Minnesota 108, Phoenix 90

November 18, 1997

Regular Season

Talking Stick Resort Arena (Phoenix, Arizona)

Attendance: 19,023

Officials: James Capers, Jack Nies, Blane Reichelt

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (5) Phoenix (5)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Phoenix (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (6-3) 28 16 31 33 108
PHX (6-2) 22 28 22 18 90

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 91 118.3 98.6
PHX 91 98.6 118.3

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .589 0.164 0.205 0.301
PHX .463 0.175 0.378 0.171

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
43 Chris Carr Starter SG 36:00 6-11 0-2 1-2 11.2 1.0 7 8 2 2 0 0 0 13
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 40:00 9-14 0-0 8-8 26.5 1.0 8 9 6 4 4 1 2 26
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter SF 41:00 9-13 0-0 2-2 22.5 2.0 8 10 8 2 3 1 6 20
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 34:00 9-12 2-3 3-6 14.5 0.0 1 1 5 4 2 0 3 23
44 Cherokee Parks Starter C 24:00 2-4 0-0 3-3 8.4 2.0 6 8 0 0 0 1 2 7
31 Reggie Jordan Bench SG 06:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 -0.5 2.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 21:00 2-5 0-0 2-3 2.1 0.0 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 6
30 Terry Porter Bench PG 14:00 2-8 0-3 0-0 1.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 4
53 Stanley Roberts Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
5 Doug West Bench SG 22:00 3-5 0-0 1-2 3.8 1.0 3 4 0 4 0 0 0 7
6 DeJuan Wheat Bench PG 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   5         1  
        240 42-73 2-8 22-30 113.8 9 35 49 22 19 12 3 16 108
          57.5% 25.0% 73.3%                    

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 8-17 3-8 0-0 7.0 0.0 1 1 1 4 1 0 0 19
7 Kevin Johnson Starter PG 43:00 10-18 0-2 7-9 19.1 1.0 2 3 8 1 3 0 4 27
32 Jason Kidd Starter SG 26:00 2-8 0-2 1-3 8.4 2.0 4 6 7 3 2 0 2 5
14 Antonio McDyess Starter C 19:00 2-6 0-0 0-0 4.0 3.0 2 5 0 2 1 1 1 4
30 Cliff Robinson Starter PF 26:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 4.8 4.0 2 6 0 2 1 0 1 4
15 Danny Manning Bench PF 29:00 7-12 0-1 6-8 14.0 1.0 10 11 1 5 0 0 1 20
21 George McCloud Bench SF 15:00 1-4 1-4 0-0 -1.8 1.0 1 2 0 3 0 0 2 3
13 Steve Nash Bench PG 28:00 3-11 0-3 0-0 -0.8 1.0 0 1 4 1 1 0 4 6
18 Hot Rod Williams Bench PF 13:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1.5 1.0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 2
  Team                   5            
        240 36-82 4-20 14-20 86.2 14 23 42 21 22 9 1 16 90
          43.9% 20.0% 70.0%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
20.3p, 2.8r, 9.3a
Chris Carr
12.6p, 4.2r, 1.9a
Tom Gugliotta
22.6p, 9.7r, 4.4a
Kevin Garnett
20.1p, 8.8r, 4.2a
Cherokee Parks
9.7p, 7r, 0.6a
Rotation Terry Porter
4.2p, 0.9r, 2.9a
Doug West
4.2p, 2.6r, 0.9a
Sam Mitchell
8.3p, 3.4r, 1a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT DeJuan Wheat
0p, 0r, 0a
Reggie Jordan
0.7p, 1.3r, 0.3a
 
 
 
 
Stanley Roberts
2p, 2.7r, 0.3a

Phoenix Suns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Kevin Johnson
16.1p, 4.4r, 5.8a
Jason Kidd
12.5p, 7.1r, 9.6a
Rex Chapman
16.9p, 1.6r, 2a
Cliff Robinson
11p, 5.2r, 1.4a
Antonio McDyess
12.1p, 5.9r, 0.5a
Rotation Steve Nash
8.5p, 2.8r, 2.5a
 
 
George McCloud
2.2p, 1.2r, 0.2a
Danny Manning
17.4p, 7r, 1.6a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Hot Rod Williams
4p, 2.8r, 0.5a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 40.6
FG% Cherokee Parks .607
3P% Kevin Garnett .500
FT% Terry Porter 1.000
ORPG Tom Gugliotta 3.2
DRPG Kevin Garnett 6.4
RPG Tom Gugliotta 9.7
SPG Stephon Marbury 2.2
APG Stephon Marbury 9.3
BPG Kevin Garnett 3.0
PPG Tom Gugliotta 22.6

Phoenix Suns Leaders

MPG Jason Kidd 39.6
FG% Hot Rod Williams .583
3P% Cliff Robinson .400
FT% Horacio Llamas 1.000
ORPG Antonio McDyess 2.5
DRPG Jason Kidd 5.5
RPG Jason Kidd 7.1
SPG Jason Kidd 2.9
APG Jason Kidd 9.6
BPG Antonio McDyess 1.6
PPG Danny Manning 17.4

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