Gameday preview: Golden State at Wolves

  • November 5, 2013 - 11:19 PM

wolves gameday

vs. golden state, 7 p.m.wednesday, target center, fsn/830-AM

Preview: Both teams are 3-1, but coming off very different games Monday. The Wolves came up one point short in Cleveland, losing for the first time this season when Kevin Love’s last-second three-pointer rimmed out. Golden State, meanwhile, thrashed Philadelphia by 20, handing the 76ers their first loss this season.

Players to watch: F Corey Brewer had six steals and PG Ricky Rubio had five Monday, making them the second Wolves pair with five or more steals in the same game in team history. Rubio and Andrei Kirilenko did it last year. … Warriors F Andre Iguodala beat up on his former team, scoring 32 points, thanks to a career-high seven three-pointers. G Stephen Curry had a triple double — 18 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds.

Numbers: SG Kevin Martin was 5-for-8 on three-pointers Monday in Cleveland. The rest of the Wolves were 0-for-20.

Injuries: F Chase Budinger (knee surgery) and C Ronny Turiaf (elbow) are out. Warriors C Festus Ezeli (knee surgery) is out. F Harrison Barnes (left toe inflammation) is listed as day to day. He has not played so far this season.

Kent Youngblood

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