Golden State 93, Minnesota 88

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, April 22, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - #58 Josh Tiven, #65 Sean Wright, #33 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 15872

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Golden State 17 22 30 24 93
Minnesota 32 23 20 13 88

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Golden State 23-41 12-19 11-22 W1
Minnesota 26-39 13-19 13-20 L1

Recap


WARRIORS 93, TIMBERWOLVES 88: Rookie Charles Jenkins scored 24 points and Brandon Rush added 19 off the bench as visiting Golden State erased a 21-point deficit to snap an eight-game losing skid.

Rush buried a key 3-pointer with 1:09 left in the fourth quarter to give Golden State a 90-88 lead. Rush had 10 of his 19 points in the final session.

Mikki Moore's steal led to a dunk by Dominic McGuire, who capped the three-point play after he was fouled by Wes Johnson.

Nikola Pekovic had 19 points and 16 rebounds and Martell Webster recorded 11 of his 18 points during the first quarter for the Timberwolves, who dropped their seventh straight home game.

Anthony Randolph and J.J. Barea scored 14 points apiece, but the latter had nine of his 12 assists in the first half.

The Timberwolves rushed out to a 32-17 lead after the first quarter and extended their cushion to 16 points (55-39) at the half.

Golden State made a run, fueled by a pair of jumpers from Jenkins and McGuire's bucket which trimmed the deficit to five at 68-63 with 2:16 left in the third quarter.

Rookie Klay Thompson buried a jumper and Rush netted a turnaround jumper to tie the game 81-81 with 8:06 left in the fourth quarter.

Jenkins' jumper at the top of the key gave Golden State an 83-81 lead with 5:44 left. He then traded jumpers with Webster to maintain the two-point advantage.

GAME NOTEBOOK: All-Star Kevin Love sat out his sixth straight game with a concussion. The team announced that he will miss the remainder of the season. ... Golden State won two of three versus Minnesota this season. ... Jenkins scored a career-high 27 points versus Portland on March 25.

Top Game Performances

Golden State   Minnesota
Charles Jenkins 24 Scoring Nikola Pekovic 19
Charles Jenkins 9 Assists Jose Barea 12
Brandon Rush 9 Rebounds Nikola Pekovic 16
Dominic McGuire 4 Free Throws Made Anthony Randolph 8
Mikki Moore 2 Steals Jose Barea 1
Klay Thompson 2 Blocks Anthony Randolph 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Golden State 93 44.6 5-16 6-10 18 45 7 6 9
Minnesota 88 36.6 7-26 21-21 18 46 10 1 13

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Denver. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .407 after a win and .395 after a loss.
  • Golden State will play their next game at home against New Orleans. The Warriors have a W/L % of .364 after a win and .357 after a loss.
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