April 17, 2012 |
If the NBA has eight wonders in its world, four of them were on display at Staples Center on Monday night. It was the Oklahoma City Thunder versus the Los Angeles Clippers. Both are assured playoffs spots -- the Thunder (44-17) hanging around the top spot in the Western Conference for much of the season and the Clippers, certain to get their own in the last six games but given the final mathematical nudge when Houston lost earlier in the evening. At stake was the ongoing battle for home-court advantage for the Clippers.
April 2, 2011 |
Technical fouls went flying in the third quarter of what ended up a 98-92 victory by the Clippers against Oklahoma City on Saturday night. The Clippers rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit and even trailed by a point as late as the final 1:32 before pulling away in the final minute. Word of the day: Technical. Question of the day: What is it about the Staples Center basketball court, anyway? The temperature didn't come close or quite match the heat generated between the Lakers and the Mavericks from the other night here, but the Clippers and Thunder managed to concoct a genuine level of mutual dislike.
March 20, 2011
Clippers today vs. Phoenix When: 12:30 p.m. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; radio: 980. Records: Clippers 27-43; Suns 34-33. Record vs. Suns: 1-1. Update: Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro said DeAndre Jordan has a viral infection, which limited him to about 20 minutes in the Clippers' win against Cleveland on Saturday. Jordan went scoreless and had six rebounds, attempting just one shot. The Clippers' bench, led by Craig Smith's 12 points, outscored the Cavaliers, 28-18.
December 2, 2010 |
Clippers tonight AT DENVER When: 6 p.m. PST. Where: Pepsi Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket. Radio: 980. Records: Clippers 4-15, Nuggets 11-6. Record vs. Nuggets: 0-1. Update: The Clippers have lost all eight of their road games this season, the closest call coming in the double-overtime loss at Utah on Nov. 6. Still here on Denver's roster, incredibly, is Carmelo Anthony; the Nuggets' star has been the subject of countless trade rumors.
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August 8, 2006 |
The Justice Department on Monday filed a discrimination suit against Los Angeles Clippers owner and real estate mogul Donald Sterling, accusing him of favoring Korean tenants while seeking to exclude African Americans and families with children from his apartment buildings in Los Angeles County. The suit, which was filed in U.S.
January 6, 2005
Perhaps the power of a prepositional phrase could have vaulted "New Coke of the Coca-Cola Co." to commercial success. We're kidding. We hope the Angels are too. Let this one roll off your tongue for a while -- the Los Angeles Angels ... of Anaheim. Team officials hope the new moniker will attract more national attention, more TV revenue and more corporate sponsorships by claiming a larger slice of the Los Angeles media market's 16 million people.