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41-31, 3rd in Northwest

Towns, Wiggins lead Timberwolves past Clippers 123-109

Karl-Anthony Towns racked up 30 points and 10 rebounds for his NBA-best 60th double-double and Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points in an all-around performance, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 123-109 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Wolves cruise to victory over Clippers (1:06)
Towns somehow get awkward and-1 to fall (0:23)
Wiggins connects from downtown (0:21)
Rose shows off vintage athleticism for the and-1 (0:28)
KAT drains 3-pointer (0:20)
NBA fines Green $25k for shove against Wolves (1:08)

NBA hits Rockets' Green with $25K shoving fine

Gerald Green, who was ejected Sunday for shoving the Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng while coming to the defense of Chris Paul, was fined $25,000. Paul said Sunday that he'd pay any fine as a result of the incident.

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CP3: I'll pay Green's fine for shove, ejection

Gerald Green said he was only coming to the defense of a teammate when he shoved Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the back, a move for which he was ejected. That teammate, Chris Paul, said he will pay any fine Green is assessed.

Rose finds Towns for two-handed jam (0:34)
Rose rattles rim with two-handed slam (0:21)
Bjelica uses CP3 for quick bucket (0:15)
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Butler targeting return before end of season

Jimmy Butler could return to the court for the Timberwolves before the end of the regular season, if he stays on track with his rehabilitation from knee surgery.

Aldridge dominates as Spurs win third straight (1:23)
Towns converts 360 layup (0:17)
Teague steals and slams (0:16)
Towns gets the Wolves started (0:15)

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Warriors star Kevin Durant said he suffered his fractured rib Sunday in his team's loss at Minnesota. "Late in the game, I was driving to the rim, and I kind of rammed into Karl-Anthony Towns and that's when I felt it," Durant said. "That's when it happened, for sure, and they told me it got inflamed over the last couple days between games." Durant still played in his team's 117-106 win over the Lakers on Wednesday, notching a game-high 26 points, but in the second quarter of that game, Durant said he aggravated the injury when closing out on a defender on the perimeter. "That's when I felt it and I kind of stopped," Durant said. "I didn't know what was going on at that point, but when I went over to the bench, it was hurting pretty bad." He said he's not concerned, overall, about the issue. "Hopefully this feels better over the next week or so and I'll be out there," Durant said.

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Pau Gasol opens up on Pop and Thibs

As the Wolves and Spurs face off for the final time this season, with playoff positioning on the line, Pau Gasol shares his unique perspective on playing for each of the teams' respective coaches.

Warriors, Wolves, Cavs and enjoying sports

Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Tim MacMahon and Rachel Nichols free associate on the Warriors' injuries (2:55), the Timberwolves (13:40), Ty Lue and JR Smith (23:15), the surprising Pacers, Raptors and East seeding (30:30) and Finals pairings (49:20).

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.06th
Rebounds Per Game41.824th
Assists Per Game22.716th
Points Allowed107.619th

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