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Notebook: Timberwolves 121, Pistons 94


Dana Gauruder, for NBA.com
Posted Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:29 AM - Updated Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:29 AM

THE FACT: Minnesota has defeated Detroit seven consecutive times. The Pistons' last victory against the Timberwolves was a 103-98 triumph in Minnesota during their 2009-10 season finale.

THE LEAD: Power forward Kevin Love piled up 26 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists in 30 minutes as the Minnesota Timberwolves overpowered the Detroit Pistons 121-94 on Tuesday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Shooting guard Kevin Martin and center Nikola Pekovic contributed 18 points apiece for Minnesota (10-11) and point guard Ricky Rubio added 15 points and nine assists. Point guard Brandon Jennings led the Pistons (10-12), who lost their second straight, with 20 points and seven assists. Small forward Josh Smith added 17 points, but just one after halftime.

QUOTABLE: "It's really a holy place for me and it has been my whole life. Any time I've had some sort of adversity, it's the best way to get back. I always say my work ethic is my weapon. That's always been a way to get through any adversity. It was great to get back out there."

-- Love, who had not played since Dec. 1 following the death of his grandmother

THE STAT: 28-8. The Timberwolves were the more aggressive team throughout and that was reflected in the free throw disparity. Minnesota outscored Detroit 28-8 at the line while taking 17 more free throws. Love made all 10 of his attempts.

TURNING POINT: Detroit led by one with seven minutes remaining in the first half. The Timberwolves then took complete control with a 21-5 outburst, including 10 points from Martin, for a 62-47 lead. Minnesota led by double digits the rest of the way.

HOT: Pekovic was on a roll, averaging 20 points on 51.9 percent shooting and 10.4 rebounds in his last five games. There was no let up on Tuesday, as he was 7-for-14 from the field and grabbed five rebounds in 33 minutes. He only played 15 second-half minutes as coach Rick Adelman emptied his bench.

NOT: Detroit's prolific frontcourt duo of Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe was thoroughly outplayed by the combination of Love and Pekovic. Drummond had eight points and eight rebounds in 29 minutes, as his streak of six consecutive six-plus offensive rebounds was snapped. Monroe had 10 points and just two rebounds while playing only 20 minutes, six in the second half. Monroe was overmatched trying to guard Love on the perimeter.

FANTASY FOCUS: Pistons veteran guard Chauncey Billups returned after a 14-game absence due to left knee tendonitis. He showed rust on his shot, going 2-for-7 from the field while scoring seven points. But he had five assists in 18 minutes and he'll continue to play regularly. The Pistons need his ball handling and outside shooting, whether coach Mo Cheeks uses him off the bench or pairs him with starting point guard Brandon Jennings.

ROOKIE WATCH: Pistons rookie guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had a career-high 16 points and also grabbed four rebounds. Detroit forward Tony Mitchell played nine garbage-time minutes and had four points and four rebounds, both season highs, but foreign import and forward Gigi Datome missed all six of his field-goal tries. Minnesota forward Robbie Hummel racked up eight points in 10 minutes.

NOTABLE: Minnesota had 31 assists on 41 made field goals while out-rebounding the Pistons 46-39. Detroit had out-rebounded 15 of its first 21 opponents. ... Pistons guards Rodney Stuckey (knee) and Will Bynum (hamstring) were inactive. ... Love has 19 double-doubles, a league high. ... Detroit gave up a season high in points. The previous high was 119 to Oklahoma City. ... Minnesota's 27-point margin was the largest against Detroit in franchise history.

UP NEXT: For the Timberwolves, Wednesday vs. Philadelphia, Friday @ San Antonio, Sunday @ Memphis. For the Pistons, Wednesday @ New Orleans, Friday vs. Brooklyn, Sunday vs. Portland.

MIN
DET
     
    • 48.2%

    • 47.0%

    • 45.8%

    • 28.6%

    • 84.8%

    • 50.0%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
MIN DET
Total Rebounds 46 39
Offensive Rebounds 14 11
Turnovers 12 20
Fast Break Pts: 13 13
Biggest Lead: 30 1
Points in the Paint: 44 44
MIN DET
p Love   26 Jennings   20
rb Love   16 Drummond   8
a Rubio   9 Jennings   7
s Martin   4 4 players   1
b Drummond   2
 
  • 12/10 - MIN 121 @ DET 94
  • 03/07 - DET 101 @ MIN 114
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-11)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
C. Brewer F 28:12 5-10 1-5 0-0 +21 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 11
K. Love F 30:03 6-15 4-6 10-10 +19 6 10 16 7 1 0 4 0 1 26
N. Pekovic C 32:51 7-14 0-0 4-6 +16 2 3 5 0 2 0 2 0 1 18
K. Martin G 30:13 5-9 3-5 5-5 +23 0 2 2 1 0 4 1 0 0 18
R. Rubio G 28:15 5-9 1-2 4-4 +15 1 3 4 9 3 2 0 0 1 15
A. Shved   17:47 0-3 0-1 2-2 +4 0 2 2 3 2 1 2 0 0 2
D. Cunningham   25:07 3-6 0-0 0-0 +11 2 6 8 0 3 3 1 0 0 6
L. Mbah a Moute   12:20 0-1 0-0 0-2 +1 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0
J. Barea   17:09 4-8 1-3 1-2 +9 0 2 2 6 1 0 0 0 1 10
R. Hummel   10:15 4-6 0-0 0-0 +7 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 8
A.J. Price   02:36 2-3 1-2 0-0 +3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
S. Muhammad   02:36 0-0 0-0 2-2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
G. Dieng   02:36 0-1 0-0 0-0 +3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total   240 41-85 11-24 28-33   14 32 46 31 16 12 12 0 5 121
  48.2% 45.8% 84.8%   team rebs: 10 total to: 13
Detroit Pistons (10-12)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Smith F 33:38 7-14 1-5 2-4 -18 0 4 4 3 1 1 1 1 0 17
G. Monroe F 20:15 5-7 0-0 0-0 -14 0 2 2 3 3 1 2 0 0 10
A. Drummond C 28:38 4-9 0-0 0-1 -19 4 4 8 0 2 0 1 2 0 8
K. Caldwell-Pope G 32:41 7-14 2-6 0-0 -22 1 3 4 0 3 0 2 1 0 16
B. Jennings G 31:12 8-16 2-7 2-5 -19 0 4 4 7 2 1 6 0 0 20
K. Singler   11:11 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
C. Billups   17:50 2-7 1-3 2-2 -4 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 7
J. Harrellson   12:48 2-4 0-2 0-0 -6 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 4
J. Jerebko   21:10 2-3 0-0 1-2 -9 1 3 4 1 3 0 4 0 0 5
C. Villanueva   08:02 1-2 1-2 0-0 -9 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
T. Mitchell   09:34 1-1 1-1 1-2 -4 3 1 4 0 0 1 2 1 0 4
P. Siva   07:01 0-0 0-0 0-0 -6 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
G. Datome   06:00 0-6 0-2 0-0 -5 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total   240 39-83 8-28 8-16   11 28 39 22 24 4 20 5 0 94
  47.0% 28.6% 50.0%   team rebs: 6 total to: 20

inactive

  • Timberwolves: Budinger, Turiaf
  • Pistons: Bynum, Stuckey

technical fouls

  • Timberwolves: --
  • Pistons: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 2
  • Times Tied: 1

arena stats

  • Arena: Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
  • Officials: #71 Rodney Mott, #58 Josh Tiven, #65 Sean Wright
  • Attendance: 11251
  • Duration: 2:06
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-11) Detroit Pistons (10-12)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Drummond vs Pekovic (Jennings gains possession)
  11:44 Smith Hook Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:43  
  11:27 Drummond Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  11:27
[MIN 1-0]
 
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  11:27
[MIN 2-0]
 
  11:15 Monroe Layup Shot: Missed 
  11:14 Caldwell-Pope Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:04 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:04  
Love 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rubio (1 AST)  10:53
[MIN 5-0]
 
  10:34 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:33  
Love Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Jennings (1 ST)  10:30  
  10:25
[DET 2-5]
Drummond Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jennings (1 AST) 
Love 3pt Shot: Missed  10:05  
  10:04 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:50 Caldwell-Pope Jump Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:48  
Rubio Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:40
[MIN 7-2]
 
  09:17
[DET 5-7]
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Monroe (1 AST) 
Pekovic Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (2 AST)  09:06
[MIN 9-5]
 
  08:53
[DET 8-9]
Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST) 
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rubio (3 AST)  08:34
[MIN 11-8]
 
  08:20 Monroe Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed  08:02  
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  08:01  
Love Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  07:57  
  07:41
[DET 10-11]
Smith Hook Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Monroe (2 AST) 
Rubio Layup Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (1 BLK)  07:29  
Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:28  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rubio (4 AST)  07:24
[MIN 13-10]
 
  07:09 Monroe Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  07:08  
Brewer Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Love (1 AST)  07:05
[MIN 15-10]
 
  06:44
[DET 12-15]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Jennings (2 AST) 
Brewer 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rubio (5 AST)  06:31
[MIN 18-12]
 
  06:11
[DET 15-18]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Brewer (1 AST)  05:54
[MIN 20-15]
 
  05:47 Team Timeout : Regular 
Martin Substitution replaced by Shved  05:47  
  05:38
[DET 17-20]
Jennings Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Brewer Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST)  05:30  
  05:25
[DET 19-20]
Caldwell-Pope Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Rubio Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Love (2 AST)  05:05
[MIN 22-19]
 
  04:47
[DET 21-22]
Monroe Hook Bank Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  04:29 Monroe Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  04:29
[MIN 23-21]
 
  04:29 Drummond Substitution replaced by Singler 
  04:29 Caldwell-Pope Substitution replaced by Billups 
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  04:29
[MIN 24-21]
 
  04:17
[DET 23-24]
Jennings Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Billups (1 AST) 
Love Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Monroe (1 ST)  03:59  
  03:45 Monroe Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Rubio (1 ST) 
Love Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Shved (1 AST)  03:40
[MIN 26-23]
 
  03:21
[DET 25-26]
Monroe Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed  03:08  
  03:07 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:00 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:58  
Love 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Brewer (2 AST)  02:44
[MIN 29-25]
 
  02:26
[DET 28-29]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smith (2 AST) 
  02:12 Billups Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:12  
Pekovic Substitution replaced by Cunningham  02:12  
Brewer Slam Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Love (3 AST)  02:08
[MIN 31-28]
 
Shved Foul: Personal (1 PF)  02:08  
  01:46 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Shved (1 ST) 
Rubio Jump Shot: Missed  01:40  
  01:39 Singler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:30 Billups Jump Shot: Missed 
Shved Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:29  
Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  01:21  
  01:21 Jennings Substitution replaced by Caldwell-Pope 
  01:21 Monroe Substitution replaced by Harrellson 
  01:03 Caldwell-Pope Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  01:00  
  01:00 Billups Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Shved Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  01:00
[MIN 32-28]
 
Brewer Substitution replaced by Mbah a Moute  01:00  
Shved Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  01:00
[MIN 33-28]
 
  00:48.1
[DET 30-33]
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Billups (2 AST) 
Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed  00:33.1  
Team Rebound  00:33.1  
  00:33.1 Singler Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Mbah a Moute Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:33.1  
Team Rebound  00:33.1  
Mbah a Moute Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:33.1  
  00:31.7 Singler Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Mbah a Moute Foul: Personal (1 PF)  00:15.0  
  00:02.1
[DET 32-33]
Harrellson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Billups (3 AST) 
End of 1st Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-11) Detroit Pistons (10-12)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Martin Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Barea (1 AST)  11:45
[MIN 35-32]
 
  11:25 Billups Jump Shot: Missed 
Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:22  
  11:19 Harrellson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  11:19
[MIN 36-32]
 
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  11:19  
  11:18 Drummond Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Cunningham Violation:Kicked Ball  11:04  
  10:52
[DET 34-36]
Drummond Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Billups (4 AST) 
Cunningham Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  10:52  
  10:52 Drummond Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:51  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed  10:28  
Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  10:28  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  10:28  
  10:03 Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Missed 
  10:02 Harrellson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:01
[DET 36-36]
Harrellson Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Barea Jump Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (2 BLK)  09:53  
Team Rebound  09:53  
Cunningham Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Barea (2 AST)  09:40
[MIN 38-36]
 
  09:28 Billups 3pt Shot: Missed 
Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:26  
  09:21 Caldwell-Pope Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Barea Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:21  
Team Rebound  09:21  
Barea Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:21
[MIN 39-36]
 
  09:02 Billups Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:00 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:00 Drummond Tip Shot: Missed 
  09:00 Drummond Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  09:00 Drummond Tip Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  09:00  
Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed  08:45  
Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  08:44  
Pekovic Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  08:33  
  08:33  
  08:33 Caldwell-Pope Substitution replaced by Smith 
  08:33 Billups Substitution replaced by Jennings 
  08:21
[DET 38-39]
Smith Slam Dunk Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Jennings (3 AST) 
Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed  07:57  
  07:56 Harrellson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:50 Drummond Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:49 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  07:48 Drummond Tip Shot: Missed 
Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:47  
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS)  07:39
[MIN 41-38]
 
  07:26
[DET 40-41]
Drummond Reverse Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Harrellson (1 AST) 
Barea Jump Shot: Missed  07:17  
  07:15 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  07:11
[DET 42-41]
Drummond Slam Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Jennings (4 AST) 
Barea Pullup Jump shot: Made (5 PTS)  06:43
[MIN 43-42]
 
  06:30 Harrellson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Martin (1 ST) 
Cunningham Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF)  06:26  
Cunningham Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  06:26  
  06:03 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Martin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:03  
  06:03 Singler Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Cunningham Substitution replaced by Brewer  06:03  
Mbah a Moute Substitution replaced by Love  06:03  
  05:52 Singler Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
  05:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:52 Harrellson Substitution replaced by Monroe 
  05:52 Singler Substitution replaced by Caldwell-Pope 
Martin Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:52
[MIN 44-42]
 
Martin Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  05:52
[MIN 45-42]
 
  05:34
[DET 44-45]
Monroe Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
  05:24 Caldwell-Pope Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Martin Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  05:24
[MIN 46-44]
 
Martin Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  05:24
[MIN 47-44]
 
  05:13 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  05:12  
Martin 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Barea (3 AST)  05:02
[MIN 50-44]
 
  04:45
[DET 46-50]
Caldwell-Pope Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Smith (3 AST) 
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Barea (4 AST)  04:29
[MIN 52-46]
 
Pekovic Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  04:15  
  04:15 Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:15 Team Rebound 
Pekovic Substitution replaced by Cunningham  04:15  
Barea Substitution replaced by Rubio  04:15  
  04:15
[DET 47-52]
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed  03:59  
  03:58 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:51 Smith Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Cunningham (1 ST) 
  03:36 Monroe Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS)  03:36
[MIN 53-47]
 
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS)  03:36
[MIN 54-47]
 
  03:17 Caldwell-Pope Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Martin Jump Shot: Missed  03:00  
Love Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  02:59  
Love 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Brewer (3 AST)  02:49
[MIN 57-47]
 
  02:36 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Rubio (2 ST) 
Martin Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Love (4 AST)  02:33
[MIN 59-47]
 
  02:33 Jennings Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:33  
Martin Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS)  02:33
[MIN 60-47]
 
  02:19 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Martin (2 ST) 
Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed  02:10  
  02:09 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  02:05 Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:03 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:1) 
  02:02 Drummond Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) 
  02:02 Drummond Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  02:02 Monroe Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
  02:02 Drummond Substitution replaced by Harrellson 
Love Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  01:38  
Love Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  01:35  
Cunningham Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Love (5 AST)  01:32
[MIN 62-47]
 
  01:11
[DET 49-62]
Smith Hook Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Love Driving Layup Shot: Missed  00:58.9  
  00:56.8 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:53.9 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Martin (3 ST) 
Love Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Caldwell-Pope (1 BLK)  00:49.9  
  00:45.4 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:40.3
[DET 51-62]
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Jennings (5 AST) 
  00:31.8 Harrellson Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (18 PTS)  00:31.8
[MIN 63-51]
 
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS)  00:31.8
[MIN 64-51]
 
  00:13.9 Harrellson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:12.7  
Love Layup Shot: Missed  00:06.9  
Love Rebound (Off:4 Def:6)  00:06.4  
Love Tip Shot: Missed  00:06.4  
Love Rebound (Off:5 Def:6)  00:06.4  
Love Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  00:06.4  
Love Turnover : Foul (4 TO)  00:06.4  
  00:06.4 Team Timeout : Short 
Cunningham Substitution replaced by Mbah a Moute  00:06.4  
Rubio Foul: Personal (1 PF)  00:03.1  
  00:00.9 Caldwell-Pope Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Brewer (1 ST) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-11) Detroit Pistons (10-12)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Rubio 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Love (6 AST)  11:39
[MIN 67-51]
 
  11:14
[DET 53-67]
Caldwell-Pope Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK)  11:04  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  11:03  
Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed  11:01  
Team Rebound  11:01  
Martin Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  10:59  
  10:46 Jennings Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Martin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:44  
Brewer Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Rubio (6 AST)  10:39
[MIN 69-53]
 
  10:39 Team Timeout : Regular 
  10:17
[DET 55-69]
Monroe Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed  09:55  
  09:54 Caldwell-Pope Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:42
[DET 57-69]
Monroe Hook Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Jennings (6 AST) 
  09:30 Monroe Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS)  09:30
[MIN 70-57]
 
  09:30 Caldwell-Pope Substitution replaced by Singler 
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS)  09:30
[MIN 71-57]
 
  09:19 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO) Steal:Martin (4 ST) 
Martin Layup Shot: Missed  09:14  
  09:13 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:02 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  09:01  
  08:56 Singler Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
  08:56 Singler Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Martin 3pt Shot: Missed  08:51  
  08:50 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:2) 
  08:32 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:32 Team Rebound 
  08:23 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (6 TO) 
Brewer Hook Shot: Missed  08:05  
  08:04 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  07:44 Drummond Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:5 Def:7)  07:43  
Love 3pt Shot: Made (24 PTS) Assist: Martin (1 AST)  07:34
[MIN 74-57]
 
  07:31 Team Timeout : Short 
  07:19
[DET 59-74]
Jerebko Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Monroe (3 AST) 
Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed  07:03  
  07:02 Jerebko Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:54 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:53 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  06:48
[DET 61-74]
Jennings Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (1 AST) 
Love Jump Shot: Made (26 PTS) Assist: Brewer (4 AST)  06:29
[MIN 76-61]
 
Rubio Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  06:14  
  06:14 Jennings Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:14 Team Rebound 
  06:14 Monroe Substitution replaced by Villanueva 
Pekovic Substitution replaced by Cunningham  06:14  
  06:14
[DET 62-76]
Jennings Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Brewer Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rubio (7 AST)  06:03
[MIN 78-62]
 
Brewer Foul: Personal (1 PF)  05:52  
Rubio Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  05:46  
  05:46
[DET 63-78]
Jennings Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS) 
  05:46 Jennings Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:5 Def:8)  05:45  
  05:37 Smith Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  05:37
[MIN 79-63]
 
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  05:37
[MIN 80-63]
 
  05:23 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  05:23  
  05:23 Jerebko Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Love 3pt Shot: Missed  05:12  
  05:11 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  05:03
[DET 65-80]
Jennings Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
  04:55 Jennings Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  04:55
[MIN 81-65]
 
  04:55 Smith Substitution replaced by Billups 
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  04:55
[MIN 82-65]
 
  04:41
[DET 68-82]
Villanueva 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Jennings (7 AST) 
Rubio Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS)  04:28
[MIN 84-68]
 
  04:14 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:5 Def:9)  04:13  
Team Timeout : Regular  04:08  
Martin 3pt Shot: Missed  03:55  
  03:54 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  03:46
[DET 70-84]
Jerebko Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Billups (5 AST) 
Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed  03:32  
  03:30 Villanueva Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:25
[DET 72-84]
Jennings Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Love Jump Shot: Missed  02:58  
  02:57 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  02:49 Villanueva 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  02:49  
Cunningham Substitution replaced by Pekovic  02:49  
Rubio Layup Shot: Missed  02:28  
Love Rebound (Off:6 Def:9)  02:27  
Love Layup Shot: Missed  02:24  
Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  02:23  
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  02:22
[MIN 86-72]
 
  02:11
[DET 75-86]
Billups 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Martin 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Rubio (8 AST)  01:50
[MIN 89-75]
 
  01:39 Billups 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:6 Def:10)  01:38  
Martin 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Love (7 AST)  01:18
[MIN 92-75]
 
  00:51.0 Jerebko Turnover : Offensive Goaltending (1 TO) 
  00:51.0 Drummond Substitution replaced by Harrellson 
Brewer Substitution replaced by Hummel  00:51.0  
Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  00:39.8
[MIN 94-75]
 
  00:36.1
[DET 77-94]
Jennings Jump Bank Shot: Made (20 PTS) 
Hummel Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  00:36.1  
  00:36.1 Jennings Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  00:35.6  
Pekovic Hook Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Rubio (9 AST)  00:13.1
[MIN 96-77]
 
  00:01.7 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
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  11:43 Smith Hook Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  11:41  
Hummel Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Shved (2 AST)  11:25
[MIN 98-77]
 
  11:08 Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Missed 
Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:07  
Hummel Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Barea (5 AST)  10:44
[MIN 100-77]
 
  10:29 Harrellson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  10:28  
Shved Jump Shot: Missed  10:18  
  10:17 Harrellson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Pekovic Foul: Personal (2 PF)  10:17  
  10:12 Villanueva Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Shved Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  10:03  
  10:03
[DET 78-100]
Billups Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  10:03
[DET 79-100]
Billups Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  09:46 Billups Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  09:46
[MIN 101-79]
 
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  09:46
[MIN 102-79]
 
  09:34 Jerebko Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
  09:34 Harrellson Substitution replaced by Mitchell 
Hummel Jump Shot: Missed  09:23  
  09:22 Caldwell-Pope Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  09:08
[DET 81-102]
Caldwell-Pope Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
  08:57 Jerebko Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
  08:57  
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:57  
Team Rebound  08:57  
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS)  08:57
[MIN 103-81]
 
  08:44
[DET 83-103]
Billups Pullup Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Hummel Jump Shot: Missed  08:28  
  08:25 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  08:05 Smith Hook Shot: Missed 
  08:04 Mitchell Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  08:04 Mitchell Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed  07:51  
  07:50 Mitchell Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:37 Caldwell-Pope Jump Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  07:35  
Pekovic Hook Shot: Missed  07:16  
Hummel Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:14  
Hummel Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  07:13
[MIN 105-83]
 
Cunningham Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  07:01  
  07:01 Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  07:01 Team Rebound 
  07:01 Billups Substitution replaced by Siva 
  07:01
[DET 84-105]
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Barea (6 AST)  06:43
[MIN 107-84]
 
  06:24 Jerebko Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Cunningham (2 ST) 
Shved Jump Shot: Missed  06:05  
  06:04 Siva Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Barea Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  06:00  
  06:00 Jerebko Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:00 Team Rebound 
  06:00 Smith Substitution replaced by Datome 
  06:00
[DET 85-107]
Jerebko Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Barea 3pt Shot: Missed  05:51  
  05:50 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  05:43 Jerebko Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Cunningham (3 ST) 
Pekovic Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Mitchell (1 ST)  05:27  
  05:20 Jerebko Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:19 Datome Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  05:18 Datome Layup Shot: Missed 
Shved Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:17  
  05:17 Jerebko Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  05:17 Team Timeout : Regular 
Pekovic Substitution replaced by Mbah a Moute  05:17  
Barea 3pt Shot: Missed  04:57  
  04:56 Caldwell-Pope Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  04:41 Datome Jump Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  04:40  
  04:28 Datome Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Shved 3pt Shot: Missed  04:20  
Hummel Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  04:19  
Hummel Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  04:18
[MIN 109-85]
 
  04:01
[DET 87-109]
Caldwell-Pope Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Shved Turnover : Palming Turnover (2 TO)  03:50  
  03:41
[DET 90-109]
Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Siva (1 AST) 
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS)  03:18
[MIN 112-90]
 
  02:57 Datome Jump Shot: Missed 
Hummel Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  02:56  
Barea Running Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS)  02:49
[MIN 114-90]
 
  02:38 Datome Jump Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  02:37  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:36  
Cunningham Substitution replaced by Price  02:36  
Barea Substitution replaced by Muhammad  02:36  
Hummel Substitution replaced by Dieng  02:36  
Price Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Mbah a Moute (1 AST)  02:24
[MIN 116-90]
 
  02:13 Datome 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:12 Mitchell Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  02:08 Mitchell Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Mbah a Moute (1 ST) 
Price 3pt Shot: Missed  01:45  
Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  01:44  
Price Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  01:37  
  01:30 Datome 3pt Shot: Missed 
Price Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:27  
  01:24 Caldwell-Pope Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Muhammad Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  01:24
[MIN 117-90]
 
Muhammad Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  01:24
[MIN 118-90]
 
  01:12 Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:11 Mitchell Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
Dieng Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  01:11  
  01:11
[DET 91-118]
Mitchell Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  01:11 Mitchell Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Dieng Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:10  
Dieng Jump Shot: Missed  00:49.9  
  00:48.9 Datome Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  00:38.7 Siva Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Mbah a Moute Jump Shot: Missed Block: Mitchell (1 BLK)  00:25.4  
Team Rebound  00:25.4  
Price 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Shved (3 AST)  00:18.0
[MIN 121-91]
 
  00:00.4
[DET 94-121]
Mitchell 3pt Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Siva (2 AST) 
End of 4th Quarter
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