Minnesota had trouble containing San Antonio's backcourt. Tony Parker scored 31 points with eight assists and five rebounds. Danny Green scored 28 points, thanks largely to his efforts behind the three-point line. Green shot 8 for 12 from three in the game.
The Timberwolves trailed heading into the fourth, but took a two-point lead with 7:45 left before the Spurs used an 8-0 run to pull away. Nikola Pekovic had 21 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota. Derrick Williams and J.J. Barea each scored 15 points.
The Spurs held Minnesota to 40 percent shooting for the game.