Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/30/13
MINNEAPOLIS -- For the first time in a month, the Minnesota Timberwolves were able to put 12 healthy bodies into uniforms. But while they might be getting at least a little healthier roster-wise, the bottom line continues to look pretty bad. All the addition of center Nikola Pekovic and guard Alexey Shved did was yield another loss. The Los Angeles Clippers, opening up a monster eight-game road swing, got 26 points and 13 rebounds from Blake Griffin, 19 points from Caron Butler and 17 off the bench from Jamal Crawford in a 96-90 victory over the Wolves (17-25) on Wednesday night at Target Center. It was the second straight victory for the Clippers (34-13). The Wolves, who are starting a six-game homestand, got a team-high 17 points from Pekovic and another 12 from Shved, but still lost for the fifth straight time and for the 10th time in 11 games. But the Clippers had to earn it in a game that at times got chippy. Clippers reserve Matt Barns was ejected in the first quarter...
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