Los Angeles Lakers

Game 3 100.0 - 89.0
Game Date: 2004-05-25

Minnesota Timberwolves

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves : Game 3 100.0 - 89.0

Game Date: 2004-05-25

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

Key Players For This Game

Gary Payton

Nickname: Gary

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Nickname: Kevin

Kevin Garnett

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Los Angeles Lakers Boxscore Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves Boxscore Summary
Gary's Shot Chart Summary
Kevin's Shot Chart Summary

Game Summary

The 2004 West Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Los Angeles Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves 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 Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 113.6, defensive rating of 102.3, 43.0 free-throw attempts, and 15.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.467 percent clip as a team. Minnesota Timberwolves had an offensive rating of 102.3, defensive rating of 113.6, 14.0 free-throw attempts, 22.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.409 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 88 , and Minnesota Timberwolves recorded Los Angeles Lakers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Los Angeles Lakers vs Minnesota Timberwolves’s based on the advanced stats, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.568 percent, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.8 vs 19.5.

The most impactful players on each team in the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves matchup of the 2004 West Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were Gary Payton and Kevin Garnett based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Gary Payton for the Los Angeles Lakers in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 11.0 and made 8.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.217. While Kevin Garnett put up 21.0 and made 9.0, 3.0 offensive rebounds, 8.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.12.