However, there's another point guard in OKC who looks like a budding star, and has played a big role in their success as well: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.
The Oklahoma City guard made National Basketball Association history in a win vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night.
Former Wildcat Shai Gilgeous-Alexander became the youngest player in the National Basketball Association to record a triple-double with 20 points and 20 rebounds Monday night.
Gilgeous-Alexander became the fifth player in Oklahoma City history and the first this season to record a triple-double.More news: Canadian Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson, father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson dies
Oklahoma City Thunder's Mike Muscala, left, sets a pick for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, right, of Canada as he drives past Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie of Nigeria in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Minneapolis.
SGA joins Russell Westbrook as the only guard with a 20-point, 20-rebound triple-double over the last 30 seasons.
The Wolves, on the other hand, went 2-12 in the month of December, struggling to find their way without Karl-Anthony Towns who has been sidelined with a knee injury.
"I thought the third quarter for us was important", Donovan said.More news: Visa acquires fintech player Plaid for $5.3 billion
The Thunder have won 12 of their last 15 games overall and six of their last seven road games.
Oklahoma City led by three at halftime but widened the margin in the third with the help of Minnesota's poor shooting. "I thought it was critical". Minnesota scored just 19 points in the third. Rookie Jarrett Culver scored 14 points.
The Thunder shot an even 50 percent from the field, and made 23 of 26 from the free throw line. "I was happy with some of the guys".
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