Minnesota 76, Phoenix 81

March 8, 2002

Regular Season

Talking Stick Resort Arena (Phoenix, Arizona)

Attendance: 16,914

Officials: Rodney Mott, Ron Olesiak, Bernie Fryer

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (9) Phoenix (6)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Phoenix (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (40-22) 28 11 21 16 76
PHX (30-32) 15 24 17 25 81

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 88 86.3 92.0
PHX 88 92.0 86.3

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .376 0.216 0.339 0.141
PHX .369 0.136 0.311 0.226

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 38:00 4-13 2-8 5-5 7.9 1.0 2 3 5 4 4 1 6 15
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 43:00 2-17 0-2 0-0 13.0 5.0 13 18 6 2 2 2 2 4
8 Rasho Nesterovic Starter C 23:00 4-10 0-0 0-0 3.2 4.0 3 7 0 3 0 0 2 8
32 Joe Smith Starter SF 27:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 9.8 3.0 4 7 2 4 0 3 0 6
10 Wally Szczerbiak Starter SG 40:00 10-19 3-4 4-4 14.0 3.0 3 6 3 3 0 0 4 27
5 William Avery Bench PG 07:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2
25 Marc Jackson Bench C 16:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 2.0 1.0 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 4
13 Felipe Lopez Bench SG 03:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
42 Sam Mitchell Bench SF 06:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 -1.8 1.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
44 Anthony Peeler Bench SG 17:00 3-8 1-4 0-0 1.5 0.0 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 7
20 Gary Trent Bench PF 20:00 0-1 0-0 3-4 6.0 1.0 7 8 1 2 0 0 1 3
  Team                   9            
        240 29-85 6-18 12-13 81.1 19 37 65 19 24 7 6 19 76
          34.1% 33.3% 92.3%                    

Phoenix Suns

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
24 Tom Gugliotta Starter PF 25:00 1-4 0-0 2-2 2.2 1.0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
2 Joe Johnson Starter SG 26:00 2-9 0-0 0-0 6.0 2.0 5 7 4 2 0 1 1 4
3 Stephon Marbury Starter PG 44:00 9-23 1-3 9-11 13.6 1.0 4 5 6 2 0 0 2 28
31 Shawn Marion Starter SF 47:00 7-18 0-0 4-6 17.0 2.0 11 13 3 1 3 2 3 18
25 Jake Tsakalidis Starter C 16:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 -0.8 1.0 2 3 0 3 0 1 3 4
1 Penny Hardaway Bench PG 22:00 1-8 0-1 0-0 4.8 3.0 3 6 3 1 2 0 1 2
9 Dan Majerle Bench SG 24:00 2-8 1-6 0-0 1.8 0.0 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 5
46 Bo Outlaw Bench PF 32:00 6-7 0-0 4-5 17.6 4.0 3 7 4 5 1 2 2 16
10 Milt Palacio Bench PG 04:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 -1.5 0.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
  Team                   6            
        240 30-84 2-10 19-24 72.8 14 31 51 20 17 9 6 12 81
          35.7% 20.0% 79.2%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chauncey Billups
12.1p, 2.6r, 4.9a
Wally Szczerbiak
18.9p, 5r, 3.3a
Joe Smith
11.6p, 7.2r, 1.2a
Kevin Garnett
21.1p, 11.9r, 5.5a
Rasho Nesterovic
8.3p, 6.5r, 0.9a
Rotation  
 
Anthony Peeler
9.1p, 2.6r, 2.2a
 
 
Gary Trent
7.8p, 4.7r, 1a
Marc Jackson
5.7p, 3.6r, 0.3a
Lim PT William Avery
2.8p, 0.9r, 1.2a
Felipe Lopez
2.6p, 1.2r, 0.7a
Sam Mitchell
3p, 1.1r, 0.6a
 
 
 
 

Phoenix Suns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Stephon Marbury
20.3p, 3.2r, 7.9a
Joe Johnson
6.7p, 3.3r, 1.9a
Shawn Marion
18.5p, 9.8r, 2a
Tom Gugliotta
6.5p, 5r, 1.7a
Jake Tsakalidis
6p, 5.1r, 0.2a
Rotation Penny Hardaway
14.1p, 5r, 4.5a
Dan Majerle
3.4p, 2.8r, 1.1a
 
 
Bo Outlaw
4.4p, 4.2r, 1.4a
 
 
Lim PT Milt Palacio
3.8p, 1.2r, 1.3a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 39.3
FG% Gary Trent .535
3P% Joe Smith .500
FT% Terrell Brandon .988
ORPG Kevin Garnett 3.0
DRPG Kevin Garnett 8.9
RPG Kevin Garnett 11.9
SPG Terrell Brandon 1.6
APG Terrell Brandon 8.2
BPG Kevin Garnett 1.7
PPG Kevin Garnett 21.1

Phoenix Suns Leaders

MPG Stephon Marbury 38.6
FG% Bo Outlaw .562
3P% John Wallace .556
FT% Joe Crispin 1.000
ORPG Shawn Marion 2.8
DRPG Shawn Marion 7.0
RPG Shawn Marion 9.8
SPG Shawn Marion 1.9
APG Stephon Marbury 7.9
BPG Bo Outlaw 1.1
PPG Stephon Marbury 20.3

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