Warriors' hopes of a record-breaking season take a blow after Minnesota loss

It was the second game out of three that the Warriors lost at home

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You wait well over a year for the Golden State Warriors to lose a regular season game at home, and then two pop along in less than a week.

The reigning NBA Champions lost in overtime to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night 124-117. The team now have a record of 69-9 for the season.

If the Warriors are to be the Chicago Bulls record of 72-10 from the early 1990s, they need to win their last four games. Those four games are home and away encounters against the Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs.

The Spurs will provide the tougher tests for the Warriors and have already beating Steph Curry's team this season in one of the two games between the teams. San Antonio currently have the second best record in the NBA this season.

After the loss to Minnesota, Draymond Green revealed that the team are already prepared for the play-offs after booking their place in the post-season before the end of February. "It's human nature to where, all right, kind of ready for the regular season to end.

"Talking 82 games, we get bored with that after awhile. And that's no excuse, just, I'm always give it to you all real, and that's about as real as I can be. It's kind of at a point now where you're ready for the regular season to be over."

Three wins from the final four games will be enough to match the Chicago Bulls record from 1995-96.