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The Los Angeles Clippers showed what they're capable of in bouncing back from a disappointing loss. They could be poised to hand the Brooklyn Nets another embarrassing defeat after blowing them out less than two weeks ago. Los Angeles makes its fourth stop on an eight-game trip Monday night in Brooklyn. The Clippers (33-15) had a six-game winning streak snapped with Friday's 108-103 loss at New Orleans, getting outrebounded 51-38 by a Pelicans team without Anthony Davis. They won 105-85 Saturday at San Antonio, however, handing the Spurs their biggest home loss since a 30-point defeat against Portland on March 8, 2013. Blake Griffin had 31 points and 13 rebounds while Chris Paul scored 20 points on 9-of-16 shooting. Paul has averaged 20.6 points over his last five games while shooting 55.4 percent, up from 47.4 previously on the season. Los Angeles held San Antonio to 37.3 percent shooting and Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan to a combined 18 points. "We take care of business (Friday) and play the way we did (Saturday), we sit on this trip 3-0 going to Brooklyn," Griffin, who is shooting 55.2 percent over his last five road games, told the team's official website. "It's the halfway point and we've got a good chance to really set the pace for this trip. It's frustrating, angry, whatever it was, but at the same time, it's great we came out and got this game." Paul had only six points but recorded a season-high 17 assists in a 123-84 home win over Brooklyn on Jan. 22, the Clippers' third victory in four meetings and their largest in series history. Griffin had 24 points on 11-of-14 shooting and Los Angeles shot a season-high 59.0 percent while limiting the Nets to 37.5 percent shooting. The Clippers have lost six straight and 14 of 15 on the road in the series, however, only winning 91-82 at New Jersey on Dec. 11, 2007. The Nets (18-28) are an NBA-worst 2-12 since Jan. 4 and have dropped four in a row. They were pesky Friday against Atlantic Division-leading Toronto, trailing by as many as 17 in the third quarter before falling 127-122 in overtime. Jarrett Jack scored a career-high 35 in 52 minutes while Brook Lopez had 35 points and 12 rebounds. "We could've folded, we could've tucked our tails a number of times throughout this game," Jack said. "They handled the majority of the game in the first half, and to come out and fight and put up an effort against a team that's a damn good team, I thought we just represented ourselves well tonight, came out, fought hard and we just came up short a couple of possessions." It was the Nets' seventh straight home loss since a Dec. 29 win against Sacramento. They haven't dropped eight in a row at home since a franchise-worst 14-game skid from Jan. 29-March 22, 2010. Brooklyn is shooting 23.2 percent from 3-point range during its home slide while making 4.6 per game. Jack is averaging a team-best 18.4 points in that span but is 2 of 22 from deep. Joe Johnson has shot 37.4 percent during the home losing streak, though he's 16 of 25 in two games against the Clippers in Brooklyn. Johnson and Jack combined for 16 points on 7-of-23 shooting in the first meeting.