Steve Ballmer is pretty damn fired up about Kawhi Leonard, Paul George (VIDEO)

Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard on the Lakers’ shadow: “In the last few years, from the basketball standpoint, the Clippers have been better. … If we go to the championship and win and we don’t get no coverage, that’s fine with me.”

Three Takeaways from Paul George, Kawhi Leonard lifting Clippers past Denver

The Clippers bench defense (with Lou Williams out there) has never been great, but an efficient scoring punch has made up for it. Not this series. Williams was 4-of-11 shooting, speaking to the inefficient shooting, and the Clippers also got crushed on the offensive glass when the bench was in.

Three Takeaways after Paul George, Kawhi Leonard lift Clippers past Nuggets

The Clippers bench defense (with Lou Williams out there) has never been great, but an efficient scoring punch has made up for it. Not this series. Williams was 4-of-11 shooting, speaking to the inefficient shooting, and the Clippers also got crushed on the offensive glass when the bench was in.

Kawhi Leonard makes case for Bubble MVP, lifts Clippers to 3-1 lead

“I think our continuity is growing,” George said. “I think this team is getting more and more comfortable together. I think the challenge, it’s allowing us to come together and we are accepting these challenges. We are having fun with it and we are growing at the same time with it.”

Watch Kawhi Leonard block Jamal Murray at rim with middle finger

While that block alone didn’t win the game, it was a series of plays like that over a few minutes — mostly from Leonard and George, who scored 32 points on the night — that got the Clippers a 113-107 win that has them up 2-1 in the series. Game 4 is Wednesday night.

Keeler: Denver’s now a No Kawhi Zone. And Jerami Grant, Gary Harris just handed Nuggets a Game 3 lifeline.

With that, the tone was set. The 3 seed zoomed out to leads of 14-2, 18-6, 33-18 and, on an MPJ slam four minutes into the second period, 57-37. It was a complete 180 from the roles in Game 1, save for the disconcerting lulls whenever the Denver offense stalled enough for the favorites to […]

Former LSU QB Brandon Harris responds to Leonard Fournette

“At the end of the day, I want to win,” Fournette said. “Who doesn’t want to win? I came from a 2017 season with a team who was 10-6, we had [a good] talent level and then the next couple of years went down the drain. So I just want to address a lot of […]

Clippers, Celtics restore series leads in NBA play-offs

The Milwaukee Bucks avoided a shock series sweep against the Miami Heat in their Eastern Conference semi-final, but they will need another win on Tuesday to stay alive in a series Miami lead 3-1. The Bucks could be without star Giannis Antetokounmpo (ankle).