Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/9/13

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 27: NBA player, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder watches a game between the TCU Horned Frogs and the Oklahoma Sooners at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2008 in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Horned Frogs 35-10. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant scored 26 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a convincing 106-84 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The three-time scoring champion shot 10-for-17 from the field to go along with eight rebounds, three assists, three steals and four blocked shots. The win moved the Thunder (27-8) to 18-3 at home this season. Missing two starters, Minnesota got 18 points from Alexey Shved while Nikola Pekovic added 17 points and 10 rebounds. The Timberwolves (16-16) kept the game tight for a half, but the Thunder seemingly learned a lesson from its loss to Washington Monday and pulled away in the third and fourth quarters. Oklahoma City forced 18 turnovers and held the Timberwolves to 43 percent shooting from the field. Russell Westbrook collected 23 points, seven assists and eight rebounds for the Thunder. Kevin Martin came off the bench to chip in with 19 points, including going 4-for-7 from behind the arc....
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