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2018 Schedule
23-21, 2nd in Pacific

Being petty and dumping salary

Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon go behind the scenes of NBA Countdown (3:30), secret tunnels in L.A. (11:30), potential Houston trades (25:20) and what to do with Kemba Walker (38:30). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han on the merits of doing your own research (57:35).

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1dTim MacMahon

Ariza 'not gonna whine' about 2-game ban

Trevor Ariza refused to confirm if he has talked to the Clippers' Austin Rivers, but he did accept responsibility for the actions that led to his two-game suspension.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Trevor Ariza: "I take responsibility for what I did." He wouldn't confirm that he hashed things out with Austin Rivers over the phone. "Whatever happened, that was between me and that person."

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Should Blake Griffin have been suspended?

Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser debate if Blake Griffin should have been suspended after his exchange with Trevor Ariza, if it's a big deal that Tom Brady missed practice and more.

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3dRamona 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."

Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

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."


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."

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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3dTim MacMahon

Sources: Rockets upset Clippers not disciplined

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.


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.

Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

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

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.


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?

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.58th
Rebounds Per Game43.516th
Assists Per Game21.523rd
Points Allowed106.718th

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