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After capturing their franchise-record 50th victory, the Los Angeles Clippers have an opportunity to reach another milestone.
Fittingly enough, it could come against their Staples Center co-tenants.
The Clippers look to clinch the first division title in their 42-year history and deliver a big blow to the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff hopes Sunday.
The Clippers (50-26) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 126-101 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday, topping the single-season record for wins set in 1974-75 when the team was in Buffalo.
"It's big,'' said center DeAndre Jordan, who led the way with 20 points and 12 rebounds, "but we're looking at the bigger picture. This is one thing we can check off.''
Now the Clippers can add a division title to their list of accomplishments and end the Lakers' five-year stranglehold on the Pacific with a win or a Golden State loss to Utah on Sunday.
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to clinch their first Pacific Division title in franchise history
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