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Keep up with the latest Los Angeles Clippers Basketball News. The Pacific Division Clippers are led by a number of great players including Paul George, Reggie Jackson and also small forward Marcus Morris Sr.. Tyronn Lue is the head coach of the team and he will expect his team to play hard each and every night. Will the team have the right chemistry this season to make another playoff run and win an NBA championship?

Los Angeles Clippers Basketball News

Clippers 'Determined' To Retain Paul George, James Harden

The Los Angeles Clippers are "determined" to retain Paul George and James Harden in free agency, reports ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. George will potentially be the top available free agent this [...]

Ty Lue, Clippers Agree To Five-Year, Extension Worth Nearly $70M

Ty Lue and the Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to a contract extension that will make him one of the NBA's highest-paid coaches at nearly $70 million over five years. [...]

Chris Paul, Kyle Lowry Drawing Interest From Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers are interested in Chris Paul and Kyle Lowry, according to Marc Stein of The Stein Line. The Warriors currently have until June 28 to guarantee Paul's [...]

Clippers Hopeful Of Retaining Paul George, Believed To Want To Avoid Any Guaranteed Money Beyond 26-27

The Los Angeles Clippers remain hopeful they can will be able to retain Paul George this offseason, sources tell Jake Fischer of Yahoo Sports. After Kawhi Leonard signed a three-year, [...]

Tyronn Lue, Clippers Have Yet To Make Progress In Extension Talks

Tyronn Lue is set to enter the final season of his current contract with the Los Angeles Clippers in 24-25 if an extension isn't reached this offseason. Both the Los [...]

Clippers Will Pursue Extension With Ivica Zubac

LA Clippers front office executive Lawrence Frank covered a lot during his end-of-season media session. One of the topics was center Ivica Zubac, who had a career year. Frank said [...]

Tyronn Lue, Clippers Haven't Discussed Extension All Season

Tyronn Lue has one season remaining on his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers and the two sides have not held extension talks. Over the past few months, contract values [...]

Clippers Have Made Multiple Extension Offers To Paul George Below Max

The Los Angeles Clippers would like to retain both Paul George and James Harden this offseason, but so far they have tried to do at a discount. The Clippers signed [...]

Paul George Hasn't Begun Considering Free Agent Decision

The Los Angeles Clippers were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs on Friday and enter an uncertain offseason with Paul George and James Harden becoming free agents. While [...]

Magic, Sixers Known To Have Interest In Signing Paul George

Paul George is widely expected to decline his $48.8 million player option for next season with the LA Clippers. After LA signed Kawhi Leonard to an extension, it was thought [...]

Russell Westbrook May Leave Clippers For Better Opportunity

Russell Westbrook wasn't happy about coming off the bench for the LA Clippers after the team acquired James Harden. In fact, Clippers front office executive Lawrence Frank had to convince [...]

Clippers Want To Sign Tyronn Lue To Long-Term Extension

The Los Angeles Clippers would like to retain Tyronn Lue on a long-term contract and it is unlikely a scenario would manifest that would allow him to become head coach [...]

Kawhi Leonard Out For Game 6 On Friday

Kawhi Leonard has been ruled out for Game 6 against the Dallas Mavericks. Leonard will miss his third straight game due to inflammation in his right knee. Terance Mann is [...]

Lakers Interested In J.J. Redick, Tyronn Lue For Head Coaching Job

The Los Angeles Lakers could have interest in both J.J. Redick and Tyron Lue as their next head coach. Redick recently launched a podcast with LeBron James and has also [...]

Kawhi Leonard Ruled Out For Game 5 With Knee Inflammation

The Los Angeles Clippers have ruled out Kawhi Leonard for Game 5 with his right knee inflammation. Leonard missed Game 1, but returned for Games 2 and 3 before missing [...]

Kawhi Leonard Out For Game 4, Status For Remainder Of Series In Doubt

LA Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 4 of his team's first round series against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Clippers coach Ty Lue said he doesn't know when [...]

Kawhi Leonard Still Experiencing Knee Issues

After returning for Game 2 of the LA Clippers first round series against the Dallas Mavericks, Kawhi Leonard also played in Game 3. However, Leonard said his right knee is [...]

Kawhi Leonard Questionable For Game 2 On Tuesday

Kawhi Leonard is questionable for Tuesday night's Game 2 against the Dallas Mavericks. "He's going to go through practice today and we'll see," said head coach Ty Lue on Monday. [...]

Kawhi Leonard Out For Game 1 Against Mavericks

Kawhi Leonard has been declared out for Game 1 by the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers host the Dallas Mavericks in their first round series. Leonard has been out with [...]

Kawhi Leonard May Not Be Available To Start Playoffs

There is increased doubt that Kawhi Leonard will be available at the start of the Los Angeles Clippers' first-round against the Dallas Mavericks. Leonard has been out since the beginning [...]

- Keagan Stiefel
Home In LA? Clippers ‘Don’t Like’ Celtics Fans Filling Own Arena

It isn’t all that uncommon for Boston Celtics fans to make their presence felt on the road, but they were especially noticeable in Saturday’s matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers [...]

- Gio Rivera
Kristaps Porzingis Unavailable For Celtics-Clippers Matchup

The Boston Celtics will have their next-man-up mentality put to the test once again when taking the floor on Saturday against the Los Angeles Clippers. Kristaps Porzingis, who was a [...]

- Gio Rivera
Celtics’ Al Horford Left Ex-Boston Big Grateful For Run As Teammates

Al Horford is the unofficial sixth starter on the 2023-24 Celtics, never failing to exercise a team-first mindset that spans years throughout the 37-year-old’s six-year run in Boston. Horford’s commendable [...]

- Sean T. McGuire
NBA Rumors: Ex-Celtics Big Man Nearing Buyout, New Team

Daniel Theis might not be long for Indiana, but that doesn’t mean the former Celtics big man is any closer to a third stint in Boston. Theis and the Pacers [...]

- Jason Ounpraseuth
Mavericks Broadcaster Eviscerates James Harden In Viral Tirade

The Clippers moved to 0-3 since their trade for James Harden after an embarrassing loss to the Mavericks on Friday, and a Dallas broadcaster voiced what many NBA fans felt [...]

- Gio Rivera
NBA Rumors: Former Celtics Center Garnering Early Trade Interest

Daniel Theis isn’t satisfied being limited to a non-existent playing role with the Indiana Pacers, prompting some early-season trade interest for the former Boston Celtics center. Theis, 31, landed in [...]

- Jason Ounpraseuth
These Teams Pose Biggest Threat To Celtics After James Harden Trade

The James Harden-76ers saga concluded early Tuesday morning, and expectations for the Boston Celtics grew larger following the reported blockbuster trade. Philadelphia traded Harden and multiple players to the Los [...]

- Mike Cole
James Harden Trade: 76ers, Clippers Reportedly Have Deal For Guard

The standoff is finally over between the 76ers and James Harden, to the benefit of the Clippers. Philadelphia and Los Angeles agreed to a deal that will send the disgruntled [...]

- Sean T. McGuire
NBA Rumors: James Harden Has Taken Discontent To Next Level

James Harden wanted to make things uncomfortable for the Philadelphia 76ers this preseason, and he’s reportedly taken his next step in that process. The Athletic’s Shams Charania on Wednesday reported [...]

- Gio Rivera
Clippers Pursuit For Malcolm Brogdon Not Over After Celtics Trade?

Malcolm Brogdon is no longer a member of the Boston Celtics, but that isn’t stopping the Los Angeles Clippers from envisioning a last-minute addition. Earlier in the offseason, before the [...]

- Gio Rivera
Clippers Seeking Backup Plan In James Harden After Failed Celtics Trade?

The Los Angeles Clippers might be hitting desperation mode after their rumored indecisiveness buried their chances of acquiring Malcolm Brogdon from the Boston Celtics this offseason. With Kawhi Leonard, Paul [...]

- Adam London
NBA Rumors: Celtics Beat Out These Teams To Land Jrue Holiday

The Celtics apparently weren’t the only NBA team willing to pay a hefty price for Jrue Holiday. Boston sent Robert Williams III, Malcolm Brogdon and two first-round picks to Portland [...]

- Gio Rivera
Celtics Rumors: Clippers Still In Pursuit Of Malcolm Brogdon Trade

The Boston Celtics haven’t pulled the trigger on a Malcolm Brogdon trade, but they haven’t put the phones down for good either. So… is Brodgon LA bound? Brogdon’s been at [...]

- Gio Rivera
Celtics Rumors: What Clippers Nearly Traded For Malcolm Brogdon

The Boston Celtics were going to surrender one of their point guards this offseason, but it nearly wasn’t Marcus Smart. Smart ultimately was traded to the Memphis Grizzles in part [...]

- Sean T. McGuire
NBA Rumors: James Harden ‘Determined’ To Be Traded To This Team

While the Philadelphia 76ers might hope to reconcile with James Harden, the 10-time NBA All-Star reportedly hasn’t changed his mind about wanting out of the City of Brotherly Love. “Harden’s [...]

- Jason Ounpraseuth
NBA Rumors: Clippers ‘Re-Engaged’ With Celtics About Malcolm Brogdon

The Boston Celtics nearly traded away Malcolm Brogdon to the Clippers, and interest doesn’t seem to have waned from the Western Conference contender. Los Angeles reportedly had concerns about Brogdon’s [...]

- Sean T. McGuire
James Harden Trade: These Two Teams Reportedly Will Engage In Talks

It seems there’s a very real chance James Harden will be playing for a fifth NBA franchise in his career when the 2023-24 campaign begins. Harden, who opted into his [...]

- Jason Ounpraseuth
Celtics Rumors: This Was Clippers’ Primary Concern With Malcolm Brogdon

The Celtics reportedly were “closing in” on a trade that would have sent Malcolm Brogdon to the Los Angeles Clippers as part of a three-team trade for Kristaps Porzingis, but [...]

- Adam London
NBA Rumors: Why Celtics’ Initial Kristaps Porzingis Trade Fell Apart

The Celtics reportedly are finalizing a trade to acquire Kristaps Porzingis, but not through the parameters initially outlined. Late Wednesday afternoon, The Atheltic’s Shams Charania reported Boston was “closing in” [...]

- Sean T. McGuire
Celtics Rumors: What Trade For Kristaps Porzingis Would Mean Long-Term

The Boston Celtics reportedly are “closing in” on a trade to acquire Kristaps Porzingis from the Washington Wizards in a three-team deal that would also include the Los Angeles Clippers. [...]

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- Jasmyn Wimbish
NBA Finals: Luka Doncic to receive painkilling injection ahead of Game 3 for thoracic contusion, per reports

The Mavericks star received the same treatment before Game 2 as he deals with a chest bruise, in addition to ankle and knee injuries [...]

- Jasmyn Wimbish
Kristaps Porzingis update: Celtics big man day-to-day with 'serious injury' as his Game 3 status in jeopardy

Porzingis injured himself in Boston's Game 2 win on Sunday [...]

- Jasmyn Wimbish
2024 NBA Finals: Can Mavericks make comeback history? Only five teams have successfully overcome a 2-0 deficit

Dallas will host Boston for Game 3 on Wednesday night [...]

- Adam Finkelstein
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Adam Finkelstein looks at different options for some lottery teams in his latest mock draft [...]

- CBS Sports Staff
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SportsLine's model simulated Game 3 of Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals 2024 on Wednesday [...]

- Sam Quinn
Ranking all 30 NBA head coaching jobs right now: Why Lakers are near bottom and Dan Hurley was right to say no

Los Angeles has a below-average coaching job to offer [...]

- Kyle Boone
NBA Draft 2024 ceiling and floor scenarios: The best or worst case projections for five top prospects

How good (or bad) could draft prospects' careers play out at the NBA level? [...]

- Brad Botkin
2024 NBA Finals TV schedule: Where to watch Celtics vs. Mavericks, times, odds with Game 3 on Wednesday

The Mavericks and Celtics continue their Finals matchup on Wednesday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas [...]

- Brad Botkin
2024 NBA playoffs bracket, schedule, scores: Mavericks looking for first NBA Finals win against Celtics

Series shifts to Dallas for Game 3 on Wednesday night [...]

- Zachary Pereles
How the Lakers' coaching search turned embarrassing; Panthers take 2-0 series lead with a dominant Game 2 win

Dan Hurley rejected the Los Angeles Lakers' six-year, $70 million offer [...]

- Jasmyn Wimbish
Lakers coaching search: JJ Redick, James Borrego remain candidates after Dan Hurley turns job down, per report

The Lakers' pursuit of Hurley failed and now it's back to the drawing board [...]

- Bill Reiter
Lakers get publicly embarrassed by Dan Hurley and show the NBA they don't really have a plan

The Lakers' two top candidates in this ongoing coaching search have very different visions [...]

- CBS Sports Staff
2024 NBA Finals odds, line, Game 3 time: Mavericks vs. Celtics picks, bets, predictions from proven NBA expert

SportsLine's Bruce Marshall has made his NBA picks, predictions and best bets for Game 3 of Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks in the 2024 NBA Finals on Wednesday [...]

- Kyle Boone
Winners and losers of Dan Hurley turning down Lakers: UConn can rejoice; Jeanie Buss, Rick Pitino take a loss

Hurley's flirtation with the Lakers only lasted a few days but here's who came out ahead and behind [...]

- Sam Quinn
Lakers' low-ball offer for Dan Hurley is exactly what's wrong with the NBA's marquee franchise

The Lakers have a troubling recent history of missing out on their top coaching targets [...]

- James Herbert
NBA Finals: How Celtics stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown are breaking down the Mavs defense

Dallas has had an elite defense for months, but the Celtics are breaking it [...]

- Sam Quinn
Lakers turned down by Dan Hurley as L.A.'s coaching search continues after UConn coach says no to $70M deal

Hurley is staying put at UConn, where he has won back-to-back national championships [...]

- Matt Norlander
Dan Hurley remains at UConn, turns down offer to coach Lakers for chance to pursue third straight NCAA title

After a full-court press from Lakers' brass over the weekend, Hurley decides he won't be going anywhere [...]

- James Herbert
Ex-Lakers coach Darvin Ham returns to Bucks as assistant under Doc Rivers, per report

In the four seasons preceding his Los Angeles tenure, Ham was in Milwaukee on Mike Budenholzer's staff [...]

- Jasmyn Wimbish
NBA Finals: Kristaps Porzingis' injury scare in Game 2 not a concern for Celtics, Joe Mazzulla says

Porzingis, who missed most of the playoffs with a calf injury, landed awkwardly on Sunday night [...]

Kristaps Porzingis has tendon issue in left leg, hasn't been ruled out of Game 3

Boston Celtics standout Kristaps Porzingis has a dislocated tendon in his left leg but hasn’t been ruled out for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. [...]

Dan Hurley's rejection shows again, an incompetent Rob Pelinka-Lakers front office | What's Wright?

Nick Wright hammers on the Los Angeles Lakers' incompetent front office for again taking another loss. They offered UConn head coach Dan Hurley a six-year, $70 million deal but rejected [...]

Spurs, Bucks, Warriors highlight Colin's Top 10 NBA head coaching jobs | The Herd

Colin Cowherd unveils his Top 10 head coaching jobs, including the San Antonio Spurs, Milwaukee Bucks and Golden State Warriors. Do you agree with his rankings? [...]

How the Dan Hurley failure proved Lakers are the Cowboys | The Herd

Dan Hurley rejected the Los Angeles Lakers' six-year, $70 million offer to remain with UConn and run it back for a third consecutive championship. He looks to become the first [...]

Could Jay Wright coach the Lakers, or is he finished coaching for good?

Jay Wright is reportedly a possible "stealth" candidate for the Lakers' gig. But FOX Sports' John Fanta "vehemently" disagrees that he'll coach again. [...]

2024 NBA Finals MVP odds: Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown favored; Holiday third

NBA Finals MVP now appears to be a three-man race between three Celtics stars. Can Luka Doncic crash the party? Check out the latest odds. [...]

2024 NBA Championship odds: Celtics in control after Game 2 win over Mavs

Could the Celtics be on the verge of dispatching the Mavericks in short order? See the latest odds, with insight from one Boston legend. [...]

2024 NBA Playoff odds: NBA Finals odds tracker

The NBA Finals are here! Follow along for the latest odds on the Celtics-Mavericks championship matchup! [...]

Dan Hurley spurns Lakers, declines $70M offer & will remain at UConn | Undisputed

Skip Bayless, Rachel Nichols and Keyshawn Johnson discuss the latest news in sports including Dan Hurley’s decision to decline the Los Angeles Lakers $70M offer to be their next head [...]

When will Dan Hurley go to the NBA? | The Carton Show

Dan Hurley declined the Los Angles Lakers’ 6-year, $70 million offer to become their next head coach, but Craig Carton believes that Hurley will make his way to the NBA [...]

Can Mavs win their 2 home games vs. Celtics to return to Boston 2-2? | Undisputed

Skip Bayless, Rachel Nichols and Keyshawn Johnson evaluate the Dallas Mavericks' odds of winning their two home games against the Celtics to return 2-2 to Boston. [...]

Caitlin Clark's Olympics snub: Did women's basketball blow the layup?

Caitlin Clark was left off the U.S. women's Olympic basketball team, and FS1's talent Joy Taylor, Colin Cowherd, and Paul Pierce discuss that decision. [...]

3 strong takes: Did the Lakers actually lowball Dan Hurley?

Dan Hurley's decision to turn down the Lakers' offer reveals some harsh realities about the NBA's most storied franchise. Colin Cowherd, Nick Wright and Chris Broussard explain why. [...]

Why Dan Hurley chose to stay at UConn, and what's next for Huskies head coach

FOX Sports' John Fanta provides an in-depth look at Dan Hurley's decision to turn down the Lakers' coaching job and stay at UConn, where he will chase a third straight [...]

Dan Hurley declines Lakers offer, what does this decision say about LeBron's Lakers? | Speak

Emmanuel Acho and Joy Taylor discuss news that Dan Hurley reported declined the Lakers offer to become their next head coach. What does this decision say about LeBron's Lakers? [...]

Celtics take Game 2 of NBA Finals: Time for Mavs to panic? | First Things First

Nick Wright, Kevin Wildes and Chris Broussard discuss the latest news in the NBA including the Boston Celtics win over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. [...]

Dan Hurley declines Lakers 6yr, $70M offer & will return to UConn | First Things First

Nick Wright, Kevin Wildes and Chris Broussard react to current UConn head coach Dan Hurley’s decision to decline the Los Angeles Lakers offer to be their next head coach. [...]

Why did Dan Hurley turn down the Lakers? | The Herd

Dan Hurley has officially declined the Los Angeles Lakers offer of a 6-year, $70 million contract to be their next head coach and will return to coach UConn. Colin Cowherd [...]

What are the Lakers’ plans after Dan Hurley turned them down? | The Herd

Dan Hurley just turned down the Los Angeles Lakers offer to be their next head coach, and Colin Cowherd and Chris Broussard discuss what’s next for the Lakers, including a [...]

Lakers next head coach odds: Dan Hurley rejects Lakers' offer, odds in flux

The most glamorous franchise in the NBA is searching for a head coach. Check out the latest on the odds front now that Hurley has decided to stay at UConn. [...]

- Tim MacMahon
Sources: Luka had pain-killing shot before Game 2

Luka Doncic received a pain-killing injection to numb the area of his thoracic contusion ahead of Game 2 and is set to receive another one before Game 3. [...]

- Tim Bontemps
Porzingis has 'rare injury'; G3 status uncertain

Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis suffered what the team called a "rare injury" to his left leg and is considered day-to-day for the remainder of the NBA Finals. [...]

- Tim MacMahon
Kyrie tells 'hermano' Luka: 'I got to play better'

Kyrie Irving said he told teammate Luka Doncic that he has to play better after averaging just 14 points in the first two games of the NBA Finals. [...]

Hurley spurns Lakers' offer, to stay with UConn

Dan Hurley has turned down the Lakers' six-year, $70 million offer and will return to chase a third straight national title at UConn, sources told ESPN. [...]

- Adrian Wojnarowski
Sources: Ham returns to Bucks as top assistant

Former Lakers head coach Darvin Ham will join Doc Rivers' staff with the Bucks as his top assistant, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. [...]

Jokic on Serbia's preliminary roster for Olympics

Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic was included on Serbia's 16-man preliminary roster for the upcoming Paris Olympics on Monday. [...]

- Brian Windhorst
Lakers are embarrassed now, but they can recover after Hurley's rejection

The failed pursuit of Dan Hurley is embarrassing for the Lakers, but what Rob Pelinka & Co. do next will be far more important. [...]

- Tim MacMahon
'For special occasions': Inside the lab where Luka and Kyrie create their wildest moves

Doncic's game winner on a rare righty step-back? Irving's on a 20-foot lefty hook? Those shots were no fluke. The star duo and three Mavs assistants have been in the [...]

- Baxter Holmes
The unlikely 20-year bond that has the Boston Celtics on the brink of an NBA title

Al Horford and Brad Stevens first faced off in 2007. Now, 17 years later, an NBA championship would represent a coda to a nearly two-decade-long connection -- one that began [...]

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