Minnesota 88, Phoenix 117

April 4, 2008

Regular Season

Talking Stick Resort Arena (Phoenix, Arizona)

Attendance: 18,422

Officials: Ron Garretson, Mark Ayotte, Jack Nies

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (10) Phoenix (9)

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

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (19-56) 15 26 23 24 88
PHX (51-25) 36 26 24 31 117

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 95 93.0 123.7
PHX 95 123.7 93.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .397 0.053 0.385 0.069
PHX .625 0.159 0.154 0.289

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
51 Michael Doleac Starter C 12:28 2-6 0-0 0-0 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 4
4 Randy Foye Starter PG 29:41 4-16 1-3 0-0 1.0 0.0 2 2 3 3 1 0 0 9
8 Ryan Gomes Starter SF 32:08 5-10 0-1 0-0 9.0 0.0 4 4 3 1 1 0 0 10
55 Marko Jaric Starter SG 34:03 6-15 0-0 0-0 10.0 3.0 3 6 4 2 2 0 1 12
25 Al Jefferson Starter PF 35:06 11-26 0-0 2-4 11.8 5.0 7 12 1 3 1 0 2 24
13 Corey Brewer Bench SF 27:39 2-6 0-0 1-1 4.1 3.0 0 3 1 4 2 0 0 5
1 Rashad McCants Bench SG 26:18 3-12 2-6 2-4 1.0 1.0 2 3 2 4 0 0 1 10
32 Chris Richard Bench C 16:50 1-4 0-0 0-2 1.8 3.0 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 2
5 Craig Smith Bench PF 11:55 3-4 0-0 2-2 5.2 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 8
30 Kirk Snyder Bench SG 13:52 2-3 0-0 0-0 4.2 0.0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 4
  Team                   10         1  
        240 39-102 3-10 7-13 55.1 15 24 49 14 21 9 2 6 88
          38.2% 30.0% 53.8%                    

Phoenix Suns

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
19 Raja Bell Starter SG 27:26 6-11 3-4 0-0 13.2 0.0 4 4 5 1 0 0 1 15
33 Grant Hill Starter SF 28:45 3-4 0-1 10-11 15.9 2.0 8 10 0 0 0 0 1 16
13 Steve Nash Starter PG 27:23 5-6 3-3 1-1 16.4 0.0 3 3 11 0 1 0 7 14
32 Shaquille O'Neal Starter C 22:25 2-5 0-0 1-2 14.0 3.0 8 11 2 1 1 2 0 5
1 Amar'e Stoudemire Starter PF 28:29 9-15 0-0 6-6 18.5 1.0 8 9 2 4 0 2 1 24
19 Leandro Barbosa Bench SG 24:57 5-11 1-4 0-0 4.2 0.0 2 2 4 2 0 0 3 11
3 Boris Diaw Bench PF 27:14 3-4 0-0 3-6 4.8 0.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 9
2 Gordan Giricek Bench SG 19:27 3-9 2-4 0-0 1.5 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 8
4 Sean Marks Bench C 05:52 2-2 0-0 1-2 5.8 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 5
52 Eric Piatkowski Bench SF 05:52 1-1 0-0 0-0 2.2 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
54 Brian Skinner Bench C 16:18 2-5 0-1 0-2 10.5 2.0 6 8 0 1 1 4 0 4
8 D.J. Strawberry Bench SG 05:52 2-3 0-0 0-0 5.8 0.0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4
  Team                   9            
        240 43-76 9-17 22-30 122.8 8 44 61 31 12 3 10 15 117
          56.6% 52.9% 73.3%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Randy Foye
11.5p, 3.3r, 3.9a
Marko Jaric
8.3p, 3r, 4.2a
Ryan Gomes
12.4p, 5.6r, 1.6a
Al Jefferson
21p, 11.3r, 1.4a
Michael Doleac
2.4p, 2r, 0.3a
Rotation  
 
Rashad McCants
14.8p, 2.8r, 2.3a
Corey Brewer
5.7p, 3.6r, 1.4a
Craig Smith
9.5p, 4.5r, 0.7a
Chris Richard
1.8p, 2.2r, 0.3a
Rotation  
 
Kirk Snyder
6.8p, 3r, 1.7a
 
 
 
 
 
 

Phoenix Suns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Steve Nash
17.4p, 3.4r, 11.2a
Raja Bell
12p, 3.7r, 2.3a
Grant Hill
13.5p, 5.1r, 3a
Amar'e Stoudemire
25.1p, 9.3r, 1.4a
Shaquille O'Neal
13.6p, 8.9r, 1.6a
Rotation  
 
Leandro Barbosa
16p, 2.8r, 2.7a
 
 
Boris Diaw
8.8p, 4.7r, 3.9a
Brian Skinner
3.4p, 3.7r, 0.2a
Rotation  
 
Gordan Giricek
5.3p, 1.5r, 1a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
D.J. Strawberry
2.2p, 0.7r, 0.7a
Eric Piatkowski
2.2p, 0.7r, 0.5a
 
 
Sean Marks
2.4p, 1.3r, 0.2a

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Al Jefferson 35.7
FG% Craig Smith .563
3P% Rashad McCants .405
FT% Greg Buckner .864
ORPG Al Jefferson 3.8
DRPG Al Jefferson 7.4
RPG Al Jefferson 11.3
SPG Marko Jaric 1.3
APG Sebastian Telfair 5.9
BPG Theo Ratliff 1.9
PPG Al Jefferson 21.0

Phoenix Suns Leaders

MPG Shawn Marion 36.4
FG% Shaquille O'Neal .607
3P% Brian Skinner .667
FT% Eric Piatkowski 1.000
ORPG Shaquille O'Neal 2.3
DRPG Shaquille O'Neal 8.2
RPG Shaquille O'Neal 10.5
SPG Shawn Marion 2.0
APG Steve Nash 11.2
BPG Amar'e Stoudemire 2.2
PPG Amar'e Stoudemire 25.1

Today's Games

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Detroit Pistons 106
New Jersey Nets 87

Los Angeles Lakers 112
Dallas Mavericks 108

Memphis Grizzlies 86
Golden State Warriors 117

Milwaukee Bucks 101
Indiana Pacers 105

New Orleans Pelicans 118
New York Knicks 110

Phoenix Suns 117
Minnesota Timberwolves 88

Seattle SuperSonics 66
Houston Rockets 79

Toronto Raptors 100
Charlotte Hornets 105

Utah Jazz 90
San Antonio Spurs 64

Washington Wizards 109
Miami Heat 95