Clippers notes (Dec. 18)
· The Clippers current 10 game winning streak is the longest in the team’s history, the franchise’s record is 11 (Buffalo Braves, 1974-75 season)…the Clippers just finished a perfect 4-0 road trip, the first time the team has swept a road trip longer than two games in team history.
· The Clippers have beaten their opponents by an average of 15.0 points over the last 10 consecutive wins.
· Chris Paul is nine assists away from becoming the 53rd player to reach 5,000 career assists. He will be the fifth player to reach 5,000 before age 28 and 10th to do it in their eighth season or faster. He will also be the third youngest player (Isiah and Magic) and fifth fastest in terms of games needed.
· Blake Griffin is averaging 20.0 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists for the month of December.