The Golden State Warriors continue their best start in franchise history as they beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 129-116 and continue to league the lead with an unblemished record at 10-0.
Stephen Curry has another phenomenal performance by scoring 46 points while sinking a total of 8 3-point shots. More impressively, 21 of those 46 points came in the opening period while shooting 6-9 and making four out of five of which are three-point shots. This was Curry’s 4th 20-point quarter performance for this season and the third time this season he had made at least eight three-point shots.
The Warriors were racking up great numbers throughout the game and in just the first half, they were able to distribute the ball phenomenally with 22 assists and took good care of the ball by just having 3 turnovers.
Curry had great support from his fellow teammates with Draymond Green adding 23 points, 12 assists, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks and Klay Thompson contributing 15 points. Golden State finished the game by draining a total of 18 three-point shots and shooting at a high percentage at 47.3%.
With the 10-0 start of the Warriors, Curry felt that they were just about to get better according to SB Nation:
Here is a fun stat to look at. Steph Curry is just two three-point shots away from breaking his father, Dell’s career record in just 426 games according to ESPN Stats & Info’s twitter page.
On the other end, the Timberwolves’ young guns were leading the team with Andrew Wiggins having 19 points and 5 assists and this year’s first overall pick, Karl Anthony Towns with 17 points an 11 rebounds.
Timberwolves’ veteran and former NBA champion, Kevin Garnett compares Steph Curry to the legendary Michael Jordan.
The Timberwolves now falls to a 4-4 record and they will be flying to the east coast the next day to face Paul George and the Indiana Pacers while the Warriors look to improve to 11-0 against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday (ET).