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Thunder hit buzzer-beater to force OT, then top Timberwolves

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroeder, left, drives around Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie during the second half. Photo: AP/Sue Ogrocki
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroeder, left, drives around Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie during the second half.

Updated: December 06, 2019 10:21 PM

Chris Paul scored a season-high 30 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder pull off an improbable 139-127 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Oklahoma City forced overtime when Steven Adams threw a length-of-the-court pass that Dennis Schroder caught and laid in at the buzzer.

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Oklahoma City outscored the Timberwolves 17-5 in the extra period. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 29 points, Schroder had 25, Adams added 22 points and 11 rebounds and Danilo Gallinari had 21 points for the Thunder.

Jeff Teague scored a season-high 32 points and Towns added 30 for the Timberwolves.

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