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Notebook: Timberwolves 120, Wizards 98


Jim Beilby, for NBA.com
Posted Sat Dec 28, 2013 12:08 AM - Updated Sat Dec 28, 2013 12:08 AM

THE FACT: Minnesota turned over the ball a season low five times and got some much needed scoring from their bench.

THE LEAD: The Minnesota Timberwolves (14-15) started slow but finished strong as they defeated the Washington Wizards 120-98 on Friday night. J.J. Barea and Alexey Shved bolstered a usually quiet Minnesota bench with 17 and 13 points respectively and Minnesota's usually dominant frontcourt did what they usually do.

Kevin Love got 25 points and 11 rebounds and Nikola Pekovic got 18 points and 10 rebounds (six of which were on the offensive glass) as Minnesota outscored Washington in the paint 48-34. Ricky Rubio also flirted with his second career triple double, with 11 points, nine assists, and eight rebounds.

John Wall scored 26 for the Wizards (12-14), but only four in the second half.

The other half of the Wizards's dynamic back court, Bradley Beal, also had a solid game in the works. But he left the game with 4:25 to play in the game after an awkward collision with Luc Mbah a Moute. He could not put any pressure on his left leg and had to be carried off the court by his teammates.

QUOTABLE: "It was a real solid win for us. Right on through. We wanted to keep them out of the break and we kept them in the half court most of the time. We had only four turnovers, which was huge. And our bench really stepped up for us in the second and fourth quarter."
-- Minnesota coach Rick Adelman

THE STAT: Minnesota built sizeable advantages in free throws attempted (38-17), rebounds (55-45), steals (10-3), and turnovers (5-13).

TURNING POINT: After shooting only 28.0% from the floor in the first quarter, Minnesota shot 60.8 percent in the second quarter, scoring a season high 39 second quarter points, and taking a 14 point lead that they would never relinquish. Washington twice cut Minnesota's lead to 12 in the second half, but they could not get the score differential to single digits.

QUOTABLE II: "We made shots early in the game. We got comfortable. Defensively, it was as bad as we have played since the start of the year. None of our concepts on how we wanted to play the game. It was bad. ... We didn't even attempt to play defense. They attacked the basket and that's why they had 38 free throws (attempted). They were the more aggressive team."
-- Washington coach Randy Wittman

NOTABLE: The home team has won the last eight games between Minnesota and Washington .. After playing the third most difficult schedule so far, Minnesota plays six of the next eight at home and faces five teams that are currently under .500 .. Beal will have an MRI on his injured left knee tomorrow .. Washington was making a bid for their fourth road win in a row, a feat they have not accomplished since March 2008.

UP NEXT: For the Wolves, Saturday @ Milwaukee, Monday vs. Dallas, Wednesday vs. New Orleans. For the Wizards, Saturday vs. Detroit, Monday @ Detroit, Wednesday vs. Dallas.

WAS
MIN
     
    • 45.8%

    • 49.4%

    • 38.1%

    • 33.3%

    • 82.4%

    • 81.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
WAS MIN
Total Rebounds 35 44
Offensive Rebounds 9 14
Turnovers 12 4
Fast Break Pts: 16 18
Biggest Lead: 9 24
Points in the Paint: 34 48
WAS MIN
p Wall   26 Love   25
rb Booker   9 Love   11
a Wall   7 Rubio   9
s 3 players   1 Cunningham   4
b Booker   1 2 players   1
 
  • 11/19 - MIN 100 @ WAS 104
  • 12/27 - WAS 98 @ MIN 120
Washington Wizards (12-14)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
T. Ariza F 24:01 3-9 2-5 2-2 -2 0 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 10
T. Booker F 26:45 5-7 0-0 0-0 -14 4 5 9 0 3 0 2 1 0 10
M. Gortat C 23:48 3-6 0-0 2-2 -2 3 4 7 3 2 0 1 0 0 8
B. Beal G 26:07 5-12 2-3 2-2 -19 0 3 3 1 4 0 2 0 1 14
J. Wall G 36:10 11-20 1-4 3-3 -16 0 4 4 7 2 0 1 0 0 26
M. Webster   29:37 4-11 3-7 0-0 -11 1 2 3 1 4 0 1 0 0 11
Nene   22:08 4-10 0-0 5-8 -9 1 4 5 0 3 0 2 0 0 13
O. Porter   11:50 1-2 0-1 0-0 -11 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2
J. Vesely   09:10 1-1 0-0 0-0 -9 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
G. Temple   11:50 0-1 0-0 0-0 -6 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0
C. Singleton   14:09 1-3 0-1 0-0 -10 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 2
E. Maynor   04:25 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
K. Seraphin DND - Sore Right Knee
Total   240 38-83 8-21 14-17   9 26 35 18 25 3 12 1 2 98
  45.8% 38.1% 82.4%   team rebs: 10 total to: 13
Minnesota Timberwolves (14-15)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
C. Brewer F 24:01 4-9 0-3 2-2 +10 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 10
K. Love F 32:21 8-18 2-7 7-7 +8 1 10 11 1 2 1 0 0 0 25
N. Pekovic C 33:40 6-13 0-0 6-8 +21 6 4 10 0 2 0 0 0 1 18
K. Martin G 26:20 5-12 0-2 2-5 +4 0 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 12
R. Rubio G 26:35 2-5 0-0 7-8 +11 3 5 8 9 1 3 0 0 0 11
D. Cunningham   23:29 3-7 0-0 0-0 +13 2 1 3 1 0 4 1 0 0 6
L. Mbah a Moute   20:22 1-2 0-0 2-2 +13 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
A. Shved   23:04 3-7 2-2 5-6 +16 2 3 5 1 1 0 1 1 0 13
J. Barea   19:28 8-10 1-1 0-0 +10 0 0 0 4 3 0 2 0 0 17
S. Muhammad   04:25 1-1 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
A.J. Price   02:05 0-0 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
R. Hummel   02:05 1-1 0-0 0-0 +1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
G. Dieng   02:05 0-0 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Total   240 42-85 5-15 31-38   14 30 44 20 12 10 4 2 1 120
  49.4% 33.3% 81.6%   team rebs: 9 total to: 5

inactive

  • Wizards: Harrington, Rice
  • Timberwolves: Budinger, Turiaf

technical fouls

  • Wizards: --
  • Timberwolves: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 7
  • Times Tied: 4

arena stats

  • Arena: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Officials: #49 Tom Washington, #18 Matt Boland, #34 Kevin Cutler
  • Attendance: 16473
  • Duration: 2:05
Washington Wizards (12-14) Minnesota Timberwolves (14-15)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Pekovic vs Gortat (Love gains possession)
  11:43 Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed 
Wall Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:42  
Beal Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wall (1 AST)  11:28
[WAS 2-0]
 
  11:06 Martin Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  11:06  
Wall 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Beal (1 AST)  10:50
[WAS 5-0]
 
  10:26 Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed 
  10:25 Pekovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:24 Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed 
  10:23 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
Ariza Foul: Personal (1 PF)  10:22  
  10:13 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Beal Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:11  
Booker Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gortat (1 AST)  10:00
[WAS 7-0]
 
  09:43 Love Jump Hook Shot: Missed 
Booker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:42  
Wall Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  09:31
[WAS 9-0]
 
  09:16
[MIN 2-9]
Brewer Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Beal Pullup Jump shot: Missed  09:10  
  09:08 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:58
[MIN 4-9]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Brewer (1 AST) 
Ariza Running Jump Shot: Missed  08:32  
  08:31 Martin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:27 Brewer Layup Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:26  
Wall 3pt Shot: Missed  08:20  
  08:18 Rubio Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:09 Martin Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:07 Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  08:06 Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:04  
Booker Driving Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Wall (2 AST)  08:00
[WAS 11-4]
 
  07:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:40
[MIN 6-11]
Love Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (1 AST) 
Gortat Jump Shot: Missed  07:26  
  07:25 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:16 Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:15 Rubio Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  07:03
[MIN 8-11]
Love Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Beal Pullup Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:49
[WAS 13-8]
 
  06:28
[MIN 10-13]
Love Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Brewer (2 AST) 
Wall Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  06:15
[WAS 15-10]
 
Ariza Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (3 FTA)  06:01  
  06:01
[MIN 11-15]
Love Free Throw 1 of 3 (7 PTS) 
  06:01
[MIN 12-15]
Love Free Throw 2 of 3 (8 PTS) 
Ariza Substitution replaced by Webster  06:01  
  06:01
[MIN 13-15]
Love Free Throw 3 of 3 (9 PTS) 
Booker Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  05:44  
  05:36 Rubio Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Booker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:35  
Webster Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Martin (1 ST)  05:29  
  05:21
[MIN 15-15]
Love Running Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Wall Jump Shot: Missed  05:01  
  05:00 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Beal Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  04:56  
  04:56 Martin Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:56 Team Rebound 
Booker Substitution replaced by Nene  04:56  
  04:56
[MIN 16-15]
Martin Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Nene Jump Shot: Missed  04:41  
  04:40 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  04:30 Martin Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Beal Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:30  
Gortat Jump Shot: Missed  04:20  
  04:19 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  04:09 Brewer Jump Shot: Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:07  
Wall Pullup Jump shot: Made (9 PTS)  04:02
[WAS 17-16]
 
  03:44 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:43  
Gortat Layup Shot: Missed  03:27  
  03:26 Rubio Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  03:20 Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Webster Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:14  
Wall Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Webster (1 AST)  03:10
[WAS 19-16]
 
  02:56
[MIN 18-19]
Martin Jump Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Love (1 AST) 
Webster Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  02:56  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:56  
Beal Substitution replaced by Porter  02:56  
  02:56 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
  02:56 Martin Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Nene Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:55  
Webster Jump Shot: Missed  02:41  
  02:40 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
Porter Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  02:36  
  02:36
[MIN 19-19]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Gortat Substitution replaced by Vesely  02:36  
  02:36 Brewer Substitution replaced by Mbah a Moute 
  02:36
[MIN 20-19]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Wall 3pt Shot: Missed  02:20  
  02:19 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:7) 
  02:04 Martin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Webster Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:03  
Nene Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  01:46  
  01:45 Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:31 Love Jump Shot: Missed 
Vesely Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:29  
Nene Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:12
[WAS 21-20]
 
Vesely Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:55.6  
  00:55.6
[MIN 21-21]
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Wall Substitution replaced by Temple  00:55.6  
  00:55.6 Martin Substitution replaced by Shved 
  00:55.6 Rubio Substitution replaced by Barea 
  00:55.6
[MIN 22-21]
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Nene Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  00:38.4
[WAS 23-22]
 
  00:25.9 Mbah a Moute Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:23.9 Shved Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:02.9 Barea Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Temple (1 ST) 
Porter 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.3  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 1st Quarter
Washington Wizards (12-14) Minnesota Timberwolves (14-15)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Nene Jump Shot: Missed  11:45  
  11:44 Shved Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  11:31 Shved Jump Shot: Missed 
Nene Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:29  
Webster Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:17
[WAS 25-22]
 
Nene Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  11:02  
  11:02 Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  11:02 Team Rebound 
  11:02
[MIN 23-25]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Temple Pullup Jump shot: Missed  10:48  
  10:47 Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  10:37
[MIN 25-25]
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Temple Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Cunningham (1 ST)  10:22  
  10:13
[MIN 27-25]
Barea Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Webster Jump Shot: Missed  09:49  
Nene Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  09:46  
Nene Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Cunningham (2 ST)  09:39  
  09:31 Shved Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:29 Pekovic Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  09:28
[MIN 29-25]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Temple Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Cunningham (3 ST)  09:14  
Vesely Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  09:10  
  09:10
[MIN 30-25]
Shved Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Temple Substitution replaced by Wall  09:10  
  09:10
[MIN 31-25]
Shved Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  08:54 Pekovic Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
  08:54  
Nene Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:54  
Team Rebound  08:54  
Nene Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  08:54
[WAS 26-31]
 
  08:36
[MIN 33-26]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Barea (1 AST) 
Webster 3pt Shot: Missed  08:20  
  08:18 Pekovic Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  07:59 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:57 Pekovic Rebound (Off:4 Def:2) 
  07:57
[MIN 35-26]
Pekovic Tip Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Nene Jump Shot: Missed  07:37  
  07:36 Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:31 Shved Turnover : Discontinue Dribble (1 TO) 
Vesely Substitution replaced by Gortat  07:31  
Porter Substitution replaced by Ariza  07:31  
Nene Substitution replaced by Booker  07:31  
  07:24 Pekovic Foul: Defense 3 Second (1 PF) 
Wall Free Throw Technical (12 PTS)  07:24
[WAS 27-35]
 
Webster 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gortat (2 AST)  07:08
[WAS 30-35]
 
Webster Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  06:50  
  06:50
[MIN 36-30]
Shved Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  06:50
[MIN 37-30]
Shved Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Webster 3pt Shot: Missed  06:39  
  06:36 Team Rebound 
  06:23 Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:21 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  06:10
[MIN 39-30]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Barea (2 AST) 
Wall Pullup Jump shot: Made (14 PTS)  05:55
[WAS 32-39]
 
  05:42 Barea Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  05:40 Pekovic Rebound (Off:5 Def:2) 
  05:40
[MIN 41-32]
Pekovic Tip Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  05:25 Barea Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  05:25 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:25 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Love 
  05:25 Mbah a Moute Substitution replaced by Martin 
Gortat Turnover : Poss Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) Steal:Cunningham (4 ST)  05:15  
  05:10
[MIN 43-32]
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Ariza 3pt Shot: Missed  04:54  
Booker Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  04:52  
Webster 3pt Shot: Missed  04:47  
  04:46 Martin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:36 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Wall Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:35  
Booker Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Ariza (1 AST)  04:21
[WAS 34-43]
 
  04:06 Martin Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Booker Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  04:05  
  04:01 Barea Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Wall Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS)  04:01
[WAS 35-43]
 
  04:01 Cunningham Substitution replaced by Pekovic 
  04:01 Shved Substitution replaced by Rubio 
Webster Substitution replaced by Beal  04:01  
Wall Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS)  04:01
[WAS 36-43]
 
Gortat Foul: Personal (1 PF)  03:53  
  03:53 Barea Substitution replaced by Brewer 
  03:44
[MIN 46-36]
Love 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Rubio (2 AST) 
Ariza 3pt Shot: Missed  03:16  
Booker Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  03:15  
Booker Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Rubio (1 ST)  03:13  
  03:08
[MIN 48-36]
Martin Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rubio (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:58  
Gortat Substitution replaced by Nene  02:58  
  02:48 Brewer Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Nene Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  02:48
[WAS 37-48]
 
Nene Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  02:48
[WAS 38-48]
 
  02:36 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:35 Rubio Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
Wall Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA)  02:35  
  02:35
[MIN 49-38]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  02:35
[MIN 50-38]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Beal 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Wall (3 AST)  02:17
[WAS 41-50]
 
Beal Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA)  02:00  
  02:00
[MIN 51-41]
Brewer Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  02:00
[MIN 52-41]
Brewer Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Wall Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Brewer (1 ST)  01:47  
  01:44
[MIN 54-41]
Brewer Driving Slam Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Beal Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  01:29  
Ariza Substitution replaced by Webster  01:29  
  01:18 Martin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Wall Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:16  
Wall Driving Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS)  01:11
[WAS 43-54]
 
  00:55.1
[MIN 56-43]
Pekovic Jump Bank Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rubio (4 AST) 
Nene Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  00:55.1  
  00:55.1
[MIN 57-43]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS) 
Wall Driving Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS)  00:47.2
[WAS 45-57]
 
  00:38.8
[MIN 59-45]
Rubio Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Wall Running Jump Shot: Made (22 PTS)  00:31.5
[WAS 47-59]
 
  00:11.3
[MIN 61-47]
Love Jump Hook Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Rubio (5 AST) 
Wall Pullup Jump shot: Missed  00:00.5  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Washington Wizards (12-14) Minnesota Timberwolves (14-15)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Ariza Jump Shot: Missed  11:36  
  11:35 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:8) 
  11:20 Love Layup Shot: Missed 
Beal Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  11:18  
Ariza Driving Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wall (4 AST)  11:13
[WAS 49-61]
 
Beal Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  10:59  
  10:59 Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  10:59 Team Rebound 
  10:59
[MIN 62-49]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Beal Jump Shot: Missed  10:47  
Booker Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  10:47  
  10:47 Rubio Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Wall Jump Shot: Missed  10:40  
Team Rebound  10:39  
  10:35 Martin Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Beal Jump Shot: Missed  10:27  
  10:26 Pekovic Rebound (Off:5 Def:3) 
Gortat Foul: Personal (2 PF)  10:19  
  10:13
[MIN 64-49]
Martin Step Back Jump shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Ariza Running Jump Shot: Missed  09:54  
  09:52 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:9) 
  09:47
[MIN 66-49]
Brewer Running Bank shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Rubio (6 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:47  
Gortat Running Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:25
[WAS 51-66]
 
  09:06 Pekovic Jump Hook Shot: Missed 
Booker Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  09:05  
Booker Jump Shot: Missed  08:53  
  08:52 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:10) 
  08:42 Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed 
Booker Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  08:41  
Wall Jump Shot: Missed  08:35  
  08:34 Team Rebound 
Booker Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF)  08:34  
  08:14
[MIN 68-51]
Brewer Running Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Ariza Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Rubio (2 ST)  08:08  
  08:02
[MIN 71-51]
Love 3pt Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Rubio (7 AST) 
Ariza 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Wall (5 AST)  07:39
[WAS 54-71]
 
  07:24
[MIN 73-54]
Martin Running Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Beal Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Gortat (3 AST)  07:02
[WAS 56-73]
 
  06:49
[MIN 75-56]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Rubio (8 AST) 
Booker Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  06:49  
Booker Substitution replaced by Nene  06:49  
  06:49 Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Gortat Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:48  
Beal Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Rubio (3 ST)  06:36  
Beal Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  06:33  
  06:33 Martin Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:33 Team Rebound 
Beal Substitution replaced by Webster  06:33  
  06:33
[MIN 76-56]
Martin Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  06:15 Martin Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Gortat Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  06:15
[WAS 57-76]
 
Gortat Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  06:15
[WAS 58-76]
 
  05:52 Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed 
Nene Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:50  
Nene Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Wall (6 AST)  05:45
[WAS 60-76]
 
  05:23
[MIN 78-60]
Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Nene Dunk Shot: Missed  05:05  
Gortat Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  05:04  
Ariza 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Wall (7 AST)  04:55
[WAS 63-78]
 
  04:38 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Nene Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  04:37  
  04:30 Jump Ball Rubio vs Wall (Nene gains possession) 
Ariza 3pt Shot: Missed  04:21  
  04:19 Rubio Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
Wall Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA)  04:09  
  04:09
[MIN 79-63]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  04:09
[MIN 80-63]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  03:58 Love Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Nene Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:58  
Team Rebound  03:58  
Nene Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  03:58
[WAS 64-80]
 
  03:43 Love Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:41 Pekovic Rebound (Off:6 Def:3) 
  03:28 Love Jump Shot: Missed 
Ariza Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:27  
Wall 3pt Shot: Missed  03:15  
Gortat Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  03:14  
Gortat Tip Shot: Made (6 PTS)  03:14
[WAS 66-80]
 
  02:56
[MIN 82-66]
Martin Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
  02:39 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:39 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
Wall Jump Shot: Missed  02:30  
Gortat Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  02:29  
Gortat Tip Shot: Made (8 PTS)  02:29
[WAS 68-82]
 
  02:10 Martin Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  02:09  
  02:09 Love Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Gortat Substitution replaced by Singleton  02:09  
  02:09 Martin Substitution replaced by Shved 
Ariza Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  02:09
[WAS 69-82]
 
Ariza Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  02:09
[WAS 70-82]
 
  01:53
[MIN 84-70]
Shved Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rubio (9 AST) 
Webster 3pt Shot: Missed  01:36  
  01:34 Rubio Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
Singleton Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  01:16  
  01:16
[MIN 85-70]
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS) 
  01:16 Brewer Substitution replaced by Mbah a Moute 
  01:16
[MIN 86-70]
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS) 
Nene Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed  01:04  
Webster Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:03  
Webster Layup Shot: Missed  01:02  
  01:01 Rubio Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  00:47.9 Rubio Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:44.9 Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  00:43.9 Cunningham Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:43.5 Team Rebound 
Nene Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA)  00:43.5  
  00:43.5
[MIN 87-70]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Wall Substitution replaced by Temple  00:43.5  
  00:43.5
[MIN 88-70]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  00:30.4 Shved Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Nene Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:30.4  
Team Rebound  00:30.4  
  00:30.4 Rubio Substitution replaced by Barea 
Nene Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  00:30.4
[WAS 71-88]
 
  00:10.9 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Ariza Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:09.8  
Webster 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Ariza (2 AST)  00:02.8
[WAS 74-88]
 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
  11:40
[MIN 90-74]
Barea Driving Jump shot: Made (8 PTS) 
  11:22 Cunningham Violation:Kicked Ball 
Nene Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  11:10
[WAS 76-90]
 
  10:51 Shved Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  10:50 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:10) 
  10:50
[MIN 92-76]
Love Tip Shot: Made (25 PTS) 
Beal 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Temple (1 AST)  10:28
[WAS 79-92]
 
  10:07
[MIN 94-79]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Barea (3 AST) 
Beal Jump Shot: Missed  09:54  
  09:53 Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:32
[MIN 96-79]
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Nene Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Love (1 ST)  09:08  
Webster Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  09:04  
  09:04 Shved Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  09:04 Team Rebound 
Temple Substitution replaced by Wall  09:04  
Nene Substitution replaced by Booker  09:04  
  09:04 Love Substitution replaced by Pekovic 
  09:04
[MIN 97-79]
Shved Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  08:47  
Beal Jump Shot: Missed Block: Shved (1 BLK)  08:41  
Team Rebound  08:40  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  08:40  
  08:24 Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed Block: Booker (1 BLK) 
  08:23 Team Rebound 
  08:19 Shved Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Wall Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  08:18  
Wall Pullup Jump shot: Made (24 PTS)  08:06
[WAS 81-97]
 
  07:53
[MIN 99-81]
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
  07:40 Pekovic Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Beal Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS)  07:40
[WAS 82-99]
 
Beal Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS)  07:40
[WAS 83-99]
 
Singleton Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  07:35  
  07:35
[MIN 100-83]
Mbah a Moute Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  07:35
[MIN 101-83]
Mbah a Moute Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Singleton 3pt Shot: Missed  07:14  
  07:13 Shved Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:02 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:01 Shved Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  06:47 Cunningham Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Singleton (1 ST) 
Wall Layup Shot: Made (26 PTS) Assist: Singleton (1 AST)  06:43
[WAS 85-101]
 
  06:25
[MIN 104-85]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Shved (1 AST) 
Beal Pullup Jump shot: Missed  06:01  
  05:59 Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Booker Foul: Personal (3 PF)  05:52  
  05:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
Webster Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  05:43  
  05:43
[MIN 105-85]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS) 
  05:43
[MIN 106-85]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS) 
Booker Jump Shot: Missed  05:29  
Booker Rebound (Off:4 Def:5)  05:27  
Wall Pullup Jump shot: Missed  05:22  
  05:21 Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  05:10 Barea Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Singleton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:09  
Beal 3pt Shot: Missed  05:03  
  05:00 Pekovic Rebound (Off:6 Def:4) 
  04:44
[MIN 109-85]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Barea (4 AST) 
Webster 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS)  04:27
[WAS 88-109]
 
  04:25 Team Timeout : Regular 
  04:25 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Muhammad 
Beal Substitution replaced by Maynor  04:25  
Wall Substitution replaced by Temple  04:25  
Webster Substitution replaced by Porter  04:25  
  04:12
[MIN 111-88]
Muhammad Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Cunningham (1 AST) 
Porter Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  03:59
[WAS 90-111]
 
  03:37 Barea Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Porter (1 ST) 
Booker Slam Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS)  03:19
[WAS 92-111]
 
  02:54
[MIN 113-92]
Mbah a Moute Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Booker Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Maynor (1 AST)  02:34
[WAS 94-113]
 
  02:11
[MIN 115-94]
Barea Step Back Jump shot: Made (17 PTS) 
  02:05 Barea Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) 
Booker Substitution replaced by Vesely  02:05  
  02:05 Barea Substitution replaced by Price 
  02:05 Cunningham Substitution replaced by Hummel 
  02:05 Mbah a Moute Substitution replaced by Dieng 
Singleton Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (1 BLK)  01:57  
  01:55 Hummel Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:43
[MIN 117-94]
Hummel Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Price (1 AST) 
Singleton Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Porter (1 AST)  01:24
[WAS 96-117]
 
  01:00 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Vesely Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:46.9
[WAS 98-117]
 
  00:27.9
[MIN 120-98]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Price (2 AST) 
Maynor Jump Shot: Missed  00:12.9  
  00:11.9 Shved Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
WAS
2nd Southeast
44
38
7-3
22-19
22-19
MIN
3rd Northwest
40
42
4-6
24-17
16-25
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
WAS
Beal 19.8
Gortat 10.2
Wall 7.3
Gortat 2.0
Wall 2.2
MIN
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