Minnesota Timberwolves Playoff Rosters

2002-2003 Minnesota Timberwolves Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Terrell Brandon PG 5-11 180 May 20, 1970 32 Oregon 11 1991 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Cleveland Cavaliers
Kevin Garnett C/PF 6-11 240 May 19, 1976 26 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 7 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Minnesota Timberwolves
Kendall Gill SG 6-5 195 May 25, 1968 34 Illinois 12 1990 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Charlotte Hornets (1988)
Troy Hudson PG 6-1 170 Mar 13, 1976 27 Southern Illinois 5 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Marc Jackson C 6-10 270 Jan 16, 1975 28 Temple 2 1997 Rnd 2, Pick 9, Golden State Warriors
Felipe Lopez G-F 6-5 199 Dec 19, 1974 28 St. John's 4 1998 Rnd 1, Pick 24, San Antonio Spurs
Rasho Nesterovic C 7-0 255 May 30, 1976 26 Virtus Bologna (Italy) 4 1998 Rnd 1, Pick 17, Minnesota Timberwolves
Anthony Peeler SG 6-4 208 Nov 25, 1969 33 Missouri 10 1992 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Los Angeles Lakers
Igor Rakocevic PG 6-3 183 Mar 29, 1978 25 KK Crvena Zvezda (Serbia) 0 2000 Rnd 2, Pick 22, Minnesota Timberwolves
Joe Smith PF 6-10 225 Jul 26, 1975 27 Maryland 7 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Golden State Warriors
Rod Strickland PG 6-3 175 Jul 11, 1966 36 DePaul 14 1988 Rnd 1, Pick 19, New York Knicks
Wally Szczerbiak SF 6-7 240 Mar 5, 1977 26 Miami (OH) 3 1999 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Minnesota Timberwolves
Gary Trent PF 6-8 250 Sep 22, 1974 28 Ohio 7 1995 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Milwaukee Bucks
Mike Wilks PG 5-10 185 May 7, 1979 23 Rice 1 2001 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Loren Woods C 7-1 245 Jun 21, 1978 24 Arizona 1 2001 Rnd 2, Pick 17, Minnesota Timberwolves

2002-2003 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Detroit Pistons #8 Orlando Magic DET in 7
First Round #2 New Jersey Nets #7 Milwaukee Bucks NJN in 6
First Round #3 Indiana Pacers #6 Boston Celtics BOS in 6
First Round #4 Philadelphia Sixers #5 New Orleans Hornets PHI in 6
Second Round #1 Detroit Pistons #4 Philadelphia Sixers DET in 6
Second Round #2 New Jersey Nets #6 Boston Celtics NJN in 4
Conference Finals #1 Detroit Pistons #2 New Jersey Nets NJN in 4

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 San Antonio Spurs #8 Phoenix Suns SAS in 6
First Round #2 Sacramento Kings #7 Utah Jazz SAC in 5
First Round #3 Dallas Mavericks #6 Portland Trail Blazers DAL in 7
First Round #4 Minnesota Timberwolves #5 Los Angeles Lakers LAL in 6
Second Round #1 San Antonio Spurs #5 Los Angeles Lakers SAS in 6
Second Round #2 Sacramento Kings #3 Dallas Mavericks DAL in 7
Conference Finals #1 San Antonio Spurs #3 Dallas Mavericks SAS in 6

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 San Antonio Spurs #2 New Jersey Nets SAS in 6

2002-2003 Minnesota Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kevin Garnett 6 44.2 27.0 15.7 5.2 1.7 1.7 3.0
Troy Hudson 6 36.8 23.5 2.0 5.5 1.3 0.0 2.7
Wally Szczerbiak 6 41.8 14.5 5.0 2.2 1.0 0.2 3.0
Marc Jackson 6 18.3 8.3 5.5 1.3 0.3 0.2 1.5
Rasho Nesterovic 6 28.3 7.0 5.0 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.8
Kendall Gill 6 19.7 5.2 2.2 1.2 0.7 0.2 0.7
Anthony Peeler 6 27.7 4.8 3.5 3.0 0.7 0.2 0.7
Rod Strickland 6 12.2 4.7 1.0 2.8 0.7 0.3 1.3
Joe Smith 5 8.0 2.8 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.6
Gary Trent 6 7.0 2.3 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.7
Mike Wilks 4 1.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loren Woods 2 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2002-2003 Minnesota Timberwolves Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Minnesota Leaders L.A. Lakers Leaders
Apr 20, 2003
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 98-117 Target Center
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 23. K. Garnett
REB: 14. K. Garnett
AST: 7. K. Garnett
PTS: 39. Kobe Bryant
REB: 10. S. O'Neal
AST: 8. Kobe Bryant
Apr 22, 2003
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 119-91 Target Center
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 37. Troy Hudson
REB: 20. K. Garnett
AST: 10. Troy Hudson
PTS: 27. S. O'Neal
REB: 14. S. O'Neal
AST: 8. Kobe Bryant
Apr 24, 2003
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 110-114 Staples Center
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 33. K. Garnett
REB: 14. K. Garnett
AST: 7. R. Strickland
PTS: 30. Kobe Bryant
REB: 17. S. O'Neal
AST: 6. Kobe Bryant
Apr 27, 2003
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 102-97 Staples Center
Opening Round
2-2 PTS: 28. K. Garnett
REB: 18. K. Garnett
AST: 5. K. Garnett
PTS: 34. S. O'Neal
REB: 23. S. O'Neal
AST: 6. S. O'Neal
Apr 29, 2003
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 90-120 Target Center
Opening Round
2-3 PTS: 25. K. Garnett
REB: 16. K. Garnett
AST: 7. Troy Hudson
PTS: 32. Kobe Bryant
REB: 11. S. O'Neal
AST: 6. D. George
May 1, 2003
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 101-85 Staples Center
Opening Round
2-4 PTS: 18. K. Garnett
REB: 12. K. Garnett
AST: 5. K. Garnett
PTS: 31. Kobe Bryant
REB: 17. S. O'Neal
AST: 9. S. O'Neal