Thunder vs Timberwolves Final: 106-97 - Recap
The Timberwolves were burned for 26 points by Kevin Durant on Wednesday as the Thunder picked up a 106-97 win at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Thunder earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 201.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Reggie Jackson had 20 points for Oklahoma City and Serge Ibaka chipped in with 14 points. Reggie Jackson had 9 assists for the Thunder, while Kendrick Perkins was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Timberwolves got a 19-point performance from Ricky Rubio, who was supported by 18 points from Dante Cunningham. Ricky Rubio had 5 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Dante Cunningham grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 56-54 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 49 boards, while Minnesota only had 39.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at New Orleans.