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2018 Schedule
30-12, 1st in Southwest

Howard Chen ESPN 

Not sure which is better: Harden returning tonight, or these Harden cheer puppets and gummies being given away tonight at the game lol

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

James Harden has been cleared to return from his hamstring injury tonight against Minnesota, but will be on a minutes restriction. Luc Mbah a Moute will start for the suspended Trevor Ariza.

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11hRamona Shelburne

Rivers: I spoke with Ariza about altercation

Clippers guard Austin Rivers said he and Rockets swingman Trevor Ariza had a lengthy phone call regarding Monday's heated game between their teams. Rivers said "he was really cool about being the bigger guy and calling me."

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Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

Doc Rivers on Blake Griffin, Austin Rivers being complaint targets: "...It's not just Blake and Austin. It's everybody. Just go through the league, you see it every night. You know, Blake and Austin's names are more nuclear, if you print their names and it comes out."

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Rockets looking to redeem themselves against Warriors (0:57)
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16hTim MacMahon

Sources: Rockets upset Clippers not disciplined

The fact that the LA Clippers' Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers avoided disciplinary action from the NBA after Monday's contentious home game with Houston has left the Rockets shocked and disappointed, team sources told ESPN.

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Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

Doc Rivers didn't expect any of his players to be disciplined for MLK night's events, but he also didn't think suspensions were warranted. Overall, Rivers felt that players can be more like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in how they react to trash talk.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Revised suspension amounts for the Rockets players are: Trevor Ariza will lose $51,178 per game for a total of $102,357. Gerald Green will lose $9,527 per game for a total of $19,054.

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Punishment for Rockets-Clippers Showdown

Michael Smith and Jemele Hill have the latest as the league hands down punishments from the Rockets-Clippers showdown. Plus, can the Spurs overcome Kawhi's latest setback?

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Ariza and Green to serve 2 game suspension for entering Clippers locker room (1:49)
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20hAdrian Wojnarowski

NBA suspends Rockets' Ariza, Green 2 games

The NBA is suspending Houston's Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green two games for aggressively entering the Clippers' locker room Monday night. Rockets teammates Chris Paul and James Harden will not face discipline or fines for their roles.

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In the green room with Jackie MacMullan

Kevin Arnovitz hangs out with Jackie MacMullan in the ESPN green room to chat about NBA profanity (1:20), the Clippers (5:40), the Kings (16:05) and Jackie Mac stories (23:15).

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Tensions high between NBA players and officials (0:53)
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2dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: NBA probe focuses on Ariza as inciter

Trevor Ariza has become the focus of the NBA's investigation into the Rockets' postgame charge into the Clippers locker room Monday night, while Chris Paul and James Harden are increasingly described as working to slow Ariza's anger, sources told ESPN.

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SVP breaks down Rockets-Clippers locker room squabble (2:15)
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Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

LA Clippers PF Blake Griffin addressed Monday night's events with the Houston Rockets following a community event at a Watts elementary school.

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Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer said of Chris Paul: "Chris was a great Clipper, and solid citizen his whole time here. Chris and I certainly have a relationship. But, as I told him last time we had dinner: every time we play, I'm against you the whole time."

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Nichols: Hollywood has nothing on the NBA (3:08)
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Are the Rockets and Clippers rivals?

Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han, Bobby Marks, Chris Forsberg and Nick Friedell break down the postgame fracas in LA (2:10), officiating difficulties (11:05), most calculated players (20:30) and if the Clippers and Rockets are rivals (25:05). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han answer listener questions (36:05).

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Tommy Lam ESPN 

Adrian Wojnarowski joined ESPNLA 710's Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge & LZ to talk about last night's Clippers vs. Rockets locker room drama.

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Jalen: CP3 doesn't respect Doc, Austin or Griffin (1:42)
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Dustup with Clips a bad look for CP3 (2:12)

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.62nd
Rebounds Per Game44.114th
Assists Per Game22.516th
Points Allowed107.121st

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-183012.714
2016-175527.671
2015-164141.500
2014-155626.683
2013-145428.659