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Gallinari's 23 lead Nuggets past Timberwolves in OT, 111-108



Posted Dec 12 2015 2:14AM

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets were down by a lot and playing without their starting point guard early in the third quarter.

Instead of folding, they rallied and got a much-needed home victory.

Danilo Gallinari hit a 3-pointer to put Denver ahead late in overtime and the Nuggets overcame an 18-point deficit in the second half to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-108 on Friday night.

Gallinari finished with a game-high 23 points, including nine in overtime. The Nuggets ended a five-game home losing streak.

"I thought we needed a game like that to be able to win in clutch time like this," Gallinari said. "We didn't play very good in the first half and we were able to be much better in the second half. That was great for everybody."

Gallinari did his part with a standout performance in overtime. It was tied at 104 when he rose up and drained a 3 to give the Nuggets the lead with 1:25 left.

Karl-Anthony Towns, who dominated the Nuggets in their home opener with 28 points and 14 rebounds on Oct. 30, hit a jumper to make it a one-point game. Gallinari answered with a turnaround with 6.8 seconds left. He then hit two free throws with 2.8 seconds remaining.

"Gallinari, who was struggling in the second half, made some real big plays down the stretch, which we needed," Denver coach Michael Malone said. "It was a great way to end that five-game losing streak at home."

Jameer Nelson had a season-high 20 points and Nikola Jokic scored 19 for the Nuggets, who played the second half without rookie Emmanuel Mudiay because of a sprained right ankle suffered in the second quarter.

Malone said Mudiay hurt the ankle in practice this week and aggravated it during the game.

Andrew Wiggins and Kevin Martin led Minnesota with 22 points apiece.

The Timberwolves led by 15 at halftime and stretched the advantage to as many as 18 in the third before Denver rallied.

Nelson, getting extended minutes because of Mudiay's injury, hit three 3-pointers during a 12-2 run by the Nuggets that cut the deficit to eight.

"I'm never concerned with Jameer," Will Barton said. "He's a vet."

The Nuggets chipped away until Gary Harris hit a shot in the lane to give them a 95-94 lead with 2:04 left. Nelson's two free throws gave Denver a 100-99 lead but Wiggins made one of two free throws to tie it.

Nelson missed a long 3-pointer at the horn, forcing overtime.

"We couldn't get enough stops and gave up too many 3-pointers in the second half," Minnesota coach Sam Mitchell said.

BOARD CHAIRMAN: Timberwolves F Kevin Garnett had four defensive rebounds and passed Hall of Famer Karl Malone for ninth most in the NBA with 11,409. Garnett got the record early in the first quarter and was given a warm ovation by the crowd at Pepsi Center.

TIP-INS

Timberwolves: Towns finished with 14 points and nine rebounds. Minnesota had won two straight in Denver dating back to last season. ... Former Nuggets G Andre Miller did not play for the fifth straight game.

Nuggets: Kenneth Faried had 14 points and 12 rebounds but was just 6 of 15 from the line. ... F Darrell Arthur was out with right knee soreness. Arthur was forced out of Tuesday's loss to Atlanta because of the knee. ... C Joffrey Lauvergne returned to the lineup after missing Tuesday due to an illness.

UP NEXT

Timberwolves: At Phoenix on Sunday.

Nuggets: Host Houston on Monday.


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MIN
DEN
     
    • 43.7%

    • 44.2%

    • 36.8%

    • 39.3%

    • 86.2%

    • 72.7%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
MIN DEN
Total Rebounds 43 50
Offensive Rebounds 8 8
Turnovers 10 12
Fast Break Pts: 12 8
Biggest Lead: 18 5
Points in the Paint: 42 44
MIN DEN
p 2 players   22 Gallinari   23
rb Towns   9 Faried   12
a Rubio   7 Nelson   7
s 2 players   2 2 players   2
b 2 players   3 Faried   1
 
  • 10/30 - MIN 95 @ DEN 78
  • 12/11 - MIN 108 @ DEN 111
  • 12/15 - DEN 112 @ MIN 100
  • 01/06 - DEN 78 @ MIN 74
Minnesota Timberwolves (9-13)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Wiggins F 34:37 8-17 0-0 6-8 -11 0 3 3 1 4 1 3 1 1 22
K. Garnett F 11:32 1-2 0-0 0-0 +6 1 4 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 2
K. Towns C 31:27 6-11 0-1 2-2 -2 3 6 9 1 4 2 2 3 0 14
K. Martin G 40:40 8-20 2-7 4-4 -3 1 3 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 22
R. Rubio G 30:06 4-7 2-2 3-4 -7 0 5 5 7 6 0 1 0 0 13
T. Prince   33:37 0-5 0-2 0-0 +2 2 2 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
N. Bjelica   12:37 1-2 1-2 0-0 -10 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 3
G. Dieng   22:57 2-4 0-0 4-4 +2 0 6 6 1 3 2 2 3 0 8
Z. LaVine   24:54 4-11 1-4 3-4 +3 1 4 5 5 0 0 2 0 0 12
S. Muhammad   16:04 3-6 0-0 1-1 +7 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
D. Rudez   06:28 1-2 1-1 2-2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
A. Miller NWT - Personal
A. Payne DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   265 38-87 7-19 25-29   8 35 43 22 27 5 10 8 1 108
  43.7% 36.8% 86.2%   team rebs: 6 total to: 10
Denver Nuggets (9-14)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
D. Gallinari F 42:23 6-14 3-5 8-8 +4 1 6 7 4 1 1 0 0 1 23
K. Faried F 37:33 4-8 0-0 6-15 +4 3 9 12 0 3 1 1 1 2 14
J. Lauvergne C 13:41 4-6 0-1 0-0 -10 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 8
G. Harris G 44:22 5-15 2-6 0-0 +2 0 2 2 1 3 0 2 0 3 12
E. Mudiay G 12:10 1-5 0-2 0-0 -8 0 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 2
J. Nelson   37:47 7-12 4-7 2-2 +13 1 5 6 7 5 2 3 0 0 20
N. Jokic   24:31 5-10 1-2 8-8 +9 3 3 6 4 5 1 2 0 1 19
W. Barton   34:34 6-14 1-4 0-0 +4 0 9 9 3 2 2 2 0 1 13
M. Miller   14:56 0-0 0-0 0-0 -1 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
R. Foye   03:03 0-2 0-1 0-0 -2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
D. Arthur DND - Right Knee Soreness
J. Hickson DNP - Coach's Decision
K. Papanikolaou DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   265 38-86 11-28 24-33   8 42 50 21 25 7 12 1 8 111
  44.2% 39.3% 72.7%   team rebs: 11 total to: 12

inactive

  • Timberwolves: Jones, Pekovic
  • Nuggets: Chandler, Nurkic

technical fouls

  • Timberwolves: --
  • Nuggets: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 8
  • Times Tied: 8

arena stats

  • Arena: Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
  • Officials: #56 Mark Ayotte, #15 Zach Zarba, #64 Justin VanDuyne
  • Attendance: 12533
  • Duration: 2:47
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-13) Denver Nuggets (9-15)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Lauvergne vs Towns (Faried gains possession)
  11:36
[DEN 2-0]
Faried Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed  11:20  
  11:20 Faried Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:12
[DEN 5-0]
Harris 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Mudiay (1 AST) 
Towns Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Martin (1 AST)  10:55
[MIN 2-5]
 
  10:40
[DEN 7-2]
Lauvergne Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (1 AST) 
  10:31 Lauvergne Foul: Personal (1 PF) (J VanDuyne) 
  10:26 Mudiay Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  10:26
[MIN 3-7]
 
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  10:26
[MIN 4-7]
 
  10:01 Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed 
Martin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:00  
Rubio Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Martin (2 AST)  09:50
[MIN 6-7]
 
Wiggins Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte)  09:29  
  09:29
[DEN 8-6]
Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  09:29
[DEN 9-6]
Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Wiggins Driving Layup Shot: Missed  09:18  
  09:17 Lauvergne Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Garnett Foul: Personal (1 PF) (Z Zarba)  09:13  
  09:04 Mudiay 3pt Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:04  
Rubio Layup Shot: Missed  08:56  
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:53  
Garnett Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  08:53
[MIN 8-9]
 
  08:40 Team Timeout : Regular 
Garnett Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte)  08:34  
  08:34
[DEN 10-8]
Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  08:34 Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:33  
Martin Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (1 AST)  08:19
[MIN 10-10]
 
  08:06 Gallinari 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:05 Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:00 Faried Layup Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  08:00  
Martin Jump Shot: Missed  07:55  
  07:54 Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:47 Mudiay Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Garnett Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  07:46  
Martin Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  07:38
[MIN 12-10]
 
Wiggins Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte)  07:30  
  07:30
[DEN 11-12]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Wiggins Substitution replaced by Prince  07:30  
  07:30
[DEN 12-12]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Martin 3pt Shot: Missed  07:19  
  07:18 Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Rubio Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne)  07:06  
  07:06 Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  07:06 Team Rebound 
  07:06
[DEN 13-12]
Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Towns Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rubio (2 AST)  06:48
[MIN 14-13]
 
  06:37 Mudiay Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Prince 3pt Shot: Missed  06:30  
  06:29 Lauvergne Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:12 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Towns Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:11  
Martin Jump Shot: Missed  05:56  
Prince Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  05:55  
Garnett Jump Shot: Missed  05:51  
Towns Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:49  
Towns Tip Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  05:49
[MIN 16-13]
 
  05:48 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:48 Lauvergne Substitution replaced by Nelson 
  05:48 Mudiay Substitution replaced by Jokic 
Garnett Substitution replaced by Bjelica  05:48  
  05:33
[DEN 15-16]
Harris Reverse Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Jokic (1 AST) 
  05:22 Jokic Foul: Personal (1 PF) (Z Zarba) 
  05:22 Harris Substitution replaced by Barton 
Rubio 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Bjelica (1 AST)  05:15
[MIN 19-15]
 
  04:46 Gallinari Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:45  
Bjelica 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Rubio (3 AST)  04:38
[MIN 22-15]
 
Towns Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  04:24  
  04:24 Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:24 Team Rebound 
  04:24 Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  04:22 Team Rebound 
Towns Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne)  04:22  
  04:22 Faried Substitution replaced by Miller 
  04:22
[DEN 16-22]
Jokic Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Towns Substitution replaced by Dieng  04:22  
  04:22
[DEN 17-22]
Jokic Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Martin 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Prince (1 AST)  03:58
[MIN 25-17]
 
Rubio Substitution replaced by LaVine  03:39  
  03:34 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:33 Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  03:25
[DEN 19-25]
Jokic Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (2 AST) 
  03:04 Nelson Foul: Personal (1 PF) (Z Zarba) 
Bjelica Substitution replaced by Muhammad  03:04  
  03:00 Miller Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne) 
Martin Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  03:00
[MIN 26-19]
 
Martin Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  03:00
[MIN 27-19]
 
  02:41 Gallinari Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Martin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:40  
Muhammad Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed  02:19  
  02:19 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:10 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
Dieng Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:09  
LaVine 3pt Shot: Missed  01:51  
  01:50 Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:37 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
Muhammad Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:37  
LaVine Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Jokic (1 ST)  01:23  
Prince Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne)  01:19  
  01:19
[DEN 20-27]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  01:19
[DEN 21-27]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Martin 3pt Shot: Missed  01:04  
  01:03 Team Rebound 
  01:02 Gallinari Substitution replaced by Harris 
Martin Substitution replaced by Bjelica  01:02  
  00:43.8 Barton Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Dieng Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:42.9  
Dieng Jump Shot: Missed  00:26.9  
  00:26.5 Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:05.9
[DEN 23-27]
Barton Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
LaVine Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  00:00.4
[MIN 29-23]
 
End of 1st Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-13) Denver Nuggets (9-15)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:47 Harris Foul: Personal (1 PF) (M Ayotte) 
Muhammad Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:32
[MIN 31-23]
 
Dieng Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne)  11:21  
  11:21
[DEN 24-31]
Jokic Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  11:21
[DEN 25-31]
Jokic Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Prince 3pt Shot: Missed  10:55  
LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:54  
LaVine Jump Shot: Missed  10:50  
  10:49 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:44 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dieng Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:44  
Muhammad Jump Shot: Missed  10:38  
  10:37 Nelson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Bjelica Foul: Personal (1 PF) (Z Zarba)  10:33  
  10:25 Nelson Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  10:25  
Muhammad Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  10:14
[MIN 33-25]
 
  10:14 Nelson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (J VanDuyne) 
Muhammad Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS)  10:14
[MIN 34-25]
 
  10:04 Barton Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Muhammad Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  09:44  
  09:43 Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:38 Harris Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (1 BLK) 
  09:37 Team Rebound 
  09:27 Jokic Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Dieng (1 ST) 
Prince Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  09:11  
  09:11 Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:02 Jokic Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:01 Jokic Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Bjelica Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne)  09:00  
  09:00
[DEN 26-34]
Jokic Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Prince Substitution replaced by Wiggins  09:00  
  09:00
[DEN 27-34]
Jokic Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  08:50 Jokic Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
  08:50  
  08:50 Jokic Substitution replaced by Gallinari 
  08:50 Miller Substitution replaced by Faried 
Dieng Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:50
[MIN 35-27]
 
Dieng Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  08:50
[MIN 36-27]
 
  08:37
[DEN 29-36]
Nelson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  08:28  
Bjelica Substitution replaced by Martin  08:28  
Dieng Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Nelson (1 ST)  08:18  
  08:13
[DEN 31-36]
Gallinari Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Nelson (1 AST) 
Dieng Jump Shot: Missed  07:58  
  07:58 Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:43 Faried Layup Shot: Missed 
LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:43  
Martin 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: LaVine (1 AST)  07:37
[MIN 39-31]
 
  07:09 Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed 
Dieng Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  07:09  
Dieng Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Martin (3 AST)  06:58
[MIN 41-31]
 
  06:57 Team Timeout : Regular 
Muhammad Substitution replaced by Prince  06:57  
  06:57 Nelson Substitution replaced by Mudiay 
  06:37 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Wiggins Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:36  
Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed  06:24  
  06:23 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  06:00
[DEN 33-41]
Faried Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Barton (1 AST) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Dieng (1 AST)  05:42
[MIN 44-33]
 
  05:21 Harris Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (2 BLK) 
Martin Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  05:19  
Dieng Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  05:15  
LaVine Substitution replaced by Rubio  05:15  
Dieng Substitution replaced by Towns  05:15  
  05:15 Barton Substitution replaced by Lauvergne 
  05:03 Mudiay Layup Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  05:02  
Martin Jump Shot: Missed  04:43  
  04:43 Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:36 Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:35  
Martin Driving Dunk Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Rubio (4 AST)  04:31
[MIN 46-33]
 
  04:18
[DEN 35-46]
Lauvergne Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Harris (1 AST) 
Wiggins Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Towns (1 AST)  03:56
[MIN 48-35]
 
Rubio Foul: Personal (2 PF) (M Ayotte)  03:51  
  03:37 Harris Layup Shot: Missed 
Towns Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:37  
Wiggins Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Rubio (5 AST)  03:26
[MIN 50-35]
 
  03:24 Team Timeout : Short 
  03:05
[DEN 37-50]
Lauvergne Reverse Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Wiggins Layup Shot: Missed Block: Faried (1 BLK)  02:48  
  02:46 Mudiay Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:42
[DEN 39-50]
Mudiay Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  02:28 Lauvergne Foul: Personal (2 PF) (J VanDuyne) 
Wiggins Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  02:22
[MIN 52-39]
 
  02:08 Faried Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (M Ayotte) 
  02:08 Faried Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Towns Layup Shot: Missed  01:52  
  01:52 Lauvergne Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:43 Mudiay 3pt Shot: Missed 
Prince Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  01:41  
  01:30 Mudiay Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte) 
Wiggins Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  01:30
[MIN 53-39]
 
Towns Substitution replaced by Dieng  01:30  
  01:30 Lauvergne Substitution replaced by Jokic 
Wiggins Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  01:30
[MIN 54-39]
 
Dieng Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  01:20  
  01:20
[DEN 40-54]
Jokic Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Wiggins Substitution replaced by Muhammad  01:20  
  01:20
[DEN 41-54]
Jokic Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  01:09 Harris Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne) 
Martin Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS)  01:09
[MIN 55-41]
 
  01:09 Faried Substitution replaced by Barton 
Martin Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS)  01:09
[MIN 56-41]
 
  00:58.8 Mudiay Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
  00:58.8 Mudiay Substitution replaced by Nelson 
Martin 3pt Shot: Missed  00:46.9  
  00:45.9 Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:31.9 Jokic Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:30.8 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  00:27.8 Jokic Layup Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:26.9  
Team Timeout : Short  00:17.5  
Muhammad Substitution replaced by LaVine  00:17.5  
LaVine Driving Layup Shot: Missed  00:04.9  
  00:03.8 Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  00:01.3 Gallinari 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-13) Denver Nuggets (9-15)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Towns Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  11:47  
  11:25 Lauvergne 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  11:25  
Wiggins Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Rubio (6 AST)  11:14
[MIN 58-41]
 
  10:51
[DEN 43-58]
Lauvergne Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Nelson (2 AST) 
Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed  10:30  
  10:29 Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  10:20
[DEN 45-58]
Harris Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
  10:11 Harris Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne) 
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  10:11  
Team Rebound  10:11  
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  10:11
[MIN 59-45]
 
  10:02 Nelson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Towns Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  10:00  
Rubio Jump Shot: Missed  09:52  
  09:51 Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  09:44 Lauvergne Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:43 Faried Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
Garnett Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne)  09:42  
  09:42 Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  09:42 Team Rebound 
  09:42 Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Towns Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  09:41  
Martin Jump Shot: Missed  09:17  
  09:16 Nelson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:07 Gallinari Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Wiggins (1 BLK) 
Team Rebound  09:07  
Wiggins Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  08:50
[MIN 61-45]
 
  08:45 Nelson Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Towns (1 ST) 
Martin Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS)  08:39
[MIN 63-45]
 
  08:21 Harris Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Towns (1 BLK) 
Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  08:19  
Wiggins Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  08:16  
  08:16 Lauvergne Substitution replaced by Jokic 
  07:58 Harris Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:57 Faried Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  07:48 Harris Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO) 
Wiggins Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Nelson (2 ST)  07:38  
  07:34
[DEN 47-63]
Nelson Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  07:34  
Wiggins Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Gallinari (1 ST)  07:14  
Rubio Foul: Personal (3 PF) (M Ayotte)  07:08  
  06:54 Faried Jump Shot: Missed Block: Towns (2 BLK) 
Team Rebound  06:53  
  06:40 Faried Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte) 
Towns Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  06:40
[MIN 64-47]
 
Garnett Substitution replaced by Bjelica  06:40  
Towns Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  06:40
[MIN 65-47]
 
Bjelica Foul: Personal (3 PF) (Z Zarba)  06:29  
  06:24
[DEN 50-65]
Nelson 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Jokic (2 AST) 
Martin Jump Shot: Missed  06:03  
  06:02 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
Bjelica Foul: Personal (4 PF) (M Ayotte)  05:58  
  05:54
[DEN 53-65]
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Jokic (3 AST) 
Towns Jump Shot: Missed  05:32  
  05:32 Nelson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  05:23
[DEN 56-65]
Nelson 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:23  
Wiggins Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  05:07
[MIN 67-56]
 
  04:49
[DEN 59-67]
Nelson 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Jokic (4 AST) 
Rubio 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Bjelica (2 AST)  04:33
[MIN 70-59]
 
  04:25 Nelson Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO) 
  04:18 Jokic Foul: Personal (3 PF) (J VanDuyne) 
Towns Substitution replaced by Dieng  04:18  
  04:18 Harris Substitution replaced by Barton 
Wiggins Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  04:04
[MIN 72-59]
 
  03:50
[DEN 62-72]
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
  03:32 Gallinari Foul: Personal (1 PF) (J VanDuyne) 
Wiggins Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS)  03:17
[MIN 74-62]
 
  03:04 Jokic Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Bjelica 3pt Shot: Missed  02:50  
  02:48 Jokic Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  02:37
[DEN 64-74]
Jokic Cutting Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Nelson (3 AST) 
Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed  02:14  
  02:13 Faried Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
  01:59
[DEN 67-74]
Jokic 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Nelson (4 AST) 
Martin 3pt Shot: Missed  01:33  
  01:27 Nelson Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  01:21
[DEN 69-74]
Faried Reverse Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Bjelica Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (1 FTA) (Z Zarba)  01:21  
Martin Substitution replaced by LaVine  01:21  
Rubio Substitution replaced by Muhammad  01:21  
Bjelica Substitution replaced by Towns  01:21  
  01:21
[DEN 70-74]
Faried Free Throw 1 of 1 (11 PTS) 
  00:58.7 Nelson Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne) 
Dieng Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  00:58.7
[MIN 75-70]
 
Wiggins Substitution replaced by Prince  00:58.7  
  00:58.7 Faried Substitution replaced by Miller 
Dieng Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  00:58.7
[MIN 76-70]
 
  00:45.8
[DEN 73-76]
Nelson 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
LaVine Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Barton (1 ST)  00:38.8  
  00:33.8 Barton Layup Shot: Missed 
Dieng Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  00:32.8  
LaVine Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  00:11.6
[MIN 78-73]
 
Towns Substitution replaced by Rudez  00:03.1  
End of 3rd Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-13) Denver Nuggets (9-15)
Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Dieng Foul: Personal (3 PF) (Z Zarba)  11:41  
  11:31 Foye 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dieng Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  11:29  
  11:29 Jokic Foul: Loose Ball (4 PF) (M Ayotte) 
Rudez Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed  11:11  
  11:10 Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  11:02
[DEN 76-78]
Harris 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Foye (1 AST) 
LaVine Jump Shot: Missed  10:44  
  10:43 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  10:35 Barton Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Muhammad (1 BLK) 
LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  10:34  
Muhammad Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: LaVine (2 AST)  10:27
[MIN 80-76]
 
  10:03
[DEN 78-80]
Jokic Hook Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Barton (2 AST) 
Dieng Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: LaVine (3 AST)  09:43
[MIN 82-78]
 
  09:23 Harris Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Dieng (2 ST) 
  09:21 Foye Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
LaVine Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  09:21
[MIN 83-78]
 
LaVine Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:21  
  09:20 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  09:07 Foye Jump Shot: Missed 
LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  09:07  
LaVine Floating Jump shot: Made (10 PTS)  08:57
[MIN 85-78]
 
  08:57 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:57 Foye Substitution replaced by Nelson 
  08:38 Jokic Layup Shot: Missed Block: Dieng (3 BLK) 
  08:37 Team Rebound 
  08:31 Jokic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Muhammad Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:31  
LaVine Jump Shot: Missed  08:14  
  08:13 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  08:05
[DEN 81-85]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Missed  07:47  
  07:46 Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:37
[DEN 83-85]
Barton Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Rudez 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: LaVine (4 AST)  07:16
[MIN 88-83]
 
  06:56 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:54 Jokic Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  06:54
[DEN 85-88]
Jokic Putback Dunk Shot: Made (19 PTS) 
  06:26 Jokic Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte) 
Rudez Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  06:26
[MIN 89-85]
 
LaVine Substitution replaced by Rubio  06:26  
Muhammad Substitution replaced by Wiggins  06:26  
Dieng Substitution replaced by Towns  06:26  
  06:26 Jokic Substitution replaced by Faried 
Rudez Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  06:26
[MIN 90-85]
 
  06:10
[DEN 87-90]
Faried Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Nelson (5 AST) 
Rubio Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Barton (2 ST)  05:42  
Rubio Foul: Personal (4 PF) (Z Zarba)  05:35  
  05:35  
  05:35 Miller Substitution replaced by Gallinari 
Rudez Substitution replaced by Martin  05:35  
Towns Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  05:22  
  05:22
[DEN 88-90]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  05:22
[DEN 89-90]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Martin Jump Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Rubio (7 AST)  05:07
[MIN 92-89]
 
  04:44 Faried Jump Shot: Missed Block: Towns (3 BLK) 
Prince Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  04:42  
  04:35 Barton Foul: Personal (1 PF) (M Ayotte) 
Towns Jump Shot: Missed  04:26  
  04:26 Nelson Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  04:04
[DEN 91-92]
Barton Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed  03:40  
Towns Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  03:39  
Towns Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  03:36
[MIN 94-91]
 
Rubio Violation:Kicked Ball (Z Zarba)  03:23  
  03:16
[DEN 93-94]
Nelson Jump Bank Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Prince Layup Shot: Missed  02:51  
Prince Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  02:47  
Prince Layup Shot: Missed  02:47  
  02:45 Faried Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  02:36 Harris Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Towns Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  02:35  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:32  
Prince Substitution replaced by LaVine  02:32  
Martin 3pt Shot: Missed  02:25  
  02:24 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:7) 
  02:06
[DEN 95-94]
Harris Floating Jump shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Nelson (6 AST) 
Rubio Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS)  01:50
[MIN 96-95]
 
  01:37
[DEN 97-96]
Barton Reverse Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (4 AST) 
Rubio Jump Shot: Missed  01:22  
  01:22 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:8) 
Wiggins Foul: Personal (3 PF) (J VanDuyne)  01:06  
Rubio Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte)  00:56.5  
  00:56.5 Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:56.5 Team Rebound 
Rubio Substitution replaced by Dieng  00:56.5  
  00:56.5 Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  00:52.8 Nelson Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  00:52.8 Nelson Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Wiggins (1 ST) 
  00:50.3 Faried Foul: Shooting Block (3 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte) 
Wiggins Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS)  00:50.3
[MIN 97-97]
 
LaVine Substitution replaced by Rubio  00:50.3  
Dieng Substitution replaced by Prince  00:50.3  
Wiggins Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS)  00:50.3
[MIN 98-97]
 
  00:50.3 Team Timeout : Regular 
Towns Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba)  00:42.7  
  00:42.7 Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:42.7 Team Rebound 
Rubio Substitution replaced by Dieng  00:42.7  
  00:42.7
[DEN 98-98]
Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:42.7  
Prince Substitution replaced by LaVine  00:42.7  
Dieng Substitution replaced by Rubio  00:42.7  
  00:35.8 Nelson Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
Wiggins Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:35.8  
Team Rebound  00:35.8  
LaVine Substitution replaced by Prince  00:35.8  
Wiggins Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS)  00:35.8
[MIN 99-98]
 
  00:35.8 Team Timeout : Short 
Rubio Foul: Shooting (6 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne)  00:28.7  
Rubio Substitution replaced by Dieng  00:28.7  
  00:28.7
[DEN 99-99]
Nelson Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS) 
  00:28.7
[DEN 100-99]
Nelson Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:28.7  
Dieng Substitution replaced by LaVine  00:28.7  
  00:23.2 Barton Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
Wiggins Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS)  00:23.2
[MIN 100-100]
 
Wiggins Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:23.2  
  00:21.8 Faried Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  00:21.8 Team Timeout : Short 
Towns Substitution replaced by Dieng  00:21.8  
  00:01.0 Nelson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 4th Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (10-13) Denver Nuggets (9-15)
Start of 1st OvertimeBack to Top
(05:00) Jump Ball Faried vs Towns (Gallinari gains possession)
  04:32 Nelson Jump Shot: Missed 
Wiggins Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:32  
Martin Jump Shot: Missed  04:14  
Martin Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  04:13  
Martin Jump Shot: Missed  04:09  
  04:08 Faried Rebound (Off:3 Def:7) 
  03:46 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
Towns Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  03:45  
Wiggins Dunk Shot: Missed  03:33  
Towns Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  03:32  
Towns Hook Shot: Missed  03:26  
  03:26 Faried Rebound (Off:3 Def:8) 
  03:16
[DEN 102-100]
Barton Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Missed  03:02  
  03:02 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:9) 
  02:50 Barton Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Towns (2 ST) 
  02:47 Nelson Foul: Shooting Block (5 PF) (2 FTA) (Z Zarba) 
  02:47 Team Timeout : Regular 
LaVine Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS)  02:47
[MIN 101-102]
 
LaVine Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  02:47
[MIN 102-102]
 
  02:29
[DEN 104-102]
Gallinari Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Towns Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Faried (1 ST)  02:07  
  01:53 Nelson 3pt Shot: Missed 
LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:52  
Team Timeout : Short  01:47  
Towns Hook Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: LaVine (5 AST)  01:36
[MIN 104-104]
 
  01:25
[DEN 107-104]
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Nelson (7 AST) 
Towns Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Wiggins (1 AST)  01:13
[MIN 106-107]
 
  00:53.9 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Wiggins Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:51.8  
Team Timeout : Short  00:42.7  
Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed  00:36.9  
  00:36.7 Faried Rebound (Off:3 Def:9) 
  00:36.3 Team Timeout : Regular 
Martin Foul: Personal (1 PF) (J VanDuyne)  00:20.2  
  00:20.2 Faried Substitution replaced by Jokic 
  00:06.8
[DEN 109-106]
Gallinari Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Barton (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:06.8  
  00:06.8 Jokic Substitution replaced by Faried 
Towns 3pt Shot: Missed  00:03.9  
  00:02.8 Gallinari Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
Wiggins Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) (J VanDuyne)  00:02.8  
  00:02.8
[DEN 110-106]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS) 
  00:02.8
[DEN 111-106]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS) 
Martin Driving Layup Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Prince (2 AST)  00:00.0
[MIN 108-111]
 
End of 1st Overtime
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29
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4th Northwest
33
49
3-7
18-23
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