GAME RECAP

Impact player

Jimmy Butler, Wolves

He scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, and his late block on a driving Isaiah Thomas helped seal the win.

By the NUMBERS

6-for-18 The Lakers’ shooting in the fourth quarter, when they were outscored 35-20.

18 Times the score was either tied (five) or the lead changed hands (13).

29-18 The Wolves’ advantage in points from the free-throw line.

28 Season-high points for Taj Gibson, who shot 11-for-16.

Kent Youngblood