Greg Stiemsma, Wolves
The backup center scored the final six points of the third quarter to give the Wolves a 68-55 lead, then scored four early in the fourth quarter as the team was pulling away.
BY THE NUMBERS
+90 The plus-minus for the Wolves' starting five Wednesday, led by Derrick Williams' plus-24.
9 Assists by Brandon Roy, his most in a Wolves uniform.
9 Blocks by the Wolves, with Andrei Kirilenko, Nikola Pekovic and Stiemsma each getting two.
13 Timberwolves players who got at least 4:44 in playing time. All but two of them scored.
2001 That's the last year the Wolves began a season with a 3-1 record.
19 Consecutive shots missed by the teams in the second quarter.