Orlando 102, Minnesota 89

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, February 13, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Officials - #78 Scott Bolnick, #8 Marc Davis, #36 David Jones
Attendance - 18846

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 26 18 22 23 89
Orlando 29 26 24 23 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 13-16 7-10 6-6 L4
Orlando 18-11 10-6 8-5 W2

Recap


Jason Richardson scored 17 points and six players reached double figures as the Orlando Magic rolled to a 102-89 victory over visiting Minnesota on Monday for their seventh straight win over the Timberwolves.
 
Kevin Love had 19 points and 15 rebounds and Nikola Pekovic added 16 points and 13 rebounds for Minnesota, which has lost four straight.
 
The Magic's Dwight Howard, plagued by foul trouble, was limited to 28 minutes. He had 11 points and seven rebounds.
 
The Timberwolves haven't defeated the Magic since April 11, 2008, a 102-101 win in Orlando. The teams don't play again this season.

Orlando went ahead for good a little over a minute into the game and steadily built its lead throughout the first half. The lead reached 20 points in the third quarter before Minnesota rallied. The Timberwolves cut the lead to eight midway through the fourth quarter, but could get no closer.
 
Richardson scored 13 points in the third quarter. Jameer Nelson, J.J. Redick and Hedo Turkoglu each scored 14 points for Orlando.
 
Luke Ridnour, the Timberwolves' starting shooting guard, missed the game because of a family matter.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Orlando
Kevin Love 19 Scoring Jason Richardson 17
Ricky Rubio 8 Assists Hedo Turkoglu 6
Kevin Love 15 Rebounds Dwight Howard 7
Nikola Pekovic 4 Free Throws Made Jason Richardson 5
Michael Beasley 1 Steals Ryan Anderson 2
Wesley Johnson 2 Blocks Earl Clark 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 89 41.2 6-21 17-25 14 50 5 3 18
Orlando 102 42.4 12-30 18-22 20 43 5 9 9

Upcoming Games

  • Orlando will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Magic have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .727 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .467 after a loss.
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