Jimmy Butler, Wolves
He scored nine points in the first quarter, 16 by halftime and didn’t play at all in the fourth quarter on a 26-point night when he went 8-for-11 from the field and 10-for-11 from the free-throw line.
By the NUMBERS
17-0 Wolves’ run that opened the game while the Pacers missed their first 12 shots.
6 Karl-Anthony Towns’ blocked shots, tying a career high reached twice in his rookie season.
13 Pacers’ first-quarter points, their lowest scoring quarter of the season.
8 Wolves turnovers, the fewest by a Pacers opponent this season.