Timberwolves Fall to the Clippers

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Timberwolves Fall to the Clippers

The Clippers faced off against the Minnesota Timberwolves back on February 10th in a game that saw Kawahi Leonard lead all scorers with 36 points, and he added 8 rebounds, and 5 assists. Lou Williams fared well as had 27 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists in the winning effort. Reggie Jackson contributed 15 points, 1 rebound, and 4 assists, while Marcus Morris chipped in with 10 points, 4 rebounds, and 1 assist. 

The Clippers had a midweek matchup against the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves.  The first quarter saw the Clippers come out to a slow start. LAC was losing 32-27 at the end of the first quarter and by the half the Clippers we’re trailing 53-47. After only being down by 6, three minutes into the third quarter the Clippers ended up tying the game at 56. It was a huge 3rd quarter for LA as the Clippers outscored the Timberwolves 33-20, the only quarter in which LAC outscored Minnesota. The Clippers secured an 80-73 lead advantage heading into the final quarter of regulation. 39 points from each team in the 4th resulted in the Clippers winning the game with a score of 119-112. The Clippers next game vs  the Chicago Bulls resulted in a 125-118 victory followed by a 125-118 win over the Heat. The Clippers are now 18-8 on the season.

 

Shawn Mierczynski 

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