LA Clippers Score 3rd Perfect Month in NBA History

Win over Jazz makes it 17 in a row
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2012 2:21 AM CST
Los Angeles Clippers guard Willie Green, right, goes up for a shot as Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles last night.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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(Newser) – The Los Angeles Clippers shot their way into the record books last night with a 107-96 victory over the Utah Jazz, giving them 17 wins in a row and an undefeated December, making them only the third NBA team to record a perfect calendar month, the AP reports. Only the 1995-'96 San Antonio Spurs and the 1971-'72 Los Angeles Lakers have achieved the same feat. The Clippers' winning streak is now the NBA's longest since the Boston Celtics won 19 in a row four years ago. (Read more Los Angeles Clippers stories.)

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