Golden State Warriors defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 146-105

OAKLAND, CALIF. - This isn't a joke, even if it sounds like one after the Timberwolves' historically abysmal 146-105 loss at Golden State on Monday night ... Two Oracle Arena employees walk into work late Monday afternoon.

One guy says to the other, "If we can't beat Minnesota, there's no hope."


By the time it thankfully was over, the Wolves had tied franchise records for points allowed in a game and biggest margin of defeat.

"It's an embarrassment," ...

The Timberwolves' gameday morning film session and shootaround expanded Wednesday from its usual 75 minutes or so into a two-hour-plus tutorial that included more than an hour of watching Monday's 146-105 loss at Golden State again.

"Oh, man, it was a lot of people with hands on their faces, towels on their heads," Wolves rookie point guard Jonny Flynn said. "But you need to see stuff like that. You need to be embarrassed. You need coach to call you out to really switch...

Timberwolves forward Al Jefferson dressed slowly and silently after Monday's record-tying 146-105 loss at Golden State, the weight of the 41-point defeat seemingly measuring each movement.

Asked if he felt like talking about a loss that tied franchise records for point allowed and largest margin of defeat, he said, "No, but I will."

His words were few.

"It's an embarrassment," he said.

Now in his sixth NBA season, Jefferson has reached the playoffs only once, i...