9:30 p.m. at L.A. Clippers * Staples Center * FSN Plus, 830-AM
Preview: The Clippers’ 109-95 victory over the Lakers on Sunday clinched their first Pacific Division and gave them their first series sweep (4-0) over their hometown rivals since Donald Sterling bought the team in 1981. The franchise’s only other sweep over the Lakers was during the 1974-75 season, when they were the Buffalo Braves. … Speaking of sweeps: The Clippers (51-27) have beaten the Wolves three times this season and are going for their first series sweep over them since 1993. They won 101-95 at Staples Center in November and won 90-77 and 96-90 in January games at Target Center.
Players to watch: Clippers All Star G Chris Paul’s 12-assist, 0-turnover game against Phoenix last week was the fourth time this season he has recorded at least 12 assists in a game without a single turnover. No other player has done it more than twice, and only two players have done that: Detroit’s Jose Calderon and Denver’s Ty Lawson. … Clippers C DeAndre Jordan has grabbed double-digit rebounds in five of his past eight games, including 13 in Sunday’s victory over the Lakers. The Clips are 16-5 when he grabs at least 10 rebounds. … Sixth Man of the Year candidate Jamal Crawford is third in the league in fourth-quarter scoring and the other two ahead of him are Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant and Lakers’ star Kobe Bryant.
Injuries: Wolves F Kevin Love (hand/knee surgeries), G Brandon Roy (knees) and G Malcolm Lee (knee and hip surgeries) are out for the season. Clippers G Chauncey Billups (groin strain) is doubtful.
|Utah||74||4th Qtr 8:28|
|Washington||67||4th Qtr 10:14|
|Milwaukee||47||2nd Qtr 5:56|
|Buffalo||0||3rd Prd 6:12|
|Toronto||2||3rd Prd 17:41|
|NY Islanders||1||2nd Prd 9:57|
|Los Angeles||0||1st Prd 12:12|
|San Jose||9:00 PM|
|Fla Gulf Coast||81|
|Wright State||57||2nd Half 0:06|
|Western Mich||58||2nd Half 3:17|
|NC State||20||2nd Half|
|Texas A&M||23||2nd Half|
|Kentucky||23||1st Half 3:33|
|West Virginia||38||1st Half 2:25|
|Villanova||12||1st Half 5:02|
|West Virginia||55||2nd Half 0:29|
|Fresno State||30||2nd Half|
|San Jose St||28||2nd Half|
|San Diego State||26|