Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Kevin Durant’s 38 points lifts Golden State Warriors against the Utah Jazz in conference semi- finals

Warriors now lead series 3-0, plan to sweep Jazz May 8
Victor Lozano, Staff Writer May 16, 2017

Not even a change of scenery to Salt Lake City could give the Utah Jazz a chance to get back in the series, losing Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals to the Golden State Warriors, 102-91. As the Jazz trailed 2-0 coming home, it was a must win game to stay alive against the best team in the...

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The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor May 1, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

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Gordon Hayward (#20) led the Jazz with 27 points in their win on Monday.

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 26, 2017

The Utah Jazz went into the Staples Center Monday, April 25, and left with a 96-92 road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The win in game five gives Utah a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After averaging 108 points per game in the regular season, Los Angeles' offense has been restricted...

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Joe Johnson of the Jazz rises over Clippers defenders for a floater in Sunday nights game.

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 25, 2017

Joe Johnson came alive in the fourth quarter to power the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, April 23 at Vivant Smart Home Arena in Utah. The 105-98 win for the Jazz has tied the first-round playoff series at 2-a-piece. After staying quiet throughout the regular season, Johnson's...

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Clippers center DeAndre Jordan slams home a dunk in font of the Jazz George Hill in Tuesday nights game.

High-powered offense fuels Clippers in game two victory over Jazz

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 19, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers were able to even up their first round playoff series with the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Los Angeles’ 99-91 victory tied the series at one and it will now shift to Utah for games three and four. Staples Center served as a highlight factory on Tuesday night. The Jazz witnessed...

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The Clippers Blake Griffin falling to the ground while battling Jazz players for the ball.

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 18, 2017

Joe Johnson's buzzer-beater gave the Utah Jazz the 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The 97-95 home defeat the Clippers were dealt now makes game two of the series a must-win. The second game of the series will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Game...

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Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have the Clippers on a roll as they head into the playoffs.

Los Angeles Clippers Look to Clinch the Fourth Seed in Western Conference Playoffs

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 17, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers have clinched a spot in the 2017 postseason, but that doesn't mean they plan on resting their star players in their final regular season game. The Clippers and the Utah Jazz both have a record of 50-31, with the Clippers owning the tie-breaker. A win against the Sacramento Kings...

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Rodney Hood of the Jazz and Chris Paul of the Clippers will duel again tonight when their teams meet.

Clippers travel to Utah to face Jazz in potential playoff matchup

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 14, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers will visit Utah tonight, March 13, to take on the Jazz at six pm. The game could end up having a huge impact on playoff seeding. Utah (41-25) currently has a one-game lead over the Clippers (40-26) for the fourth-seed in the Western Conference. Since Chris Paul has returned...

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