Aligned for the first time this season in the starting five, Luc Mbah a Moute (23 ‘, 7 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal) took the opportunity to deliver a good performance with the Clippers, who have imposed 107-99 Wolves face. Blake Griffin has meanwhile looked after his statistics with 26 points, 8 assists and 8 rebounds. Los Angeles has provided most by winning the first half time, never to be reached.
In the first quarter, the Wolves first took the game to their account to carry 9-15. Nothing to worry that the Clippers will take things in hand and pass through a 19-15 10-0. A four seconds, the gap is only one point before Stephenson succeeds his 3 points to lead the Clippers to 23-19 at the start of the second quarter. During this time, Luke and his family are leading the race and lead up to 14 points (48-34), the Wolves showing a big blunder on penalties. Both teams know in turn holes in their game, but saw the Clippers led 48-37 at halftime.
In the third quarter, the Wolves based on the Clippers and the gap is reduced by 4 points (56-52) thanks to three points Wiggins (21 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists). The Clippers enchainent giving them a 13-5 to 69-57 air, before starting the last 12 minutes with 10 points ahead 71-61. As in the previous period, the Wolves will come back, just 5 points to 4 ‘from the end 88-83. But Redick (18 points, 2 rebounds) gives momentum to the Clippers on 3 points that will finally hold their opponent at a distance to the end of the meeting.
With 9 wins 8 losses, Los Angeles ranks in 7th place in Western Conference. Next game against the Blazers.