Steph Curry, Warriors taunt officials, lose seconds later on controversial call

Stephen Curry Warriors Kevin Durant

Stephen Curry Warriors Kevin Durant

Karl Anthony-Towns seemed to know that Dray wasn't going to shoot it, so he just waved him off.

The Minnesota Timberwolves earned a controversial 131-130 win against the two-time defending champions Golden State Warriors on Friday.

Kevin Durant fouled Towns as he was breaking for the basket on an inbounds play. Kerr said when asked about the foul call on Durant.

There's no way this game could have just gone to a second overtime, right? The loss dropped Golden State back into a tie with the Denver Nuggets for the top spot in the Western Conference, and is just the latest in a string of recent questionable losses for the superteam. With the Timberwolves' foul-to-give, instead of a possible four-point play, the Warriors gained nothing from KD's shot other than an extra possession.

Since the Wolves had fouled Durant on the previous play, most expected that they would do the same rather than allow one of the team's dead-eye shooters to get a look at the tie.

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The Pacers had a chance to break another tie at 112 with less than minute to play, but Young came up short on a driving layup. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 18 of his 27 points in the first half for in , which has lost six of its last seven games.

With 5.8 seconds remaining, the Warriors inbounded the ball to Kevin Durant, who has fouled en route to making a three-pointer and tying the game at 130 points apiece.

Andrew Wiggins fired 24 points and grabbed 9 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves, who rallied from 19 points down in the 3rd quarter, 54-73, to tie the game at 86 heading into the 4th. Still, he could've taken the shot, especially with Karl-Anthony Towns far from him to contest the shot.

Golden State still trailed 115-109 with less than two minutes to play before Iguodala scored on a dunk, Curry buried a 3-pointer and Draymond Green hit one of two free throws, the last point drawing the Warriors even with 21.8 seconds remaining.

The clutch shot salvaged a tough night for Towns, who tallied 15 points on a woeful 29% shooting clip (5-of-17).

Tolliver and Bayless hit 3-pointers during Minnesota's early burst in the fourth period, during which the Timberwolves twice went up by nine.

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