NBA Wrap: Thompson guides Warriors to victory over Timberwolves

A 30-point night by Klay Thompson saw the Golden State Warriors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 on Sunday.

Thompson was well supported by Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry as they dropped 22 points apiece.

Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns and Zach LaVine scored 25 points apiece for the Timberwolves.

The Philadelphia 76ers secured their sixth win of the season following a 97-79 win over the Detroit Pistons.

Robert Covington led the Sixers in scoring with 16 points, while Ersan Ilyasova added 15 points and eight rebounds.

Marcus Morris had 28 points for the Pistons.

Russell Westbrook’s triple-double streak came to an end at seven successive games, but the Oklahoma City Thunder still triumphed 99-96 in their clash with the Boston Celtics.

Westbrook scored 37 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in his side’s win. He also dished out six assists and recorded two steals.

Al Horford was the Celtics’ top-scorer with 19 points.

It was a close affair between the New Orleans Pelicans and Phoenix Suns, but it was the former that emerged victorious 120-119.

Tim Frazier registered a triple-double in the Pelicans’ win, finishing with 14 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, while Jrue Holiday chipped in with 23 points.

Eric Bledsoe scored 32 points for the Suns.

In the final game of the night, the New York Knicks took down the Los Angeles Lakers 118-112.

Kristaps Porzingis guided the Knicks to victory with his double-double, which consisted of 26 points and 12 rebounds, while Derrick Rose added 25 points.

Lou Williams scored a team-high 24 points for the Lakers.

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