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Danilo Gallinari's return is not enough for Clippers to end skid

More support arrived for the Clippers on Wednesday night in the form of Danilo Gallinari, his return from a 13-game absence while recovering from a strained left glute giving them a much-needed healthy body.But even Gallinari’s return couldn’t stop the Clippers from sliding into a four-game losing streak following a 113-107 defeat to the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center.Gallinari had been out four-plus weeks with his injury and it showed during his restricted playing time of 26 minutes.His timing clearly was off, showing in two-for-13 shooting from the field and one-for-five shooting from three-point range, leaving him with seven points. “I wanted to be better,” said Gallinari, who miss ...