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Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) dunks against New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes (10) in the second half an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans 133-130

Jan. 18, 2020 8:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As disappointed as Clippers coach Doc Rivers was to see his team give up 80 first-half points, he now has evidence that his team can do that and still find a way to win — on the road. Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points and the Clippers rallied to beat the recently resurgent New...

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...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to his three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Bucks cruise past Knicks behind Antetokounmpo's 37 points

Jan. 15, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn't looking at the scoreboard. Even though the Milwaukee Bucks led by 25 points at halftime Tuesday night, the reigning MVP maintained his focus in the third quarter and put the finishing touches on a 128-102 victory over the New York Knicks. Antetokounmpo had 17...

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...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, passes the ball as Golden State Warriors guard Ky Bowman defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Clippers rally in fourth quarter to beat Warriors 109-100

Jan. 11, 2020 2:33 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After having four days off, the Los Angeles Clippers looked more rusty than rested during the first three quarters of their game Friday night against the Golden State Warriors. Then, they were able to get things in gear just in time. Kawhi Leonard scored 10 of his 36 points over the...

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...

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook (0) dribbles as Philadelphia 76ers guard Josh Richardson defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Westbrook set to return to face a Thunder team that is OK

Jan. 7, 2020 3:13 AM EST

Once Russell Westbrook headed to Houston, the Oklahoma City Thunder were supposed to be headed toward a rebuild. The team Westbrook returns to face this week doesn’t look like a team headed for the lottery. It’s playing like one Westbrook might see again in the postseason. The Thunder welcome back...

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...