Tag: LA CLippers

Ty Lue during an LA Clippers practice inside the Disney Bubble. (Image: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty)

LA Clippers Hire Ty Lue, Now 4/1 Odds to Win 2021 NBA Title

The Los Angeles Clippers promoted Ty Lue from assistant coach to head coach to fill the vacancy after Doc Rivers departed LA. Lue, a former NBA point guard out of Nebraska, won two titles as a player with the LA Lakers at the turn of the century. With the addition […]

Jeff Van Gundy is linked to the head coaching vacancies with the LA Clippers and Houston Rockets. (Image: Getty)

NBA Coaching Rumors: Jeff Van Gundy (Clippers, Rockets)

The NBA coaching carousel will be in full swing this offseason with several big-profile coaches available for jobs to coach some of the top stars in the league. The Los Angeles Clippers and the Houston Rockets showed interest in Jeff Van Gundy. At least five teams need a head coach, […]

Paul Millsap of the Denver Nuggets dunks during the third quarter against the LA Clippers in Game 5. (Image: NBA.com)

Denver in Another Elimination Game, LA Clippers Gunning for Game 6 KO

The LA Clippers blew a 16-point lead in the second half and the Denver Nuggets rallied back to avoid an elimination in Game 5. Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray combined for 48 points in the 111-105 victory for Denver. The slow-starting Denver faced four elimination games this postseason. The Nuggets […]

Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic defended by the LA Clippers in Game 4. (Image: Garret Ellwood/Getty)

Denver on Brink Elimination vs. LA Clippers, Down 3-1 Again

The Denver Nuggets find themselves facing an elimination game once again after they fell behind 3-1 to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers are only one win away from advancing to the NBA Western Conference Finals. If Denver expects to stave off elimination, they’ll need major offensive contributions from Jamal […]

Kawhi Leonard of the LA Clippers blocks Denver guard Jamal Murray in Game 3. (Image: Getty)

Sore-Wrist Jokic and Denver Down 2-1 Against LA Clippers

It didn’t look like Nikola Jokic had a wrist injury when he nearly missed a triple-double with 32 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists for the Denver Nuggets in a Game 3 loss against the LA Clippers. The Western Conference Semifinals is following a zig-zag pattern with the Clippers winning […]

Jamal Murray of the Denver Nuggets defended by LA Clippers All-Star Kawhi Leonard. (Image: Garrett Ellwood/Getty)

Kawhi vs. Murray: #2 LA Clippers Meet #3 Denver Nuggets in West Semis

The #3 Denver Nuggets won a hard-fought, first-round battle to defeat the #6 Utah Jazz in seven games, and now the Nugs get rewarded by playing the #2 LA Clippers in the Western Conference Semifinals. Denver’s Jamal Murray comes into the semifinals sizzling hot against Kawhi Leonard and a Clippers’ […]

LA Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard dunks against the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs. (Image: Ashley Landis/AP)

NBA Championship Odds: Clippers Still Slight Favorite Over Lakers

With the second round set in the Eastern Conference, and the first round winding down in the Western Conference, oddsmakers at DraftKings updated their NBA Championships odds, making the LA Clippers a slight favorite at +260 over the LA Lakers at +275. The Greek Freak and the Milwaukee Bucks, with […]

LA Clippers star Paul George during warmups in Orlando, FL.  (Image: Kim Klement/Getty)

NBA Playoffs: Mavericks and Nuggets on Brink of Elimination Down 3-2

The #7 Dallas Mavericks and #3 Denver Nuggets are in trouble heading into Game 6 of the opening round of the Western Conference playoffs. The Mavericks trail the #2 LA Clippers 3-2 and are one loss away from starting their vacation. Denver recently ended a three-game skid with a victory […]

LA Clippers F Kawhi Leonard defends LeBron James of the LA Lakers at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Image: Wendy Nguyen/Getty)

LA LA Land Coin Flip, Lakers and Clippers Co-Favorites for West Title

LA or LA? LeBron James or Kawhi Leonard? With the NBA on the cusp of returning to action in Orlando, oddsmakers at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas released an update of their Western Conference championship odds. Both Los Angeles-based teams, the Lakers and the Clippers, are the top favorites […]

LA Lakers Anthony Davis defends a 3-point shot from Milwaukee Bucks center Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo in Milwaukee, WI. (Image: Stacey Revere/Getty)

NBA Weekend: Lakers and Bucks Rematch, NBA Finals Preview?

The two best teams in the NBA meet on Friday night, which could be a preview of the 2020 NBA Finals. It’s also rematch time for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, who host the Greek Freak and the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks edged out the Lakers in December, […]

Reggie Jackson, ex-guard with the Detroit Pistons, during a game at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. (Image: Nelson Chenault/USA Today Sports)

Reggie Jackson to Sign with LA Clippers, Joins Best Bench in the NBA

Reggie Jackson secured a contract buy-out with the Detroit Pistons and, once he clears waivers, he’s expected to sign with the LA Clippers. The Clippers are looking to bolster their reserves with Jackson, creating what could become the best and deepest bench in the NBA. In nine NBA seasons, Jackson […]

LeBron James joking with Kobe Bryant during a LA Lakers game at Staples Center in LA. (Image: Getty)

Lakers and Clippers Game Postponed, No Change in NBA Title Odds

The NBA postponed Tuesday’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers in the wake of the accidental death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. According to William Hill, the tragedy hasn’t changed NBA championship odds. The LA Lakers, LA Clippers, and Milwaukee Bucks are all co-favorites […]

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson sparkled in his NBA debut against the San Antonio Spurs. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

NBA Weekend: Clippers/Heat, Hot Jazz, and More Zion Williamson

The second-best teams in their respective conferences — The Los Angeles Clippers (31-14) in the west and the Miami Heat (31-13) in the east — are gearing up for for a weekend showdown. Plus, the NBA is experiencing Zion Mania. Zion Williamson plays on Friday and again on Sunday. Luka […]

LA Clippers guard, Patrick Beverly (right), defends LA Lakers star LeBron James at Staples Center in LA. (Image: Getty)

Another Christmas, Another LeBron James Groin Injury

Last Christmas, LeBron James injured his groin and missed five weeks of his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. This Christmas, James tweaked his groin during a 111-106 loss to the LA Clippers. Although the injury is mild compared to the severe groin pull last Christmas, it’s unknown how […]

LA Lakers center, Anthony Davis, boxes out LA Clippers forward, Kawhi Leonard, in a game at Staples Arena in Los Angeles. (Image: Brian Rothmuller/Getty)

2020 NBA Title Odds: Lakers and Clippers 3/1, Bucks 4/1

The NBA season passed the first quarter mark, and the Los Angeles Lakers (24-4) and Los Angeles Clippers (21-8) are co-favorites to win the 2020 NBA championship with 3/1 odds, according to William Hill. Meanwhile, Giannis “the Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (24-4) are the best team in […]