Towns, Rubio Lift Timberwolves to 107-91 win over Clippers

Towns, Rubio Lift Timberwolves to 107-91 win over Clippers Click to Enlarge Photo: AP - Hannah Foslien

Mar 9, 2017 at 12:58 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 29 points and 14 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-91 on Wednesday night.

Andrew Wiggins scored 20 points, and Ricky Rubio had 15 points, 12 assists and six rebounds for the Timberwolves, who were well-rested after having their game against Portland on Monday postponed because of condensation on the court. The Wolves held Los Angeles to 42 percent shooting and scored 23 points off of 17 turnovers.

DeAndre Jordan had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Blake Griffin scored 16 points for the Clippers. Chris Paul had 10 assists, but scored just seven points on 3-for-9 shooting. Los Angeles was out-rebounded 50-36, and outscored 62-40 in the paint and 20-2 in transition.

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