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Warriors drop second in a row with loss to Timberwolves

12 March 2018

Curry missed 11 games in December with the sprained right ankle and injured it again last Friday at Atlanta. Klay Thompson added 21 points and five assists.

Draymond Green flirted with a triple-double, finishing with 10 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.

The Wolves displayed some of their sharpest ball movement since Butler went down, fueling an early lead that rose as high as 11 points late in the first quarter.

The Minnesota Timberwolves stopped their National Basketball Association skid in dramatic style on Sunday, beating the reigning champion Golden State Warriors 109-103 in Minneapolis.

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The Wolves will of course be without Jimmy Butler, but the team should otherwise be at full-strength. The Wolves whittled away at it right before the break and kept up the comeback after halftime.

Coming off the bench now while Javale McGee starts at center, Pachulia made his first seven shots to give the Warriors a big boost in another game with a thin bench.

Iguodala was out with a left wrist sprain for the second straight game.

This was Rose's first on-court action since February 7 for Cleveland, against Minnesota.

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Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said Curry texted him Friday that he "had a good day of rehab" and that there wasn't any swelling, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

Karl-Anthony Towns' level of activity in the Timberwolves offense has been all over the board this season.

Sunday's matinee on ABC is the only time this season that the Warriors will travel east to Minneapolis; the first two meetings between the two clubs this year took place at Oracle Arena in Oakland.

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