Clippers send Wolves to eighth straight loss, officially eliminated from playoff contention

No Kevin Love. No Ricky Rubio. No problem? Wrong. The Clippers dumped the Wolves, 95-82 Thursday night at Target Center. It's Minnesota's eighth straight loss -- and 24th consecutive April loss dating back to 2009.
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No Kevin Love. No Ricky Rubio. No problem? Wrong. The Clippers dumped the Wolves, 95-82 Thursday night at Target Center, officially eliminating the Wolves from playoff contention. It's Minnesota's eighth straight loss -- and 24th consecutive April loss dating back to 2009.

The Wolves led by one at the half, but couldn't maintain their level of play in the second half as the Clippers outscored them by ... in the final two quarters.

Stat of the night: The Wolves have lost 24 straight games in April. Their last April victory came against the Warriors on April 8, 2009.

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