Minnesota 99, Boston 108

December 20, 2002

Regular Season

TD Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)

Attendance: 17,078

Officials: Bennett Salvatore, Jim Clark, Derek Collins

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (3) Boston (9)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Boston (1 (Bench))

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (14-13) 22 33 25 19 99
BOS (17-9) 21 42 20 25 108

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 94 105.3 114.9
BOS 94 114.9 105.3

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .494 0.138 0.231 0.176
BOS .500 0.191 0.295 0.421

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 SF 42:00 10-20 1-2 6-7 14.6 1.0 7 8 4 4 1 0 4 27
9 Kendall Gill Starter SG 27:00 3-10 0-1 0-0 3.8 1.0 5 6 4 5 1 0 2 6
16 Troy Hudson Starter PG 33:00 5-11 0-5 6-6 10.2 0.0 1 1 7 2 0 0 2 16
8 Rasho Nesterovic Starter C 35:00 8-13 0-0 3-3 17.4 6.0 7 13 1 4 0 0 1 19
20 Gary Trent Starter PF 23:00 2-7 0-0 0-0 4.0 0.0 3 3 0 4 4 1 0 4
25 Marc Jackson Bench C 07:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 3.2 1.0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
44 Anthony Peeler Bench SG 30:00 3-8 1-4 0-0 3.5 0.0 2 2 2 4 2 0 1 7
32 Joe Smith Bench PF 19:00 4-9 0-0 0-0 7.8 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 4 0 8
1 Rod Strickland Bench PG 24:00 5-6 0-0 0-0 10.2 0.0 3 3 6 3 1 0 3 10
  Team                   3         1  
        240 41-85 2-12 15-16 90.8 9 30 42 26 28 10 5 14 99
          48.2% 16.7% 93.8%                    

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
4 Tony Battie Starter C 29:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 1.5 2.0 4 6 0 3 0 0 1 2
7 Tony Delk Starter PG 31:00 4-13 3-9 2-2 7.5 1.0 2 3 3 1 3 0 3 13
34 Paul Pierce Starter SG 45:00 11-25 4-8 16-18 29.8 1.0 13 14 4 1 4 1 6 42
88 Antoine Walker Starter PF 41:00 5-14 1-4 2-2 12.2 2.0 6 8 4 6 2 2 1 13
55 Eric Williams Starter SF 34:00 2-5 0-0 7-7 10.6 4.0 4 8 3 4 0 1 3 11
42 Vin Baker Bench PF 16:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 -1.2 1.0 1 2 1 3 1 0 3 1
0 Walter McCarty Bench C 20:00 4-7 3-6 3-4 12.0 2.0 1 3 2 2 2 0 1 14
41 Bruno Sundov Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Shammond Williams Bench PG 23:00 4-7 3-5 1-2 9.0 0.0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 12
  Team                   9            
        240 31-76 14-32 32-37 109.4 13 31 53 20 20 12 4 18 108
          40.8% 43.8% 86.5%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Troy Hudson
14.2p, 2r, 5.4a
Kendall Gill
10p, 4.1r, 2.2a
Kevin Garnett
21.3p, 13.1r, 5.7a
Gary Trent
6.8p, 4.2r, 0.8a
Rasho Nesterovic
11.9p, 6.3r, 1.4a
Rotation Rod Strickland
6.5p, 2.2r, 4a
Anthony Peeler
7.4p, 3r, 2.3a
 
 
Joe Smith
9.2p, 6.6r, 0.8a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marc Jackson
4.8p, 1.6r, 0.2a

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Tony Delk
13.2p, 4.3r, 3.2a
Paul Pierce
25.8p, 8.5r, 4.6a
Eric Williams
8.5p, 5.3r, 1.5a
Antoine Walker
21.9p, 7.8r, 4.8a
Tony Battie
8.2p, 7r, 0.7a
Rotation Shammond Williams
9.4p, 2.3r, 3a
 
 
 
 
Vin Baker
5.7p, 4.4r, 0.7a
Walter McCarty
4.8p, 2.7r, 1.2a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bruno Sundov
1p, 1.1r, 0.3a

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 40.9
FG% Reggie Slater .556
3P% Anthony Peeler .397
FT% Wally Szczerbiak .955
ORPG Kevin Garnett 2.9
DRPG Kevin Garnett 10.2
RPG Kevin Garnett 13.1
SPG Kevin Garnett 1.5
APG Kevin Garnett 5.7
BPG Joe Smith 1.9
PPG Kevin Garnett 21.3

Boston Celtics Leaders

MPG Antoine Walker 43.0
FG% Tony Battie .568
3P% Tony Battie 1.000
FT% Shammond Williams .825
ORPG Tony Battie 2.5
DRPG Paul Pierce 6.7
RPG Paul Pierce 8.5
SPG Antoine Walker 2.2
APG Antoine Walker 4.8
BPG Tony Battie 1.6
PPG Paul Pierce 25.8

Today's Games

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Minnesota Timberwolves 99

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Utah Jazz 93

Denver Nuggets 80
Orlando Magic 89

Detroit Pistons 109
Cleveland Cavaliers 107

Golden State Warriors 111
Portland Trail Blazers 113

Houston Rockets 101
Atlanta Hawks 82

Indiana Pacers 101
Chicago Bulls 86

Los Angeles Clippers 76
Phoenix Suns 87

Memphis Grizzlies 95
Milwaukee Bucks 84

Philadelphia Sixers 107
Los Angeles Lakers 104

Seattle SuperSonics 86
New Orleans Pelicans 88

Toronto Raptors 77
Miami Heat 97