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Richard Rowe-US PRESSWIRE

Thunder (43-16) at Timberwolves (25-35), 8:00 P.M. EST tip

Thunder (1-game winning streak)
107.4 Offensive Efficiency (1st)
99.5 Defensive Efficiency (9th)
95.6 Pace (6th)
57.0 True Shooting % (1st)
51.5 Rebound Rate (4th)

Timberwolves (8-game losing streak)
102.0 Offensive Efficiency (15th)
103.4 Defensive Efficiency (21st)
95.8 Pace (5th)
52.6 True Shooting % (16th)
50.5 Rebound Rate (14th)

The last time these teams played it made for one of the best games of the season with Oklahoma City beating Minnesota 149-140 in double overtime.

Russell Westbrook scored a career-high 45 points in that game and Kevin Durant had 40 points and 17 rebounds.

Kevin Love also scored a career-high in the game with 51 points to go along with 14 rebounds. Love will be out tonight suffering a concussion against Denver a few nights ago.

The Timberwolves have been in a downward spiral of late losing their last eight and are 4-15 after Ricky Rubio suffered his season-ending injury a few weeks ago.

The Thunder are on a back-to-back having beaten the Kings last night at home without James Harden. Harden is still a game-time decision tonight but the Thunder may not need him considering all of the injuries Minnesota is dealing with.

The Thunder are one game ahead of the Spurs for the best record in the West with the same amount of losses and two more wins.

Home court will be big in the playoffs and a win tonight against a wounded Timberwolves squad is crucial considering the Thunder are kicking off a five-game road trip tonight.

We saw Durant and Westbrook find a better rhythm last night and if that carries into tonight the Thunder should find themselves with a win in Minnesota.

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Tags: James Harden Kevin Durant Kevin Love Minnesota Timberwolves Ricky Rubio Russell Westbrook

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