On Monday night, the Timberwolves played host to red-hot Golden State who rode a 12-game winning streak coming into the Target Center. The dynamic Warriors proved too much for Minnesota on both ends of the floor, and exploited the injury-riddled Wolves en route to a final score of 102-86.
Remember when Golden State refused to trade Klay Thompson for Kevin Love? And everyone thought they were crazy? While the verdict is still out on that personnel decision, Warriors fans are not complaining that the splash brothers are still together.
Thompson and Stephen Curry netted 21 points apiece and extended the Warriors’ franchise-record 13th straight victory. Curry managed a +22 on the floor despite shooting just 1-7 from three-point range, demonstrating that he is far from just a one trick pony. The Golden State bench outscored Minnesota’s hapless second unit 46-27, while holding the Wolves to only 36% shooting. [Read more…]