Love went 13-of-23 from the field, hitting a trio of 3-pointers, while Luke Ridnour added 11 points and 10 assists as the T-Wolves broke a three-game losing streak.
Anthony Tolliver added 10 points for Minnesota, which improved to 2-4 since losing starting point guard Ricky Rubio to a season-ending knee injury.
David Lee led the Warriors with 25 points and nine rebounds.
Richard Jefferson, acquired from San Antonio in a trade Thursday, scored 19 for Golden State, which retired Hall of Famer Chris Mullin's No. 17 jersey at halftime.