Warriors Nip Timberwolves 109-104
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Draymond Green had 24 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Golden State Warriors narrowly avoid their first two-game skid in nearly a year with a 109-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Klay Thompson scored 17 points and hit all five of his 3-pointers, and the Warriors (63-7) overcame a second straight poor shooting night from Stephen Curry. The reigning MVP missed 11 of his 17 shots, including seven of his nine 3-pointers, but still had 19 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 24 points and 11 rebounds, while Ricky Rubio added 20 points, 11 assists and four rebounds for the Timberwolves (22-48), who gave the defending champs all they could handle.