New Jersey 89, Minnesota 94

April 2, 1997

Regular Season

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: 14,919

Officials: Monty McCutchen, Jess Kersey, Don Vaden

Team Rebounds: New Jersey (9) Minnesota (10)

Technicals: New Jersey (0) Minnesota (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NJN (23-49) 26 22 19 22 89
MIN (36-37) 27 22 26 19 94

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NJN 84 105.8 111.8
MIN 84 111.8 105.8

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NJN .455 0.155 0.400 0.247
MIN .590 0.178 0.188 0.125

New Jersey Nets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
10 Sam Cassell Starter PG 38:00 3-10 1-5 6-6 11.0 0.0 1 1 6 4 3 3 3 13
13 Kendall Gill Starter SG 33:00 10-18 0-1 3-4 11.5 0.0 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 23
22 Jim Jackson Starter SF 43:00 8-21 3-6 3-3 15.1 3.0 6 9 4 3 2 0 2 22
44 Tony Massenburg Starter PF 34:00 3-7 0-0 4-8 8.2 7.0 0 7 0 3 1 1 1 10
00 Eric Montross Starter C 20:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 4.2 1.0 4 5 1 1 1 0 1 2
21 Kevin Edwards Bench PG 08:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 4
30 Kerry Kittles Bench SG 23:00 2-8 0-3 0-0 5.2 2.0 3 5 3 0 1 0 1 4
34 Xavier McDaniel Bench PF 22:00 3-5 0-1 2-4 7.8 2.0 4 6 1 2 0 1 1 8
35 Joe Kleine Bench C 19:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 4.5 1.0 4 5 1 0 1 0 3 3
  Team                   9         1  
        240 33-77 4-16 19-27 83.6 16 24 49 19 19 11 5 14 89
          42.9% 25.0% 70.4%                    

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 39:00 11-18 0-1 2-4 21.8 3.0 5 8 2 2 2 3 0 24
22 Dean Garrett Starter C 35:00 3-7 0-0 1-2 7.0 0.0 6 6 2 3 0 2 1 7
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter SF 40:00 8-17 1-1 4-4 16.0 0.0 5 5 9 1 2 2 7 21
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 42:00 7-10 6-8 1-2 18.0 1.0 1 2 9 3 0 1 5 21
5 Doug West Starter SG 27:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1.0 0.0 2 2 2 4 0 0 1 2
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 19:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 4.5 0.0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 6
30 Terry Porter Bench PG 30:00 3-8 2-5 1-2 8.2 2.0 4 6 3 4 1 0 1 9
26 James Robinson Bench PG 08:00 2-5 0-1 0-0 -0.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
  Team                   10            
        240 38-72 9-16 9-14 90.2 6 26 42 27 18 5 8 15 94
          52.8% 56.3% 64.3%                    

New Jersey Nets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
16p, 2.9r, 5a
Kendall Gill
21.7p, 6.1r, 3.9a
Jim Jackson
15.7p, 5.2r, 3.5a
Tony Massenburg
6.4p, 5.9r, 0.3a
Eric Montross
4.2p, 6r, 0.8a
Rotation  
 
Kerry Kittles
15.6p, 3.9r, 3a
 
 
Xavier McDaniel
5.8p, 5.1r, 1a
Joe Kleine
3.1p, 3.4r, 0.6a
Lim PT Kevin Edwards
5.6p, 1.1r, 1.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
15.5p, 2.7r, 7.8a
Doug West
8.1p, 2.2r, 1.7a
Tom Gugliotta
21.4p, 8.8r, 4.2a
Kevin Garnett
17p, 8r, 3.1a
Dean Garrett
7.8p, 7.1r, 0.6a
Rotation Terry Porter
6.9p, 2.2r, 3.7a
 
 
Sam Mitchell
9.3p, 4.1r, 1a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT James Robinson
8.4p, 1.7r, 1.9a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New Jersey Nets Leaders

MPG Kendall Gill 38.8
FG% Eric Montross .480
3P% Joe Kleine 1.000
FT% Evric Gray 1.000
ORPG Jayson Williams 5.9
DRPG Jayson Williams 7.6
RPG Jayson Williams 13.5
SPG Kendall Gill 1.9
APG Robert Pack 9.6
BPG Shawn Bradley 4.0
PPG Kendall Gill 21.7

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 39.2
FG% Reggie Jordan 1.000
3P% James Robinson .381
FT% Tom Gugliotta .823
ORPG Kevin Garnett 2.5
DRPG Tom Gugliotta 6.4
RPG Tom Gugliotta 8.8
SPG Tom Gugliotta 1.6
APG Stephon Marbury 7.8
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.2
PPG Tom Gugliotta 21.4

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