Impact player

Ricky Rubio, Utah

The Timberwolf who once couldn’t shoot straight came back and beat his former team with 9-for-14 shooting and 23 points. He made the first four three-pointers he shot and finished 5-for-6 from there. He has made at least five threes only two other times in his career.

VideoVideo (03:18): From the Utah's locker room, former Wolves guard Ricky Rubio discusses his five three-pointers and 23 points as well as his team's victory in such a big game.

By the numbers

60.5 Jazz shooting percentage, 46-for-76. They attempted 14 fewer shots from the field than the Wolves and still made eight more.

50-26 Jazz’s bench outscored the Wolves’ bench.

12 Wolves reserve point guard Aaron Brooks’ season-high points in 16 minutes behind starter Tyus Jones, who took injured Jeff Teague’s place.

3:44 Wolves rookie Justin Patton first NBA minutes with the Jazz leading by 27 points at game’s end.