Pekovic Leads T'wolves Past OKC Thunder

By KBJR News 1

Pekovic Leads T'wolves Past OKC Thunder

March 29, 2013 Updated Mar 29, 2013 at 9:46 PM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Nikolai Pekovic finished with a team-high 22 points and 15 points on Friday night as the Minnesota Timberwolves earned a 101-93 win over the defending Western Conference champion Oklahoma City Thunder.

Four other Timberwolves scored in double digits, with Ricky Rubio adding 17 points and Chase Budinger 13 off the bench.

Kevin Durant scored a game-high 36 points for Oklahoma City, but Russell Westbrook finished with only 18 while shooting 7-of-17 from the field.

Minnesota improves to (26-45) this 2012-13 season with the victory.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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