Stephen Curry scored 24 points and dished out nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors forced a decisive Game 7 by outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 Thursday night.
Warriors coach Mark Jackson said his players have been just as drained the past five days by the Sterling scandal. But he downplayed the impact the ruling had on either team.
It should come as no shock that the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks are preparing for a Game 7 of their first-round series considering how tightly contested this fierce California rivalry has been over the last few years.
Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat the Golden State Warriors 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Golden State coach Mark Jackson has a suggestion for fans of both the Warriors and the Clippers: Don’t show up for Game 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
The Golden State Warriors took Game 4 of their NBA playoff series with the Clippers, 118-97. The best of seven series is now tied at two wins apiece.
Clippers players made a silent protest during their pre-game routine at Oracle Arena.
Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.
An investigation has been launched into racist comments attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Clippers coach Doc Rivers held a press conference on Saturday.
Justin Williams and Marian Gaborik scored two goals apiece, and the Los Angeles Kings emphatically avoided first-round playoff elimination with a 6-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 on Thursday night.