(Sports Network) - The lowlyhope to salvage the final contest on a four-game road trip by snapping a 17-game losing streak to the tonight. The Clippers, who haven't topped the Spurs since March 7, 2006, fell to 0-3 on their trek in New Orleans on Tuesday when reserves and powered a balanced attack, scoring 19 and 15 points, respectively, to help undefeated New Orleans extend its franchise-record start with a 101-82 romp over Los Angeles.
New Orleans has won 14 straight against Los Angeles dating back to January 8, 2007.
came off the bench for the injury-riddled Clippers and finished with team-highs of 20 points and eight rebounds.
Chris Kaman went down with an ankle sprain in LA's seventh loss in eight games to start the season.returned from a knee injury that caused him to miss four games, but fellow guard sat out with a shoulder injury suffered in Utah on Saturday. Center
"You just deal with [injuries] and just keep moving forward and try to help these young guys get better," Clippers head coachsaid. "Hopefully, the tide will turn eventually when we get healthy and we can get our feet under us a little bit. "
Gordon and Kaman are both listed as questionable for tonight as LA attempts to snap an eight-game skid on the road that dates back to last season.
The Spurs, meanwhile, earned their fourth straight win in Charlotte on Monday whenfinished with a game-high 26 points and sank five three-pointers to lead San Antonio to a 95-91 victory over the .
added 14 points and 10 rebounds, while finished with 12 points and eight assists to lead the Spurs, who improved to 5-1 overall.
San Antonio has also topped the Clips 15 straight times at home and are 45-4 against the moribund franchise over the past 13 years.
"We can't give up games," Parker told the Spurs' website when asked about the team's dominance over the Clippers. "We have to do the same things we've been doing and don't give them hope."
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