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The Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Clippers probably don't want to think much about their last game.
They have much better memories of their last trip to Memphis.
Los Angeles opens a road-heavy portion of its schedule on Monday night in its first game at FedExForum since a series-clinching victory last postseason.
Trying to extend their franchise-record 13-game home winning streak, the Clippers (28-9) were outscored 29-18 in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 104-101 loss to Orlando, which had dropped 10 straight.
Los Angeles took care of the ball with just nine turnovers, but it matched a season low with six free-throw attempts and allowed 11 3-pointers.
"An embarrassing performance for us,'' coach Vinny Del Negro said. "We got what we deserved.''
The Clippers will now try to avoid a season high-tying third straight road loss - they dropped their last two outside Los Angeles by 14 and 21 points, respectively, as they begin a stretch of 15...
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Grant Hill is set to make his regular-season debut for the Los Angeles Clippers.
The seven-time All-Star is expected to play limited minutes on Saturday against the Orlando Magic, his former team.
Hill has missed 36 games with a bone bruise in his right knee. He hasn't played since Oct. 13, when he had eight points and three rebounds in an exhibition game against Miami in Shanghai...
Matt Barnes may be coming off the bench for the Los Angeles Clippers, but he's posting big numbers.
In Monday night's 99-73 win over the Memphis Grizzlies, Barnes led the Clips with 16 points (6-11 FG and 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, two steals and two three-pointers.
Barnes has been filling up box scores all season; he's averaging 11 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists...
CBSSports.com: Chris Paul is held as the gold standard in this league when it comes to the point guard position. His work ethic, skill, the way he’s so proficient at everything. But even then, I really believe Kyrie has a chance to be the best point guard in the league in the next, really, four to five years. Do you agree?
Byron Scott: I think it is. I think one thing that he...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Clippers point guard Chris Paul has a contusion in his right kneecap and will not play Monday night against the Memphis Grizzlies at the FedExForum.
There also is a good chance that Paul won't play in Houston on Tuesday night in a back-to-back game.
Paul didn't participate in the Clippers' shoot-around earlier Monday, sitting on the sidelines with...
Clippers guard Chris Paul won't play Monday night against the Memphis Grizzlies because of a bruised right kneecap.
Paul bumped knees with J.J. Reddick on Saturday with 54 seconds left in a 104-101 loss to Orlando. Eric Bledsoe will start for Paul. The Clippers said Monday the guard will be listed day-to-day.
Paul leads the NBA with 386 assists and is second averaging 9.7 assists...
Reserves Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes each scored 16 points, and the Clippers easily routed the Memphis Grizzlies 99-73 Monday night with Chris Paul missing his first game this season because of a bruised right kneecap.
The matchup between two of the best teams in the West wasn't close much of the way. While Paul watched from the bench, the Grizzlies were without their leading...
An hour ago, I’d have confidently bet my entire bank account that Orlando’s Ish Smith wouldn’t make a more athletic play this season than the one he made on Saturday when he dunked on Eric Bledsoe of the Los Angeles Clippers. Good thing no one offered to wager with me, because I’d have lost.
For the record, Ish is listed at six feet even. That makes it at least a little...
The Los Angeles Clippers could be without their superstar point guard for a second straight game.
If their most recent contest was any indication, they should be just fine.
Chris Paul will likely be a game-time decision for the Clippers as they continue a three-game road trip Tuesday night against the Houston Rockets.
Paul is day-to-day with a bruised right kneecap and missed...
By Ron Higgins, The Sports Xchange MEMPHIS – The last time the Los Angeles Clippers were seen in Memphis, they broke hearts last April by winning the seventh game of a Western Conference first-round playoff series over the Memphis Grizzlies. Bowed up and expecting a wire-to-wire fight in their first trip to FedExForum since the playoffs, the Clippers were as stunned as anybody...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Reserves Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes each scored 16 points, and the Clippers easily routed the Memphis Grizzlies 99-73 Monday night with Chris Paul missing his first game this season because of a bruised right kneecap.
The matchup between two of the best teams in the West wasn't close much of the way. While Paul watched from the bench, the Grizzlies...
MEMPHIS – The last time the Los Angeles Clippers were seen in the FedExForum, they broke hearts last April by winning the seventh game of a Western Conference first-round playoff series over the Memphis Grizzlies. The Griz ran out of gas in that game. On Monday, though, in the same place against the same team, the Grizzlies were merely dead on arrival in their worst home performance...
Los Angeles, Calif.
(12-23) vs. (28-8)
Time/TV: 3:30 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Clippers by 12.5
Tickets: $1-$265 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Today in Los Angeles; Feb. 6 in Orlando
Game time: 3:30 p.m. ET
TV: FOX Sports Florida
Even so-so efforts are leading to victories for the surging Los Angeles Clippers, a luxury the Orlando Magic haven't had during their rough stretch.
Los Angeles looks to extend its franchise-record home winning streak to 14 by sending struggling Orlando to an 11th consecutive defeat Saturday.
The Clippers (28-8) will complete...