Houston 125, Minnesota 120

April 29, 1997

Opening Round - Houston wins 3-0

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: N/A

Officials: N/A

Team Rebounds: Houston (0) Minnesota (0)

Technicals: Houston (0) Minnesota (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (57-25) 32 27 32 34 125
MIN (40-42) 29 30 32 29 120

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 92 136.1 130.7
MIN 92 130.7 136.1

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .705 0.120 0.129 0.301
MIN .521 0.087 0.439 0.208

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
4 Charles Barkley Starter PF 34:00 5-9 1-2 9-11 15.6 0.0 6 6 6 4 0 1 3 20
22 Clyde Drexler Starter SF 31:00 6-11 1-4 4-5 14.6 0.0 1 1 9 4 2 0 2 17
17 Mario Elie Starter SG 43:00 6-8 4-5 5-7 17.1 1.0 3 4 3 3 1 0 1 21
12 Matt Maloney Starter PG 39:00 9-11 6-8 2-3 19.6 0.0 2 2 2 3 2 0 1 26
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter C 39:00 9-15 0-0 1-2 22.8 2.0 9 11 5 4 2 3 1 19
32 Othella Harrington Bench PF 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Eddie Johnson Bench SF 22:00 5-9 2-6 0-0 8.0 1.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 12
2 Sedale Threatt Bench PG 09:00 2-4 1-3 0-0 4.0 0.0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
43 Kevin Willis Bench C 22:00 2-6 0-0 1-2 5.5 0.0 5 5 4 2 1 0 2 5
  Team                                
        240 44-73 15-28 22-30 121.2 4 27 31 33 20 8 4 11 125
          60.3% 53.6% 73.3%                    

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 7-16 0-0 3-3 15.1 4.0 3 7 6 2 0 1 1 17
22 Dean Garrett Starter C 45:00 11-17 0-0 4-5 24.6 12.0 3 15 0 2 0 0 0 26
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter SF 40:00 10-19 3-4 4-6 18.5 0.0 10 10 4 5 3 0 4 27
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 37:00 6-21 0-4 2-2 8.5 1.0 2 3 13 5 0 0 2 14
5 Doug West Starter SG 29:00 5-8 0-0 6-6 10.8 0.0 2 2 2 3 1 0 0 16
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 20:00 4-6 0-0 1-1 5.4 0.0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 9
30 Terry Porter Bench PG 18:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 2.2 0.0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 0
26 James Robinson Bench PG 12:00 4-7 3-6 0-0 9.5 1.0 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 11
  Team                                
        240 47-96 6-15 20-23 106.6 18 23 41 30 20 6 2 8 120
          49.0% 40.0% 87.0%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Matt Maloney
9.4p, 2r, 3.7a
Mario Elie
11.7p, 3r, 4a
Clyde Drexler
18p, 6r, 5.7a
Charles Barkley
19.2p, 13.5r, 4.7a
Hakeem Olajuwon
23.2p, 9.2r, 3a
Rotation  
 
 
 
Eddie Johnson
8.2p, 2.7r, 1a
 
 
Kevin Willis
11.2p, 7.5r, 0.9a
Lim PT Sedale Threatt
3.3p, 1.1r, 1.9a
 
 
 
 
Othella Harrington
4.8p, 3.5r, 0.3a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
15.8p, 2.7r, 7.8a
Doug West
7.8p, 2.2r, 1.7a
Tom Gugliotta
20.6p, 8.7r, 4.1a
Kevin Garnett
17p, 8r, 3.1a
Dean Garrett
8p, 7.3r, 0.6a
Rotation Terry Porter
6.9p, 2.1r, 3.6a
 
 
Sam Mitchell
9.3p, 4r, 1a
 
 
 
 
Rotation James Robinson
8.3p, 1.6r, 1.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Hakeem Olajuwon 38.0
FG% Matt Bullard 1.000
3P% Randy Livingston 1.000
FT% Eddie Johnson 1.000
ORPG Charles Barkley 3.7
DRPG Hakeem Olajuwon 8.0
RPG Hakeem Olajuwon 10.7
SPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.3
APG Clyde Drexler 8.0
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 3.0
PPG Hakeem Olajuwon 18.3

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 41.7
FG% Shane Heal 1.000
3P% Shane Heal 1.000
FT% Doug West 1.000
ORPG Dean Garrett 6.3
DRPG Dean Garrett 5.3
RPG Dean Garrett 11.7
SPG Tom Gugliotta 2.3
APG Stephon Marbury 7.7
BPG Dean Garrett 1.0
PPG Stephon Marbury 21.3

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