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Summer League: Cavaliers 78, Timberwolves 65


Posted Thursday July 19, 2012 10:03PM

Coby Karl and Derrick Williams combined for 41 points as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 78-65 on Thursday evening in Cox Pavilion on the campus of University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Williams led all scorers with 23 while Karl chipped in18 off the bench. Cleveland was led by Tristan Thompson with 16 while Samardo Samuels added 14 off the bench.

The Timberwolves connected on 8-11 from the field (72.7 percent) in the first quarter and earned a 26-19 advantage over the Cavaliers. Mike Harris, Kammron Taylor and Karl each scored six points in the quarter for Minnesota while Thompson scored 10 points for Cleveland.

At the end of the first half of play, it was Minnesota who held the 49-33 lead. The Timberwolves built their lead to as many as 19 in the quarter behind the hot-hand of Karl who connected on 3-3 from three-point range scoring the team's first nine points in the period. The Cavaliers, who shot 43 percent in the first quarter continued to struggle in the second period connecting on just 5-17 (29 percent).

At the end of three, Minnesota held a 20 point advantage over Cleveland (61-41). Both teams struggled in the period, the Timberwolves scoring just 12 points while holding the Cavaliers to eight.

Cleveland staged a comeback in the fourth quarter outscoring Minnesota 16-4 in the first three minutes of the quarter. The Cavaliers cut the lead to six with three minutes left in the game however the hole was too deep to overcome. Samuels sparked the comeback for the Cavaliers scoring 10 points in the quarter.

The Timberwovles (2-1) will take Friday off before returning to the hardwood on Saturday, July 21 as they take on the NBA D-League Select Team at 5:00 p.m. The Cavaliers (2-2) will conclude their five-game summer league schedule on Friday, July 20 at 1:00 p.m. as they host the New York Knicks.

Cavaliers
Timberwolves
   
    • 37.5%

    • 51.9%

    • 25.0%

    • 40.0%

    • 82.4%

    • 59.3%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CLEMIN
Total Rebounds3429
Offensive Rebounds116
Turnovers1815
Fast Break Pts:26
Biggest Lead:220
Points in the Paint:2620
CLEMIN
pThompson   16Williams   23
rbZeller   7Williams   5
aCampbell   32 players   3
sHoliday   3Dowdell   4
b2 players   1
Cleveland Cavaliers (2-2)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
D. KennedyG-F15:220-60-00-0-40442401000
T. ThompsonF-C20:007-100-02-4-1114503020116
T. ZellerF-C19:241-70-00-0-55271201002
G. TempleG18:412-60-33-3-130001322007
D. SloanG22:231-60-02-2-121232402004
R. Jones 06:300-30-20-0-80000001000
J. Holiday 26:282-51-33-4-10001230008
T. Campbell 20:361-30-00-0-80113103002
M. Eric 10:360-10-00-0-151120302000
S. Samuels 20:006-100-12-2-223504120014
M. Pressey 10:002-51-20-0+70110001015
L. Harangody 10:002-21-12-2+71560201007
K. AzubuikeDNP - Coach's Decision
O. CasspiDNP - Coach's Decision
D. GibsonDNP - Coach's Decision
K. IrvingDNP - Coach's Decision
D. WaitersDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 20024-643-1214-17 11233410286180265
 37.5%25.0%82.4% team rebs: 8total to: 18
Minnesota Timberwolves (2-1)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
M. HarrisF26:033-50-02-2+50330601108
D. WilliamsF28:216-140-411-16+405513240023
P. PrestesC18:010-00-00-0+120002203000
Z. DowdellG23:570-40-33-4+130442042003
K. TaylorG18:156-90-00-0+912320100012
L. Eliyahu 10:423-70-00-3+42021001006
C. Karl 22:026-76-70-0+704425001018
C. Fisher 15:493-40-00-0+11013301006
L. Sikma 13:350-00-00-2+110223221000
R. Hummel 14:371-40-10-0-12021201002
W. Buford 05:040-00-00-0+10111101000
T. Easley 03:340-00-00-0-10220100000
J. ChangDNP - Coach's Decision
P. DiaDNP - Coach's Decision
G. JohnsonDNP - Coach's Decision
W. JohnsonDNP - Coach's Decision
S. LandesbergDNP - Coach's Decision
M. LeeDNP - Coach's Decision
L. MackDNP - Coach's Decision
L. NevillDNP - Coach's Decision
G. StutzDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 20028-546-1516-27 6232918259152078
 51.9%40.0%59.3% team rebs: 9total to: 15

inactive

  • Cavaliers: --
  • Timberwolves: --

technical fouls

  • Cavaliers: --
  • Timberwolves: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 1
  • Times Tied: 1

arena stats

  • Arena: Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, NV
  • Officials: #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #67 Matt Myers, #32 Jurgis Laurinavicius, #40 Neil Wilkinson
  • Attendance: -
  • Duration: 1:46
broadcast information
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
CLE
--
3
2
3-2
1-0
2-2
MIN
--
4
1
4-1
4-0
0-1
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
CLE
Waiters 12.3
Zeller 7.2
Waiters 3.0
Zeller 1.0
Holiday 1.4
MIN
Johnson 20.5
Harris 6.6
Karl 3.8
Johnson 1.5
Dowdell 2.0

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