Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/26/12
Chris Paul wasn't pleased with how the Los Angeles Clippers played during their recent road trip. Returning home to face his struggling former team may be what Los Angeles needs to break out of its slump. The Clippers look to end a three-game losing streak while dealing the New Orleans Hornets an eighth straight defeat Monday night. After knocking off San Antonio for its sixth consecutive win to start its trip, Los Angeles dropped the final three games, including Saturday's 104-93 loss at Atlanta. Blake Griffin totaled 22 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists while Paul finished with 19 points and seven assists for the Clippers (8-5), who lost three straight just once all of last season. ''It's a terrible road trip for us, especially with all of them being winnable games,'' Paul said. ''I think what we've learned from it is that it's not as easy as it looks." Los Angeles' vaunted bench also was held in check over the last two games, scoring 24 points in Friday's loss to Brookl...
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