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Notebook: Timberwolves 110, Celtics 100


Peter Kapsner, for NBA.com
Posted Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:01 PM - Updated Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:01 PM

THE FACTS: The Minnesota Timberwolves took advantage of a team even more injury-riddled than them, defeating the Boston Celtics 110-100 Monday night. Nikola Pekovic paced the Wolves with a season-high 29 points while Andrei Kirilenko added 17 points, nine boards and five assists. The pairs' solid interior play led to a massive 62-to-38 advantage for the Wolves in the paint against the much smaller and depleted Celtics.

Avery Bradley had 19 points for Boston who were without all of their current Big Three as Paul Pierce missed the game with an ankle injury he suffered last night in New York. Their reserves were no match for the Wolves interior attack. Pekovic scored 15 first quarter points and without Garnett, and with Chris Wilcox in foul trouble, the Celtics had no effective way to control him throughout the night. Minnesota's win snapped an 11 game losing streak to the Celtics.

QUOTABLE I: "They really didn't have an answer for Pek. Pek got us going at the start of the game and carried right on through. With all their guys out, especially when Wilcox got in foul trouble right away, we did a nice job of finding him and he did a great job of being active. We didn't mention (he only had) five rebounds....he said he was an offensive player tonight."
-- Wolves coach Rick Adelman on Pekovic's dominance inside.

TURNING POINT: In a game devoid of signature moves or defining moments, the Timberwolves quietly put together a 17-6 run at the end of the second quarter and into the third. The run gave the Wolves their first double-digit lead and Boston was unable to recover as they never got closer than six points from there.

HOT: Minnesota's offense. After a temporary hiccup against Memphis on Saturday in which they scored just 86 points, the Wolves continued their recent offensive assault which has seen them average 104 points over their past seven contests. They had five players in double figures tonight, and committed only eight turnovers -- the 18th time in the past 22 games they've had fewer turnovers than their opponent.

QUOTABLE II: "We are moving the ball better. We have a better understanding of what we want to do. Especially when Pek is out there we know he is going to draw attention going in. Our guards are doing a nice job. I think a lot of it is with Ricky (Rubio), Luke (Ridnour), J.J. (Barea), and Lexi (Shved)....we get all four of those guys making good decisions and it really helps."
-- Adelman on why the Wolves are suddenly surging offensively.

NOT: Boston is stumbling towards the post-season. While a playoff berth is not in jeopardy with an eight-game lead over ninth place Milwaukee, the Celtics have now lost seven of nine and look nowhere near ready to battle Miami, New York, or Indiana in the first round. Even with Pierce in the lineup, New York blew out Boston on Monday 108-89.

GOOD MOVE: Playing starters Rubio and Pekovic for over 20 minutes each in the first half. The two Europeans never stopped moving on offense or defense, and that consistent energy kept the Wolves from the long scoring droughts they experienced against Memphis on Saturday.

FANTASY SPOTLIGHT: Kirilenko was the main fantasy standout tonight as he added two steals for a four-category contribution -- a line reminiscent to his days in Utah when he stuffed the stat sheet on a nightly basis.

INSIDE THE ARENA: Timberwolves fans were disappointed Garnett was injured in his only visit back to Minnesota this year, particularly as Garnett's career winds down. Garnett was drafted 5th overall in 1995 by the Wolves and played 12 seasons for Minnesota.

QUOTABLE III: "Every year we don't know if it's his last time (returning to Minnesota.) We all hope not. But you never know with Kevin. Every summer from this point on in his career he's going to decide if he's coming back or not. You'd want him to play in his last game here, so let's hope this isn't."
-- Celtics coach Doc Rivers.

NOTABLE: Pekovic saw his streak end at 68 games in which he has grabbed an offensive rebound. It was the 2nd longest streak in the NBA to injured teammate Kevin Love's current 75 game run....The Wolves were 5 of 18 from beyond the arc tonight, dropping them below 30 percent the season. Only one NBA team (Charlotte) in the last 10 years has finished below 30 percent from 3-point range....The victory brought Adelman to within two of 1,000 career wins. Only seven other coaches have reached this mark.....Rivers said before the game that he expects Pierce to play Wednesday against Detroit.....Jeff Green had just 10 points tonight after averaging 23.5 points in his last four games.

UP NEXT: For the Celtics, Wednesday vs. Detroit, Friday vs. Cleveland, Sunday vs. Washington. For the Wolves, Wednesday @ Milwaukee, Friday vs. Toronto, Saturday vs. Detroit.

BOS
MIN
     
    • 51.9%

    • 48.2%

    • 43.8%

    • 27.8%

    • 64.3%

    • 92.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOS MIN
Total Rebounds 37 31
Offensive Rebounds 7 4
Turnovers 17 8
Fast Break Pts: 9 23
Biggest Lead: 5 14
Points in the Paint: 38 62
BOS MIN
p Bradley   19 Pekovic   29
rb Green   7 Kirilenko   9
a 3 players   5 Rubio   10
s Terry   2 4 players   2
b Randolph   2 Williams   3
 
  • 12/05 - MIN 94 @ BOS 104
  • 04/01 - BOS 100 @ MIN 110
Boston Celtics (38-36)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Green F 38:16 5-10 0-0 0-0 -9 1 6 7 5 2 0 5 0 1 10
B. Bass F 33:03 5-13 0-0 3-4 -15 2 4 6 2 1 0 1 1 2 13
C. Wilcox F-C 11:52 2-2 0-0 0-0 -4 1 5 6 1 4 1 0 0 0 4
C. Lee G 24:47 3-8 1-2 0-0 -15 0 2 2 1 3 0 3 0 1 7
A. Bradley G 30:19 8-14 1-5 2-2 -17 0 0 0 2 4 0 2 0 0 19
S. Randolph   21:04 4-5 0-0 0-2 -1 1 1 2 1 5 0 2 2 0 8
J. Terry   26:05 4-8 2-3 4-4 0 0 2 2 3 0 2 2 0 0 14
T. Williams   22:17 6-10 2-3 0-2 +7 1 5 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 14
J. Crawford   28:27 5-11 1-3 0-0 +1 1 5 6 5 2 0 2 0 0 11
D. White   03:50 0-0 0-0 0-0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
K. Garnett NWT - Left Ankle Inflammation
P. Pierce NWT - Personal Reasons
Totals   240 42-81 7-16 9-14   7 30 37 25 21 4 17 3 4 100
  51.9% 43.8% 64.3%   team rebs: 8 total to: 17
Minnesota Timberwolves (27-46)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Kirilenko F 26:35 6-7 1-1 4-4 +2 2 7 9 5 2 2 2 0 0 17
D. Williams F 24:31 5-9 1-2 0-0 +20 0 3 3 2 1 1 0 3 1 11
N. Pekovic C 41:21 9-15 0-0 11-11 -2 1 4 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 29
L. Ridnour G 19:57 1-7 0-3 0-0 +7 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 2
R. Rubio G 34:30 2-11 0-2 5-6 +12 0 3 3 10 4 2 2 0 0 9
C. Budinger   16:30 1-4 1-3 0-0 +7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
D. Cunningham   23:53 7-12 0-0 5-6 -2 1 4 5 0 1 2 0 0 0 19
J. Barea   30:26 5-10 1-4 0-0 +4 0 4 4 7 0 0 1 0 1 11
A. Shved   22:17 4-8 1-3 0-0 +2 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 9
M. Gelabale DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Johnson DNP - Coach's Decision
K. Love DND - Right Hand Surgery
G. Stiemsma DNP - Coach's Decision
Totals   240 40-83 5-18 25-27   4 27 31 30 11 10 8 4 3 110
  48.2% 27.8% 92.6%   team rebs: 13 total to: 10

inactive

  • Celtics: Melo, Rondo, Sullinger
  • Timberwolves: Lee, Roy

technical fouls

  • Celtics: --
  • Timberwolves: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 5
  • Times Tied: 5

arena stats

  • Arena: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Officials: #36 David Jones, #61 Courtney Kirkland, #50 Olandis Poole
  • Attendance: 14546
  • Duration: 2:07
Boston Celtics (38-36) Minnesota Timberwolves (27-46)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Pekovic vs Wilcox (Green gains possession)
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wilcox (1 AST)  11:43
[BOS 2-0]
 
  11:28 Rubio Jump Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:27  
Green Pullup Jump shot: Missed  11:19  
  11:18 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:02 Pekovic Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed 
Wilcox Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:01  
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  10:41  
  10:40 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:27
[MIN 2-2]
Rubio Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Green Jump Shot: Missed Block: Pekovic (1 BLK)  10:13  
  10:12 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  10:07 Kirilenko Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Bass Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Lee (1 AST)  09:52
[BOS 4-2]
 
  09:33 Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Wilcox Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:31  
  09:22 Williams Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bass Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  09:22
[BOS 5-2]
 
Bass Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:22  
  09:22 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  09:08 Ridnour Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Wilcox (1 ST) 
  09:05 Kirilenko Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bradley Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  09:05
[BOS 6-2]
 
Bradley Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  09:05
[BOS 7-2]
 
Wilcox Foul: Personal (1 PF)  08:52  
  08:45 Rubio Running Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed 
Wilcox Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  08:44  
Bass Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Rubio (1 ST)  08:38  
  08:33
[MIN 4-7]
Rubio Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST) 
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (6 PTS)  08:22
[BOS 9-4]
 
  08:06
[MIN 6-9]
Pekovic Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (1 AST) 
Wilcox Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  08:06  
Wilcox Substitution replaced by Randolph  08:06  
  08:06
[MIN 7-9]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS) 
Lee Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Ridnour (1 ST)  07:51  
  07:34 Ridnour 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:33 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  07:32 Kirilenko Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:31 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
Randolph Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  07:30  
  07:30
[MIN 8-9]
Kirilenko Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  07:30
[MIN 9-9]
Kirilenko Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  07:16 Kirilenko Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Randolph Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  07:16  
Team Rebound  07:16  
  07:16 Kirilenko Substitution replaced by Budinger 
Randolph Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  07:16  
Green Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:15  
Green Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:15
[BOS 11-9]
 
Lee Foul: Personal (1 PF)  07:02  
  06:55
[MIN 11-11]
Pekovic Jump Hook Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rubio (1 AST) 
Green Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:35
[BOS 13-11]
 
  06:09 Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:08  
Lee Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  06:04  
  05:55
[MIN 13-13]
Williams Slam Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (2 AST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  05:37  
  05:36 Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:31
[MIN 15-13]
Pekovic Running Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rubio (3 AST) 
Lee Jump Shot: Missed  05:14  
  05:13 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:04
[MIN 17-13]
Pekovic Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Rubio (4 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  04:58  
Lee Running Jump Shot: Missed  04:48  
  04:47 Team Rebound 
Lee Substitution replaced by Terry  04:33  
  04:28 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:27 Team Rebound 
Randolph Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (2 FTA)  04:27  
  04:27
[MIN 18-13]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  04:27
[MIN 19-13]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Randolph Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  04:09
[BOS 15-19]
 
  03:56 Rubio Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Bass Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  03:39  
  03:38 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Bradley Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  03:35  
  03:35 Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:35 Team Rebound 
  03:35
[MIN 20-15]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  03:25 Ridnour Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) 
Terry Free Throw 1 of 3 (1 PTS)  03:25
[BOS 16-20]
 
Terry Free Throw 2 of 3 (2 PTS)  03:25
[BOS 17-20]
 
Terry Free Throw 3 of 3 (3 PTS)  03:25
[BOS 18-20]
 
Randolph Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA)  03:15  
  03:15
[MIN 21-18]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  03:15
[MIN 22-18]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Bass Reverse Layup Shot: Missed Block: Williams (1 BLK)  03:02  
Team Rebound  03:01  
Randolph Substitution replaced by Williams  03:01  
  03:01 Williams Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
Williams Layup Shot: Missed  02:56  
  02:55 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:37 Ridnour 3pt Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:36  
Terry 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Bass (1 AST)  02:28
[BOS 21-22]
 
  02:08 Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:07  
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  01:58  
  01:56 Ridnour Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:42
[MIN 24-21]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (1 AST) 
Williams Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Terry (1 AST)  01:26
[BOS 23-24]
 
  01:17 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:17 Ridnour Substitution replaced by Barea 
  01:17 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Williams 
  01:01 Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:01 Team Rebound 
  00:58.9 Barea 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:57.7 Team Rebound 
Green Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:57.7  
  00:57.7 Cunningham Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:57.7 Team Rebound 
  00:57.7
[MIN 25-23]
Cunningham Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Green Jump Shot: Missed  00:43.9  
  00:41.9 Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:32.6
[MIN 27-23]
Barea Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Bradley Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  00:13.8
[BOS 25-27]
 
  00:04.9 Rubio Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Williams (1 ST) 
Williams Running Jump Shot: Missed  00:01.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (38-36) Minnesota Timberwolves (27-46)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:46 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Terry Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:45  
Green Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  11:38  
  11:36 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:22
[MIN 30-25]
Budinger 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Rubio (5 AST) 
  11:07 Rubio Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  11:07 Rubio Substitution replaced by Shved 
Bass Substitution replaced by White  11:07  
Terry Jump Shot: Missed  11:00  
  10:58 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Green Foul: Personal (2 PF)  10:53  
  10:53 Williams Substitution replaced by Pekovic 
White Substitution replaced by Randolph  10:53  
  10:41 Budinger 3pt Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  10:38  
Green Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (6 PTS)  10:18
[BOS 27-30]
 
  10:02 Shved 3pt Shot: Missed 
Terry Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:01  
Randolph Slam Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Green (1 AST)  09:45
[BOS 29-30]
 
  09:26
[MIN 33-29]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Pekovic (1 AST) 
Crawford Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  09:02  
Crawford Foul: Personal (1 PF)  08:50  
  08:50  
Randolph Substitution replaced by Wilcox  08:50  
  08:36 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Williams 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Green (2 AST)  08:13
[BOS 32-33]
 
  08:00 Barea Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Terry (1 ST) 
Wilcox Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Crawford (1 AST)  07:53
[BOS 34-33]
 
  07:32
[MIN 35-34]
Shved Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Williams Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  07:24
[BOS 36-35]
 
  07:03 Shved Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:01 Team Rebound 
  07:01 Budinger Substitution replaced by Rubio 
  06:55 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Wilcox Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:54  
Green Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO)  06:41  
  06:22
[MIN 37-36]
Cunningham Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Barea (1 AST) 
  06:15 Cunningham Violation:Kicked Ball 
  06:15 Cunningham Substitution replaced by Kirilenko 
Terry Substitution replaced by Lee  06:15  
Green Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  06:09  
  05:54 Pekovic Running Hook Shot: Missed 
Wilcox Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  05:53  
Green Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Kirilenko (1 ST)  05:46  
  05:41
[MIN 39-36]
Shved Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:31  
Williams Substitution replaced by Bradley  05:31  
Crawford Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  05:14
[BOS 38-39]
 
  04:54
[MIN 41-38]
Kirilenko Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Crawford Pullup Jump shot: Missed  04:37  
  04:36 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:25
[MIN 43-38]
Kirilenko Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Shved (1 AST) 
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (10 PTS)  04:08
[BOS 40-43]
 
Wilcox Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  03:55  
  03:55
[MIN 44-40]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Wilcox Substitution replaced by Bass  03:55  
  03:55
[MIN 45-40]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Bass Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Crawford (2 AST)  03:42
[BOS 42-45]
 
  03:31 Barea 3pt Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  03:29  
Lee 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Crawford (3 AST)  03:19
[BOS 45-45]
 
Bradley Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  03:04  
  03:04
[MIN 46-45]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  03:04
[MIN 47-45]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  02:50  
  02:49 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  02:44
[MIN 49-45]
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  02:26
[BOS 47-49]
 
  02:13 Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  02:11  
Crawford Layup Shot: Missed  01:57  
  01:56 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  01:52
[MIN 51-47]
Shved Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Barea (2 AST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Crawford (4 AST)  01:32
[BOS 50-51]
 
  01:12
[MIN 53-50]
Pekovic Jump Hook Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Shved (2 AST) 
  00:57.9 Rubio Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
  00:57.9 Team Timeout : Regular 
Lee Substitution replaced by Terry  00:57.9  
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  00:46.9  
  00:45.7 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  00:30.4
[MIN 55-50]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Barea (3 AST) 
Bass Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST)  00:14.1
[BOS 52-55]
 
  00:01.9
[MIN 57-52]
Kirilenko Running Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.3  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (38-36) Minnesota Timberwolves (27-46)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41
[MIN 60-52]
Kirilenko 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Williams (2 AST) 
Bradley Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Rubio (2 ST)  11:24  
  11:20
[MIN 62-52]
Kirilenko Dunk Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Rubio (6 AST) 
Green Jump Shot: Missed  11:02  
Bass Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  11:00  
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  10:51  
Wilcox Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  10:50  
Wilcox Tip Shot: Made (4 PTS)  10:50
[BOS 54-62]
 
  10:26 Williams Jump Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:25  
Lee Pullup Jump shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Green (3 AST)  10:13
[BOS 56-62]
 
  09:52
[MIN 64-56]
Williams Slam Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (3 AST) 
Bradley Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Williams (1 ST)  09:37  
  09:30 Kirilenko Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  09:09  
  09:08 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  08:59 Rubio Layup Shot: Missed 
  08:58 Pekovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
Wilcox Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  08:57  
  08:57
[MIN 65-56]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS) 
Wilcox Substitution replaced by Randolph  08:57  
  08:57
[MIN 66-56]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS) 
Bass Layup Shot: Missed Block: Williams (2 BLK)  08:42  
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  08:41  
  08:40 Rubio Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Green Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (4 TO)  08:28  
Randolph Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  08:20  
  08:20
[MIN 67-56]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (24 PTS) 
  08:20
[MIN 68-56]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (25 PTS) 
Bass Reverse Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Green (4 AST)  08:03
[BOS 58-68]
 
  07:48 Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  07:47  
Randolph Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Green (5 AST)  07:33
[BOS 60-68]
 
  07:13
[MIN 70-60]
Williams Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Randolph Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Bradley (2 AST)  06:58
[BOS 62-70]
 
Bradley Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  06:39  
  06:39
[MIN 71-62]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  06:39
[MIN 72-62]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Randolph Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Kirilenko (2 ST)  06:30  
  06:26
[MIN 74-62]
Kirilenko Dunk Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:25  
Lee Substitution replaced by Terry  06:25  
Terry Jump Shot: Missed  06:14  
  06:11 Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:03 Williams Jump Shot: Missed Block: Randolph (1 BLK) 
  06:02 Team Rebound 
Green Substitution replaced by Williams  06:02  
  05:50 Ridnour 3pt Shot: Missed 
  05:48 Team Rebound 
  05:48 Ridnour Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:47 Team Rebound 
  05:47 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST)  05:36
[BOS 64-74]
 
  05:22
[MIN 76-64]
Williams Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (4 AST) 
  05:09 Rubio Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bass Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  05:09
[BOS 65-76]
 
  05:09 Rubio Substitution replaced by Barea 
Bass Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  05:09
[BOS 66-76]
 
Bradley Foul: Personal (4 PF)  05:01  
  04:48
[MIN 78-66]
Ridnour Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (5 AST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  04:28  
  04:27 Team Rebound 
Bass Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA)  04:27  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Crawford  04:27  
  04:27
[MIN 79-66]
Kirilenko Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  04:27
[MIN 80-66]
Kirilenko Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Terry Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Williams (2 AST)  04:16
[BOS 68-80]
 
  04:01 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:00  
Williams Pullup Jump shot: Missed  03:54  
  03:51 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:43 Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed 
Crawford Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:41  
Williams 3pt Shot: Missed  03:32  
Randolph Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  03:30  
Williams 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Randolph (1 AST)  03:25
[BOS 71-80]
 
  03:07 Ridnour Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
  03:07 Williams Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
Randolph Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Ridnour (2 ST)  02:51  
Randolph Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA)  02:46  
  02:46 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:46 Ridnour Substitution replaced by Shved 
Bass Substitution replaced by Green  02:46  
  02:46
[MIN 81-71]
Cunningham Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  02:46
[MIN 82-71]
Cunningham Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Green Running Bank shot: Made (8 PTS)  02:29
[BOS 73-82]
 
  02:03 Barea 3pt Shot: Missed 
Randolph Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  02:02  
Green Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO) Steal:Pekovic (1 ST)  01:49  
  01:42 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:41  
Crawford Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Williams (3 AST)  01:38
[BOS 75-82]
 
  01:38 Cunningham Foul: Away From Play (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Terry Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS)  01:38
[BOS 76-82]
 
  01:17
[MIN 84-76]
Cunningham Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Barea (4 AST) 
Terry Running Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS)  01:01
[BOS 78-84]
 
  00:40.4 Barea Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Randolph (2 BLK) 
  00:39.4 Team Rebound 
  00:36.9 Shved Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Terry (2 ST) 
Terry Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  00:29.1  
  00:06.9 Shved 3pt Shot: Missed 
Crawford Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:05.9  
Crawford 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.7  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Terry Jump Shot: Missed  11:46  
  11:45 Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  11:28
[MIN 87-78]
Williams 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Budinger (1 AST) 
Randolph Layup Shot: Missed  11:11  
  11:08 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  10:54 Williams Running Layup Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  10:53  
Crawford 3pt Shot: Missed  10:37  
  10:37 Team Rebound 
Randolph Substitution replaced by Bass  10:37  
Green Substitution replaced by Lee  10:37  
  10:19
[MIN 89-78]
Cunningham Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Shved (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  10:18  
Crawford Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  10:05
[BOS 80-89]
 
  09:48 Budinger Jump Shot: Missed 
Crawford Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:47  
Lee Jump Shot: Missed  09:32  
Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  09:31  
Williams Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  09:30
[BOS 82-89]
 
Lee Foul: Personal (2 PF)  09:16  
  09:09 Shved Layup Shot: Missed Block: Bass (1 BLK) 
Lee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:08  
Terry Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Cunningham (1 ST)  08:55  
Lee Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  08:51  
  08:51  
Williams Substitution replaced by Bradley  08:51  
  08:51
[MIN 90-82]
Cunningham Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  08:51
[MIN 91-82]
Cunningham Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Lee Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Cunningham (2 ST)  08:40  
  08:35
[MIN 93-82]
Cunningham Slam Dunk Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Barea (5 AST) 
Lee Jump Shot: Missed Block: Williams (3 BLK)  08:13  
  08:12 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  08:06 Budinger 3pt Shot: Missed 
Lee Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:04  
Crawford Layup Shot: Missed  07:55  
  07:53 Shved Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:46
[MIN 96-82]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Barea (6 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:45  
Lee Substitution replaced by Green  07:45  
  07:45 Budinger Substitution replaced by Rubio 
  07:45 Williams Substitution replaced by Pekovic 
Bass Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Terry (2 AST)  07:30
[BOS 84-96]
 
  07:07 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:05 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  06:53
[MIN 98-84]
Cunningham Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Rubio (7 AST) 
Terry 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Bass (2 AST)  06:32
[BOS 87-98]
 
  06:12 Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed 
Crawford Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:11  
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Crawford (5 AST)  06:06
[BOS 89-98]
 
  05:41
[MIN 100-89]
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  05:14  
  05:13 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  04:59
[MIN 102-89]
Pekovic Running Jump Shot: Made (27 PTS) Assist: Rubio (8 AST) 
Green Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Terry (3 AST)  04:43
[BOS 91-102]
 
  04:24
[MIN 104-91]
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rubio (9 AST) 
Terry 3pt Shot: Missed  04:15  
  04:14 Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:57 Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  03:56  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  03:44  
  03:43 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  03:36 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:36 Shved Substitution replaced by Kirilenko 
Green Substitution replaced by White  03:36  
Bass Substitution replaced by Randolph  03:36  
Terry Substitution replaced by Williams  03:36  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Lee  03:36  
  03:24 Rubio Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:23  
  03:23 Pekovic Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Williams Pullup Jump shot: Made (14 PTS)  03:12
[BOS 93-104]
 
  02:50
[MIN 106-93]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Barea (7 AST) 
Crawford 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Williams (4 AST)  02:24
[BOS 96-106]
 
  02:01 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Crawford Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  01:59  
Crawford Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  01:51  
  01:36 Barea Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:35  
  01:30 Pekovic Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:30  
Team Rebound  01:30  
Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  01:30  
  01:29 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  01:12
[MIN 108-96]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Crawford Layup Shot: Missed  00:59.2  
Crawford Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  00:58.9  
Crawford Tip Shot: Made (11 PTS)  00:58.9
[BOS 98-108]
 
  00:39.9 Rubio Jump Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  00:38.7  
Lee Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Williams (5 AST)  00:35.9
[BOS 100-108]
 
  00:22.1 Team Timeout : Short 
Crawford Foul: Personal (2 PF)  00:20.6  
  00:06.5
[MIN 110-100]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (29 PTS) Assist: Rubio (10 AST) 
Lee 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.7  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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BOS
3rd Atlantic
41
40
4-6
27-13
14-27
MIN
5th Northwest
31
51
5-5
20-21
11-30
 
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BOS
2 players 20.3
2 players 13.7
2 players 5.3
2 players 1.0
2 players 1.8
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