2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
48-34, 2nd in Pacific
Stephen A.: Lakers have got 'a lot of nerve' to be upset with Kawhi (1:47)
Stephen A. questions Kawhi's uncle in signing with Clippers (1:43)
Is Jerry West trolling both the Lakers and Warriors? (1:42)

The Hoop Collective: Kemba's Fit, CP3's Future, Kawhi

Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon talk about how the Hornets and Kemba Walker parted ways (2:20), how the Thunder will move forward with Chris Paul (18:50), if Kawhi Leonard really makes his teammates better (33:46) and some of the hidden details behind the Leonard/Paul George move (37:35).

Hollins: No way you can't call Kawhi a great leader (1:07)
Brissett flies in for putback jam (0:17)
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11dDave McMenamin

Green: Kawhi wanted 'his own route,' not Lakers

As Danny Green -- perhaps Kawhi Leonard's closest teammate, having paired with him to win championships in both San Antonio and Toronto -- waited on Leonard's decision last week, he was pretty sure of one thing: Leonard would not be joining the Lakers.

Cain: Kawhi runs L.A., not the Lakers (1:51)
Hollins: NBA title will be won in L.A. (1:10)
Jalen surprised by Kawhi's decision: 'I hate being wrong!' (1:20)
Stephen A.: Kawhi's contract puts Clippers 'under the gun' (1:41)
Kuzma: Lakers-Clippers games will be 'epic' (1:02)
Spears isn't surprised Kawhi took shorter deal with Clips (0:48)
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Source: Kawhi signs shorter 3-year Clips deal

Kawhi Leonard's three-year deal with the Clippers lines up with that of teammate Paul George, setting up possible free agency for both again in 2021.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Clippers officially announce Paul George trade sending Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Danilo Gallinari, Clippers' 2022, 2024 and 2026 first-round picks, Miami's 2021 and 2023 first-round picks and right to swap first-round picks in 2023 and 2025 to OKC. "Paul George is one of the greatest two-way players in our game," said Lawrence Frank, Clippers president of basketball operations. "... When you have the opportunity to acquire a contributor of his caliber, you do what it takes to bring him home... Following the lead of Steve Ballmer, we have plotted an aggressive course to build a championship contender, and acquiring Paul is a critical step."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Clippers officially announce Kawhi Leonard's "historic" signing with the franchise. "This is a historic moment for our organization and our fans," said Lawrence Frank, Clippers president of basketball operations. "We are grateful and honored that Kawhi Leonard has decided to come home and join the L.A. Clippers. Kawhi is a peerless two-way player, a relentless worker and a natural fit for the serious, professional culture our group has established. He wins everywhere he goes, and he always has, from King High School to San Diego State to the NBA. Having him on our side is a tremendous privilege and a massive responsibility, one we will take very seriously. His expectation, and ours, is to contend for championships."

This Just In  

Kawhi Leonard has chosen a shorter contract with the LA Clippers that lines up with Paul George and sets up the two to be part of the 2021 free-agent class, a source confirmed to ESPN. Leonard signed a three-year, $103.1M deal that includes a player option for the '21-22 season, the source said. The Athletic first reported that Leonard was signing a three-year contract.


The Right Time: NBA Fee Agency, USWNT win World Cup

Bomani makes his triumphant return from vacation to unpack everything that happened in free agency, including Kawhi Leonard having the vision to choose the Clippers and bring Paul George with him (0:41) as well as just how balanced the league is now with stars pairing up (16:40). Plus, the sentiments around the USWNT's World Cup victory (29:41), a fresh IYHH including Bo's thoughts on the "Blue Bell Licker" (45:22) and your best 4th of July weekend cookout stories (58:42).

Stephen A.: Clippers have better team, but LeBron & AD are the better duo (1:45)

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.15th
Rebounds Per Game45.513th
Assists Per Game24.018th
Points Allowed114.36th

Team History