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Thunder score 83 in half, then rally to edge Wolves 120-118

Naz Reid scored a career-high 29 points for the Timberwolves, but missed a layup that would have tied the game with 2 seconds to play.
Credit: AP
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo shoots in front of Minnesota Timberwolves center Naz Reid (11) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday Feb. 6, 2021, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Darius Bazley made the tiebreaking layup with 1:16 to play after Oklahoma City had blown a 23-point lead, and the Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 120-118. 

The Thunder scored a team-record 83 points in the first half, but then had only 13 in the third quarter and Minnesota came all the way back to take the lead in the final period before Oklahoma City recovered. 

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points for the Thunder and Mike Muscala added 22. 

Naz Reid scored a career-high 29 points for the Timberwolves, but missed a layup that would have tied the game with 2 seconds to play.