NOTES: Timberwolves F Shabazz Muhammad started in place of G Jimmy Butler, who averaged 13.3 points in his first three games with Minnesota this season.
Five days earlier in Oklahoma City, the Wolves led almost all game before they needed Wiggins' desperation, buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win, 115-113.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 33 points and 19 rebounds to lead Minnesota. The scores had been tied at 59-59 at halftime, and Minnesota led bya single point (90-89) heading into the final stanza.
"As I mentioned to our players, we have to have a toughness to win", Thibodeau said.
Westbook paced the Thunder with 27 points (10/18 FG), eight rebounds, nine assists and eight turnovers, while George and Anthony added 23 points apiece at an efficient clip.
Paul George and Steven Adams also tallied at least 20 points, with George scoring 23 and Adams 20. "Russ has gotten great encouragement from his teammates and he's at his best when he's playing aggressively", Thunder coach Billy Donovan told reporters after watching Westbrook collect 28 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds on Wednesday.
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Minnesota and Oklahoma City already played one instant classic in the last week and will try for another when the Thunder visit the Timberwolves on Friday.
This time, Anthony's 3-point attempt to tie it at the end of regulation was no good. "Overall, I felt like he surveyed and managed the game and the floor and moved guys around".
The Minnesota Timberwolves will have to make do without Jimmy Butler for a second straight night.
He drove to get himself to the free-throw line for two shots that gave the Wolves a 114-109 lead with 2:41 left.
The win helped Minnesota move past a pair of blowout losses to IN and Detroit.
Westbrook almost missed a triple-double with 27 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, while Anthony and Paul George each scored 23 for the Thunder.
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