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Thompson scores 30, Curry 27 in lopsided victory

  • Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) drives for the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves' Luke Ridnour during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

OAKLAND — Klay Thompson scored 30 points, Stephen Curry added 24

points and 10 assists and the Golden State Warriors clinched a playoff berth by routing

the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-89 on Tuesday night.

David Lee finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds to propel the Warriors to their first

postseason appearance since 2007 and just their second in 19 years.

Andrei Kirilenko scored 15 points and reserve Chase Budinger had 17 points for the

depleted Timberwolves, who were outshot 43 to 37 percent. Ricky Rubio missed all 10

shots from the floor to go with six assists and five rebounds as Minnesota watched


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