Recap - Thunder Defeat Minnesota 115-110
Kevin Durant poured in 43 points for Oklahoma City on Saturday, as they defeated Minnesota 115-110 at Target Center.
The Thunder earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 202.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Oklahoma City got 35 points from Russell Westbrook and another 10 points from Nick Collison. Russell Westbrook contributed 8 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 26-point performance from Michael Beasley, who was supported by 24 points from J.J. Barea. J.J. Barea had 10 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Nikola Pekovic grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 59-58 at the break.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-39.
Oklahoma City heads into a battle against the Clippers. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.