Originally written November 29, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers took the lead with less than six minutes left and sealed the game at the free-throw line to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 101-95 on Wednesday night at Staples Center. Chris Paul made all four of his free throws in the last 12 seconds to help the Clippers break a four-game losing streak. Paul finished with a game-high 23 points and 11 assists. Blake Griffin added 18 points and DeAndre Jordan had 15 for the Clippers, who welcomed back veteran guard Chauncey Billups from a torn Achilles tendon. Billups had seven points in 19-plus minutes in his first game action in more than nine months. Kevin Love had 19 points to lead five Timberwolves in double-figures, but he shot just 3-for-12 from the field and 1-for-5 from 3-point range. Love added 12 rebounds, and Nikola Pekovic had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, which led 77-76 going into the fourth quarter. Los Angeles atoned for being outrebounded 52-35 by forcing 18 Minnesota ...
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