Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - For decades the Clippers were irrelevant in
the city of Los Angeles.
It was only fitting that they clinched their first division title in the 42-
year history of the franchise at the expense of their Staples Center co-
Chris Paul tallied 24 points and 12 assists in the Clippers' 109-95 rout of
the Los Angeles Lakers to end their five-year run atop the Pacific Division.
The Memphis Grizzlies and Charlotte Bobcats are the only teams in NBA history
to not win a division championship.
The Clippers also swept the season series against the Lakers for the first
time since 1974-75 when they were the Buffalo Braves.
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