Thunder's Baker's Dozen Yanked Out of Oven

Marlin Levison/Minneapolis Star-Tribune

The same old pint-sized pest plagued the Thunder once again.

J.J. Barea, a chronic thorn in the Thunder's collective side since the Western Conference Finals two years ago, virtually snapped Oklahoma City's 12-game winning streak by himself Thursday when he grew red hot in the final 10 minutes to lead Minnesota to a 99-93 win inside the Target Center.

Barea scored 14 of his 18 points off the bench in the fourth quarter, including 12 straight to shock the Thunder and sink OKC to 21-5.

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