MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night with a 122-111 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Coach Doc Rivers club is back in the postseason after falling short last year. Los Angeles finished 42-40 last season, missing the playoffs after making it six straight years four under Rivers.
The Clippers (45-30) became the fifth Western Conference team to secure a postseason berth.
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