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By Jon Krawczynski / AP Sports Writer, Published December 20 2012

Barea, Wolves snap Thunder's 12-game streak

MINNEAPOLIS – J.J. Barea scored 14 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Timberwolves ended Oklahoma City's 12-game winning streak with a 99-93 victory over the Thunder on Thursday night.

Kevin Love had 28 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists and Nikola Pekovic had 24 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota. But it was Barea who was the key, scoring 12 straight at one point for the Wolves to hold off the team with the best record in the league.

Kevin Durant had 33 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists for the Thunder, who had not lost a game since Nov. 23 at Boston.

Oklahoma City 18 26 25 24 – 93

Minnesota 30 23 23 23 – 99

OKLAHOMA CITY (93): Durant 12-21 8-8 33, Ibaka 6-13 1-2 14, Perkins 0-2 0-0 0, Westbrook 9-28 11-13 30, Sefolosha 3-9 2-3 9, Collison 0-1 0-0 0, Jackson 2-6 0-0 4, Thabeet 0-0 0-0 0, Maynor 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 33-82 22-26 93.

MINNESOTA (99): Kirilenko 3-10 3-4 9, Love 9-20 6-8 28, Pekovic 10-18 4-4 24, Ridnour 1-4 2-2 4, Shved 5-10 0-0 12, Rubio 0-3 0-0 0, Cunningham 0-3 0-0 0, Barea 7-13 1-3 18, Williams 1-2 0-2 2, Stiemsma 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 37-84 16-23 99.

3-Point Goals: Oklahoma City 5-20 (Ibaka 1-1, Maynor 1-2, Durant 1-4, Sefolosha 1-5, Westbrook 1-6, Jackson 0-2), Minnesota 9-20 (Love 4-9, Barea 3-4, Shved 2-4, Kirilenko 0-1, Rubio 0-1, Ridnour 0-1). Fouled Out: Kirilenko. Rebounds: Oklahoma City 51 (Westbrook 11), Minnesota 56 (Love 11). Assists: Oklahoma City 17 (Westbrook 9), Minnesota 27 (Shved 12). Total Fouls: Oklahoma City 24, Minnesota 19. Technicals: Durant. A: 17,114 (19,356).