Minnesota 105, Denver 116

December 10, 2008

Regular Season

Pepsi Center (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 14,007

Officials: Bennie Adams, Tommy Nunez Jr., Sean Corbin

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (7) Denver (15)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (4-17) 30 26 22 27 105
DEN (15-7) 22 22 40 32 116

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 94 112.2 123.9
DEN 94 123.9 112.2

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .466 0.171 0.349 0.261
DEN .531 0.118 0.351 0.370

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
4 Randy Foye Starter PG 43:26 11-24 2-6 2-2 14.0 1.0 3 4 6 3 0 1 2 26
8 Ryan Gomes Starter SF 34:52 4-8 2-3 3-3 5.9 0.0 2 2 2 5 1 1 3 13
25 Al Jefferson Starter C 40:09 12-19 0-0 2-2 22.2 3.0 9 12 2 1 0 3 3 26
1 Rashad McCants Starter SG 30:12 3-11 0-4 4-4 0.2 1.0 2 3 1 3 0 1 3 10
5 Craig Smith Starter PF 24:45 5-9 0-0 3-3 9.4 2.0 3 5 1 2 1 0 1 13
10 Rodney Carney Bench SG 09:12 0-1 0-1 0-0 0.0 0.0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0
42 Kevin Love Bench PF 31:06 4-9 0-0 6-6 17.2 7.0 7 14 3 2 0 0 2 14
12 Kevin Ollie Bench PG 13:43 0-2 0-0 2-2 2.0 0.0 1 1 3 1 1 0 2 2
3 Sebastian Telfair Bench PG 12:35 0-5 0-2 1-2 -0.5 1.0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 1
  Team                   7         1  
        240 39-88 4-16 23-24 88.5 15 28 50 21 21 3 7 17 105
          44.3% 25.0% 95.8%                    

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 38:50 16-29 4-8 9-12 31.2 3.0 8 11 3 3 4 0 2 45
32 Renaldo Balkman Starter SF 22:49 1-4 0-0 1-2 3.8 1.0 4 5 0 1 1 1 1 3
1 Chauncey Billups Starter PG 39:11 7-15 2-7 8-9 17.1 0.0 1 1 6 0 1 0 0 24
31 Maybyner Nene Starter C 38:48 2-5 0-0 1-2 9.8 4.0 5 9 2 3 1 1 1 5
30 Dahntay Jones Starter SG 20:15 2-4 1-1 3-6 2.5 1.0 1 2 1 2 0 0 2 8
11 Chris Andersen Bench C 23:33 2-6 0-1 3-4 11.0 4.0 2 6 1 5 2 4 0 7
5 Anthony Carter Bench PG 24:16 4-7 1-3 2-2 9.2 0.0 1 1 4 1 2 0 2 11
43 Linas Kleiza Bench SF 14:42 1-4 0-2 2-2 -2.2 0.0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 4
5 J.R. Smith Bench SG 17:36 4-7 0-1 1-1 7.4 0.0 2 2 2 3 2 1 1 9
  Team                   15            
        240 39-81 8-23 30-40 97.8 13 24 52 19 21 14 7 11 116
          48.1% 34.8% 75.0%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Randy Foye
14p, 3r, 5.6a
Rashad McCants
9.4p, 1.6r, 1.1a
Ryan Gomes
10.7p, 4.1r, 1.7a
Craig Smith
8.8p, 3.5r, 1.3a
Al Jefferson
21.5p, 10r, 1.8a
Rotation Kevin Ollie
3.5p, 1.1r, 1.5a
 
 
 
 
Kevin Love
9.3p, 7.8r, 1.2a
 
 
Rotation Sebastian Telfair
5.2p, 1.6r, 3.7a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Rodney Carney
2.9p, 1r, 0.2a
 
 
 
 
 
 

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chauncey Billups
18.4p, 2.5r, 6.8a
Dahntay Jones
6p, 2r, 1a
Renaldo Balkman
5.1p, 3.1r, 0.6a
Carmelo Anthony
20.9p, 8.2r, 3.6a
Maybyner Nene
14.6p, 7.3r, 1.3a
Rotation Anthony Carter
6p, 3.2r, 4.5a
J.R. Smith
12.2p, 3.9r, 2.4a
Linas Kleiza
9.4p, 4r, 0.8a
 
 
Chris Andersen
5.5p, 5.2r, 0.6a

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Al Jefferson 36.1
FG% Craig Smith .508
3P% Corey Brewer .417
FT% Brian Cardinal 1.000
ORPG Kevin Love 3.5
DRPG Al Jefferson 6.9
RPG Al Jefferson 10.0
SPG Corey Brewer 1.0
APG Randy Foye 5.6
BPG Al Jefferson 2.0
PPG Al Jefferson 21.5

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Allen Iverson 41.0
FG% Maybyner Nene .627
3P% Dahntay Jones 1.000
FT% Chucky Atkins 1.000
ORPG Carmelo Anthony 2.0
DRPG Carmelo Anthony 6.2
RPG Carmelo Anthony 8.2
SPG Kenyon Martin 1.8
APG Chauncey Billups 6.8
BPG Chris Andersen 2.4
PPG Carmelo Anthony 20.9

Today's Games

Denver Nuggets 116
Minnesota Timberwolves 105

Golden State Warriors 119
Milwaukee Bucks 96

Los Angeles Lakers 115
Phoenix Suns 110

New Jersey Nets 109
New York Knicks 121

New Orleans Pelicans 105
Charlotte Hornets 89

Oklahoma City Thunder 102
Memphis Grizzlies 108

Philadelphia Sixers 93
Cleveland Cavaliers 101

San Antonio Spurs 95
Atlanta Hawks 89

Toronto Raptors 101
Indiana Pacers 88