Justin Hamilton

Clippers push record to NBA-best 10-1 with thumping of Nets

Clippers push record to NBA-best 10-1 with thumping of Nets

Eighteen seconds after the Clippers fell behind 2-0 against the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night, this game essentially was over.

The rout began to take shape early on, the Clippers’ lead swelling to 28 points in the first quarter and to as many as 40 in the fourth quarter of a dominating 127-95 blowout of the Brooklyn Nets at Staples Center.

With all the starters sitting on the bench in the fourth quarter, the fans started to entertain themselves by doing the wave as they watched the Clippers roll up their biggest point total of the season and extend their winning streak to seven games.

Chris Paul (21 points, nine assists), Blake Griffin (20 points, six rebounds, six...

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