Impact player: Shabazz Muhammad, Wolves

The small forward scored 20 points off the bench, including a big, late corner three-pointer after the Rockets had cut the Wolves lead to 12.

By the numbers

49-32: The Wolves' edge in rebounding.

36-26: The Wolves' edge in bench scoring.

20-7: The Wolves' edge in points on the break

32-4: Ricky Rubio’s assists and turnovers in his past two games after getting 17 assists and just one turnover Wednesday.

Kent Youngblood