JARED Dudley sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 38 seconds left in overtime and Chris Paul was steady from the line, making five free throws in the final 19 seconds, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 120-116 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).
Blake Griffin finished with 32 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out with 4:08 left in the extra period. The defending Pacific Division champions extended their winning streak five games. Jamal Crawford scored 22 points. Paul came out with 19 points and 13 assists.
Kevin Love had a season-high 45 points and 19 rebounds for the Timberwolves. Nikola Pekovic had a career-high 34 points and 14 boards. Kevin Martin scored 16 points. Point guard Ricky Rubio played 38 scoreless minutes with 12 assists.