3/15/2013 Houston v. Minnesota Game Preview

March 15, 2013 at 8:00 PM ET
Regular Season

Toyota Center
Houston, Texas

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Season Series - Houston won 2-1

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Dec 26, 2012
Houston
Minnesota
87 - 84
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 19, 2013
Houston
Minnesota
79 - 92
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Mar 15, 2013
Minnesota
Houston
100 - 108
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center

2012-2013 Team Stats

GPMPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%TOVPFORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGPPG
Minnesota8248.135.981.7.4395.518.0.30518.524.9.74214.818.411.930.242.022.48.54.795.7
Houston8248.238.182.7.46110.628.9.36619.225.5.75416.420.311.132.343.423.28.34.4106.0
MIN Opponents8248.138.081.2.4687.019.0.36915.220.1.75215.922.510.631.542.122.38.15.998.1
HOU Opponents8248.238.885.5.4548.121.9.36816.821.6.77614.820.410.731.041.622.78.56.1102.5


Head to Head Since 1983-1984

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Jan 19, 2013
Houston
Minnesota
79 - 92
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Dec 26, 2012
Houston
Minnesota
87 - 84
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 17, 2012
Minnesota
Houston
111 - 98
Minnesota
Regular Season Toyota Center
Feb 4, 2012
Houston
Minnesota
91 - 100
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 30, 2012
Minnesota
Houston
120 - 108
Minnesota
Regular Season Toyota Center
Jan 23, 2012
Houston
Minnesota
107 - 92
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Apr 13, 2011
Houston
Minnesota
121 - 102
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 8, 2011
Minnesota
Houston
112 - 108
Minnesota
Regular Season Toyota Center
Jan 24, 2011
Houston
Minnesota
129 - 125
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 7, 2010
Minnesota
Houston
94 - 120
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Mar 6, 2010
Houston
Minnesota
112 - 98
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 13, 2010
Minnesota
Houston
114 - 120
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Nov 18, 2009
Houston
Minnesota
97 - 84
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Mar 20, 2009
Minnesota
Houston
88 - 107
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Mar 1, 2009
Houston
Minnesota
105 - 94
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 7, 2009
Minnesota
Houston
90 - 107
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Dec 20, 2008
Houston
Minnesota
109 - 102
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Mar 26, 2008
Minnesota
Houston
86 - 97
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Feb 4, 2008
Houston
Minnesota
92 - 86
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 11, 2008
Minnesota
Houston
82 - 113
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Feb 5, 2007
Minnesota
Houston
77 - 105
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Jan 7, 2007
Houston
Minnesota
99 - 103
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Dec 6, 2006
Houston
Minnesota
84 - 90
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 28, 2006
Minnesota
Houston
75 - 82
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Apr 12, 2006
Minnesota
Houston
82 - 79
Minnesota
Regular Season Toyota Center
Mar 7, 2006
Houston
Minnesota
93 - 87
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 27, 2006
Minnesota
Houston
96 - 92
Minnesota
Regular Season Toyota Center
Nov 15, 2005
Houston
Minnesota
94 - 89
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Mar 20, 2005
Houston
Minnesota
86 - 94
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 4, 2005
Houston
Minnesota
119 - 113
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 11, 2004
Minnesota
Houston
96 - 91
Minnesota
Regular Season Toyota Center
Mar 29, 2004
Minnesota
Houston
94 - 88
Minnesota
Regular Season Toyota Center
Mar 5, 2004
Houston
Minnesota
112 - 109
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 17, 2004
Minnesota
Houston
76 - 95
Houston
Regular Season Toyota Center
Dec 16, 2003
Houston
Minnesota
75 - 92
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 4, 2003
Houston
Minnesota
89 - 103
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 31, 2003
Minnesota
Houston
101 - 121
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Jan 7, 2003
Minnesota
Houston
86 - 94
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Dec 21, 2002
Houston
Minnesota
86 - 98
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Mar 13, 2002
Houston
Minnesota
96 - 95
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 21, 2002
Minnesota
Houston
83 - 89
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Dec 8, 2001
Houston
Minnesota
97 - 107
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 3, 2001
Minnesota
Houston
90 - 88
Minnesota
Regular Season Compaq Center
Apr 17, 2001
Minnesota
Houston
87 - 114
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 21, 2001
Houston
Minnesota
89 - 83
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 1, 2001
Houston
Minnesota
96 - 106
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Oct 31, 2000
Minnesota
Houston
106 - 98
Minnesota
Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 30, 2000
Houston
Minnesota
90 - 122
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Mar 11, 2000
Minnesota
Houston
100 - 86
Minnesota
Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 4, 2000
Houston
Minnesota
85 - 102
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 25, 2000
Minnesota
Houston
92 - 84
Minnesota
Regular Season Compaq Center
May 4, 1999
Minnesota
Houston
83 - 100
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Apr 12, 1999
Houston
Minnesota
95 - 90
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 17, 1999
Houston
Minnesota
102 - 116
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Apr 17, 1998
Houston
Minnesota
95 - 102
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 26, 1998
Minnesota
Houston
98 - 118
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 20, 1998
Houston
Minnesota
95 - 100
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 16, 1998
Minnesota
Houston
116 - 115
Minnesota
Regular Season Compaq Center
Apr 29, 1997
Houston
Minnesota
125 - 120
Houston
Playoffs Target Center
Apr 26, 1997
Minnesota
Houston
84 - 96
Houston
Playoffs Compaq Center
Apr 24, 1997
Minnesota
Houston
95 - 112
Houston
Playoffs Compaq Center
Mar 25, 1997
Minnesota
Houston
103 - 112
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Jan 7, 1997
Houston
Minnesota
104 - 95
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Dec 10, 1996
Houston
Minnesota
96 - 94
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 19, 1996
Minnesota
Houston
93 - 122
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 23, 1996
Minnesota
Houston
108 - 103
Minnesota
Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 21, 1996
Houston
Minnesota
101 - 120
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 2, 1996
Houston
Minnesota
105 - 100
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 11, 1995
Minnesota
Houston
97 - 119
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 16, 1995
Minnesota
Houston
97 - 104
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 3, 1995
Houston
Minnesota
105 - 108
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 28, 1995
Minnesota
Houston
93 - 114
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Jan 16, 1995
Houston
Minnesota
75 - 94
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 5, 1994
Houston
Minnesota
115 - 85
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Apr 12, 1994
Minnesota
Houston
89 - 98
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 22, 1994
Houston
Minnesota
81 - 83
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 6, 1994
Minnesota
Houston
90 - 101
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Dec 30, 1993
Houston
Minnesota
110 - 104
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 11, 1993
Minnesota
Houston
99 - 107
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Apr 22, 1993
Minnesota
Houston
110 - 112
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 28, 1993
Houston
Minnesota
100 - 101
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 13, 1993
Houston
Minnesota
97 - 88
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 5, 1993
Minnesota
Houston
112 - 105
Minnesota
Regular Season Compaq Center
Dec 12, 1992
Houston
Minnesota
104 - 87
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Dec 8, 1992
Minnesota
Houston
94 - 102
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Apr 9, 1992
Houston
Minnesota
117 - 102
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 17, 1992
Minnesota
Houston
124 - 122
Minnesota
Regular Season Compaq Center
Jan 28, 1992
Minnesota
Houston
102 - 111
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Nov 23, 1991
Houston
Minnesota
89 - 102
Minnesota
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 21, 1991
Minnesota
Houston
102 - 106
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 19, 1991
Houston
Minnesota
98 - 85
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Feb 24, 1991
Houston
Minnesota
100 - 91
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Jan 24, 1991
Minnesota
Houston
94 - 118
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Nov 25, 1990
Houston
Minnesota
107 - 91
Houston
Regular Season Target Center
Nov 13, 1990
Minnesota
Houston
88 - 90
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 31, 1990
Minnesota
Houston
98 - 106
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 20, 1990
Houston
Minnesota
92 - 97
Minnesota
Regular Season Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Feb 6, 1990
Minnesota
Houston
101 - 108
Houston
Regular Season Compaq Center
Dec 27, 1989
Houston
Minnesota
91 - 108
Minnesota
Regular Season Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

2012-2013 Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Rubio L. Ridnour A. Kirilenko D. Williams N. Pekovic
Rotation J. Barea B. Roy C. Budinger K. Love G. Stiemsma
Rotation   A. Shved M. Gelabale D. Cunningham  
Rotation   M. Lee      
Lim PT         C. Johnson

2012-2013 Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Lin J. Harden C. Parsons D. Motiejunas O. Asik
Rotation P. Beverley F. Garcia C. Delfino T. Jones G. Smith
Rotation   J. Anderson   T. Robinson  
Lim PT A. Brooks     R. White T. Ohlbrecht

Minnesota Timberwolves Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%TOVPFORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGPPG
11 J.J. Barea G 74 23.1 4.3 10.2 .417 1.3 3.8 .346 1.4 1.8 .784 2.0 1.8 0.5 2.3 2.8 4.0 0.4 0.0 11.3
10 Chase Budinger GF 23 22.1 3.4 8.3 .414 1.1 3.5 .321 1.4 1.8 .762 1.0 1.3 0.7 2.4 3.1 1.1 0.6 0.3 9.4
33 Dante Cunningham F 80 25.1 3.9 8.4 .468 0.0 0.1 .000 0.8 1.3 .650 0.7 1.9 1.8 3.3 5.1 0.8 1.1 0.5 8.7
15 Mickael Gelabale F 36 17.9 2.0 3.9 .518 0.4 1.4 .308 0.6 0.7 .875 0.4 1.3 0.9 1.9 2.8 0.7 0.4 0.1 5.0
20 Chris Johnson C 30 9.5 1.6 2.5 .640 0.0 0.0 .000 0.7 1.1 .618 0.4 1.6 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.3 0.2 0.9 3.9
47 Andrei Kirilenko PF 64 31.8 4.4 8.8 .507 0.5 1.9 .292 2.9 3.9 .752 1.9 1.3 1.6 4.1 5.7 2.8 1.5 1.0 12.4
3 Malcolm Lee G 16 18.0 1.8 4.8 .382 0.5 1.5 .333 0.8 1.2 .600 0.6 1.9 0.9 1.5 2.4 1.2 0.8 0.4 4.9
42 Kevin Love FC 18 34.3 5.8 16.6 .352 1.1 5.1 .217 5.6 7.9 .704 2.2 1.9 3.6 10.4 14.0 2.3 0.7 0.5 18.3
14 Nikola Pekovic PF 62 31.6 6.2 12.0 .520 0.0 0.0 .000 3.9 5.2 .744 1.6 2.3 3.7 5.1 8.8 0.9 0.7 0.8 16.3
13 Luke Ridnour PG 82 30.2 4.5 9.9 .453 0.8 2.6 .311 1.7 2.0 .848 1.6 2.3 0.5 2.0 2.5 3.8 1.0 0.2 11.5
3 Brandon Roy G 5 24.4 2.2 7.0 .314 0.0 1.8 .000 1.4 2.0 .700 1.4 1.0 0.6 2.2 2.8 4.6 0.6 0.0 5.8
9 Ricky Rubio G 57 29.7 3.2 9.0 .360 0.5 1.6 .293 3.7 4.6 .799 3.0 2.5 0.8 3.2 4.0 7.3 2.4 0.1 10.7
1 Alexey Shved G 77 23.9 3.1 8.2 .372 1.1 3.7 .295 1.4 2.0 .722 1.9 1.5 0.5 1.7 2.3 3.7 0.7 0.4 8.6
34 Greg Stiemsma C 76 15.9 1.7 3.7 .457 0.0 0.0 .000 0.7 0.9 .768 0.8 2.4 0.8 2.6 3.4 0.4 0.6 1.2 4.0
7 Derrick Williams F 78 24.6 4.3 10.1 .430 0.8 2.5 .332 2.4 3.5 .705 1.3 1.6 1.2 4.3 5.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 11.9

Houston Rockets Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%TOVPFORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGPPG
5 James Anderson GF 29 10.6 1.4 3.5 .406 0.6 1.7 .327 0.6 0.7 .895 0.6 0.6 0.5 1.5 2.0 1.1 0.4 0.1 4.0
3 Omer Asik C 82 30.0 4.0 7.5 .540 0.0 0.0 .000 2.0 3.6 .562 2.1 2.7 3.4 8.3 11.7 0.9 0.6 1.1 10.1
2 Patrick Beverley PG 41 17.4 1.9 4.6 .418 0.9 2.3 .375 0.8 1.0 .829 1.1 2.0 1.1 1.6 2.7 2.9 0.9 0.5 5.6
0 Aaron Brooks G 7 5.4 0.6 1.9 .308 0.3 1.0 .286 0.0 0.0 .000 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.9 0.1 0.4 1.4
10 Carlos Delfino SG 67 25.2 3.7 9.3 .405 2.4 6.3 .375 0.7 0.8 .857 1.1 1.7 0.3 3.0 3.3 2.0 1.0 0.1 10.6
32 Francisco Garcia GF 18 17.7 2.3 5.3 .432 1.5 3.9 .386 0.3 0.4 .857 0.7 1.2 0.1 1.2 1.3 1.1 0.8 0.4 6.4
13 James Harden SG 78 38.3 7.5 17.1 .438 2.3 6.2 .368 8.6 10.2 .851 3.8 2.3 0.8 4.1 4.9 5.8 1.8 0.5 25.9
6 Terrence Jones PF 19 14.5 2.3 4.9 .457 0.3 1.0 .263 0.7 0.9 .765 0.7 1.1 1.5 1.9 3.4 0.8 0.6 1.0 5.5
7 Jeremy Lin G 82 32.2 4.8 10.9 .441 1.1 3.1 .339 2.6 3.4 .785 2.9 2.5 0.4 2.6 3.0 6.0 1.6 0.4 13.4
20 Donatas Motiejunas C 44 12.2 2.2 4.8 .455 0.5 1.9 .289 0.7 1.2 .627 0.8 1.7 0.8 1.3 2.1 0.7 0.2 0.2 5.7
14 Tim Ohlbrecht FC 3 3.9 0.3 1.0 .333 0.0 0.0 .000 0.3 0.3 1.000 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 1.0
25 Chandler Parsons PF 76 36.3 6.0 12.4 .486 2.0 5.2 .385 1.5 2.0 .729 1.9 1.9 1.0 4.3 5.3 3.6 1.0 0.4 15.5
41 Thomas Robinson PF 19 13.0 1.8 4.1 .449 0.0 0.1 .000 0.8 2.0 .421 1.2 1.5 1.6 2.5 4.1 0.5 0.8 0.3 4.5
4 Greg Smith C 70 15.9 2.4 3.9 .620 0.0 0.0 .000 1.2 1.9 .623 0.6 2.5 1.6 3.0 4.6 0.4 0.3 0.6 6.0
30 Royce White PF - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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