Minnesota 116, Boston 95

December 15, 2003

Regular Season

TD Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)

Attendance: 17,234

Officials: Bill Kennedy, Rodney Mott, Joe Forte

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (10) Boston (8)

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

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (14-9) 30 27 30 29 116
BOS (12-13) 22 28 19 26 95

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 94 123.2 100.9
BOS 94 100.9 123.2

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .635 0.138 0.125 0.218
BOS .476 0.149 0.296 0.179

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
19 Sam Cassell Starter PG 36:00 12-17 1-2 2-2 23.2 0.0 3 3 9 3 2 0 2 27
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 42:00 10-17 0-0 7-8 28.2 0.0 12 12 7 0 1 1 1 27
23 Trenton Hassell Starter SF 29:00 4-6 0-1 0-0 4.2 0.0 1 1 2 4 0 1 1 8
40 Ervin Johnson Starter C 28:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 5.8 1.0 3 4 1 2 1 0 1 4
8 Latrell Sprewell Starter SG 31:00 5-14 0-1 4-4 5.2 1.0 3 4 3 4 2 0 3 14
44 Ndudi Ebi Bench SF 02:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 2.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
32 Fred Hoiberg Bench SG 29:00 5-7 0-2 2-2 10.5 0.0 4 4 3 1 1 0 2 12
24 Quincy Lewis Bench SF 07:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 3.0 0.0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2
4 Keith McLeod Bench PG 12:00 1-2 0-1 2-2 1.0 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 4
3 Oliver Miller Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 3.5 0.0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0
20 Gary Trent Bench PF 23:00 7-9 0-0 0-2 12.0 3.0 6 9 0 2 0 1 2 14
  Team                   10            
        240 49-78 1-7 17-20 117.2 5 35 50 27 18 9 4 13 116
          62.8% 14.3% 85.0%                    

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
42 Vin Baker Starter PF 30:00 5-10 0-0 2-2 6.2 1.0 4 5 0 3 0 0 0 12
30 Mark Blount Starter C 29:00 5-8 0-0 2-2 1.0 1.0 1 2 0 4 1 1 6 12
13 Mike James Starter PG 33:00 6-16 0-5 1-1 4.1 0.0 2 2 4 2 1 0 2 13
34 Paul Pierce Starter SF 37:00 6-18 1-5 2-4 21.0 3.0 6 9 11 1 3 1 1 15
44 Jiri Welsch Starter SG 36:00 2-5 1-3 3-5 4.9 1.0 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 8
11 Marcus Banks Bench PG 21:00 1-7 1-3 2-2 1.2 0.0 1 1 2 3 3 0 2 5
20 Jumaine Jones Bench SF 18:00 2-5 2-3 0-0 4.5 0.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 6
0 Walter McCarty Bench C 31:00 6-11 5-8 0-0 9.8 0.0 2 2 2 3 1 0 2 17
43 Kendrick Perkins Bench C 05:00 2-4 0-0 3-3 4.4 2.0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 7
  Team                   8         1  
        240 35-84 10-27 15-19 81.1 8 19 35 21 18 10 2 15 95
          41.7% 37.0% 78.9%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
19.3p, 3.3r, 7.5a
Latrell Sprewell
17.7p, 4.5r, 3.8a
Trenton Hassell
4p, 2.9r, 1.3a
Kevin Garnett
24p, 14.2r, 4.7a
Ervin Johnson
1.2p, 2.5r, 0.4a
Rotation Keith McLeod
2.9p, 1r, 1.9a
Fred Hoiberg
8.6p, 3.4r, 1.9a
 
 
Gary Trent
8p, 4.2r, 1a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Quincy Lewis
1.1p, 0.5r, 0.2a
 
 
Oliver Miller
0p, 2r, 1a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Ndudi Ebi
0.9p, 0.1r, 0a
 
 
 
 

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mike James
11.5p, 3.4r, 4.9a
Jiri Welsch
6.2p, 2.6r, 2.1a
Paul Pierce
23.9p, 7.6r, 5.7a
Vin Baker
14p, 6.6r, 1.8a
Mark Blount
6.7p, 4r, 1.2a
Rotation Marcus Banks
4.3p, 1.7r, 2a
 
 
Jumaine Jones
2.5p, 1.5r, 0.6a
 
 
Walter McCarty
3.9p, 1.2r, 0.8a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kendrick Perkins
3.5p, 1r, 0a

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 39.9
FG% Fred Hoiberg .519
3P% Fred Hoiberg .452
FT% Fred Hoiberg .865
ORPG Kevin Garnett 3.1
DRPG Kevin Garnett 11.1
RPG Kevin Garnett 14.2
SPG Latrell Sprewell 1.5
APG Sam Cassell 7.5
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.4
PPG Kevin Garnett 24.0

Boston Celtics Leaders

MPG Paul Pierce 37.8
FG% Mark Blount .592
3P% Tony Battie 1.000
FT% Kendrick Perkins 1.000
ORPG Vin Baker 2.2
DRPG Paul Pierce 6.5
RPG Paul Pierce 7.6
SPG Paul Pierce 1.6
APG Paul Pierce 5.7
BPG Mark Blount 1.2
PPG Paul Pierce 23.9

Today's Games

Boston Celtics 95
Minnesota Timberwolves 116

Dallas Mavericks 111
Toronto Raptors 94

Indiana Pacers 95
Cleveland Cavaliers 85

Los Angeles Clippers 109
New Orleans Pelicans 80

San Antonio Spurs 78
Memphis Grizzlies 67