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The Minnesota Timberwolves are playing for pride. The Los Angeles Clippers, who host the Timberwolves on Wednesday, are trying to stay healthy while tuning up for the playoffs. The Clippers would like to jump up into third place in the Western Conference to set up a first-round date with the Golden State Warriors or Houston Rockets, but are two games behind the Denver Nuggets for that spot. Minnesota has been tough on playoff teams of late.