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Preview: Warriors look to pay Timberwolves back for all the gifts

THANK YOU MINNESOTA!!!!

Golden State Warriors v Minnesota Timberwolves Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been a true blessing to the Golden State Warriors for many moons. Minny had a chance to draft Stephen Curry, arguably the greatest point guard of all time, and passed on him...TWICE! Word on the street is because it was to protect Curry’s love for the game of golf. But some others say it’s because the Timberwolves simply didn’t want to keep GSW from having their franchise changed by Curry, and did us a big favor by drafting Ricky Rubio and Johnny Flynn. Per Fox Sports:

The Minnesota Timberwolves made two of the worst mistakes in basketball history at the 2009 NBA draft. In need of a point guard, and with Davidson’s Steph Curry sitting on the board, they used the fifth and sixth picks to take 18-year-old Ricky Rubio and barely 6-foot-0 Jonny Flynn.

Hahahah damn, as a Warriors fan from birth it’s nice when somebody ELSE’S team makes the haunting draft catastrophe. Crazy that Curry passed his father Dell on the all-time scoring list in a game against Minnesota.

But the Timberwolves are the gift that keeps on giving, helping the Warriors to yet another bright future via some draft day shenanigans. The Warriors did giftwrap Andrew Wiggins and a first rounder that turned out to be Jonathan Kuminga for D’Angelo Russell.

Is there anyone who think’s D’Lo (a killer offensive talent btw) is a better fit for this Dubs roster than Wiggins and Kuminga? I’d love to hear from them. Currently D’Lo is averaging career lows in FG% and 3P%, for a Timberwolves team that that is 3-6 after losing five straight games.

How could this be possible with Russell, young baller Anthony Edwards, and certified All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns? The Warriors are about to find out in San Francisco at Chase Center.

GAME DETAILS

WHO: Golden State Warriors vs Minnesota Timberwolves

WHEN: Wednesday, November 10th, 2021; 7:00 pm PST

WATCH: NBCS Bay Area

LISTEN: 95.7 The Game

Poll

Will the Warriors defeat Minnesota and go 10-1?

This poll is closed

  • 88%
    This will be a bloodbath of epic proportions in the Warriors favor
    (1009 votes)
  • 11%
    Are you kidding me? They’re about to be exposed by Big KAT for not having enough big man depth!
    (134 votes)
1143 votes total Vote Now