Timberwolves 112, Denver 104
DENVER — Jimmy Butler had 25 points, including nine during a key stretch of the fourth quarter, and the Minnesota rallied to beat Denver.
Karl-Anthony Towns also scored 25 and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jamal Crawford had 20 points and seven assists, and Jeff Teague contributed 16 points and eight assists for Minnesota, which overcame a 14-point deficit.
Denver’s Nikola Jokic returned to the starting lineup after coming off the bench the previous two games. He finished with 22 points but also committed 10 turnovers. Jamal Murray led Denver with 30 points, and Mason Plumlee had 13 points and 10 rebounds.
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