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Notebook: Kings 101, Timberwolves 98


James Ham, for NBA.com
Posted Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:13 AM - Updated Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:22 AM

THE FACTS: In a hard fought battle, the Sacramento Kings held on to beat the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves 101-98.

Isaiah Thomas led the way for the Kings, finishing with 24 points and six assists in 35 minutes of action. Tyreke Evans added 21 points, five rebounds and five assists, while DeMarcus Cousins scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds.

Nikola Pekovic dominated early, scoring 13 points before halftime. He finished with an impressive 18-point, 12-rebound double-double for the Wolves, but hardly saw the ball after the break. The Minnesota bench, led by Dante Cunningham and J.J. Barea, outscored the Kings bench 46-24, but it wasn't enough to make up for the team's poor perimeter shooting.

THE STAT: Minnesota struggled from the perimeter, hitting just 1-for-19 from long range. Without the 3-ball, Pekovic became much easier to guard in the second half.

QUOTABLE: "It was just them missing. We were playing pretty good defense, but they had some good looks too. They're a good 3-point shooting team, but they were just missing."
-- Isaiah Thomas

TURNING POINT: The Kings led by as many as 10 in the fourth quarter, but couldn't close out the pesky Wolves. With time expiring, Cunningham missed a 26-footer that would have sent the game to overtime.

HOT: Thomas was hot in the first half, scoring 14 points on 6-for-9 shooting and dishing out five assists.

HOT II: Thomas carried the Kings through the first half and Evans picked up the slack in the second, scoring 19 of his 21 after the break.

NOT: The Timberwolves' starting backcourt of Ricky Rubio and Luke Ridnour combined to score 16 points on 5-for-20 shooting.

GOOD MOVE: Cousins got hungry in the third quarter, gobbling up nine of his game-high 14 rebounds in the 12 minutes after the intermission.

BAD MOVE: Pekovic was dominant early, but with the Wolves' perimeter shots clanking, the Kings packed the paint and took away Minnesota's biggest weapon.

NOTABLE: Chase Budinger returned to the court for the first time since tearing his meniscus in his left knee on Nov. 10 against the Chicago Bulls.

NOTABLE II: The Kings finished with zero second-chance points and were outrebounded on the offensive end 17-4.

UP NEXT: For the Wolves, Friday @ Phoenix, Sunday vs. Chicago, Tuesday @ Detroit. For the Kings, Saturday @ Denver, Sunday vs. Philadelphia, Wednesday @ Golden State.

MIN
SAC
     
    • 41.8%

    • 53.3%

    • 5.3%

    • 33.3%

    • 83.3%

    • 83.3%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
MIN SAC
Total Rebounds 45 40
Offensive Rebounds 17 4
Turnovers 12 16
Fast Break Pts: 13 28
Biggest Lead: 12 10
Points in the Paint: 52 46
MIN SAC
p Pekovic   18 Thomas   24
rb Pekovic   12 Cousins   14
a Rubio   9 Thomas   6
s Rubio   3 Patterson   2
b 2 players   1 2 players   2
 
  • 11/02 - SAC 80 @ MIN 92
  • 11/27 - MIN 97 @ SAC 89
  • 03/21 - MIN 98 @ SAC 101
Minnesota Timberwolves (23-43)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Kirilenko F 26:52 3-9 0-2 0-0 -3 1 3 4 3 4 0 1 0 1 6
D. Williams F 25:32 6-16 0-3 0-0 -8 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 12
N. Pekovic C 34:07 6-12 0-0 6-8 -7 7 5 12 0 4 1 1 0 0 18
L. Ridnour G 30:20 1-7 0-1 2-2 -3 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 4
R. Rubio G 32:13 4-13 0-3 4-4 -6 0 7 7 9 4 3 1 0 0 12
C. Budinger   17:30 3-7 1-3 2-2 -2 1 3 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 9
A. Shved   16:23 3-8 0-4 0-0 +4 0 2 2 4 2 0 3 0 0 6
J. Barea   20:42 5-11 0-2 1-2 +1 1 3 4 6 3 0 2 0 1 11
D. Cunningham   24:48 6-11 0-1 0-0 +10 2 3 5 0 3 1 3 0 1 12
G. Stiemsma   11:33 4-4 0-0 0-0 -1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 8
M. Gelabale   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Johnson   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
K. Love   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   240 41-98 1-19 15-18   17 28 45 27 23 7 12 2 6 98
  41.8% 5.3% 83.3%   team rebs: 10 total to: 12
Sacramento Kings (25-44)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Salmons F-G 43:21 5-11 0-3 3-3 +4 0 5 5 3 1 1 1 0 0 13
J. Thompson F 21:07 2-5 0-0 0-0 -3 0 4 4 0 4 0 1 1 1 4
D. Cousins C 27:54 6-12 0-0 3-5 -5 2 12 14 2 5 0 4 1 0 15
T. Evans G 38:30 8-11 1-3 4-5 +7 0 5 5 5 2 0 3 0 0 21
I. Thomas G 35:14 8-15 3-6 5-5 +3 0 3 3 6 2 0 1 0 0 24
P. Patterson   31:17 5-10 1-3 0-0 +8 1 3 4 2 1 2 1 2 0 11
M. Thornton   09:30 1-2 0-1 0-0 -4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
J. Fredette   05:35 2-3 0-0 0-0 -6 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 4
C. Hayes   05:35 0-1 0-0 0-0 -6 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
T. Douglas   11:50 2-3 1-2 0-0 +5 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 5
C. Aldrich   10:07 1-2 0-0 0-0 +12 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 2 1 2
J. Johnson   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Outlaw   00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   240 40-75 6-18 15-18   4 36 40 21 23 4 16 6 2 101
  53.3% 33.3% 83.3%   team rebs: 3 total to: 17

inactive

  • Timberwolves: Lee, Roy
  • Kings: --

technical fouls

  • Timberwolves: --
  • Kings: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 13
  • Times Tied: 9

arena stats

  • Arena: Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, CA
  • Officials: #55 Bill Kennedy, #70 Brent Barnaky, #6 Tony Brown
  • Attendance: 12176
  • Duration: 2:07
Minnesota Timberwolves (23-43) Sacramento Kings (25-44)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Thompson vs Pekovic (Rubio gains possession)
Williams Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (1 AST)  11:40
[MIN 2-0]
 
  11:14
[SAC 2-2]
Cousins Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Evans (1 AST) 
Williams Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (1 AST)  10:51
[MIN 4-2]
 
  10:26 Cousins Jump Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:25  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:08
[MIN 6-2]
 
Kirilenko Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:59  
  09:54 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
Ridnour Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:53  
Rubio Jump Shot: Missed  09:37  
  09:36 Evans Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:20
[SAC 4-6]
Evans Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Kirilenko Driving Layup Shot: Missed  09:05  
  09:04 Salmons Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:59
[SAC 6-6]
Cousins Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Salmons (1 AST) 
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  08:34  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  08:33  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed  08:33  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  08:33  
  08:33 Evans Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  08:33
[MIN 7-6]
 
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  08:33
[MIN 8-6]
 
  08:18
[SAC 8-8]
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (2 AST)  08:02
[MIN 10-8]
 
  08:02 Thompson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS)  08:02
[MIN 11-8]
 
  07:48 Evans Jump Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:47  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Rubio (2 AST)  07:36
[MIN 13-8]
 
  07:32 Team Timeout : Regular 
Pekovic Foul: Personal (1 PF)  07:25  
  07:15 Evans 3pt Shot: Missed 
Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  07:14  
Williams Layup Shot: Missed Block: Thompson (1 BLK)  07:00  
Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:58  
Williams Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  06:57  
  06:55 Salmons Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:45
[SAC 10-13]
Thompson Jump Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Evans (2 AST) 
Kirilenko Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  06:31  
  06:18 Cousins Jump Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:18  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rubio (3 AST)  06:11
[MIN 15-10]
 
  05:59 Salmons Jump Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  05:58  
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  05:49  
  05:49 Cousins Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:42
[SAC 12-15]
Salmons Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Cousins (1 AST) 
Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed  05:26  
  05:25 Evans Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:17 Salmons 3pt Shot: Missed 
Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  05:15  
  05:08 Evans Violation:Kicked Ball 
  04:58 Cousins Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed  04:52  
  04:51 Cousins Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Kirilenko Substitution replaced by Budinger  04:44  
  04:29 Cousins Jump Shot: Missed 
Budinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:29  
  04:24 Cousins Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
  04:24 Cousins Substitution replaced by Patterson 
Rubio Jump Shot: Missed  04:09  
  04:08 Evans Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Rubio Foul: Personal (1 PF)  03:55  
  03:55 Evans Substitution replaced by Thornton 
  03:46
[SAC 14-15]
Patterson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST) 
Budinger Jump Shot: Missed  03:28  
  03:27 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:21
[SAC 17-15]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
  03:09 Patterson Violation:Defensive Goaltending 
Rubio Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  03:09
[MIN 17-17]
 
  02:55
[SAC 19-17]
Salmons Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed  02:35  
  02:34 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:30
[SAC 21-17]
Thomas Pullup Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:20  
Pekovic Substitution replaced by Shved  02:20  
Ridnour Substitution replaced by Barea  02:20  
Rubio Substitution replaced by Cunningham  02:20  
Williams Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Shved (1 AST)  02:05
[MIN 19-21]
 
  01:47 Thompson Jump Hook Shot: Missed Block: Williams (1 BLK) 
Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:46  
Budinger 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Barea (1 AST)  01:40
[MIN 22-21]
 
Barea Foul: Personal (1 PF)  01:24  
  01:15
[SAC 23-22]
Thornton Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Budinger Floating Jump shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Shved (2 AST)  00:53.8
[MIN 24-23]
 
  00:47.1
[SAC 25-24]
Patterson Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Thomas (2 AST) 
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:38.3
[MIN 26-25]
 
  00:26.9 Thompson Jump Shot: Missed 
Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:25.9  
Shved 3pt Shot: Missed  00:03.3  
  00:02.9 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:00.0 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (23-43) Sacramento Kings (25-44)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:44 Fredette Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Barea Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  11:21
[MIN 28-25]
 
  11:00
[SAC 27-28]
Salmons Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Shved Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  11:00  
  11:00
[SAC 28-28]
Salmons Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
Barea Jump Shot: Missed  10:41  
Stiemsma Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:39  
Stiemsma Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS)  10:39
[MIN 30-28]
 
  10:31 Patterson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:30  
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  10:25
[MIN 32-28]
 
  10:25 Fredette Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
  10:25 Salmons Substitution replaced by Douglas 
Barea Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS)  10:25
[MIN 33-28]
 
  10:12 Fredette Jump Shot: Missed 
Budinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:11  
Barea 3pt Shot: Missed  10:03  
Team Rebound  10:03  
  10:03 Hayes Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Budinger Substitution replaced by Rubio  10:03  
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (4 AST)  09:56
[MIN 35-28]
 
  09:36 Thornton 3pt Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:35  
Shved 3pt Shot: Missed  09:28  
  09:26 Hayes Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:21 Douglas Turnover : Palming Turnover (1 TO) 
Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed  09:02  
  09:01 Thornton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:55
[SAC 30-35]
Fredette Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Thornton (1 AST) 
Barea Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  08:38  
  08:38  
  08:23 Douglas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Shved Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:23  
Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Douglas (1 ST)  08:19  
  08:10 Fredette Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Cunningham (1 ST) 
Shved Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Barea (2 AST)  08:04
[MIN 37-30]
 
  07:46
[SAC 32-37]
Patterson Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Hayes (1 AST) 
Shved Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rubio (5 AST)  07:39
[MIN 39-32]
 
  07:19 Patterson Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:18 Hayes Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:18 Hayes Layup Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:17  
Stiemsma Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Barea (3 AST)  07:07
[MIN 41-32]
 
  06:52
[SAC 34-41]
Fredette Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Hayes (2 AST) 
Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  06:25  
Cunningham Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF)  06:25  
  06:25 Thornton Substitution replaced by Thomas 
  06:25 Fredette Substitution replaced by Evans 
  06:25 Hayes Substitution replaced by Cousins 
Rubio Substitution replaced by Kirilenko  06:25  
Cunningham Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  06:15  
  06:15 Cousins Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:15 Team Rebound 
  06:15
[SAC 35-41]
Cousins Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  06:05 Douglas Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Shved (3 AST)  05:53
[MIN 43-35]
 
  05:46
[SAC 37-43]
Cousins Slam Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Thomas (3 AST) 
Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  05:46  
  05:46 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:46 Patterson Substitution replaced by Salmons 
  05:46 Douglas Substitution replaced by Thompson 
Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Pekovic  05:46  
  05:46 Cousins Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:45  
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Barea (4 AST)  05:25
[MIN 45-37]
 
  05:11 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:10 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  05:10 Cousins Layup Shot: Missed 
Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  05:09  
Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed  04:51  
  04:50 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  04:44
[SAC 39-45]
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Barea 3pt Shot: Missed  04:34  
  04:33 Salmons Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Shved Substitution replaced by Ridnour  04:29  
Pekovic Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  04:23  
  04:23
[SAC 40-45]
Cousins Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  04:23
[SAC 41-45]
Cousins Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Barea Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (1 AST)  04:14
[MIN 47-41]
 
  04:05 Thompson Jump Shot: Missed 
Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  04:04  
Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed  03:49  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  03:48  
  03:48 Thompson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  03:48
[MIN 48-41]
 
Barea Substitution replaced by Williams  03:48  
Cunningham Substitution replaced by Rubio  03:48  
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  03:48
[MIN 49-41]
 
Rubio Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA)  03:40  
  03:40
[SAC 42-49]
Salmons Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  03:40
[SAC 43-49]
Salmons Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Kirilenko Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (3 AST)  03:24
[MIN 51-43]
 
  03:11 Thompson Foul: Offensive (3 PF) 
  03:11 Thompson Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  03:11 Thompson Substitution replaced by Patterson 
Pekovic Hook Shot: Missed  02:54  
  02:53 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  02:48 Thomas Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:48  
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  02:32  
  02:31 Evans Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  02:22 Salmons 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  02:22  
  02:18 Evans Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Ridnour Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  02:18
[MIN 52-43]
 
  02:18 Cousins Substitution replaced by Aldrich 
Ridnour Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  02:18
[MIN 53-43]
 
  02:05 Salmons Jump Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  02:04  
Kirilenko Hook Shot: Missed Block: Aldrich (1 BLK)  01:56  
  01:55 Aldrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:54 Aldrich Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Rubio (1 ST) 
Williams 3pt Shot: Missed  01:41  
  01:39 Salmons Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  01:37 Salmons Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Rubio (2 ST) 
Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed  01:34  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  01:32  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed  01:31  
Williams Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  01:30  
Williams Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  01:29
[MIN 55-43]
 
  01:19
[SAC 45-55]
Patterson Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Thomas (4 AST) 
Kirilenko 3pt Shot: Missed  00:57.9  
  00:55.8 Patterson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:51.4
[SAC 47-55]
Thomas Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Ridnour Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  00:51.4  
Pekovic Substitution replaced by Stiemsma  00:51.4  
  00:51.4
[SAC 48-55]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS) 
Ridnour Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Patterson (1 ST)  00:27.9  
  00:25.3
[SAC 50-55]
Thomas Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Patterson (1 AST) 
Stiemsma Slam Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rubio (6 AST)  00:07.0
[MIN 57-50]
 
  00:00.9
[SAC 53-57]
Patterson 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Thomas (5 AST) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (23-43) Sacramento Kings (25-44)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:38
[SAC 55-57]
Evans Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  11:15  
Team Rebound  11:15  
  11:15 Thomas Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Williams 3pt Shot: Missed  11:10  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:5 Def:4)  11:10  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (2 AST)  11:04
[MIN 59-55]
 
Kirilenko Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  10:44  
  10:44 Evans Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  10:44 Team Rebound 
  10:44
[SAC 56-59]
Evans Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Ridnour 3pt Shot: Missed  10:24  
  10:22 Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  10:13 Evans 3pt Shot: Missed 
Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:12  
Ridnour Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rubio (7 AST)  10:05
[MIN 61-56]
 
  10:05 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:43
[SAC 58-61]
Cousins Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Salmons (2 AST) 
Pekovic Jump Hook Shot: Missed  09:19  
Kirilenko Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  09:18  
Kirilenko Jump Bank Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:17
[MIN 63-58]
 
  09:01 Cousins Jump Shot: Missed 
Kirilenko Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  09:00  
  08:46 Thomas Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Rubio Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  08:36
[MIN 65-58]
 
  08:22 Cousins Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Williams Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Rubio (8 AST)  08:11
[MIN 67-58]
 
  07:56
[SAC 60-67]
Thompson Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Evans (3 AST) 
Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed  07:38  
  07:36 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  07:32
[SAC 62-67]
Salmons Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Cousins (2 AST) 
Williams Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (3 AST)  07:00
[MIN 69-62]
 
  06:45
[SAC 64-69]
Cousins Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Kirilenko Jump Shot: Missed  06:27  
  06:26 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  06:19
[SAC 67-69]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Evans (4 AST) 
Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed  05:57  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:6 Def:4)  05:56  
Rubio Jump Shot: Missed  05:53  
  05:53 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
Kirilenko Foul: Personal (3 PF)  05:53  
  05:41 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  05:40  
  05:34 Cousins Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Kirilenko Substitution replaced by Budinger  05:34  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Rubio (9 AST)  05:28
[MIN 71-67]
 
  05:28 Thompson Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) 
  05:28 Thompson Substitution replaced by Patterson 
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  05:28  
  05:27 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  05:13
[SAC 70-71]
Evans 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Patterson (2 AST) 
Williams 3pt Shot: Missed  04:57  
  04:56 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:49 Cousins Turnover : Offensive Goaltending (2 TO) 
Budinger 3pt Shot: Missed  04:33  
  04:32 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
Rubio Foul: Personal (3 PF)  04:17  
  04:03 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Rubio Jump Shot: Missed  03:48  
  03:48 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:9) 
  03:39 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
  03:38 Patterson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  03:37 Patterson Layup Shot: Missed 
Budinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:36  
Williams Running Jump Shot: Missed Block: Cousins (1 BLK)  03:28  
Ridnour Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:23  
Rubio Layup Shot: Missed  03:15  
  03:15 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:10) 
Rubio Foul: Personal (4 PF)  03:15  
Rubio Substitution replaced by Barea  03:15  
  03:04
[SAC 72-71]
Cousins Slam Dunk Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Thomas (6 AST) 
Budinger Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST)  02:49
[MIN 73-72]
 
  02:33
[SAC 75-73]
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) 
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Patterson (1 BLK)  02:22  
Team Rebound  02:22  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:22  
Williams Substitution replaced by Cunningham  02:22  
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Barea (5 AST)  02:20
[MIN 75-75]
 
  02:02 Evans Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Budinger 3pt Shot: Missed  01:45  
  01:45 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:11) 
  01:22 Evans Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Budinger (1 ST) 
  01:21 Salmons Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Budinger Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  01:21
[MIN 76-75]
 
Budinger Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  01:21
[MIN 77-75]
 
  01:09 Cousins Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Ridnour (1 ST) 
Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed  01:02  
  01:01 Cousins Rebound (Off:1 Def:12) 
Barea Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:54.3  
  00:54.3
[SAC 76-77]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (21 PTS) 
Ridnour Substitution replaced by Shved  00:54.3  
  00:54.3
[SAC 77-77]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (22 PTS) 
Barea Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  00:37.6  
  00:23.6
[SAC 79-77]
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Barea Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  00:00.9  
  00:00.6 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Shved 3pt Shot: Missed  11:36  
Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  11:35  
Cunningham Tip Shot: Made (10 PTS)  11:35
[MIN 79-79]
 
Pekovic Substitution replaced by Stiemsma  11:20  
  11:20 Cousins Substitution replaced by Aldrich 
Barea Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  11:16  
  11:16
[SAC 80-79]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS) 
  11:16
[SAC 81-79]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS) 
Stiemsma Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Barea (6 AST)  11:02
[MIN 81-81]
 
  10:47 Aldrich Jump Shot: Missed Block: Stiemsma (1 BLK) 
Shved Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:46  
Cunningham Foul: Offensive (3 PF)  10:42  
Cunningham Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  10:42  
  10:42 Thomas Substitution replaced by Douglas 
  10:19
[SAC 84-81]
Douglas 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Salmons (3 AST) 
Shved Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  10:00
[MIN 83-84]
 
Shved Foul: Personal (2 PF)  09:53  
  09:46 Salmons 3pt Shot: Missed 
Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:44  
Barea Running Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS)  09:37
[MIN 85-84]
 
  09:37 Aldrich Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Barea Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  09:37  
  09:34 Aldrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Budinger Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:25  
  09:16
[SAC 86-85]
Salmons Pullup Jump shot: Made (13 PTS) 
  09:03 Douglas Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Patterson (2 ST)  08:53  
  08:48
[SAC 88-85]
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
  08:38 Douglas Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  08:38  
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Shved (4 AST)  08:25
[MIN 87-88]
 
  08:10 Patterson Foul: Offensive (1 PF) 
  08:10 Patterson Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed Block: Aldrich (2 BLK)  07:52  
Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  07:51  
Cunningham Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Salmons (1 ST)  07:48  
  07:44
[SAC 90-87]
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Barea Jump Shot: Missed  07:23  
Budinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:21  
Shved 3pt Shot: Missed  07:04  
Stiemsma Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  07:03  
Budinger Running Jump Shot: Missed Block: Patterson (2 BLK)  06:52  
Team Rebound  06:52  
Budinger Substitution replaced by Pekovic  06:52  
Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Kirilenko  06:52  
Shved Jump Shot: Missed  06:45  
Barea Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  06:44  
Kirilenko 3pt Shot: Missed  06:39  
  06:38 Patterson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  06:22
[SAC 92-87]
Evans Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Pekovic Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA)  06:22  
Shved Substitution replaced by Rubio  06:22  
  06:22
[SAC 93-87]
Evans Free Throw 1 of 1 (17 PTS) 
Cunningham Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  06:11  
  06:00
[SAC 95-87]
Aldrich Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Evans (5 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:59  
Pekovic Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  05:43  
  05:42 Evans Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Kirilenko Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA)  05:32  
  05:32
[SAC 96-87]
Evans Free Throw 1 of 2 (18 PTS) 
  05:32
[SAC 97-87]
Evans Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS) 
Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed  05:21  
  05:20 Salmons Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  05:05 Aldrich Turnover : 3 Second Violation (2 TO) 
Barea Substitution replaced by Ridnour  05:05  
Kirilenko Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (4 AST)  04:52
[MIN 89-97]
 
  04:36 Salmons Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  04:35  
  04:31 Aldrich Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  04:20
[MIN 91-97]
 
  04:01
[SAC 99-91]
Douglas Pullup Jump shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Rubio Turnover : Double Dribble (1 TO)  03:49  
  03:36 Patterson Jump Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  03:36  
  03:31 Douglas Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  03:31
[MIN 92-99]
 
  03:31 Douglas Substitution replaced by Thomas 
  03:31 Aldrich Substitution replaced by Cousins 
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  03:31
[MIN 93-99]
 
  03:08 Patterson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:07 Cousins Rebound (Off:2 Def:12) 
  03:05 Cousins Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Rubio (3 ST) 
Kirilenko Layup Shot: Missed  03:00  
Team Rebound  02:59  
  02:59 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:50 Evans Violation:Kicked Ball 
Rubio Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS)  02:44
[MIN 95-99]
 
  02:14 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  02:14  
Pekovic Foul: Offensive (4 PF)  02:09  
Pekovic Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  02:09  
  01:48 Cousins Layup Shot: Missed 
Pekovic Rebound (Off:6 Def:5)  01:47  
  01:36 Cousins Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS)  01:36
[MIN 96-99]
 
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  01:36
[MIN 97-99]
 
  01:14 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:12  
Rubio Jump Shot: Missed  00:49.9  
  00:49.4 Patterson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:41.3
[SAC 101-97]
Evans Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:41.3  
Kirilenko Substitution replaced by Budinger  00:41.3  
Cunningham Substitution replaced by Williams  00:41.3  
Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed  00:35.9  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:7 Def:5)  00:34.9  
  00:34.8 Cousins Foul: Personal (5 PF) (2 FTA) 
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:34.8  
Team Rebound  00:34.8  
Williams Substitution replaced by Kirilenko  00:34.8  
Budinger Substitution replaced by Cunningham  00:34.8  
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS)  00:34.8
[MIN 98-101]
 
  00:11.9 Evans Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Pekovic (1 ST) 
Cunningham 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 4th Quarter
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