Articles about Western Conference Finals

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LOS ANGELES - Chris Paul led the Phoenix Suns into their first NBA Finals in 28 years, beating the Los Angeles Clippers, 130-103, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) to close out the Western Conference finals in six games.Paul scored 41 ...
Jul 1, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers have been unflappable amid high stakes throughout these playoffs. They recovered from 0-2 deficits against Dallas and Utah to reach the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history.Down 0-2 to ...
Jun 30, 2021
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PHOENIX - Paul George had just wrapped up his brilliant night, scoring 41 points to keep the Los Angeles Clippers' season alive. He shared some hugs and fist bumps with teammates and assistant coaches before he finally got to head coach Tyronn ...
Jun 29, 2021
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PHOENIX - Paul George scored 41 points, Reggie Jackson added 23 and the resilient Los Angeles Clippers staved off elimination by beating the Phoenix Suns, 116-102, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) in Game Five of the Western Conference finals.The short- ...
Jun 29, 2021
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CHICAGO - Can Cinderella run with a tender ankle?With her slender size 4 frame and 17-inch waist, yes, the belle of the ball can probably tip-toe gingerly and still outrun the striking of midnight.The same cannot be said of ...
Jun 28, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Neither team could make a shot. The ball bounced crazily on and around the rim, but never went in.In timeouts, the Suns only talked defense. The Clippers deliberately missed free throws in a desperate attempt to retain possession and ...
Jun 27, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Devin Booker scored 25 points before fouling out in the final minute, Chris Paul made clutch free throws on a night everyone was missing and the Phoenix Suns escaped with an 84-80 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on ...
Jun 27, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers don't have injured Kawhi Leonard on the court. He's everywhere else, though.In the halftime locker room, texting, on the phone, watching from above the floor, all the while analyzing and suggesting ...
Jun 26, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Chris Paul is listed as probable to play for the Phoenix Suns in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.The Suns lead the Los Angeles Clippers 2-0. The series shifts to Staples Center on Thursday night (Friday, Manila ...
Jun 24, 2021
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PHOENIX - Deandre Ayton jammed an alley-oop pass from Jae Crowder with 0.7 seconds left, giving the Phoenix Suns a thrilling 104-103 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in Game Two of the Western ...
Jun 23, 2021
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PHOENIX - Even in a building packed with 16,583 rowdy, rollicking fans, Suns guard Cameron Payne could feel the silence.Phoenix still found a way to persevere in Game One of the Western Conference finals without the veteran, talkative presence of 11- ...
Jun 22, 2021
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PHOENIX - Devin Booker's first exposure to playoff basketball continues to be a revelation.Not necessarily for him, but for the rest of the NBA.Booker had 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double and ...
Jun 21, 2021
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PHOENIX - Devin Booker had 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double and the Phoenix Suns overcame Chris Paul's absence to beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 120-114, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) in Game ...
Jun 21, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Terance Mann scored a career-high 39 points and the Los Angeles Clippers advanced to a conference final for the first time in the franchise's 51-year history, beating the Utah Jazz 131-119 on Friday night (Saturday, ...
Jun 19, 2021
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DENVER- Jae Crowder received all sorts of quizzical text messages for his decision to sign with the Phoenix Suns in the offseason.What was he thinking? The Suns hadn't been to the playoffs in a decade. The West was stacked." ...
Jun 14, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Clippers coach Tyronn Lue was looking for a prime performance from both Paul George and Kawhi Leonard. They both delivered Grade A games to get Los Angeles back into its second-round series against Utah.Leonard scored 34 points and ...
Jun 13, 2021
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WITHIN hours of Doc Rivers' announcement he is not returning to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Philadelphia 76ers and New Orleans Pelicans reached out to the veteran coach.The Sixers are in search for a new coach after firing Brett Brown last ...
Sep 29, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - LeBron James is going to a 10th NBA Finals - and for the first time in a decade, so are the Los Angeles Lakers.James punctuated his 27th postseason triple-double with a big fourth quarter, powering the Lakers ...
Sep 27, 2020
LOCAL volleyball stars Rachel Anne Daquis and Marck Espejo of Cignal HD Spikers are getting a firsthand experience of this year's NBA playoffs, making it to the virtual fan wall of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 of the ...
Sep 25, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - They had just lost a playoff heartbreaker, and two nights later the Denver Nuggets quickly went from in control to in trouble.Escaping trouble is what these Nuggets do best."Everybody always has us packing our bags and ...
Sep 23, 2020
AFTER three sluggish quarters, the Lakers charged forward in the fourth and came very close to making it 3-0.It wasn't enough. The Nuggets got this one, 114-106.As the Los Angeles crew plodded back to their locker rooms ...
Sep 23, 2020
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