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Branden Dawson, DeAndre Jordan, Austin Rivers

NBA fines Clippers $250,000 because of DeAndre Jordan pitch

The NBA has fined the Los Angeles Clippers $250,000 after an investigation found the team had violated league rules while trying to re-sign DeAndre Jordan last month. The league said Tuesday that the Clippers had […]

08/25/2015

Fever rally from 14-point halftime deficit, beat Sparks

Tamika Catchings had 20 points and seven rebounds to help the Indiana Fever beat the Los Angeles Sparks 79-68 on Tuesday night for their seventh win in eight games since the All-Star break. Indiana won […]

08/19/2015

Parker’s 21 points, 10 assists pace Sparks over Sky, 76-64

Candace Parker scored 21 points and had a career-high 10 assists to lead the Los Angeles Sparks over the Chicago Sky, 76-64 on Sunday. Kristi Toliver added 16 points, Nneka Ogwumike 15 and Jantel Lavender […]

08/16/2015

Blake Griffin, Andre Drummond

USA Basketball ends minicamp with exhibition game

There was no LeBron James or Stephen Curry. Nor were there any signs of Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant or James Harden. Most importantly, there weren’t any injuries. The U.S. men’s basketball team ended […]

08/15/2015

Jonathan Holmes, Jahlil Okafor

Los Angeles Lakers sign F Jonathan Holmes to multiyear deal

Undrafted rookie forward Jonathan Holmes has agreed to a multiyear deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers announced the deal Thursday. Holmes spent the past four seasons at Texas, averaging 10.3 points and 6.1 […]

08/13/2015

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, drives around Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith.

NBA schedule has Christmas finals rematch, more player rest

The Golden State Warriors will see an old friend on opening night and LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in an NBA Finals rematch on Christmas, two of the highlight games of their title defense. […]

08/13/2015

Kobe Bryant, Rajon Rondo

Some things to note from the 2015-16 NBA schedule

Some notes on the 2015-16 NBA schedule, released Wednesday by the league office. RING NIGHT Golden State gets its championship rings and one more night to revel in last season’s accomplishments on Oct. 27, when […]

08/13/2015

Clippers+Beast

Clippers 2015-16 Game Schedule

Listen to the games on The Beast 980!     Download grid version in PDF format Print friendly text version DAY DATE OPPONENT TIME NAT’L TV Preseason Schedule Fri. 10/2/15 Denver 7:30 PM Sun. 10/4/15 at […]

08/12/2015

Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks

Parker’s back and helping Sparks turnaround season

Candace Parker knew it was time to come back to the WNBA when her daughter Lailaa asked why she wasn’t playing with the Sparks any more. “She didn’t understand that I was taking some time […]

08/10/2015

Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan

Griffin, Jordan and Paul to attend USA Basketball MiniCamp

USA Basketball announced today that a total of 34 players, including Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul, are expected to attend the Aug. 11-13 USA Basketball Men’s National Team minicamp in Las Vegas. The […]

08/06/2015

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