Andrew Wiggins beats buzzer with long triple to lift Timberwolves over Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY — Andrew Wiggins banked in a 3-pointer from a few steps inside halfcourt as time expired to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 115-113 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).

Oklahoma City's Carmelo Anthony hit a 3-pointer with 5.1 seconds left to give the Thunder the lead before the Timberwolves inbounded to Wiggins, who rushed up the court and got free with help from a crushing pick by Karl-Anthony Towns before pulling up for the winner.

Wiggins scored 27 points and Towns had 27 points and 12 rebounds for Minnesota.

Russell Westbrook scored 15 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter for the Thunder, who were coming off a loss at Utah on Saturday night. Anthony scored 23 points, and Paul George had 14 points on 6-for-20 shooting. Steven Adams had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Thunder.

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