LOS ANGELES (AP) — Karl-Anthony Cities had 21 factors and 12 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the sliding Los Angeles Clippers 113-107 on Wednesday night time.
Jimmy Butler and Jeff Teague every scored 19 factors for the Timberwolves (15-eleven), who positioned six gamers in double figures. Andrew Wiggins and Taj Gibson had sixteen apiece, and Jamal Crawford completed with eleven factors.
Los Angeles dropped its fourth straight recreation regardless of a powerful efficiency by DeAndre Jordan, who had 18 factors and 21 rebounds. Lou Williams and Austin Rivers every scored 23 factors for the Clippers (eight-15).
Danilo Gallinari returned for Los Angeles and scored seven factors on 2-for-thirteen capturing. Gallinari had been sidelined since Nov. 5 because of a glute damage.
The Timberwolves shot fifty four.9 % from the ground.
Minnesota led by as many as 19 within the third quarter. The Clippers pulled inside 4 within the fourth quarter, however the Timberwolves held on.
Timberwolves: F Nemanja Bjelica remained out with a sprained left foot. He has missed eight straight video games. … Wednesday marked Crawford’s first recreation again at Staples Middle since leaving the Clippers. Stated Crawford: “You see these individuals each day for 5 years. It’s simply bizarre. A few of these relationships will final a lifetime.”
Clippers: G Milos Teodosic (plantar fascia) remained out, however coach Doc Rivers stated he’s near returning.
Timberwolves: Open a 5-recreation homestand Sunday night time towards Dallas. Minnesota has gained its final three towards the Mavs.
Clippers: Host Washington on Saturday.
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