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Game Links #14: Golden State Warriors 96 vs Minnesota Timberwolves 85 - Warriors wear down the TWolves in the 4th, finish the week nicely

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Warriors: Golden State of Mind
Recap: Warriors final: Clean 2nd half leaves Timberwolves dumbfounded, 96-85
Game thread: Golden State Warriors vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game thread (1010+ comments)
Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Minnesota Timberwolves preview: Love is coming back to the Oracle

Timberwolves: Canis Hoopus
Postgame: Post Game Thread: Golden State vs. The Wolves
Game thread 2: Game #12: Second Half Thread
Game thread 1: Game #12: Warriors!


Associated Press: Warriors rally to beat Timberwolves | Photo Gallery
Sports Network: Warriors top Timberwolves
Kevin Kurz: Instant Replay: Warriors complete fourth-quarter comeback
Marcus Thompson II: Golden State Warriors rally past Minnesota Timberwolves
Rusty Simmons: Warriors handle Timberwolves, 96-85

Pregame News

- Seven days from now, we hope to see the big guy again.
CSN Bay Area Staff: Report: 'Bogut has targeted next Saturday for return'

Pregame Videos

- I finally found the NBA's instructional video on what will and will not be penalized as a flop. This video was released during preseason.

NBA's official flopping video on what acts will and will not be penalized.

CSN's Carl Landry highlights from the last game.

Postgame News

- No postgame news.

Postgame Videos

Mark Jackson at the podium.

Harrison Barnes in the locker room.

Klay Thompson in the locker room.

CSN highlights, recap.

Harrison Barnes jam, by gumbywithpokey.

Recap and highlights from's game page:
Dishing on the Break
Lee's Circus Act
Barnes Gets Nasty
Timberwolves vs. Warriors: First half
Timberwolves vs. Warriors

Postgame Quotes and Stuff from recap

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Warriors vs. Timberwolves: Postgame Interviews (11/24/12) by Warriors
Mark Jackson
On Klay Thompson:
“It’s good to see him shooting with confidence, being aggressive, and not worrying about missing shots, because at the end of the day, he’s not coming out of the game because he missed shots; that’s not going to happen. He’s too good of a shooter and obviously you can see the weapon that he adds to our offense and the things that he opens up on the floor with his ability to shoot the basketball.”

On Harrison Barnes' Dunk and Performance:
“Well it’s behind Tom Chambers over me. Sorry, I just went back in time for a second. But it was a big time play; great pass by David (Lee) and Harrison really showed his athletic ability and that’s going to be one that he will remember for a long time to come. Just a great play by him. But more importantly for him, 11 rebounds; led us in rebounds. When you’ve got to be committed as a big man to box out (Nikola) Pekovic and also (Kevin) Love, you need your perimeter guys to go in there and rebound, and we out-rebounded this team. But it was by committee, and when we do that, we’re awfully tough to beat.”

On Bench Play:
“Well you hold this team to 11 points in the fourth quarter, I believe we went 12-of-13 in a six-minute span, stops against them; they shoot 27 percent in that fourth quarter, just a thing of beauty. We made the adjustments at halftime and Draymond Green was huge. We put him in there to try to get David a breather; Carl Landry was big time, but Draymond allowed us the versatility to maybe give David a breather and defend the pick and roll better. He tried to front and disrupt Kevin Love on the block. The guy just has a winning spirit about him and continues to make plays and the more you see him, the more you want him on the floor. But just great energy, great effort, and I thought that unit really put together a great run defensively and they sealed the deal by rebounding the basketball. And then offensively, we executed. The first half we turned the basketball over 10 times and it wasn’t because of their pressure, we were just careless and we’re not good enough to be careless with the basketball and look good.”

On The Season Thus Far:
“I’m very pleased and I tell you this: you look at our schedule and if you would have said 14 games in, with eight of them on the road against some good teams, we’d be 8-6 without our starting center, without our sixth man, with a bunch of young guys that just flat out compete. There’s going to be some tough nights for us; I don’t have to be a prophet to tell you that, but this team has something about it that refuses to let go of the rope. They compete, they get after each other, they hold each other accountable, and it’s fun to coach, it’s fun to be around these guys. We’re not satisfied, we still have a long way to go and a lot of tough games ahead of us, but this is a team that’s not going to quit.”

On Kevin Love:
“He’s a heck of a basketball player. He missed some shots, we contested shots, we didn’t let him dominate the boards. You can do a great job and he can get 30, so we’re not going to pat ourselves on the back. You do it by committee and you just live with results. But he’s a heck of a basketball player.”
Harrison Barnes
On Tonight's Game:
“We tried to come out here and play hard. We weren’t happy on the way the Denver game went, we got killed on the boards, killed in the paint and transitions. So we just tried to come out here and be more aggressive.”

On Identity:
“We’re trying, it’s going to take some time and we have to be more aggressive. We just have to hold down the fort until (Andrew) Bogut come back.”
Klay Thompson
On Tonight's Win:
“It was amazing because they are one of the better rebounding teams in the NBA with K Love (Kevin Love) and (Nikola) Pekovic. I was really impressed with our front court and H.B. (Harrison Barnes), he played great from the three spot with 11 boards, it’s amazing for a rookie. If we do that every night our offense is there and our defense will hold us in it.”

On Identity:
“Oh yeah, we are only 14 games into the season and its real early. Just in the month of November I wasn’t playing last year during this time. I see an identity with us. We pride ourselves on our defense and our scoring is going to come naturally because we have talented players on the offensive end. We can’t wait to get (Andrew) Bogut back because we’re going to be that much stronger and so much better defensively as well.”

- No interesting notes tonight.

What's next?

- We (the fans) will have a restless and hungry four days off until the next game, against the Nuggets AGAIN, the 3rd time this month. That must be a joke from the schedule makers. We'll be on TNT, so um, beat the Nuggets!

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Thu Nov 29 7:30 PM Nuggets TNT KNBR 680
Sat Dec 1 7:30 PM Pacers CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Mon Dec 3 7:30 PM Magic CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Wed Dec 5 4:30 PM @Pistons CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Fri Dec 7 4:30 PM @Nets CSNBayHD KNBR 680

Full broadcast schedule at

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