Denver 96, Minnesota 103

December 28, 1996

Regular Season

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: 18,814

Officials: Mike Callahan, Dick Bavetta, Hank Armstrong

Team Rebounds: Denver (15) Minnesota (8)

Technicals: Denver (0) Minnesota (0)

  1 2 3 4 OT Final
DEN (8-21) 25 22 20 22 7 96
MIN (12-17) 21 28 21 19 14 103

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
DEN 96 99.8 107.1
MIN 96 107.1 99.8

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
DEN .429 0.208 0.372 0.372
MIN .445 0.166 0.360 0.242

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
20 LaPhonso Ellis Starter SF 38:00 6-17 2-4 7-8 7.5 2.0 3 5 0 6 0 2 1 21
13 Mark Jackson Starter PG 51:00 5-8 2-3 2-5 18.6 1.0 6 7 11 2 3 0 6 14
50 Ervin Johnson Starter C 46:00 2-6 0-0 2-4 16.8 3.0 9 12 1 4 1 7 0 6
24 Antonio McDyess Starter PF 42:00 10-21 0-1 3-8 5.5 0.0 5 5 1 5 3 2 6 23
23 Bryant Stith Starter SG 33:00 2-7 1-4 2-2 9.5 2.0 2 4 5 0 2 0 2 7
3 Dale Ellis Bench SF 27:00 2-8 0-2 5-5 3.4 2.0 1 3 1 1 1 0 2 9
21 Tom Hammonds Bench PF 05:00 0-2 0-0 2-2 0.8 2.0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2
22 Ricky Pierce Bench SG 21:00 4-9 0-0 6-8 6.0 4.0 1 5 1 2 0 0 3 14
6 Brooks Thompson Bench SG 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   15         1  
        265 31-78 5-14 29-42 86.0 16 27 58 20 22 10 11 21 96
          39.7% 35.7% 69.0%                    

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 44:00 6-12 0-0 2-2 21.0 6.0 7 13 2 3 3 4 2 14
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter SF 47:00 8-20 1-1 10-10 19.8 3.0 10 13 5 4 1 1 4 27
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 45:00 8-23 1-5 1-1 2.9 1.0 0 1 8 3 0 0 5 18
11 Stojko Vrankovic Starter C 15:00 2-6 0-0 2-2 1.2 2.0 2 4 0 4 1 0 2 6
5 Doug West Starter SG 40:00 3-7 1-2 0-0 3.8 0.0 4 4 1 4 0 1 1 7
43 Chris Carr Bench SG 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 32:00 3-10 0-0 7-10 10.2 2.0 6 8 1 4 2 1 0 13
44 Cherokee Parks Bench C 20:00 4-5 0-0 0-0 9.2 3.0 2 5 1 5 2 1 1 8
30 Terry Porter Bench SG 21:00 4-8 2-4 0-0 8.8 1.0 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 10
  Team                   8         2  
        265 38-91 5-12 22-25 90.9 18 32 58 20 29 11 9 18 103
          41.8% 41.7% 88.0%                    

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mark Jackson
9.4p, 4.6r, 11.8a
Bryant Stith
15.3p, 4.4r, 2.4a
LaPhonso Ellis
15.5p, 6.2r, 0.8a
Antonio McDyess
16.8p, 7r, 1.1a
Ervin Johnson
6.4p, 9.8r, 0.8a
Rotation  
 
Ricky Pierce
6.2p, 1.1r, 0.6a
Dale Ellis
19p, 4.3r, 1.9a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Brooks Thompson
7.5p, 1.2r, 3a
 
 
Tom Hammonds
6.8p, 5r, 0.4a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
16p, 2.8r, 6.8a
Doug West
9.1p, 2.1r, 1.9a
Tom Gugliotta
22.2p, 8.6r, 3.6a
Kevin Garnett
15.1p, 9r, 3.3a
Stojko Vrankovic
4.6p, 4r, 0.4a
Rotation  
 
Terry Porter
7.2p, 2.2r, 3a
Sam Mitchell
10.7p, 4.9r, 1.4a
 
 
Cherokee Parks
3.7p, 2.7r, 0.4a
Lim PT  
 
Chris Carr
4.7p, 1.9r, 0.9a
 
 
 
 
 
 

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Dale Ellis 40.4
FG% Aaron Williams .600
3P% Melvin Booker .500
FT% Eric Murdock .917
ORPG Ervin Johnson 2.2
DRPG Ervin Johnson 7.6
RPG Ervin Johnson 9.8
SPG Bryant Stith 1.3
APG Mark Jackson 11.8
BPG Aaron Williams 3.0
PPG Dale Ellis 19.0

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Tom Gugliotta 38.8
FG% Stojko Vrankovic .552
3P% Chris Carr .419
FT% Tom Gugliotta .827
ORPG Kevin Garnett 2.9
DRPG Tom Gugliotta 6.1
RPG Kevin Garnett 9.0
SPG Kevin Garnett 1.8
APG Stephon Marbury 6.8
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.7
PPG Tom Gugliotta 22.2

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