The Los Angeles Clippers already clinched the first Pacific Division title in franchise history, but they'd like to build even more momentum heading into the playoffs.
As they try to set a club record for single-season home victories, the Clippers can complete their first season sweep of Minnesota in 20 years with a fifth consecutive win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Los Angeles (51-26) is headed to the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1992 and 1993, but this postseason will be its first as Pacific champ after completing a season sweep of the rival Lakers with a 109-95 win Sunday.
"It just feels like something we were supposed to do,'' said Chris Paul, who had 24 points and 12 assists. "It means we're headed in the right direction. We're not satisfied. We understand this is something small compared to the big picture.''
As a division winner, the Clippers are guaranteed a top-four seed in the Western Conference playoffs but they're 1 1/2 games...