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'Surreal' Clippers Stealing the Scene in LA

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Wednesday was just another night to come out and write about greatness and the Clippers. Write that a few years ago and the men in white coats would come and get you.

 

Right now, in the entertainment capital of the world, they are the best sports entertainment.

 

For the moment, Lakers Showtime gathers cobwebs. The once great and celebrated lost their fifth straight in San Antonio and the separation the two teams are achieving in public perception is becoming startling. That loss, combined with a Clippers' victory, had the Clippers leading the Lakers in the Pacific Division by 12 1/2 games. Unheard of. Not on anybody's radar. Ever.

Ralph Lawler, who has been doing Clippers play by play for 34 years, describing for the faithful the...

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