Thunder Down Minnesota 118-117 - Match Report
Kevin Durant went off for 47 points and added 18 rebounds leading Oklahoma City to a 118-117 win over Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Center.
Oklahoma City won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 220.5.
Oklahoma City got 19 points from Jeff Green and another 16 points from Russell Westbrook. Russell Westbrook contributed 8 assists, while Kevin Durant cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 31-point performance from Kevin Love, who was supported by 30 points from Michael Beasley. Luke Ridnour had 8 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Kevin Love grabbed 21 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 56-54 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 53 boards, while Oklahoma City only had 43.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wizards. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at Utah.