Paul George, Steven Adams carry Thunder over Timberwolves to halt three-game slide
Oklahoma City's Steven Adams rises for a shot over Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns. AP

OKLAHOMA CITY — Paul George had 35 points and nine assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-107 on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) to snap a three-game losing streak.

Steven Adams had a career-high 27 points on 11-for-11 shooting from the field and Russell Westbrook added 15 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds for Oklahoma City.

The Thunder shot 51.9 percent from the field and outrebounded the Timberwolves 42-26. It was Oklahoma City's first victory of the season by fewer than nine points.

Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points each and Jimmy Butler added 22 for the Timberwolves. They shot 51.3 percent in the loss.

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