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Martin's return sparks Timberwolves over Celtics, 110-98


By JON KRAWCZYNSKI
Posted Jan 29 2015 12:02AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Martin had not played in more than two months, a fractured wrist forcing him to watch from the bench as his Minnesota Timberwolves plummet to the bottom of the standings.

In his first chance to get back in the lineup, he didn't waste any time showing the Wolves what they were missing.

Martin scored 21 points in his return from a 34-game absence and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

"I'm just a scorer, at the end of the day," Martin said. "I can put that thing in the hole. It felt good early on to see a couple go in. Then I went through a little stretch, knocked a little rust off, and then got back at it in the fourth."

Zach LaVine added 17 points and six assists and Martin scored nine straight points during a crucial stretch of the fourth quarter to help the Timberwolves (8-37) snap a 10-game losing streak at Target Center. The Wolves had not won at home since beating Portland on Dec. 10.

Jared Sullinger had 16 points and eight rebounds and Marcus Thornton scored 15 for the Celtics, whose promising road trip ended with a thud.

"If you want to make it to where we're trying to make it, these games cannot happen," said Sullinger, whose Celtics were two games out of the eighth seed in the East when the day started. "These types of games cannot happen."

Martin had been out since Nov. 21 with a fractured right wrist that required surgery. He came off the bench in his first game back, hit the first jumper he took and kept right on shooting. He made 7 of 18 in 28 minutes, hit two 3-pointers and converted a three-point play midway through the fourth that turned a four-point lead into a 13-point advantage.

Thaddeus Young added 12 points and nine rebounds and Nikola Pekovic scored 14 points for the Wolves, who were missing Mo Williams for personal reasons.

The Celtics were playing the final game of a six-game road trip that started on Jan. 19. They missed the big snowstorm back home, and showed some growth with victories over Portland, Denver and Utah. But they didn't have the legs to finish the trip on a high note.

"I think at this point, everybody's tired," Celtics guard Evan Turner said. "So the biggest thing is to be strong mentally, go through it."

LaVine had all sorts of trouble with Avery Bradley's dogged defense in the first half, but he got going with a couple of dunks and scored 13 points in the third quarter to help the Timberwolves build a 13-point lead.

The smaller Celtics couldn't handle Minnesota's size up front. Dieng dominated the glass and Pekovic demanded double teams every time he touched the ball, which opened up the rest of the offense. The Wolves had seven players in double figures.

"It felt good. This was like an emotional game seeing what your guys have been through in the past couple months, what people say about your squad and certain players," Martin said. "It's always a feel-good type of thing when you're a big part of a win."

TIP-INS

Celtics: Coach Brad Stevens said he wasn't sure if F Kelly Olynyk (sprained ankle) would be healthy in time to participate in the Rising Stars game at All-Star weekend. Olynyk was voted to the World team. ... Marcus Smart, a rookie first-round draft pick, was flattened by the bruising Pekovic on a screen in the first half. But he shook it off and finished with 12 points and six assists.

Timberwolves: Coach Flip Saunders said he was hopeful Ricky Rubio (ankle) could return sometime next week. He has not played since Nov. 7. ... The Wolves had four players named to the Rising Stars game: LaVine, Dieng, Andrew Wiggins and Shabazz Muhammad.

BROWN'S DEBUT

Lorenzo Brown came up from the D-League and signed a 10-day contract on Wednesday. He scored a career-high 11 points in 24 minutes and played the entire fourth quarter to help the Wolves pull away.

"I'm hungrier than ever right now," Brown said. "The past year I've been working and trying to get myself better and prepare myself for this moment right here. I feel like it's the right opportunity."

UP NEXT

Celtics: Host Houston on Friday.

Timberwolves: Visit Philadelphia on Friday.


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BOS
MIN
     
    • 46.2%

    • 49.4%

    • 30.4%

    • 37.5%

    • 77.8%

    • 87.5%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
BOS MIN
Total Rebounds 39 45
Offensive Rebounds 9 6
Turnovers 13 11
Fast Break Pts: 6 7
Biggest Lead: 4 13
Points in the Paint: 46 46
BOS MIN
p Sullinger   16 Martin   21
rb Zeller   9 Dieng   14
a 2 players   6 LaVine   6
s Bradley   3 LaVine   3
b 4 players   1 Dieng   3
 
  • 12/19 - MIN 98 @ BOS 114
  • 01/28 - BOS 98 @ MIN 110
Boston Celtics (16-28)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Crowder F 14:43 1-4 0-1 0-0 -6 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 2
J. Sullinger F 34:09 6-16 1-4 3-4 -22 3 5 8 3 5 1 3 1 2 16
B. Bass C 22:06 5-10 0-0 0-0 -9 2 4 6 0 0 0 3 1 1 10
A. Bradley G 37:11 5-15 1-7 2-2 -17 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 13
E. Turner G 27:19 4-6 0-0 2-2 -5 1 3 4 6 2 0 1 0 0 10
M. Smart   23:51 4-7 4-5 0-1 -6 0 2 2 6 3 0 3 0 0 12
T. Zeller   19:52 3-4 0-0 0-0 -2 1 8 9 1 4 0 1 0 0 6
M. Thornton   14:02 7-13 1-4 0-0 -4 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 15
G. Wallace   07:08 0-1 0-0 0-0 +1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Prince   22:58 6-9 0-0 0-0 +3 0 2 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 12
J. Young   07:47 0-2 0-1 0-0 +4 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
P. Pressey   08:54 1-4 0-1 0-0 +3 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
Total   240 42-91 7-23 7-9   9 30 39 22 22 9 13 4 4 98
  46.2% 30.4% 77.8%   team rebs: 3 total to: 13
Minnesota Timberwolves (8-37)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
T. Young F 39:31 3-11 0-1 6-6 +14 1 8 9 2 1 2 0 0 1 12
G. Dieng F 34:41 6-11 0-1 4-5 +8 2 12 14 1 2 0 1 3 0 16
N. Pekovic C 26:43 5-8 0-0 4-5 +18 0 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 1 14
A. Wiggins G 39:42 5-11 0-2 2-2 +19 1 2 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 12
Z. LaVine G 23:55 7-9 1-1 2-2 +3 1 3 4 6 2 3 4 0 0 17
K. Martin   29:05 7-18 2-6 5-6 -3 1 3 4 1 1 0 2 0 2 21
L. Brown   24:05 3-6 2-3 3-4 +9 0 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 11
C. Budinger   13:49 2-2 1-1 2-2 -6 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
A. Bennett   08:29 0-1 0-1 0-0 -2 0 6 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
T. Daniels DNP - Coach's Decision
G. Robinson DNP - Coach's Decision
M. Williams NWT - Personal Reasons
Total   240 38-77 6-16 28-32   6 39 45 18 11 6 11 4 4 110
  49.4% 37.5% 87.5%   team rebs: 7 total to: 12

inactive

  • Celtics: Dawkins, Olynyk, Randolph
  • Timberwolves: Hummel, Muhammad, Rubio

technical fouls

  • Celtics: --
  • Timberwolves: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 5
  • Times Tied: 5

arena stats

  • Arena: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Officials: #30 John Goble, #11 Derrick Collins, #64 Justin VanDuyne
  • Attendance: 11434
  • Duration: 2:05
Boston Celtics (33-42) Minnesota Timberwolves (17-58)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Dieng vs Bass (Sullinger gains possession)
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:46
[BOS 2-0]
 
  11:26 Wiggins Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Bradley (1 ST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  11:20  
Crowder Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  11:19  
Sullinger 3pt Shot: Missed  11:13  
  11:12 Dieng Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:01 Dieng Jump Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:59  
Bradley Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:LaVine (1 ST)  10:47  
  10:35 Young Running Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:34 Dieng Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  10:32
[MIN 2-2]
Dieng Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  10:18
[BOS 4-2]
 
  09:48 Dieng Jump Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:47  
Bass Jump Bank Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:32
[BOS 6-2]
 
  09:11 Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed Block: Sullinger (1 BLK) 
Crowder Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  09:09  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  09:05  
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  09:03  
Bass Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:LaVine (2 ST)  09:00  
  08:58 LaVine Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Sullinger (1 ST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  08:53  
  08:52 Dieng Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  08:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:33
[MIN 4-6]
Young Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wiggins (1 AST) 
Turner Jump Shot: Missed  08:14  
  08:13 LaVine Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:57 Wiggins 3pt Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:56  
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  07:36  
  07:34 Dieng Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  07:20
[MIN 6-6]
Pekovic Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: LaVine (1 AST) 
  07:04 Dieng Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Crowder Jump Shot: Missed  06:59  
  06:58 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Crowder Foul: Personal (1 PF)  06:52  
  06:45
[MIN 8-6]
Pekovic Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: LaVine (2 AST) 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  06:31  
  06:30 Dieng Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  06:24 LaVine Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Bradley (2 ST) 
Bradley Layup Shot: Missed Block: Wiggins (1 BLK)  06:21  
Bass Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:20  
Bass Slam Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:19
[BOS 8-8]
 
  06:00 Young Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:59  
  05:51 Pekovic Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Turner Substitution replaced by Smart  05:51  
Sullinger 3pt Shot: Missed  05:37  
  05:36 Young Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:21 Wiggins Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:20 Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  05:19 Young Layup Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  05:18  
  05:11 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Martin 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  05:09  
  05:08 Dieng Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  04:55
[MIN 10-8]
Martin Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Sullinger Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  04:39
[BOS 10-10]
 
  04:39 Young Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
  04:39 LaVine Substitution replaced by Brown 
Bass Substitution replaced by Zeller  04:39  
Sullinger Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  04:39
[BOS 11-10]
 
Smart Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA)  04:22  
  04:22
[MIN 11-11]
Young Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Crowder Substitution replaced by Thornton  04:22  
  04:22
[MIN 12-11]
Young Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Zeller Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  04:07  
  04:05 Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  03:55
[MIN 14-11]
Martin Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Thornton Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  03:55  
  03:55
[MIN 15-11]
Martin Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS) 
Sullinger Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  03:47  
  03:35
[MIN 17-11]
Wiggins Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  03:13  
  03:12 Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  03:06
[MIN 19-11]
Dieng Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Martin (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:06  
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Wallace  03:06  
Bradley Substitution replaced by Prince  03:06  
Thornton Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Prince (1 AST)  02:53
[BOS 13-19]
 
  02:38 Martin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:37  
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Thornton (1 AST)  02:23
[BOS 16-19]
 
  02:23 Brown Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Smart Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  02:23  
  02:23 Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  02:10 Martin Jump Shot: Missed Block: Thornton (1 BLK) 
  02:09 Martin Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  02:02
[MIN 22-16]
Brown 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Prince Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smart (1 AST)  01:44
[BOS 18-22]
 
  01:22 Martin Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Prince (1 ST) 
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smart (2 AST)  01:12
[BOS 20-22]
 
  00:57.3
[MIN 24-20]
Martin Running Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Thornton Jump Shot: Missed  00:45.8  
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  00:44.7  
  00:43.5 Dieng Violation:Defensive Goaltending 
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  00:43.5
[BOS 22-24]
 
  00:26.1
[MIN 26-22]
Young Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Thornton 3pt Shot: Missed  00:03.9  
  00:02.9 Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  00:00.7 Brown 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Quarter
Boston Celtics (33-42) Minnesota Timberwolves (17-58)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:48 Martin Layup Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  11:46  
Thornton 3pt Shot: Missed  11:37  
  11:35 Martin Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Prince Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  11:23  
  11:23
[MIN 27-22]
Budinger Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  11:23
[MIN 28-22]
Budinger Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Thornton (2 AST)  11:10
[BOS 25-28]
 
  10:55
[MIN 30-25]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Zeller Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  10:55  
Thornton Substitution replaced by Turner  10:55  
  10:55
[MIN 31-25]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
Wallace Layup Shot: Missed  10:35  
  10:34 Bennett Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:12 Martin Jump Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:11  
Zeller Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Smart (3 AST)  10:03
[BOS 27-31]
 
Zeller Foul: Personal (2 PF)  09:49  
  09:49 Martin Substitution replaced by Wiggins 
  09:38 Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed 
Wallace Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:37  
Prince Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  09:31  
  09:21
[MIN 34-27]
Brown 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Smart Jump Shot: Missed  09:00  
  08:59 Bennett Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:50 Bennett 3pt Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  08:49  
Prince Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Turner (1 AST)  08:38
[BOS 29-34]
 
  08:24
[MIN 36-29]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Brown (1 AST) 
Prince Jump Shot: Missed  08:00  
  07:58 Team Rebound 
  07:58  
  07:58 Bennett Substitution replaced by Young 
Smart Substitution replaced by Bradley  07:58  
Zeller Substitution replaced by Sullinger  07:58  
Wallace Substitution replaced by Young  07:58  
  07:36
[MIN 38-29]
Brown Running Bank shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Prince Jump Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS)  07:15
[BOS 31-38]
 
  07:01 Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed 
Young Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:00  
Turner Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  06:42  
  06:41 Budinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:28
[MIN 40-31]
Young Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  06:06
[BOS 33-40]
 
  05:42 Young 3pt Shot: Missed 
Young Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:41  
Prince Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  05:30
[BOS 35-40]
 
  05:30 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:30 Brown Substitution replaced by LaVine 
  05:30 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Dieng 
Prince Substitution replaced by Bass  05:30  
  05:07 Wiggins 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  05:05  
Bradley Pullup Jump shot: Made (6 PTS)  04:53
[BOS 37-40]
 
  04:34
[MIN 42-37]
Budinger Driving Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: LaVine (3 AST) 
Sullinger Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  04:18  
  04:18 Budinger Substitution replaced by Martin 
  04:11 LaVine Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Bradley (3 ST) 
  03:58 LaVine Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bradley Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  03:58
[BOS 38-42]
 
Bradley Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  03:58
[BOS 39-42]
 
  03:47 Martin Running Jump Shot: Missed 
  03:45 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  03:38 Dieng Layup Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:37  
Bass Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Turner (2 AST)  03:30
[BOS 41-42]
 
  03:08
[MIN 44-41]
Wiggins Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  02:51  
  02:50 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  02:45
[MIN 46-41]
LaVine Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wiggins (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:45  
Young Substitution replaced by Crowder  02:45  
Sullinger Driving Layup Shot: Missed  02:32  
  02:30 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  02:17 Wiggins Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:15 LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  02:15
[MIN 48-41]
LaVine Putback Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Crowder Jump Shot: Missed  01:58  
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:57  
Crowder Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Turner (3 AST)  01:51
[BOS 43-48]
 
  01:36 Martin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  01:35  
Sullinger Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  01:17
[BOS 45-48]
 
  00:54.9 Martin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:52.9  
Bass Slam Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Turner (4 AST)  00:38.4
[BOS 47-48]
 
  00:28.9 LaVine Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:26.9  
Turner Step Back Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:01.3
[BOS 49-48]
 
  00:00.3 Dieng 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Boston Celtics (33-42) Minnesota Timberwolves (17-58)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:45 Pekovic Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Crowder (1 ST) 
Bass Turnover : Backcourt Turnover (2 TO)  11:29  
  11:15
[MIN 50-49]
LaVine Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  10:49  
  10:48 LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Sullinger Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  10:42  
  10:42
[MIN 51-49]
LaVine Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  10:42
[MIN 52-49]
LaVine Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Turner Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Pekovic (1 ST)  10:32  
  10:23
[MIN 54-49]
LaVine Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  10:21  
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  10:09  
Sullinger Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  10:07  
Sullinger Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (1 BLK)  10:06  
  10:05 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:8) 
  09:50
[MIN 56-49]
Dieng Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Pekovic (1 AST) 
Bass Layup Shot: Missed  09:32  
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  09:31  
Crowder 3pt Shot: Missed  09:26  
  09:24 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:9) 
Crowder Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  09:15  
  09:15
[MIN 57-49]
Young Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  09:15
[MIN 58-49]
Young Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  09:04 Pekovic Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Sullinger Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  09:04
[BOS 50-58]
 
Sullinger Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:04  
Team Rebound  09:03  
Turner Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (1 AST)  08:57
[BOS 52-58]
 
  08:42 LaVine Jump Shot: Missed 
Bass Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  08:41  
Bass Jump Shot: Missed  08:30  
  08:28 Wiggins Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:13
[MIN 60-52]
Wiggins Running Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Bass Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (2 BLK)  08:05  
  08:04 Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  07:57
[MIN 62-52]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Young (1 AST) 
Sullinger Turnover : Traveling (3 TO)  07:40  
Bass Substitution replaced by Zeller  07:40  
Crowder Substitution replaced by Smart  07:40  
Turner Substitution replaced by Prince  07:40  
Sullinger Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  07:25  
  07:25 Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  07:25 Team Rebound 
  07:25
[MIN 63-52]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Sullinger 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Prince (2 AST)  07:17
[BOS 55-63]
 
  06:57
[MIN 65-55]
LaVine Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Bradley Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smart (4 AST)  06:43
[BOS 57-65]
 
  06:22
[MIN 68-57]
LaVine 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Pekovic (2 AST) 
Sullinger Running Jump Shot: Missed  05:59  
  05:58 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:46
[MIN 70-57]
Dieng Jump Bank Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: LaVine (4 AST) 
Bradley Jump Shot: Missed  05:28  
  05:25 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:10) 
  05:25 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:25 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Martin 
  05:16 Young Jump Shot: Missed 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  05:11  
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Bradley (1 AST)  05:05
[BOS 60-70]
 
Zeller Foul: Personal (3 PF)  04:53  
  04:44
[MIN 72-60]
Dieng Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: LaVine (5 AST) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (2 AST)  04:27
[BOS 63-72]
 
  04:07
[MIN 74-63]
LaVine Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Young (2 AST) 
Sullinger Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (3 BLK)  03:46  
  03:44 LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  03:41 LaVine Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) 
  03:41 LaVine Turnover : Foul (4 TO) 
Bradley Substitution replaced by Thornton  03:41  
Smart Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:LaVine (3 ST)  03:31  
Zeller Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  03:21  
  03:21
[MIN 75-63]
Dieng Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  03:21
[MIN 76-63]
Dieng Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  03:12 Martin Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Sullinger Substitution replaced by Pressey  03:12  
Thornton Running Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  03:05
[BOS 65-76]
 
  02:49 Martin Jump Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  02:48  
Zeller Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO)  02:36  
  02:36 Wiggins Substitution replaced by Budinger 
  02:15 Dieng Jump Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  02:13  
Prince Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smart (5 AST)  02:04
[BOS 67-76]
 
  01:46 Young Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  01:45  
Thornton 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Smart (6 AST)  01:39
[BOS 70-76]
 
  01:20 Dieng Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Pressey (1 ST) 
Smart 3pt Shot: Missed  01:14  
  01:13 Martin Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  00:56.2
[MIN 78-70]
Dieng Dunk Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: LaVine (6 AST) 
Smart Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  00:56.2  
  00:56.2 LaVine Substitution replaced by Brown 
  00:56.2 Young Substitution replaced by Bennett 
  00:56.2
[MIN 79-70]
Dieng Free Throw 1 of 1 (15 PTS) 
Thornton Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Zeller (1 AST)  00:45.0
[BOS 72-79]
 
  00:31.2
[MIN 81-72]
Martin Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Dieng (1 AST) 
Pressey Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:23.5
[BOS 74-81]
 
  00:06.8 Martin Turnover : Backcourt Turnover (2 TO) 
Pressey Layup Shot: Missed  00:00.9  
  00:00.2 Bennett Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Prince Jump Shot: Missed  11:43  
  11:42 Budinger Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  11:34 Martin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Prince Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:33  
Thornton Pullup Jump shot: Made (11 PTS)  11:17
[BOS 76-81]
 
Pressey Violation:Kicked Ball  11:07  
  11:00 Martin Layup Shot: Missed 
Prince Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:59  
Thornton 3pt Shot: Missed  10:52  
Pressey Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:50  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  10:47  
  10:46 Bennett Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  10:39 Brown Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  10:38  
  10:25 Brown Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Thornton Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Pressey (1 AST)  10:18
[BOS 78-81]
 
  10:01 Brown Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Pressey (2 ST) 
Thornton Jump Shot: Missed  09:55  
  09:54 Bennett Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  09:38
[MIN 84-78]
Budinger 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Brown (2 AST) 
Prince Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  09:17
[BOS 80-84]
 
  09:03 Pekovic Running Hook Shot: Missed 
Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  09:02  
Pressey Running Jump Shot: Missed  08:50  
  08:49 Bennett Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  08:35 Bennett Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Prince (2 ST) 
Thornton Jump Shot: Missed  08:30  
  08:29 Team Rebound 
  08:29  
Zeller Substitution replaced by Sullinger  08:29  
  08:29 Budinger Substitution replaced by Wiggins 
  08:29 Bennett Substitution replaced by Young 
Prince Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  08:16  
  08:16
[MIN 85-80]
Wiggins Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  08:16
[MIN 86-80]
Wiggins Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Thornton Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  08:02
[BOS 82-86]
 
  07:48
[MIN 89-82]
Martin 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Wiggins (3 AST) 
Pressey 3pt Shot: Missed  07:36  
  07:35 Martin Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  07:14
[MIN 91-82]
Martin Running Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Thornton Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  07:14  
Thornton Substitution replaced by Turner  07:14  
  07:14
[MIN 92-82]
Martin Free Throw 1 of 1 (15 PTS) 
Sullinger Jump Shot: Missed  06:56  
  06:55 Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  06:41 Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed 
Bradley Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:40  
Prince Jump Shot: Missed  06:28  
  06:27 Brown Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Sullinger Foul: Personal (3 PF)  06:18  
Pressey Substitution replaced by Smart  06:18  
Prince Substitution replaced by Bass  06:18  
  06:11
[MIN 95-82]
Martin 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Smart Jump Shot: Missed  05:54  
Sullinger Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  05:52  
Bradley 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Turner (5 AST)  05:45
[BOS 85-95]
 
Turner Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  05:33  
  05:33 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:33
[MIN 96-85]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  05:33
[MIN 97-85]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Turner Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Sullinger (3 AST)  05:20
[BOS 87-97]
 
Smart Violation:Kicked Ball  05:11  
  05:11 Pekovic Substitution replaced by Dieng 
  05:06 Martin Layup Shot: Missed Block: Bradley (1 BLK) 
Sullinger Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  05:04  
Bass Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO)  04:58  
  04:46 Brown Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
  04:44 Wiggins Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  04:44
[MIN 99-87]
Wiggins Tip Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Sullinger Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Turner (6 AST)  04:32
[BOS 89-99]
 
  04:32 Dieng Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) 
Sullinger Free Throw 1 of 1 (14 PTS)  04:32
[BOS 90-99]
 
  04:17
[MIN 101-90]
Wiggins Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Brown (3 AST) 
Bradley 3pt Shot: Missed  03:49  
  03:48 Young Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  03:25 Young Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Turner Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  03:24  
Smart Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Young (1 ST)  03:14  
Bradley Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  03:11  
  03:11 Martin Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:11 Team Rebound 
Bass Substitution replaced by Young  03:11  
  03:11
[MIN 102-90]
Martin Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS) 
Turner Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  03:00
[BOS 92-102]
 
Turner Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  02:46  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:46  
  02:46 Dieng Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  02:46 Team Rebound 
  02:46
[MIN 103-92]
Dieng Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Young Jump Shot: Missed  02:32  
  02:31 Wiggins Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  02:08 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
  01:56 Wiggins Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Turner Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  01:56
[BOS 93-103]
 
Young Substitution replaced by Bass  01:56  
Turner Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  01:56
[BOS 94-103]
 
  01:34 Young Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bass (1 BLK) 
Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:32  
Sullinger 3pt Shot: Missed  01:26  
  01:23 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:11) 
Smart Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA)  01:19  
  01:19
[MIN 104-94]
Martin Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS) 
  01:19
[MIN 105-94]
Martin Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  01:19  
Bass Substitution replaced by Young  01:19  
Turner Substitution replaced by Thornton  01:19  
Young Substitution replaced by Bass  01:11  
Thornton Substitution replaced by Young  01:11  
  01:11 Jump Ball Young vs Bradley 
Smart Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Young (2 ST)  01:07  
Sullinger Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA)  00:54.5  
  00:54.5
[MIN 106-94]
Brown Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  00:54.5 Brown Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Smart Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:54.5  
Sullinger Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  00:45.2
[BOS 96-106]
 
Young Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:44.7  
  00:44.7
[MIN 107-96]
Brown Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  00:44.7
[MIN 108-96]
Brown Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Bass Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  00:32.3
[BOS 98-108]
 
Sullinger Foul: Personal Take (5 PF) (2 FTA)  00:23.9  
  00:23.9
[MIN 109-98]
Young Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  00:23.9
[MIN 110-98]
Young Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Young 3pt Shot: Missed  00:13.9  
  00:12.7 Dieng Rebound (Off:2 Def:12) 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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l
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BOS
2nd Atlantic
40
42
8-2
21-20
19-22
MIN
5th Northwest
16
66
0-10
9-32
7-34
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
BOS
2 players 17.5
2 players 7.3
2 players 7.0
6 players 0.8
2 players 1.0
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