Minnesota Timberwolves Opening Day Rosters

2015-2016 Minnesota Timberwolves Opening Day Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Nemanja Bjelica PF 6-10 240 May 9, 1988 27 KK Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) 0 2010 Rnd 2, Pick 5, Washington Wizards
Gorgui Dieng C 6-11 241 Jan 18, 1990 25 Louisville 2 2013 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Utah Jazz
Kevin Garnett C/PF 6-11 240 May 19, 1976 39 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 20 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Minnesota Timberwolves
Tyus Jones PG 6-2 195 May 10, 1996 19 Duke 0 2015 Rnd 1, Pick 24, Cleveland Cavaliers
Zach LaVine SG 6-5 189 Mar 10, 1995 20 UCLA 1 2014 Rnd 1, Pick 13, Minnesota Timberwolves
Kevin Martin SG 6-7 199 Feb 1, 1983 32 Western Carolina 11 2004 Rnd 1, Pick 26, Sacramento Kings
Andre Miller PG 6-3 200 Mar 19, 1976 39 Utah 16 1999 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Cleveland Cavaliers
Shabazz Muhammad SF 6-6 223 Nov 13, 1992 22 UCLA 2 2013 Rnd 1, Pick 14, Utah Jazz
Adreian Payne PF 6-10 237 Feb 19, 1991 24 Michigan State 1 2014 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Atlanta Hawks
Nikola Pekovic C 6-11 307 Jan 3, 1986 29 Panathinaikos (Greece) 5 2008 Rnd 2, Pick 1, Minnesota Timberwolves
Tayshaun Prince SF 6-9 212 Feb 28, 1980 35 Kentucky 13 2002 Rnd 1, Pick 23, Detroit Pistons
Ricky Rubio PG 6-4 194 Oct 21, 1990 25 FIATC Joventut (Spain) 4 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Minnesota Timberwolves
Damjan Rudez FC 6-10 228 Jun 17, 1986 29 KK Cedevita (Croatia) 1 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Karl-Anthony Towns C 7-0 244 Nov 15, 1995 19 Kentucky 0 2015 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Minnesota Timberwolves
Andrew Wiggins SF 6-8 199 Feb 23, 1995 20 Kansas 1 2014 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Cleveland Cavaliers

Minnesota 112, L.A. Lakers 111

October 28, 2015

Regular Season

Staples Center (Los Angeles, California)

Attendance: 18,997

Officials: J.T. Orr, Bill Spooner, Gary Zielinski

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (9) Los Angeles (13)

Technicals: Minnesota (1 (Coach)) Los Angeles (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (1-0) 22 29 37 24 112
LAL (0-1) 31 29 35 16 111

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 100 111.9 110.9
LAL 100 110.9 111.9

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .488 0.080 0.154 0.373
LAL .439 0.130 0.250 0.356

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 12:53 2-4 0-0 0-0 8.2 0.0 7 7 2 2 0 1 0 4
12 Tayshaun Prince Starter SF 14:37 0-0 0-0 2-4 2.2 1.0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 2
9 Ricky Rubio Starter PG 32:29 10-17 2-4 6-7 26.6 0.0 2 2 14 3 1 0 1 28
32 Karl-Anthony Towns Starter C 31:53 6-10 0-1 2-2 11.2 2.0 10 12 1 4 0 0 3 14
22 Andrew Wiggins Starter SG 29:05 2-10 0-2 5-6 -3.5 0.0 1 1 0 3 0 0 2 9
88 Nemanja Bjelica Bench PF 22:36 3-6 2-4 0-0 7.8 0.0 5 5 2 5 0 1 0 8
5 Gorgui Dieng Bench C 20:19 1-4 0-0 2-2 5.0 1.0 3 4 1 3 1 2 1 4
8 Zach LaVine Bench PG 19:56 4-10 0-2 0-0 7.0 1.0 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 8
23 Kevin Martin Bench SG 28:58 6-15 0-5 11-12 7.0 0.0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 23
15 Shabazz Muhammad Bench SF 18:55 3-5 1-2 3-4 4.0 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 10
33 Adreian Payne Bench C 03:47 0-1 0-0 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Damjan Rudez Bench SF 04:32 1-1 0-0 0-0 1.8 1.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
  Team                   9            
        240 38-83 5-20 31-37 84.6 6 33 48 24 26 3 4 8 112
          45.8% 25.0% 83.8%                    

Los Angeles Lakers

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
24 Kobe Bryant Starter SF 28:56 8-24 3-13 5-5 9.6 0.0 4 4 1 1 2 0 0 24
6 Jordan Clarkson Starter SG 29:43 5-10 0-2 4-6 4.8 0.0 2 2 3 4 0 0 2 14
17 Roy Hibbert Starter C 28:07 1-4 0-0 10-10 16.0 5.0 5 10 4 4 0 2 2 12
30 Julius Randle Starter PF 30:04 5-13 0-0 5-6 11.2 2.0 9 11 2 3 0 0 1 15
1 D'Angelo Russell Starter PG 25:50 2-7 0-3 0-0 -1.0 2.0 1 3 2 3 0 0 3 4
2 Brandon Bass Bench PF 17:11 1-4 0-0 0-0 0.8 1.0 5 6 0 2 0 0 2 2
4 Ryan Kelly Bench PF 20:38 1-5 0-2 1-1 4.6 1.0 5 6 3 4 0 1 1 3
9 Marcelinho Huertas Bench PG 13:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 2.2 1.0 1 2 2 2 0 0 1 2
23 Lou Williams Bench SG 27:27 6-13 2-6 7-7 9.6 0.0 2 2 1 3 0 1 1 21
0 Nick Young Bench SG 19:04 5-8 4-7 0-0 8.0 0.0 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 14
  Team                   13         1  
        240 35-90 9-34 32-35 83.9 12 36 61 18 29 2 4 14 111
          38.9% 26.5% 91.4%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Ricky Rubio
28.0p, 2.0r, 14.0a
Andrew Wiggins
9.0p, 1.0r, 0.0a
Tayshaun Prince
2.0p, 2.0r, 1.0a
Kevin Garnett
4.0p, 7.0r, 2.0a
Karl-Anthony Towns
14.0p, 12.0r, 1.0a
Rotation Zach LaVine
8.0p, 3.0r, 3.0a
Kevin Martin
23.0p, 1.0r, 0.0a
Shabazz Muhammad
10.0p, 1.0r, 0.0a
Nemanja Bjelica
8.0p, 5.0r, 2.0a
Gorgui Dieng
4.0p, 4.0r, 1.0a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Damjan Rudez
2.0p, 1.0r, 0.0a
 
 
Adreian Payne
0.0p, 0.0r, 0.0a

Los Angeles Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D'Angelo Russell
4.0p, 3.0r, 2.0a
Jordan Clarkson
14.0p, 2.0r, 3.0a
Kobe Bryant
24.0p, 4.0r, 1.0a
Julius Randle
15.0p, 11.0r, 2.0a
Roy Hibbert
12.0p, 10.0r, 4.0a
Rotation Marcelinho Huertas
2.0p, 2.0r, 2.0a
Lou Williams
21.0p, 2.0r, 1.0a
 
 
Ryan Kelly
3.0p, 6.0r, 3.0a
 
 
Rotation  
 
Nick Young
14.0p, 2.0r, 0.0a
 
 
Brandon Bass
2.0p, 6.0r, 0.0a
 
 

17 Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Ricky Rubio 32.5
FG% Damjan Rudez 1.000
3P% Shabazz Muhammad .500
FT% Karl-Anthony Towns 1.000
ORPG Karl-Anthony Towns 2.0
DRPG Karl-Anthony Towns 10.0
RPG Karl-Anthony Towns 12.0
SPG Zach LaVine 1.0
APG Ricky Rubio 14.0
BPG Gorgui Dieng 2.0
PPG Ricky Rubio 28.0

13 Lakers Leaders

MPG Julius Randle 30.1
FG% Nick Young .625
3P% Nick Young .571
FT% Ryan Kelly 1.000
ORPG Roy Hibbert 5.0
DRPG Julius Randle 9.0
RPG Julius Randle 11.0
SPG Kobe Bryant 2.0
APG Roy Hibbert 4.0
BPG Roy Hibbert 2.0
PPG Kobe Bryant 24.0