The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated Oklahoma City Thunder with the score 119-116 on Friday, October 27, at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Karl Anthony-Towns had one of the best games in his career. He contributed 33 points, 19 rebounds, and four blocks in 36 minutes with just only one turnover. He shot 50 percent from the field, 25 percent from beyond the arc, and 88.9 percent from the Free Throw Line. The Wolves have now defeated the Thunder twice this season.

Steven Adams steps up

Despite the loss, Steven Adams had himself a really great game.

He contributed 20 points, eight rebounds, one assist, and one block in 32 minutes. He shot an amazing 80 percent from the field and 100 percent from the free throw line. Adams had a really solid night but it still was not enough to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Oklahoma City Thunder will have a chance to bounce back today, as they will face the struggling Chicago Bulls team.

Four Thunder players score 20+ points

The Oklahoma City Thunder had a really solid game against the Timberwolves despite them losing. Four Oklahoma players scored 20+ points against Minnesota. Paul George was able to contribute 23 points, five rebounds, four assists, and two steals. Carmelo Anthony also scored 23 points, two rebounds, two assists, one steal, and one block.

Russel Westbrook almost had a triple-double with 27 points, eight rebounds, nine assists, and two steals. While Steven Adams had 20 points and eight rebounds.

Oklahoma City Thunder also had a great shooting night, shooting 50 percent from the field and 88 percent from the free throw line. Oklahoma had a chance to send the game to overtime but Carmelo Anthony missed the last second three-point attempt to tie the game.

Butler scores 25 points

Jimmy Butler had his best game so far as part of the Minnesota Timberwolves roster. This was the first time he scored 20+ points this season. He contributed 25 points, five rebounds, and seven assists in 38 minutes. He shot 70 percent from the field and 84.6 percent from the free throw line. Butler missed the last two games due to an upper respiratory illness but he came back with a bang.

Late in the fourth quarter, Butler scored six consecutive points for Minnesota to give them a 118-112 advantage, a lead that they would no longer relinquish. Oklahoma played a solid game bit Minnesota played an even better game. They will now focus on their game this Sunday as they will face Miami Heat.