Thunder Finish East Coast Road Swing 3-1, Top Timberwolves
The Oklahoma City Thunder closed out an east coast road swing by beating the Timberwolves 126-123 in Minnesota on Wednesday, January 27.
The Thunder went 3-1 on the road trip, but averaged giving up over 116 points over the four games.
Kevin Durant hit two clutch shots in the final minutes of the fourth quarter to help seal up the OKC win.
Durant finished with 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists.
KD’s scored 20, or more, points in his 33rd straight game, the longest current streak in the NBA.
Russell Westbrook nearly pulled off another triple-double in the win, scoring 24 points, passing out 15 assists and pulled down eight rebounds.
Enes Kanter provided a spark off the bench with 23 points and 10 rebounds.
Dion Waiters scored 16 points in a starting role, as he took the place of the injured Andre Roberson.
Thunder rookie Cameron Payne left the game in the second quarter with concussion-like symptoms and played just five minutes.
The Thunder begin a three game home stand on Friday, January 29, when they host the Houston Rockets.