Originally written March 23, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Russell Westbrook scored nine of his career-high 45 points in the second overtime as host Oklahoma City withstood Kevin Love's 51 points to beat Minnesota 149-140 for the 11th consecutive time Friday.Kevin Durant added 40 points and a season-high 17 rebounds as the Thunder won back-to-back games for the first time since March 7.Love set a franchise record and a career high with the 51 points and added 14 rebounds.Timberwolves point guard J.J. Barea also turned in a spectacular effort, recording a triple-double with 25 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds.The Thunder erased a five-point deficit in the final 46 seconds of the first overtime, getting a tying 3-pointer from Durant with 10.1 seconds left.Durant seemingly had won the game in regulation when he buried a 3-pointer with 3.9 seconds left in regulation, only to see Love drilled a tying shot from behind the arc with one second left to force overtime.James Harden added 25 points for the Thunder. Anthony...
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