1. The Clippers have lost five road games in a row: The Clippers faced the Hawks in their last game of a stretch in which they played four games in five nights over four different time zones. They've lost their last five games away from
3. Griffin tied his career-high in assists: Griffin had 11 assists against the Hawks, tying his career-high for the third time. He's averaging 4.7 assists a game, more than the other top power forward in the league.
4. Clippers showed signs of effective defense: The Clippers played well in spurts on Tuesday. After trailing by 10 points in the second quarter, they went on a 17-0 run to take a 57-50 halftime lead. Jamal Crawford sparked that stretch with two quick three-pointers and two free throws in less than a minute. During that run, the Hawks went scoreless for about five minutes and 30 seconds. The Clippers, however, couldn't sustain their great defense. In the fourth quarter, the Hawks went on a 13-2 run to take a nine-point lead.