Pau Gasol and the Lakers bigs didn't have a lot of answers when it came to the Clippers' domination of the interior, where they bested the purple and gold by a margin of 52-36 points in the paint.
The Battle for Los Angeles continues Friday with the Lakers and Clippers set to met for the second time in the 2012-2013 season.
The Los Angeles Lakers head to Denver to play the Nuggets and with a win could have their first six-game winning streak in the past two seasons.
The schedule is out for the NBA's Christmas Day slate and LA will host two games. The Lakers face the Knicks early in the day before the Clippers and Nuggets close down the evening.
The Los Angeles Lakers will try to keep a four-game winning streak going against Mike D'Antoni's old team, the New York Knicks, as Kobe Bryant plays his 15th Christmas Day game.