Oklahoma City Thunder defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 94-92

Timberwolves starting forward Kevin Love showed up for the team's morning shootaround but was sent home for Wednesday's game against Oklahoma City after he once again was deemed too ill to play.

The Wolves played their second consecutive game without Love, who participated in some of the morning shootaround.

"I thought he looked pretty good," teammate Al Jefferson said. "But he said he didn't feel too good."

Wolves coach Kurt Rambis didn't think Love looked all th...

In the season's 43rd game, the Timberwolves on Wednesday night entered a parallel universe in their tense 94-92 loss.

In that world, Oklahoma City superstar-in-waiting Kevin Durant and Wolves guard Corey Brewer are equals.

Well, almost.

Until Wednesday, about the only things the two seemingly had in common were their skinny 6-9 bodies and lottery positions in the 2007 draft.

Then, for one night, the two players entered into an inexplicable duel at both ends of ...