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Orange County Register 9 hours ago
To no one's surprise, Ballmer is high-energy for Clippers opener

To no one's surprise, Ballmer is high-energy for Clippers opener

LOS ANGELES – Steve Ballmer, high-tech guru and new Clippers owner, quietly took his seat on the baseline 15 minutes before tipoff. He didn’t roll into Staples Center on Thursday like a rock star hyped up on Red Bull as he did at a fan rally this...
San Francisco Chronicle 10 hours ago

NBA results, Oct. 30

LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with the Cavaliers in four years, and the Knicks ruined the megastar’s emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory Thursday night. James, who returned to the Cavs and his native Ohio this summer after winning two NBA titles in Miami, finished with 17 points on 5-of-15 shooting. Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points and Dallas won its home opener in the return of two key pieces from the franchise’s only championship team in 2011. ... Center Tyson Chandler, who left via free agency for New York shortly after serving as the emotional leader...
Welcome to Loud City 34 mins ago
Oklahoma City Thunder Podcast Down to Dunk: Russell Westbrook is Down!

Oklahoma City Thunder Podcast Down to Dunk: Russell Westbrook is Down!

How do the Thunder survive with all these injuries? We have entered into the reality that the Thunder are in serious trouble. We are at the Down to Dunk Podcast are in complete denial of this. We break down the Thunder's first two games against the Trail Blazers and the Clippers. How were the Thunder in those games? What is Brooks doing? Sebastian Telfair? We also answer your questions via Twitter including what game show would we want Steven Adams to be on. We break down the Thunders games up until the December 5th showdown against the 76ers D-Leaguers. Can they stay afloat? What will...

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Scott, Bryant push Lin to take charge of Laker offense

Scott, Bryant push Lin to take charge of Laker offense

The Lakers’ list of early-season issues is long and growing. But in the game of Pick-A-Problem, none may be more pressing than the play of Jeremy Lin. Through two games the starting point guard has scored just 13 points. Wednesday in Phoenix he...

Lakers strive for balance from beyond arc

The 3-pointer issue first reared its head in the preseason -- the league is trending one way, the Los Angeles Lakers another. And after his team essentially eschewed them during their exhibition contests, including going nearly 13 quarters without making one at one point, first-year Lakers coach Byron Scott said he believed prolific 3-pointing offenses don't win NBA championships. Of course, seven of the last eight NBA champions led all playoff teams in 3-point attempts and makes.
Plain Dealer 18 hours ago

LeBron James' first Cleveland Cavaliers opener, a look back: Oct. 29, 2003 at the Sacramento Kings

In his first opener with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003, LeBron James finished with 25 points, nine assists and four steals, but the Cavs lost to the Kings, 106-92, before a sellout crowd. Tonight, James plays his first season opener in his return to Cleveland.
Los Angeles Times 18 hours ago

Clippers' Chris Paul cried after Game 5 loss to Thunder in playoffs

Chris Paul is notoriously hard on himself.
Ben Bolch / Los Angeles Times 18 hours ago

Chris Paul, Clippers ready for season opener against Oklahoma City

The first words Chris Paul heard Thursday morning put him in the mood for basketball.
Los Angeles Times 20 hours ago

Preview: Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

The Clippers have slogged through what they said felt like a very long preseason, eight games of which they only won two.
Orange County Register 23 hours ago
Clippers 2014-15: Success will center on Jordan

Clippers 2014-15: Success will center on Jordan

PLAYA VISTA – Chris Paul is as competitive as anyone in the NBA, and the point guard’s pursuit of a NBA championship is one reason to think the Clippers have a shot this season. Blake Griffin is as gifted as any young superstar in the NBA, coming...
Orange County Register 23 hours ago
2014-15 Clippers: Games to watch

2014-15 Clippers: Games to watch

Thursday vs. Oklahoma City: The Clippers open their season against the team that ended theirs last spring. Nov. 17 vs. Chicago: A three-week stretch in California to open the season concludes with the Bulls and a healthy Derrick Rose coming to town....

Five takeaways from Lakers' 119-99 loss to Phoenix

The second game of the Lakers’ new season was a lot like the first. Here are five takeaways from the 119-99 loss Wednesday in Phoenix.
Bryant scores a crisp 31, but Lakers still lose to Suns

Bryant scores a crisp 31, but Lakers still lose to Suns

PHOENIX – In his abbreviated 18th season, Kobe Bryant looked like a different player. Just eight months removed from tearing his Achilles’ tendon, his movements were less crisp in the six games he played, his go-to shots less reliable. As the...

Kobe Bryant using own injuries as comparison to help Randle

PHOENIX – Surely few people can relate to the torture Julius Randle is feeling after breaking his leg in the first game of his professional career and being ruled out for the rest of the season. Kobe Bryant is trying. Having missed the playoffs in...

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