Chilly temps to stick around with slight rain chance for the weekend

Thunder Drop Another One to Minnesota

For just the second time in franchise history the Oklahoma City Thunder had four players score at least 20 points in a game, but it still wasn’t enough, as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat OKC for the second time in six days, downing the Thunder 119-116 on Friday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Carmelo Anthony missed a 3-pointer that could have tied the game in the final seconds.

Minnesota went on a 17-7 run late that turned a four-point deficit into a six-point lead and clinched the win.

Anthony was one of the four Thunder players who scored at least 20 points.

He had 23 points, but was not a big factor in the second half.

Russell Westbrook nearly had a triple double, with 27 points, 8 rebounds, and 9 assists.

Paul George and Steven Adams also tallied at least 20 points, with George scoring 23 and Adams 20.

Minnesota was led by Karl-Anthony Towns, who led all scorers with 33 points and all rebounders with 19, and also hit a big 3-pointer that tied the game 107-107.

Jimmy Butler had 25 points, including a tough layup that put Minnesota up six at 118-112 and essentially clinched the game.

The Timberwolves outrebounded the Thunder 44-35 and shot 10 more free throws.

OKC drops to 2-3 on the season, with two of those losses to Minnesota.

The Thunder continues their three-game road trip at Chicago on Saturday at 7:00 pm.