Kevin Durant thinks the Oklahoma City Thunder didn't take their last opponent seriously enough, resulting in a loss to the worst team in the NBA.
Their latest meeting with the Minnesota Timberwolves also ended in defeat.
Durant and the Thunder hope a brief stop home can help them regain their momentum and re-establish their dominance of the shorthanded Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Oklahoma City (26-8) seemed to be in ideal position to win a third straight Monday, facing lowly Washington. However, the Thunder missed 16 straight shots at one point and were left with a stunning 101-99 loss after Bradley Beal hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds remaining.
"We let them stick around, because we're not taking them serious enough," said Durant, who had 29 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals. "We can't do that, man. We can't do that."
Durant and the Thunder aren't likely to overlook the Timberwolves (16-15) after a 99-93 loss at Minnesota on Dec. 20 ended their 12-game ...