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2018 Schedule
23-21, 2nd in Pacific
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40mRamona Shelburne

Rivers: I spoke with Ariza about altercation

Clippers guard Austin Rivers said he and Rockets swingman Trevor Ariza had a lengthy phone call regarding Monday's heated game between their teams. Rivers said "he was really cool about being the bigger guy and calling me."

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Nikola Jokic on fellow Serbia national team member Milos Teodosic dropping a career-high 15 points in their first meeting: "I saw, maybe in the NBA, yeah. ... I like to play against someone who speaks my language, it's kind of fun. I'm glad that he played good."

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Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

Doc Rivers on Blake Griffin, Austin Rivers being complaint targets: "...It's not just Blake and Austin. It's everybody. Just go through the league, you see it every night. You know, Blake and Austin's names are more nuclear, if you print their names and it comes out."

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Clippers hold off Nuggets' rally (1:08)
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Harrell's monster block leads to Clippers' 3-ball (0:30)

Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

The LA Clippers overcame a 12-point 3rd quarter deficit and 32 points allowed off turnovers to beat the Denver Nuggets 109-104. The Clippers have now passed the Nuggets, Pelicans, and Trail Blazers in the Western Conference standings and are now 6th.

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Harrell Eurosteps into and-1 score (0:24)
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Griffin fools defense, flushes lefty jam (0:21)
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Teodosic picks Barton's pocket (0:22)
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5hTim MacMahon

Sources: Rockets mad no discipline for Clippers

The fact that the LA Clippers' Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers avoided disciplinary action from the NBA after Monday's contentious home game with Houston has left the Rockets shocked and disappointed, team sources told ESPN.

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Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

Doc Rivers didn't expect any of his players to be disciplined for MLK night's events, but he also didn't think suspensions were warranted. Overall, Rivers felt that players can be more like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in how they react to trash talk.

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Griffin fights through contact for and-1 (0:16)

Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray is missing his first career game tonight due to concussion protocol.

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Doc wasn't concerned about his players being disciplined (0:17)

Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

LA Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (ankle) officially ruled out for the third straight game tonight against the Denver Nuggets.

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Punishment for Rockets-Clippers Showdown

Michael Smith and Jemele Hill have the latest as the league hands down punishments from the Rockets-Clippers showdown. Plus, can the Spurs overcome Kawhi's latest setback?

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Ariza and Green to serve 2 game suspension for entering Clippers locker room (1:49)
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10hAdrian Wojnarowski

NBA suspends Rockets' Ariza, Green 2 games

The NBA is suspending Houston's Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green two games for aggressively entering the Clippers' locker room Monday night. Rockets teammates Chris Paul and James Harden will not face discipline or fines for their roles.

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In the green room with Jackie MacMullan

Kevin Arnovitz hangs out with Jackie MacMullan in the ESPN green room to chat about NBA profanity (1:20), the Clippers (5:40), the Kings (16:05) and Jackie Mac stories (23:15).

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Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

Monday night was an eventful one for the LA Clippers. But Wesley Johnson and Tyrone Wallace are focusing on bringing that same energy level for another nationally televised home game; this time against the Denver Nuggets, a team that offensive rebounds well and has featured Will Barton in a starter's role.

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1dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: NBA probe focuses on Ariza as inciter

Trevor Ariza has become the focus of the NBA's investigation into the Rockets' postgame charge into the Clippers locker room Monday night, while Chris Paul and James Harden are increasingly described as working to slow Ariza's anger, sources told ESPN.

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SVP breaks down Rockets-Clippers locker room squabble (2:15)

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.58th
Rebounds Per Game43.515th
Assists Per Game21.523rd
Points Allowed106.718th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-182321.523
2016-175131.622
2015-165329.646
2014-155626.683
2013-145725.695