Karl-Anthony Towns lifts Timberwolves in wire-to-wire win over sinking Clippers
Karl-Anthony Towns led the way for the Timberwolves with 21 points and 12 rebounds. AP

LOS ANGELES — Karl-Anthony Towns had 21 points and 12 rebounds, powering the Minnesota Timberwolves to the road win over the Los Angeles Clippers, 113-107, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).

Jimmy Butler and Jeff Teague each scored 19 points for the Timberwolves (15-11), who placed six players in double figures. Taj Gibson had 16 points and 14 rebounds.

Los Angeles dropped its fourth straight game despite an impressive performance by DeAndre Jordan, who had 18 points and 21 rebounds. Lou Williams and Austin Rivers each scored 23 points for the Clippers (8-15). 

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