Preview: The Timberwolves started the post All-Star break with a home victory over Philadelphia, while the Thunder lost in Houston. Oklahoma City has lost three straight regular-season games for the first time since April 2012.
Players to watch: Wolves C Nikola Pekovic had 27 points and tied a career high with 18 rebounds vs. Philadelphia. F Derrick Williams has shot 18-for-38 overall his past three games, including 5-for-11 on three-pointers. Thunder F Kevin Durant is coming off perhaps his least effective game of the season. He scored 16 points against Houston on Wednesday, his second-lowest total of the season, and shot a season-low 30.8 percent from the field. Durant has averaged 27.5 points and 7.1 rebounds in 21 career games vs. Minnesota. G/F Thabo Sefolosha scored a career-high 28 points vs. Houston. Russell Westbrook also had 28 vs. the Rockets.
Numbers: Wednesday marked the second time in franchise history the Wolves got just one field goal in a quarter. The Wolves are 2-0 in those games. The Wolves' victory in Cleveland Feb. 11 broke an eight-game road losing streak. The Thunder is 23-4 at home this season. The Wolves' last victory in Oklahoma City came on Nov. 28, 2008.
Injuries: Wolves F Kevin Love (hand surgery), F Chase Budinger (knee surgery), G Malcolm Lee (hip and knee surgery) and G Brandon Roy (right knee) are out. Oklahoma C Kendrick Perkins (left knee strain) is listed as day-to-day.
|New England||2/1/15 5:30 PM|
|Minnesota||77||4th Qtr 9:50|
|Houston||62||3rd Qtr 8:46|
|Portland||53||3rd Qtr 8:33|
|Sacramento||44||3rd Qtr 12:00|
|Toronto||70||3rd Qtr 9:56|
|Dallas||18||2nd Qtr 6:27|
|LA Clippers||42||2nd Qtr 4:13|
|Golden State||8:00 PM|
|St. Louis||2||3rd Prd 19:31|
|Quinnipiac||50||2nd Half 0:45|
|Siena||77||2nd Half 2:05|
|Marist||61||2nd Half 0:28|
|Dartmouth||51||2nd Half 1:11|
|Oregon State||9:00 PM|
|Kent State||9:00 PM|
|Coll of Charleston||47||FINAL|
|Elon||54||2nd Half 2:05|
|(9) Florida State||81||2nd Half 0:44|
|Loyola-Chicago||53||2nd Half 1:11|
|Georgetown||20||1st Half 0:12|
|Villanova||34||1st Half 2:10|
|Wichita State||29||2nd Half|
|Bradley||34||1st Half 0:31|
|Missouri State||42||2nd Half|
|(11) Arizona State||8:00 PM|