KLAY Thompson quickly made up for a poor performance and the Golden State Warriors bounced back from a surprise loss with a 116-108 rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday in Minnesota (Monday, Manila time).
Less than 24 hours after absorbing a loss in a stunning lopsided game against the Memphis Grizzlies, the Warriors got back on track by clobbering the struggling Timberwolves.
Thompson came up with a huge game this time, scoring 30 points on 11 of 21 shooting as the Warriors notched their 21st win in 25 games. It was a huge improvement from his eight point, 4 for 14 performance against Memphis.
Steph Curry scored 22 on 6 of 12 shooting, while Kevin Durant matched that output by making 6 of 21 field goal attempts.
Draymond Green also delivered big this time with 18 points.
The Timberwolves absorbed their fourth straight loss and 18th in 24 outings even as its trio of young stars came up with 20-plus points each.
Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns and Zach LaVine delivered 25 points each for Minnesota.