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28 Feb 2019

NBA 2K19: 2003-2004 Minnesota Timberwolves Player Ratings and Roster

NBA 2K19: 2003-2004 Minnesota Timberwolves Player Ratings
and Roster

Kevin Garnett as a superstar in his prime is fun to play with.

The Minnesota Timberwolves were not always such middle of the pack competition. In ‘03-’04, the Timberwolves put up one of their most impressive records, going 58-24 in the regular season, finishing 1st in the NBA Midwest Division. Not only that, but they climbed their way to the western conference finals, having defeated the Denver Nuggets and Sacramento Kings, until losing 2-4 in the conference finals against the Lakers.

Starting Lineup

Kevin Garnett, PF/C (96)

Age: 28

Position: Power Forward, Center

Height: 6’11”

Traits: All-Around Superstar

Best stats: Post Offense, Layups, Rebounding

The star of this non-studded roster, Kevin Garnett was the primary driving force to the Timberwolves’ amazing season run. Averaging 24.2 points per game, it was the 13.9 average total rebounds per game that really allowed the team to flourish. Tack on the 5.0 assists averaged per game, and you got a powerhouse that could also get around 2.2 blocks per game.

Sam Cassell, PG/SG (85)

Age: 34

Position: Point Guard, Shooting Guard

Height: 6’3”

Traits: Offensive Superstar

Best stats: Layups, 3Pt, Ball handling

Although not remembered in the fondest memories, Sam Cassell pulled his fair share of weight during the seasons. Averaging 19.8 points per game, as well as 7.3 assists per game, he made his name known by having a strong .517 eFG%, forcing defenses to cover him.

Latrell Sprewell, SF (82)

Age: 33

Position: Small Forward

Height: 6’5”

Traits: Point Forward

Best stats: Vertical Lateral Quickness, Stamina

With his prime pretty far behind him, Latrell Sprewell needed to go out with a bang. If this was a year to do it, he did it. Averaging 16.8 points per game, he also had a respectable 3.8 total rebounds per game, and 3.5 assists average per game. Allowing his team to finish the game off meant he could focus more on being in the right spot at the right time to enable them.

Wally Szczerbiak, SF/SG (78)

Age: 27

Position: Small Forward, Shooting Guard

Height: 6’7”

Traits: Sharpshooter

Best stats: Mid-Range, 3Pt, Stamina

While not having the most illustrious career in the league, he was still part of the team, and helped them to have a strong finish. Averaging just barely 10.2 points per game, he held a 1.2 assist per game, as well as 3.1 total rebounds per game.

Trenton Hassell, SG/SF (71)

Age: 25

Position: Shooting Guard, Small Forward

Height: 6’5”

Traits: Two-Way Guard

Best stats: Mid-Range, Stamina, Layups

More of a filler than a full on starter, Trenton Hassell was there just to make sure the court was filled. Although it was his 3rd career season in the NBA, he held a measly 5.0 points per game. He slightly made up for it, however, with 3.2 total rebounds per game, as well as 1.6 assists per game, and a decent .470 eFG% to boot.

NBA 2K19 2003-2004 Minnesota Timberwolves Roster

Name OVR Position Height
Kevin Garnett96PF6’11”
Sam Cassell85PG6’3”
Latrell Sprewell82SF6’5”
Wally Szczerbiak78SF6’7”
Trenton Hassell71SG6’5”
Fred Hoiberg71SG6’4”
Mark Madsen71PF6’9”
Ervin Johnson69C6’11”
Gary Trent68C6’8”