Kevin Durant scored 30 points, Jeff Green added 17 and Oklahoma City beat the lethargic Minnesota Timberwolves 97-90 on Sunday.
Durant has scored more than 20 points in 16 of his last 17 games for the Thunder, who improved to 7-5 in their last 12 games. His lone exception during that span came Feb. 27 at Dallas, when he logged only eight minutes after spraining his right ankle.
Craig Smith scored 19 points and Bobby Brown fueled a late Wolves run with 12 points in the fourth quarter. Rodney Carney had 12 of his 15 points in the fourth and Kevin Love finished with 10 for Minnesota, which trailed by as many as 32.
Oklahoma City and Minnesota now have identical records at 20-50 and split their season series. The teams looked anything but equal in their last matchup of the season.
The Thunder closed the first quarter with a 15-6 surge and outscored the Wolves 31-23 in the second. It would've been worse for Minnesota if it hadn't been for Smith, who scored 13 points in the second. Only three other Wolves players scored during the quarter.
It was a much different game than the last time the teams met, when Minnesota recorded a 42-point win _ the second-largest margin of victory in franchise history. Randy Foye had 32 points in that game; he finished with seven on six shots Sunday.
Notes:@ Thunder coach Scott Brooks said Russell Westbrook is "as good as any rookie in this league right now." ... Minnesota honored former Timberwolves player and ex-Toronto coach Sam Mitchell between the first and second quarters.
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