Clippers Down Minnesota 120-116 - Match Report
Los Angeles got 32 points from Blake Griffin en route to a 120-116 victory over Minnesota on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Clippers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 211.5.
Los Angeles got 22 points from Jamal Crawford and another 19 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul contributed 13 assists, while DeAndre Jordan cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Minnesota got 45 points from Kevin Love in a losing cause and another 34 points from Nikola Pekovic. Ricky Rubio contributed 12 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 19 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break leading 56-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
Minnesota had a 54-45 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Warriors. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.