Jimmy Butler nailed the go-ahead jumper with 34 second left as the Timberwolves outlasted the Pacers 104-98 in New Orleans.
The T'wolves squandered a 12-point lead in the final quarter but Butler's shot was the difference as he finished with 23 points. Andrew Wiggins added 18 for Minnesota, and Taj Gibson put up 11 points and 12 rebounds in the win.
The T'wolves have won three straight to move to 5-and-3.
DeMarcus Cousins led the Pelicans with 35 points to go with nine rebounds, six assists and six steals. Anthony Davis chipped in with 24 points and 10 boards as New Orleans fell to 3-and-5.
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