Minnesota 92, Denver 84

December 9, 2002

Regular Season

Pepsi Center (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 12,378

Officials: Violet Palmer, Joe Crawford, Nolan Fine

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (13) Denver (9)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (12-10) 24 23 18 27 92
DEN (6-15) 21 23 17 23 84

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 86 107.5 98.2
DEN 86 98.2 107.5

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .439 0.164 0.300 0.365
DEN .419 0.105 0.359 0.140

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 39:00 8-16 0-0 4-7 21.4 1.0 12 13 8 4 2 2 4 20
9 Kendall Gill Starter SG 36:00 2-9 0-0 2-2 3.5 0.0 4 4 2 2 1 0 0 6
16 Troy Hudson Starter PG 35:00 7-14 2-4 6-6 10.2 1.0 2 3 3 3 0 0 3 22
8 Rasho Nesterovic Starter C 25:00 5-8 0-0 2-4 9.8 2.0 1 3 3 5 0 4 2 12
20 Gary Trent Starter SF 19:00 1-4 0-0 1-2 5.2 4.0 2 6 1 1 0 0 0 3
25 Marc Jackson Bench C 14:00 2-5 0-0 5-6 3.8 1.0 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 9
44 Anthony Peeler Bench SG 18:00 2-7 1-2 0-0 3.0 1.0 3 4 1 2 0 0 0 5
35 Reggie Slater Bench SF 07:00 2-2 0-0 1-2 1.8 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
32 Joe Smith Bench PF 26:00 2-4 0-0 6-8 14.0 3.0 8 11 0 2 0 3 1 10
1 Rod Strickland Bench PG 13:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 3.8 0.0 2 2 5 0 0 0 2 0
3 Loren Woods Bench C 08:00 0-4 0-0 0-0 -1.0 2.0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
  Team                   13            
        240 31-74 3-6 27-37 81.4 15 35 63 23 23 3 11 14 92
          41.9% 50.0% 73.0%                    

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
30 Mark Blount Starter C 23:00 2-9 0-0 2-4 1.5 2.0 3 5 2 5 0 1 1 6
32 Ryan Bowen Starter SF 13:00 2-6 0-0 1-1 1.6 1.0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 5
6 Junior Harrington Starter PG 23:00 2-4 2-2 0-0 6.8 0.0 3 3 4 3 1 0 2 6
5 Juwan Howard Starter PF 35:00 7-15 0-0 6-6 13.8 2.0 5 7 3 5 0 2 1 20
41 James Posey Starter SG 34:00 4-9 1-3 0-1 5.4 0.0 4 4 5 3 0 0 3 9
1 Donnell Harvey Bench SF 28:00 2-10 0-1 0-0 4.0 5.0 4 9 1 3 0 0 0 4
31 Maybyner Nene Bench C 19:00 1-7 0-0 0-0 1.2 3.0 2 5 2 4 1 0 1 2
11 Kenny Satterfield Bench PG 25:00 7-11 0-1 1-3 12.4 1.0 3 4 4 3 2 0 1 15
22 Nikoloz Tskitishvili Bench SF 15:00 2-4 1-2 2-2 3.8 0.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
7 Rodney White Bench SF 18:00 2-6 0-2 0-0 1.8 0.0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 4
3 Vincent Yarbrough Bench SF 07:00 2-5 2-3 0-0 3.2 0.0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 6
  Team                   9            
        240 33-86 6-14 12-17 65.4 14 25 48 23 31 7 4 9 84
          38.4% 42.9% 70.6%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Troy Hudson
14.5p, 2.1r, 5.2a
Kendall Gill
10.5p, 3.9r, 1.9a
Gary Trent
7.3p, 4.2r, 0.8a
Kevin Garnett
20.9p, 13.7r, 6a
Rasho Nesterovic
11.1p, 6.1r, 1.6a
Rotation Rod Strickland
5.8p, 2.1r, 3.8a
Anthony Peeler
7.1p, 2.8r, 2a
 
 
Joe Smith
9.4p, 6.5r, 0.8a
Marc Jackson
4.3p, 1.6r, 0.1a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Reggie Slater
3.5p, 1.3r, 0.2a
 
 
Loren Woods
3.7p, 4.5r, 0.8a

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Junior Harrington
3.5p, 1.9r, 2.5a
James Posey
14.3p, 6.3r, 3.1a
Ryan Bowen
3.9p, 3.1r, 0.9a
Juwan Howard
14.5p, 8.1r, 2.4a
Mark Blount
6.3p, 4.5r, 1a
Rotation Kenny Satterfield
6.2p, 1.8r, 2.7a
 
 
Donnell Harvey
6.4p, 4.2r, 1a
 
 
Maybyner Nene
7.3p, 5.3r, 1.4a
Rotation  
 
 
 
Rodney White
6.3p, 1.8r, 1.1a
 
 
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
Nikoloz Tskitishvili
3.1p, 1.7r, 0.6a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Vincent Yarbrough
5.4p, 1.8r, 1a
 
 
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 40.8
FG% Reggie Slater .558
3P% Anthony Peeler .413
FT% Wally Szczerbiak .955
ORPG Kevin Garnett 2.9
DRPG Kevin Garnett 10.8
RPG Kevin Garnett 13.7
SPG Kevin Garnett 1.7
APG Kevin Garnett 6.0
BPG Kevin Garnett 1.6
PPG Kevin Garnett 20.9

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Juwan Howard 35.6
FG% Chris Andersen .500
3P% Junior Harrington .500
FT% James Posey .851
ORPG Juwan Howard 2.7
DRPG Juwan Howard 5.4
RPG Juwan Howard 8.1
SPG Maybyner Nene 1.5
APG Chris Whitney 4.2
BPG Mark Blount 1.4
PPG Juwan Howard 14.5

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