SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Keldon Johnson scored 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 113-92 on Sunday night to strengthen their bid for a play-in berth.
Coupled with the Los Angeles Lakers’ loss to Denver, San Antonio’s magic number for clinching 10th place in the Western Conference is two games.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers traded Norman Powell and Robert Covington to the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday for Eric Bledsoe, Justise Winslow, rookie Keon Johnson and a second-round pick in 2025.
Los Angeles Clippers (22-24, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (26-18, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia plays the Los Angeles Clippers after Joel Embiid scored 50 points in the Philadelphia 76ers' 123-110 win over the Orlando Magic.
Memphis Grizzlies (25-14, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (19-19, eighth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles takes on Memphis looking to end its four-game home skid.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers came to Brooklyn without their coach and many of their best players.
The Nets couldn't convince themselves that LA's patchwork lineup could beat them.
BOSTON (AP) — Eric Bledsoe scored 10 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, hitting a key 3-pointer down the stretch, to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Boston Celtics 91-82 on Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nikola Jokic kept the Denver Nuggets from blowing another game with a history-making performance.
He had 26 points and 22 rebounds, rallying Denver past the Los Angeles Clippers 103-100 on Sunday night after the Nuggets wasted a 17-point lead.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Eric Bledsoe scored 19 points, Paul George had 17 and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Sacramento Kings 105-89 on Wednesday night.
Serge Ibaka added a season-high 17 points, including three dunks and 12 points in the fourth quarter, to help the Clippers end a three-game losing streak.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors extended their winning streak to eight with a 105-90 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reggie Jackson scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers got back on track with a 107-96 victory over the lowly Detroit Pistons on Friday.
After dropping three of four games, the Clippers never trailed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George scored 34 points, hitting 12 of 13 free throws, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 106-92 on Tuesday night.
Reggie Jackson overcame a poor start and finished with 21 points to help the Clippers bounce back after their seven-game winning streak ended on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points and Zach LaVine added 29 to help the Chicago Bulls beat the Los Angeles Clippers 100-90 on Sunday night, ending the Clippers’ seven-game winning streak.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers shut down Karl-Anthony Towns, and the Minnesota Timberwolves disappeared with him.
Paul George scored 23 points, Reggie Jackson added 21 points and the Clippers won 129-102 on Saturday night for their seventh victory in a row.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After losing four of their first five games, the Los Angeles Clippers are rolling. And they're showing they can play with the lead when Paul George needs a breather.
George scored 27 points, Reggie Jackson added all of his 22 in the second half and the Clippers hung on to beat the Miami Heat 112-109 Thursday night for their sixth straight win.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas has agreed to a two-year extension worth a reported $30.1 million.
The extension was announced by the Pelicans on Wednesday, the same day Valanciunas made his New Orleans debut against Philadelphia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No Kawhi Leonard means even more Paul George for the Los Angeles Clippers. With Leonard out while recovering from knee surgery, George becomes the primary scorer for a team looking to make a deeper run in the playoffs.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have waived veteran guard Rajon Rondo.
The Grizzlies announced the move Saturday after acquiring Rondo on Aug.
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 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.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies picked up Stanford forward Ziaire Williams in the first round of the NBA draft Thursday night through a draft-week deal that gave them the No.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade center Jonas Valanciunas to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for center Steven Adams, guard Eric Bledsoe and a swap of multiple draft choices, a person familiar with the situation said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans aren't ready to concede a spot in the play-in tournament just yet.
Eric Bledsoe had 24 points and 11 assists, Jaxson Hayes added 18 points and six blocks and the short-handed Pelicans kept their postseason hopes alive with a 112-110 come-from-behind victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night...
New York Knicks (28-27, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (25-29, 11th in the Western Conference)...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 34 points, Zion Williamson added 30 and the New Orleans Pelicans held off a furious Sacramento Kings comeback bid for a 117-110 victory on Monday night...
Atlanta Hawks (24-24, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (21-26, 12th in the Western Conference)...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks selected guard R.J. Hampton with the 24th overall pick in the NBA draft Wednesday night, though they may not be keeping him for very long...
Point guard Jrue Holiday is being traded from New Orleans to Milwaukee, which is aiming to give two-time reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo the improved roster that he seeks with the decision on his supermax contract extension looming, a person with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was the Defensive Player of the Year, so it should be no surprise that he was also the leading vote-getter for the league’s All-Defensive team...
TORONTO (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points and 19 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 22 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Toronto Raptors 108-97 on Tuesday night in a matchup between the top teams in the Eastern Conference...
TORONTO (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks took down Toronto, wiping away some of the bad memories from a painful trip north of the border in last year’s playoffs...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks were happy to get another win though they know they didn’t play up to their standards...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks’ 18-game winning streak ended Monday night when Seth Curry and Kristaps Porzingis each scored 26 points to help the Dallas Mavericks hang on for a 120-116 victory even without star guard Luka Dončić...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo ensured the Milwaukee Bucks’ dominance over the Chicago Bulls didn’t end Thursday night...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo carried a big chip on his broad shoulders against the Toronto Raptors...
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks’ dream run through the postseason has been more of a nightmare for Eric Bledsoe.
The point guard has been a non-factor against the Toronto Raptors during the Eastern Conference finals, averaging 8.3 points on 24.4% shooting and 10.5% shooting from 3-point range.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Bledsoe began the day with a contract extension. He ended it leading the Milwaukee Bucks to their eighth consecutive victory and 10th in a row on the road...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — No Giannis Antetokounmpo, no problem for the Milwaukee Bucks.
With the way they're shooting from the 3-point line, the Bucks look like they can beat just about anybody in the NBA...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's rising stars stalled The Process and led the Celtics to victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals...
The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks are finalizing a trade that will send point guard Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee for Greg Monroe and first-round and second-round draft picks, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Tuesday morning in this story.
Auburn Hills — It's not quite February, but Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy had to revert to his trade-deadline mode a little earlier than usual on Friday.
With rumors emerging that the Pistons were in trade discussions involving Reggie Jackson going to the Phoenix Suns for Eric Bledsoe and others involving a third team, Van Gundy was compelled to talk to his point guard about the situation.