Kevin Durant posted 26 points, eight rebounds and four blocks to help the Thunder defeat the Timberwolves, 106-84. Nikola Pekovic totalled 17 points and 10 boards for the T’wolves, who fell to 16-and-16. Minnesota continues its four-game road trip tomorrow in New Orleans.
Timberwolves forward Kevin Love will undergo surgery to repair his broken right hand and will be sidelined eight-to-ten weeks. Love re-fractured the hand during the third quarter of last Thursday’s win at Denver. Love, who initially broke the hand during the preseason, is averaging 18.3 points and 14 rebounds in 18 games this year.