Minnesota 89, Detroit 98

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 8:00 PM
Location - Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - #8 Luis Grillo, #13 Monty McCutchen, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 14232

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Detroit 22 28 21 27 98
Minnesota 24 28 20 17 89

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 25-19 13-9 12-10 W1
Minnesota 16-28 8-14 8-14 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss , the Minnesota Timberwolves have a 8-14 record at home this season. The Detroit Pistons are 12-10 while on the road this season.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 1 straight up loss . The Timberwolves have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Detroit has a streak of 1 straight up win The Pistons have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Al Jefferson played 38:08 minutes and scored 24 points. He shot 47.8% from the field and has averaged 27.0 points over the last five games.
  • Rasheed Wallace played 39:41 minutes and scored 25 points. He shot 56.2 % from the field and has averaged 13.4 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Minnesota Timberwolves average 98.3 points per game and hold opponents to 101.4 points per game. The Detroit Pistons average 93.6 points per game and hold opponents to 93.4 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Detroit   Minnesota
Rasheed Wallace 25 Scoring Al Jefferson 24
Rodney Stuckey 6 Assists Randy Foye 5
Antonio McDyess 10 Rebounds Kevin Love 10
Allen Iverson 9 Free Throws Made Kevin Love 5
Rasheed Wallace 5 Steals Randy Foye 1
Amir Johnson 2 Blocks Al Jefferson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Detroit 98 48.6 3-8 23-30 19 37 4 8 7
Minnesota 89 48.1 2-12 13-16 19 38 4 2 12

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against L.A. Lakers. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .438 after a win and .296 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Boston. The Pistons have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .474 after a loss.
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