Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) is defended by Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic (14) and forward Kevin Love (42) at Staples Center. The Clippers defeated the Timberwolves 109-107. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
LOS ANGELES - Blake Griffin had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107 on Monday night after Nikola Pekovic missed a tip-in at the buzzer.
Love missed first and Pekovic came up just short to end the Wolves' two-game winning streak.
Paul had 11 assists, Jamal Crawford scored 18 points and DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 11 rebounds to help the Clippers improve to 3-0 at home.
Kevin Martin scored 30 points for the Wolves, who lost their sixth straight against the Clippers.
Pekovic had 25 points, and Love had 23 points and 19 rebounds.
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