Minnesota Timberwolves Playoff Rosters

1996-1997 Minnesota Timberwolves Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Chris Carr SG 6-5 207 Mar 12, 1974 23 Southern Illinois 1 1995 Rnd 2, Pick 27, Phoenix Suns
Bill Curley PF 6-9 220 May 29, 1972 24 Boston College 2 1994 Rnd 1, Pick 22, San Antonio Spurs
Kevin Garnett C/PF 6-11 240 May 19, 1976 20 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 1 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Minnesota Timberwolves
Dean Garrett F-C 6-10 225 Nov 27, 1966 30 Indiana 3 1988 Rnd 2, Pick 13, Phoenix Suns
Tom Gugliotta PF 6-10 240 Dec 19, 1969 27 NC State 4 1992 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Washington Wizards
Shane Heal PG 6-0 183 Sep 6, 1970 26 Geelong Supercats (Australia) 0 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Reggie Jordan SG 6-4 195 Jan 26, 1969 28 New Mexico State 2 1993 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Stephon Marbury PG 6-2 180 Feb 20, 1977 20 Georgia Tech 0 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Milwaukee Bucks
Sam Mitchell SF 6-6 210 Sep 2, 1963 33 Mercer 9 1985 Rnd 3, Pick 7, Houston Rockets
Cherokee Parks F-C 6-11 235 Oct 11, 1972 24 Duke 1 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Dallas Mavericks
Terry Porter PG 6-3 195 Apr 8, 1963 34 Wisconsin-Stevens Point 11 1985 Rnd 1, Pick 24, Portland Trail Blazers
James Robinson PG 6-2 180 Aug 31, 1970 26 Alabama 3 1993 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Portland Trail Blazers
Stojko Vrankovic C 7-1 254 Jan 22, 1964 33 KK Zadar (Croatia) 2 1986 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Doug West G-F 6-6 200 May 27, 1967 29 Villanova 7 1989 Rnd 2, Pick 11, Minnesota Timberwolves
Micheal Williams PG 6-2 175 Jul 23, 1966 30 Baylor 8 1988 Rnd 2, Pick 23, Detroit Pistons

1996-1997 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Chicago Bulls #8 Washington Bullets CHI in 3
First Round #2 Miami Heat #7 Orlando Magic MIA in 5
First Round #3 New York Knicks #6 Charlotte Hornets NYK in 3
First Round #4 Atlanta Hawks #5 Detroit Pistons ATL in 5
Second Round #1 Chicago Bulls #4 Atlanta Hawks CHI in 5
Second Round #2 Miami Heat #3 New York Knicks MIA in 7
Conference Finals #1 Chicago Bulls #2 Miami Heat CHI in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Utah Jazz #8 Los Angeles Clippers UTA in 3
First Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #7 Phoenix Suns SEA in 5
First Round #3 Houston Rockets #6 Minnesota Timberwolves HOU in 3
First Round #4 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Portland Trail Blazers LAL in 4
Second Round #1 Utah Jazz #4 Los Angeles Lakers UTA in 5
Second Round #3 Houston Rockets #2 Seattle SuperSonics HOU in 7
Conference Finals #1 Utah Jazz #3 Houston Rockets UTA in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Chicago Bulls #1 Utah Jazz CHI in 6

1996-1997 Minnesota Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Stephon Marbury 3 39.0 21.3 4.0 7.7 0.7 0.0 3.0
Tom Gugliotta 3 40.3 18.3 5.3 4.3 2.3 0.7 2.0
Kevin Garnett 3 41.7 17.3 9.3 3.7 1.3 1.0 1.3
Dean Garrett 3 39.3 12.7 11.7 1.3 0.7 1.0 0.3
Doug West 3 29.0 11.0 1.3 2.0 0.7 0.3 0.3
Sam Mitchell 3 15.7 5.7 2.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Terry Porter 3 15.3 5.3 1.0 3.0 0.7 0.7 0.7
James Robinson 2 15.5 7.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.5
Shane Heal 2 1.5 3.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Cherokee Parks 1 11.0 4.0 5.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Chris Carr 1 8.0 0.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Stojko Vrankovic 1 6.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1996-1997 Minnesota Timberwolves Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minnesota Leaders Houston Leaders
Apr 24, 1997
@
Houston
L, 112-95 Compaq Center
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 28. S. Marbury
REB: 9. K. Garnett
AST: 4. S. Marbury
PTS: 21. Mario Elie
REB: 13. Kevin Willis
AST: 8. C. Drexler
Apr 26, 1997
@
Houston
L, 96-84 Compaq Center
Opening Round
0-2 PTS: 22. S. Marbury
REB: 14. Dean Garrett
AST: 6. S. Marbury
PTS: 20. C. Barkley
REB: 15. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Drexler
Apr 29, 1997
v.
Houston
L, 120-125 Target Center
Opening Round
0-3 PTS: 27. T. Gugliotta
REB: 15. Dean Garrett
AST: 13. S. Marbury
PTS: 26. Matt Maloney
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 9. C. Drexler