Wolves Fall to OKC in OT
The Minnesota Timberwolves tallied their third straight loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.
The two teams kept it close through the first quarter with OKC taking a slim 30-27 lead. In the second quarter, Minnesota outscored Oklahoma City 31-23 to take a 58-53 lead entering the half.
The Wolves kept the momentum going in the third. Despite being outscored 41-39, Minnesota maintained a 97-94 lead.
The Thunder rallied in the fourth quarter. In the final seconds of the game, up 121-119, the Timberwolves were issued a technical foul for delay of game. After two free throw makes and a buzzer-beater make by OKC, the game ended in a 122-122 tie.
In the extra quarter it was Oklahoma's game. They outscored the Wolves 17-5 to win it 139-127.
Jeff Teague led Minnesota with 32 points, nine assists, and five rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns added 30 points, seven rebounds, and two assists.
The Timberwolves fall to 10-11. They will travel to Los Angeles on Sunday night to take on the Western Conference-leading Lakers. Pre-game starts at 8:00 p.m. on AM 1240 and 95.3 FM WJON.