Thunder Start Fast, Roll Past Wolves for 5th Straight Win
The Oklahoma City Thunder scored a season high 39 first quarter points and built a big lead at Minnesota on their way to a 111-94 win over the Timberwolves in Minneapolis on Friday night.
The Thunder led by 18 after the first quarter and other than a run by the Timberwolves early in the fourth quarter, were in control all the way in their fifth straight win.
Russell Westbrook led all scorers with 34 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists.
Four other Thunder players were in double figure scoring.
Steven Adams had a nice game with 16 points and 11 rebounds, while Kevin Durant added 16 points as well.
Anthony Morrow came off the bench to score 14 and Serge Ibaka chipped in 13.
The Thunder shot 51 percent from the field, and outrebounded the Timberwolves by 16.
OKC improves to 10-13 on the season, while Minnesota dropped to 5-17.
The Thunder return home Sunday night to host Phoenix at 6:00 at Chesapeake Arena.