Thunder Dominate Timberwolves
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook got his 23rd career triple-double, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 113-93 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Westbrook finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his fourth triple-double of the season. He bounced back from being ejected Wednesday against Dallas following skirmishes with J.J. Barea. He sat out the fourth quarter Friday because the Thunder were in control.
Kevin Durant had 21 points, Dion Waiters scored 20 and Cameron Payne added 14 for the Thunder, who won their third straight.
Andrew Wiggins had 25 points, Shabazz Muhammad scored 15 and Zach LaVine added 13 for the Timberwolves, who lost their ninth straight. Karl-Anthony Towns, the league's No. 2 rookie scorer with 15.7 points per game, had nine points and 12 rebounds.