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2008-09 Minnesota Timberwolves Schedule and Results

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Record: 24-58, Finished 4th in NBA Northwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Randy Wittman (4-15), Kevin McHale (20-43)

PTS/G: 97.8 (21st of 30) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 102.7 (22nd of 30)
SRS: -4.74 (25th of 30) ▪ Pace: 91.6 (15th of 30)
Off Rtg: 106.1 (24th of 30) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.4 (25th of 30)
Expected W-L: 27-55 (25th of 30)

Arena: Target Center ▪ Attendance: 595,013 (27th of 30)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 29, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Sacramento Kings W 98 96 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 85 95 1 1 L 1
3 Sun, Nov 2, 2008 6:00p EST Box Score @ Oklahoma City Thunder L 85 88 1 2 L 2
4 Wed, Nov 5, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 2OT 125 129 1 3 L 3
5 Fri, Nov 7, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 109 121 1 4 L 4
6 Sat, Nov 8, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 93 97 1 5 L 5
7 Tue, Nov 11, 2008 7:30p EST Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L OT 110 113 1 6 L 6
8 Sat, Nov 15, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 83 88 1 7 L 7
9 Sun, Nov 16, 2008 6:00p EST Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 84 90 1 8 L 8
10 Wed, Nov 19, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 102 96 2 8 W 1
11 Fri, Nov 21, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Boston Celtics L 78 95 2 9 L 1
12 Sun, Nov 23, 2008 6:00p EST Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 106 80 3 9 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 26, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Phoenix Suns L 102 110 3 10 L 1
14 Fri, Nov 28, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score @ Oklahoma City Thunder W 105 103 4 10 W 1
15 Sat, Nov 29, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Denver Nuggets L 97 106 4 11 L 1
16 Mon, Dec 1, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score @ Charlotte Bobcats L 90 100 4 12 L 2
17 Wed, Dec 3, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 89 100 4 13 L 3
18 Fri, Dec 5, 2008 7:30p EST Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 84 113 4 14 L 4
19 Sat, Dec 6, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Los Angeles Clippers L 84 107 4 15 L 5
20 Tue, Dec 9, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Utah Jazz L 96 99 4 16 L 6
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 10, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 105 116 4 17 L 7
22 Fri, Dec 12, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 86 98 4 18 L 8
23 Sun, Dec 14, 2008 6:30p EST Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 86 98 4 19 L 9
24 Mon, Dec 15, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 103 118 4 20 L 10
25 Wed, Dec 17, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 70 93 4 21 L 11
26 Sat, Dec 20, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Houston Rockets L 102 109 4 22 L 12
27 Tue, Dec 23, 2008 7:30p EST Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 93 99 4 23 L 13
28 Fri, Dec 26, 2008 7:30p EST Box Score @ New York Knicks W 120 107 5 23 W 1
29 Sat, Dec 27, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Orlando Magic L 94 118 5 24 L 1
30 Mon, Dec 29, 2008 7:00p EST Box Score Memphis Grizzlies W OT 108 98 6 24 W 1
31 Tue, Dec 30, 2008 7:30p EST Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 100 107 6 25 L 1
32 Fri, Jan 2, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Golden State Warriors W 115 108 7 25 W 1
33 Sat, Jan 3, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 102 92 8 25 W 2
34 Tue, Jan 6, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Memphis Grizzlies W 94 87 9 25 W 3
35 Wed, Jan 7, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Oklahoma City Thunder W 129 87 10 25 W 4
36 Sat, Jan 10, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 106 104 11 25 W 5
37 Tue, Jan 13, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Miami Heat L 96 99 11 26 L 1
38 Fri, Jan 16, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 105 103 12 26 W 1
39 Mon, Jan 19, 2009 12:30p EST Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 94 86 13 26 W 2
40 Tue, Jan 20, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 107 112 13 27 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 23, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score New Orleans Hornets W 116 108 14 27 W 1
42 Sun, Jan 25, 2009 6:00p EST Box Score Chicago Bulls W OT 109 108 15 27 W 2
43 Mon, Jan 26, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 90 83 16 27 W 3
44 Wed, Jan 28, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Detroit Pistons L 89 98 16 28 L 1
45 Fri, Jan 30, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 119 132 16 29 L 2
46 Sun, Feb 1, 2009 12:00p EST Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 101 109 16 30 L 3
47 Tue, Feb 3, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 116 111 17 30 W 1
48 Wed, Feb 4, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 86 94 17 31 L 1
49 Sat, Feb 7, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 90 107 17 32 L 2
50 Sun, Feb 8, 2009 6:00p EST Box Score @ New Orleans Hornets L 97 101 17 33 L 3
51 Tue, Feb 10, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Toronto Raptors L 102 110 17 34 L 4
52 Tue, Feb 17, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Washington Wizards L 103 111 17 35 L 5
53 Wed, Feb 18, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Miami Heat W 111 104 18 35 W 1
54 Fri, Feb 20, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Indiana Pacers L 105 112 18 36 L 1
55 Sun, Feb 22, 2009 6:00p EST Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 108 111 18 37 L 2
56 Tue, Feb 24, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Toronto Raptors L 110 118 18 38 L 3
57 Wed, Feb 25, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Utah Jazz L 103 120 18 39 L 4
58 Fri, Feb 27, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 82 102 18 40 L 5
59 Sun, Mar 1, 2009 6:00p EST Box Score Houston Rockets L 94 105 18 41 L 6
60 Tue, Mar 3, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Golden State Warriors L 94 118 18 42 L 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Mar 6, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 90 110 18 43 L 8
62 Sat, Mar 7, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 93 95 18 44 L 9
63 Mon, Mar 9, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Washington Wizards L 99 110 18 45 L 10
64 Wed, Mar 11, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Memphis Grizzlies W 104 79 19 45 W 1
65 Fri, Mar 13, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score New York Knicks L 94 102 19 46 L 1
66 Sat, Mar 14, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Charlotte Bobcats W 108 100 20 46 W 1
67 Tue, Mar 17, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 86 93 20 47 L 1
68 Wed, Mar 18, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ New Orleans Hornets L 93 94 20 48 L 2
69 Fri, Mar 20, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 88 107 20 49 L 3
70 Sun, Mar 22, 2009 2:30p EST Box Score Oklahoma City Thunder L 90 97 20 50 L 4
71 Mon, Mar 23, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 97 109 20 51 L 5
72 Wed, Mar 25, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 88 96 20 52 L 6
73 Fri, Mar 27, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 85 107 20 53 L 7
74 Sun, Mar 29, 2009 2:30p EST Box Score New Jersey Nets W 108 99 21 53 W 1
75 Tue, Mar 31, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 88 108 21 54 L 1
76 Fri, Apr 3, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 103 102 22 54 W 1
77 Sun, Apr 5, 2009 6:00p EST Box Score Denver Nuggets L 87 110 22 55 L 1
78 Tue, Apr 7, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 87 77 23 55 W 1
79 Wed, Apr 8, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 105 97 24 55 W 2
80 Sat, Apr 11, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Phoenix Suns L 97 110 24 56 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Mon, Apr 13, 2009 7:30p EST Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 94 96 24 57 L 2
82 Wed, Apr 15, 2009 7:00p EST Box Score Sacramento Kings L 90 97 24 58 L 3