Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Rosters

2004-2005 Minnesota Timberwolves Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
7 Anthony Carter PG 6-1 190 6 Hawaii 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
19 Sam Cassell G 6-3 185 11 Florida State 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
44 Ndudi Ebi F 6-9 231 1 Westbury Christian School (Texas) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 26 England / Nigeria
21 Kevin Garnett PF 6-11 240 9 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
5 Anthony Goldwire G 6-1 182 7 Houston 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
41 Eddie Griffin F 6-10 220 3 Seton Hall 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
23 Trenton Hassell F 6-5 227 3 Austin Peay 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
32 Fred Hoiberg G 6-4 203 9 Iowa State 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States
16 Troy Hudson G 6-1 170 7 Southern Illinois 1997 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
40 Ervin Johnson C 6-11 245 11 New Orleans 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
35 Mark Madsen C-F 6-9 240 4 Stanford 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States
34 Michael Olowokandi C 7-0 270 6 Pacific 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 1 Nigeria / England
  Kasib Powell F 6-7 215 0 Texas Tech 2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Latrell Sprewell SG 6-5 190 12 Alabama 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
10 Wally Szczerbiak F 6-7 240 5 Miami (OH) 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States / Spain
12 John Thomas FC 6-9 265 3 Minnesota 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States

2004-2005 Minnesota Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Cassell L. Sprewell T. Hassell W. Szczerbiak K. Garnett
Rotation T. Hudson F. Hoiberg N. Ebi J. Thomas E. Griffin
Rotation A. Carter       M. Olowokandi
Rotation         M. Madsen
Rotation         E. Johnson

2004-2005 Northwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Seattle SuperSonics52-30-
2Denver Nuggets49-333
3Minnesota Timberwolves44-388
4Portland Trail Blazers27-5525
5Utah Jazz26-5626

2004-2005 Minnesota Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kevin Garnett All-NBA Second Team (2005)
Kevin Garnett Player Of The Month (Mar 05)
Kevin Garnett Player Of The Week (11/07/04)
Kevin Garnett All-NBA Defensive First Team (2005)
Kevin Garnett Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2005)

2004-2005 Minnesota Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kevin Garnett 82 38.1 22.2 13.5 5.7 1.5 1.4 2.7
Wally Szczerbiak 81 31.6 15.5 3.7 2.4 0.5 0.2 1.6
Latrell Sprewell 80 30.6 12.8 3.2 2.2 0.7 0.3 1.6
Sam Cassell 59 25.8 13.5 2.7 5.1 0.6 0.2 1.8
Troy Hudson 79 21.9 8.7 1.3 3.6 0.3 0.1 1.4
Trenton Hassell 82 25.2 6.6 2.7 1.6 0.4 0.4 0.8
Eddie Griffin 70 21.3 7.5 6.5 0.8 0.3 1.7 0.8
Fred Hoiberg 76 16.7 5.8 2.4 1.1 0.7 0.2 0.3
Michael Olowokandi 62 19.6 5.9 5.2 0.5 0.2 0.9 1.1
Anthony Carter 66 11.2 2.7 1.0 2.4 0.5 0.3 0.9
John Thomas 44 11.8 2.5 2.2 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4
Mark Madsen 41 14.7 2.1 3.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.6
Ervin Johnson 46 8.9 1.6 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4
Ndudi Ebi 2 27.0 13.5 8.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.5

2004-2005 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Ndudi Ebi was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Ndudi Ebi signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 5, 2003.

Kevin Garnett was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kevin Garnett signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 2, 1995. Kevin Garnett signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 1, 1997. Kevin Garnett signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 1, 2003.

Wally Szczerbiak was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Wally Szczerbiak signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 1, 1999. Wally Szczerbiak signed a multi-year extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 31, 2002.

Acquired via Trade

Sam Cassell was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 27, 2003.

Ervin Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Milwaukee Bucks on June 27, 2003.

Latrell Sprewell was acquired in a trade by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the New York Knicks on July 23, 2003.

Acquired via Free Agency

Anthony Carter signed a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 4, 2004.

Eddie Griffin signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 5, 2004.

Trenton Hassell signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 28, 2003. Trenton Hassell re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 5, 2004.

Fred Hoiberg signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 31, 2003. Fred Hoiberg re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 23, 2004.

Troy Hudson signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 26, 2002. Troy Hudson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 9, 2004.

Mark Madsen signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 28, 2003.

Michael Olowokandi signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 17, 2003.

John Thomas signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on January 10, 2005. John Thomas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on January 20, 2005. John Thomas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on January 30, 2005.

2004-2005 Minnesota Timberwolves Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Glen Taylor Owner 1995-1996 N/A
Kevin McHale VP of Basketball Operations, General Manager, Head Coach 1995-1996 Assistant General Manager (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1994 to 1995)
Flip Saunders Head Coach 2014-2015 President of Basketball Operations (Minnesota Timberwolves, 2013 to 2016)
Jerry Sichting Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Assistant Coach (Marquette, 2005 to 2008)
Don Zierden Assistant Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Coach (Tulsa, 1986 to 1988)
Randy Wittman Assistant Coach 2006-2007 Assistant Coach (Orlando Magic, 2005 to 2006)
Sidney Lowe Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Utah Jazz, 2011 to 2014)
Bob Thornton Assistant Coach 2004-2005 Assistant Coach (Chicago Bulls, 2002 to 2004)
Gregg Farnam Head Athletic Trainer 2000-2001 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1997 to 2000)
Mike Lindahl Video Coordinator 2003-2004 N/A
Zarko Durisic Scout 1996-1997 N/A
Rob Moor Chief Executive Officer 2004-2005 N/A
Ted Johnson Chief Marketing Officer 2003-2004 N/A
Clayton Wilson Equipment Manager 1992-1993 Game Presentation Assistant (Minnesota Timberwolves, 1989 to 1992)
Billy McKinney Television Analyst 2004-2005 Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations (Oklahoma City Thunder, 1995 to 2004)