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Stephen Curry scores 40, Golden State Warriors rout Minnesota Timberwolves 142-110 in Shanghai

It was Golden State Warriors' first win of the preseason, filled with Stephen Curry's incredible shot-making and play making.

By: AP | Published: October 9, 2017 10:57:14 am
Stephen Curry, Minnesota Timberwolves, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant Stephen Curry scored 40 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 142-110 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Source: AP)

Stephen Curry finished off his China trip with a performance ripped right out of his MVP highlight reel. Curry scored 40 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 142-110 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday in Shanghai for a split of their two-game series in China.

It was Warriors’ first win of the preseason and came like so many of their victories of the last three years, filled with Curry’s incredible shot-making and playmaking.

The 2015 and 2016 NBA MVP was 13 for 20 from the field, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and added eight assists. Klay Thompson added eight 3-pointers and 28 points, while Kevin Durant scored 22.

Andrew Wiggins had 19 points for Minnesota, which won’t play again in the preseason.


WARRIORS: Golden State shot 60 percent from the field (51 of 85) and 61 percent (20 for 33) from behind the arc. … Rookie Jordan Bell made all five shots and scored 11 points. … Draymond Green also scored 11.

TIMBERWOLVES: Karl-Anthony Towns scored 16 points and Jimmy Butler had 15. … The Wolves poured in 44 points in the first quarter, but Tom Thibodeau’s club yielded quarters of 36, 40 and 38 points over the first three periods.

UP NEXT: Golden State (1-2) hosts Sacramento on Friday. Minnesota (2-1) has finished its preseason schedule.


Julius Randle had 17 points and 10 rebounds in the Lakers’ first preseason victory. Zach Randolph scored 16 points for the cold-shooting Kings.

KINGS: Garrett Temple was the only other Sacramento player in double figures with 12 points. The Kings shot 31 percent, Rookie De’Aaron Fox was 1 for 6 with three points in nine minutes.

LAKERS: Rookie Lonzo Ball sat out again as he continues to recover from an ankle injury. Brook Lopez had 12 points in his first action with the Lakers, making both 3-point attempts….Rookie Kyle Kuzma added 15 points.

UP NEXT: Sacramento (1-2) hosts Portland on Monday. Los Angeles (1-3) hosts Utah on Tuesday.

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