Minnesota 101, Houston 104

April 15, 2018

Opening Round - Houston wins 4-1

Toyota Center (Houston, Texas)

Attendance: 18,055

Officials: James Williams, Tony Brown, Ken Mauer, Dedric Taylor

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (6) Houston (11)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) Houston (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (47-35) 21 26 25 29 101
HOU (65-17) 27 27 22 28 104

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 93 108.8 112.1
HOU 93 112.1 108.8

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .488 0.140 0.234 0.288
HOU .530 0.119 0.216 0.193

Minnesota Timberwolves

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
23 Jimmy Butler Starter SG 36:10 4-11 2-5 3-3 10.6 1.0 4 5 3 4 2 0 0 13
67 Taj Gibson Starter PF 31:47 4-6 0-0 1-1 7.6 2.0 4 6 1 1 0 0 2 9
0 Jeff Teague Starter PG 28:32 4-9 1-4 6-7 15.6 1.0 8 9 8 4 1 1 5 15
32 Karl-Anthony Towns Starter C 40:03 3-9 0-2 2-4 9.8 4.0 8 12 2 2 0 1 2 8
22 Andrew Wiggins Starter SF 32:07 7-15 1-3 3-4 7.2 2.0 4 6 1 4 0 0 2 18
88 Nemanja Bjelica Bench PF 05:53 0-2 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Jamal Crawford Bench SG 26:06 4-11 3-7 4-4 8.8 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 15
5 Gorgui Dieng Bench C 07:57 2-3 0-0 3-4 5.2 1.0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 7
1 Tyus Jones Bench PG 07:28 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
25 Derrick Rose Bench PG 23:57 7-14 1-2 1-1 7.1 0.0 2 2 4 3 0 0 2 16
  Team                   6         1  
        240 35-80 8-23 23-28 95.0 11 36 53 22 19 3 2 14 101
          43.8% 34.8% 82.1%                    

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
1 Trevor Ariza Starter PF 32:42 1-6 0-4 1-4 1.5 1.0 4 5 0 1 2 0 1 3
15 Clint Capela Starter C 34:27 10-15 0-0 4-4 25.0 5.0 7 12 1 3 1 3 0 24
13 James Harden Starter SG 40:55 15-26 7-12 7-9 30.6 2.0 2 4 8 2 2 0 3 44
3 Chris Paul Starter PG 33:56 5-14 1-6 3-4 2.8 0.0 3 3 4 3 2 0 6 14
4 P.J. Tucker Starter SF 30:46 1-5 1-5 0-0 -1.2 0.0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 3
10 Eric Gordon Bench SG 29:45 3-10 1-7 0-0 4.2 0.0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 7
14 Gerald Green Bench SF 19:44 2-5 0-3 0-0 4.0 0.0 7 7 0 3 0 0 0 4
7 Joe Johnson Bench PF 06:42 0-0 0-0 0-0 2.5 0.0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
42 Maybyner Nene Bench C 11:03 2-2 0-0 1-2 4.0 0.0 3 3 0 4 0 1 0 5
  Team                   11            
        240 39-83 10-37 16-23 79.4 8 29 48 15 19 8 8 11 104
          47.0% 27.0% 69.6%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Jeff Teague
14.2p, 3r, 7a
Jimmy Butler
22.2p, 5.3r, 4.9a
Andrew Wiggins
17.7p, 4.4r, 2a
Taj Gibson
12.2p, 7.1r, 1.2a
Karl-Anthony Towns
21.3p, 12.3r, 2.4a
Rotation Derrick Rose
8.4p, 1.4r, 1.5a
Jamal Crawford
10.3p, 1.2r, 2.3a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT Tyus Jones
5.1p, 1.6r, 2.8a
 
 
 
 
Nemanja Bjelica
6.8p, 4.1r, 1.3a
Gorgui Dieng
5.9p, 4.6r, 0.9a

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chris Paul
18.6p, 5.4r, 7.9a
James Harden
30.4p, 5.4r, 8.8a
P.J. Tucker
6.1p, 5.6r, 0.9a
Trevor Ariza
11.7p, 4.4r, 1.6a
Clint Capela
13.9p, 10.8r, 0.9a
Rotation  
 
Eric Gordon
18p, 2.5r, 2.2a
Gerald Green
12.1p, 3.2r, 0.6a
 
 
Maybyner Nene
6.5p, 3.4r, 0.9a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Joe Johnson
6.8p, 3.1r, 1.5a
 
 

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Karl-Anthony Towns 40.0
FG% Gorgui Dieng .667
3P% Derrick Rose .500
FT% Derrick Rose 1.000
ORPG Karl-Anthony Towns 4.0
DRPG Karl-Anthony Towns 8.0
RPG Karl-Anthony Towns 12.0
SPG Jimmy Butler 2.0
APG Jeff Teague 8.0
BPG Karl-Anthony Towns 1.0
PPG Andrew Wiggins 18.0

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG James Harden 40.9
FG% Maybyner Nene 1.000
3P% James Harden .583
FT% Clint Capela 1.000
ORPG Clint Capela 5.0
DRPG Clint Capela 7.0
RPG Clint Capela 12.0
SPG James Harden 2.0
APG James Harden 8.0
BPG Clint Capela 3.0
PPG James Harden 44.0

Today's Games

Boston Celtics 113
Milwaukee Bucks 107

Cleveland Cavaliers 80
Indiana Pacers 98

Houston Rockets 104
Minnesota Timberwolves 101

Oklahoma City Thunder 116
Utah Jazz 108