Spurs wallop Clippers, take 2-1 lead in series

...trailed in dominating the Los Angeles Clippers 100-73 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.The Clippers scored a franchise postseason low and...DeAndre Jordan added 10 points for the Clippers.Game 4 is Sunday in San Antonio.

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard chosen NBA's Defensive Player of the Year

...Golden State forward Draymond Green had 45 first-place votes, but appeared on fewer ballots and had 317 points. Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan finished third, receiving 32 first-place votes and 261 points.TOO BIG OF A HURRY: Speaking to reporters...

Mavericks roll past Clippers behind Chandler Parsons

...Parsons scored 22 points, Tyson Chandler had his 26th double-double and the Dallas Mavericks ran away from the Los Angeles Clippers 129-99 on Friday night.Parsons made five of six from 3-point range to help Dallas win by 30 after sitting for two days...

Toronto guard Lou Williams wins NBA's Sixth Man Award

...Celtics, finished second with 324 points (33 first-place votes). Two-time winner Jamal Crawford, of the Los Angeles Clippers, was third with 131 points (eight first-place votes). PELICANS: Coach Monty Williams stirred up fans in the Bay Area...

Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

...tonight.In a fitting touch, the Hawks arranged for Popovich, whose defending NBA champions are in Los Angeles to play the Clippers in the Western Conference playoffs, to make the call to Budenholzer telling him he was coach of the year.It was Popovich...

Rockets end their drought against Clippers

...a six-game skid to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 110-105 win on Wednesday night...win in the past 13 meetings with the Clippers.The Rockets opened the fourth quarter...trail after that, but a 7-0 run by the Clippers got them within four points with 37...

Referees union backs female NBA official after criticism from Clippers' Chris Paul

...personal and unprofessional comments" by Clippers guard Chris Paul.Paul criticized the...technical foul by Holtkamp during the Clippers' 105-94 loss in Cleveland. After...17 left in the third quarter, the Clippers were attempting to inbound quickly when...

Former Georgia Tech standout helps Nets come back to beat Clippers

...YORK - Jarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.3 seconds left, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-100 on Monday.The Nets ended a seven-game home losing streak by erasing a nine-point deficit in the final 1:35...

Title favorite isn't clear in wide-open NBA playoffs

...to Brooklyn, Portland visits Memphis, and the Los Angeles Clippers welcome San Antonio for the opener of what appears to be the...season, with a 55-27 record that was a game worse than the Clippers, who surged to a 56-26 finish with seven consecutive victories...

The Atlanta Hawks are getting little respect as a title contender

...finals ? though he was quick to add he wasn't sure "if the Warriors can beat the Spurs or even Portland, Memphis or the Clippers."There was no mention at all of the Hawks at all when Barkley ripped off his list of potential title contenders.At Philips...