Minnesota 103, New York 107

December 11, 1997

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 19,763

Officials: Steve Javie, Ted Bernhardt, Woody Mayfield

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (11) New York (14)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) New York (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (8-12) 26 21 31 25 103
NYK (12-9) 21 25 29 32 107

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 98 105.0 109.1
NYK 98 109.1 105.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .494 0.173 0.209 0.333
NYK .428 0.133 0.333 0.434

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 31:00 3-8 1-2 4-4 2.8 1.0 1 2 1 3 0 0 2 11
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 40:00 6-14 0-0 3-4 9.8 0.0 5 5 4 4 0 2 1 15
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter SF 40:00 7-12 0-0 5-6 18.5 2.0 9 11 6 2 0 0 3 19
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 41:00 6-15 2-5 8-10 17.2 1.0 3 4 9 2 2 0 3 22
53 Stanley Roberts Starter C 23:00 9-14 0-0 2-2 12.0 3.0 5 8 0 5 1 0 2 20
20 Tom Hammonds Bench PF 16:00 2-2 0-0 4-8 4.0 2.0 2 4 0 6 0 1 1 8
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 15:00 1-6 0-2 0-0 -0.8 0.0 1 1 1 4 1 1 0 2
44 Cherokee Parks Bench C 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 4 4 0 3 0 0 2 0
30 Terry Porter Bench PG 17:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 3.0 0.0 2 2 1 2 1 0 1 6
6 DeJuan Wheat Bench PG 07:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.8 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 0
  Team                   11            
        240 37-78 3-9 26-34 90.2 9 34 54 22 32 5 4 17 103
          47.4% 33.3% 76.5%                    

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 43:00 12-23 0-0 10-14 20.8 3.0 9 12 0 3 0 3 2 34
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 34:00 6-17 1-3 4-4 3.5 0.0 3 3 2 3 1 0 3 17
42 Chris Mills Starter SF 32:00 5-12 0-3 2-2 7.5 2.0 3 5 4 4 1 1 3 12
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 33:00 2-6 0-0 4-4 10.0 4.0 6 10 2 5 1 0 1 8
21 Charlie Ward Starter PG 17:00 2-3 0-1 0-0 4.5 0.0 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 4
1 Chris Childs Bench SG 31:00 2-4 1-1 9-10 15.0 1.0 1 2 6 4 3 0 1 14
14 Chris Dudley Bench C 07:00 0-0 0-0 0-2 0.0 2.0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0
3 John Starks Bench SG 23:00 4-12 3-8 5-6 5.8 0.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 3 16
52 Buck Williams Bench PF 20:00 0-6 0-0 2-2 -1.8 1.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2
  Team                   14         1  
        240 33-83 5-16 36-44 83.2 13 26 53 18 27 9 4 14 107
          39.8% 31.3% 81.8%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
18.9p, 2.5r, 8.1a
Chris Carr
13p, 3.5r, 1.9a
Tom Gugliotta
19.9p, 9.3r, 4.5a
Kevin Garnett
18.4p, 8.6r, 3.9a
Stanley Roberts
4.2p, 4.2r, 0.1a
Rotation Terry Porter
4p, 1.5r, 2.6a
 
 
Sam Mitchell
8.5p, 2.8r, 1.2a
Tom Hammonds
3.5p, 2.8r, 0a
Cherokee Parks
7p, 5.7r, 0.6a
Lim PT DeJuan Wheat
1.2p, 0.3r, 0.5a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Charlie Ward
6.4p, 3.2r, 5.3a
Allan Houston
13.1p, 2.7r, 2.6a
Chris Mills
9.3p, 4.6r, 2a
Charles Oakley
8.3p, 7.8r, 1.9a
Patrick Ewing
20.7p, 10r, 1a
Rotation  
 
Chris Childs
7.7p, 2.7r, 4.2a
 
 
Buck Williams
3.4p, 4.5r, 0.7a
 
 
Rotation  
 
John Starks
14.8p, 1.9r, 2.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chris Dudley
3.5p, 5.1r, 0.4a

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 39.6
FG% Cherokee Parks .552
3P% Kevin Garnett .500
FT% Terry Porter .900
ORPG Tom Gugliotta 2.8
DRPG Tom Gugliotta 6.5
RPG Tom Gugliotta 9.3
SPG Kevin Garnett 1.7
APG Stephon Marbury 8.1
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.2
PPG Tom Gugliotta 19.9

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 32.9
FG% Charlie Ward .562
3P% Charlie Ward .500
FT% Charlie Ward .900
ORPG Charles Oakley 2.6
DRPG Patrick Ewing 7.7
RPG Patrick Ewing 10.0
SPG Charlie Ward 1.6
APG Charlie Ward 5.3
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.0
PPG Patrick Ewing 20.7

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