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2001-2002 Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
5 William Avery PG 6-2 197 2 Duke 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
4 Chauncey Billups G 6-3 210 4 Colorado 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
7 Terrell Brandon PG 5-11 180 10 Oregon 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
1 Maurice Evans G-F 6-5 220 0 Texas 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Kevin Garnett PF 6-11 253 6 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
22 Dean Garrett C 6-10 225 8 Indiana 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
20 Tom Hammonds PF 6-9 215 12 Georgia Tech 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
25 Marc Jackson C 6-10 270 1 Temple 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
13 Felipe Lopez SF 6-5 199 3 St. John's 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Dominican Republic
42 Sam Mitchell SF 6-6 210 14 Mercer 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
8 Rasho Nesterovic C 7-0 255 3 Granarolo Bologna (Italy) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Slovenia
14 Robert Pack SG 6-2 180 10 USC 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Anthony Peeler G 6-4 208 9 Missouri 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
32 Joe Smith F 6-10 225 6 Maryland 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
10 Wally Szczerbiak F 6-7 240 2 Miami (OH) 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States / Spain
20 Gary Trent PF 6-8 250 6 Ohio 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
3 Loren Woods C 7-1 245 0 Arizona 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States

Minnesota Depth Chart Historical Minnesota Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S C. Billups
12.5p 2.8r 5.5a
W. Szczerbiak
18.7p 4.8r 3.1a
Joe Smith
10.7p 6.3r 1.1a
Kevin Garnett
21.2p 12.1r 5.2a
R. Nesterovic
8.4p 6.5r 0.9a
R T. Brandon
12.4p 2.9r 8.3a
Anthony Peeler
9.0p 2.5r 2.2a
 
 
Gary Trent
7.5p 4.2r 0.9a
Marc Jackson
4.6p 3.9r 0.3a
R  
 
Robert Pack
3.9p 1.4r 3.1a
 
 
 
 
 
 
L William Avery
2.5p 0.9r 1.3a
Maurice Evans
2.1p 0.4r 0.4a
Sam Mitchell
3.3p 1.1r 0.6a
 
 
Loren Woods
1.8p 2.1r 0.4a
L  
 
 
 
Felipe Lopez
2.5p 1.2r 0.6a
 
 
 
 

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Midwest Conference Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs58-24-
2Dallas Mavericks57-251
3Minnesota Timberwolves50-328
4Utah Jazz44-3814
5Houston Rockets28-5430
6Denver Nuggets27-5531
7Memphis Grizzlies23-5935

Minnesota Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kevin Garnett All-NBA Second Team (2002)
Kevin Garnett Player Of The Month (Feb 02)
Kevin Garnett Player Of The Week (11/18/01, 01/13/02)
Kevin Garnett All-NBA Defensive First Team (2002)
Kevin Garnett Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2002)
Wally Szczerbiak Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2002)

Minnesota Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kevin Garnett 81 39.2 21.2 12.1 5.2 1.2 1.6 2.8
Wally Szczerbiak 82 38.0 18.7 4.8 3.1 0.8 0.3 2.2
Chauncey Billups 82 28.7 12.5 2.8 5.5 0.8 0.2 1.7
Terrell Brandon 32 30.1 12.4 2.9 8.2 1.6 0.2 1.3
Joe Smith 72 26.7 10.7 6.3 1.1 0.5 0.8 1.2
Anthony Peeler 82 25.1 9.0 2.5 2.2 0.7 0.1 0.9
Rasho Nesterovic 82 27.0 8.4 6.5 0.9 0.5 1.3 1.1
Gary Trent 64 17.8 7.5 4.2 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.9
Marc Jackson 22 14.9 4.6 3.9 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.8
Robert Pack 16 15.8 3.9 1.4 3.1 0.8 0.0 1.2
Sam Mitchell 74 9.8 3.3 1.1 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.4
William Avery 28 9.2 2.5 0.9 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.7
Felipe Lopez 67 8.7 2.5 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.5
Maurice Evans 10 4.5 2.1 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2
Loren Woods 60 8.6 1.8 2.0 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.6
Dean Garrett 29 5.2 1.0 1.6 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2

Minnesota Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

William Avery was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. William Avery signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 20, 1999.

Kevin Garnett was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kevin Garnett signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 2, 1995. Kevin Garnett signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 1, 1997.

Rasho Nesterovic was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rasho Nesterovic signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on May 3, 1999.

Wally Szczerbiak was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Wally Szczerbiak signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 1, 1999.

Loren Woods was selected as the #17 pick in the Second Round of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Loren Woods signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 27, 2001.

Acquired via Trade

Terrell Brandon was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Milwaukee Bucks on March 11, 1999. Terrell Brandon re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 24, 1999.

Marc Jackson was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Golden State Warriors on February 21, 2002.

Anthony Peeler was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Vancouver Grizzlies on February 18, 1998. Anthony Peeler signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 7, 1999.

Acquired via Free Agency

Chauncey Billups signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 3, 2000.

Maurice Evans signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 23, 2001.

Felipe Lopez signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 28, 2001. Felipe Lopez re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 1, 2001.

Sam Mitchell signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on September 29, 1995. Sam Mitchell re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on January 21, 1999. Sam Mitchell re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 7, 2001.

Robert Pack signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 18, 2002. Robert Pack re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 28, 2002.

Joe Smith signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 25, 2001.

Gary Trent signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 2, 2001.

Minnesota Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Glen Taylor Owner 1995-1996 N/A
Rob Moor President 1994-1995 N/A
Kevin McHale VP of Basketball Operations, General Manager 1995-1996 Assistant General Manager (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1994 to 1995)
Flip Saunders Head Coach 2014-2015 Minority Owner (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2013 to )
Jerry Sichting Assistant Coach 2007-2008 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1996 to 2004)
Don Zierden Assistant Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Coach (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1999 to 2001)
Jimmy Williams Assistant Coach 2000-2001 N/A
Randy Wittman Assistant Coach 2006-2007 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2005 to 2006)
Rob Babcock Director of Player Personnel 1994-1995 Scout (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1992 to 1994)
Zarko Durisic Director of Player Personnel 1996-1997 N/A