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Clippers lose to Denver Nuggets, 104-93
Clippers lose to Denver Nuggets, 104-93

The Clippers lost to the Denver Nuggets, 104-93, in Las Vegas on Saturday, their fourth loss in five preseason games. Chris Paul recently mentioned that in his final year in New Orleans, the team went 1-7 in exhibition play and started the regular season with a record of 11-1. He can only hope that the Clippers have a similar trajectory this year.  The Clippers were outshot, 45.8% to 37%, and outrebounded, 45-41, in a game that had five lead changes. Jamal Crawford, the reigning sixth man of the year, had another huge night, scoring 23 points on six-for-12 shooting in 36 minutes of play. Against the Utah Jazz on Friday, Crawford scored 25 points on eight-for-13 shooting from the...