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Notebook: Bulls 102, Timberwolves 87


Peter Kapsner, for NBA.com
Posted Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:17 PM - Updated Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:39 AM

THE FACT: Joakim Noah's triple-double propelled the Bulls to their sixth straight victory.

THE LEAD: Joakim Noah racked up 15 points, 13 boards and 11 assists to lead the Chicago Bulls to a hard-fought 102-87 win over the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night at Target Center. Six other Bulls scored in double figures while holding Kevin Love to just 17 points and 10 boards. D.J. Augustin led all scorers with 21 points off the bench, and Kirk Hinrich chipped in 15.

The Wolves (39-39) were coming off impressive wins over Miami, Memphis and San Antonio in the past seven days, but their stamina ran out against the relentless Bulls (46-32). After a tight first half, Chicago asserted itself in the third quarter with a 9-2 run out of the gate and a defense that held Minnesota to just 17 points in the quarter.

Chicago kept the pressure on in the fourth with several mini-runs while taking Minnesota out of any offensive rhythm. The Bulls eventually pushed the lead to 16 en route to their sixth straight win, allowing them to keep pace with Toronto for the third seed in the East.

QUOTABLE: "I thought we started off the first half a little sluggish. The rebounding was poor. Our defense wasn't very good. The second half, things got a lot better."
-- Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau

TURNING POINT: Chicago was uncharacteristically dominated on the boards 26-12 in the first half, but Minnesota could only convert the extra opportunities into a five-point lead. The Bulls returned the favor in the second half, outrebounding the Wolves 25-15, but were much more efficient in turning the extra chances into points.

THE STAT: The Bulls' league-leading defense held the potent Wolves offense to nearly 20 points under its season average of 106.7 points.

HOT: Noah tied Lance Stephenson for the league lead in triple-doubles this season with four. He is in line to become the first player to average over 10 points, 10 boards and five assists in a season since Kevin Garnett in 2004-2005.

QUOTABLE II: "It feels good to play well. I feel real comfortable making plays for my teammates, being aggressive when I have to. All this stuff is just giving me more confidence."
-- Joakim Noah

QUOTABLE III: "Jo was terrific throughout. The best thing about him is the winning part of it. To me, that's what separates him from most."
-- Tom Thibodeau

GOOD MOVE: Thibodeau kept his typical tight rotation in place with seven players handling the bulk of the minutes. He rotated the seven masterfully to keep them fresh, and the Bulls never seemed to tire.

BAD MOVE: The Wolves were playing without five of the top eight in their typical rotation, including starters Nikola Pekovic and Kevin Martin. Replacements Robbie Hummel, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved and Othyus Jeffers gave a game effort, but were ultimately overwhelmed by the Bulls.

ROOKIE WATCH: Gorgui Dieng continues to look like a starting NBA center. He's averaged a double-double -- 12 points, 11 boards -- in the last 13 games, and went for nine points, eight rebounds and three blocks against a tough interior opponent.

INSIDE THE ARENA: Bulls fans were nearly as loud as the hometown Wolves crowd. Chicago leads the league in attendance with standing room-only crowds at United Center, but tickets at Target Center are easier to come by and a large contingent of Bulls faithful apparently made the seven-hour drive from Chi-town to Minneapolis to support their team.

NOTABLE: The Bulls have now won 34 games since the start of the year, most in the NBA. ... Dante Cunningham, accused of felony assault and terrorist threats on his girlfriend in separate incidents, remained active Wednesday night and had six points in 12 minutes. ... Thibodeau's first NBA job was as an assistant coach to the late Bill Musselman for the expansion Timberwolves in 1989.

UP NEXT: For the Wolves, Friday vs. Houston, Sunday @ Sacramento, Monday @ Golden State. For the Bulls, Friday vs. Detroit, Sunday @ New York, Monday vs. Orlando.

CHI
MIN
     
    • 50.0%

    • 42.5%

    • 52.4%

    • 23.5%

    • 75.0%

    • 93.8%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CHI MIN
Total Rebounds 37 40
Offensive Rebounds 9 11
Turnovers 13 12
Fast Break Pts: 4 8
Biggest Lead: 16 9
Points in the Paint: 40 46
CHI MIN
p Augustin   21 Love   17
rb Noah   13 Love   10
a Noah   10 Rubio   6
s 4 players   1 Brewer   4
b Gibson   3 Dieng   3
 
  • 01/27 - MIN 95 @ CHI 86
  • 04/09 - CHI 102 @ MIN 87
Chicago Bulls (46-32)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
M. Dunleavy F 38:29 4-7 2-4 5-5 +17 1 4 5 3 2 0 0 1 0 15
C. Boozer F 23:54 3-13 0-0 0-0 +11 1 3 4 0 5 1 4 0 3 6
J. Noah C 40:38 7-13 0-0 1-2 +15 5 8 13 10 4 1 3 2 0 15
J. Butler G 46:00 5-11 3-6 1-2 +11 1 4 5 7 1 0 0 0 1 14
K. Hinrich G 25:57 7-9 2-4 0-0 +14 0 3 3 4 1 0 1 2 0 16
D.J. Augustin   29:35 8-14 4-7 1-1 +5 0 2 2 2 3 1 5 0 0 21
T. Gibson   27:06 6-14 0-0 1-2 +6 1 4 5 2 2 1 0 3 1 13
N. Mohammed   04:22 1-1 0-0 0-0 -2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
T. Snell   03:59 0-0 0-0 0-0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
R. Brewer DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Fredette DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Shengelia DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 41-82 11-21 9-12   9 28 37 29 18 4 13 8 5 102
  50.0% 52.4% 75.0%   team rebs: 10 total to: 14
Minnesota Timberwolves (39-39)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
R. Hummel F 31:37 3-6 0-1 1-1 -19 2 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
K. Love F 32:36 7-20 2-8 1-1 -11 1 9 10 3 2 0 3 1 1 17
G. Dieng C 31:22 3-8 0-0 3-3 -11 4 4 8 0 3 0 2 3 0 9
C. Brewer G 32:19 4-9 0-2 1-2 -14 0 1 1 1 3 4 2 0 0 9
R. Rubio G 32:28 5-14 1-2 4-4 -15 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0 4 15
L. Mbah a Moute   20:37 1-1 0-0 0-0 -4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
D. Cunningham   15:24 3-7 0-0 0-0 -4 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 6
R. Turiaf   16:38 5-7 0-0 1-1 -4 2 3 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 11
O. Jeffers   11:27 0-1 0-1 2-2 +7 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
A. Shved   15:32 3-7 1-3 2-2 0 1 1 2 5 2 0 3 0 1 9
J. Barea DND - Back Spasms
C. Budinger DND - Sprained Right Ankle
K. Martin DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 34-80 4-17 15-16   11 29 40 16 14 5 12 5 8 87
  42.5% 23.5% 93.8%   team rebs: 4 total to: 14

inactive

  • Bulls: Rose
  • Timberwolves: Muhammad, Pekovic

technical fouls

  • Bulls: Gibson
  • Timberwolves: Adelman

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 21
  • Times Tied: 3

arena stats

  • Arena: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Officials: #22 Bill Spooner, #77 Karl Lane, #79 Kevin Scott
  • Attendance: 13447
  • Duration: 1:56
Chicago Bulls (46-32) Minnesota Timberwolves (39-39)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Dieng vs Noah (Rubio gains possession)
  11:42 Rubio Jump Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:40  
Butler Pullup Jump shot: Missed  11:29  
  11:28 Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:15 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:14  
Boozer Jump Shot: Missed  10:57  
  10:56 Hummel Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:47 Dieng Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:45 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Dunleavy Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  10:36  
  10:36
[MIN 1-0]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  10:36
[MIN 2-0]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Boozer Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  10:17  
  10:16 Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:11 Jump Ball Love vs Hinrich (Dieng gains possession) 
  10:05 Dieng Jump Shot: Missed 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:03  
Butler 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Noah (1 AST)  09:48
[CHI 3-2]
 
  09:31 Love Jump Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:30  
Dunleavy 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (1 AST)  09:18
[CHI 6-2]
 
  09:05 Brewer Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Boozer (1 ST) 
Boozer Jump Shot: Missed  08:57  
  08:56 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  08:37
[MIN 4-6]
Love Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (1 AST) 
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Missed  08:16  
  08:15 Hummel Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:07 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:06  
Butler Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (1 BLK)  07:49  
  07:47 Brewer Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:40
[MIN 7-6]
Rubio 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Brewer (1 AST) 
Boozer Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Butler (1 AST)  07:24
[CHI 8-7]
 
  06:56 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Dunleavy Driving Jump shot: Made (5 PTS)  06:39
[CHI 10-7]
 
  06:19 Rubio 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:18 Dieng Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  06:11 Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Hinrich (1 BLK) 
Team Rebound  06:11  
Dunleavy Jump Hook Shot: Missed  06:08  
  06:06 Hummel Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  06:01
[MIN 9-10]
Brewer Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (2 AST) 
Boozer Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  05:47  
Boozer Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  05:47  
  05:47 Team Timeout : Regular 
Hinrich Foul: Personal (1 PF)  05:36  
  05:30 Love Jump Shot: Missed 
Boozer Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:29  
Noah Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Butler (2 AST)  05:13
[CHI 12-9]
 
  04:55 Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:54  
Hinrich Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Butler (3 AST)  04:34
[CHI 14-9]
 
  04:30 Team Timeout : Short 
  04:20
[MIN 11-14]
Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Boozer Jump Shot: Missed Block: Love (1 BLK)  04:06  
  04:04 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  03:57 Rubio Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (1 BLK) 
  03:56 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  03:55
[MIN 13-14]
Dieng Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  03:29  
Team Rebound  03:29  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  03:29  
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Augustin  03:29  
  03:07 Rubio Jump Shot: Missed 
  03:06 Hummel Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  03:06
[MIN 15-14]
Hummel Putback Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Augustin Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Noah (2 AST)  02:49
[CHI 16-15]
 
  02:32
[MIN 18-16]
Love 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rubio (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:23  
  02:23 Hummel Substitution replaced by Mbah a Moute 
  02:23 Love Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Dunleavy (1 AST)  02:15
[CHI 19-18]
 
  01:55 Rubio Jump Shot: Missed 
Boozer Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  01:54  
Boozer Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Brewer (1 ST)  01:50  
  01:40
[MIN 20-19]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (4 AST) 
Boozer Jump Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:15
[CHI 21-20]
 
Boozer Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:59.6  
  00:59.6 Brewer Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:59.6 Team Rebound 
Noah Substitution replaced by Gibson  00:59.6  
  00:59.6 Dieng Substitution replaced by Turiaf 
  00:59.6
[MIN 21-21]
Brewer Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Augustin Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Brewer (2 ST)  00:48.9  
  00:44.6
[MIN 23-21]
Brewer Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Gibson (1 AST)  00:26.8
[CHI 24-23]
 
  00:07.5
[MIN 25-24]
Rubio Running Reverse Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Gibson Jump Bank Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Butler (4 AST)  00:00.8
[CHI 26-25]
 
End of 1st Quarter
Chicago Bulls (46-32) Minnesota Timberwolves (39-39)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  11:40  
Team Rebound  11:39  
Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed  11:33  
  11:32 Jeffers Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Dunleavy Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  11:09  
  11:09
[MIN 26-26]
Jeffers Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  11:09 Rubio Substitution replaced by Shved 
  11:09
[MIN 27-26]
Jeffers Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  10:58  
  10:56 Turiaf Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:41 Jeffers Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) 
  10:41 Jeffers Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Dunleavy 3pt Shot: Missed  10:27  
  10:26 Turiaf Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:06
[MIN 29-26]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Shved (1 AST) 
Augustin Step Back Jump shot: Missed  09:47  
  09:45 Jeffers Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:35 Cunningham Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Mohammed Jump Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Butler (5 AST)  09:21
[CHI 28-29]
 
Augustin Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  09:00  
  09:00
[MIN 30-28]
Shved Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  09:00
[MIN 31-28]
Shved Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  08:53 Shved Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  08:53  
Augustin Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  08:44
[CHI 30-31]
 
  08:23
[MIN 33-30]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Shved (2 AST) 
Augustin Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Mohammed (1 AST)  08:07
[CHI 32-33]
 
  07:38 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Mohammed Substitution replaced by Noah  07:38  
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  07:20  
  07:19 Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:07
[MIN 35-32]
Turiaf Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Shved (3 AST) 
Noah Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  06:49  
  06:48 Shved Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:44 Shved Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (2 BLK) 
  06:43 Team Rebound 
Dunleavy Substitution replaced by Snell  06:43  
  06:43 Cunningham Substitution replaced by Love 
  06:40 Jeffers 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:39  
Noah Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  06:24  
  06:22 Jeffers Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  06:14
[MIN 37-32]
Shved Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Gibson Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Turiaf (1 BLK)  05:52  
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:49  
Gibson Layup Shot: Missed  05:48  
  05:47 Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:34 Love Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gibson (1 BLK) 
  05:32 Shved Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  05:30
[MIN 39-32]
Love Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Shved (4 AST) 
Gibson Running Jump Shot: Missed  05:04  
  05:02 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  04:52
[MIN 41-32]
Turiaf Slam Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Shved (5 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  04:44  
Butler Substitution replaced by Hinrich  04:44  
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Noah (3 AST)  04:31
[CHI 35-41]
 
  04:20 Shved Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  04:20 Shved Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Augustin Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  04:07  
  04:06 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  04:01 Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS)  03:44
[CHI 38-41]
 
  03:21
[MIN 43-38]
Turiaf Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Love (1 AST) 
Gibson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  03:21  
  03:21 Mbah a Moute Substitution replaced by Hummel 
  03:21 Jeffers Substitution replaced by Rubio 
  03:21 Shved Substitution replaced by Brewer 
  03:21
[MIN 44-38]
Turiaf Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
  03:04 Hummel Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Gibson Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  03:04
[CHI 39-44]
 
  03:04 Turiaf Substitution replaced by Dieng 
Gibson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:04  
  03:04 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  02:44 Love Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) 
  02:44 Love Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  02:44 Team Timeout : Regular 
Snell Substitution replaced by Butler  02:44  
Gibson Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Noah (4 AST)  02:22
[CHI 41-44]
 
  02:04
[MIN 46-41]
Love Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  01:40 Rubio Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  01:40
[CHI 42-46]
 
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  01:40  
  01:40 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  01:28
[MIN 48-42]
Love Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Gibson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  01:28  
  01:28
[MIN 49-42]
Love Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS) 
Hinrich Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Noah (5 AST)  01:11
[CHI 44-49]
 
  01:03
[MIN 51-44]
Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Missed  00:47.9  
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  00:45.9  
Noah Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  00:44.9
[CHI 46-51]
 
  00:35.9 Love Driving Bank shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:35.3  
Augustin Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Noah (6 AST)  00:30.1
[CHI 48-51]
 
  00:10.9 Hummel 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:08.9 Dieng Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
Augustin Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:04.5  
  00:04.5
[MIN 52-48]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  00:04.5
[MIN 53-48]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Chicago Bulls (46-32) Minnesota Timberwolves (39-39)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Boozer Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (2 AST)  11:40
[CHI 50-53]
 
  11:22 Dieng Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  11:21  
Hinrich Running Reverse Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Dunleavy (2 AST)  11:06
[CHI 52-53]
 
  10:41 Hummel Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  10:39  
Boozer Jump Shot: Missed  10:30  
Team Rebound  10:29  
  10:29 Dieng Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Hinrich Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  10:25  
  10:11 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:10  
Boozer Jump Shot: Missed  09:55  
Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  09:54  
Noah Tip Shot: Missed  09:54  
  09:51 Dieng Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  09:47 Love Layup Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  09:46  
  09:40 Brewer Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Noah Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (3 AST)  09:33
[CHI 54-53]
 
  09:14 Brewer Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:13 Hummel Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  09:12
[MIN 55-54]
Hummel Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Butler (6 AST)  08:48
[CHI 57-55]
 
  08:27
[MIN 57-57]
Dieng Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Love (2 AST) 
Boozer Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA)  08:27  
  08:27
[MIN 58-57]
Dieng Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS) 
Boozer Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (2 BLK)  08:16  
  08:14 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  08:10 Brewer Running Layup Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  08:08  
Boozer Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Brewer (3 ST)  07:52  
  07:41 Rubio Floating Jump shot: Missed 
  07:40 Dieng Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  07:39 Dieng Layup Shot: Missed 
Boozer Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:38  
Boozer Turnover : 3 Second Violation (4 TO)  07:20  
Boozer Foul: Personal (4 PF)  07:06  
  06:59 Brewer Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Noah (1 ST) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  06:46  
Noah Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  06:45  
Noah Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  06:43
[CHI 59-58]
 
  06:32 Love Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  06:32 Love Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Boozer Layup Shot: Missed  06:21  
  06:20 Team Rebound 
  06:05
[MIN 60-59]
Love Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Rubio (5 AST) 
  05:49 Team Timeout : Regular 
Hinrich Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Noah (7 AST)  05:42
[CHI 61-60]
 
  05:27 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dunleavy Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:26  
Noah Jump Shot: Missed  05:06  
Boozer Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:05  
Hinrich Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS)  04:54
[CHI 63-60]
 
  04:32
[MIN 62-63]
Brewer Driving Slam Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Love (3 AST) 
Dunleavy 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Butler (7 AST)  04:09
[CHI 66-62]
 
  03:56 Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Hinrich (2 BLK) 
Noah Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  03:55  
Dunleavy Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Noah (8 AST)  03:44
[CHI 68-62]
 
  03:22 Hummel Jump Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  03:21  
Noah Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  03:09
[CHI 70-62]
 
Boozer Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA)  02:53  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:53  
  02:53 Hummel Substitution replaced by Mbah a Moute 
  02:53
[MIN 63-70]
Dieng Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  02:53
[MIN 64-70]
Dieng Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Noah Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Brewer (4 ST)  02:40  
  02:37
[MIN 66-70]
Brewer Driving Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Boozer Jump Shot: Missed  02:18  
Noah Rebound (Off:4 Def:7)  02:16  
Noah Layup Shot: Missed  02:14  
  02:13 Mbah a Moute Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Augustin  02:06  
Noah Substitution replaced by Gibson  02:06  
  02:04
[MIN 68-70]
Dieng Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Rubio (6 AST) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Augustin (1 AST)  01:45
[CHI 72-68]
 
  01:30
[MIN 70-72]
Rubio Driving Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Augustin Jump Shot: Missed  01:17  
  01:16 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  01:06 Dieng Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Boozer Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (3 BLK)  00:47.9  
  00:45.9 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  00:27.9 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:26.9  
  00:05.8 Brewer Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (3 FTA) 
Dunleavy Free Throw 1 of 3 (11 PTS)  00:05.8
[CHI 73-70]
 
Dunleavy Free Throw 2 of 3 (12 PTS)  00:05.8
[CHI 74-70]
 
Boozer Substitution replaced by Noah  00:05.8  
Dunleavy Free Throw 3 of 3 (13 PTS)  00:05.8
[CHI 75-70]
 
  00:01.0 Brewer 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
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  11:39 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Dunleavy Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:38  
Butler Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Noah (9 AST)  11:15
[CHI 77-70]
 
  10:59
[MIN 72-77]
Mbah a Moute Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Cunningham (1 AST) 
Augustin Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  10:38  
  10:25 Shved Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Augustin (1 ST) 
Gibson Dunk Shot: Missed  10:20  
Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:19  
Butler Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Dunleavy (3 AST)  10:16
[CHI 79-72]
 
  09:56 Brewer Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:55 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  09:55 Cunningham Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:53 Turiaf Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  09:52 Turiaf Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dunleavy (1 BLK) 
  09:51 Turiaf Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  09:48
[MIN 74-79]
Turiaf Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  09:32 Turiaf Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:32  
Team Rebound  09:32  
  09:32 Brewer Substitution replaced by Hummel 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  09:32
[CHI 80-74]
 
  09:15 Shved 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  09:13  
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS)  08:54
[CHI 82-74]
 
  08:37 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  08:36  
Gibson Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Noah (10 AST)  08:26
[CHI 84-74]
 
  08:25 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:10
[MIN 76-84]
Hummel Driving Bank shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Gibson (2 AST)  07:43
[CHI 87-76]
 
Noah Foul: Personal (1 PF)  07:28  
  07:22 Shved 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  07:21  
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  07:08  
  07:07 Turiaf Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
Gibson Technical  07:04  
  07:04
[MIN 77-87]
Hummel Free Throw Technical (7 PTS) 
  07:04 Shved Substitution replaced by Rubio 
  07:04 Cunningham Substitution replaced by Love 
  06:47
[MIN 79-87]
Turiaf Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS)  06:26
[CHI 90-79]
 
  06:08 Turiaf Jump Shot: Missed Block: Gibson (2 BLK) 
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  06:06  
Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed  06:01  
Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  06:00  
Dunleavy 3pt Shot: Missed  05:52  
  05:51 Love Rebound (Off:1 Def:9) 
  05:40 Love 3pt Shot: Missed 
Augustin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:39  
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Augustin (2 AST)  05:20
[CHI 92-79]
 
  05:18 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:18 Adelman Technical 
  05:18 Turiaf Substitution replaced by Dieng 
  05:18 Mbah a Moute Substitution replaced by Brewer 
Augustin Free Throw Technical (21 PTS)  05:18
[CHI 93-79]
 
Noah Foul: Personal (2 PF)  05:11  
  05:02 Rubio Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gibson (3 BLK) 
Augustin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:00  
  04:58 Brewer Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Dunleavy Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  04:58
[CHI 94-79]
 
Dunleavy Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  04:58
[CHI 95-79]
 
  04:47
[MIN 82-95]
Love 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  04:21  
Noah Rebound (Off:5 Def:7)  04:19  
Noah Tip Shot: Missed  04:19  
Team Rebound  04:16  
Augustin Foul: Offensive (3 PF)  04:12  
Augustin Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  04:12  
Gibson Violation:Kicked Ball  04:06  
  04:02 Dieng Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  04:02 Dieng Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Noah Foul: Offensive (3 PF)  03:56  
Noah Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  03:56  
  03:48 Love Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Gibson (1 ST) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  03:31  
  03:30 Dieng Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  03:24 Love Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:21  
Noah Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS)  03:06
[CHI 97-82]
 
  02:50 Love Jump Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  02:48  
  02:48 Dieng Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  02:48  
  02:48 Rubio Substitution replaced by Jeffers 
  02:48 Love Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
  02:48 Brewer Substitution replaced by Shved 
Dunleavy Substitution replaced by Hinrich  02:48  
Noah Foul: Offensive (4 PF)  02:33  
Noah Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  02:33  
Butler Foul: Personal (1 PF)  02:27  
  02:14 Cunningham Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  02:13  
Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed  01:57  
  01:56 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  01:48 Shved Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:5 Def:8)  01:47  
  01:35 Shved Violation:Kicked Ball 
Augustin Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Cunningham (1 ST)  01:29  
  01:24
[MIN 84-97]
Shved Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Augustin Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO)  01:05  
  00:52.9 Dieng Jump Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  00:51.9  
Butler 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (4 AST)  00:36.0
[CHI 100-84]
 
  00:26.4
[MIN 87-100]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Noah Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS)  00:04.5
[CHI 102-87]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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l
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CHI
2nd Central
48
34
8-2
27-14
21-20
MIN
3rd Northwest
40
42
4-6
24-17
16-25
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
CHI
2 players 18.2
2 players 12.8
2 players 4.8
2 players 2.4
2 players 1.2
MIN
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