Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 12/20/12
MINNEAPOLIS It didn't end predictably, to a San Antonio team that could have eviscerated it or an Atlanta squad that could have tricked it into submission. It didn't end to a Brooklyn group that could have trampled it before it ballooned or to a bunch from Houston led by a beard with an axe to grind.It didn't end in any way anyone would have drawn up, and so of course it ended like it did, with a hobbled team and a diminutive point guard, with a beard rivaling James Harden's and the man attached finally hitting his stride.When the buzzer sounded on the Timberwolves' 99-93 win over the Thunder on Thursday, Oklahoma City's 12-game winning streak went in the books. Done. It was the longest such streak since the Thunder became the Thunder, and when it died, so too did the team's stretch of the same length of wins over Minnesota. Done and done, to be precise, and to blink and wonder if that really happened would not have been an outlandish response.Welcome to Minnesota, where any attemp...
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