Despite 23 points and seven rebounds from Derrick Williams, the Timberwolves fell to the Warriors last night, 106-98. Andrei Kirilenko added 18 points and six boards while Alexey Shved scored 22 points with seven assists off the bench. The Wolves are now off until Wednesday when they host the Denver Nuggets.
Newly-acquired small forward Josh Howard was on the floor last night for the Timberwolves’ loss to the Warriors. Howard was signed to a one-year, veteran minimum contract on Thursday. He scored six points with two rebounds and two steals in his Minnesota debut.