Paul has 33, outplays Westbrook as Clippers beat Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chris Paul had 33 points and nine assists, J.J. Redick added 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Oklahoma City 120-108 on Wednesday night, ending the Thunder’s seven-game home winning streak. DeAndre Jordan had 18 points and 17 rebounds for the Clippers, who are fighting for a top-four seed in[…]

Thunder’s Brooks: Durant should return in ‘week to 2 weeks’

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks says Kevin Durant should return to the lineup in about “a week to two weeks.” Brooks said before the Thunder’s game Wednesday night with the Los Angeles Clippers that Durant had been re-evaluated earlier in the day. Brooks says the 2014 NBA MVP “is progressing”[…]

Redick leads short-handed Clippers past Minnesota, 89-76

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.J. Redick scored 26 points, DeAndre Jordan had 20 points and 17 rebounds, and the injury-depleted Los Angeles Clippers snapped a two-game skid with an 89-76 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Austin Rivers scored 13 points as the Clippers, despite the absences of Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford,[…]

Downtown Los Angeles plan drops from area’s NFL sweepstakes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The developer that wanted to bring an NFL stadium to downtown Los Angeles abandoned its plans Monday after the proposed Farmers Field went from front-runner to impossible underdog in the race to return an NFL team to the region. With no franchise attached to the project and two competing stadium plans[…]