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Wednesday, November 20th (All times Eastern)

Los Angeles Clippers (7-4) at Minnesota Timberwolves (7-5), 8 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Clippers will try to get back into the win column on Wednesday night when they start a short road trip at the Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Clippers had won four straight until a 106-102 home loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday. On this quick jaunt east, the Clippers will meet the Wolves and Oklahoma City Thunder.

Against the Grizzlies, L.A. overcame an early deficit, but couldn't keep it going in the end. The game was tied after three quarters, but Memphis held the Clips to only 21 points in the fourth.

"They hit first tonight," Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. "But in the games we hit first, not physically hit, but established the pace and the way you're going to play, we've won those games. In the games that they've dictated it, they've been close but they've won most of them."

Monday's game marked the 21st time the two teams met in the last two seasons, including the playoffs. The Clippers hold an 11-10 advantage and Monday's game a got a little chippy when Memphis' Tony Allen kicked Chris Paul in the lip and got ejected late in the first quarter.

It didn't stop Paul from matching Magic Johnson's NBA record most games with double-figure points and assists to open a season. Paul had 18 points and 11 assists for his 11th consecutive double-double.

Blake Griffin also had a double-double with 23 points and 11 assists. J.J. Redick and Matt Barnes also scored in double figures and DeAndre Jordan pulled down 16 rebounds.

The Wolves have alternated wins and losses over their last six. They fell to the Washington Wizards in D.C. on Tuesday night, 104-100, and in the process, squandered a 12-point halftime lead.

"We needed to play consistent. We didn't. We came out in the third quarter and we didn't play together as a team," said Minnesota head coach Rick Adelman. "It really hurt us. It opened up an open court game for them."

The T'Wolves didn't score 20 points in either of the final two quarters as they were on off night for one of the league's best offenses. Minnesota only shot 43.5 percent from the field.

It was another spectacular night for Kevin Love in his push for MVP. He scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Love is second in the NBA in scoring and third in rebounding.

"That dude is amazing. I told him, 'You need to teach me bro,'" joked Washington forward Nene, hoping to get some of Love's magic touch.

Corey Brewer, Nikola Pekovic, Ricky Rubio, Kevin Martin and J.J. Barea all scored in double figures for Minnesota.

The Clippers beat the Wolves, 109-107 on Nov. 11 and have taken six straight in this series. L.A. has won three straight in Minneapolis.

11/20 10:28:40 ET

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Final
NCSU 79
JVU 43
 
Final
ECU 92
VULYNCH 51
 
Half
DUKE 7
UNC 28
 
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
CAR
3rd
MIA 51
LAC 65
 
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
CHI
3rd
WVU 10
KST 20
 
Half
DUKE 7
UNC 28
 
9:30pm Tonight
TXST
ARKST
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AKR 66
USC 46
Final
UCONN 65
COC 57
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MIAMI 66
DREX 46
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BC 69
NMU 65
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CHAR 106
PSU 97
 
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MICH 71
DET 62
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WMARY 100
BFLD 57
 
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USCU 107
BOBJONES 41
 
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UCF 76
ECKERD 59
 
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PURD 82
GRAM 30
 
Final
NCSU 79
JVU 43
 
Final
RFLSH 102
KEYSTONE 69
 
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VCU 106
MDES 66
 
Final
PROV 88
NAVY 51
 
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BRY 72
UNH 63
 
Final
PETE 59
NIAG 61
 
Final
STET 96
PBAT 85
 
Final
WAGN 83
SUNYWEST 49
 
Final
IOWA 57
TEX 71
 
Final
TENN 70
TXSOU 58
 
Final
SHU 54
MLOWELL 57
 
Final
ECU 92
VULYNCH 51
 
Final
TENNM 115
CBC 29
 
Final
MD 66
FORD 50
 
2nd
WVU 84
GMAS 57
 
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RAD 47
HOW 39
 
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MURST 81
BRESCIA 45
 
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VILL 49
BUCK 43
 
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TENST 50
FISK 42
 
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HARV 62
FATL 43
 
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MINN 86
FRANKPRCE 47
 
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TULA 69
MVSU 40
 
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TCU 72
NO 48
 
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NW 48
UNF 52
 
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LSUALEX 52
NWST 60
 
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IND 48
SMU 50
 
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UAB 44
SFLA 46
 
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EILL 53
UCD 52
 
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SAV 26
WINT 28
 
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NIOWA 29
MRGST 30
 
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MISS 37
SOUTH 15
 
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SCAR 37
CORN 23
 
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VANDY 23
LIP 8
 
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ARST 22
LMU 11
 
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ALA 29
SMISS 24
 
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GRCN 12
TXARL 16
 
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IDAHO 0
 
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2nd
PHI 1
MIN 1
 
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OTT 3
NAS 2
 
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MON 3
STL 1
 
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TOR 4
TAM 1
 
2nd
WIN 3
DET 2
 
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DAL 0
ARI 1
 
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CAL 2
CHI 2
 
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COL 0
WAS 0
 
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ANA
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CAR
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FLA
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OAK 14
KAN 3