Minnesota Timberwolves

Game 1 88.0 - 97.0
Game Date: 2004-05-21

Los Angeles Lakers

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Lakers : Game 1 88.0 - 97.0

Game Date: 2004-05-21

Minnesota Timberwolves's Basic Boxscore
Minnesota Timberwolves's Advanced Boxscore
Los Angeles Lakers's Basic Boxscore
Los Angeles Lakers's Advanced Boxscore
Minnesota Timberwolves's Shot Chart
Win Probability: Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers's Shot Chart

Key Players For This Game

Latrell Sprewell

Nickname: Latrell

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Nickname: Shaquille

Shaquille O'Neal

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves Boxscore Summary
Los Angeles Lakers Boxscore Summary
Latrell's Shot Chart Summary
Shaquille's Shot Chart Summary

Game Summary

The 2004 West Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Lakers head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the Conference Finals of the 2004 NBA Playoffs, Los Angeles Lakers outdueled Minnesota Timberwolves , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Minnesota Timberwolves ’s 2 playoff games victories.

As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Minnesota Timberwolves had an offensive rating of 100.0, defensive rating of 109.0, 15.0 free-throw attempts, and 16.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.375 percent clip as a team. Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 109.0, defensive rating of 100.0, 23.0 free-throw attempts, 15.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.4 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Minnesota Timberwolves finished the game with a record of 88 , and Los Angeles Lakers recorded Minnesota Timberwolves possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Minnesota Timberwolves vs Los Angeles Lakers’s based on the advanced stats, Minnesota Timberwolves had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.536 percent, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 9.0 vs 17.0 .

The most impactful players on each team in the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Lakers matchup of the 2004 West Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were Latrell Sprewell and Shaquille O'Neal based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Latrell Sprewell for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 16.0 and made 8.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.119. While Shaquille O'Neal put up 16.0 and made 9.0, 5.0 offensive rebounds, 13.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.229.