Clippers Fall To Spurs, Drop 17th Straight Game In San Antonio

The Clippers have lost each of their last 17 games in San Antonio, with their last win coming on January 31, 2002.

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Clippers Vs. Spurs: L.A. Loses 115-90, Their 17th Straight Loss In San Antonio

For a while, it looked like the Los Angeles Clippers were poised to end their long losing streak in San Antonio. Then the third quarter happened. The San Antonio Spurs used a huge third quarter to pull away from the Clippers 115-90 on Wednesday night, the 17th consecutive loss in San Antonio for the Clippers.

Blake Griffin scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds in defeat for the Clippers, who fell to 1-1 on the season.

The Clippers erased a 14-point Spurs lead in the second quarter, but ultimately trailed by four at halftime. The Spurs blitzed Los Angeles with a 38-17 third quarter to blow the game wide open. San Antonio had six different players score in double figures, led by 24 points from Manu Ginobili.

The last win for the Clippers in San Antonio was a 90-85 triumph on January 31, 2002. Since then they have lost 17 straight road games to the Spurs, by an average margin of over 15 points per game. The Clippers are 1-26 in their last 27 games in San Antonio.

Chris Paul had 10 points and nine assists for the Clippers. The Clippers return home to host the Chicago Bulls in their home opener Friday night at Staples Center.

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Clippers Vs. Spurs Halftime Score: Blake Griffin Has Strong Opening Half, But Clippers Trail 58-54

Blake Griffin scored 16 points and grabbed five rebounds in the first half, but the Los Angeles Clippers trail the San Antonio Spurs 58-54 after 24 minutes at the AT&T Center. The Clippers have lost 16 consecutive games in San Antonio, dating back to 2002.

The Spurs outscored the Clippers 26-19 in the first quarter, then upped their lead to 42-28 with 5:52 remaining in the second stanza. The Clippers responded with an 11-0 run in two minutes that featured a trio of three-pointers, including two by Chauncey Billups on back-to-back possessions.

Chris Paul scored six points and dished out six assists for the Clippers in the opening half, including assists on four three-pointers in the final five and a half minutes of the second quarter.

Manu Ginobili scored 16 points and DeJuan Blair scored 12 points to lead the Spurs, who are 1-0 on the season. San Antonio shot 51.2% (22 for 43) in the first half, compared to 47.6% (20 for 42) for the Clippers. Both the Spurs and Clippers grabbed 19 rebounds. The Clippers were led in that department by DeAndre Jordan, who had seven boards. Tim Duncan had six rebounds in the opening half to pace the Spurs.

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Clippers Look To Snap 16-Game Losing Streak In San Antonio Against Spurs

The Clippers have lost each of their last 16 games in San Antonio, with their last win coming on January 31, 2002.

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