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Wolves pull out dramatic victory in Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City Thunder 96

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked up a dramatic victory in Oklahoma City 99-96 Friday night. It was Minnesota's first victory in Oklahoma City since 2008.

1. Rubio ice in his veins

Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio drained a three-pointer with two-tenths of a second left to lock up the victory for Minnesota. Rubio finished the night with 13 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds for Minnesota.

https://twitter.com/NBATV/status/708497002787549184

3. Gorgui goes for season high

Wolves center Gorgui Dieng scored a season high 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Dieng, who had struggled in recent games, finished the night 7-of-12 from the floor and was a perfect 11-of-11 from the free-throw line.

https://twitter.com/fsnorth/status/708464352051892224

He also blocked three shots in the Wolves victory.

3. OKC's Dynamic Duo

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant were up to their old tricks against the Wolves Friday night. Durant led the way with 28 points, making it his 50th straight game with at least 20 points.

https://twitter.com/SPORTalkThunder/status/708490146178400256

Westbrook finished with 26 points and eight assists on the evening.

Tweet of the Night:

No one wants to get in his way!

https://twitter.com/SLAMonline/status/708486700360716288

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