Kevin McHale wouldn't use rust as an excuse and criticized the Rockets' "effort level" in a home loss to the Clippers in Game 1.
Five burning questions and answers about the immediate future of the Spurs in the wake of their seven-game exit in the first round by the Clippers.
Kevin Pelton looks closer at the notion of "Hack-a-Shaq" and writes why it actually makes sense for teams to use it.
Not many experts picked the Clippers to take down the defending champs, but L.A. used their skeptics as fuel.
Battling his hamstring , Chris Paul wasn't himself but he was good enough to score 27 points and deliver the game-winner in Game 7.
Coach Gregg Popovich said he doesn't think Saturday's Game 7 was the final game these San Antonio Spurs will play together.
On a day full of a wide world of sports' best, the Clippers' dramatic win over the Spurs delivered the high drama of basketball excellence.
The point guard was a difference-maker. Here's what was unusual and noteworthy about his performance in Game 7
Chris Paul banked in a shot over Tim Duncan with a second left to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-109 victory over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 on Saturday night.
The game thrilled nearly everyone who watched, including guys who get paid to play basketball.
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said the NBA need to change the way they seed playoff teams after this season and do away with guaranteeing division winners a top-four seed.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis, who has been nursing an ankle injury, played as the team hosted the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 on Saturday night.
A loss, meanwhile, could spark changes in Los Angeles.
Kevin Pelton looks at how the San Antonio Spurs could reload their roster for 2015-16.
The 5-on-5 panel breaks down the keys to the Game 7 battle between the Clippers and Spurs.
Points Per Game103.27th
Rebounds Per Game43.615th
Assists Per Game24.45th