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Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles while defended by Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Derrick Williams (7) in the second quarter at Target Center. Greg Smith-USA TODAY Sports

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Timberwolves 100  Thunder 81

MINNEAPOLIS -- In Wednesday's opener, the Minnesota Timberwolves built a 17-point lead but still needed overtime to win. That wasn't a problem on Friday night.


Playing team defense and getting scoring up and down the lineup, the Timberwolves beat up Oklahoma City 100-81 at Target Center, starting their season 2-0 for just the fourth time in franchise history.

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