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Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague gave a beleaguered backcourt a needed boost and lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves to a victory. Rose scored 22 points and Teague added 19 points and 10 assists for the Timberwolves, who played without the ill Andrew Wiggins but beat the Los Angeles Clippers 130-120 on Monday night. Rose and Teague both have missed significant time with injuries recently.
A weekly dive into the NBA's hottest topics. Take One: LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the limits of player power In 2014, LeBron James wrote his own version of reality into existence. He left Andrew Wiggins out of the letter announcing he was returning to Cleveland.
On Monday, the Memphis Grizzlies lost in devastating fashion, blowing a 25-point lead at home to the Denver Nuggets while watching multiple late chances to take the lead at the end fall painfully short. Wednesday on the road wasn't much better, as the Minnesota Timberwolves won on a late prayer thrown up by Karl-Anthony Towns. Towns puts Grizzlies away in front of their bench The game was tied at 97 with five seconds remaining when Andrew Wiggins pulled up for a 20-foot jump shot that caromed off the back of the rim, seemingly destined to send the game to double-overtime.