Timberwolves vs Thunder Final: 101-93 - Recap
Oklahoma City was victimized for 22 points and 15 rebounds by Nikola Pekovic as the Timberwolves defeated the Thunder 101-93 in NBA action on Friday.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 205.5.
Minnesota got 17 points from Ricky Rubio and another 13 points from Chase Budinger. Ricky Rubio contributed 7 assists, while Nikola Pekovic cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Oklahoma City got 36 points from Kevin Durant in a losing cause and another 18 points from Russell Westbrook. Russell Westbrook contributed 9 assists for the Thunder, while Serge Ibaka had 11 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 53-48.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-41.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Thunder will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.