Minnesota 103, Houston 112

March 25, 1997

Regular Season

Compaq Center (Houston, Texas)

Attendance: 16,285

Officials: Terry Durham, Tommie Wood, Ed Middleton

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (9) Houston (9)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Houston (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (33-36) 30 26 16 31 103
HOU (46-23) 31 27 25 29 112

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 93 110.2 119.8
HOU 93 119.8 110.2

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .468 0.096 0.375 0.172
HOU .500 0.096 0.195 0.383

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 41:00 7-19 0-0 0-0 12.5 3.0 7 10 6 3 1 0 1 14
22 Dean Garrett Starter C 25:00 6-8 0-0 3-5 13.1 3.0 4 7 1 4 0 1 0 15
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter SF 35:00 5-16 1-1 2-2 9.2 1.0 8 9 3 2 2 0 2 13
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 41:00 5-23 1-7 5-9 6.4 2.0 2 4 11 1 0 0 3 16
5 Doug West Starter SG 28:00 5-7 0-0 0-0 6.2 1.0 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 10
31 Reggie Jordan Bench SG 02:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0.8 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 25:00 7-10 0-0 1-3 9.4 4.0 4 8 0 4 0 0 2 15
44 Cherokee Parks Bench C 14:00 2-5 0-0 2-2 5.8 3.0 3 6 0 4 0 1 0 6
30 Terry Porter Bench PG 07:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 7.5 0.0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3
26 James Robinson Bench PG 20:00 2-2 2-2 3-5 8.9 1.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 9
11 Stojko Vrankovic Bench C 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.2 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
  Team                   9         1  
        240 41-93 5-12 16-26 91.5 18 30 57 30 23 3 3 10 103
          44.1% 41.7% 61.5%                    

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
22 Clyde Drexler Starter SF 26:00 3-9 0-3 3-4 7.5 0.0 3 3 4 1 1 0 0 9
17 Mario Elie Starter SG 39:00 4-8 2-5 2-2 12.0 2.0 3 5 5 1 0 0 2 12
12 Matt Maloney Starter PG 35:00 3-6 1-2 0-0 9.8 0.0 3 3 7 4 0 0 0 7
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter C 41:00 13-25 0-2 13-13 30.9 3.0 8 11 4 3 1 6 3 39
43 Kevin Willis Starter PF 40:00 11-19 0-0 6-8 20.5 3.0 11 14 0 3 3 0 3 28
32 Othella Harrington Bench PF 15:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.2 0.0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
8 Eddie Johnson Bench SF 26:00 3-8 0-2 3-3 4.4 0.0 2 2 3 2 0 0 1 9
7 Sam Mack Bench SF 05:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1.5 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 2
2 Sedale Threatt Bench PG 13:00 1-3 0-0 4-4 5.5 0.0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 6
  Team                   9         1  
        240 39-81 3-14 31-34 96.8 8 33 50 26 19 6 6 10 112
          48.1% 21.4% 91.2%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
15.6p, 2.8r, 7.6a
Doug West
8.4p, 2.2r, 1.6a
Tom Gugliotta
21.3p, 8.8r, 4.1a
Kevin Garnett
16.7p, 8r, 3.1a
Dean Garrett
7.3p, 7.2r, 0.5a
Rotation James Robinson
8.6p, 1.8r, 1.9a
 
 
Sam Mitchell
9.5p, 4.1r, 1a
 
 
Cherokee Parks
3.2p, 2.7r, 0.4a
Lim PT Terry Porter
6.9p, 2.2r, 3.8a
Reggie Jordan
2.3p, 2.1r, 0.9a
 
 
 
 
Stojko Vrankovic
3.6p, 3.4r, 0.3a

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Matt Maloney
8.7p, 1.9r, 3.7a
Mario Elie
11.3p, 2.8r, 3.9a
Clyde Drexler
17.9p, 5.8r, 5.8a
Kevin Willis
11.7p, 7.7r, 1a
Hakeem Olajuwon
23.5p, 9.4r, 3.1a
Rotation Sedale Threatt
3.6p, 0.8r, 1.5a
 
 
Eddie Johnson
6.5p, 2.1r, 0.9a
Othella Harrington
4.8p, 3.6r, 0.4a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Sam Mack
5.7p, 2.1r, 1.1a
 
 
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 39.2
FG% Reggie Jordan 1.000
3P% James Robinson .384
FT% Tom Gugliotta .824
ORPG Kevin Garnett 2.5
DRPG Tom Gugliotta 6.5
RPG Tom Gugliotta 8.8
SPG Tom Gugliotta 1.6
APG Stephon Marbury 7.6
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.2
PPG Tom Gugliotta 21.3

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Charles Barkley 38.3
FG% Othella Harrington .540
3P% Sedale Threatt 1.000
FT% Brent Price 1.000
ORPG Charles Barkley 3.9
DRPG Charles Barkley 9.7
RPG Charles Barkley 13.6
SPG Clyde Drexler 2.0
APG Clyde Drexler 5.8
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.2
PPG Hakeem Olajuwon 23.5

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