NBA stars gather for first game in Africa
NBA stars gather for first game in Africa

Basketball stars including Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and Luol Deng of Miami Heat warmed up Friday for the NBA`s first game in Africa, as the sport looks to expand into the continent.

NBA owners approve Atlanta Hawks sale following racial remarks
NBA owners approve Atlanta Hawks sale following racial remarks

Billionaire Tony Ressler`s purchase of the Atlanta Hawks has been unanimously approved by NBA owners, the league announced Wednesday, concluding a sale forced by racial remarks in e-mails discovered last year.

NBA: Barnes, Noah fined for incidents with fans
NBA: Barnes, Noah fined for incidents with fans

The National Basketball Association`s disciplinary committee slapped Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes and Chicago Bulls forward Joakim Noah with hefty fines Friday for separate incidents involving fans.

Clippers shoot down Rockets in game one
Clippers shoot down Rockets in game one

 The Los Angeles Clippers rose to the challenge of playing without Chris Paul as they wasted no time wrestling away home-court advantage from Houston with a 117-101 win on Monday.

Last-gasp Los Angeles Clippers send San Antonio Spurs packing
Last-gasp Los Angeles Clippers send San Antonio Spurs packing

Chris Paul scored an acrobatic basket with one second remaining as the Los Angeles Clippers stunned reigning champions the San Antonio Spurs 111-109 on Saturday to advance to the next round of the NBA playoffs.

Kawhi Leonard nets career-high 32 in Spurs' win over Clippers
Kawhi Leonard nets career-high 32 in Spurs' win over Clippers

Kawhi Leonard showed why he is worthy of being named the defensive player of the year, putting his complete game on display for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday.

Clippers send Lakers to club record 56th loss
Clippers send Lakers to club record 56th loss

Blake Griffin bagged 18 points and Chris Paul chipped in with 15 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers crushed the hapless Los Angeles Lakers 106-78 on Sunday.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers silence Thunder awaiting Kevin Durant return
NBA: Los Angeles Clippers silence Thunder awaiting Kevin Durant return

Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks said Wednesday that NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant will return in one to two weeks -- and it can`t come soon enough for the Thunder.

The Los Angeles Clippers silenced the Thunder 120-108 on Wednesday, Oklahoma City`s fourth defeat in seven games.

NBA: Tony Parker`s season high leads San Antonio Spurs past Bulls
NBA: Tony Parker`s season high leads San Antonio Spurs past Bulls

Tony Parker scored a season-high 32 points to lead the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in a 116-105 win over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday.

LeBron James elected NBA players union VP
LeBron James elected NBA players union VP

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has been elected the first vice president of the NBA Players Association.

Kevin Durant scores 29 as Thunder thump Clippers
Kevin Durant scores 29 as Thunder thump Clippers

NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant scored 29 points while Russell Westbrook added 19 points and 11 rebounds Sunday to power Oklahoma City over the Los Angeles Clippers 131-108.

NBA: Griffin to miss All-Star Game after elbow surgery
NBA: Griffin to miss All-Star Game after elbow surgery

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin will be sidelined at least through next weekend`s NBA All-Star Game after undergoing surgery on his right elbow, the team announced Sunday.

NBA: Raptors rip Clippers with fourth-quarter surge
NBA: Raptors rip Clippers with fourth-quarter surge

Kyle Lowry scored 25 points and Greivis Vasquez sparked a key fourth-quarter run to power the Toronto Raptors over the Los Angeles Clippers 110-98 in an NBA matchup Saturday.

Clippers hold on to beat Pacers
Clippers hold on to beat Pacers

Chris Paul tallied 17 points and 15 assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to their ninth straight win with a 103-96 victory over the struggling Indiana Pacers Wednesday.

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin faces battery charge
Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin faces battery charge

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin faces a charge of misdemeanor battery from an incident last month in a Las Vegas nightclub, court records showed Wednesday.

Bruce Levenson to sell Atlanta Hawks over racially charged e-mail
Bruce Levenson to sell Atlanta Hawks over racially charged e-mail

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he`ll sell his controlling interest in the NBA team in the wake of racially charged remarks he made in an e-mail two years ago.

With Donald Sterling saga over, Steve Ballmer gets ovation from Clipper Nation

With his trademark top-of-the-lungs, high-fiving, rambunctious enthusiasm, former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans on Monday, promising a new era for the NBA team after former owner Donald Sterling was banned for life over racist remarks.

Donald Sterling`s last bid to halt LA Clippers sale blocked by court

Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his final chance to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team to former Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, when a California appeals court refused on Wednesday to halt the deal.

Los Angeles Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer finalized - NBA

Steve Ballmer, the former head of Microsoft, has completed his $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, ending a saga that began when former team owner Donald Sterling was heard making racist remarks to his girlfriend on a tape recording.

Court rejects Donald Sterling`s bid to halt Clippers sale

An appeals court denied late Friday a request from embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to halt the proposed $2 billion sale of the NBA team to ex-Microsoft tycoon Steve Ballmer.