The Clippers host the Lakers in the latest edition of the Hallway Series. What’s on the line Thursday night as Clippers get a boost with the return of Patrick Beverley.
The Dodgers lost to the Cubs 6-5 in 11 innings on Wednesday in Chicago.
The Angels lose to the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.
Anze Kopitar had an assist to reach 1,000 career points, Gabriel Vilardi scored twice and the Kings eliminated the Arizona Coyotes from playoff contention with a 4-2 win.
David Wagner became a quadriplegic while chasing a frisbee into a deceptive current at Redondo Beach. He discovered wheelchair tennis, and it became his calling.
Lakers and Clippers
Patrick Beverley returned from a 12-game injury absence and provided energy in limited minutes as the Clippers beat the Toronto Raptors 105-100.
Lakers star LeBron James will likely miss Thursday’s game with the Clippers and Friday’s game at Portland with a sore right ankle.
The Lakers squeaked out a victory over the Denver Nuggets despite scoring only 93 points to snap a 3-game losing streak, which pleased Anthony Davis.
Lakers veterans Marc Gasol and Wesley Matthews played key roles in the short-handed Lakers’ much-needed win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night.
Dodgers have won only for of their last 17 games as the get swept by Chicago.
Clayton Kershaw went one inning in the opener, then relievers couldn’t hold the lead in the nightcap as the Dodgers lost both doubleheader games to the Chicago Cubs.
The Dodgers’ worst fears have been realized: Starting pitcher Dustin May will need to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery.
AJ Pollock drove in eight runs and Matt Beaty drove in seven as the Dodgers smothered the Milwaukee Brewers, 16-4, to salvage the finale of the series.
UCLA and USC