ScheduleAll times ET

2015-16 Schedule
35-18, 2nd in Pacific
play
Celtics knock off Clippers in OT (1:23)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers on if the Boston Celtics can make a playoff run: "They could make a run. Listen, they're not scared of anybody. They've got a bunch of junkyard dogs who can play. & You better be ready when you play them or you're going to lose to them."

AP

Celtics top Clippers in overtime

The Clippers opened up a 6-point lead in the extra session, but Boston quickly erased that and came out with a 139-134 win. Isaiah Thomas finished with 36 points, two shy of his career high. Box score

AP

Thomas sends Celtics to overtime

Isaiah Thomas has 34 points and made a jumper with 5.8 seconds left to force overtime against the Clippers. Chris Paul (31 pts) had a shot to win it at the buzzer, but missed. Follow live

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics 98, Clippers 91 (end 3rd): Los Angeles got its deficit as low as 4, but Isaiah Thomas (24 points, 6 assists) trying to keep the Clippers at arm's length. Both teams shooting over 50+ percent from floor and 43+ percent beyond 3-point arc.

play
Pierce nails ridiculous shot that doesn't count (0:32)
play
What you looking at Sullinger? (0:16)

LeBron passes Pierce ... for now

LeBron James entered the night 7 points behind Paul Pierce on the NBA's career scoring list. James has 14 tonight while Pierce, playing for the Clippers in Boston, has just 6, putting James ahead by 1 with both players still in progress.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Celtics say Kelly Olynyk has a bruised right shoulder and will not return vs. the Clippers.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk, who retreated to the locker room with a team doctor late in the first half, is not on the bench to start the second half. Fellow big man Amir Johnson is wearing a wrap around his back and did not start the second half with Boston going small with Marcus Smart playing alongside Isaiah Thomas, Avery Bradley, Jae Crowder, and Jared Sullinger.

play
Jordan posterizes Smart on alley-oop (0:31)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics 71, Clippers 64 (half): For the second time in as many home games, Boston put up 70+ first-half points. Boston shot 53.5 percent from the floor and 44.4 percent beyond the 3-point ac. Marcus Smart and Isaiah Thomas with 13 points apiece to lead five Celtics in double figures for scoring. Clippers shot 57.1 percent overall and 60 percent beyond 3-point arc.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Clippers 37, Celtics 33 (end 1st): Old friend Paul Pierce hit a couple of early 3-pointers and DeAndre Jordan added 11 points (making 3 of 4 free throws, even when the Celtics went to Hack-a-Jordan late in the frame). Jared Sullinger with 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting to pace Boston.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul Pierce on if he ever truly considered the Celtics as free agent this summer: "The Celtics were a rebuilding team. Young and up-and-coming. I think my career here ran its course. I had a great career here, 15 years. What more could you ask for? I was able to win a championship here. I've had my fun."

Getty

Pierce, Clippers travel to Boston

Los Angeles can complete its 4-game road trip at a perfect 4-0 with a win in Boston tonight. This could be Paul Pierce's final game in Boston. Follow live

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul Pierce on if this could be his final season and final game in Boston: "It could be. I'm not 100 percent sure."

play
Windhorst: Never heard of suspension like Griffin's (1:21)
Play
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
14h

Windhorst on Blake Griffin's punishment

ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst discusses the Knicks' chances to sign Kevin Durant, the Clippers' punishment of Blake Griffin and the Celtics' trade market situation.

Andrew Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images

Clips should make a deal -- or two

ESPN's expert panel includes the Clippers among the West teams that should be active before the Feb. 18 trade deadline passes. There's even the suggestion of acquiring a former MVP. 5-on-5 (Insider)

ESPN Stats & Information

Don't hurry back, Blake ...

Blake Griffin has been out since Dec. 26 and won't be returning anytime soon, thanks to the Jan. 23 incident in which he broke his hand punching a Clippers staffer. After he heals from that, he'll serve a four-game suspension before returning to the court. Surprisingly, the Clippers have been markedly better without him.

play
Energizing All-Stars (5:02)
Victor Decolongon/Getty Images
21hESPN.com

Clippers Daily Links: Wednesday

Top Headline: Blake Griffin deserved to get suspended for the altercation in Toronto.

play
Is four games a fair suspension for Griffin? (0:45)

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.77th
Rebounds Per Game42.424th
Assists Per Game22.69th
Points Allowed100.89th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-163518.660
2014-155626.683
2013-145725.695
2012-135626.683
2011-124026.606

ESPN Fan Shop Powered By

  • adidas Youth L.A. Clippers Blake Griffin #32 Road Red Replica JerseyShop

  • adidas Youth L.A. Clippers Chris Paul #3 Road Red Replica JerseyShop