The defeat had consequences for the state in the western division. Golden State Warriors was only the captain of the rankings, but saw Denver Nuggets medekoploper. The Nuggets won with a 115-105 Oklahoma City Thunder. Both teams now stand at 51 victories against 24 defeats. The Warriors and the Nuggets are already sure of the play-offs, but play for the championship of the division. There are still seven games to go in the regular season.
Kevin Durant led the defeat of the Warriors in the game with Minnesota. He made a duwfout to Towns, who then in a state of 130-130 and with less than a second on the clock two free throws got assigned. The first took advantage of Towns, the second he missed, but when the race was already decided.