Warriors drop preseason opener to Timberwolves, 114-110
The Golden State Warriors lost Saturday night’s preseason opener against the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves, 114-110.
Jeff Teague scored 17 points and Derrick Rose added 16 for Minnesota, which was without All-Star Jimmy Butler, who requested a trade from the team last week.
Anthony Tolliver scored 15 points, hitting 5 of 10 from 3-point range. Karl-Anthony Towns had 12 points, Andrew Wiggins scored 11 and rookie Josh Okogie 10 for Minnesota.
Stephen Curry made 5-of-9 3-pointers and finished with 21 points in 19 minutes for Golden State. Klay Thompson scored 17, including three 3-pointers, and Kevin Durant added 16 points.
Curry, Thompson and Durant combined to shoot 20 of 33 from the field, including 10 of 16 from behind the arc. Rookie Marcus Derrickson and Jordan Bell scored 10 points apiece.
Golden State finished with 33 assists on 44 made field goals, including 12 3s, and Draymond Green had eight assists.