Houston 105, Minnesota 121

April 21, 2018

Opening Round - Houston wins 4-1

Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Attendance: 18,978

Officials: Bill Kennedy, Tre Maddox, Marc Davis

Team Rebounds: Houston (10) Minnesota (14)

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

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (65-17) 28 23 24 30 105
MIN (47-35) 27 25 35 34 121

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 94 111.2 128.1
MIN 94 128.1 111.2

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .549 0.106 0.179 0.198
MIN .583 0.074 0.195 0.178

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 33:44 2-5 2-5 0-0 7.2 0.0 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 6
15 Clint Capela Starter C 26:59 3-6 0-0 1-6 11.0 4.0 7 11 1 1 0 1 0 7
13 James Harden Starter SG 36:04 9-21 3-8 8-10 17.8 0.0 7 7 7 2 1 0 4 29
3 Chris Paul Starter PG 30:24 7-11 1-3 2-2 12.2 0.0 3 3 6 6 0 0 1 17
17 P.J. Tucker Starter SF 22:43 1-6 0-4 2-2 3.0 0.0 5 5 1 1 0 1 1 4
33 Ryan Anderson Bench PF 18:29 4-6 4-6 0-0 10.5 1.0 2 3 1 1 1 1 2 12
28 Tarik Black Bench PF 01:46 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.8 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 Eric Gordon Bench SG 33:49 5-16 3-9 2-3 2.9 2.0 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 15
14 Gerald Green Bench SF 21:01 4-8 2-6 0-0 2.8 0.0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 10
55 Aaron Jackson Bench SG 01:46 0-0 0-0 1-2 0.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
42 Maybyner Nene Bench C 11:29 2-2 0-0 0-0 2.5 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 4
9 Zhou Qi Bench C 01:46 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   10            
        240 37-81 15-41 16-25 85.9 7 32 49 18 18 4 3 10 105
          45.7% 36.6% 64.0%                    

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 41:26 10-19 4-6 4-6 20.8 0.0 7 7 5 2 1 0 1 28
67 Taj Gibson Starter PF 24:37 1-4 0-0 0-0 2.5 2.0 2 4 1 2 0 0 0 2
0 Jeff Teague Starter PG 40:34 9-14 3-5 2-3 19.6 0.0 3 3 8 4 1 0 1 23
32 Karl-Anthony Towns Starter C 38:33 5-13 1-2 7-7 19.4 3.0 13 16 3 4 1 2 3 18
22 Andrew Wiggins Starter SF 35:03 7-11 4-6 2-4 20.0 2.0 3 5 5 1 1 1 1 20
88 Nemanja Bjelica Bench PF 02:58 0-1 0-1 0-0 0.2 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Aaron Brooks Bench PG 00:37 0-1 0-1 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Jamal Crawford Bench SG 18:17 2-7 1-3 1-2 4.8 0.0 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 6
5 Gorgui Dieng Bench C 09:27 2-3 1-1 0-0 6.2 0.0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 5
1 Tyus Jones Bench PG 07:26 1-1 0-0 0-0 3.8 0.0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2
25 Derrick Rose Bench SG 21:02 8-16 1-2 0-0 7.5 0.0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 17
  Team                   14            
        240 45-90 15-27 16-22 112.0 8 33 55 29 16 9 3 7 121
          50.0% 55.6% 72.7%                    

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
Ryan Anderson
9.3p, 5r, 0.9a
Maybyner Nene
6.5p, 3.4r, 0.9a
Lim PT  
 
Aaron Jackson
8p, 3r, 1a
 
 
Tarik Black
3.5p, 3.2r, 0.3a
Zhou Qi
1.2p, 1.2r, 0.1a

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
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rotation  
 
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
Lim PT Aaron Brooks
2.3p, 0.5r, 0.6a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG James Harden 35.9
FG% Maybyner Nene 1.000
3P% Ryan Anderson .667
FT% Gerald Green 1.000
ORPG Clint Capela 4.3
DRPG Clint Capela 8.7
RPG Clint Capela 13.0
SPG James Harden 2.0
APG James Harden 7.3
BPG Clint Capela 1.7
PPG James Harden 28.3

Minnesota Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Jimmy Butler 34.2
FG% Taj Gibson .571
3P% Derrick Rose .600
FT% Derrick Rose 1.000
ORPG Karl-Anthony Towns 3.0
DRPG Karl-Anthony Towns 9.7
RPG Karl-Anthony Towns 12.7
SPG Jeff Teague 1.0
APG Jeff Teague 5.7
BPG Karl-Anthony Towns 1.3
PPG Jimmy Butler 17.3

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