Minnesota 94, Denver 91

December 26, 2001

Regular Season

Pepsi Center (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 14,726

Officials: Bennie Adams, Ron Garretson, Tom Washington

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (8) Denver (9)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (19-8) 27 20 26 21 94
DEN (9-18) 21 25 18 27 91

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 86 108.9 105.5
DEN 86 105.5 108.9

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .488 0.081 0.220 0.116
DEN .457 0.104 0.233 0.210

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
4 Chauncey Billups Starter PG 36:00 7-14 3-8 5-5 22.1 0.0 6 6 8 2 1 0 0 22
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 36:00 10-17 1-1 1-1 24.6 1.0 11 12 7 3 0 3 2 22
8 Rasho Nesterovic Starter C 23:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 6.2 0.0 2 2 0 1 1 2 0 6
32 Joe Smith Starter SF 39:00 4-10 0-0 1-2 13.2 3.0 8 11 6 3 1 0 2 9
10 Wally Szczerbiak Starter SG 40:00 7-16 1-1 1-2 6.2 2.0 0 2 0 2 3 0 1 16
5 William Avery Bench PG 12:00 1-4 1-2 0-0 1.8 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 09:00 0-4 0-0 0-0 -1.2 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
44 Anthony Peeler Bench SG 28:00 4-10 2-5 2-2 1.8 0.0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 12
20 Gary Trent Bench PF 17:00 2-6 0-0 0-0 9.8 3.0 3 6 5 4 1 1 0 4
  Team                   8            
        240 38-86 8-17 10-12 86.5 9 32 49 29 17 7 6 7 94
          44.2% 47.1% 83.3%                    

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
45 Raef LaFrentz Starter C 39:00 5-15 0-2 5-6 10.2 3.0 7 10 0 3 0 3 1 15
1 Voshon Lenard Starter SG 32:00 4-10 2-6 0-0 7.5 0.0 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 10
41 James Posey Starter SF 41:00 6-19 2-6 4-4 11.8 1.0 6 7 3 4 3 1 1 18
31 Nick Van Exel Starter PG 45:00 11-21 2-6 3-4 16.2 1.0 4 5 9 1 0 0 6 27
42 Scott Williams Starter PF 20:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 2.8 4.0 1 5 1 2 0 0 1 2
32 Ryan Bowen Bench PF 30:00 2-4 0-0 5-6 11.2 1.0 8 9 0 3 1 1 0 9
6 Avery Johnson Bench PG 17:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 8.0 0.0 1 1 8 1 0 0 0 2
21 George McCloud Bench SF 16:00 3-5 2-2 0-0 7.8 0.0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 8
  Team                   9         2  
        240 33-81 8-22 17-20 81.5 10 33 52 24 14 4 6 11 91
          40.7% 36.4% 85.0%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chauncey Billups
9.1p, 1.6r, 4a
Wally Szczerbiak
18.3p, 5.3r, 3a
Joe Smith
13p, 7.4r, 1.4a
Kevin Garnett
20.7p, 12.4r, 5.6a
Rasho Nesterovic
9.3p, 6.1r, 0.7a
Rotation William Avery
1.8p, 0.8r, 1.3a
Anthony Peeler
8.1p, 2.3r, 2.5a
 
 
Gary Trent
6.3p, 4r, 0.9a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Sam Mitchell
2.5p, 0.7r, 0.3a
 
 
 
 

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Nick Van Exel
23.7p, 3.7r, 8.1a
Voshon Lenard
10.4p, 2.5r, 1.4a
James Posey
11p, 6.4r, 2.6a
Scott Williams
5.6p, 5.3r, 0.3a
Raef LaFrentz
13.9p, 7.6r, 1a
Rotation Avery Johnson
7.4p, 1.3r, 4.4a
 
 
George McCloud
8.3p, 4.4r, 2.1a
Ryan Bowen
3.9p, 4.1r, 0.6a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 39.1
FG% Joe Smith .544
3P% Joe Smith 1.000
FT% Anthony Peeler 1.000
ORPG Kevin Garnett 3.0
DRPG Kevin Garnett 9.5
RPG Kevin Garnett 12.4
SPG Terrell Brandon 1.8
APG Terrell Brandon 9.0
BPG Kevin Garnett 1.9
PPG Kevin Garnett 20.7

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Nick Van Exel 39.6
FG% Shawnelle Scott .507
3P% Kenny Satterfield .500
FT% Kenny Satterfield 1.000
ORPG Shawnelle Scott 2.6
DRPG Raef LaFrentz 5.3
RPG Raef LaFrentz 7.6
SPG Kenny Satterfield 1.3
APG Nick Van Exel 8.1
BPG Raef LaFrentz 3.0
PPG Nick Van Exel 23.7

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