Recap - Clippers Defeat Minnesota 95-82
|Recap - Clippers Defeat Minnesota 95-82|
Blake Griffin scored 19 points leading the Clippers to a 95-82 victory over Minnesota at Target Center on Thursday.
Los Angeles won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 193.5.
Caron Butler had 17 points for Los Angeles and Mo Williams chipped in with 14 points. Chris Paul had 8 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Minnesota got 17 points from Nikola Pekovic in a losing cause and another 16 points from Anthony Randolph. J.J. Barea contributed 11 assists for the Timberwolves, while Michael Beasley had 10 rebounds.
Los Angeles trailed at halftime, 48-47.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Golden State looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Oklahoma City.