MINNEAPOLIS — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 20 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and 10 assists in his first triple-double, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 117-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
— NBA (@NBA) January 14, 2020
Gilgeous-Alexander came in averaging 23.7 points in his previous 13 games but did much more than score in this one, also matching his career best in assists.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander becomes the youngest player in @NBAHistory to record at least 20 points, 20 rebounds, and 10 assists in a game (previous youngest was Maurice Stokes in 1956). pic.twitter.com/sB7ASyy9mc
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Danilo Gallinari scored 30 points for the Thunder, who have won 12 of their past 15 games and six of seven on the road. He was 11 for 12 from the free throw line.
The Thunder held a 63-60 lead at halftime. They went on an 11-2 run early in the third quarter and then a 10-3 burst midway through the third to push their lead into double figures. Oklahoma City led by as many as 18.
Steven Adams had 13 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for the Thunder.