Timberwolves Make Alley-Oop Buzzer-Beater On Wrong Basket

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — The Minnesota Timberwolves were hoping that this season would be when their young core would finally come together and establish themselves as contenders in the Western Conference. Instead, while they’ve been competitive, they’ve struggled to win close games, taking just one game all season that was decided by four points or fewer.

Part of that has been due to struggles to score down the stretch in the fourth quarter. Another pat of that might be scoring baskets for the wrong team. Last night against the Thunder, as the third quarter wound down, Oklahoma City’s Derek Fisher fired up a contested three-pointer from the corner. Rookie Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng went up for the rebound, but somehow ended up accidentally tapping the ball in to the wrong basket, just before the halftime buzzer. I think there’s not much to say here other than #shaqtin.

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  1. joanneemery says:

    shaqtin a fool

  2. Bruce Crane says:


  3. kellogs says:

    omg “wind power play of the game”?? A bit of an insult to the thunder………

    Glad that all the wolves got some run in that game, even AJ Price and Shabazz. Pretty good close game too despite missing three starters.

  4. Janpi says:


  5. rvo says:


    LOL i was routing for the thunder anyway 🙂