1996-97 Minnesota Timberwolves Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-42
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Houston Rockets 3-0
Coach: Flip Saunders (40-42)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Attendance: 597,727, Avg. 14,579 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster
1996-97 Minnesota Timberwolves Results

The Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 40 wins and 42 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

The Timberwolves scored 7,882 points and surrendered 8,003. Tom Gugliotta netted a team-high 1,672 points for Minnesota, while Kevin Garnett and Stephon Marbury averaged 15 or more per game, too. Tom Gugliotta contributed 702 rebounds. Stephon Marbury dished out 522 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Tom Gugliotta added 130 steals, and Kevin Garnett blocked 163 shots.

Flip Saunders coached the team. The 1996-97 Minnesota Timberwolves lost in the conference first round.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Tom GugliottaF8181313113395929324566464187515702335130892932371672
Kevin GarnettF7777299511005492162722051904286182361051631751991309
Stephon MarburyG676423248713552881023372455413018452267192101591057
Sam MitchellF825204460326925429522411221432679512093232766
James RobinsonG695130948219626710211478248811212630869125572
Terry PorterG8220156844918720067166127311451762955411128104568
Dean GarrettF-C68471665389223001389614934649538409534158542
Doug WestG-F686619204842264515946437111148113612466218531
Chris CarrG55108302711258831735631821134824103793337
Cherokee ParksC-F7609612021031076468311219534414832150252
Stojko VrankovicC5335766139780037255711116814106752121181
Shane HealG4302369726652053216183333172075
Reggie JordanG1003110800740441202220

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Tom GugliottaF818138.744.225.882.
Kevin GarnettF777738.949.928.675.
Stephon MarburyG676434.740.835.472.
Sam MitchellF82524.944.616.
James RobinsonG69519.040.738.
Terry PorterG822019.141.633.576.
Dean GarrettF-C684724.557.369.
Doug WestG-F686628.246.733.368.
Chris CarrG551015.
Cherokee ParksC-F76012.651.
Stojko VrankovicC533514.556.
Shane HealG4305.526.830.860.
Reggie JordanG1003.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Stephon MarburyG311765262061062101223209964
Tom GugliottaF312152234310621416137261355
Kevin GarnettF31255124113314142811434652
Dean GarrettF-C311829150010819163542311138
Doug WestG-F3872212209904462111133
Sam MitchellF34713600852571111917
Terry PorterG34613593431239222216
James RobinsonG231125104001233201414
Shane HealG23222200000100006
Cherokee ParksC-F111320000055010054
Chris CarrG18202000022100100
Stojko VrankovicC16200000001000000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Stephon MarburyG339.
Tom GugliottaF340.344.
Kevin GarnettF341.747.1100.0100.
Dean GarrettF-C339.351.780.06.35.311.
Doug WestG-F329.054.50.0100.
Sam MitchellF315.746.
Terry PorterG315.338.533.375.
James RobinsonG215.541.740.
Shane HealG21.5100.0100.
Cherokee ParksC-F111.
Chris CarrG18.
Stojko VrankovicC16.


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