Leonard returns Clippers takes victory over Timberwolves 124-105
The Los Angeles Clippers took up their standing as the top 3-point shooting team in the NBA and cruised to a 124-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday. The Clippers took led by as many as 38 points by making half of their 42 attempts from the 3-point range. Los Angeles entered 42 percent from distance as a team.
Paul George led the Clippers offensively with 23 points on 9 of 17 from the field and 4 of 9 from the 3-point range adding seven rebounds, but his streak of five consecutive games with 30-plus points came to an end. Kawhi Leonard returned to the Clippers after missing a four-game due to a foot injury and added with 15 points, 11 rebounds, and eight assists in 23 minutes.
From the WolvesAnthony Edwards scored 23 points, who dropped their sixth in a row on the road. Karl-Anthony Towns added 16 points on 5-of-15 shooting. He missed five of six 3s. Leonard and George played their 37th game together this season, slowed by injuries at different points of the season. The Clippers improved to 23-8 at home this year.