LA Clippers (16-19) at Minnesota (17-15) 8:00 pm EST
MINNEAPOLIS (Ticker) -- Kevin Garnett and the Minnesota
Timberwolves certainly have had to work hard for their last
three wins. They hope to continue their winning streak in less
The surging Timberwolves aim for their fifth consecutive victory
Wednesday when they host the Los Angeles Clippers.
One of the surprise teams in the Western Conference thus far,
Minnesota has won three straight overtime decisions, including a
103-99 triumph over Houston on Sunday.
Garnett scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in that contest
to register his sixth straight double-double. The former
league MVP is averaging 22.4 points and is second in the NBA in
rebounding at 12.4 per game, trailing only Orlando's Dwight
The Timberwolves currently are on their second four-game winning
streak of the season and look for a season-high fifth straight
victory Wednesday. Minnesota has not won five in a row since
December 2-10, 2005.
The Clippers, who have stumbled on the road throughout the
campaign, look to end their six-game road trip with a 3-3
Los Angeles hopes to carry some momentum from its 100-90 triumph
over the New Orleans Hornets on Monday.