2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
53-29, 2nd in Pacific
Is Rivers confident or delusional? (1:41)
Stephen A.: Doc Rivers wrong about Clippers-Warriors gap (2:39)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Danny Ainge on Paul Pierce announcing this will be his final season: "I think Paul could play for a few more years, so I'll believe [he's retiring] when I see it. … The thing that stands out more to me than anything about Paul -- after all the great shots and great plays and everything else he did here -- was just watching him, sitting right outside my office, seeing him come in at midnight and work on his game, work on his conditioning. He really loved the game."

AP Photo/Bill Kostroun

NBA coaches, players speak out on social issues

Colin Kaepernick's protest of kneeling during the national anthem has prompted players and coaches in the NBA to voice their opinions on social issues and racial violence.

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3dRamona Shelburne

Clippers' Rivers doesn't see 'gap' with Warriors

Doc Rivers said he isn't scared of the 73-win Warriors team that added Kevin Durant as a free agent and just so happens to be the Clippers' main rival in the West.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan speak together at media day but Brice Johnson gets his own audience.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Marreese Speights: "It's kind of weird being here but I think this team has the talent to win a championship."

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Paul Pierce on "super teams" and super teams in the NBA: "We're a super team, Golden State is a super team. And, as Derrick Rose said, the Knicks are a super team. So there's at least three."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Paul Pierce: "I wanted one more shot to win a championship with this group and for the Los Angeles Clippers. That would be monumental."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Paul Pierce said he's going to enjoy his last season in the NBA even his last media day today.

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

JJ Redick and Paul Pierce at Clippers media day.

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Luc Mbah a Moute, Wes Johnson, Diamond Stone and Alan Anderson: New and old faces for the Clippers.

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

What rapper would Jamal Crawford equate to Paul Pierce, who is retiring after the season? "Snoop Dogg. He's done it all. He's seen it all."

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Paul, Griffin and Jordan fielding questions at media day.

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan are on stage.


Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

The Clippers haven't decided on what to do as far as social activism is concerned, but Doc Rivers is happy that at least a discussion is happening.


Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

What will it take for the Clippers to win a title? Doc Rivers says if you look at their record the past few years, the Clippers are right there as one of the better teams in the league.


Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Blake Griffin is back for the start of a new season.

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Media day for the Clippers is up and running.

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

Pierce to return for 19th season, then retire

Paul Pierce announced Monday in The Players' Tribune that he will return for his 19th NBA season and then retire, finishing out his career with Doc Rivers in Los Angeles.

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.57th
Rebounds Per Game42.025th
Assists Per Game22.811th
Points Allowed100.27th

Team History


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