Timberwolves Lose Fifth Straight
The Timberwolves continued their mid-season slump on Thursday night at Target Center with a 90-77 loss against the Los Angeles Clippers.The loss was the fifth straight for Minnesota.
The Wolves (16-20) struggled mightily from the floor, shooting just 35% overall and 4-19 from three-point range. Luke Ridnour was the lone offensive bright spot for the Minnesota with 21 points on 9-17 shooting.
The Clippers (31-9) were led by reserve guard Jamal Crawford, who came off the bench to score 22 points in 36 minutes on the floor. Forward Blake Griffin added 20 points for the Clips.
The Wolves will try to snap their current skid on Saturday at Target Center when they take on Kevin McHale’s Houston Rockets.