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Posted Aug 30 2011 11:36PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Lindsay Whalen scored 21 points and had five assists as the Western Conference champion Minnesota Lynx kept rolling with a 73-56 win against the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night.

Maya Moore added nine points for Minnesota (24-6), which has won six games in a row. With Tuesday's win and Eastern Conference-leading Indiana's 92-90 loss at Atlanta, the Lynx are one win or an Indiana loss from clinching the WNBA's best record, which would guarantee home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.

Crystal Langhorne led the Mystics with 13 points. Matee Ajavon scored 10 points for Washington, which lost its ninth straight game.

Minnesota wasn't about to let down in its first game since clinching the franchise's first Western Conference title on Sunday. Coach Cheryl Reeve has said her team is focused on more than just making the playoffs: The Lynx want to finish with the league's best record, which would ensure home-court advantage throughout the postseason.

``I don't think there is a player that will say, 'No, I never look at teams' records I just play them straight.' That's not true. That's not realistic,'' said Lynx center Taj McWilliams-Franklin, who finished with five points, five rebounds and five steals. ``I think that the way to keep on track is to play as hard as you possibly can every moment you're on the floor. I think that any doldrums or complacency you may have, you can fight it by playing as hard as you possibly can every moment.''

Minnesota finished the third quarter with a 13-0 run to turn a one-point game into another double-digit victory. The Lynx have won a league-high 16 games by 10-plus points this season and entered Tuesday outscoring opponents by an average of 8.1 points per game.

Minnesota was in a battle with the league's second-worst team on Tuesday, though. Washington used a 10-0 run to take a lead at the end of the first quarter and two teams stayed close until midway through the third. The Lynx outscored the Mystics 17-6 in the third quarter.

``We just went on a drought,'' said Washington's Crystal Langhorne, who led the Mystics with 13 points. ``We couldn't score the ball and we had some turnovers, and against a team like Minnesota who is so talented offensively, we can't let them get transition baskets and things like that.''

Whalen scored 17 in the first half keeping the Lynx close until her teammates were ready to pick up the slack.

``She was MVP,'' Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve said. ``I think some people are writing about that. I think she definitely supported those writers that are saying that. She was my one starter that I thought was just balling out. We needed it.

Every Minnesota player scored and the Lynx shot 56.1 percent from the field.

In the offseason, Washington was the team that believed it was heading toward a special season. The Mystics had the East's best record in 2010 before an early exit in the playoffs.

Washington then traded for Minnesota's all-star center Nicky Anosike in the offseason. Anosike had played three seasons for the Lynx after being a second-round draft pick, but the Mystics wanted Anosike's size and rebounding and gave up a first-round choice to get the 6-foot-3 center.

After a tough season which has included key injuries to Alana Beard and Monique Currie, Washington is near the bottom of the standings. Minnesota receives the Mystics' first-round pick next season, which should be at least a top-four selection.


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Mystics
Lynx
     
    • 35.6%

    • 56.1%

    • 26.3%

    • 25.0%

    • 75.0%

    • 54.5%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
WAS MIN
Total Rebounds 11 6
Offensive Rebounds 4 6
Turnovers 17 17
Fast Break Pts: 8 21
Biggest Lead: 4 23
Points in the Paint: 24 46
WAS MIN
p Langhorne   13 Whalen   21
rb Anosike   7 Brunson   7
a Thomas   3 Whalen   5
s 2 players   3 McWilliams-Franklin   5
b
 
  • 08/18 - MIN 81 @ WAS 62
  • 08/30 - WAS 56 @ MIN 73
Washington Mystics (5-24)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
K. Gardin F 25:09 1-6 0-1 3-4 -12 1 3 4 1 1 3 2 0 0 5
C. Langhorne F-C 33:39 5-8 0-0 3-4 -20 1 3 4 2 0 1 4 0 0 13
D. Walker F 19:22 3-6 0-0 1-2 -14 0 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 7
M. Ajavon G 32:13 4-15 2-6 0-0 -20 1 0 1 2 2 3 3 0 0 10
J. Thomas G 37:34 2-11 1-6 2-2 -15 0 3 3 3 1 1 4 0 0 7
N. Anosike   24:02 1-2 0-0 0-0 -6 1 6 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 2
K. Miller   14:28 3-7 1-4 0-0 -1 0 3 3 1 3 0 2 0 0 7
M. Coleman   10:36 2-4 1-2 0-0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
V. Dunlap   02:57 0-0 0-0 0-0 +6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A. Beard NWT - Left Foot Sprain
M. Currie DND - Left Knee
Total   200 21-59 5-19 9-12   4 19 23 9 15 8 17 0 0 56
  35.6% 26.3% 75.0%   team rebs: 11 total to: 19
Minnesota Lynx (24-6)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
M. Moore F 22:55 4-8 1-5 0-0 +10 0 4 4 2 2 2 3 0 0 9
R. Brunson F 22:47 2-4 0-0 0-0 +8 2 5 7 0 2 1 2 0 0 4
T. McWilliams-Franklin F-C 24:53 2-5 0-0 1-1 +14 1 4 5 0 1 5 3 0 0 5
S. Augustus G-F 20:08 2-7 1-3 0-0 +5 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 5
L. Whalen G 23:53 10-12 0-0 1-3 +16 0 2 2 5 2 0 1 0 0 21
C. Wiggins   22:35 1-5 0-3 0-0 +17 0 2 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 2
J. Adair   17:13 4-4 0-0 2-3 +9 3 1 4 1 2 0 2 0 0 10
A. Harris   15:07 2-4 0-0 0-0 +3 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 4
M. Wright   19:32 3-5 1-1 2-2 +8 0 3 3 1 3 1 2 0 0 9
A. Hornbuckle   07:01 1-1 0-0 0-2 -1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
C. Houston   03:56 1-2 0-0 0-0 -4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Total   200 32-57 3-12 6-11   6 25 31 13 17 11 17 0 0 73
  56.1% 25.0% 54.5%   team rebs: 6 total to: 18

inactive

  • Mystics: --
  • Lynx: --

technical fouls

  • Mystics: --
  • Lynx: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 4
  • Times Tied: 4

arena stats

  • Arena: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Officials: #42 Roy Gulbeyan, #31 Amy Bonner, #11 Lauren Holtkamp
  • Attendance: 8065
  • Duration: 1:49
Washington Mystics (5-25) Minnesota Lynx (25-6)
Start of 1st Qtr
  10:00 Jump Ball McWilliams-Franklin vs Walker (Thomas gains possession) 
Thomas Pullup Jump shot: Missed  09:55  
  09:53 Moore Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:32 Moore 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gardin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:30  
Walker Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:McWilliams-Franklin (1 ST)  09:22  
  09:22 Jump Ball McWilliams-Franklin vs Walker (McWilliams-Franklin gains possession) 
Walker Foul : Personal (1 PF)  09:11  
  08:57 Augustus 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:56 Brunson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  08:36
[MIN 2-0]
Whalen Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Ajavon Pullup Jump shot: Missed  08:18  
  08:16 Whalen Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:11
[MIN 4-0]
Moore Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Whalen (1 AST) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Langhorne (1 AST)  07:47
[WAS 3-4]
 
Walker Substitution replaced by Anosike  07:45  
  07:34
[MIN 7-3]
Moore 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Whalen (2 AST) 
Langhorne Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:12
[WAS 5-7]
 
  07:09 McWilliams-Franklin Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Langhorne Layup Shot: Missed  07:05  
  07:04 Whalen Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:59
[MIN 9-5]
Moore Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Whalen (3 AST) 
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:McWilliams-Franklin (2 ST)  06:39  
  06:31
[MIN 11-5]
Augustus Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Moore (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:24  
Gardin Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:McWilliams-Franklin (3 ST)  06:09  
  06:03
[MIN 13-5]
Whalen Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Moore (2 AST) 
Ajavon Jump Shot: Missed  05:51  
  05:49 McWilliams-Franklin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:39 McWilliams-Franklin Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:38  
Langhorne Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Moore (1 ST)  05:25  
  05:17 Brunson Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Ajavon 3pt Shot: Missed  05:01  
  05:00 Brunson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  04:52 Whalen Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gardin (1 ST) 
Thomas Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  04:44
[WAS 7-13]
 
  04:24
[MIN 15-7]
Whalen Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Gardin Jump Shot: Missed  04:04  
Anosike Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  04:02  
Anosike Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  04:00
[WAS 9-15]
 
  03:44
[MIN 17-9]
Whalen Pullup Jump shot: Made (8 PTS) 
  03:23 Moore Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
  03:23 Whalen Substitution replaced by Wiggins 
  03:23 Brunson Substitution replaced by Adair 
Gardin Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  03:23
[WAS 10-17]
 
Gardin Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  03:23
[WAS 11-17]
 
  03:08 Moore 3pt Shot: Missed 
Anosike Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:07  
Ajavon Jump Shot: Missed  02:51  
  02:50 Moore Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:44 Moore Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Ajavon (1 ST) 
Ajavon Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:39
[WAS 13-17]
 
  02:23 Augustus Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
  02:23 McWilliams-Franklin Substitution replaced by Harris 
  02:23 Moore Substitution replaced by Wright 
Langhorne Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST)  02:06
[WAS 15-17]
 
  02:05 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:51 Augustus Jump Shot: Missed 
Gardin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  01:49  
Ajavon Jump Shot: Missed  01:39  
Ajavon Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  01:38  
Ajavon Layup Shot: Missed  01:37  
Team Rebound  01:36  
  01:36 Wiggins Foul : Loose Ball (1 PF) 
  01:36 Augustus Substitution replaced by Moore 
  01:36 Adair Substitution replaced by Brunson 
Langhorne Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Ajavon (1 AST)  01:19
[WAS 17-17]
 
  01:02 Moore 3pt Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  01:01  
Ajavon Foul : Offensive Charge (1 PF)  00:48.0  
Ajavon Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  00:48.0  
  00:39.9 Wright Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Ajavon (2 ST) 
Gardin Layup Shot: Missed  00:34.9  
  00:32.9 Wright Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:26.9 Wright Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Ajavon (3 ST) 
Gardin Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Langhorne (2 AST)  00:23.9
[WAS 19-17]
 
  00:06.8 Wiggins 3pt Shot: Missed 
Langhorne Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:04.9  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.7  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 1st Qtr
Washington Mystics (5-25) Minnesota Lynx (25-6)
Start of 2nd QtrBack to Top
  09:40
[MIN 20-19]
Augustus 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Whalen (4 AST) 
Gardin 3pt Shot: Missed  09:16  
Gardin Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  09:13  
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  09:01  
  08:59 McWilliams-Franklin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:53
[MIN 22-19]
Brunson Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Augustus (1 AST) 
Ajavon 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gardin (1 AST)  08:27
[WAS 22-22]
 
  08:10 McWilliams-Franklin Jump Shot: Missed 
Anosike Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:08  
Langhorne Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:McWilliams-Franklin (4 ST)  07:51  
  07:43 Augustus Layup Shot: Missed 
Gardin Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:42  
Ajavon Pullup Jump shot: Made (7 PTS)  07:36
[WAS 24-22]
 
  07:13
[MIN 24-24]
Whalen Running Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Anosike Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  07:13  
Gardin Substitution replaced by Miller  07:13  
  07:13 Whalen Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Anosike Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:13  
Ajavon 3pt Shot: Missed  06:51  
  06:50 Brunson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  06:40 Augustus Jump Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:38  
Miller Pullup Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  06:33
[WAS 26-24]
 
  06:07 Brunson Jump Shot: Missed 
Anosike Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  06:06  
  05:59 Whalen Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
  05:59  
  05:59 Augustus Substitution replaced by Wiggins 
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  05:59
[WAS 27-24]
 
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  05:59
[WAS 28-24]
 
  05:43
[MIN 26-28]
McWilliams-Franklin Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wiggins (1 AST) 
Anosike Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  05:43  
  05:43
[MIN 27-28]
McWilliams-Franklin Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS) 
Ajavon Jump Shot: Missed  05:19  
  05:17 Brunson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  05:11 Moore 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  05:10  
  05:10 Wiggins Foul : Loose Ball (2 PF) 
  04:52 Moore Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
  04:52 Moore Substitution replaced by Augustus 
Langhorne Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  04:52  
Team Rebound  04:52  
Langhorne Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  04:52
[WAS 29-27]
 
  04:42 McWilliams-Franklin Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:40 McWilliams-Franklin Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:39
[MIN 29-29]
McWilliams-Franklin Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Miller 3pt Shot: Missed  04:22  
  04:21 Brunson Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  04:14
[MIN 31-29]
Whalen Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Miller Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Augustus (1 ST)  04:01  
Miller Foul : Personal (1 PF)  04:00  
Miller Substitution replaced by Coleman  04:00  
  03:43 Wiggins Jump Shot: Missed 
Anosike Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  03:42  
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  03:30  
Langhorne Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  03:28  
Langhorne Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:McWilliams-Franklin (5 ST)  03:18  
Anosike Foul : Personal (3 PF)  03:17  
Thomas Substitution replaced by Miller  03:17  
Anosike Substitution replaced by Walker  03:17  
  03:07
[MIN 33-29]
Whalen Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
  02:59 Brunson Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
  02:59 Team Timeout : Regular 
Miller 3pt Shot: Missed  02:42  
Team Rebound  02:41  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  02:41  
  02:27 McWilliams-Franklin Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Walker Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:13
[WAS 31-33]
 
  01:59 McWilliams-Franklin Foul : Offensive (1 PF) 
  01:59 McWilliams-Franklin Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
Ajavon Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Brunson (1 ST)  01:43  
  01:35
[MIN 35-31]
Whalen Pullup Jump shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Walker Jump Shot: Missed  01:23  
  01:22 McWilliams-Franklin Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
Walker Violation:Kicked Ball  01:09  
  01:05 Wiggins 3pt Shot: Missed 
Langhorne Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:03  
Walker Jump Shot: Missed  00:52.9  
Team Rebound  00:51.1  
Ajavon Substitution replaced by Thomas  00:51.1  
Coleman Jump Shot: Missed  00:38.9  
  00:36.8 Brunson Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
Miller Foul : Personal (2 PF)  00:33.8  
  00:33.8 Whalen Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:33.8 Team Rebound 
  00:33.8
[MIN 36-31]
Whalen Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Miller Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  00:14.6
[WAS 33-36]
 
End of 2nd Qtr
Washington Mystics (5-25) Minnesota Lynx (25-6)
Start of 3rd QtrBack to Top
  09:40 Augustus 3pt Shot: Missed 
Langhorne Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  09:39  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  09:14  
  08:57
[MIN 38-33]
Whalen Pullup Jump shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Langhorne Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Thomas (2 AST)  08:42
[WAS 35-38]
 
  08:23 Whalen Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:22 Brunson Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  08:22
[MIN 40-35]
Brunson Tip Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Gardin Jump Shot: Missed  08:10  
  08:09 Team Rebound 
  07:46 Brunson Jump Shot: Missed 
Walker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:45  
Langhorne Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  07:33
[WAS 37-40]
 
  07:09 Brunson Foul : Offensive Charge (2 PF) 
  07:09 Brunson Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  07:09 Augustus Substitution replaced by Wiggins 
  07:09 Moore Substitution replaced by Wright 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  06:46  
  06:45 McWilliams-Franklin Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  06:39 Whalen Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:38  
Walker Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Ajavon (2 AST)  06:30
[WAS 39-40]
 
Walker Foul : Personal (2 PF)  06:10  
  06:03 Wiggins Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gardin (2 ST) 
Gardin Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  05:58  
  05:44
[MIN 43-39]
Wright 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Whalen (5 AST) 
Ajavon Jump Shot: Missed  05:27  
Team Rebound  05:26  
  05:26 Whalen Foul : Loose Ball (2 PF) 
  05:26 Brunson Substitution replaced by Adair 
Ajavon 3pt Shot: Missed  05:09  
  05:06 Wiggins Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Ajavon Foul : Personal (2 PF)  04:55  
  04:55  
Ajavon Substitution replaced by Miller  04:55  
  04:47 Wright Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:45 Team Rebound 
Walker Foul : Personal (3 PF)  04:28  
Walker Substitution replaced by Anosike  04:28  
  04:17
[MIN 45-39]
Whalen Driving Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
Miller 3pt Shot: Missed  04:00  
  03:59 Adair Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:52 Wiggins 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:50 Adair Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  03:49
[MIN 47-39]
Adair Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Miller Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  03:34  
Gardin Substitution replaced by Ajavon  03:34  
  03:20 Adair Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Langhorne (1 ST) 
Langhorne Jump Shot: Missed  03:06  
  03:03 Wiggins Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:44 Whalen Substitution replaced by Moore 
  02:44 McWilliams-Franklin Substitution replaced by Harris 
  02:38 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:32  
Miller Substitution replaced by Gardin  02:32  
Ajavon Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Wright (1 ST)  02:10  
  02:04
[MIN 49-39]
Moore Pullup Jump shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Wright (1 AST) 
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Moore (2 ST)  01:50  
  01:44
[MIN 51-39]
Wright Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  01:16  
Team Rebound  01:15  
  01:15 Wright Foul : Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Anosike Substitution replaced by Walker  01:15  
Gardin Substitution replaced by Coleman  01:15  
Walker Jump Shot: Missed  01:06  
  01:06 Team Rebound 
  00:48.9
[MIN 53-39]
Adair Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Wiggins (2 AST) 
  00:38.8 Harris Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Thomas Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  00:31.9  
  00:17.9 Harris Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Thomas (1 ST) 
Langhorne Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Harris (1 ST)  00:09.9  
  00:05.0 Moore Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.4  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 3rd Qtr
Washington Mystics (5-25) Minnesota Lynx (25-6)
Start of 4th QtrBack to Top
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  09:36  
  09:33 Wright Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:28
[MIN 55-39]
Wright Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Langhorne Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  09:08  
  09:06 Moore Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Walker Foul : Personal (4 PF)  09:06  
  08:49
[MIN 57-39]
Harris Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Ajavon 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Thomas (3 AST)  08:26
[WAS 42-57]
 
  08:10
[MIN 59-42]
Adair Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Wiggins (3 AST) 
Coleman Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  08:10  
  08:10
[MIN 60-42]
Adair Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
Ajavon 3pt Shot: Missed  07:56  
  07:55 Moore Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
Thomas Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  07:52  
  07:52
[MIN 61-42]
Wright Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  07:52
[MIN 62-42]
Wright Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Thomas Turnover : Backcourt Turnover (4 TO)  07:36  
Ajavon Substitution replaced by Miller  07:36  
Coleman Substitution replaced by Gardin  07:36  
  07:22 Moore Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
  07:01 Adair Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
  07:01 Moore Substitution replaced by Hornbuckle 
Langhorne Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  07:01
[WAS 43-62]
 
Langhorne Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS)  07:01
[WAS 44-62]
 
  06:46 Harris Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:45 Adair Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  06:43
[MIN 64-44]
Adair Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Miller Pullup Jump shot: Missed  06:35  
  06:33 Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:21 Adair Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Langhorne Substitution replaced by Anosike  06:21  
  06:12 Harris Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Gardin Jump Shot: Missed  06:03  
Team Rebound  06:02  
  06:02 Wright Foul : Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Thomas Jump Shot: Missed  05:53  
  05:52 Wright Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Gardin Violation:Kicked Ball  05:46  
  05:46 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:32
[MIN 66-44]
Harris Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Walker Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  05:11
[WAS 46-66]
 
Miller Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  04:58  
  04:58 Hornbuckle Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:58 Team Rebound 
Miller Substitution replaced by Ajavon  04:58  
  04:58 Hornbuckle Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  04:57 Adair Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  04:53
[MIN 68-46]
Wiggins Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Adair (1 AST) 
  04:34 Adair Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Walker Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  04:27  
  04:08 Hornbuckle Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Gardin (3 ST) 
  03:56 Wiggins Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
Gardin Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  03:56
[WAS 47-68]
 
  03:56 Wiggins Substitution replaced by Houston 
Gardin Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:56  
  03:56 Harris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:34
[MIN 70-47]
Hornbuckle Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  03:16 Wright Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
Walker Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:16  
Team Rebound  03:16  
Walker Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  03:16
[WAS 48-70]
 
Gardin Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  02:57  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:57  
Gardin Substitution replaced by Dunlap  02:57  
Walker Substitution replaced by Coleman  02:57  
Ajavon Substitution replaced by Miller  02:57  
  02:57 Adair Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  02:57 Team Rebound 
  02:57
[MIN 71-48]
Adair Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Anosike Jump Shot: Missed  02:35  
  02:34 Houston Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:17 Houston Layup Shot: Missed 
Anosike Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  02:16  
Coleman 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Miller (1 AST)  02:05
[WAS 51-71]
 
  01:41
[MIN 73-51]
Houston Running Bank shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Miller 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS)  01:19
[WAS 54-73]
 
  00:58.9 Harris Jump Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:57.7  
Coleman 3pt Shot: Missed  00:51.9  
  00:49.9 Hornbuckle Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:31.9 Wright Jump Shot: Missed 
Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:30.8  
Coleman Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  00:19.2
[WAS 56-73]
 
End of 4th Qtr
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FG% .461 .
FT% .737 .
Points 81.5 NaN
Rebounds 36.5 NaN
Assists 18.1 NaN
Steals 7.3 NaN
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3-Point % .368 .
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FG% .446 .
FT% .694 .
Points 82.5 NaN
Rebounds 36.1 NaN
Assists 18.4 NaN
Steals 9.3 NaN
Blocks 5.3 NaN
3-Point % .261 .
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