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Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) defends against New Orleans Pelicans guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Leonard leads Clippers past short-handed Pelicans 111-106

Jan. 14, 2021 1:17 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points, Paul George added 27 and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 111-106 on Wednesday night. The Pelicans were missing starters Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball and Eric Bledsoe. Together, they account for 46.1 points and 15.6...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) dunks against the Chicago Bulls during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Leonard reaches 10,000 points; Clippers beat Bulls 130-127

Jan. 10, 2021 9:26 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freed from the pesky mask he'd been wearing on court for two weeks, Kawhi Leonard cut loose. Getting a steal and a dunk, hitting 3-pointer after 3-pointer. He finished with a season-high 35 points, going over 10,000 in his career, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat the Chicago...

Gondrezick scores 24; West Virginia women rout No. 17 Texas

Jan. 9, 2021 8:27 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick scored 14 of her 24 points in the first half and West Virginia routed No. 17 Texas 92-58 on Saturday night, snapping the Longhorns' five-game win streak. Gondrezick posted on her Twitter account on Friday that her father, 57-year-old Grant Gondrezick, had died. He...

Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) celebrates with guard Stephen Curry (30) after Wiggins made a 3-point shot against the Los Angeles Clippers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Curry scores 38 as Warriors rally past Clippers, 115-105

Jan. 9, 2021 1:59 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 38 points and the Golden State Warriors erased a big second-half deficit Friday night to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 115-105. The Warriors trailed by 21 late in the third quarter but Curry scored 19 in that period and pulled Golden State within six entering the...

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, defends against Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

They love LA: Spurs snap Lakers 4-game winning streak

Jan. 8, 2021 1:52 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trip to Los Angeles proved to be just what the San Antonio Spurs needed to snap out of an early-season slump. Two nights after beating the Clippers to snap a four-game losing streak, the Spurs picked up another win at Staples Center on Thursday, this time defeating the Los Angeles...

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, drives against Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

George, Leonard score 21 as Clippers beat Warriors 108-101

Jan. 7, 2021 1:29 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored the tying basket with 6:40 to play, then put his team ahead with a jumper the following possession on the way to 21 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors 108-101 on Wednesday night in the first of two straight matchups between the...

San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) shoots next to Los Angeles Clippers forward Nicolas Batum (5) and forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Spurs stop 4-game skid with 116-113 victory over Clippers

Jan. 6, 2021 1:09 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patty Mills hit a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 27 points off the bench, and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 116-113 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game skid. Dejounte Murray added 21 points, Rudy Gay had 16 points, LaMarcus Aldridge 14 points and...

Los Angeles Clippers guard Paul George receives a pass during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Clippers' Paul George sits out with ankle injury vs Spurs

Jan. 5, 2021 10:40 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George sat out for the Los Angeles Clippers against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. Clippers coach Tyronn Lue said George tweaked his ankle in Sunday's win over Phoenix and how he warmed up would determine whether he played against the Spurs. “He's going to be the...

Toronto Raptor guard Kyle Lowry (7) discusses a call with referee Rodney Mott (71) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

In the NBA this season, teams will see same refs more often

Jan. 5, 2021 2:19 AM EST

There are nine people who have been on the court to start four different games at Staples Center so far this season. Only eight of them are players. The other is referee Scott Foster. There might be no better way to explain how and why the NBA has changed the travel rules for officials this year than...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots over the defense of Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges (25) and center Deandre Ayton (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

George scores 39 points, Clippers hold off Suns 112-107

Jan. 4, 2021 12:04 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul George scored 39 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 112-107 on Sunday night after nearly blowing a 31-point lead in a matchup of two of the Western Conference’s top early season teams. At 5-2, the Clippers are tied with the Suns and Los Angeles...