Article Photos: Winning LA: Clippers atop NBA; Lakers win 5 in row 4/6

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro, tries to calm players, from left, DeAndre Jordan, Ryan Hollins and Blake Griffin at bench during the second half of their NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 112-100. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)