Rubio’s Three Stills the Thunder
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Ricky Rubio's 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds remaining lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 99-96 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night.
Rubio finished with 13 points and 12 assists for his eighth double-double of the season, and the Timberwolves snapped a 10-game losing streak against the Thunder.
Gorgui Dieng had 25 points and nine rebounds, while Andrew Wiggins added 20 points, five steals and four assists for Minnesota, which is now 2-13 all-time in Oklahoma City and just 3-17 in its last 20 road games.
Kevin Durant scored 28 points, along with six rebounds, to lead Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook had 26 points and eight assists.
After Karl-Anthony Towns' 10-foot jumper with 16 seconds left put Minnesota up by two, Steven Adams' layup with 10.8 seconds remaining tied it for the Thunder.