Minnesota Timberwolves Opening Day Rosters

2017-2018 Minnesota Timberwolves Opening Day Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Cole Aldrich C 6-11 250 Oct 31, 1988 28 Kansas 7 2010 Rnd 1, Pick 11, New Orleans Pelicans
Nemanja Bjelica PF 6-10 225 May 9, 1988 29 KK Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) 2 2010 Rnd 2, Pick 5, Washington Wizards
Aaron Brooks PG 6-0 161 Jan 14, 1985 32 Oregon 9 2007 Rnd 1, Pick 26, Houston Rockets
Anthony Brown SF 6-7 210 Oct 10, 1992 25 Stanford 2 2015 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Los Angeles Lakers
Jimmy Butler SF/SG 6-7 231 Sep 14, 1989 28 Marquette 6 2011 Rnd 1, Pick 30, Chicago Bulls
Jamal Crawford SG/PG 6-5 195 Mar 20, 1980 37 Michigan 17 2000 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Cleveland Cavaliers
Gorgui Dieng C 6-11 240 Jan 18, 1990 27 Louisville 4 2013 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Utah Jazz
Taj Gibson PF 6-9 236 Jun 24, 1985 32 USC 8 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 26, Chicago Bulls
Marcus Georges-Hunt SF 6-5 215 Mar 28, 1994 23 Georgia Tech 1 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Tyus Jones PG 6-2 195 May 10, 1996 21 Duke 2 2015 Rnd 1, Pick 24, Cleveland Cavaliers
Shabazz Muhammad SF 6-6 223 Nov 13, 1992 24 UCLA 4 2013 Rnd 1, Pick 14, Utah Jazz
Justin Patton C 7-0 230 Jun 14, 1997 20 Creighton 0 2017 Rnd 1, Pick 16, Chicago Bulls
Jeff Teague PG 6-2 186 Jun 10, 1988 29 Wake Forest 8 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 19, Atlanta Hawks
Karl-Anthony Towns C 7-0 244 Nov 15, 1995 21 Kentucky 2 2015 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Minnesota Timberwolves
Andrew Wiggins SF 6-8 199 Feb 23, 1995 22 Kansas 3 2014 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Cleveland Cavaliers

Minnesota 99, San Antonio 107

October 18, 2017

Regular Season

AT&T Center (San Antonio, Texas)

Attendance: 18,418

Officials: Derrick Stafford, Scott Wall, Pat Fraher

Team Rebounds: Minnesota (6) San Antonio (6)

Technicals: Minnesota (0) San Antonio (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
MIN (0-1) 25 24 28 22 99
SAN (1-0) 32 21 34 20 107

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
MIN 94 104.8 113.3
SAN 94 113.3 104.8

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
MIN .482 0.138 0.262 0.200
SAN .506 0.116 0.240 0.191

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 35:26 5-12 2-3 0-0 5.5 0.0 4 4 3 3 1 0 3 12
67 Taj Gibson Starter PF 27:09 3-11 0-2 0-0 1.8 2.0 2 4 3 3 1 0 2 6
0 Jeff Teague Starter PG 24:54 3-6 1-2 4-5 12.6 0.0 2 2 6 1 1 1 1 11
32 Karl-Anthony Towns Starter C 34:30 8-15 0-1 2-2 16.2 2.0 11 13 1 4 2 1 2 18
22 Andrew Wiggins Starter SF 30:25 9-14 4-6 4-9 16.1 1.0 4 5 1 0 0 0 1 26
88 Nemanja Bjelica Bench PF 12:46 3-8 1-2 2-2 5.8 1.0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 9
11 Jamal Crawford Bench SG 24:05 3-5 0-1 4-4 10.8 1.0 2 3 5 1 0 1 2 10
5 Gorgui Dieng Bench C 13:30 1-5 0-1 0-0 2.5 3.0 1 4 2 1 1 0 2 2
1 Tyus Jones Bench PG 23:06 1-3 0-0 1-1 3.4 0.0 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3
15 Shabazz Muhammad Bench SF 14:09 1-6 0-1 0-0 -0.8 1.0 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 2
  Team                   6            
        240 37-85 8-19 17-23 91.9 11 31 48 23 16 7 4 13 99
          43.5% 42.1% 73.9%                    

San Antonio Spurs

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
12 LaMarcus Aldridge Starter PF 38:49 9-21 1-2 6-7 17.4 5.0 5 10 4 2 0 2 3 25
1 Kyle Anderson Starter SF 29:41 5-9 1-1 1-2 12.8 0.0 9 9 1 1 0 1 0 12
16 Pau Gasol Starter C 28:48 3-8 1-3 0-0 12.2 2.0 5 7 4 1 0 3 1 7
14 Danny Green Starter SG 32:42 7-16 3-7 0-0 11.0 0.0 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 17
5 Dejounte Murray Starter PG 25:24 7-8 0-0 2-2 14.5 2.0 3 5 2 4 2 1 2 16
42 Davis Bertans Bench PF 04:16 0-1 0-1 0-0 0.8 0.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Bryn Forbes Bench PG 00:10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Rudy Gay Bench SF 23:42 5-9 0-1 4-4 11.2 1.0 4 5 2 3 1 0 0 14
20 Manu Ginobili Bench SG 20:48 2-7 1-4 4-4 8.5 0.0 3 3 4 2 1 1 1 9
77 Joffrey Lauvergne Bench PF 12:54 2-6 0-0 0-0 2.2 2.0 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 4
8 Patty Mills Bench PG 22:26 1-4 1-2 0-0 4.0 0.0 2 2 2 3 2 1 1 3
3 Brandon Paul Bench SF 00:10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Derrick White Bench SG 00:10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   6            
        240 41-89 8-21 17-19 94.6 12 38 56 22 18 8 11 11 107
          46.1% 38.1% 89.5%                    

Minnesota Timberwolves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Jeff Teague
11.0p, 2.0r, 6.0a
Jimmy Butler
12.0p, 4.0r, 3.0a
Andrew Wiggins
26.0p, 5.0r, 1.0a
Taj Gibson
6.0p, 4.0r, 3.0a
Karl-Anthony Towns
18.0p, 13.0r, 1.0a
Rotation Tyus Jones
3.0p, 2.0r, 1.0a
Jamal Crawford
10.0p, 3.0r, 5.0a
Shabazz Muhammad
2.0p, 2.0r, 0.0a
Nemanja Bjelica
9.0p, 3.0r, 1.0a
Gorgui Dieng
2.0p, 4.0r, 2.0a

San Antonio Spurs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Dejounte Murray
16.0p, 5.0r, 2.0a
Danny Green
17.0p, 4.0r, 2.0a
Kyle Anderson
12.0p, 9.0r, 1.0a
LaMarcus Aldridge
25.0p, 10.0r, 4.0a
Pau Gasol
7.0p, 7.0r, 4.0a
Rotation Patty Mills
3.0p, 2.0r, 2.0a
Manu Ginobili
9.0p, 3.0r, 4.0a
Rudy Gay
14.0p, 5.0r, 2.0a
Joffrey Lauvergne
4.0p, 3.0r, 1.0a
 
 
Lim PT Bryn Forbes
0.0p, 0.0r, 0.0a
Derrick White
0.0p, 0.0r, 0.0a
Brandon Paul
0.0p, 0.0r, 0.0a
Davis Bertans
0.0p, 2.0r, 0.0a
 
 

17 Timberwolves Leaders

MPG Jimmy Butler 35.4
FG% Andrew Wiggins .643
3P% Jimmy Butler .667
FT% Karl-Anthony Towns 1.000
ORPG Gorgui Dieng 3.0
DRPG Karl-Anthony Towns 11.0
RPG Karl-Anthony Towns 13.0
SPG Karl-Anthony Towns 2.0
APG Jeff Teague 6.0
BPG Shabazz Muhammad 1.0
PPG Andrew Wiggins 26.0

26 Spurs Leaders

MPG LaMarcus Aldridge 38.8
FG% Dejounte Murray .875
3P% Kyle Anderson 1.000
FT% Dejounte Murray 1.000
ORPG LaMarcus Aldridge 5.0
DRPG Kyle Anderson 9.0
RPG LaMarcus Aldridge 10.0
SPG Patty Mills 2.0
APG Manu Ginobili 4.0
BPG Pau Gasol 3.0
PPG LaMarcus Aldridge 25.0