Phoenix Suns' Chris Paul ruled out for Game 1 vs. LA Clippers

Phoenix Suns star point guard Chris Paul has been ruled out for Sunday's Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the LA Clippers, the team announced on Saturday. Paul was placed into the league's health and safety protocols on Wednesday, and his return to play remains indefinite. "Because of...
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WCF Primer: Wing effectiveness will be critical for the Suns against five-out Clippers

The Phoenix Suns are making their tenth appearance in the Western Conference Finals on Sunday afternoon. Their opponent, the Los Angeles Clippers, are making their first. From a franchise perspective, that is an impelling storyline. To the teams walking onto the hardwood, it doesn’t matter. No members of the Suns were part of the previous nine teams and I’m not sure they care that the Suns are 2-7 in the WCF.

Clippers vs Suns Game 1 Odds, Lineups, Picks & Injury Report

The Clippers and Suns face off in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday. Phoenix enters as a 4.5-point favorite for the series opener. Get the odds, preview, injury report, and prediction below. The stage is finally set for the Western Conference Finals. The Phoenix Suns will meet...

Chris Paul Officially Ruled Out For Game 1 Of Suns Vs. Clippers

The Phoenix Suns have confirmed that star point guard Chris Paul will miss the first game of the team's Western Conference Finals matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers. Paul was put in the league's health and safety protocol, Wednesday. The league has not confirmed whether Paul has been placed in...

NBA playoffs: Clippers break curse in most unpredictable way possible to reach first-ever conference finals

If you didn't grow up around L.A., you can't truly understand. The Los Angeles Clippers were synonymous with losing. They made the playoffs just four times in their first 33 seasons after relocating from Buffalo to Southern California. Sub-.200 winning percentages became a regularity. Blowing seemingly insurmountable leads became expected. Players like Matt Fish, Pooh Richardson and Keith Closs became punchlines. If you asked an L.A. basketball fan whether they rooted for the Lakers or the Clippers, there was only one appropriate response: uncontrollable laughter.

NBA playoffs 2021: The LA Clippers are showing their best look at the right time

After a Game 7 win, the head coach or players all talk about a look the team has -- a certain look that lets everyone know they'll be ready for the moment. LA Clippers coach Tyronn Lue said his team looked like it was locked in during a walk-through before Sunday's 126-111 win to close out their Western Conference first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks in front of 7,342 fans at Staples Center.