The Los Angeles Clippers continue their road trip Thursday evening against the New Orleans Hornets at New Orleans Arena. The Clippers have lost eleven of their last eighteen games, and look to get back on track against a team they face for the first time this season. This means, of course, that this is Chris Paul's first game against his old team, in the arena he used to call home. Here are the relevant details of tonight's matchup:
Records: Clippers (26-20), Hornets (11-35)
Location: New Orleans Arena
Time: 5:00 p.m. PDT
TV: Prime Ticket, with a half hour Clippers Live preceding the game
Offensive Efficiency: Clippers, 107.6 points per 100 possessions (fifth in NBA); Rockets, 99.6 (twenty-ninth)
Defensive Efficiency: Rockets, 105.3 (18th); Clippers, 106.3 (23rd)
Home vs. Road: The Clippers have two unfortunate splits working against them tonight. They're 11-12 on the road this season, and 6-9 since the All-Star break. Fortunately for the Clippers, the Hornets are 4-20 at home this season and have only won three games since the All-Star break.
Previous Meetings: The Clippers face the Hornets for the first time this season, but will turn around and play them again on Monday.
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