Minnesota 84, Denver 82

April 27, 2004

Opening Round - Minnesota wins 4-1

Pepsi Center (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 19,624

Officials: Ron Garretson, Bennett Salvatore, Ron Olesiak

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (9) Denver (10)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (58-24) 20 16 30 18 84
DEN (43-39) 20 16 27 19 82

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 89 94.0 91.8
DEN 89 91.8 94.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .477 0.190 0.125 0.318
DEN .397 0.157 0.392 0.098

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 37:00 4-10 1-3 6-7 7.9 0.0 6 6 4 3 0 0 4 15
21 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 44:00 8-17 0-0 11-15 20.1 0.0 14 14 5 4 1 2 5 27
23 Trenton Hassell Starter SF 36:00 7-10 0-0 0-0 12.2 3.0 1 4 0 2 5 0 2 14
40 Ervin Johnson Starter C 37:00 1-3 0-0 2-4 4.8 1.0 4 5 0 3 0 3 1 4
8 Latrell Sprewell Starter SG 39:00 6-16 1-1 0-2 7.8 0.0 6 6 4 2 1 1 2 13
32 Fred Hoiberg Bench SG 29:00 4-8 1-3 0-0 7.2 1.0 1 2 2 3 2 0 0 9
35 Mark Madsen Bench C 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
15 Darrick Martin Bench PG 03:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 -0.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
34 Michael Olowokandi Bench C 11:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.0 0.0 3 3 0 3 0 1 2 0
20 Gary Trent Bench PF 02:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   9         1  
        240 30-66 3-7 21-30 77.5 5 35 49 15 22 9 7 18 84
          45.5% 42.9% 70.0%                    

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 32:00 1-16 0-2 0-0 -6.5 2.0 6 8 1 2 1 0 4 2
23 Marcus Camby Starter PF 42:00 3-7 0-0 3-6 15.0 2.0 12 14 5 3 0 1 2 9
31 Maybyner Nene Starter C 29:00 4-10 0-0 3-4 7.5 4.0 4 8 2 5 1 0 2 11
1 Voshon Lenard Starter SG 32:00 11-20 6-7 0-0 14.2 2.0 1 3 1 3 1 0 2 28
24 Andre Miller Starter PG 38:00 6-16 0-0 1-3 8.1 5.0 1 6 2 3 2 0 0 13
11 Chris Andersen Bench C 06:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 5.5 2.0 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 4
20 Jon Barry Bench SG 12:00 1-3 1-1 0-0 4.0 0.0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 3
11 Earl Boykins Bench PG 30:00 4-12 0-3 2-2 5.8 1.0 2 3 4 2 2 0 2 10
51 Michael Doleac Bench C 08:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1.0 1.0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 2
56 Francisco Elson Bench C 11:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 -3.0 1.0 1 2 0 3 0 0 1 0
  Team                   10         0  
        240 33-92 7-13 9-15 77.6 20 31 61 18 24 8 1 14 82
          35.9% 53.8% 60.0%                    

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
 
 
 
 
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

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
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael Doleac
4.5p, 3.7r, 0.6a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chris Andersen
3.4p, 4.2r, 0.5a

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 42.0
FG% Trenton Hassell .600
3P% Latrell Sprewell .550
FT% Fred Hoiberg 1.000
ORPG Trenton Hassell 2.5
DRPG Kevin Garnett 14.8
RPG Kevin Garnett 16.8
SPG Trenton Hassell 1.8
APG Kevin Garnett 6.8
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.0
PPG Kevin Garnett 25.2

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Marcus Camby 38.0
FG% Ryan Bowen 1.000
3P% Voshon Lenard .526
FT% Jon Barry 1.000
ORPG Maybyner Nene 2.8
DRPG Marcus Camby 7.8
RPG Marcus Camby 10.5
SPG Carmelo Anthony 1.2
APG Earl Boykins 3.8
BPG Marcus Camby 1.2
PPG Voshon Lenard 17.0

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