Kawhi Leonard has been ruled out by the Los Angeles Clippers for Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals due to a sprained right knee. Leonard hasn't played since Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals. Leonard has been staying up to date with the Clippers' strategies and game plans despite his injury. "He just stays engaged," Tyronn Lue said. "He likes to know the … [Read more...] about Kawhi Leonard Ruled Out For Game 2
Paul George said that the Phoenix Suns posed a different challenge than the Dallas Mavericks or the Utah Jazz following Los Angeles Clippers loss in Game 1. "This is a different caliber team than the other two teams we faced," said George. "A little bit more guard play. And so we just have to figure out how to counter, which we will. We'll figure out another game plan." George … [Read more...] about Paul George Says Suns Are 'A Different Caliber Team' After Game 1 Loss
Tyronn Lue reflected on how three of the final four coaches this season are Black with Monty Williams of the Phoenix Suns and Nate McMillan of the Atlanta Hawks joining him. "Three of the four coaches left standing are going to be Black coaches," said Lue. "That says a lot about how we have been coaching. Hopefully, so we can stop getting looked down upon so we can just build, … [Read more...] about Tyronn Lue: Three Black Coaches In Final Four Says A Lot About How We've Been Coaching
The Los Angeles Lakers did not renew head athletic trainer Nina Hsieh's contract, sources told ESPN. Hsieh, who had been with the organization for over a decade, was promoted to the role two years ago. Hsieh replaced Marco Nunez in 2019. Lakers players missed 201 games this season. LeBron James missed 26 out of the team's last 30 games, with Anthony Davis sitting out 36 … [Read more...] about Lakers To Hire New Athletic Trainer, Expected To Restructure Approach To Player Health
The Los Angeles Clippers completed a Game 6 comeback to beat the Utah Jazz 131-119, winning the series 4-2. The Clippers are headed to their first Western Conference finals in franchise history. The Clippers were led in scoring by Terance Mann, who finished with 39 points while hitting 7 of 10 from three. "I just had to lock in and do what I had to do," said Mann. "They were … [Read more...] about Terance Mann On 39-Point Game 6: 'They Were Leaving Me Open'