Houston 86, Minnesota 98

December 21, 2002

Regular Season

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: 16,329

Officials: Tony Brothers, Bob Delaney, Sean Corbin

Team Rebounds: Houston (8) Minnesota (8)

Technicals: Houston (0) Minnesota (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (15-11) 20 25 24 17 86
MIN (15-13) 20 23 21 24 98

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 88 97.6 111.2
MIN 88 111.2 97.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .427 0.136 0.289 0.195
MIN .506 0.091 0.205 0.155

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
3 Steve Francis Starter PG 40:00 8-19 1-1 7-9 17.4 4.0 6 10 3 3 1 0 0 24
33 Eddie Griffin Starter PF 26:00 2-6 0-1 1-2 0.5 2.0 3 5 0 3 1 2 5 5
11 Yao Ming Starter C 35:00 4-9 0-0 4-4 15.2 2.0 10 12 4 0 1 3 6 12
5 Cuttino Mobley Starter SG 39:00 5-13 0-6 2-2 7.5 1.0 2 3 4 1 1 0 1 12
41 Glen Rice Starter SF 26:00 4-12 1-6 1-3 0.9 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
13 Kelvin Cato Bench C 13:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 8.2 3.0 4 7 1 3 1 0 0 4
1 Juaquin Hawkins Bench SF 02:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 -1.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
44 Terence Morris Bench PF 20:00 1-4 0-2 0-0 3.2 1.0 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 2
9 Bostjan Nachbar Bench SF 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Moochie Norris Bench PG 16:00 3-6 0-1 0-0 8.8 0.0 3 3 4 0 1 0 0 6
55 James Posey Bench SF 02:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Mo Taylor Bench PF 20:00 5-8 0-0 1-2 5.5 0.0 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 11
  Team                   8            
        240 34-82 2-19 16-22 77.2 13 32 53 19 14 6 6 12 86
          41.5% 10.5% 72.7%                    

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 0-1 7-7 21.9 1.0 10 11 5 2 0 1 1 27
9 Kendall Gill Starter SG 22:00 3-8 0-0 0-0 2.0 1.0 2 3 3 3 2 0 4 6
16 Troy Hudson Starter PG 21:00 5-9 5-8 0-0 11.2 0.0 0 0 5 2 0 0 1 15
8 Rasho Nesterovic Starter C 26:00 5-9 0-0 0-0 7.2 0.0 2 2 1 5 2 2 0 10
20 Gary Trent Starter PF 35:00 6-10 0-0 0-0 18.0 5.0 8 13 3 3 1 1 1 12
25 Marc Jackson Bench C 20:00 4-10 0-0 2-2 0.8 0.0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 10
44 Anthony Peeler Bench SG 27:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 3.2 0.0 4 4 3 1 0 0 0 0
32 Joe Smith Bench PF 18:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 7.0 1.0 2 3 0 1 2 2 0 4
1 Rod Strickland Bench PG 29:00 5-11 0-1 4-6 13.2 0.0 3 3 7 1 2 0 1 14
  Team                   8            
        240 40-84 5-10 13-15 88.6 8 31 47 28 22 9 6 8 98
          47.6% 50.0% 86.7%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Steve Francis
23.5p, 6.5r, 6a
Cuttino Mobley
18p, 3.9r, 3.3a
Glen Rice
10p, 3.6r, 1.4a
Eddie Griffin
8.2p, 5.7r, 1a
Yao Ming
12.8p, 7.9r, 1.3a
Rotation Moochie Norris
5.5p, 2.5r, 2.7a
 
 
 
 
Terence Morris
3.6p, 3.2r, 0.5a
Kelvin Cato
4.7p, 7r, 0.5a
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Mo Taylor
6.3p, 2.9r, 0.9a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
James Posey
13p, 5.4r, 2.9a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Juaquin Hawkins
3.4p, 2.1r, 1.4a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Bostjan Nachbar
2p, 0.8r, 0.4a
 
 
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Troy Hudson
14.2p, 1.9r, 5.4a
Kendall Gill
9.9p, 4.1r, 2.2a
Kevin Garnett
21.5p, 13r, 5.7a
Gary Trent
7p, 4.5r, 0.9a
Rasho Nesterovic
11.8p, 6.2r, 1.4a
Rotation Rod Strickland
6.8p, 2.2r, 4.1a
Anthony Peeler
7.1p, 3r, 2.4a
 
 
Joe Smith
8.9p, 6.4r, 0.8a
Marc Jackson
5p, 1.5r, 0.3a

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Cuttino Mobley 42.7
FG% Tito Maddox 1.000
3P% Bostjan Nachbar .500
FT% Jason Collier 1.000
ORPG Yao Ming 2.7
DRPG Yao Ming 5.2
RPG Yao Ming 7.9
SPG Steve Francis 1.8
APG Steve Francis 6.0
BPG Yao Ming 2.0
PPG Steve Francis 23.5

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 41.0
FG% Reggie Slater .556
3P% Anthony Peeler .397
FT% Wally Szczerbiak .955
ORPG Kevin Garnett 2.8
DRPG Kevin Garnett 10.2
RPG Kevin Garnett 13.0
SPG Kevin Garnett 1.5
APG Kevin Garnett 5.7
BPG Joe Smith 1.9
PPG Kevin Garnett 21.5

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