Clippers Defeat Wolves 18 Jan 13

Jamal Crawford scored 22 points off the bench to help the Clippers down the Timberwolves, 90-77, at the Target Center. Ricky Rubio scored four points with six assists in 27 minutes in the loss. It was Rubio’s first start of the season. Luke Ridnour paced Minnesota with 21 points. The T’Wolves shot 35-percent from the field on the way to their fifth straight defeat and have a 16-and-20 record. Minnesota hosts the Rockets tomorrow.