(LOS ANGELES) — Caron Butler had 29 points and the Los Angeles Clippers won their 17th straight game by beating the Utah Jazz 107-96 at Staples Center on Sunday.
The win also gave the Clippers (25-6) a perfect 16-0 record in the month of December, becominng only the third team in NBA history to go undefeated for a month.
Their 17-game streak is also the longest in the league since the Boston Celtics won 19 four years ago.
Chris Paul had 19 points and nine assists for the Clippers, who beat the Jazz for the second time in as many games.
Al Jefferson had 30 points to lead the way for the Jazz.
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