1997-98 Minnesota Timberwolves Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 45-37
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 2-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 3-2
Coach: Flip Saunders (45-37)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Attendance: 738,572, Avg. 18,014 in 41 home dates
1997-98 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster
1997-98 Minnesota Timberwolves Results

The Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 45 wins and 37 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Timberwolves scored 8,290 points and allowed 8,232. Kevin Garnett netted a team-high 1,518 points for Minnesota, and Stephon Marbury contributed 16 or more per game also. Kevin Garnett accounted for 786 rebounds. Stephon Marbury dished out 704 assists for the squad.

On defense, Kevin Garnett added 139 steals and blocked a team-best 150 shots.

Flip Saunders coached the team. The 1997-98 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
Kevin GarnettF8282322212936351633322452225647863481391501922241518
Stephon MarburyG828131121237513304954503295817223070410472562221450
Sam MitchellF8133223980037143152922431182673851076422662001000
Tom GugliottaF414115826353191722231831062503561676122109102823
Terry PorterG828178657725923392195167371311682716316104103777
Cherokee ParksC-F794317034492241016911014029743753368666237558
Chris CarrG514011654521901274099844311215585171169129504
Stanley RobertsC74441328386191001567510925436327247270226457
Anthony PeelerG302499134815510648413231721031145264581390
Tom HammondsF5721140246127101329210017127136151748127346
Doug WestG-F381068817164204029235982451152197157
Reggie JordanG57148711354107241574097503593063149
Michael WilliamsG2501614816403332212143292162464
Dejuan WheatG34015050201781593811256191257
Bill CurleyF1111463316103211172843132834
Clifford RozierC-F6030630010336000476

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kevin GarnettF828239.349.118.873.
Stephon MarburyG828138.041.531.373.
Sam MitchellF813327.646.434.983.
Tom GugliottaF414138.650.211.882.
Terry PorterG82821.844.939.585.
Cherokee ParksC-F794321.649.
Chris CarrG514022.842.031.584.
Stanley RobertsC744417.949.548.
Anthony PeelerG302433.044.545.378.
Tom HammondsF57220.
Doug WestG-F381018.
Reggie JordanG5718.547.
Michael WilliamsG2506.433.
Dejuan WheatG3404.440.
Bill CurleyF11113.348.
Clifford RozierC-F605.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Anthony PeelerG521377313115441622381810381581
Kevin GarnettF51947536009717314820412221779
Terry PorterG518863272510181571825165041079
Sam MitchellF5177582614319177202781151872
Stephon MarburyG5209722225723185111638120181669
Tom HammondsF5113281200161210122220141836
Michael WilliamsG4581562197279113131420
Reggie JordanG2298511213693100512
Dejuan WheatG13210000011010002
Stanley RobertsC18100021112000101
Bill CurleyF27000000000000000
Cherokee ParksC-F11000000000000000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Anthony PeelerG542.640.348.4100.
Kevin GarnettF538.848.
Terry PorterG537.642.940.
Sam MitchellF535.444.821.489.
Stephon MarburyG541.830.628.
Tom HammondsF522.642.975.
Michael WilliamsG414.540.
Reggie JordanG214.562.5100.
Dejuan WheatG13.
Stanley RobertsC18.
Bill CurleyF23.
Cherokee ParksC-F11.


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