LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday confirmed their hiring of Tyronn Lue to replace Doc Rivers as coach. Lue spent last season as an assistant on Rivers’ staff. Rivers coached the Clippers for the last seven seasons and is now guiding the Philadelphia 76ers. The team will introduce Lue virtually on […]
A person with knowledge of the situation says Tyronn Lue has agreed to become the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. Final terms were still being worked on, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because no contract had been signed. Lue will replace Doc Rivers, who […]
The Los Angeles Clippers and Doc Rivers had a marriage that lasted seven years. Will this split workout for the Clippers?
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Doc Rivers would easily be considered the best coach in Los Angeles Clippers history. Most wins. Most playoff appearances. Top winning percentage. And now he’s out. Rivers announced in a statement posted to Twitter on Monday that he is not returning as coach. The move comes about two weeks […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Just about everyone had L.A. vs. L.A. written in for the Western Conference finals. Then along came the resilient Denver Nuggets, who crashed the party. Behind Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets advanced to the conference finals for the first time since 2009. They will face LeBron James […]
The Denver Nuggets eliminate the Los Angeles Clippers, 104-89, in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Denver’s dynamic duo of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic led another stunning turnaround as the Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2009. Murray scored 40 points, Jokic had a triple-double by the third quarter and Denver again overcame a double-digit deficit to shock […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Denver started its season by talking about winning a championship way back in training camp, knowing very well that few would believe in the Nuggets’ chances. The doubters fueled them then. The doubters still fuel them now — even though they’re one win from the Western Conference finals. Game […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 14 of his 17 points in the third quarter, Michael Porter Jr. made a late 3-pointer and the Denver Nuggets overcame a 15-point, second-half deficit to stun the Los Angeles Clippers 111-105 on Friday night in Game 5. Denver — down 16 in the first half […]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard finished an assist shy of his first playoff triple-double and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 96-85 in Game 4 on Wednesday night to move a step closer to their first Western Conference finals. Leonard filled up the stat sheet with 30 points, 11 rebounds, […]