Los Angeles Clippers
The Dallas Mavericks received a verbal commitment from DeAndre Jordan on Friday. The Los Angeles Clippers received the only commitment that matters.
DeAndre Jordan made the decision Wednesday night to abandon the Dallas Mavericks and sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. With the sudden defection, there are significant ramifications that could impact the Mavs for years to come.
The Dallas Mavericks received a verbal commitment from free agent center DeAndre Jordan, but the Clippers are reportedly pushing hard to convince Jordan to stay in Los Angeles.
DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.
Down 3-1 in the series and on the brink of elimination, the Rockets reeled off three straight wins to complete an improbable comeback over the Clippers on Sunday.
With a 19-point lead in the second half, the Clippers were cruising toward clinching the franchise’s first Western Conference finals berth. But the Rockets would not be denied.
James Harden had 26 points, Dwight Howard added 20 points, and the Rockets bounced back from two lopsided losses with a 124-103 win over the Clippers on Tuesday night.
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan set an NBA record by taking 28 free throws in the first half of Sunday’s Game 4 against Houston.
DeAndre Jordan scored 26 points, and the Clippers won 128-95 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 series lead over Houston.
James Harden scored 16 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to lift the Rockets to a 115-109 victory over the Clippers on Wednesday night that evened their series 1-1.
Blake Griffin had his second straight triple-double to lift the Clippers to a 117-101 victory over the Rockets on Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.
Blake Griffin had 26 points and Chris Paul had 19 points as the Clippers held on for a 102-96 victory over the Spurs on Thursday night, forcing a Game 7 in their series.