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Jamal Crawford led a dominant performance by the Los Angeles reserves with 22 points and the Clippers defeated the Denver Nuggets 112-100 on Tuesday night, extending their franchise-record winning streak to 14 games.
Matt Barnes added 20 points - one off his season high - as the bench outscored the Clippers starters 64-48 in claiming the NBA's best record at 22-6, one win better than Oklahoma City which lost to Miami earlier Tuesday.
Kosta Koufos and Jordan Hamilton scored 16 points each for Denver in the finale of a Christmas Day doubleheader at Staples Center. The Lakers, who play the Nuggets on Wednesday night in Denver, beat the Knicks 100-94 in the first game.
Ty Lawson added 15 points for the Nuggets, who fell to 7-13 on the road, where 22 of their first 32 games are being played.
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Tweet In the first half of the Denver Nuggets-Los Angeles Clippers game that was jam-packed with highlights and dunks. It was a non-dunk that had the crowd oohing. Midway through the second quarter, Clippers guard Jamal Crawford was at the front of a fast-break. Andre Miller of the Nuggets stood in front of him defensively. [...]
Actor/comedian Marlon Wayans had fun clowning around behind Billy Crystal as he was chatting with NBA analysts Mike Breen and Jeff Van Gundy during the Los Angeles Clippers-Denver Nuggets game at the Staples Center on Christmas Day.
Wayans started out by making a series of funny faces behind Crystal, and then later stepped it up by clapping his feet right behind Crystal's...
With five NBA games on national television on Tuesday, you probably used the commercial breaks as a time to open presents, chug another glass of egg nog and open some more presents. If so, you missed some quality programming.
Creative TV ads are a staple of Super Bowl Sunday, but Christmas Day is the biggest holiday on the NBA’s calendar. Companies responded to hoops’ Yuletide...
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) is fouled by Denver Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari (8) of Italy during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
As this wonderful Christmas Day comes to an end, let us remember the time that Denver Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari looked like he punched the Clippers’ Blake...
For those of you who are fashion-conscious, please avert your eyes from the get-ups being worn by Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and forward Blake Griffin.For the rest of you, here they are.....(Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)
The Los Angeles Clippers arrive to Christmas Day’s game against the Nuggets at Staples Center in their ugliest sweaters:
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Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and power forward Blake Griffin showed up wearing these sweaters at Staples Center on Christmas day in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers defeated the Nuggets 112-100, and brought their Christmas spirit to boot. The Clippers hands down are the NBA’s best and most exciting team.-TO
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If there’s one downside of having microphones all over the court during basketball games, it’s that the cuss words from players are broadcast over the air. Denver Nuggets forward Jordan Hamilton was burned by one of these mics when he was caught cussing out a fan at the end of the Clippers-Nuggets game on Christmas Tuesday.
“Shut the f— up, ***** a– n—er” Hamilton could...
The Clippers put on a show Tuesday night in a win against the Nuggets – first with a shake & bake crossover from Jamal Crawford and later as Ronny Turiaf posterized JaVale McGee:
Second-year forward Jordan Hamilton of the Denver Nuggets was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday because of a vulgar exchange with a fan during the team's 112-100 Christmas Day loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center.
Hamilton exchanged words with the fan near courtside after returning to the court from chasing a ball that went out of bounds with about 3:50...
The Los Angeles Clippers had a fun time on Christmas Day, and that was even before they beat the Nuggets.
Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and their teammates showed up to the Staples Center on Tuesday in full holiday attire — wearing ugly Christmas sweaters, of course.
The Clips were far from the only ones in the NBA looking a bit silly for the holidays, though. Thanks to the league’s...
No one's rushing to anoint the Los Angeles Clippers, who at 22-6 own the NBA's best record. They're not exactly impressed with themselves, either - despite a franchise-record 14-game winning streak.
''It is still early in the season and we have a lot to prove to the rest of the league,'' Matt Barnes said after he helped the Clippers' reserves outscore...
NEW YORK – Denver Nuggets’ forward Jordan Hamilton has been fined $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The incident occurred with 3:50 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Nuggets 112-100 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on December 25.
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