Published: Mon, October 09, 2017
Sports | By Ivan Ross

Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract

Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract

After beating Golden State 111-97 in the first of two preseason meetings in China, Minnesota had no answer for the defending champs Sunday, falling 142-110.

Golden State will take on the Timberwolves in Shanghai Sunday before returning to Oracle Arena for its final preseason game October 13 against the Kings. While that may sound like a score achieved against an global squad unfamiliar with National Basketball Association players, it was actually against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

For diehard Warriors fans staying up really late or getting up really early, we'll have live updates from the Warriors vs. Timberwolves preseason game in Shanghai, China beginning at 4 a.m. PT.

Could Hurricane Nate raise gas prices?
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu warned the city's residents on Saturday that the storm could cause severe flooding in some areas. It had weakened slightly and had maximum sustained winds of 85mph (137kph), according to the National Hurricane Centre.

Curry is coming off another highly productive campaign where he averaged 25.3 points on 46.8 percent shooting from the field and 41.1 percent from beyond the arc along with 6.6 assists, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.8 steals in 79 games played.

Curry and Klay Thompson helped the Warriors pull away in the 3rd quarter with a barrage of 3-pointers.

Trump's tirade against National Football League protesters provoked an unprecedented show of defiance two weeks ago when a large number of mostly black players dropped to one knee during the anthem, while other players stood with arms interlocked.

Philadelphia Eagles improve to 4-1 after dominating Arizona Cardinals
According to NFL.com, Wentz became the first Eagles quarterback with three or more TD passes in the first quarter. After forcing the Cardinals to punt, Kenjon Barner sparked the Eagles with a dazzling 76-yard return.

Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler each scored a team-high 26 points for the T'wolves while Kevin Durant led all scorer with 20 points.

The Timberwolves' exhibition season ended with a thud. The final preseason game for the Warriors is against the Sacramento Kings after they return home to the Bay Area.

The Minnesota Timberwolves suffer their first loss of the National Basketball Association preseason, dropping them to 2-1.

Two Saudi guards killed in attack on royal palace in Jeddah
On Saturday, the gunman shot dead two Saudi guards and wounded three others at the gate of the palace in Jeddah. An investigation was underway to determine his motive for the attack, according to the Saudi interior ministry.

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