Hornets sees second straight win against Clippers in NBA Global Games
Updated: 2015-10-15 09:50
A spectator holds up a sign during a time out as the Los Angeles Clippers play the Charlotte Hornets in preseason action at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, Oct 14, 2015. [Photo/IC]
SHANGHAI - Even though All-Star point guard Chris Paul came back from a hand injury, the Los Angeles Clippers still suffered a 113-71 loss to the Charlotte Hornets in 2015 NBA Global Games in Shanghai on Wednesday.
The Hornets ended the China tour in triumph, after they won the first game 106-94 last Sunday.
Paul missed the game in Shenzhen due to left forefinger fracture. He finished with a team-high 17 points and six assists in Wednesday's game. Teammate Blake Griffin added 14 points and 14 rebounds as the only other Clippers player to score double-digit points.
"From a coaching standpoint, that was very disappointing, but from a team building standpoint, I can see what we want to do here in China," said Clippers' head coach Doc Rivers.