Impact Player

Paul George, Pacers

A power forward now that the Pacers are embracing small and speedy, he delivered a 29-point, nine-rebound, four-assist game Friday.


By the numbers

13 Zach LaVine’s fourth-quarter points. He scored 26 Friday — a bunch of them after being switched over to shooting guard — and shot 4-for-7 on three pointers.

18 Minutes Kevin Garnett now needs to become fifth player in NBA history to reach 50,000 minutes played. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Jason Kidd and Elvin Hayes are the first four.

30-17 Wolves’ fourth quarter after Sam Mitchell went small and used three-point shooters who made four of seven attempts in the quarter.