Sunday night brought a battle of two potential Western Conference contenders as the Minnesota Timberwolves visited the Oklahoma City Thunder. The game came right down to the final shot, and what a shot it was. Star player Andrew Wiggins was the game's hero as he hit the game-winning three. That gave his team the 115-113 victory on the road. Here's the latest Timberwolves vs. Thunder recap including top players, game stats, latest standings update, and what's up next for these teams.

NBA game recap

In today's game, Minnesota opened with a 28-23 lead after the first quarter.

In the second quarter, the Timberwolves again outscored OKC by two to grab a 61-54 lead. In the second half, Minnesota kept it up by outscoring the Thunder 27-21. However, Oklahoma City surged in the fourth quarter. They went on a 38-27 overall pace and got a three from Carmelo Anthony to give OKC the lead with under five seconds left. However, Andrew Wiggins sank a big three with time running out to give his team the 115-112 victory.

Leading the way in the Minnesota Timberwolves' win were Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns. Wiggins scored 27 points including the game-winning three-point shot. He also collected seven rebounds and had four assists. Towns also scored 27 in the win and grabbed 12 rebounds.

Fellow starter Taj Gibson had 11 points on 5-for-7 shooting and got 10 rebounds as well. All-Star Jimmy Butler also got into the act as he shot 7-for-17 and ended up with 15 points.

For the Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook led all players with 31 points on 12-for-24 shooting. He also had 10 assists to his teammates and five rebounds.

Carmelo Anthony had 23 points and thought he'd won the game towards the end with his three to put OKC up by a point. Paul George scored 14 points while getting eight assists and six rebounds, while Steven Adams had 17 points and 13 boards.

For the game, Minnesota was 50 percent from the floor and 40 percent from downtown. The Oklahoma City Thunder shot 47.9 percent overall and 35.5 percent from three-point range.

In terms of rebounding, Minnesota owned the boards 45-36. The Timberwolves ended up with 18 turnovers compared to just 11 for the home team, but they also had the game-winning shot at the end.

Standings and what's next

With the big victory today, the Minnesota Timberwolves improved their record to 2-1 overall and 1-1 on the road. Minnesota will challenge the Detroit Pistons on the road on Wednesday with game time set for 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

Sunday's defeat puts the Oklahoma City Thunder at 1-2 for their season and 1-1 at home. Next up for the Thunder is another home contest, this time against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. Eastern Time.