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Lawrence Murray ESPN.com
Clippers are up 49-41 at half vs. Jazz. Their lead was as large as 16 points, but Blake Griffin (1/6 FGs) and Chris Paul (0/4 FGs) really struggled in 2nd quarter
LaVar Ball, who stayed in California to tend to his ailing wife instead of going to Memphis for the Sweet 16, told ESPN he feels "good" about Steve Alford remaining the coach at UCLA.
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If the LA Clippers beat the Utah Jazz or the Portland Trail Blazers lose on Saturday, the Clippers will clinch a Western Conference playoff spot. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)
Jayon Brown would have a chance to see action in a variety of roles if he were to be selected sometime during Day 2 or Day 3 of the draft.
Since he reached the majors in late 2012, no one has come close to saving as many runs as Andrelton Simmons, who's projected to be among the league leaders again in 2017.
Lonzo Ball confirmed Friday he's NBA-bound, but it was De'Aaron Fox who stole the show in front of Magic Johnson and put Kentucky into the Elite Eight.
Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal had his statue revealed at Staples Center, marking the latest point of reconciliation from his contentious days with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Freddie talks with Jeff Goodman who covered: UNC's win over Butler and Kentucky's win over UCLA. Also, Steve Alford saying he will stay at UCLA and Lonzo Ball to the NBA.
Jordan Clarkson had career highs of 35 points and eight 3-pointers, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-119 in overtime Friday night to snap a six-game skid.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson scored a career-high 35 points on 13-20 shooting (including 8-10 from 3-point range) to help his team rally from a 15-point deficit and beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 130-119, in overtime. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Lakers. Andrew Wiggins led the Timberwolves with a game-high 36 points.
UCLA head coach Steve Alford said he is "not going to talk to Indiana" about its head-coaching vacancy and emphasized that he is committed to the Bruins.
Andrew Cogliano scored late in the second period, Jonathan Bernier made 17 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Friday night.
In a widely expected move, Lonzo Ball said after the Bruins' Sweet 16 loss to Kentucky on Friday night that the game was his last for UCLA.
All eyes were on UCLA star freshman Lonzo Ball, but after 40 minutes, Kentucky's freshmen duo -- De'Aaron Fox and Malik Monk -- were still standing.