Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks doesn't expect Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to both have their shots falling every night.
Perhaps those expectations should be different when they're facing the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The league-best Thunder will try to extend their winning streak to 13 on Thursday night in Minneapolis, where they'll also go for a 13th consecutive victory over the Timberwolves.
The NBA's only teammates averaging at least 20 points, Durant (27.7) and Westbrook (21.1) combined for 68 in Wednesday's 100-92 victory at Atlanta. Westbrook scored 21 of his 27 in the opening 24 minutes, while Durant took over in the second half with 28 of his season-best 41.
Their performances helped Oklahoma City (21-4) move within two of matching thefranchise record for consecutive wins set by the Seattle SuperSonics in 1996.
"There's going to be nights where one has the hot hand and there's going to be other nights the other does,"...