Denver 81, Minnesota 95

April 21, 2004

Opening Round - Minnesota wins 4-1

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: 18,101

Officials: Mark Wunderlich, Dick Bavetta, Luis Grillo

Team Rebounds: Denver (8) Minnesota (12)

Technicals: Denver (0) Minnesota (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
DEN (43-39) 27 9 18 27 81
MIN (58-24) 28 22 16 29 95

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
DEN 87 93.3 109.5
MIN 87 109.5 93.3

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
DEN .421 0.150 0.237 0.224
MIN .519 0.138 0.237 0.165

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
15 Carmelo Anthony Starter SF 37:00 5-11 0-1 5-6 7.5 1.0 8 9 3 2 1 0 7 15
23 Marcus Camby Starter PF 37:00 1-9 0-0 0-0 0.8 0.0 4 4 1 3 2 1 0 2
31 Maybyner Nene Starter C 25:00 2-6 0-0 4-8 6.8 4.0 1 5 3 5 1 0 0 8
1 Voshon Lenard Starter SG 32:00 8-17 2-5 6-6 9.2 0.0 3 3 1 2 0 0 2 24
24 Andre Miller Starter PG 33:00 6-13 0-1 0-0 5.2 0.0 2 2 2 1 2 0 2 12
11 Chris Andersen Bench C 03:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 3.8 1.0 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
20 Jon Barry Bench SG 19:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 5.8 1.0 4 5 2 2 1 0 0 2
32 Ryan Bowen Bench PF 03:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Earl Boykins Bench PG 18:00 5-11 0-1 2-3 6.1 2.0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 12
51 Michael Doleac Bench C 10:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2.0 0.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
56 Francisco Elson Bench C 20:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 -1.0 0.0 2 2 0 4 1 0 2 2
7 Rodney White Bench SF 03:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Team                   8            
        240 31-76 2-8 17-23 70.6 9 29 46 14 21 9 1 13 81
          40.8% 25.0% 73.9%                    

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 39:00 6-17 0-4 0-0 7.0 0.0 1 1 9 2 2 0 3 12
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 44:00 9-27 0-1 2-2 27.5 2.0 20 22 10 1 1 3 2 20
23 Trenton Hassell Starter SF 26:00 2-4 0-0 1-2 3.2 3.0 2 5 0 3 0 0 1 5
40 Ervin Johnson Starter C 18:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 2.8 2.0 2 4 0 4 1 0 1 2
8 Latrell Sprewell Starter SG 36:00 11-17 7-8 2-3 14.1 0.0 0 0 2 4 0 0 3 31
32 Fred Hoiberg Bench SG 15:00 2-3 1-2 0-0 3.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
35 Mark Madsen Bench C 06:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Darrick Martin Bench PG 09:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5 0.0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0
3 Oliver Miller Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
34 Michael Olowokandi Bench C 26:00 2-3 0-0 4-4 6.5 2.0 3 5 0 4 0 1 1 8
10 Wally Szczerbiak Bench SF 19:00 4-6 0-0 3-3 4.6 0.0 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 11
20 Gary Trent Bench PF 01:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   12            
        240 37-79 8-15 13-16 86.0 9 29 50 25 25 5 4 12 95
          46.8% 53.3% 81.3%                    

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Andre Miller
14.8p, 4.5r, 6.1a
Voshon Lenard
14.2p, 2.7r, 2.1a
Carmelo Anthony
21p, 6.1r, 2.8a
Marcus Camby
8.6p, 10.1r, 1.8a
Maybyner Nene
11.8p, 6.5r, 2.2a
Rotation Earl Boykins
10.2p, 1.7r, 3.6a
Jon Barry
6.2p, 2.2r, 2.6a
 
 
 
 
Francisco Elson
3.5p, 3.3r, 0.5a
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael Doleac
4.5p, 3.7r, 0.6a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Rodney White
7.5p, 2.3r, 0.8a
Ryan Bowen
0.9p, 1.7r, 0.3a
Chris Andersen
3.4p, 4.2r, 0.5a

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
19.8p, 3.3r, 7.3a
Latrell Sprewell
16.8p, 3.8r, 3.5a
Trenton Hassell
5p, 3.2r, 1.6a
Kevin Garnett
24.2p, 13.9r, 5a
Ervin Johnson
1.9p, 3.5r, 0.4a
Rotation  
 
Fred Hoiberg
6.7p, 3.4r, 1.4a
Wally Szczerbiak
10.2p, 3.1r, 1.2a
 
 
Michael Olowokandi
6.5p, 5.7r, 0.6a
Lim PT Darrick Martin
3.4p, 0.4r, 1.4a
 
 
 
 
Gary Trent
5.6p, 3.2r, 0.7a
Mark Madsen
3.6p, 3.8r, 0.4a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oliver Miller
2.5p, 2.7r, 0.8a

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Marcus Camby 37.0
FG% Francisco Elson .800
3P% Earl Boykins .667
FT% Jon Barry 1.000
ORPG Maybyner Nene 3.5
DRPG Carmelo Anthony 6.0
RPG Carmelo Anthony 7.5
SPG Carmelo Anthony 1.5
APG Maybyner Nene 3.5
BPG Marcus Camby 1.5
PPG Carmelo Anthony 17.0

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Sam Cassell 40.5
FG% Michael Olowokandi .667
3P% Latrell Sprewell .636
FT% Sam Cassell 1.000
ORPG Ervin Johnson 3.5
DRPG Kevin Garnett 18.0
RPG Kevin Garnett 21.0
SPG Latrell Sprewell 1.5
APG Kevin Garnett 7.0
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.5
PPG Sam Cassell 26.0

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