Minnesota 88, Houston 107

March 20, 2009

Regular Season

Toyota Center (Houston, Texas)

Attendance: 17,456

Officials: Eli Roe, Bob Delaney, David Jones

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (9) Houston (6)

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

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (20-49) 16 21 29 22 88
HOU (46-25) 22 26 35 24 107

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 87 101.5 123.4
HOU 87 123.4 101.5

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .463 0.138 0.333 0.175
HOU .541 0.138 0.295 0.163

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
34 Jason Collins Starter C 15:27 3-8 0-0 1-2 3.8 2.0 2 4 0 2 0 1 0 7
4 Randy Foye Starter SG 32:46 3-11 1-2 2-2 4.8 0.0 1 1 5 2 0 3 3 9
8 Ryan Gomes Starter SF 25:42 2-4 1-1 3-4 6.0 0.0 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 8
42 Kevin Love Starter PF 28:16 7-13 0-1 4-5 15.1 5.0 7 12 0 1 0 0 1 18
3 Sebastian Telfair Starter PG 24:17 4-12 3-5 0-0 3.2 1.0 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 11
1 Bobby Brown Bench PG 06:14 2-3 0-0 0-0 2.8 1.0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 4
14 Brian Cardinal Bench PF 20:01 1-4 1-2 0-0 0.8 0.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 3
10 Rodney Carney Bench SG 25:44 0-3 0-2 0-0 0.8 0.0 2 2 0 1 3 0 1 0
33 Mike Miller Bench SG 30:53 3-6 0-1 0-0 11.0 0.0 4 4 7 1 0 0 0 6
12 Kevin Ollie Bench PG 04:22 0-1 0-0 0-0 1.5 1.0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
5 Craig Smith Bench PF 20:04 8-11 0-0 3-6 11.8 2.0 5 7 0 1 0 1 3 19
23 Shelden Williams Bench C 06:14 1-4 0-0 1-2 3.2 1.0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 3
  Team                   9            
        240 34-80 6-14 14-21 76.6 13 26 48 19 12 5 6 12 88
          42.5% 42.9% 66.7%                    

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
96 Metta World Peace Starter SG 35:33 8-16 2-3 2-2 17.2 1.0 4 5 6 2 1 2 2 20
31 Shane Battier Starter SF 30:27 4-5 2-3 1-1 16.9 2.0 4 6 2 0 1 2 0 11
0 Aaron Brooks Starter PG 25:33 4-9 1-4 4-4 9.0 0.0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 13
11 Yao Ming Starter C 29:49 6-16 0-0 2-2 6.2 4.0 4 8 1 2 0 0 2 14
4 Luis Scola Starter PF 26:32 4-10 0-0 0-0 8.8 2.0 7 9 2 2 2 0 2 8
17 Brent Barry Bench SG 18:12 3-6 3-5 1-1 8.4 1.0 3 4 2 0 0 0 2 10
43 Brian Cook Bench PF 03:42 1-1 1-1 0-0 1.8 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
44 Chuck Hayes Bench PF 18:19 0-1 0-0 0-0 7.8 2.0 4 6 2 3 3 0 0 0
7 Kyle Lowry Bench PG 27:43 4-7 0-1 2-2 10.2 1.0 1 2 4 3 1 1 0 10
13 Von Wafer Bench SG 20:28 5-13 1-2 2-2 4.8 0.0 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 13
8 James White Bench SG 03:42 2-2 1-1 0-0 2.5 0.0 0 0 1 2 1 1 3 5
  Team                   6            
        240 41-86 11-20 14-14 105.5 13 31 50 25 16 9 6 12 107
          47.7% 55.0% 100.0%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sebastian Telfair
9.5p, 1.7r, 4.5a
Randy Foye
16.5p, 3.1r, 4.4a
Ryan Gomes
13.3p, 4.6r, 1.7a
Kevin Love
10.7p, 9r, 1.1a
Jason Collins
1.7p, 2.6r, 0.4a
Rotation  
 
Mike Miller
9.9p, 6.2r, 4.2a
 
 
Craig Smith
9.3p, 3.6r, 1.1a
 
 
Rotation  
 
Rodney Carney
5.6p, 1.7r, 0.3a
 
 
Brian Cardinal
2.5p, 2.1r, 1a
 
 
Lim PT Bobby Brown
5.2p, 0.8r, 1.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shelden Williams
3.7p, 2.9r, 0.2a
Lim PT Kevin Ollie
3.6p, 1.4r, 2a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Aaron Brooks
11.1p, 2.1r, 3.1a
Metta World Peace
17p, 5.3r, 3.2a
Shane Battier
6.4p, 4.8r, 2.3a
Luis Scola
12.6p, 8.7r, 1.4a
Yao Ming
19.8p, 9.7r, 1.8a
Rotation Kyle Lowry
7.6p, 2.3r, 3.6a
Von Wafer
9.7p, 1.8r, 1.1a
 
 
Chuck Hayes
1.1p, 3.4r, 0.5a
 
 
Rotation  
 
Brent Barry
3.9p, 1.8r, 1.3a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
James White
5p, 0r, 1a
 
 
Brian Cook
2.7p, 1.1r, 0.2a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Al Jefferson 36.7
FG% Craig Smith .566
3P% Corey Brewer .417
FT% Brian Cardinal .857
ORPG Kevin Love 3.5
DRPG Al Jefferson 7.5
RPG Al Jefferson 11.0
SPG Randy Foye 1.1
APG Sebastian Telfair 4.5
BPG Al Jefferson 1.7
PPG Al Jefferson 23.1

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Metta World Peace 35.4
FG% James White 1.000
3P% James White 1.000
FT% Brent Barry .944
ORPG Yao Ming 2.6
DRPG Yao Ming 7.1
RPG Yao Ming 9.7
SPG Metta World Peace 1.7
APG Rafer Alston 5.4
BPG Yao Ming 1.9
PPG Yao Ming 19.8

Today's Games

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Dallas Mavericks 94

New Jersey Nets 96
Miami Heat 88

New Orleans Pelicans 96
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