ANTONIO GONZALEZ
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April 10, 2013
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Warriors top Wolves 105-89 to clinch playoff spot

OAKLAND, Calif. — Chants of “Playoffs! Playoffs! Playoffs!” rang out from fans. Confetti flew around the lower bowl of the arena. Finally, the public address announcer told the crowd what they had longed to hear: “The Golden State Warriors are heading to the 2013 NBA playoffs!” Believe it. Klay Thompson scored 25 of his 30 points in the first half, Stephen Curry added 24 points and 10 assists and the Warriors clinched their first playoff berth since 2007 by routing the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-89 on Tuesday night. “We celebrated. Rightfully so,” teary-eyed and red-faced Warriors coach Mark Jackson said after …

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