Houston 109, Minnesota 102

December 20, 2008

Regular Season

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: 12,115

Officials: Dan Crawford

Team Rebounds: Houston (1) Minnesota (14)

Technicals: Houston (0) Minnesota (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (18-9) 30 30 22 27 109
MIN (4-22) 32 19 20 31 102

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 93 117.6 110.0
MIN 93 110.0 117.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .608 0.129 0.122 0.257
MIN .478 0.108 0.300 0.191

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
31 Shane Battier Starter SF 35:39 3-8 2-5 2-2 9.8 0.0 4 4 3 1 1 1 1 10
0 Aaron Brooks Starter PG 31:07 4-7 3-6 7-8 20.2 0.0 10 10 5 0 0 0 2 18
3 Tracy McGrady Starter SG 33:47 8-18 2-5 5-5 17.4 0.0 5 5 5 0 1 1 1 23
11 Yao Ming Starter C 35:22 9-17 0-0 0-0 7.0 1.0 3 4 3 5 0 2 4 18
4 Luis Scola Starter PF 13:43 1-1 0-0 1-2 4.8 1.0 3 4 2 4 0 0 0 3
96 Metta World Peace Bench SF 32:07 7-13 3-5 2-2 14.0 1.0 0 1 4 3 3 0 1 19
44 Chuck Hayes Bench PF 26:17 1-2 0-0 0-0 6.2 1.0 9 10 0 4 1 0 1 2
2 Luther Head Bench SF 18:35 6-7 2-2 2-2 13.0 1.0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 16
14 Carl Landry Bench PF 13:23 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.8 0.0 2 2 1 3 0 0 2 0
  Team                   1         1  
        240 39-74 12-23 19-21 106.6 5 36 42 26 22 6 4 13 109
          52.7% 52.2% 90.5%                    

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 33:04 11-21 2-5 0-1 12.9 0.0 6 6 3 3 0 0 1 24
8 Ryan Gomes Starter SF 30:19 2-9 1-4 1-1 -0.1 0.0 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 6
25 Al Jefferson Starter C 44:38 15-31 0-0 4-4 25.0 6.0 7 13 4 1 2 3 4 34
33 Mike Miller Starter SG 05:16 1-3 1-1 0-0 4.2 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 3
5 Craig Smith Starter PF 34:51 5-8 0-0 4-6 11.0 1.0 3 4 1 2 2 0 0 14
10 Rodney Carney Bench SG 06:19 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.2 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
42 Kevin Love Bench PF 06:55 0-1 0-0 0-0 1.2 2.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0
35 Mark Madsen Bench C 09:36 0-0 0-0 0-2 2.0 2.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Rashad McCants Bench SG 39:09 5-13 1-3 5-9 8.4 1.0 4 5 4 3 1 0 2 16
12 Kevin Ollie Bench PG 29:53 1-3 0-0 3-4 3.2 0.0 2 2 2 3 1 0 1 5
  Team                   14            
        240 40-89 5-13 17-27 81.6 12 28 54 18 15 6 3 10 102
          44.9% 38.5% 63.0%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Aaron Brooks
10.9p, 2.1r, 2.4a
Tracy McGrady
16.9p, 4.9r, 4.8a
Shane Battier
8.4p, 3.9r, 2.4a
Luis Scola
11.3p, 7.6r, 1.1a
Yao Ming
20p, 9.5r, 1.6a
Rotation  
 
 
 
Metta World Peace
15.8p, 5.7r, 3.2a
Chuck Hayes
1.2p, 3.9r, 0.6a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
Luther Head
5.3p, 1.3r, 1.7a
Carl Landry
8.9p, 5.4r, 0.9a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Randy Foye
13.7p, 3r, 5.3a
Mike Miller
10.7p, 5.9r, 3.7a
Ryan Gomes
9.9p, 4r, 1.8a
Craig Smith
9.9p, 3.7r, 1.3a
Al Jefferson
22.2p, 10.3r, 1.8a
Rotation Kevin Ollie
4.6p, 1.2r, 1.7a
Rashad McCants
9.9p, 1.8r, 1a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Rodney Carney
2.2p, 0.9r, 0.2a
 
 
Kevin Love
8p, 7.9r, 1.2a
Mark Madsen
0p, 1.3r, 0.4a

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Metta World Peace 37.4
FG% Carl Landry .574
3P% Tracy McGrady .429
FT% Luther Head 1.000
ORPG Yao Ming 2.7
DRPG Yao Ming 6.8
RPG Yao Ming 9.5
SPG Metta World Peace 1.8
APG Rafer Alston 5.2
BPG Yao Ming 1.7
PPG Yao Ming 20.0

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Al Jefferson 36.7
FG% Craig Smith .526
3P% Corey Brewer .417
FT% Kevin Ollie .872
ORPG Kevin Love 3.5
DRPG Al Jefferson 7.0
RPG Al Jefferson 10.3
SPG Corey Brewer 1.0
APG Randy Foye 5.3
BPG Al Jefferson 2.0
PPG Al Jefferson 22.2

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New Orleans Pelicans 99
Sacramento Kings 90

Orlando Magic 106
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