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Clippers stay hot, Lakers escape with a win

The Clippers have won 11 straight after knocking off the Pistons and Hornets early this week, while the Lakers overcame an 18-point deficit to beat the Bobcats on Tuesday.

Clippers win 11th straight

The Los Angeles Clippers won their 11th in a row with a 93-77 victory over the New Orleans Hornets.

Clippers are becoming a close-knit group

The Clippers have won 10 games in a row and good team chemistry has been a major part of the early season success.

NBA power rankings: Clippers rise, Lakers flounder

After a franchise-best 10 straight wins, the Los Angeles Clippers are nearing the top of a majority of NBA Power Rankings, while the middling Lakers are struggling to stay afloat.

Perfect 10: Clips extend win streak with 88-76 win

The Clippers keep on rolling, and they're showing no signs of slowing down as they won convincingly in Detroit to cap their road trip.

Clippers, Lakers move up NBA power rankings

The Clippers stayed in the top five while the Lakers moved just a little farther into the top 20.

Clippers extend winning streak, Lakers win a pair

The Los Angeles Clippers notched a victory on Saturday in Milwaukee to extend their winning streak to nine games, while the Lakers snagged two wins over the weekend to wrap up a four-game road trip.

NBA schedule: Clippers, Lakers wrap road trips

The Los Angeles Clippers wrap up a four-game road trip in Detroit on Monday and head home, while the Los Angeles Lakers play host to the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday night.

Clippers look for 10th straight victory

The Los Angeles Clippers are on a nine-game winning streak and will look to add to that number against the Detroit Pistons on Monday.

Clips to go for 9th straight win at Milwaukee

The Clippers aren't satisfied by any means, but they know the significance of the team record they're inching up on and what it means with regard to their level of play this season.

NBA weekend schedule

The NBA has a big weekend ahead, with 25 games scheduled for Friday through Sunday. The action is highlighted by three games including the two Los Angeles teams.

Griffin, Paul leading in All-Star Game voting

After a strong start to the season, the Clippers figure to be represented well at the 2013 All-Star Game.

NBA Standings: Clippers on top, Lakers flailing

While the Lakers hog the headlines in Los Angeles with meltdowns, failure and disappointment, the Clippers are quietly making it abundantly clear that they are the best team in the City of Angels. And it's not even close.

Matt Barnes clutch as Clips win 8th straight

Matt Barnes poured in 11 fourth-quarter points and helped propel L.A. in tying a franchise record as they defeated the Bobcats, 100-94.

Clippers: Del Negro is the best!

The L.A. Clippers players are on board with their coach and have nothing but the best to say about him.

Clippers talk of the town in L.A.

The Lakers continue to head on down the NBA power rankings, and the Clippers are now L.A.'s elite by a large margin.

Clippers to follow old sports cliche on road trip

The Clips will take to the road to try to improve upon their road record. This time around, they won't overlook any opponent.

NBA power rankings: Clippers fifth, Lakers 20th

The Los Angeles Lakers lost three out of four games last week to fall to 20th in SB Nation's power rankings.

Lakers, Clippers have road challenges ahead

Both Los Angeles teams will be trying to overcome their recent road struggles as they depart for the other side of the country Tuesday.

Clippers, Lakers trending in opposite directions

The Clippers and Lakers continued their 2012 role reversal over this past weekend.

Big 4th quarter leads Clippers to 102-83 win

The Clippers improved to 14-6 on Sunday afternoon following their latest win.

Clippers' bench is a terror for opponents

The Los Angeles Clippers and their bench play has the league talking and, in the fourth quarter, their starters sitting.

Clippers get 5th-straight win with big 4th quarter

Los Angeles pulled away in the final period to beat the Phoenix Suns on Saturday.

Clips have stranglehold on division, L.A.

The Los Angeles Clippers continue to prove they belong as they are 12-6 and in first place in the Pacific division.

Billups out at least two more games

Coach Vinny Del Negro said an injured tendon will keep the veteran Clippers guard on the bench for the next two games.

Clippers win two, Lakers split a pair on the road

The Clippers have won four consecutive games and claimed first place in the Pacific Division with a pair of victories early this week, while the Lakers continued to straddle the line of mediocrity, splitting a pair of road games.

Pacific Division Standings: Clippers stand atop

The Los Angeles Clippers remain atop the Pacific while the Lakers try to get back within striking distance at .500.

Billups has foot injury

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups could be out a week or so with a tendon injury in his left foot.

Chauncey Billups warned for flop against Jazz

Point guard Chauncey Billups has been warned by the NBA for a flop against the Utah Jazz.

Lakers tumble down power rankings

The rest of the nation has high praise for the Clippers, but the Lakers are getting some harsh treatment following their loss to the Magic over the weekend.

Lakers and Clippers both falling in power rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers were 1-2 last week, with the two losses coming against the Indiana Pacers and Orlando. They fell six spots, from ninth to 15th, in the SB Nation Power Rankings.

Clips, Lakers prepare for big games this week

The NBA schedule features tilts between some of the league's perennial powers as well as those trying to enter the elite conversation.