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Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, drives around Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The Clippers won 122-95. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Leonard scores 32 as Clippers beat Magic 122-95

Jan. 17, 2020 2:34 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adept at operating at whatever gear his team needs, Kawhi Leonard has been in selfish mode of late, and the Los Angeles Clippers are better for it. Leonard scored 32 points, Montrezl Harrell had 21 and the Clippers beat the Orlando Magic 122-95 on Thursday night. Leonard also had five...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, shoots as Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 128-103. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Leonard scores 43 in 3 quarters as Clippers rout Cavaliers

Jan. 15, 2020 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard more than did his part to make sure the Los Angeles Clippers made quick work of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The All-Star forward scored a season-high 43 points in 28 minutes Tuesday night as the Clippers cruised to a 128-103 rout. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he...

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) drives his head into Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac (40) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Jokic helps Nuggets hold on for 114-104 win over Clippers

Jan. 13, 2020 12:33 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets put an ugly loss behind them with a statement win over a top-tier team. Nikola Jokic had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the Nuggets withstood a big rally to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 114-104 on Sunday night. This bounce-back performance was just what they needed to...

Clippers' George sits out game with strained hamstring

Jan. 10, 2020 9:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers forward Paul George was sitting out the team's game against the Golden State Warriors after he strained his left hamstring during practice Wednesday. Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers termed the injury as “mild” and said the early prognosis is that it shouldn't keep the...

Los Angeles Clippers' Montrezl Harrell (5) dunks over New York Knicks' Marcus Morris Sr. (13) and Reggie Bullock (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Clippers get 30-plus from 3 players, beat Knicks 135-132

Jan. 5, 2020 8:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A day after a 26-point loss to Memphis in another matinee, the Clippers had a least three players score at least 30 points for the first time in franchise history. Montrezl Harrell scored 34 points off the bench, reserve Lou Williams scored 32 to match starter Paul George, and Los...

Memphis Grizzlies' Ja Morant (12) dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Grizzlies beat George-less Clippers 140-114 for 7th road win

Jan. 4, 2020 7:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jae Crowder was making shots early, putting him in a rhythm that carried throughout the game. His Memphis teammates followed right along and took advantage of Los Angeles star Paul George's absence to rout the Clippers 140-114 on Saturday. The Grizzlies never scored less than 25 points...

Clippers' Paul George sits out because of tight hamstring

Jan. 4, 2020 3:06 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George won't play for the Los Angeles Clippers against the Memphis Grizzlies because of left hamstring tightness. The team ruled him out before Saturday's day game at Staples Center. Coach Doc Rivers says it's possible George could return Sunday against the New York Knicks in the...

Members of the Los Angeles Clippers stand duringa a moment of silence Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Los Angeles, prior to a basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, for former NBA Commissioner David Stern, who died Wednesday as a result of the brain hemorrhage. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Clippers beat Pistons 126-112; George leaves with hamstring

Jan. 3, 2020 2:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a night when Paul George only played half a game, the Los Angeles Clippers had plenty in reserve. Bench stars Montrezl Harrell scored 23 points and Lou Williams added 22 in a 126-112 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night that gave the Clippers consecutive wins for the...

San Antonio Spurs' DeMar DeRozan, right, and Golden State Warriors' Marquese Chriss chase the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

DeRozan, Spurs escape Warriors in overtime, 117-113

Dec. 31, 2019 11:15 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors are experiencing a level of mediocrity unseen in the tenures of their veteran coaches. Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr aren't letting their teams throw in the towel. That was abundantly clear as they battled into overtime. DeMar DeRozan had...

El escolta de los Kings de Sacramento Bogdan Bogdanovic bloquea el tiro del alero de los Clippers de Los √Āngeles Paul George en la primera mitad del juego del martes 31 de diciembre de 2019, en Sacramento. (AP Foto/Rich Pedroncelli)

George just misses triple-double, Clippers beat Kings 105-87

Dec. 31, 2019 8:59 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paul George and Kawhi Leonard had far more success passing the ball in the first half than they did shooting it – and the Clippers still put up nearly 60 points. That, as Leonard pointed out afterward, bodes well for a franchise in serious pursuit of its first NBA...