Impact player

Gorgui Dieng, Wolves

The rookie backup center delivered career highs across the board in a 37-minute, 12-point, 11-rebound, five-blocked-shot night in his first NBA start.

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26 Points for former Timberwolves forward Derrick Williams in his second game back at Target Center after being traded away in November. Sixteen came in the first half.

14-for-14 Kevin Martin at the free-throw line, including six made consecutively in the final 16 minutes. He led everybody in scoring with 31 points.