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W 132-112
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Wolves clamp down on defense in 101-91 win over Pacers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Jimmy Butler returned to Minnesota's lineup and scored 20 points to lead the Timberwolves to a 101-91 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.

Butler, who received a mix of boos and cheers during player introductions, sat out Saturday due to precautionary rest. Karl-Anthony Towns added 17 points and 12 rebounds for Minnesota, while rookie guard Josh Okogie scored 12 points off the bench.

Minnesota also played most of Monday's game without forward Andrew Wiggins, who exited in the first quarter due to a right quad contusion and did not return. Wiggins scored two points in eight minutes before the injury. He averaged 20.3 points per game in Minnesota's first three contests.

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Leaders
Points: Victor Oladipo22.0
Rebounds: Domantas Sabonis14.0
Assists: Tyreke Evans4.0
FG%: Doug McDermott63.6%
Steals: Tyreke Evans1.67
Blocks: Myles Turner2.00
Defense (Rank)
Points: 104.3 (5)
Rebounds: 39.3 (3)
Assists: 22.7 (15)
FG%: 41.8% (6)
FT%: 70.4% (7)
3P%: 38.4% (18)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 114.7 (13)
Rebounds: 46.0 (15)
Assists: 21.3 (24)
FG%: 51.9% (3)
FT%: 64.5% (30)
3P%: 47.1% (1)
Standings
Central Divison
  W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 3 0 1.000 --
Detroit 2 0 1.000 0.5
Indiana 2 2 .500 1.5
Chicago 0 2 .000 2.5
Cleveland 0 3 .000 3.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/11/2018 Elijah Stewart Waived
10/11/2018 Omari Johnson Waived
9/21/2018 Omari Johnson Signed as Free Agent
8/4/2018 Cory Joseph Re-Signed Two-Way Contract
8/4/2018 CJ Wilcox Signed as Free Agent Two-Way Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/20/2018 Domantas Sabonis Sore knee
9/21/2018 CJ Wilcox Torn Achilles
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