 2024 22:21 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clippers star Kawhi Leonard has a strained left inner thigh and his status for this weekend's All-Star Game in Indianapolis was uncertain, though coach Tyronn Lue didn't consider the injury to be serious. The 32-year-old six-time All-Star sat out Wednesday...

Towns, Edwards help Timberwolves rally in second half for 121-100 victory over Clippers

Feb. 13, 2024 01:56 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored 24 points, Anthony Edwards added 23 and the Minnesota Timberwolves pulled away in the second half for a 121-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night in a matchup of two of the top teams in the Western Conference. Rudy...

George and Leonard combine for 57 points in rallying Clippers past Pistons 112-106

Feb. 10, 2024 19:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George scored 33 points, Kawhi Leonard added 24 and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-106 on Saturday. The Clippers opened the game on a 12-2 run before the Pistons tied it up and outplayed the home team...

Zion, McCollum lead big 4th quarter in the Pelicans' 117-106 win, slowing the Clippers' recent surge

Feb. 08, 2024 01:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 13 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Zion Williamson added 21 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans slowed the Los Angeles Clippers' recent roll with a 117-106 victory Wednesday night. Brandon Ingram had 15 points and eight...