Clippers crushed by 42 in 2nd preseason game in China

Al Jefferson scored 17 points and Nicolas Batum added 14 with 10 rebounds to lead the Charlotte Hornets over the Los Angeles Clippers 113-71 Wednesday in the second preseason NBA game between the teams in China.

The Hornets went on a 36-8 run after halftime and took a 36-point lead with 8:26 remaining.

Chris Paul led the Clippers with 17 points, while Blake Griffin added 14 points and 14 rebounds.