Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/8/12
By Jon Gold, The Sports Xchange LOS ANGELES -- The San Antonio Spurs entered its mid-week matchup at the Los Angeles Clippers as one of just two undefeated teams in the NBA, a wily veteran group that found a way to win its first four games. Then they faced the fresh legs of the Clippers and no longer felt wily or veteran, just tired and spent. The Clippers ran away from the Spurs with a big third quarter and dealt San Antonio its first loss of the season with a 106-84 win at Staples Center on Wednesday night. The Clippers turned a six-point halftime lead into a 20-point advantage heading into the fourth quarter and continued to apply pressure to the struggling Spurs, who shot just 41 percent from the field and committed a season-high 20 turnovers. Blake Griffin had 22 points and 10 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had a surprising 20 points on 10-of-12 shooting -- including eight in the decisive third quarter -- and Chris Paul added 10 points and 12 assists for Los Angeles (3-2), w...
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