Minnesota Timberwolves

Game 2 89.0 - 71.0
Game Date: 2004-05-23

Los Angeles Lakers

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Lakers : Game 2 89.0 - 71.0

Game Date: 2004-05-23

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

Kevin Garnett

Nickname: Kevin

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Nickname: Kobe

Kobe Bryant

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves Boxscore Summary
Los Angeles Lakers Boxscore Summary
Kevin's Shot Chart Summary
Kobe'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, Minnesota Timberwolves outdueled Los Angeles Lakers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Los Angeles Lakers ’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 111.3, defensive rating of 88.8, 19.0 free-throw attempts, and 21.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team. Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 88.8, defensive rating of 111.3, 29.0 free-throw attempts, 18.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Minnesota Timberwolves finished the game with a record of 80 , 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 0.493 percent, Minnesota Timberwolves had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.3 vs 16.3.

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 Kevin Garnett and Kobe Bryant based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Kevin Garnett for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 20.0 and made 10.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 10.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.239. While Kobe Bryant put up 24.0 and made 10.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 3.0 defensive rebounds, 6.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.174.