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New York Knicks at Minnesota Timberwolves Play-By-Play, December 30, 2000

New York Knicks
88

19-12 (Won 4)
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Minnesota Timberwolves
79

17-14 (Lost 1)
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6:30 PM, December 30, 2000
Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Play-by-play stats are unofficial. Minor differences with official season totals may exist.

Ties & Lead Changes
Ties8
Lead changes6
Game tied4:29.0
New York led42:12.0
Minnesota led1:19.0
Most Consecutive Points
New York8
Minnesota8
Longest Scoring Drought
New York2:36.0
Minnesota4:00.0
Scoring Leaders
1stA. Houston9
2ndK. Thomas6
3rdL. Sprewell12
4th2 tied8
Tot2 tied27
Rebounding Leaders
1st2 tied4
2ndK. Thomas4
3rdL. Johnson6
4thL. Ellis7
Tot2 tied14
Assist Leaders
1st2 tied3
2nd4 tied2
3rd2 tied3
4th2 tied2
TotT. Brandon10

Play-By-Play

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1st Quarter
Time New York Score Minnesota
12:00.0 Start of 1st quarter
12:00.0 Jump ball: K. Garnett vs. K. Thomas (L. Sprewell gains possession)
11:43.0 K. Thomas makes 2-pt shot from 16 ft (assist by G. Rice)+22-0  
11:24.0   2-0 D. Garrett misses 2-pt shot from 11 ft
11:23.0 Defensive rebound by G. Rice 2-0  
11:09.0 L. Johnson misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft 2-0  
11:07.0   2-0 Defensive rebound by C. Billups
11:03.0   2-2+2K. Garnett makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by C. Billups)
10:38.0 A. Houston misses 3-pt shot from 23 ft 2-2  
10:35.0 Offensive rebound by L. Johnson 2-2  
10:33.0 G. Rice misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft 2-2  
10:32.0 Offensive rebound by L. Johnson 2-2  
10:18.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft 2-2  
10:17.0 Offensive rebound by L. Sprewell 2-2  
10:09.0 A. Houston makes 2-pt shot from 20 ft+24-2  
10:01.0   4-2 Minnesota 20 second timeout
9:51.0   4-4+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot from 6 ft
9:41.0 Turnover by K. Thomas (bad pass; steal by W. Szczerbiak) 4-4  
9:24.0   4-4 K. Garnett misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
9:23.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 4-4  
9:03.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft 4-4  
9:01.0   4-4 Defensive rebound by D. Garrett
8:51.0   4-6+2K. Garnett makes 2-pt shot from 11 ft (assist by T. Brandon)
8:32.0 A. Houston makes 2-pt shot from 14 ft (assist by L. Sprewell)+26-6  
8:19.0   6-6 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft
8:18.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 6-6  
8:11.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft+28-6  
8:11.0 Shooting foul by C. Billups 8-6  
8:11.0 L. Sprewell misses free throw 1 of 1 8-6  
8:08.0   8-6 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
7:58.0   8-6 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft
7:57.0   8-6 Offensive rebound by T. Brandon
7:55.0   8-8+2T. Brandon makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft
7:41.0 A. Houston makes 3-pt shot from 24 ft (assist by L. Sprewell)+311-8  
7:15.0   11-11+3C. Billups makes 3-pt shot from 24 ft (assist by K. Garnett)
6:57.0 L. Johnson makes 2-pt shot from 5 ft (assist by A. Houston)+213-11  
6:47.0   13-11 Turnover by K. Garnett (lost ball; steal by L. Sprewell)
6:40.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 8 ft 13-11  
6:39.0   13-11 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
6:32.0   13-11 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft
6:30.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 13-11  
6:10.0 Turnover by K. Thomas (off goaltending) 13-11  
5:58.0   13-13+2K. Garnett makes 2-pt shot from 22 ft (assist by T. Brandon)
5:30.0 Turnover by L. Sprewell (lost ball; steal by C. Billups) 13-13  
5:27.0   13-15+2C. Billups makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by W. Szczerbiak)
5:03.0 A. Houston makes 2-pt shot from 16 ft (assist by L. Sprewell)+215-15  
4:50.0   15-15 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 14 ft
4:48.0 Defensive rebound by L. Sprewell 15-15  
4:34.0 K. Thomas makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft (assist by L. Johnson)+217-15  
4:14.0   17-17+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot at rim
3:55.0 L. Johnson misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft 17-17  
3:53.0   17-17 Defensive rebound by T. Brandon
3:49.0   17-19+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by T. Brandon)
3:26.0 Personal foul by C. Billups 17-19  
3:26.0 New York full timeout 17-19  
3:26.0   17-19 A. Peeler enters the game for C. Billups
3:26.0 E. Strickland enters the game for G. Rice 17-19  
3:26.0   17-19 R. Nesterovic enters the game for D. Garrett
3:26.0 C. Childs enters the game for A. Houston 17-19  
3:13.0 C. Childs makes 3-pt shot from 25 ft (assist by E. Strickland)+320-19  
2:59.0   20-19 K. Garnett misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft
2:58.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 20-19  
2:48.0 Personal foul by W. Szczerbiak 20-19  
2:48.0 New York full timeout 20-19  
2:34.0 Turnover by Team (shot clock) 20-19  
2:34.0   20-19 A. Peeler misses 2-pt shot from 27 ft
2:34.0   20-19 Offensive rebound by Team
2:09.0   20-19 Turnover by Team (shot clock)
1:51.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft 20-19  
1:49.0   20-19 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
1:40.0   20-19 A. Peeler misses 2-pt shot from 9 ft
1:39.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 20-19  
1:35.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 15 ft (assist by C. Childs)+222-19  
1:17.0   22-19 Personal foul by L. Johnson
1:17.0   22-19 W. Avery enters the game for T. Brandon
1:17.0 L. Longley enters the game for K. Thomas 22-19  
1:10.0   22-19 A. Peeler misses 3-pt shot from 23 ft
1:08.0   22-19 Offensive rebound by Team
1:02.0   22-19 Personal foul by C. Childs
1:02.0   22-20+1W. Avery makes free throw 1 of 2
1:02.0   22-21+1W. Avery makes free throw 2 of 2
0:46.9 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 16 ft+224-21  
0:29.9   24-21 K. Garnett misses 2-pt shot from 8 ft
0:27.7 Defensive rebound by L. Longley 24-21  
0:06.9 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft 24-21  
0:03.9   24-21 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
0:00.6   24-21 K. Garnett misses 3-pt shot from 49 ft
0:00.0   24-21 Offensive rebound by Team
0:00.0 End of 1st quarter
2nd Quarter (Back to Top)
Time New York Score Minnesota
12:00.0 Start of 2nd quarter
11:35.0   24-21 Turnover by R. Nesterovic (traveling)
11:13.0 L. Johnson makes 2-pt shot from 16 ft (assist by C. Childs)+226-21  
11:00.0   26-21 L. Ellis misses 2-pt shot from 6 ft
10:58.0 Defensive rebound by E. Strickland 26-21  
10:53.0 E. Strickland misses 2-pt shot at rim 26-21  
10:51.0   26-21 Defensive rebound by L. Ellis
10:46.0   26-21 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 10 ft
10:43.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 26-21  
10:31.0 Shooting foul by L. Ellis 26-21  
10:31.0 L. Johnson makes free throw 1 of 2+127-21  
10:31.0   27-21 S. Jacobson enters the game for W. Szczerbiak
10:31.0 L. Johnson makes free throw 2 of 2+128-21  
10:18.0 K. Thomas enters the game for L. Johnson 28-21  
10:06.0   28-21 W. Avery misses 3-pt shot from 28 ft
10:04.0 Defensive rebound by L. Sprewell 28-21  
9:52.0 Turnover by C. Childs (bad pass) 28-21  
9:40.0   28-21 A. Peeler misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft
9:38.0 Defensive rebound by C. Childs 28-21  
9:35.0 C. Childs makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft+230-21  
9:26.0   30-21 Minnesota full timeout
9:26.0   30-21 K. Garnett enters the game for R. Nesterovic
9:26.0   30-21 T. Brandon enters the game for W. Avery
9:23.0   30-21 Personal foul by K. Thomas
9:20.0   30-23+2T. Brandon makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by S. Jacobson)
9:04.0 Turnover by C. Childs (bad pass; steal by T. Brandon) 30-23  
8:59.0   30-23 Personal foul by L. Longley
8:59.0   30-23 C. Billups enters the game for S. Jacobson
8:59.0 A. Houston enters the game for L. Sprewell 30-23  
8:47.0   30-23 C. Billups misses 3-pt shot from 25 ft
8:45.0 Defensive rebound by L. Longley 30-23  
8:33.0 A. Houston misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft 30-23  
8:31.0   30-23 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
8:25.0   30-25+2L. Ellis makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft (assist by T. Brandon)
8:08.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot at rim (block by L. Ellis) 30-25  
8:06.0   30-25 Defensive rebound by L. Ellis
7:47.0   30-25 L. Ellis misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft
7:45.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 30-25  
7:34.0 K. Thomas makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by A. Houston)+232-25  
7:18.0   32-25 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
7:17.0 Defensive rebound by L. Longley 32-25  
7:01.0 L. Longley makes 2-pt shot from 8 ft (assist by E. Strickland)+234-25  
6:45.0   34-27+2L. Ellis makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft (assist by T. Brandon)
6:31.0 Personal foul by C. Billups 34-27  
6:31.0   34-27 W. Szczerbiak enters the game for C. Billups
6:17.0 Turnover by Team (shot clock) 34-27  
6:17.0   34-27 Minnesota full timeout
6:00.0   34-27 A. Peeler misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
5:59.0 Defensive rebound by A. Houston 34-27  
5:40.0 K. Thomas makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by C. Childs)+236-27  
5:27.0   36-29+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft (assist by K. Garnett)
5:10.0 A. Houston makes 2-pt shot from 15 ft+238-29  
4:57.0   38-29 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot at rim
4:55.0 Defensive rebound by L. Longley 38-29  
4:49.0 Turnover by C. Childs (lost ball; steal by K. Garnett) 38-29  
4:46.0   38-29 Shooting foul by L. Longley
4:46.0 L. Sprewell enters the game for E. Strickland 38-29  
4:46.0 L. Johnson enters the game for L. Longley 38-29  
4:46.0   38-30+1T. Brandon makes free throw 1 of 2
4:46.0   38-31+1T. Brandon makes free throw 2 of 2
4:27.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 13 ft 38-31  
4:25.0 Offensive rebound by K. Thomas 38-31  
4:23.0 Turnover by K. Thomas (lost ball; steal by T. Brandon) 38-31  
4:19.0   38-31 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 11 ft
4:18.0 Defensive rebound by Team 38-31  
3:59.0 A. Houston misses 3-pt shot from 25 ft 38-31  
3:58.0 Offensive rebound by C. Childs 38-31  
3:50.0 C. Childs misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft 38-31  
3:48.0   38-31 Defensive rebound by A. Peeler
3:43.0   38-31 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot at rim
3:42.0   38-33+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot at rim
3:42.0   38-33 Offensive rebound by W. Szczerbiak
3:42.0   38-33 Shooting foul by L. Johnson
3:42.0   38-34+1W. Szczerbiak makes free throw 1 of 1
3:21.0 K. Thomas makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by L. Johnson)+240-34  
2:58.0   40-34 A. Peeler misses 2-pt shot from 22 ft
2:56.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 40-34  
2:49.0 A. Houston misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft 40-34  
2:48.0 Offensive rebound by K. Thomas 40-34  
2:45.0 New York full timeout 40-34  
2:45.0   40-34 D. Garrett enters the game for L. Ellis
2:30.0 Shooting foul by K. Garnett 40-34  
2:30.0 C. Childs makes free throw 1 of 2+141-34  
2:30.0 C. Childs misses free throw 2 of 2 41-34  
2:28.0   41-34 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
2:08.0   41-34 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft
2:06.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 41-34  
1:46.0 L. Sprewell makes 3-pt shot from 25 ft+344-34  
1:29.0   44-36+2K. Garnett makes 2-pt shot from 16 ft (assist by A. Peeler)
1:10.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft (assist by L. Johnson)+246-36  
0:57.9   46-38+2D. Garrett makes 2-pt shot from 8 ft (assist by A. Peeler)
0:50.6 New York 20 second timeout 46-38  
0:50.6 T. Knight enters the game for L. Johnson 46-38  
0:41.9 Personal foul by A. Peeler 46-38  
0:34.9 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft 46-38  
0:31.9   46-38 Defensive rebound by D. Garrett
0:14.9   46-38 K. Garnett misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft
0:12.9 Defensive rebound by L. Sprewell 46-38  
0:01.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft 46-38  
0:00.0   46-38 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
0:00.0 End of 2nd quarter
3rd Quarter (Back to Top)
Time New York Score Minnesota
12:00.0 Start of 3rd quarter
11:46.0   46-38 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 5 ft (block by L. Sprewell)
11:44.0   46-38 Offensive rebound by W. Szczerbiak
11:43.0   46-38 Personal foul by L. Johnson
11:35.0   46-40+2K. Garnett makes 2-pt shot from 19 ft (assist by T. Brandon)
11:15.0 L. Johnson misses 2-pt shot at rim (block by K. Garnett) 46-40  
11:13.0   46-40 Defensive rebound by D. Garrett
11:09.0   46-42+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by T. Brandon)
11:09.0   46-42 Shooting foul by A. Houston
11:09.0   46-43+1W. Szczerbiak makes free throw 1 of 1
10:53.0 Turnover by A. Houston (bad pass; steal by T. Brandon) 46-43  
10:49.0   46-43 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot at rim
10:45.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 46-43  
10:41.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft 46-43  
10:39.0 Offensive rebound by K. Thomas 46-43  
10:38.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot at rim (block by D. Garrett) 46-43  
10:36.0 Offensive rebound by K. Thomas 46-43  
10:34.0 K. Thomas makes 2-pt shot at rim+248-43  
10:23.0   48-43 Personal foul by C. Childs
10:16.0   48-43 C. Billups misses 2-pt shot at rim
10:15.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 48-43  
9:55.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 9 ft 48-43  
9:52.0   48-43 Defensive rebound by W. Szczerbiak
9:48.0   48-45+2K. Garnett makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by C. Billups)
9:30.0 Personal foul by C. Billups 48-45  
9:30.0   48-45 A. Peeler enters the game for C. Billups
9:21.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot from 11 ft 48-45  
9:18.0   48-45 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
9:04.0   48-47+2T. Brandon makes 2-pt shot from 8 ft (assist by A. Peeler)
8:49.0 Personal foul by K. Garnett 48-47  
8:46.0 A. Houston makes 3-pt shot from 24 ft (assist by C. Childs)+351-47  
8:29.0   51-49+2K. Garnett makes 2-pt shot from 6 ft (assist by D. Garrett)
8:15.0 A. Houston misses 2-pt shot from 14 ft 51-49  
8:12.0   51-49 Defensive rebound by T. Brandon
7:58.0   51-49 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 22 ft
7:54.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 51-49  
7:35.0 A. Houston makes 3-pt shot from 23 ft (assist by C. Childs)+354-49  
7:16.0   54-49 Personal foul by C. Childs
7:16.0   54-49 S. Mitchell enters the game for W. Szczerbiak
7:06.0   54-51+2T. Brandon makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft
6:50.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 8 ft (assist by K. Thomas)+256-51  
6:33.0   56-53+2D. Garrett makes 2-pt shot from 12 ft (assist by K. Garnett)
6:22.0 Personal foul by A. Peeler 56-53  
6:09.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 11 ft 56-53  
6:07.0   56-53 Defensive rebound by T. Brandon
5:48.0   56-53 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft
5:46.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 56-53  
5:39.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 6 ft 56-53  
5:37.0   56-53 Defensive rebound by D. Garrett
5:23.0   56-55+2T. Brandon makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by S. Mitchell)
5:19.0 New York full timeout 56-55  
5:19.0 L. Longley enters the game for K. Thomas 56-55  
5:10.0 Turnover by C. Childs (lost ball; steal by T. Brandon) 56-55  
5:04.0   56-55 A. Peeler misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft
5:01.0 Defensive rebound by L. Longley 56-55  
4:48.0 A. Houston makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft (assist by C. Childs)+258-55  
4:29.0   58-57+2A. Peeler makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft (assist by T. Brandon)
4:12.0 Personal foul by S. Mitchell 58-57  
4:07.0 L. Longley misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft 58-57  
4:06.0 Offensive rebound by L. Johnson 58-57  
4:04.0 L. Johnson misses 2-pt shot at rim 58-57  
4:00.0 Offensive rebound by L. Johnson 58-57  
3:57.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 14 ft (assist by L. Johnson)+260-57  
3:33.0   60-57 S. Mitchell misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft
3:31.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 60-57  
3:25.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 18 ft+262-57  
3:07.0   62-59+2A. Peeler makes 2-pt shot from 19 ft
2:43.0 Turnover by L. Johnson (bad pass; steal by S. Mitchell) 62-59  
2:36.0   62-59 Turnover by A. Peeler (lost ball; steal by A. Houston)
2:31.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 13 ft+264-59  
2:07.0   64-59 S. Mitchell misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft
2:05.0 Defensive rebound by C. Childs 64-59  
2:01.0 Shooting foul by A. Peeler 64-59  
2:01.0 New York full timeout 64-59  
2:01.0 E. Strickland enters the game for A. Houston 64-59  
2:01.0   64-59 R. Nesterovic enters the game for D. Garrett
2:01.0   64-59 W. Avery enters the game for T. Brandon
2:01.0 L. Sprewell makes free throw 1 of 2+165-59  
2:01.0 L. Sprewell makes free throw 2 of 2+166-59  
2:01.0   66-59 W. Szczerbiak enters the game for S. Mitchell
1:48.0   66-59 Turnover by R. Nesterovic (bad pass; steal by L. Johnson)
1:36.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot at rim 66-59  
1:34.0   66-59 Defensive rebound by R. Nesterovic
1:23.0   66-59 A. Peeler misses 2-pt shot from 7 ft (block by L. Longley)
1:20.0 Defensive rebound by L. Sprewell 66-59  
1:14.0 C. Childs misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft 66-59  
1:13.0 Offensive rebound by L. Longley 66-59  
1:13.0 Shooting foul by R. Nesterovic 66-59  
1:13.0 L. Longley makes free throw 1 of 2+167-59  
1:13.0 A. Houston enters the game for C. Childs 67-59  
1:13.0 L. Longley makes free throw 2 of 2+168-59  
0:57.9   68-59 A. Peeler misses 3-pt shot from 25 ft
0:55.6 Defensive rebound by A. Houston 68-59  
0:35.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 13 ft (assist by E. Strickland)+270-59  
0:24.9   70-59 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft
0:20.4   70-59 Offensive rebound by K. Garnett
0:18.9   70-62+3W. Avery makes 3-pt shot from 23 ft (assist by A. Peeler)
0:02.0 A. Houston misses 2-pt shot from 14 ft 70-62  
0:01.0 Offensive rebound by L. Sprewell 70-62  
0:00.0 End of 3rd quarter
4th Quarter (Back to Top)
Time New York Score Minnesota
12:00.0 Start of 4th quarter
11:42.0 E. Strickland misses 2-pt shot from 9 ft 70-62  
11:40.0   70-62 Defensive rebound by L. Ellis
11:35.0   70-62 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot at rim
11:33.0 Defensive rebound by E. Strickland 70-62  
11:26.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot from 8 ft 70-62  
11:25.0 L. Longley misses 2-pt shot at rim 70-62  
11:25.0 Offensive rebound by L. Longley 70-62  
11:21.0   70-62 Defensive rebound by R. Nesterovic
11:11.0   70-62 Turnover by L. Ellis (bad pass; steal by L. Sprewell)
11:07.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot at rim 70-62  
11:04.0 Offensive rebound by L. Johnson 70-62  
10:51.0 A. Houston makes 2-pt shot from 15 ft+272-62  
10:26.0   72-62 L. Ellis misses 2-pt shot from 14 ft (block by L. Johnson)
10:24.0   72-62 Offensive rebound by Team
10:24.0 C. Childs enters the game for L. Johnson 72-62  
10:24.0 K. Thomas enters the game for L. Sprewell 72-62  
10:24.0   72-62 T. Brandon enters the game for A. Peeler
10:22.0   72-62 Turnover by W. Szczerbiak (bad pass; steal by E. Strickland)
10:19.0 Turnover by A. Houston (bad pass; steal by T. Brandon) 72-62  
10:12.0   72-62 W. Avery misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft
10:10.0 Defensive rebound by L. Longley 72-62  
9:55.0 E. Strickland misses 2-pt shot from 10 ft 72-62  
9:54.0 Offensive rebound by L. Longley 72-62  
9:51.0 Shooting foul by W. Szczerbiak 72-62  
9:51.0 A. Houston makes free throw 1 of 2+173-62  
9:51.0 A. Houston makes free throw 2 of 2+174-62  
9:44.0   74-62 Personal foul by A. Houston
9:32.0   74-62 R. Nesterovic misses 2-pt shot from 5 ft
9:30.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 74-62  
9:16.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 6 ft 74-62  
9:15.0   74-62 Defensive rebound by R. Nesterovic
9:10.0   74-62 Offensive foul by L. Ellis
9:10.0   74-62 Turnover by L. Ellis (foul)
8:59.0 A. Houston misses 2-pt shot from 15 ft 74-62  
8:57.0   74-62 Defensive rebound by L. Ellis
8:54.0   74-64+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by T. Brandon)
8:54.0   74-64 Shooting foul by C. Childs
8:54.0   74-64 Official timeout
8:54.0   74-64 K. Garnett enters the game for R. Nesterovic
8:54.0   74-65+1W. Szczerbiak makes free throw 1 of 1
8:34.0 A. Houston misses 2-pt shot from 17 ft 74-65  
8:32.0   74-65 Defensive rebound by W. Szczerbiak
8:17.0   74-65 Personal foul by K. Thomas
8:17.0 L. Sprewell enters the game for E. Strickland 74-65  
8:17.0 L. Johnson enters the game for L. Longley 74-65  
8:08.0   74-65 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 9 ft
8:07.0 Defensive rebound by Team 74-65  
8:07.0 Loose ball foul by W. Szczerbiak 74-65  
7:56.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot at rim+276-65  
7:39.0   76-65 K. Garnett misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft
7:39.0 Defensive rebound by Team 76-65  
7:39.0 Loose ball foul by T. Brandon 76-65  
7:25.0 Shooting foul by W. Avery 76-65  
7:25.0 A. Houston makes free throw 1 of 2+177-65  
7:25.0 A. Houston makes free throw 2 of 2+178-65  
7:03.0   78-65 T. Brandon misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
7:00.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 78-65  
6:42.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft 78-65  
6:40.0   78-65 Defensive rebound by L. Ellis
6:20.0   78-65 W. Avery misses 2-pt shot from 15 ft
6:19.0   78-65 Offensive rebound by Team
6:19.0   78-65 Loose ball foul by L. Johnson
6:19.0 E. Strickland enters the game for A. Houston 78-65  
6:19.0   78-65 A. Peeler enters the game for W. Avery
6:06.0   78-65 A. Peeler misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft
6:04.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 78-65  
5:49.0 L. Johnson makes 2-pt shot from 17 ft (assist by E. Strickland)+280-65  
5:47.0   80-65 Minnesota full timeout
5:32.0   80-65 K. Garnett misses 2-pt shot from 9 ft
5:31.0 Defensive rebound by L. Johnson 80-65  
5:08.0 L. Johnson misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft 80-65  
5:06.0   80-65 Defensive rebound by T. Brandon
4:54.0   80-65 Shooting foul by K. Thomas
4:54.0   80-66+1L. Ellis makes free throw 1 of 2
4:54.0   80-67+1L. Ellis makes free throw 2 of 2
4:38.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot from 19 ft 80-67  
4:36.0   80-67 Defensive rebound by L. Ellis
4:29.0   80-67 Shooting foul by L. Sprewell
4:29.0 A. Houston enters the game for E. Strickland 80-67  
4:29.0   80-68+1T. Brandon makes free throw 1 of 2
4:29.0   80-68 T. Brandon misses free throw 2 of 2
4:28.0 Defensive rebound by C. Childs 80-68  
4:11.0 A. Houston misses 2-pt shot at rim (block by K. Garnett) 80-68  
4:09.0   80-68 Defensive rebound by K. Garnett
4:01.0   80-68 A. Peeler misses 3-pt shot from 24 ft
3:59.0 Defensive rebound by K. Thomas 80-68  
3:39.0 L. Sprewell makes 2-pt shot from 19 ft (assist by C. Childs)+282-68  
3:27.0   82-70+2K. Garnett makes 2-pt shot from 19 ft (assist by T. Brandon)
3:01.0 K. Thomas misses 2-pt shot from 14 ft 82-70  
2:59.0   82-70 Defensive rebound by Team
2:59.0   82-70 Minnesota full timeout
2:41.0   82-70 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 18 ft
2:39.0   82-72+2L. Ellis makes 2-pt shot at rim
2:39.0   82-72 Offensive rebound by L. Ellis
2:16.0 L. Sprewell misses 2-pt shot at rim 82-72  
2:14.0   82-72 Defensive rebound by W. Szczerbiak
2:01.0   82-74+2A. Peeler makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by W. Szczerbiak)
1:40.0 C. Childs misses 2-pt shot from 16 ft 82-74  
1:38.0   82-74 Defensive rebound by L. Ellis
1:28.0   82-76+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot from 8 ft
1:28.0 New York full timeout 82-76  
1:19.0 Personal foul by A. Peeler 82-76  
1:19.0 C. Childs makes free throw 1 of 2+183-76  
1:19.0 C. Childs makes free throw 2 of 2+184-76  
1:10.0   84-78+2W. Szczerbiak makes 2-pt shot at rim (assist by K. Garnett)
1:10.0   84-78 Shooting foul by K. Thomas
1:10.0   84-79+1W. Szczerbiak makes free throw 1 of 1
0:50.0 A. Houston makes 2-pt shot from 22 ft (assist by C. Childs)+286-79  
0:38.9   86-79 K. Garnett misses 3-pt shot from 23 ft
0:36.9 Defensive rebound by L. Sprewell 86-79  
0:29.3 Personal foul by T. Brandon 86-79  
0:29.3 C. Childs makes free throw 1 of 2+187-79  
0:29.3 C. Childs makes free throw 2 of 2+188-79  
0:29.3   88-79 Minnesota 20 second timeout
0:25.9   88-79 W. Szczerbiak misses 2-pt shot from 11 ft (block by L. Sprewell)
0:24.9 Defensive rebound by L. Sprewell 88-79  
0:04.2 Personal foul by W. Szczerbiak 88-79  
0:04.2 L. Sprewell misses free throw 1 of 2 88-79  
0:04.2 Offensive rebound by Team 88-79  
0:04.2 L. Sprewell misses free throw 2 of 2 88-79  
0:00.7   88-79 Defensive rebound by L. Ellis
0:00.4   88-79 W. Szczerbiak misses 3-pt shot from 73 ft
0:00.0   88-79 Offensive rebound by Team
0:00.0 End of 4th quarter