Minnesota 90, L.A. Lakers 96

May 31, 2004

Conference Finals - Los Angeles wins 4-2

Staples Center (Los Angeles, California)

Attendance: 18,997

Officials: Dick Bavetta, Eddie Rush, Ken Mauer

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (5) Los Angeles (15)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Los Angeles (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (58-24) 17 29 22 22 90
LAL (56-26) 28 20 19 29 96

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 88 101.7 108.5
LAL 88 108.5 101.7

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .446 0.203 0.250 0.324
LAL .506 0.113 0.368 0.218

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 PF 43:00 9-20 0-1 4-6 12.5 4.0 13 17 2 6 1 2 8 22
23 Trenton Hassell Starter SF 33:00 5-10 1-1 0-0 4.0 1.0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 11
15 Darrick Martin Starter PG 24:00 3-6 0-1 2-2 11.0 3.0 3 6 5 2 0 0 1 8
34 Michael Olowokandi Starter C 17:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 3.5 1.0 3 4 0 4 0 1 0 2
8 Latrell Sprewell Starter SG 44:00 8-22 0-3 11-11 11.9 0.0 4 4 5 1 1 0 3 27
32 Fred Hoiberg Bench SG 26:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 7.5 1.0 6 7 2 0 1 0 2 4
40 Ervin Johnson Bench C 05:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.8 0.0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
35 Mark Madsen Bench C 14:00 1-2 0-0 1-1 1.9 2.0 1 3 1 4 0 0 1 3
3 Oliver Miller Bench C 05:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -2.8 0.0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0
10 Wally Szczerbiak Bench SF 29:00 3-8 1-3 6-6 7.5 0.0 5 5 1 4 1 1 2 13
  Team                   5         1  
        240 32-74 2-9 24-26 82.2 12 36 53 17 31 4 5 19 90
          43.2% 22.2% 92.3%                    

Los Angeles Lakers

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
24 Kobe Bryant Starter SG 39:00 6-17 1-3 7-11 8.6 0.0 0 0 4 3 2 1 0 20
3 Devean George Starter SF 21:00 2-6 0-3 0-0 3.2 2.0 1 3 1 4 2 1 1 4
11 Karl Malone Starter PF 43:00 4-9 0-0 2-3 12.6 2.0 8 10 7 5 1 0 3 10
34 Shaquille O'Neal Starter C 38:00 9-15 0-0 7-20 11.2 5.0 6 11 1 5 0 1 4 25
20 Gary Payton Starter PG 35:00 3-11 1-4 0-0 10.5 2.0 1 3 8 2 1 1 0 7
43 Brian Cook Bench PF 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Derek Fisher Bench PG 27:00 1-7 1-3 1-2 6.8 1.0 3 4 6 3 1 0 0 4
17 Rick Fox Bench SF 05:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 1.2 1.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 Slava Medvedenko Bench PF 07:00 4-4 0-0 0-0 7.5 1.0 2 3 0 2 0 1 0 8
21 Kareem Rush Bench SG 23:00 6-8 6-7 0-0 15.2 0.0 3 3 3 2 1 0 2 18
  Team                   15            
        240 35-78 9-21 17-36 87.0 14 24 53 31 26 8 5 10 96
          44.9% 42.9% 47.2%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

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

Los Angeles Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Gary Payton
14.6p, 4.2r, 5.5a
Kobe Bryant
24p, 5.5r, 5.1a
Devean George
7.4p, 4r, 1.4a
Karl Malone
13.2p, 8.7r, 3.9a
Shaquille O'Neal
21.5p, 11.5r, 2.9a
Rotation Derek Fisher
7.1p, 1.9r, 2.3a
Kareem Rush
6.4p, 1.3r, 0.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Rick Fox
4.8p, 2.7r, 2.6a
Slava Medvedenko
8.3p, 5r, 0.8a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Brian Cook
4.4p, 2.9r, 0.6a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 43.5
FG% Mark Madsen .531
3P% Trenton Hassell .500
FT% Fred Hoiberg .938
ORPG Kevin Garnett 2.2
DRPG Kevin Garnett 12.4
RPG Kevin Garnett 14.6
SPG Latrell Sprewell 1.6
APG Kevin Garnett 5.1
BPG Kevin Garnett 2.3
PPG Kevin Garnett 24.3

Los Angeles Lakers Leaders

MPG Kobe Bryant 43.6
FG% Shaquille O'Neal .579
3P% Luke Walton .571
FT% Slava Medvedenko .846
ORPG Shaquille O'Neal 4.5
DRPG Shaquille O'Neal 9.5
RPG Shaquille O'Neal 13.9
SPG Kobe Bryant 1.9
APG Gary Payton 5.5
BPG Shaquille O'Neal 3.4
PPG Kobe Bryant 25.1

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