In the first matchup, the Pacers amassed a 27-point lead in the third quarter before hanging on for dear life to earn a 107-103 win after the Wolves cut the deficit to one with a minute left to play. Paul George (29 points) and Monta Ellis(24 points).
Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins each had 26 points for the Timberwolves. LaVine took 22 shots to get his points and actually helped the Pacers with his willingness to shoot early in the game before helping spark Minny's comeback.
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|2015-16 NBA Regular Season|
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|December 26, 2015 - 8:00 p.m. ET|
|Target Center - Minneapolis, MN|
|TV: FOX Sports Indiana ---- Radio: AM 1070/93.5 FM The Fan|
|George Hill||PG||Ricky Rubio|
|Monta Ellis||SG||Andrew Wiggins|
|Paul George||SF||Tayshaun Prince|
|C.J. Miles||PF||Kevin Garnett|
|Ian Mahinmi||C||Karl-Anthony Towns|