Minnesota 116, Detroit 105

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #43 Dan Crawford, # Marat Kogut
Attendance - 13122

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 30 33 26 27 116
Detroit 32 29 24 20 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 15-47 10-22 5-25 W1
Detroit 22-41 15-17 7-24 L2

Recap


Kevin Love collected 20 points and 20 rebounds for his 48th consecutive double-double as the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves got the better of the Detroit Pistons, 116-105, on Wednesday.

Anthony Randolph added 19 points and 10 rebounds off the bench and Jonny Flynn chipped in eight points and 14 assists for the Timberwolves, who improved to 5-25 on the road.

The Pistons were within four points, 93-89, with 10 minutes left when Minnesota took over, ripping off a 14-2 burst to push it to 107-91 with under five minutes left. It was the bench doing much of the damage during the spurt, with Lazar Hayward scoring seven points and Flynn adding four.

Detroit went 1 of 10 from the floor during the run.

The Pistons tried to get back into it with six quick points to cut it to 111-101 with 1:54 left but the damage had been done.

Greg Monroe recorded 18 points and 11 rebounds and Austin Daye scored 22 points for Detroit.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Detroit
Kevin Love 20 Scoring Austin Daye 22
Jonny Flynn 14 Assists Rodney Stuckey 10
Kevin Love 20 Rebounds Greg Monroe 11
Kevin Love 6 Free Throws Made Austin Daye 6
Jonny Flynn 2 Steals Greg Monroe 4
Wesley Johnson 3 Blocks Chris Wilcox 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 116 52.6 7-16 29-37 28 47 5 6 16
Detroit 105 43.8 5-25 22-31 29 38 5 10 10

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Washington. The Pistons have a W/L % of .318 after a win and .366 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia . The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .214 after a win and .250 after a loss.
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