| May 8, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ 112-101 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals that evened the series at one game apiece:
1. This outcome was...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The Clippers have some adjustments to make after the Oklahoma City Thunder tied their second-round playoff series at one game apiece with a convincing 112-101 victory on Wednesday.
While the Clippers whittled down what was a 20-point deficit to 12, the...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:52 AM
The Oklahoma City Thunder heads into Game 5 of its playoff series with the Clippers hoping history repeats itself.
Oklahoma City was also tied with the Memphis Grizzlies after four games in the first round, but then lost Game 5 in overtime,...
| May 16, 2014
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego country, where more than 2,600 firefighters are now fighting the brush fires in San Marcos, Escondido and the surrounding area. Forecasts of onshore winds, cooler temperatures and higher humidity fanned...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 10:07 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The way the Orlando Magic offense performed Christmas night, you would have thought the team has an entirely new cast, not just a couple of additions here and there.
Two frustrating scoring draughts — each lasting about a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Doc Rivers is a self-declared systematic coach.
His Celtics defenses rarely missed their rotations, ranking near the top of the NBA in defensive field goal percentage and points allowed each of the last five seasons.
Rivers credited big men Kevin...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Thunder and Bulls
I'll take the team with the Big Three, but not the LeBron-Wade-Bosh combo. I'll go with the Durant-Westbrook-Harden triumvirate that makes the Thunder an even more lethal offensive club than the...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 11:44 PM
BOSTON — In their first 15 games this season, the Orlando Magic never folded, even in losses.
There’s a first time for everything.
The Magic unraveled Monday night, and the result was the worst single-game offensive performance in team...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Blake Griffin's jaw-dropping one-handed jam over Kendrick Perkins sent Los Angeles Clippers fans into a frenzy, fired up his teammates, lit up the Twitterverse and burned the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Griffin had 22 points to go with Chris Paul's 26...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 10:03 AM
A few days after saying he didn't intend to defend his slam-dunk contest title during NBA All-Star weekend, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin on Monday left open the possibility that he will compete in the event after all.
"I'm not even...