Los Angeles Clippers Team Report – February 26
=== Los Angeles Clippers Team Report – February 26 ===
(Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Clippers lost to the New Orleans Hornets,
99-93, at the New Orleans Arena on Wednesday.
Elton Brand scored a team-high 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for the
Clippers, who suffered their second straight loss. Chris Wilcox and Quentin
Richardson both scored 18 points in the setback.
LA did not commit a turnover in the first half, but finished the game with 13.
Corey Maggette finished with 16 points for Los Angeles, which fell to 1-7 in
their last eight road games. The Clippers lost for the ninth time in their
last 11 road games against the Hornets.
Brand has scored in double digits in 42 of his 43 games this season. He
is averaging 23.3 points and 9.8 rebounds in his last six contests.
The Clippers are off until Friday when they host Stephon Marbury and the
Knicks. New York picked up a victory in the first meeting of the year
between the two teams, but have dropped three of five and five of the last
seven matchups. The Knicks have also dropped four in a row on the Clippers’
court after winning five in a row there.