DrDespite being wrongly sent off seven minutes ago to play in the fourth game for their first star, the Dominican central Cities of Karl AnthonyThe Minnesota Timberwolves He came from behind in the fourth game to settle his tickets to the qualifiers with a 109-104 victory at home Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday evening in the second game of the day in NBA Play-In Championship.
The Clippers had a maximum advantage of 10 points and after three quarters it looked like they would be the next contender for the championship. Memphis Grizzlies In the first round of Western Conference The playoffs, but in the latter period, the dominance of the Timberwolves was complete, and the result of that period was 31-20 in favor of the locals.
Bad game from KAT
Towns had one of his worst matches of the season as he only had 3 out of 11 shots from the field and due to his massive problems was limited to playing 24:17 minutes, he finished the match with only 11 points.
Minnesota’s leading scorers, who were able to withstand Towns’ poor performance, were a junior forward Anthony Edwardswho scored 30 points, the base DeAngelo RussellWhich scored 29 points.
Los Angeles started the match very well and was leading Paul GeorgeHe was the top scorer in the entire match, with 34 points.
Ja Morant is waiting for Minnesota
Following this result, Minnesota already knows that starting Saturday they will begin a series against the second seed from the Western Conference, the aforementioned Grizzlies. Ja Morante.
For their part, the Clippers still have a chance to enter the playoffs in eighth place in the West, since next Friday they will host in the Crypto.com Arena the winner of Wednesday’s match between New Orleans Pelicans and San Antonio Spurs. If they win that game, Los Angeles will face the best team of the regular season, the Phoenix Suns, in the first round of the playoffs.