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Notebook: Timberwolves 107, Spurs 83


Peter Kapsner, for NBA.com
Posted Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:42 PM - Updated Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:42 PM

THE FACTS: One night after dismantling one of the NBA's best, the Spurs gave one back to one of the league's worst, getting blown out 107-83 by the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday. The Spurs, already without Tony Parker (ankle), left starters Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard at home nursing sore knees after each played 35 minutes in Monday's 105-93 victory over the Thunder. The Wolves, led by Ricky Rubio's first NBA triple-double, made them pay.

Rubio was brilliant throughout the night, finishing with 21 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists. He regularly forced the issue on offense with dribble penetration, creating open shots that helped the Wolves to 53.7 percent shooting against the Spurs normally stingy defense. Rubio also led an energetic defense that racked up 11 blocks and six steals, and forced the Spurs into 17 turnovers, 12 of which came in the first half when the Timberwolves went on a sustained 17-minute run. Cory Joseph led the Spurs with 15 points, including nine in the fourth quarter with the game no longer in doubt.

QUOTABLE: "Minnesota was more aggressive than we were for more of the 48 minutes. They were physical. They obviously shot it very well. Both defensively and offensively they had a very good game and kicked our butt."
-- Spurs coach Gregg Popovich

TURNING POINT: The Wolves looked lethargic in the opening minutes and fell behind 21-10. But they suddenly came to life after an offensive rebound by Rubio just under five minutes left in the first quarter. Rubio then found an open Luke Ridnour for a 3-pointer that started a 43-17 run highlighted by 3-pointers on three straight possessions, a thunderous alley-oop dunk by Chris Johnson, and a halftime, buzzer-beating bank shot by Rubio.

THE STAT: The Wolves, ranked 18th in the NBA in blocked shots at 4.9 a game, swatted away eight Spurs shots in the first half. Johnson, averaging 0.9 blocks a game, accounted for five of them in the second quarter alone -- one short of a Timberwolves record for blocks in a quarter.

HOT: Rubio. He continues to show last season's pre-injury play was no fluke. Coming into Tuesday, he was averaging 12.9 points, 9.3 assists, 5.1 rebounds, and 3.0 steals over the past 16 games. His triple-double will further inflate those stats as he plays his way into the elite ranks of NBA point guards.

QUOTABLE II: "Obviously RIcky was terrific. He just set the tone.....just the way he plays the game. Not many point guards get 12 defensive rebounds. He is playing with such resolve trying to get us over the hump.
-- Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman

NOT: Manu Ginobili. With Parker and Duncan out, the Spurs turned to Ginobili to lead them, and even started their sixth man in the second half. But the 35-year-old looked old and slow for much of the night, shooting just 2-for-10 as he was unable to create space for either his jump shot or when driving to the rim

GOOD MOVE: Playing J.J. Barea 26 minutes off the bench. As Rubio's shooting guard for much of the night, Barea drilled 5-for-7 from beyond the arc, including 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions in the fourth quarter that helped snuff any hopes of a Spurs comeback.

BAD MOVE: Leaving the Spurs starters at home. With the Spurs fighting for the top seed in the Western Conference, they can ill afford to get beat by a team that has won only four of its last 23 games.

QUOTABLE III: "The bottom line is we played a terrible game. We are in the last 20 games of the season and we cannot let this happen again."
-- Manu Ginobli

ROOKIE WATCH: Timberwolves rookie Alexi Shved put up 16 points, seven assists, and three rebounds in 29 minutes of action one day after a major media outlet claimed he had likely "hit the rookie wall."

NOTABLE: The Timberwolves are 28th in the league in field-goal percentage at 43.1 percent. Tuesday's effort was the first time in 11 games that they shot over 50 percent.....Kevin Love is scheduled to visit a specialist in New York tomorrow to check the prognosis of his injured hand. He is hoping to be cleared the play......The Wolves victory prevented the Spurs from adding to their consecutive streak of 50-win seasons. The Spurs have accomplished this for a record 13 straight years, but remain stuck on 49 wins....... The loss puts the Spurs just 1.5 games ahead of the Thunder. The Spurs do currently own the tie-breaker, having won two of three meetings. The two teams meet for a final time on April 4th.

UP NEXT: For the Spurs, Thursday vs. Dallas, Saturday vs. Cleveland, March 20 vs. Golden State. For the Wolves, Wednesday @ Indiana, Friday @ Houston, Sunday vs. New Orleans.

SAS
MIN
     
    • 35.4%

    • 53.7%

    • 31.0%

    • 60.0%

    • 88.9%

    • 38.9%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
SAS MIN
Total Rebounds 39 49
Offensive Rebounds 8 11
Turnovers 16 16
Fast Break Pts: 14 18
Biggest Lead: 12 29
Points in the Paint: 34 36
SAS MIN
p Joseph   15 Rubio   21
rb Splitter   11 Rubio   13
a Mills   6 Rubio   12
s Diaw   4 Cunningham   3
b Baynes   2 Johnson   6
 
  • 01/13 - MIN 88 @ SAS 106
  • 02/06 - SAS 104 @ MIN 94
  • 03/12 - SAS 83 @ MIN 107
  • 04/17 - MIN 108 @ SAS 95
San Antonio Spurs (49-16)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
S. Jackson F-G 26:04 5-10 3-5 1-2 +3 1 4 5 0 1 1 0 1 0 14
M. Bonner F-C 18:51 1-4 0-1 0-0 +5 0 6 6 0 1 0 1 0 1 2
T. Splitter C 22:15 1-10 0-0 2-2 -3 4 7 11 3 2 1 3 0 5 4
D. Green G-F 24:21 4-10 2-6 0-0 -22 0 4 4 2 2 1 2 0 2 10
C. Joseph G 25:56 5-9 1-1 4-4 -1 0 2 2 3 2 0 3 1 2 15
G. Neal   07:25 0-2 0-1 0-0 -12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
M. Ginobili   21:37 2-10 0-4 3-4 -30 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 1 7
B. Diaw   23:09 3-11 0-4 0-0 -19 1 3 4 2 4 4 3 0 0 6
D. Blair   16:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 -17 0 1 1 0 4 1 1 0 0 4
N. De Colo   20:13 4-6 1-2 4-4 -5 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 13
P. Mills   24:24 2-7 2-5 2-2 -15 0 1 1 6 2 1 1 0 0 8
A. Baynes   09:45 0-1 0-0 0-0 -4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
K. Leonard NWT - Sore Left Knee
Totals   240 29-82 9-29 16-18   8 31 39 19 21 9 16 4 11 83
  35.4% 31.0% 88.9%   team rebs: 9 total to: 17
Minnesota Timberwolves (22-40)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
M. Gelabale F 26:11 2-5 1-1 0-0 +9 3 2 5 2 3 0 0 1 0 5
D. Williams F 23:59 5-10 0-1 3-7 -2 1 4 5 0 0 0 3 1 1 13
G. Stiemsma C 23:52 3-5 0-0 0-0 -4 1 6 7 0 4 1 2 1 0 6
L. Ridnour G 27:25 6-9 2-2 0-0 -3 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 14
R. Rubio G 34:48 9-17 1-5 2-3 +23 1 12 13 12 4 0 4 1 1 21
J. Barea   25:55 6-14 5-7 0-0 +21 0 5 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 17
D. Cunningham   25:43 4-11 0-0 1-2 +31 2 2 4 1 2 3 0 0 2 9
A. Shved   29:47 6-8 3-4 1-2 +24 1 2 3 7 3 1 3 1 0 16
C. Johnson   22:20 3-3 0-0 0-4 +21 2 4 6 1 2 1 3 6 0 6
A. Kirilenko NWT - Strained Right Quadriceps
K. Love NWT - Right Hand Surgery
N. Pekovic DND - Abdominal Strain
Totals   240 44-82 12-20 7-18   11 38 49 30 21 6 16 11 4 107
  53.7% 60.0% 38.9%   team rebs: 7 total to: 16

inactive

  • Spurs: Duncan, Parker
  • Timberwolves: Budinger, Lee, Roy

technical fouls

  • Spurs: --
  • Timberwolves: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 1
  • Times Tied: 0

arena stats

  • Arena: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Officials: #10 Ron Garretson, #31 Scott Wall, #77 Karl Lane
  • Attendance: 14219
  • Duration: 2:06
San Antonio Spurs (49-16) Minnesota Timberwolves (22-39)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Stiemsma vs Splitter (Jackson gains possession)
Green 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS)  11:44
[SAS 3-0]
 
  11:26 Rubio Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Jackson (1 ST) 
Splitter Jump Shot: Missed  11:03  
Team Rebound  11:02  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  11:02  
Joseph Violation:Kicked Ball  10:52  
  10:48 Stiemsma Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Splitter (1 ST) 
Joseph Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF)  10:45  
Joseph Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  10:45  
  10:33 Gelabale Jump Shot: Missed 
Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:32  
  10:22 Stiemsma Violation:Defensive Goaltending 
Jackson Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:22
[SAS 5-0]
 
  10:12 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
Jackson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:11  
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  10:02  
  10:01 Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:58
[MIN 2-5]
Ridnour Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (1 AST) 
Green Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Stiemsma (1 ST)  09:45  
Green Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:35  
Joseph Substitution replaced by Neal  09:35  
  09:32 Rubio Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  09:30 Team Rebound 
Neal Substitution replaced by Joseph  09:30  
  09:14
[MIN 4-5]
Ridnour Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rubio (2 AST) 
Joseph Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Splitter (1 AST)  08:57
[SAS 7-4]
 
  08:42 Williams Jump Shot: Missed 
Jackson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:41  
Green 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Joseph (1 AST)  08:20
[SAS 10-4]
 
  08:07 Williams Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Green (1 ST) 
Joseph Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Green (1 AST)  08:02
[SAS 12-4]
 
  07:50 Williams Layup Shot: Missed Block: Jackson (1 BLK) 
Splitter Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:49  
  07:44 Stiemsma Violation:Defensive Goaltending 
Green Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Splitter (2 AST)  07:44
[SAS 14-4]
 
  07:44 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:24 Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:24 Gelabale Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  07:22
[MIN 6-14]
Gelabale Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Splitter Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:01
[SAS 16-6]
 
  06:43 Rubio Jump Shot: Missed 
Splitter Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:42  
Joseph Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  06:39  
  06:31
[MIN 8-16]
Rubio Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Jackson 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Green (2 AST)  06:26
[SAS 19-8]
 
  06:06 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
Jackson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:05  
Joseph Layup Shot: Missed Block: Stiemsma (1 BLK)  05:52  
Team Rebound  05:50  
Green Substitution replaced by Ginobili  05:50  
Bonner Substitution replaced by Diaw  05:50  
Jackson 3pt Shot: Missed  05:37  
Splitter Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:36  
  05:28 Stiemsma Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Splitter Layup Shot: Missed  05:24  
  05:23 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Joseph Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  05:17  
  05:17
[MIN 9-19]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Joseph Substitution replaced by Neal  05:17  
  05:17 Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Splitter Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:16  
Ginobili Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Splitter (3 AST)  05:04
[SAS 21-9]
 
Ginobili Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  04:49  
  04:49
[MIN 10-21]
Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  04:49 Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Splitter Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  04:49  
Diaw 3pt Shot: Missed  04:37  
  04:36 Gelabale Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  04:29 Stiemsma Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:28 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  04:20
[MIN 13-21]
Ridnour 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rubio (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  04:19  
Splitter Substitution replaced by Blair  04:19  
Neal Jump Shot: Missed  04:02  
  04:01 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  03:46
[MIN 15-21]
Rubio Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Ginobili 3pt Shot: Missed  03:24  
  03:23 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:14
[MIN 17-21]
Stiemsma Slam Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (4 AST) 
Jackson 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Diaw (1 AST)  02:55
[SAS 24-17]
 
  02:34 Stiemsma Layup Shot: Missed 
Diaw Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:33  
Jackson Layup Shot: Missed  02:14  
Jackson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:13  
Jackson Putback Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  02:12
[SAS 26-17]
 
  01:54 Williams Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Diaw (1 ST) 
Blair Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF)  01:43  
Blair Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  01:43  
  01:43 Ridnour Substitution replaced by Barea 
  01:43 Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
Jackson Substitution replaced by Green  01:43  
  01:24 Williams Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:23 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  01:22 Cunningham Putback Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:19 Team Rebound 
  01:19 Gelabale Substitution replaced by Shved 
  01:14
[MIN 19-26]
Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Blair Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  01:14  
  01:14
[MIN 20-26]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 1 (8 PTS) 
Diaw Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Shved (1 ST)  00:58.2  
  00:53.1
[MIN 22-26]
Williams Driving Dunk Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Shved (1 AST) 
Neal 3pt Shot: Missed  00:51.9  
  00:50.8 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:29.2
[MIN 24-26]
Williams Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rubio (5 AST) 
Ginobili Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  00:29.2  
  00:29.2 Rubio Substitution replaced by Gelabale 
  00:29.2 Williams Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Blair Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:29.2  
Ginobili Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gelabale (1 BLK)  00:08.9  
Team Rebound  00:07.9  
Ginobili Jump Shot: Missed  00:05.5  
Diaw Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:04.9  
Diaw Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:00.0
[SAS 28-24]
 
End of 1st Quarter
San Antonio Spurs (49-16) Minnesota Timberwolves (22-39)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:40  
Ginobili Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Johnson (1 ST)  11:27  
  11:15
[MIN 27-28]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Johnson (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  11:14  
Diaw Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Cunningham (1 ST)  11:02  
  10:47 Barea Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  10:45 Shved Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:33 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:31 Gelabale Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  10:27
[MIN 30-28]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Shved (2 AST) 
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  10:06  
  10:05 Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Green Foul: Personal (2 PF)  09:57  
Ginobili Substitution replaced by De Colo  09:57  
Diaw Substitution replaced by Mills  09:57  
Neal Substitution replaced by Bonner  09:57  
  09:49
[MIN 33-28]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Cunningham (1 AST) 
Mills 3pt Shot: Missed  09:27  
  09:26 Shved Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:07
[MIN 36-28]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Gelabale (1 AST) 
Green Jump Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (1 BLK)  08:41  
  08:39 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:21 Barea 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:18  
Green Running Bank shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: De Colo (1 AST)  07:57
[SAS 30-36]
 
  07:34
[MIN 38-30]
Shved Floating Jump shot: Made (8 PTS) 
  07:11 Gelabale Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  07:11 Gelabale Substitution replaced by Rubio 
  07:03 Johnson Violation:Defensive Goaltending 
De Colo Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:03
[SAS 32-38]
 
Blair Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  06:45  
  06:45 Johnson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:45 Team Rebound 
Blair Substitution replaced by Splitter  06:45  
Green Substitution replaced by Jackson  06:45  
  06:45 Johnson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Splitter Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  06:45  
  06:32 Shved Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Splitter Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  06:32
[SAS 33-38]
 
Splitter Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  06:32
[SAS 34-38]
 
  06:16 Rubio Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:15  
Splitter Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  06:03  
  05:41
[MIN 41-34]
Rubio 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Barea (1 AST) 
Mills 3pt Shot: Missed  05:25  
  05:24 Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:09
[MIN 43-34]
Shved Pullup Jump shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Splitter Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  04:48  
  04:48  
De Colo Substitution replaced by Ginobili  04:48  
Mills Substitution replaced by Joseph  04:48  
  04:24
[MIN 45-34]
Barea Running Bank shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Jackson 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS)  04:08
[SAS 37-45]
 
  03:46 Shved Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed 
Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  03:45  
  03:39 Barea Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Bonner Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  03:33  
Bonner Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  03:33  
  03:08 Barea Jump Shot: Missed 
  03:08 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  03:01 Johnson Foul: Offensive (1 PF) 
  03:01 Johnson Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Splitter Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (2 BLK)  02:51  
Team Rebound  02:50  
  02:50 Team Timeout : Regular 
Bonner Jump Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (3 BLK)  02:48  
Splitter Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  02:46  
Splitter Tip Shot: Missed  02:46  
Splitter Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  02:44  
Splitter Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (4 BLK)  02:43  
  02:42 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  02:38
[MIN 47-37]
Cunningham Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (6 AST) 
Ginobili Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  02:13  
Bonner Substitution replaced by Green  02:13  
  01:53 Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed 
Joseph Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:52  
Green Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (5 BLK)  01:40  
  01:39 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  01:35
[MIN 49-37]
Shved Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Rubio (7 AST) 
  01:17 Rubio Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  01:14 Cunningham Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Ginobili Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:14  
Team Rebound  01:14  
Ginobili Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  01:14
[SAS 38-49]
 
  01:00
[MIN 51-38]
Johnson Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Barea (2 AST) 
Ginobili 3pt Shot: Missed  00:52.7  
Team Rebound  00:51.2  
Splitter Jump Shot: Missed Block: Rubio (1 BLK)  00:46.5  
  00:45.4 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:25.8 Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:25.2  
Splitter Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  00:04.8  
Splitter Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  00:04.8  
  00:04.8 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:04.8 Johnson Substitution replaced by Ridnour 
Joseph Substitution replaced by Mills  00:04.8  
Ginobili Substitution replaced by De Colo  00:04.8  
  00:00.0
[MIN 53-38]
Rubio Running Bank shot: Made (13 PTS) 
End of 2nd Quarter
San Antonio Spurs (49-16) Minnesota Timberwolves (22-39)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:37 Williams Jump Shot: Missed 
Splitter Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  11:36  
Splitter Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Williams (1 BLK)  11:23  
Team Rebound  11:22  
Joseph Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Ginobili (1 AST)  11:19
[SAS 40-53]
 
  10:56 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:55  
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  10:39  
  10:38 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  10:29 Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Joseph (1 BLK) 
Splitter Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  10:28  
Ginobili 3pt Shot: Missed  10:16  
  10:14 Ridnour Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:04
[MIN 55-40]
Ridnour Pullup Jump shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Splitter Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  09:46  
  09:45 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  09:37
[MIN 57-40]
Williams Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rubio (8 AST) 
Ginobili Jump Shot: Missed  09:21  
  09:20 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  09:15
[MIN 59-40]
Rubio Pullup Jump shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:08  
Splitter Substitution replaced by Blair  09:08  
  08:58 Gelabale Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
  08:52 Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Ginobili Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  08:52
[SAS 41-59]
 
Ginobili Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  08:52
[SAS 42-59]
 
  08:37
[MIN 61-42]
Stiemsma Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gelabale (2 AST) 
Jackson Running Layup Shot: Missed  08:21  
  08:20 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Blair Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  08:13  
  08:13 Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:13 Team Rebound 
Jackson Substitution replaced by Diaw  08:13  
  08:13
[MIN 62-42]
Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Joseph Pullup Jump shot: Missed  08:06  
  08:05 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  07:51 Rubio Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Blair (1 ST) 
  07:33 Rubio Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Ginobili Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Joseph (2 AST)  07:27
[SAS 44-62]
 
Joseph Substitution replaced by Mills  07:10  
  07:00 Rubio Foul: Offensive (3 PF) 
  07:00 Rubio Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
Ginobili 3pt Shot: Missed  06:47  
  06:46 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  06:39
[MIN 64-44]
Rubio Pullup Jump shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Diaw Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  06:33  
Diaw Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  06:33  
  06:18
[MIN 66-44]
Stiemsma Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rubio (9 AST) 
Ginobili Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  06:07  
  06:06 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  06:01
[MIN 68-44]
Williams Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Rubio (10 AST) 
Diaw Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Mills (1 AST)  05:48
[SAS 46-68]
 
  05:22
[MIN 71-46]
Gelabale 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (1 AST) 
  05:15 Gelabale Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Ginobili Substitution replaced by Jackson  05:15  
Green Substitution replaced by De Colo  05:15  
  05:15 Rubio Substitution replaced by Barea 
  05:09 Stiemsma Violation:Defensive Goaltending 
Blair Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  05:09
[SAS 48-71]
 
  04:50 Barea Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:49 Gelabale Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  04:49 Gelabale Tip Shot: Missed 
Diaw Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  04:48  
Diaw 3pt Shot: Missed  04:41  
  04:40 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
Diaw Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  04:28  
  04:28 Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:28 Team Rebound 
  04:28 Gelabale Substitution replaced by Shved 
  04:28
[MIN 72-48]
Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Blair Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Mills (2 AST)  04:16
[SAS 50-72]
 
  03:53 Barea 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:52  
De Colo Pullup Jump shot: Missed  03:44  
  03:43 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Mills Foul: Personal (1 PF)  03:35  
  03:31 Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Diaw (2 ST) 
Diaw Jump Shot: Missed  03:11  
  03:10 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:05 Barea Jump Shot: Missed 
  03:03 Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  03:00 Williams Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Diaw (3 ST) 
Jackson Jump Shot: Missed  02:53  
De Colo Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  02:52  
Diaw Jump Shot: Missed  02:49  
  02:48 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  02:42 Team Timeout : Regular 
Blair Substitution replaced by Bonner  02:42  
Diaw Substitution replaced by Splitter  02:42  
Jackson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  02:30  
  02:30
[MIN 73-50]
Shved Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  02:30 Shved Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  02:29  
  02:24 Stiemsma Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
De Colo Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  02:24
[SAS 51-73]
 
De Colo Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  02:24
[SAS 52-73]
 
  02:06
[MIN 75-52]
Williams Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Barea (3 AST) 
  01:51 Shved Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Jackson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:51  
Team Rebound  01:51  
Jackson Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS)  01:51
[SAS 53-75]
 
  01:37 Shved 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:35 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  01:16 Shved Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Mills 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS)  01:10
[SAS 56-75]
 
  00:50.9 Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jackson Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  00:49.8  
Jackson 3pt Shot: Missed  00:40.9  
  00:39.7 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:34.3
[MIN 77-56]
Ridnour Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Barea (4 AST) 
Bonner Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Mills (3 AST)  00:23.4
[SAS 58-77]
 
  00:06.9 Barea Layup Shot: Missed 
Mills Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:05.5  
De Colo Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Mills (4 AST)  00:01.1
[SAS 60-77]
 
  00:01.1 Ridnour Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
De Colo Substitution replaced by Ginobili  00:01.1  
  00:01.1 Williams Substitution replaced by Gelabale 
Mills Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  00:00.3  
Mills Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  00:00.3  
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Mills Layup Shot: Missed  11:47  
  11:46 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  11:27
[MIN 80-60]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Barea (5 AST) 
  11:10 Barea Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Splitter Jump Shot: Missed Block: Shved (1 BLK)  11:01  
  11:00 Team Rebound 
  10:44 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  10:43  
Bonner 3pt Shot: Missed  10:34  
  10:33 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  10:25 Stiemsma Foul: Offensive Charge (4 PF) 
  10:25 Stiemsma Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  10:25 Team Violation : Delay Of Game 
  10:25 Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Johnson 
Bonner Jump Shot: Missed  10:14  
Splitter Rebound (Off:4 Def:7)  10:12  
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  10:08  
  10:06 Johnson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  09:59 Barea Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  09:58  
Green Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Cunningham (2 ST)  09:45  
Splitter Foul: Personal (2 PF)  09:45  
  09:45 Team Timeout : Regular 
Splitter Substitution replaced by Joseph  09:45  
Green Substitution replaced by Baynes  09:45  
Ginobili Substitution replaced by De Colo  09:45  
Bonner Substitution replaced by Diaw  09:45  
  09:29
[MIN 83-60]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rubio (11 AST) 
Baynes Jump Shot: Missed  09:16  
  09:15 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:9) 
  09:00 Cunningham Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Baynes (1 BLK) 
Joseph Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:58  
  08:44 Rubio Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
Joseph Jump Shot: Missed  08:29  
  08:28 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Diaw Foul: Personal (3 PF)  08:21  
  08:10
[MIN 86-60]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Shved (3 AST) 
Joseph Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Cunningham (3 ST)  07:52  
  07:30
[MIN 89-60]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
De Colo Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Diaw (2 AST)  07:06
[SAS 62-89]
 
Diaw Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  06:45  
  06:45 Johnson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:45 Team Rebound 
  06:45 Johnson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
De Colo Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:44  
  06:39 Barea Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Mills Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  06:39
[SAS 63-89]
 
Mills Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  06:39
[SAS 64-89]
 
  06:24
[MIN 91-64]
Johnson Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Shved (4 AST) 
Diaw Driving Layup Shot: Missed  06:10  
  06:09 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:10) 
  06:01 Rubio Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Mills (1 ST) 
Joseph Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Mills (5 AST)  05:55
[SAS 66-91]
 
  05:36 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
De Colo Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:35  
Joseph 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS)  05:19
[SAS 69-91]
 
  05:03  
  05:03 Barea Substitution replaced by Ridnour 
  04:54
[MIN 93-69]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rubio (12 AST) 
Diaw 3pt Shot: Missed  04:34  
De Colo Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  04:33  
  04:33 Shved Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
De Colo Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  04:33
[SAS 70-93]
 
De Colo Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  04:33
[SAS 71-93]
 
  04:16
[MIN 95-71]
Johnson Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Shved (5 AST) 
Mills 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Joseph (3 AST)  03:58
[SAS 74-95]
 
  03:42 Cunningham Layup Shot: Missed Block: Baynes (2 BLK) 
  03:41 Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  03:35
[MIN 97-74]
Rubio Step Back Jump shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (2 AST) 
Diaw 3pt Shot: Missed  03:25  
  03:24 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:11) 
  03:16
[MIN 99-74]
Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
De Colo 3pt Shot: Missed  03:04  
  03:02 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:12) 
  02:51 Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed 
Baynes Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:50  
Mills Jump Shot: Missed  02:44  
  02:42 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  02:39 Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:39  
  02:39 Rubio Substitution replaced by Gelabale 
  02:25 Johnson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Joseph Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  02:25
[SAS 75-99]
 
Joseph Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  02:25
[SAS 76-99]
 
  02:05
[MIN 102-76]
Ridnour 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
De Colo 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Mills (6 AST)  01:52
[SAS 79-102]
 
  01:38 Gelabale Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  01:37 Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
Baynes Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  01:35  
  01:35
[MIN 103-79]
Cunningham Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  01:35 Cunningham Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Diaw Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  01:34  
Diaw Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: De Colo (2 AST)  01:27
[SAS 81-103]
 
  01:11 Johnson Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Diaw (4 ST) 
  01:07 Cunningham Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Joseph Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  01:07
[SAS 82-103]
 
Joseph Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  01:07
[SAS 83-103]
 
  00:49.0 Johnson Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO) 
Joseph Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (6 BLK)  00:37.9  
  00:36.7 Gelabale Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  00:32.9
[MIN 105-83]
Cunningham Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Shved (6 AST) 
Diaw Jump Shot: Missed  00:12.8  
  00:11.7 Shved Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  00:08.4
[MIN 107-83]
Cunningham Slam Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Shved (7 AST) 
Mills 3pt Shot: Missed  00:04.9  
  00:02.8 Johnson Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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SAS
1st Southwest
58
24
3-7
35-6
23-18
MIN
5th Northwest
31
51
5-5
20-21
11-30
 
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rpg
apg
bpg
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SAS
Parker 24.5
Duncan 12.1
Parker 9.5
Duncan 3.0
3 players 2.0
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