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Lue to Clippers intensifies rivalry with Lakers (0:54)
3d

The Hoop Collective: Sterling Affairs, Lakers Roster, Clippers Outlook

Brian Windhorst, Ohm Youngmisuk and Ramona Shelburne begin by discussing the new 30 for 30 Podcasts series, "The Sterling Affairs," about former Clippers owner Donald Sterling's fall from power. Then, the trio talks about how the Clippers and Lakers will perform in the 2019 season (23:00). Plus, will the Lakers take a chance on Carmelo Anthony and/or Dwight Howard (36:15)?

3d

Woj Pod: The Sterling Affairs

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne joins The Woj Pod to go inside the reporting and making of her new 30 For 30 Podcasts series, "The Sterling Affairs," including Sterling's obsession with Lakers owner Jerry Buss and Donald Trump, why he wanted to kill a JJ Redick deal, how the NBA allowed him to exist as an owner for decades, and much more.

Shelburne: Sterling controversy almost made NBA shut down (1:22)
5d

Donald vs. Shelly for the Clippers

The Donald Sterling story comes to an end where it all started -- with a showdown in court. This time, though, it was Donald vs. Shelly. The Sterling Affairs is hosted by Ramona Shelburne. Produced by 30 for 30 Podcasts and The Undefeated in collaboration with Western Sound. More at 30for30podcasts.com/sterling

5d

A changing NBA confronts Sterling

When the explosive tape of Donald Sterling broke, it came at a moment when power in the NBA was changing. Players, owners, and a new commissioner were faced with a major test that would re-shape the league. The Sterling Affairs is hosted by Ramona Shelburne. Produced by 30 for 30 Podcasts and The Undefeated in collaboration with Western Sound. More at 30for30podcasts.com/sterling

5d

How Donald Sterling saw the world

Donald and Shelly Sterling escaped poverty, reinvented themselves, and became the biggest residential landlords in LA. But in housing and basketball, they never had to face the consequences of their actions. The Sterling Affairs is hosted by Ramona Shelburne. Produced by 30 for 30 Podcasts and The Undefeated in collaboration with Western Sound. More at 30for30podcasts.com/sterling

5d

How Donald Sterling became the worst owner in sports

Throughout the 80s and 90s, the Clippers were horrible and Donald Sterling was known as the worst owner in sports. But Donald Sterling wasn't the joke we all thought he was. The Sterling Affairs is hosted by Ramona Shelburne. Produced by 30 for 30 Podcasts and The Undefeated in collaboration with Western Sound. More at 30for30podcasts.com/sterling

5d

A leaked recording of Donald Sterling rocks the NBA

A domestic battle boils over and sends the NBA into crisis when secretly recorded tapes of Donald Sterling and his mistress V. Stiviano leak on TMZ. The Sterling Affairs is hosted by Ramona Shelburne. Produced by 30 for 30 Podcasts and The Undefeated in collaboration with Western Sound. More at 30for30podcasts.com/sterling

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8dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Patterson, Clips agree to 1-year deal

Free-agent forward Patrick Patterson has agreed to a one-year, $2.3 million deal with the LA Clippers, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

9d

The Donald Sterling tapes changed the NBA forever

A story of power and scandal in Los Angeles. When an audio recording of a racist rant by Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever. But Sterling had been a problem for decades -- in basketball, real estate, and more. Why did it take 30 years to finally hold him accountable? "The Sterling Affairs" is a five-part series from 30 for 30 Podcasts and The Undefeated, produced in collaboration with Western Sound. Reported and hosted by ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. All five episodes available August 20th. More at 30for30podcasts.com/sterling

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9dOhm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin

Source: Lue near deal to join Clippers' staff

Former Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is close to a deal to reunite with Doc Rivers as a top assistant on the Clippers' staff, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Which NBA players will have the biggest reunions in 2019? (1:35)
Jalen is hyped for Russ' return to OKC, Lakers-Clippers on Christmas (1:52)
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11dRoyce Young

NBA releases schedule: Kawhi in Toronto Dec. 11

The 2019-20 NBA schedule was unveiled Monday and Kawhi Leonard will make his return to Toronto on Dec. 11 as the LA Clippers visit the defending champion Raptors.

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11dESPN

NBA schedule sees record number of prime-time games for Europe

The 2019-20 NBA schedule was unveiled Monday, featuring a record 48 games starting at prime time for Europe (afternoon start times in North America, prime time for European time zones), and the first-ever slate of Saturday prime-time games for Europe.

Jefferson: The NBA wants the Lakers to shine on Christmas Day (1:49)
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18dOhm Youngmisuk

Lowry 'happy' for Kawhi, hopes to stay in Toronto

Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry said he told Kawhi Leonard, "I'm happy for you," when the reigning Finals MVP reached out to say he was leaving Toronto to join the Clippers.

Andrews: Clippers goal is to be better than the Lakers (0:50)
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21d

Sources: Clips vs. Lakers tops Christmas games

The Clippers and Lakers will play at Staples Center on Dec. 25, sources told ESPN. Other Christmas Day games include Bucks at 76ers and Celtics at Raptors, sources said.

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Assists Per Game24.018th
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