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Chris Paul has overtaken Kevin Johnson for No. 18 on NBA's all-time assists list.
Would loss to Minny overshadow wins over Memphis and Chicago? No, but it would be another sign why Clips probably won't go far in playoffs.
Matt Barnes before the game on his hamstring: "No disrespect to the Timberwolves, but if this is the playoffs, I think I would play."
Halftime: Wolves 60, Clippers 58. Chris Paul had 19 points and 9 assists. The Clippers were up by 18 in the first half.
Halftime: Timberwolves 60, Clippers 58.
Timberwolves have a 60-58 haftime lead over Clippers after trailing by as many as 18 points. A letdown within a letdown game for Clippers.
Chris Paul has 19 points on 9/12 shooting to go with eight assists and three rebounds.
KG and Baby reunited. http://t.co/Sq04NqF4JU
If Chris Paul played 48 minutes the Clippers would never lose.
Spencer Hawes picks up a T for berating an official after being called for an offensive foul.
Offensive foul and a technical on Spencer Hawes. Oh boy.
It's Clippers 44, Wolves 44 with 5:55 left in the 2nd quarter. The Clippers led by as many as 18 in the first half.
Remember that 18-point Clippers lead? The Timberwolves apparently don't because it's gone.
Timberwolves within three.
Who is Nikola Pekovic's favorite Kardashian? "Nobody," he says in a scoreboard segment. Ding, ding, ding!
Timberwolves now within five.
Timberwolves were down 18 points and are now within seven.
James Harden suspended one game without pay for kicking LeBron James in the groin.
Clippers hold 36-23 lead over Timberwolves after first quarter.
Chris Paul pullup jumper gives Clippers twice as many points as Timberwolves.
Chris Paul drives and kicks to Austin Rivers for corner three-pointer that gives Clippers 34-18 lead over Timberwolves.
After staph infections you want the surgery site to heal completely before returning. A big reason why timetable is about 4-6 weeks usually.
Blake Griffin's conditioning and cardio is back to normal and he's expected to start shooting this week.
A source said it would be "wildly optimistic" to expect Blake Griffin to return Sunday but the following week is likely.
Chris Paul steal and layup puts Clippers up 28-16.
Jordan Hamilton revenge game against the rest of the NBA.
Jordan Hamilton swishes a three-pointer for his first points as a Clipper.
Andrew Wiggins spins around Jordan Hamilton for a layup after missing his first three shots.
Spencer Hawes three-pointer. Another thing I thought we would see a lot more of this season.
Minnesota crowd is super quiet and polite. And they don't play ridiculously loud music here before/during game. I AM NOT COMING HOME!
Spencer Hawes lob to DeAndre Jordan for the dunk, something I thought we would see A LOT more of this season.
Jordan Hamilton will start tonight in place of the injured Matt Barnes.
Jordan Hamilton officially starting in Matt Barnes' spot.
Jordan Hamilton is expected to start tonight but Doc Rivers hasn't made it official yet.
Early word is that Jordan Hamilton will start in place of Matt Barnes.
Flip Saunders on CP3 and DJ: "I think right now they're the best players at their respective positions with the way they've been playing."
Blake Griffin has been working out in LA while the Clippers have been have been on the road. Hard for team to give official timeline now.
Kevin Martin (flu) and Nikola Pekovic (ankle) out for Timberwolves against Clippers.
Matt Barnes is out tonight. He might sit out Wednesday too to give himself a week to recover. He said he will be back for sure Sunday v GSW.
Matt Barnes joked that had he kicked LeBron James he would have gone to jail and used his one phone call to call media.
Doc said Blake Griffin is running "full tilt" and "shooting." He said there's a possibility he could return for Sunday's game against GSW.
Doc Rivers described Blake Griffin as going "full tilt."
Looks like Matt Barnes is out against Timberwolves.
Blake Griffin has resumed basketball activities and it appears there's a chance he plays Sunday against Golden State.
Matt Barnes is likely out. Doc isn't sure yet.
Getting ready for Hack-a-Jordan. http://t.co/6TyvYUgHzP
Larry Ellison, who teamed up with Oprah Winfrey and David Geffen for the Clippers, comes in at fifth with a net worth of $54.3 billion.
Remember Zima? Do they still make that?
Hockey news: Ducks send Ben Lovejoy back to Pittsburgh for Simon Despres.
There was a jingle bells ditty in the middle of the next Indian song. I'm not making this up!
Am listening to Indian music inside a restaurant and there was a SportsCenter-like ditty in the middle of it. Can't escape the grip of ESPN!
Clippers not very interested in JaVale McGee, I have been told.
90 minutes left with Jeff Katz on ESPNLA Now -- On the Lakers rebuild, AEG wades into the Inglewood stadium, Marshawn, and more. BK
Nikola Pekovic's ankle is bothering him again, so he may not play Monday versus Clippers. That removes one Bond villain from their path.
As it stands now, a pretty good chance Clippers play Portland, Houston or Dallas in first round. All good matchups for Clippers.
Lin on recent uptick: "I’m being trusted with the ball. ... I’m being given the minutes and the spacing and the style of play."
Even Kobe thought preseason the offense would be Kobe setting up below FT-line extended and Lin creating on perimeter. Never came together.
Lin: "The ball's basically given to me every single possession of the fourth quarter. ... It's definitely fun to play this style."
Just asked Jeremy Lin if he ever looks at his Twitter mentions. “No. You as well not even send me anything on Twitter.”