NBA playoffs

Andre Iguodala, Alvin Gentry

NBA Finals go on, with Warriors seeming even bigger favorite

The NBA Finals hyped as LeBron James vs. Stephen Curry now seems like James against the Golden State Warriors. The Cavaliers are down another important player, with Kyrie Irving having surgery Saturday back in Cleveland […]

06/06/2015

Stephen Curry

Getting ready for the NBA Playoffs

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports joined The Home Team to about the NBA playoffs. Names in the news include Mike D’Antoni, Mike Woodsen and the Denver Nuggets; a look at the NBA Finals starting tonight with two rookie […]

06/04/2015

Houston Rockets guard Corey Brewer (33) pins a loose ball on Los Angeles Clippers guard Dahntay Jones (31) as forward Matt Barnes (22) tries to help

Changes may be in order after Clippers’ playoff collapse

The Clippers were on the verge of finally shedding the dubious reputation that has dogged them for decades only to lose in the second round of the playoffs for the third time in four years. […]

05/18/2015

Houston Rockets guard Pablo Prigioni (9) steals the ball from Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32), forward Trevor Ariza (1) is at right.

Lawler on the “Clipper Curse:” You’re not cursed when you’re one of the final 8 teams 2 years in a row

Legendary broadcaster of the Los Angeles Clippers Ralph Lawler joins The Home Team weekdays at 7:30 a.m. With the gut-wrenching loss to the Houston Rockets last night, ending the Clippers hopes of advancing in the Playoffs, Ralph breaks down […]

05/18/2015

Chris Paul, Kevin McHale

Clippers fall to Rockets 113-100

James Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, sending them to the Western […]

05/17/2015

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

No longer just a dunker, Griffin emerges as playoff star

Every NBA fan knows Blake Griffin, resident dunk-monster of Lob City. His one-handed jams have been fodder for highlight reels since his pro career began five years ago. This playoff season, Griffin is showing a […]

05/16/2015

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

Clippers collapse in 4th quarter; Blake Griffin became tentative down the stretch

Legendary broadcaster of the Los Angeles Clippers Ralph Lawler joins The Home Team weekdays at 7:30 a.m. This morning Ralph dissected last night’s heartbreaking loss against the Houston Rockets. It happened so fast. They were up by […]

05/15/2015

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Kobe Bryant tweets respect to Blake Griffin, but still bleeds gold

We’re assuming that Kobe Bryant was watching Game 6 last night at 9:30 p.m. when he tweeted that Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin has grown tremendously, adding the hashtag #respect. When ESPN writer […]

05/15/2015

A stunned Blake Griffin faces th media after the Clippers lose Game 6 to the Rockets, 119-107.
Courtesy: Eric Geller

VIDEO: Rockets & Clippers post game interviews from Game 6

A stunning outcome at Staples Center as the Clippers lose a 19 point, third quarter lead and fall to the Houston Rockets in Game 6, 119-107. Clippers’ Doc Rivers and Blake Griffin and Houston’s Kevin […]

05/14/2015

Blake Griffin, left, and DeAndre Jordan

Rockets stun Clippers 119-107 to force deciding Game 7

Corey Brewer scored 15 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets erased a 19-point, second-half deficit to stun the Los Angeles Clippers 119-107 on Thursday night to force a Game […]

05/14/2015

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