The Clippers have won two games in a row, beating Memphis and Chicago on the road.
They've won six of their last eight games even though they've been playing without their superstar power forward
The Clippers (39-21) are in fifth place in the Western Conference, 25 games ahead of the last place Timberwolves (13-45). The Timberwolves have lost 10 straight games to the Clippers.
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has been dominant in Griffin's absence -- he combined for 48 rebounds in the Clippers' most recent wins over the
Clippers starting small forward
In the team's last game on Dec. 1, the Clippers won, 127-101. In that game, the Clippers outshot the Timberwolves from the field, 51% to 43%, and from beyond the three-point line, 44% to 17%. The Clippers also outrebounded the Timberwolves, 50-32.