New Jersey 96, Minnesota 116

December 26, 1997

Regular Season

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: 17,947

Officials: Dan Crawford, Luis Grillo, Dee Kantner

Team Rebounds: New Jersey (11) Minnesota (9)

Technicals: New Jersey (0) Minnesota (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NJN (14-12) 19 23 26 28 96
MIN (13-14) 26 20 24 46 116

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NJN 104 92.6 111.9
MIN 104 111.9 92.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NJN .440 0.174 0.341 0.163
MIN .495 0.154 0.259 0.258

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 33:00 11-19 2-6 7-8 23.2 1.0 2 3 13 6 1 0 4 31
13 Kendall Gill Starter SF 36:00 3-12 0-2 2-6 -0.2 2.0 4 6 1 2 1 0 3 8
30 Kerry Kittles Starter SG 35:00 6-15 4-5 0-0 7.8 2.0 4 6 1 4 1 0 2 16
44 Keith Van Horn Starter PF 39:00 6-18 0-3 2-2 3.0 3.0 7 10 0 2 0 1 5 14
55 Jayson Williams Starter C 15:00 4-4 0-0 0-0 7.0 1.0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 8
2 David Benoit Bench SF 15:00 0-4 0-3 0-0 -5.8 0.0 1 1 0 5 1 1 3 0
45 Michael Cage Bench PF 26:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 7.8 1.0 4 5 0 2 0 4 0 3
33 Yinka Dare Bench C 03:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 2.0 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Sherman Douglas Bench PG 22:00 4-11 1-2 2-4 5.0 1.0 1 2 4 4 1 0 1 11
21 Kevin Edwards Bench PG 04:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
54 Jack Haley Bench PF 07:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 2.0 1.0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 3
34 Xavier McDaniel Bench PF 05:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1.8 1.0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
  Team                   11         1  
        240 37-92 7-21 15-24 75.8 14 27 52 19 27 7 7 19 96
          40.2% 33.3% 62.5%                    

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 27:00 5-13 0-2 1-2 7.8 1.0 5 6 4 3 1 1 2 11
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 40:00 7-12 0-0 1-2 22.0 1.0 11 12 2 1 4 4 2 15
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter SF 37:00 11-17 0-1 0-0 17.8 3.0 2 5 6 2 1 0 2 22
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 37:00 6-14 0-2 10-12 14.8 0.0 3 3 11 5 1 0 4 22
44 Cherokee Parks Starter C 29:00 4-11 0-0 2-2 16.5 3.0 10 13 3 2 0 3 0 10
20 Tom Hammonds Bench PF 15:00 2-2 0-0 2-2 11.2 1.0 4 5 4 3 0 1 0 6
31 Reggie Jordan Bench SG 02:00 2-3 0-1 0-0 1.8 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 21:00 6-11 0-0 6-6 11.5 2.0 4 6 2 2 0 0 2 18
30 Terry Porter Bench PG 08:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 4.5 1.0 1 2 4 0 1 0 2 2
5 Doug West Bench SG 16:00 0-3 0-0 2-2 -1.0 1.0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
4 Micheal Williams Bench PG 08:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 4
  Team                   9            
        240 46-93 0-7 24-28 120.8 14 40 63 37 22 8 9 16 116
          49.5% 0.0% 85.7%                    

New Jersey Nets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
19.7p, 2.9r, 8a
Kerry Kittles
15.4p, 4.4r, 2.8a
Kendall Gill
15.5p, 5r, 3.1a
Keith Van Horn
19.6p, 5.2r, 0.7a
Jayson Williams
12.6p, 13.3r, 0.9a
Rotation Sherman Douglas
9.3p, 2r, 3.7a
 
 
David Benoit
5.2p, 2.4r, 0.2a
Michael Cage
1.5p, 3.7r, 0.4a
 
 
Lim PT Kevin Edwards
4.5p, 1.4r, 1.3a
 
 
 
 
Jack Haley
1.1p, 0.9r, 0a
Yinka Dare
1.3p, 1.8r, 0.1a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Xavier McDaniel
1.5p, 1.7r, 0.5a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
18.6p, 2.6r, 8.7a
Chris Carr
12.1p, 3.5r, 2a
Tom Gugliotta
20.3p, 8.9r, 4.1a
Kevin Garnett
17.9p, 9.1r, 4a
Cherokee Parks
7.1p, 5.8r, 0.6a
Rotation  
 
Doug West
4.7p, 2.2r, 0.9a
Sam Mitchell
9.1p, 3.3r, 1.2a
Tom Hammonds
3.1p, 2.9r, 0.4a
 
 
Lim PT Micheal Williams
4p, 0.7r, 1a
Reggie Jordan
1p, 0.6r, 0.3a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT Terry Porter
4.7p, 1.5r, 2.6a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New Jersey Nets Leaders

MPG Keith Van Horn 37.6
FG% Sherman Douglas .513
3P% Sherman Douglas .389
FT% Kevin Edwards .867
ORPG Jayson Williams 6.8
DRPG Jayson Williams 6.4
RPG Jayson Williams 13.3
SPG Sam Cassell 2.0
APG Sam Cassell 8.0
BPG Chris Gatling 0.9
PPG Sam Cassell 19.7

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 39.3
FG% Cherokee Parks .531
3P% DeJuan Wheat .500
FT% Micheal Williams 1.000
ORPG Tom Gugliotta 2.7
DRPG Kevin Garnett 6.8
RPG Kevin Garnett 9.1
SPG Kevin Garnett 1.7
APG Stephon Marbury 8.7
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.0
PPG Tom Gugliotta 20.3

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