Michael Cuddyer’s scruffy beard keeps sprouting more and more gray. It’s becoming quite scratchy, too. The Colorado Rockies outfielder wants so badly to take a razor to the whiskers, but that will just have to wait.
Russell Westbrook scored 45 points, Kevin Durant added 40 points and a season-high 17 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a career-high 51 points from Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love to beat the Timberwolves 149-140 in double overtime Friday night.
The downtrodden Timberwolves faithful rose to their feet and roared like they rarely have done all season, saluting Kevin Love for being one of the few reasons to keep coming to Target Center during another long, miserable basketball winter in Minnesota.