WARRIORS 117, TIMBERWOLVES 107
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 22 of his 36 points in the third quarter and Klay Thompson pitched in with 28 points as Golden State beat fading Minnesota and regained first place in the Western Conference.
Jonas Jerebko added 18 points, Kevin Durant scored 17 points and Draymond Green had 10 rebounds and nine assists for the Warriors (48-22), who bounced back from a loss at San Antonio on Monday and moved a half-game ahead of Denver (47-22) in the race for the top seed. The Nuggets were idle.
Curry went 8 for 14 from 3-point range, pushing him past the 300 mark for the third time in four seasons.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 21 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins totaled 20 points, eight rebounds and six assists and Josh Okogie had 19 points for the Timberwolves, who lost their fourth straight game.
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