Golden State goes for Minnesota's jugular

Golden State goes for Minnesota's jugular

The Timberwolves were supposed to position themselves in the fall for a solid chase at a playoff spot. At this rate, Tom Thibodeau’s troops seem destined to land a lottery pick.

On the heels of a 27-point loss to Detroit, Minnesota must contend with vaunted Golden State tonight. Online sports book Bovada.lv gives the class of the Western Conference odds of -625 to emerge victorious. The Wolves, on the other hand, embody +460 underdogs.

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At 6-17, the hosts’ talented young roster frequently looks overwhelmed right now. Andrew Wiggins continues to serves as a bankable leading man on offense. Yet some of Karl-Anthony Towns’ numbers are down from his sensational rookie campaign. Ricky Rubio and, to a lesser extent, Zach LaVine don’t appear ready to take that proverbial next step, either.

The Warriors obviously can’t relate. Despite Saturday’s 110-89 defeat at Memphis, Steve Kerr’s gang carries an NBA-best 20-4 record. Both Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry average 25-plus points per contest, while third scoring option Klay Thompson torched Indiana for 60 earlier in the week.

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Golden State prevailed at home against Minnesota on Nov. 26 without the services of Draymond Green. Considering that the do-everything forward’s back to full health, this meeting should be even more lopsided. We fully expect the Dubs to improve to 12-2 away from Oracle Arena, and in style.

 

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