Impact player

Taj Gibson, Wolves

Starting in place of injured Karl-Anthony Towns, Gibson scored a season-high 25 points with eight rebounds, hitting 11 of 15 shots, and he helped hold Knicks center DeAndre Jordan to two points.

By the numbers

24-9 Wolves’ edge in points on the break.

54-40 Wolves’ edge in points in the paint.

5-3 Wolves’ record without Andrew Wiggins in the lineup.

27 Wolves points off Knicks turnovers.

Kent Youngblood