Minnesota 90, Orlando 75

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - #30 John Goble, #55 Bill Kennedy, #52 Scott Twardoski
Attendance - 17121

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Orlando 12 22 21 20 75
Minnesota 25 13 30 22 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Orlando 2-2 2-0 0-2 L2
Minnesota 3-1 2-0 1-1 W2

Recap


Timberwolves 90, Magic 75: Luke Ridnour had a season-high 19 points and Derrick Williams added 14 as host Minnesota snapped a seven-game skid against Orlando.

Greg Stiemsma scored the final six points of the third quarter before the Timberwolves went on a 14-2 run to start the fourth to effectively put away the game.

J.J. Redick scored a team-high 16 points off the bench while converting all five free-throw attempts for the Magic, who dropped both ends of a back-to-back set to see their record evened at 2-2.

Ridnour more than doubled his season-best total of nine points thanks to a sizzling performance from the field. Ridnour converted six of his nine shots - including 3-of-4 from 3-point range.

Minnesota's J.J. Barea injured his left foot while chasing a ball during the fourth quarter. Barea exited to the locker room and did not return.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Minnesota missed its first 11 shots from the field to start the second quarter. The Timberwolves shot 5-for-20 in the stanza to seize a 38-34 advantage at halftime. ...  Orlando G Jameer Nelson missed his third straight game with a strained right hamstring and groin. ... Orlando struggled mightily from the floor, connecting on just 28-of-80 shots (35 percent) from the field and just 3-of-12 from 3-point range.

Top Game Performances

Orlando   Minnesota
J.J. Redick 16 Scoring Luke Ridnour 19
Glen Davis 4 Assists Brandon Roy 9
Glen Davis 6 Rebounds Derrick Williams 6
Andrew Nicholson 5 Free Throws Made Luke Ridnour 4
Moe Harkless 3 Steals Andrei Kirilenko 3
Moe Harkless 2 Blocks Andrei Kirilenko 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Orlando 75 35.0 3-12 16-20 17 41 7 6 20
Minnesota 90 44.7 7-20 15-22 22 46 9 11 20

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .667 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Orlando will play their next game at home against Brooklyn. The Magic have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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