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There's a new snag for Amazon in the winner-take-all $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract, and it could be good news for Microsoft (AMZN, MSFT)

The Department of Defense has agreed to investigate some of the central complaints Oracle raised in a lawsuit. Oracle is suing to keep the Pentagon from granting the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract to Amazon, which is far and away the favorite to win the bid.  This is a half-step win for Oracle that may simply delay the inevitable. On the other hand, some in the industry are predicting that Amazon's struggles could be a windfall for another of Oracle's competitors: Microsoft. The De...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Virginia, Trends, Department Of Defense, Bloomberg, Chromecast, Steve Ballmer, Aws, Pentagon, Wall Street Journal, Oracle, Los Angeles Clippers, Trump, Roger Stone


Kyrie Irving: 'Some truth' in Marcus Morris' criticism of Celtics teammates

Kyrie Irving was no different than the rest of the Celtics who reacted to Marcus Morris' harsh criticism of the team following a home loss to the Los Angeles Clippers a week ago. "There was some truth into [Morris' comments]," said Irving, who has missed the past two games - both Celtics wins - following Morris' comments and spoke on the matter for the first time Saturday.
Tags: News, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Irving, Celtics, Morris, Kyrie Irving, Marcus Morris


Clippers reserve Lou Williams going above and beyond

The Clippers’ comeback tour has concluded after six games in 12 eventful days that featured a flurry of transactions, a rabies scare and pyrotechnics aplenty — most of them sparked by reserve guard Lou Williams, whose historic effort Monday in Minnesota almost resulted in another come-from-way-way-behind victory. In the end, the Clippers coach Doc Rivers, unimpressed with the defensive execution, said his team “deserved” to drop the final game on their win-one-lose-one road trip. They cut a 23-p...
Tags: Minnesota, Minneapolis, Sports, Denver Nuggets, Sport, Harvard, Soccer, Williams, Steve Ballmer, Nba, Espn, Chicago Bulls, Rivers, Denver, Los-angeles-clippers, Golden State Warriors


Healthy Rose, Teague lead Timberwolves past Clippers 130-120

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague gave a beleaguered backcourt a needed boost and lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 130-120 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. Rose scored 22 points and Teague added 19 for the Timberwolves, who played without the ill Andrew Wiggins. Rose and Teague both have […]
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Sports, Ap, Derrick Rose, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, Rose, Timberwolves, Clippers, Jeff Teague, Teague, Andrew Wiggins Rose, Healthy Rose Teague


Lou Williams scores 45 for Clippers, but they drop trip finale to Timberwolves

LA Clippers’ Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, left, drives on Minnesota Timberwolves’ Josh Okogie in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Minnesota Timberwolves’ Luol Deng, left, lays up over Los Angeles Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds LA Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari dunks against the Minne...
Tags: Minnesota, Minneapolis, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Nba, New Orleans, Derrick Rose, Minnesota Timberwolves, Rivers, Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix, Rose, Luol Deng


Can Brad Stevens fix all that ails the Celtics?

Can Brad Stevens fix all that ails the Celtics? originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Maybe Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens could sense the frustration in his team's locker room following Saturday's embarrassing loss to the Los Angeles Clippers because, before the room opened to reporters, Stevens did all he could to direct the criticism for his team's 28-point collapse to himself. "I think I need to look at myself first and figure out what I can do to help [Boston giving a...
Tags: News, Boston, Los Angeles, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brad Stevens, Celtics, Stevens, Maybe Boston Celtics


Bat At Indiana Pacers Game: Who Should Worry About Rabies

There was a bat at an NBA basketball game last Thursday. No, none of the Indiana Pacers or Los Angeles Clippers players forgot what sport they were playing. It wasn't a baseball bat that flew around the court in Indianapolis, Indiana. Instead, it was a mammal bat. This FOX Sports Indiana segment showed what happened: Holy quick-thinking Bankers Life Fieldhouse stadium announcers! Was that the theme song to the 1960's Batman television series playing in the background? Indeed it was. Fo...
Tags: News, Indiana, Nba, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Larry Bird, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Fox Sports, Indianapolis Indiana, Sue Bird


LeBron James not surprised by high-flying 76ers

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James said he has not been surprised by the Philadelphia 76ers, who loom as a serious NBA contender in the Eastern Conference. James experienced the 76ers first hand on Sunday - the Lakers outclassed in a 143-120 defeat at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Already boasting All-Star duo Joel Embiid (37 points, 14 rebounds) and Ben Simmons (8 points), as well as Jimmy Butler (15 points) and JJ Redick (21 points), the 76ers are now seen as genuine championship ...
Tags: News, Nba, Philadelphia, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, James, Lakers, All Star, Wells Fargo Center, Tobias Harris, Jimmy Butler, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, JJ Redick


Department: Possible rabies exposure from bat at Pacers game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials say people who had contact with a bat last week during an Indiana Pacers game have possibly been exposed to rabies. The Indiana State Department of Health says anyone who may have touched the bat with bare skin during the Pacers game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday […]
Tags: News, Sports, Indiana, Indianapolis, Ap, Nation, Nba, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Pacers, Indiana State Department of Health


Celtics squander 28-point lead to Clippers after losing Kyrie Irving to knee injury

The Celtics were outscored by 31 points after Kyrie Irving left the game in the second quarter with a right knee sprain. Two days after losing to the Los Angeles Lakers on a buzzer-beater, the Boston Celtics dropped another tough game at home to an LA team. This time, they blew a 28-point first-half lead to lose to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, 123-112.
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Celtics, Clippers, Kyrie Irving


Clippers rally from 28 down, beat Celtics

Los Angeles Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell reacts during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Boston Celtics’ Terry Rozier shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Los Angeles Clippers’ Garrett Temple (17) drives past Boston Celtics’ Terry Rozier ...
Tags: Boston, Uncategorized, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Nba, Short, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, Los-angeles-clippers, Patriots, Brad Stevens, Celtics, Gordon Hayward


Even the Kings aren't happy with Celtics after brutal loss to Clippers

Even the Kings aren't happy with Celtics after brutal loss to Clippers originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Boston Celtics made a lot of people unhappy Saturday night at TD Garden. First and foremost, they disappointed their fans, who showered the Celtics with boos after they let a 28-point lead evaporate in an embarrassing 123-112 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. But the Sacramento Kings also weren't pleased with the Celtics' effort.
Tags: News, Sacramento Kings, Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, Celtics, Clippers, The Boston Celtics


Doc Rivers ran into Rajon Rondo at Boston hotel after Laker's game-winner

Doc Rivers ran into Rajon Rondo at Boston hotel after Laker's game-winner originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com A pair of Los Angeles transplants apparently had a serendipitous reunion in Boston on Thursday night. After Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo buried his former team with a buzzer-beater at TD Garden, he headed back to the team hotel -- where his former coach, Doc Rivers, had just arrived ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers' game versus the Celtics on Saturday night. Nat...
Tags: News, Boston, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Lakers, Rajon Rondo, Los Angeles Clippers, Celtics, Rondo, TD Garden, Doc Rivers, Laker, After Los Angeles Lakers


Celtics G Kyrie Irving sprains knee, leaves game

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving sprained his right knee in the second quarter Saturday night against the Los Angeles Clippers and was declared out for the rest of the game. Irving had 14 points in 14 minutes before leaving the game. The Celtics led 74-53 at the half. Irving appeared to injure […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Ap, Nba, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Irving, Celtics, Kyrie Irving


Doc Rivers: Tommy Heinsohn helped me through dark days with Celtics

Doc Rivers: Tommy Heinsohn helped me through dark days with Celtics originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Successful Boston Celtics head coaches are in abundance at TD Garden on Saturday night. Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is back in Boston take on his successor, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Also in the house is C's legend Tommy Heinsohn, who will assume his usual spot alongside Mike Gorman on NBC Sports Boston's broadcast after stepping away to deal with health ...
Tags: News, Boston, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Brad Stevens, Celtics, Tommy Heinsohn, TD Garden, Doc Rivers, Mike Gorman, NBC Sports Boston, Successful Boston Celtics


Clippers waive Michael Beasley two days after acquiring him

Michael Beasley has been waived by the Los Angeles Clippers, just two days after they acquired him in a trade. The Clippers sent Mike Muscala to the Los Angeles Lakers for Beasley and Ivica Zubac on Thursday, the deadline for trades in the NBA. The 11-year veteran, averaged seven points and 2.3 rebounds in 26 matches with the Lakers.
Tags: News, Nba, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Clippers, Beasley, Mike Muscala, Michael Beasley, Ivica Zubac


Clippers to debut new-look squad Saturday vs. Celtics

Deep breath. Now it’s back to the business of basketball. With the future in mind, the Clippers organization proved an enthusiastic participant in the NBA’s flurry of off-the-court business this week, completing three trades and waiving two players before the trade deadline. The Clippers who take the floor Saturday against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden might not be immediately recognizable without three of their usual starters, including their leading scorer, plus three reserves. In their plac...
Tags: Boston, Sports, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Steve Ballmer, San Diego, Nba, Philadelphia, Boston Celtics, Lakers, Celtics, LA Clippers, Clippers, Tobias Harris, Lou Williams


NBA rumors: Clippers still hope to sign Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard

Programming note: Watch the Warriors take on the Suns tonight at 6 p.m. PT, streaming live on the MyTeams app. The Knicks aren't the only team planning to sign Kevin Durant in July. Back in mid-December -- just as Durant and the Warriors were about to face Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors -- ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported on the Clippers' master plan.
Tags: News, Nba, Los Angeles Clippers, Suns, Kevin Durant, Clippers, Durant, Kawhi Leonard, The Knicks, Brian Windhorst, Raptors ESPN


Report: Clippers want to pair Kawhi Leonard with Kevin Durant this summer

The 2019 NBA trade deadline has come and gone, with some major players swapping teams. Anthony Davis is still a member of the New Orleans Pelicans, however, and it appears that several teams are trying to position themselves for the coming summer. One of those teams is the Los Angeles Clippers, who moved off of the contract of Blake Griffin a year ago.
Tags: News, Nba, New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Clippers, Kevin Durant, Clippers, Kawhi Leonard, Blake Griffin


Bogdanovic scores 29, Pacers beat short-handed Clippers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic had 29 points and seven rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 116-92 victory over the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. Myles Turner had 17 points and six blocked shots, while Thaddeus Young and Darren Collison each scored 14 points for the Pacers, who won their fourth […]
Tags: News, Sports, Indianapolis, Ap, Darren Collison, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Myles Turner, Clippers, Pacers, Thaddeus Young, Bojan Bogdanovic, Bogdanovic


Short-handed Clippers can’t keep up with Bojan Bogdanovic, Pacers

The Clippers’ Lou Williams (23) goes to the basket against Indiana Pacers’ Cory Joseph (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) The Pacers’ Edmond Sumner shoots evades the reach of the Clippers’ Johnathan Motley as he shoots during the second half of Thursday’s game in Indianapolis. Indiana won 116-92. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell s...
Tags: Boston, Sports, Sport, Indiana, Indianapolis, Soccer, Nba, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Darren Collison, Indiana Pacers, Young, Los Angeles Clippers, Lakers, Myles Turner, Tyreke Evans


Trade deadline notebook: Gortat waived by Clips, wants to join Warriors

The Los Angeles Clippers are waiving center Marcin Gortat, according to multiple reports Thursday. Gortat, 34, who took to Twitter to say, "It was a great ride," said he's interested in joining the Golden State Warriors, Yahoo reported. The Warriors, however, want to wait to get a full picture of the talent available, per the report.
Tags: News, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Warriors, Marcin Gortat, Gortat, Golden State Warriors Yahoo


NBA rumors: Clippers to waive Marcin Gortat, who is interested in Warriors

NBA rumors: Clippers to waive Marcin Gortat, who is interested in Warriors originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com It appears that Marcin Gortat will not finish this season with the Clippers. Might he end up in the Pacific Division? Well, the big man is going to be waived and he is interested in signing with the Warriors, league sources told Yahoo's Chris Haynes.
Tags: News, Yahoo, Nba, Pacific, Los Angeles Clippers, Marcin Gortat


Report: Clippers send Mike Muscala to Lakers for Michael Beasley, Ivica Zubac

The Los Angeles Clippers are sending Mike Muscala to the Los Angeles Lakers and getting back Michael Beasley and Ivica Zubac, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Beasley and Zubac were included in different drafts of the Lakers' proposal to the New Orleans Pelicans for Anthony Davis. Muscala, 27, is on the move again after the Philadelphia 76ers sent him to Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Espn, New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Lakers, Mike Muscala, Michael Beasley, Ivica Zubac, Zubac, Michael Beasley Ivica Zubac, Adrian Wojnarowski Beasley, Anthony Davis Muscala


Trade Deadline Live Blog

PM And now word is coming out that the Raptors are getting Marc Gasol. This is every bit as wild as I could've hoped. More to come in a minute.
Tags: News, Los Angeles Clippers, Raptors, Marc Gasol


Trade Deadline Blog

PM Less than 30 minutes to go until the deadline! I've been doing this for 4.5 hours with minimal breaks to shovel water and beans into my mouth, but my resolve is strong. Let's finish strong here!
Tags: News, Los Angeles Clippers


What the Sixers' trade for Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic and Mike Scott means for their season moving forward

The Sixers announced Wednesday that they have officially acquired Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanović and Mike Scott in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers for Wilson Chandler, Mike Muscala, Landry Shamet and multiple picks*, immediately hoisting the Sixers right back into the Eastern Conference Finals conversation (see story). Let me also say that Brand has been talking with the Clippers for the past few days now, so the fact that this has been kept quiet up until this point has been pretty impre...
Tags: News, Brand, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers, Clippers, Mike Scott, Tobias Harris Boban Marjanovic, Wilson Chandler Mike Muscala Landry Shamet


Opinion: Elton Brand's bold trades worth it for Sixers' present, future

Sixers general manager Elton Brand pushed his chips all in, for the present and the future, acquiring Tobias Harris from the Los Angeles Clippers.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Los Angeles Clippers, Sixers, Tobias Harris, Elton Brand