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At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home

Sep. 17, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process. Painstaking decisions were made time and time again, right down to what an inch or two difference in leg room between rows would mean or where cupholders should be...

Lakers add longtime Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan

Sep. 09, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeAndre Jordan is back in Los Angeles, and this time he'll be chasing a championship from the Staples Center locker room that has a few more trophies in it. The longtime Clippers center signed with the Lakers on Thursday, filling their penultimate...

Rajon Rondo re-signs with Lakers for another title push

Aug. 31, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Rajon Rondo saw the opportunity to add his youth and energy to a championship-contending team, the 35-year-old point guard jumped at the chance to return to the Los Angeles Lakers. “I’m most excited about not being the oldest guy on the team...

Grizzlies waive Rajon Rondo less than 2 weeks after trade

Aug. 28, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have waived veteran guard Rajon Rondo. The Grizzlies announced the move Saturday after acquiring Rondo on Aug. 16 in a deal that sent guard Eric Bledsoe to the Los Angeles Clippers for Rondo, Patrick Beverly and center Daniel...

T-wolves seal deal with Grizzlies for ace defender Beverley

Aug. 25, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves finalized their acquisition of ace defender Patrick Beverley, sending 2019 first-round draft pick Jarrett Culver and backup forward Juancho Hernangómez to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. The trade was agreed to in...

NBA schedule for 75th anniversary season has nods to history

Aug. 20, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

The full schedule for the NBA’s 75th anniversary season was released Friday, highlighted in part by what will be a yearlong tribute to some of the key moments in league history. Opening night is Oct. 19. It’s back to a normal schedule for the NBA, with all teams...

Clippers trade Beverley, Rondo to Memphis for Eric Bledsoe

Aug. 16, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Clippers have brought back guard Eric Bledsoe to the team where he started his NBA career. A trade with the Memphis Grizzlies announced Monday sends Bledsoe to the Clippers for guards Patrick Beverley and Rajon Rondo and center Daniel Oturu. Bledsoe spent...

No. 1 pick Cunningham hits 7 3s to lead Pistons past Knicks

Aug. 14, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cade Cunningham is making a strong first impression on the NBA. The No. 1 overall pick made 7 of 10 3-pointers and finished with 24 points, seven rebounds and three assists to help the Detroit Pistons beat the New York Knicks 93-87 on Friday night in...

Clippers re-sign Nic Batum to complete free agent signings

Aug. 13, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers on Friday re-signed free agent Nicholas Batum, who revived his career during last season’s pandemic-shortened schedule. He signed his new contract in his native France during a livestream on the team’s Instagram account....

LA Clippers re-sign injured superstar Kawhi Leonard

Aug. 12, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard is staying in Los Angeles after the Clippers re-signed their free-agent superstar on Thursday. Leonard averaged 26 points, 6.8 rebounds and five assists in his first two seasons with his hometown team. He suffered a...