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Clippers blow 3-1 series lead to the Nuggets; knocked out of playoffs
September 16, 2020
Game seven, the two words that immediately send chills down the spines of Clipper faithful.  ... read more »
Los Angeles Lakers reach the Western Conference Finals
September 13, 2020
With authoritative gameplay, the Los Angeles Lakers ended their second-round battle against the Houston Rockets in five games. For the first time since 2010, the Lakers reached the Western Conference Finals. ... read more »
Millsap, Nuggets Rally to Stun Clippers in 111-105 Game 5 Win
September 12, 2020
The Denver Nuggets scrapped, looking like the team that was on the brink of elimination with everything on the line. ... read more »
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Montrezl Harrell Crowned Sixth Man of the Year
September 10, 2020
Los Angeles Clippers center, Montrezl Harrell, won the 2019-2020 Kia Sixth Man of the Year award on Friday. The franchise surprised Harrell with the award during a team meeting with former reigning Sixth Man of the Year Lou Williams presenting him with the trophy. ... read more »
Clippers take 3-1 lead over Nuggets, one win away from first-ever Conference Finals
September 10, 2020
One more game. That’s all it takes for the Clippers to reach their first-ever Western Conference Finals in the organization’s history. Game 4’s 96-85 victory over the Nuggets Wednesday night propelled the Clippers to a 3-1 lead in the series.  ... read more »
Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, John Thompson II Dies At 78
September 3, 2020
“Don’t let eight pounds of air be the sum total of your existence,” the words of the legendary basketball coach, John Thompson II are etched in the lobby of Georgetown University’s McDonough Arena, where his legacy as the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship will forever be cemented in history.   ... read more »
“Rising in Resistance with Paul Robeson: Athletes Joining the Struggle for Racial Justice”
September 3, 2020
The recent wave of walkouts and walkaways from playing and practice in protest against the savage shooting of Jacob Blake, first by the Milwaukee Bucks and followed by others in solidarity, i.e., the NBA, the WNBA, Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer, is clearly worthy of rightful notice, prolific praise and a good measure of celebration. ... read more »
America’s greatest athletes are standing up, calling this country to change
September 3, 2020
The greatest athletes in America are standing up for justice at a critical time. Despite unprecedented, multiracial demonstrations across the country protesting police violence against African Americans, the horrors keep on coming. ... read more »
Lakers Advance to Western Conference Semifinals After Game 5 Closeout Win vs. Blazers
August 29, 2020
After an emotional and action-packed week both on and off the court, the Lakers sent the Trail Blazers packing in the rescheduled Game 5 matchup on Saturday night, which was originally supposed for Wednesday, inside the Orlando Bubble.  ... read more »
JOINT NBA AND NBPA STATEMENT ON SOCIAL JUSTICE AND RACIAL EQUALITY
August 28, 2020
NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following joint statement today: ... read more »
On 8/24 Councilmember Curren Price Announces Plans to Rename Portions of Figueroa Street to “Kobe Bryant Boulevard”
August 27, 2020
Councilmember Curren Price on Aug. 25 introduced a motion to rename a stretch of Figueroa Street from Olympic Boulevard to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in honor of the basketball great Kobe Bryant, ... read more »
Paul George finds his shot in Game 5 win over Mavericks
August 26, 2020
Heading into the Game 5 against the Mavericks, Clippernation held their breath hoping Paul George would snap out of his shooting funk, talented sophomore guard Luka Doncic would be held in check, and LA would regain control of the series. All played in the Clippers favor gaining a 3-2 lead in a lopsided 154-111 victory over Dallas. ... read more »
LeBron James And Anthony Davis Lead Lakers To A 2-1 Series Lead Over The Trail Blazers
August 23, 2020
LeBron James’ 38 point-performance in game three of the Lakers’ series over the Blazers led to a 116-108 victory on Saturday inside the Orlando bubble. After James scored just 10 points in the second game, he bounced back to give the Lakers a 2-1 lead in the series.  ... read more »
Clippers Win Game 3 Led By Kawhi Leonard & Landry Shamet
August 22, 2020
Kawhi Leonard, Arguably one of the best players in basketball, led the Clippers to a 130-122 Game 3 victory of the tough Mavericks team, and they now lead the series 2-1. ... read more »
Lakers Don’t View Trailblazers as a Underdog Matchup
August 21, 2020
Lakers don't view the Blazers as underdogs, says head coach Frank Vogel. Portland was held under 20 points in the first and third quarters, and Vogel expressed that it's hard to do. "This team was in the Conference Finals last year. We have tremendous, tremendous, respect for the offensive firepower of the team we're playing, Vogel states. He infers that this series is going to be difficult for them to win. ... read more »
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