Houston 86, Minnesota 94

March 20, 2005

Regular Season

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: 18,071

Officials: Rodney Mott, Tony Brown, Joe DeRosa

Team Rebounds: Houston (13) Minnesota (8)

Technicals: Houston (1 (Bench)) Minnesota (1 (Bench))

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (39-27) 16 28 18 24 86
MIN (34-34) 25 32 25 12 94

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 81 105.8 115.6
MIN 81 115.6 105.8

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .380 0.098 0.419 0.451
MIN .480 0.135 0.256 0.276

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
3 Tracy McGrady Starter SF 38:00 4-22 0-5 7-10 4.0 2.0 5 7 4 1 2 0 2 15
11 Yao Ming Starter C 31:00 5-9 0-0 11-16 11.8 3.0 2 5 1 4 0 3 3 21
3 Bob Sura Starter PG 30:00 2-6 0-1 3-4 1.2 0.0 3 3 1 2 0 0 2 7
30 Clarence Weatherspoon Starter PF 17:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0.2 2.0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
7 David Wesley Starter SG 27:00 2-9 2-6 0-0 1.8 0.0 4 4 1 1 0 0 1 6
20 Jon Barry Bench SG 27:00 2-2 0-0 5-5 11.4 2.0 1 3 3 2 1 0 0 9
40 Ryan Bowen Bench PF 15:00 3-4 0-0 0-0 3.5 3.0 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 6
7 Mike James Bench PG 26:00 5-13 1-4 2-4 11.5 1.0 5 6 3 2 3 0 0 13
55 Dikembe Mutombo Bench C 16:00 1-3 0-0 3-6 7.5 5.0 4 9 0 4 1 0 0 5
35 Scott Padgett Bench PF 13:00 1-2 1-2 1-2 2.0 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
  Team                   13         1  
        240 25-71 4-18 32-47 64.9 18 25 56 13 24 7 3 9 86
          35.2% 22.2% 68.1%                    

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 37:00 9-19 1-1 11-12 33.2 5.0 12 17 6 2 1 3 1 30
23 Trenton Hassell Starter SF 27:00 2-7 0-0 0-0 -2.8 0.0 0 0 1 5 1 0 1 4
16 Troy Hudson Starter PG 22:00 2-6 2-4 1-2 6.5 0.0 3 3 3 1 1 0 1 7
34 Michael Olowokandi Starter C 13:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2.5 2.0 0 2 1 4 0 1 0 2
8 Latrell Sprewell Starter SG 35:00 4-11 0-1 2-2 5.2 2.0 5 7 0 3 2 0 2 10
19 Sam Cassell Bench PG 26:00 7-9 2-2 2-2 12.8 1.0 1 2 4 1 1 0 4 18
41 Eddie Griffin Bench C 16:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 1.8 1.0 4 5 1 4 0 2 1 0
32 Fred Hoiberg Bench SG 22:00 0-5 0-2 0-0 -1.8 0.0 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 0
10 Wally Szczerbiak Bench SF 33:00 7-13 2-3 4-4 15.8 0.0 4 4 5 2 1 0 1 20
12 John Thomas Bench PF 09:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 0.8 0.0 1 1 0 5 0 1 0 3
  Team                   8         1  
        240 33-76 7-14 21-24 82.0 11 32 51 23 30 7 7 12 94
          43.4% 50.0% 87.5%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Bob Sura
10.4p, 5.9r, 5.2a
David Wesley
12.4p, 3.1r, 3.3a
Tracy McGrady
25.4p, 6.3r, 5.9a
Clarence Weatherspoon
1.9p, 2.1r, 0.2a
Yao Ming
18.4p, 8.4r, 0.8a
Rotation Mike James
11.9p, 2.7r, 4a
Jon Barry
6.7p, 2.4r, 2.5a
 
 
Ryan Bowen
1.3p, 0.9r, 0.2a
Dikembe Mutombo
4p, 4.8r, 0.1a
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Scott Padgett
3.6p, 2.3r, 0.7a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Troy Hudson
8.8p, 1.3r, 3.5a
Latrell Sprewell
12.8p, 3.1r, 2.2a
Trenton Hassell
6.1p, 2.8r, 1.6a
Kevin Garnett
22.5p, 13.9r, 5.6a
Michael Olowokandi
5.4p, 4.7r, 0.4a
Rotation Sam Cassell
13.5p, 2.6r, 5.4a
Fred Hoiberg
6p, 2.4r, 1.1a
Wally Szczerbiak
15.9p, 3.8r, 2.5a
 
 
Eddie Griffin
7.5p, 6.3r, 0.7a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
John Thomas
2.5p, 1.9r, 0.4a
 
 

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Tracy McGrady 41.7
FG% Yao Ming .551
3P% Rod Strickland .500
FT% Vin Baker 1.000
ORPG Yao Ming 2.7
DRPG Yao Ming 5.7
RPG Yao Ming 8.4
SPG Tracy McGrady 1.7
APG Tracy McGrady 5.9
BPG Yao Ming 1.9
PPG Tracy McGrady 25.4

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Kevin Garnett 38.7
FG% Ervin Johnson .529
3P% Ervin Johnson 1.000
FT% Fred Hoiberg .893
ORPG Kevin Garnett 3.0
DRPG Kevin Garnett 10.9
RPG Kevin Garnett 13.9
SPG Kevin Garnett 1.4
APG Kevin Garnett 5.6
BPG Eddie Griffin 1.7
PPG Kevin Garnett 22.5

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