Timberwolves vs. Clippers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

January 20th, 2017 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

There was only one superstar on the floor during Thursday's game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Minnesota Timberwolves with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin dealing with injuries, and Karl-Anthony Towns lived up to the description.

Towns led Minnesota to the 104-101 victory at Staples Center behind 37 points and 12 rebounds. He found the ball in his hands on nearly every crucial possession and delivered with nine straight points for his team to turn a 97-93 deficit into a 102-101 lead. 

Minnesota snapped a two-game losing streak with the win and moved to 15-28, while the Clippers fell to 29-15 and saw their seven-game winning streak come to an end.

Towns shot 17-of-24 from the field and also added five assists, but it was his ability to carry the offense in the second half that stood out, as ESPN Stats & Info illustrated:

He received some help from Andrew Wiggins, who was the only other Timberwolves player to score more than 13 points. Wiggins finished with 27 points, four assists and four rebounds and kept Minnesota in the game early before Towns won it late.

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