5 Bold NBA Predictions For 2017The NBA saw more than its fair share of surprises in 2016. What will happen in 2017?
Keidel: King James And His CourtLeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he's once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
Sports Verdict: Who Is The NBA's Best Free Agent? Dwight Howard Vs. Chris PaulPerhaps the two biggest names available in unrestricted free agency this year are superstars Chris Paul and center Dwight Howard. The question is, which of them is the best value?
Spurs Rally To Sweep ClippersThe San Antonio Spurs mowed down another opponent, using their guile under pressure to close out another perfect playoff series. Tim Duncan scored 21 points, Tony Parker added 17 and the Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-99 on Sunday night to win their second-round matchup 4-0 and advance to the Western Conference finals.
Spurs Beat Clippers 96-86 To Take 3-0 Series LeadTim Duncan scored 19 points, helping engineer a 24-0 run in the third quarter after the Spurs trailed by 24 points, and San Antonio defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 96-86 on Saturday to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their second-round playoff series.
Spurs Cruise Past Clippers To Take 2-0 LeadTony Parker scored 22 points on his 30th birthday, Tim Duncan had 18 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the fading Los Angeles Clippers 105-88 on Thursday night, pushing their winning streak to 16 and taking a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.
Well Rested Spurs Beat Weary Clippers 108-92Tim Duncan had 26 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs, recharged after a weeklong layoff, wore down the busy Los Angeles Clippers to win Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals series, 108-92 on Tuesday night.
Clippers Take Game 7 In Memphis, Advance To Face SpursThe Los Angeles Clippers refused to let a third chance to knock the Memphis Grizzlies out of the playoffs slip away.
Gasol Leads Memphis Past Clippers 92-80 To Force Game 6 In L.A.Marc Gasol scored 23 points and Zach Randolph added 19 as the Memphis Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 92-80 on Wednesday night, forcing a Game 6 in the Western Conference first-round series.
Clippers Edge Memphis In OT To Take 3-1 Series LeadChris Paul scored eight of his 27 points in a dynamic overtime performance, and the Los Angeles Clippers moved to the brink of their second playoff series victory in 36 years with a 101-97 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, taking a 3-1 series lead.
Grizzlies Even Series 1-1, Beat Clippers 105-98O.J. Mayo scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies bounced back to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on Wednesday night.
Clippers Overcome 27-Point Deficit To Stun Grizzlies In Game 1Chris Paul hit a pair of free throws with 23.7 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from 27 down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-98 Sunday night in the opening game of the Western Conference series.