|Minnesota Timberwolves' Nikola Pekovic (14), of Montenegro, shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins (5) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game at the Target Center on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)|
Barea, Wolves snap Thunder's 12-game streak
NOTES: Kevin Martin did not play for the Thunder because of a right thigh contusion. ... The Timberwolves waived G/F Josh Howard on Thursday after an MRI revealed a torn ACL in his right knee. ... The Thunder lost for the first time in six tries on the second night of a back to back.