NBA: Warriors win, Cavaliers clinch Central Division title, Spurs fall to Hornets

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (left) driving against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Greg Smith at the Target Center on March 21, 2016.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (left) driving against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Greg Smith at the Target Center on March 21, 2016.PHOTO: REUTERS/USA TODAY SPORTS

(REUTERS) - Although it was a close one, the Golden State Warriors still have no concept of a losing streak this season.

Draymond Green scored 24 points as Golden State rallied from three points down in the final six minutes, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-104 on Monday and avoiding their first back-to-back losses of the season.

Meanwhile, LeBron James had 33 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched the Central Division title with a 124-91 victory on Monday night against the Denver Nuggets.

Cleveland (50-20) sealed the fifth division title in team history and also secured its ninth 50-win season.

James registered his second triple-double of the season and the 41st of his career.

Elsewhere, Jeremy Lin scored 29 points, including the go-ahead basket in the final minute, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied from a 23-point deficit to beat the San Antonio Spurs 91-88 on Monday night.

Lin's fallaway jumper with 48.4 seconds remaining gave the Hornets the lead for good at 89-88, then he hit two free throws with 18.3sec left to push the lead to three. The Hornets held on as Patty Mills and Danny Green each missed three-pointers for the Spurs in the closing seconds.