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The Clippers take a 13 game winning streak into tomorrow's Christmas day game against the gritty Nuggets! Meanwhile here's my Christmas present to you citizens, a DC full of Clippers news/stories!

Mike Stobe

Hot off the press!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>@<a href="https://twitter.com/cp3">cp3</a> has just been named the NBA's Western Conference player of the week. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Clippers">#Clippers</a></p>&mdash; Isaac Lowenkron (@isaaclowenkron) <a href="https://twitter.com/isaaclowenkron/status/283278840342650881" data-datetime="2012-12-24T18:31:53+00:00">December 24, 2012</a></blockquote>

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Clippers grow from past disappointment - Los Angeles Clippers Blog - ESPN Los Angeles
Blake Griffin hasn’t been around the Los Angeles Clippers long enough to tell stories of how bad things once were for what was long one of the most maligned franchises in pro sports history.

NBA Basketball Power Rankings - National Basketball Association - ESPN

The Clippers are only the second team since the NBA/ABA merger in 1976-77 to take a 13-game win streak into a Christmas Day game along with Boston, which has done it twice (14-gamer in 2010-11 and a 19-gamer in 2008-09) in the KG era. They're also No. 1 in average point margin at plus-9.6.

HELENE ELLIOTT: Clippers turn town upside down - latimes.com

Vinny Del Negro's dad is in his corner — on the court and off - latimes.com

Clippers pad win streak in rout of Suns | - The Orange County Register

Sports: Clippers pad win streak in rout of Suns.

Clippers' Lamar Odom hurts ankle in game against Suns - latimes.com

Clippers' Lamar Odom hurts ankle in game against Suns The forward says he was injured in the first quarter when Phoenix forward Jared Dudley pushed him, which caused Odom to step on Dudley's foot.

Clippers beat Suns, 103-77, to extend winning streak to 13 games - latimes.com

They win at Phoenix for the first time since 2007. Blake Griffin has 23 points, 11 rebounds and four steals, and Chris Paul has 17 points, 13 rebounds and five steals.

Clippers streaking to the top of the West - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN

Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty ImageBlake Griffin and the Clippers have had a lot to celebrate this year.Showtime has returned to Los Angeles. This time, it

Rapid Reaction: Clippers 103, Suns 77 - Los Angeles Clippers Blog - ESPN Los Angeles

Longtime Los Angeles Clippers play-by-play man Ralph Lawler didn’t need to remind Chris Paul what a thorn the Phoenix Suns and the city of P

Daily Dime - ESPN

Michael Schwartz examines the way the Clippers ran through the Suns on Sunday night

Beating Clippers is now a big deal | - The Orange County Register

It was in the context of a question Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro was asked a few nights ago about the team's last defeat, but the answer provided a glimpse into what might become the NBA's new viewpoint.

Los Angeles Clippers quiet contenders in West: NBA A-Z

LOS ANGELES – If you haven't heard by now, the Clippers locker room at Staples Center was quite the comedic scene after their win over New Orleans on Wednesday that tied a franchise record as the 11th in a row

Clippers' victory leaves a mark - latimes.com

Clippers history not lost on players - Los Angeles Clippers Blog - ESPN Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES -- As Lamar Odom got dressed in the Los Angeles Clippers' locker room Friday night, he looked around and smiled as he saw his teammates'

Whicker: Dark days over for Clippers' fans | clippers, lakers, game - Sports - The Orange County Register

Sports: Whicker: Dark days over for Clippers' fans | clippers, lakers, game, fans, tickets, team, best, front, better, one

blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Chris Paul became 1st player since John Stockton (Nov. 1991) to have 17+ points, 13+ assists and 5+ steals in back to back games.</p>&mdash; Los Angeles Clippers (@LAClippers) <a href="https://twitter.com/LAClippers/status/283059636108664834" data-datetime="2012-12-24T04:00:50+00:00">December 24, 2012</a></blockquote>

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Ralph commented about Blake's latest Kia commercial and how it included the BINGO saying. I had not seen it, so i went looking on the internets...Here it is for your enjoyment.

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Christmas games don't bring out cheer in all NBA players - latimes.com
Kobe Bryant didn't hide his disdain when a television reporter asked him to read a few lines from a Christmas poem for an on-air spot to be used later.

Wizards release Shaun Livingston, Earl Barron - Bullets Forever
Needing some help in the backcourt, the Wizards have released Shaun Livingston and Earl Barron. Both have non-guaranteed contracts.

Finally, need to keep an eye on when Santa is going to stop by your place? Check him out here:

Official NORAD Santa Tracker
Follow Santa as he makes his magical journey!