Minnesota 107, Phoenix 115

April 8, 1997

Regular Season

Talking Stick Resort Arena (Phoenix, Arizona)

Attendance: 19,023

Officials: Bennie Adams, Tom Washington, Joe Forte

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (13) Phoenix (6)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Phoenix (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (37-39) 30 18 30 29 107
PHX (37-39) 21 32 29 33 115

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 96 112.0 120.3
PHX 96 120.3 112.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .472 0.147 0.341 0.258
PHX .537 0.115 0.279 0.346

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 6-14 0-0 8-11 9.1 4.0 5 9 1 4 1 0 4 20
22 Dean Garrett Starter C 28:00 6-11 0-0 2-2 17.5 6.0 6 12 0 2 1 2 0 14
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter SF 43:00 5-19 0-2 4-5 10.9 2.0 10 12 5 3 2 1 3 14
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 40:00 10-18 4-7 3-4 16.2 1.0 1 2 8 5 0 0 3 27
5 Doug West Starter SG 44:00 6-13 1-1 0-0 2.2 2.0 2 4 0 5 0 0 2 13
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 08:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1.8 0.0 3 3 0 4 1 0 0 2
44 Cherokee Parks Bench C 07:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 -2.0 0.0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 4
30 Terry Porter Bench PG 21:00 3-6 1-2 6-7 7.9 0.0 2 2 2 3 1 0 1 13
26 James Robinson Bench PG 08:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1.0 0.0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
  Team                   13         1  
        240 39-89 6-13 23-29 86.6 15 29 57 19 31 6 3 15 107
          43.8% 46.2% 79.3%                    

Phoenix Suns

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
3 Rex Chapman Starter SF 41:00 7-13 0-6 0-0 8.5 0.0 5 5 2 3 1 0 1 14
7 Kevin Johnson Starter SG 41:00 7-16 0-4 9-9 12.6 0.0 0 0 7 0 1 0 3 23
32 Jason Kidd Starter PG 42:00 4-12 0-2 7-9 20.6 2.0 8 10 13 4 2 0 3 15
23 Wayman Tisdale Starter PF 17:00 3-12 0-0 1-3 -3.6 1.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 7
18 Hot Rod Williams Starter C 39:00 5-8 0-0 0-0 17.0 6.0 6 12 1 3 0 3 0 10
45 Mike Brown Bench PF 11:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 6.2 2.0 4 6 1 1 1 0 1 3
15 Danny Manning Bench PF 21:00 6-10 0-1 8-12 15.5 1.0 6 7 3 4 1 1 1 20
11 Wesley Person Bench SG 28:00 7-8 7-8 2-2 18.8 0.0 2 2 0 2 3 0 1 23
  Team                   6            
        240 40-81 7-21 28-37 109.6 12 31 49 27 18 9 4 11 115
          49.4% 33.3% 75.7%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
15.8p, 2.7r, 7.8a
Doug West
8.1p, 2.2r, 1.6a
Tom Gugliotta
21.1p, 8.8r, 4.2a
Kevin Garnett
17.1p, 7.9r, 3.1a
Dean Garrett
7.9p, 7.2r, 0.6a
Rotation Terry Porter
6.8p, 2.2r, 3.7a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT James Robinson
8.2p, 1.6r, 1.9a
 
 
Sam Mitchell
9.4p, 4.1r, 0.9a
 
 
Cherokee Parks
3.2p, 2.5r, 0.4a

Phoenix Suns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Jason Kidd
10.7p, 4.4r, 8.9a
Kevin Johnson
20.1p, 3.6r, 9.2a
Rex Chapman
13.3p, 2.6r, 2.7a
Wayman Tisdale
6p, 2r, 0.3a
Hot Rod Williams
7.9p, 8.3r, 1.5a
Rotation  
 
Wesley Person
13.9p, 3.7r, 1.6a
 
 
Danny Manning
13.5p, 6.3r, 2.3a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Mike Brown
1.5p, 3r, 0.5a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 39.2
FG% Reggie Jordan 1.000
3P% James Robinson .376
FT% Tom Gugliotta .820
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 21.1

Phoenix Suns Leaders

MPG Kevin Johnson 37.5
FG% Mark Bryant .555
3P% Joe Kleine 1.000
FT% Sam Cassell .855
ORPG Hot Rod Williams 2.6
DRPG Hot Rod Williams 5.7
RPG Hot Rod Williams 8.3
SPG Jason Kidd 2.3
APG Kevin Johnson 9.2
BPG Hot Rod Williams 1.3
PPG Kevin Johnson 20.1

Today's Games

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Golden State Warriors 85
Los Angeles Lakers 109

Los Angeles Clippers 117
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Milwaukee Bucks 82
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New Jersey Nets 92
Miami Heat 94

New York Knicks 73
Cleveland Cavaliers 93

Phoenix Suns 115
Minnesota Timberwolves 107

Sacramento Kings 109
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San Antonio Spurs 96
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