L.A. Clippers 98, Minnesota 90

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #52 Pat Fraher, # Josh Tiven
Attendance - 15227

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 23 20 29 26 98
Minnesota 20 22 20 28 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 21-35 16-14 5-21 W1
Minnesota 13-43 9-19 4-24 L4

Recap

Blake Griffin had 29 points and eight rebounds to lead the visiting Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-90 victory over fellow All-Star Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday.

Griffin made 12 of 20 shots as Los Angeles (21-35) won for just the second time in nine games.

Love had 18 points and 18 rebounds for his 42nd consecutive double-double for Minnesota (13-43).

The Clippers led 43-42 at halftime but took over control over the first seven minutes of the third quarter.

Baron Davis’ 3-pointer culminated a 10-2 run that gave Los Angeles a 55-48 lead less than three minutes into the half and the lead grew to 14 points on Griffin’s dunk with 5:09 remaining in the third quarter.

Randy Foye scored 21 points and Ryan Gomes added 18 points for the Clippers, who notched just their fifth road victory of the season. Chris Kaman, who had missed the previous 34 games with an ankle injury, added four points and six rebounds in nine minutes off the bench.

Wayne Ellington added 18 points for the Timberwolves, who shot just 35.4 percent from the field. Minnesota was just 7 of 24 from 3-point range.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   Minnesota
Blake Griffin 29 Scoring Wayne Ellington 18
Baron Davis 6 Assists Sebastian Telfair 5
Eric Bledsoe 8 Rebounds Kevin Love 18
Randy Foye 7 Free Throws Made Kevin Love 6
Eric Bledsoe 4 Steals Corey Brewer 2
DeAndre Jordan 4 Blocks Darko Milicic 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 98 45.6 6-26 20-31 25 45 9 9 14
Minnesota 90 35.4 7-24 25-36 16 49 2 7 17

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .231 after a win and .233 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City . The Clippers have a W/L % of .450 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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