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ROCKETS VS. TIMBERWOLVES OVERALL RECORD
Houston Rockets 82   --   41 Minnesota Timberwolves
REG SEASON: 79-41 PLAYOFFS 3-0

Rockets vs. Timberwolves Regular Season
YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT   YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1990 Houston 2 - 2 Minnesota   1991 Houston 5 - 0 Minnesota
1992 Houston 3 - 2 Minnesota   1993 Houston 4 - 2 Minnesota
1994 Houston 4 - 1 Minnesota   1995 Houston 3 - 2 Minnesota
1996 Houston 2 - 2 Minnesota   1997 Houston 4 - 0 Minnesota
1998 Houston 1 - 3 Minnesota   1999 Houston 2 - 1 Minnesota
2000 Houston 0 - 4 Minnesota   2001 Houston 2 - 2 Minnesota
2002 Houston 2 - 2 Minnesota   2003 Houston 2 - 2 Minnesota
2004 Houston 2 - 2 Minnesota   2005 Houston 1 - 2 Minnesota
2006 Houston 2 - 2 Minnesota   2007 Houston 2 - 2 Minnesota
2008 Houston 3 - 0 Minnesota   2009 Houston 4 - 0 Minnesota
2010 Houston 3 - 0 Minnesota   2011 Houston 2 - 1 Minnesota
2012 Houston 1 - 3 Minnesota   2013 Houston 2 - 1 Minnesota
2014 Houston 3 - 1 Minnesota   2015 Houston 4 - 0 Minnesota
2016 Houston 3 - 0 Minnesota   2017 Houston 3 - 1 Minnesota
2018 Houston 8 - 1 Minnesota    

Rockets vs. Timberwolves Playoff History
YEAR ROUND ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1997 First Round Houston 3 - 0 Minnesota Timberwolves

Top Performances: Rockets VS. Timberwolves

1999-2000 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Timberwolves 92, Rockets 84 : Wolves End Rocks' Streak
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 25, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Lethargic Rockets see late comeback try halted by Garnett, refs
  • Timberwolves 102, Rockets 85 : Wolves Maul Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 4, 2000 IN MINNESOTA
    Garnett, Mitchell lead rout of Francis-less Rockets
  • Timberwolves 100, Rockets 86 : Loses With Wolves
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 11, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    FT shooting, defense poor as Timberwolves beat Rockets
  • Timberwolves 122, Rockets 90 : Wolves Sweep Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 30, 2000 IN MINNESOTA
    Minnesota goes 4-0 against Houston with final 122-90 romp

2000-2001 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Timberwolves 106, Rockets 98 : Wolves Spook Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | OCTOBER 31, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Late comeback falls short as Houston falls in season opener
  • Timberwolves 106, Rockets 96 : Misfire in Minnesota
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 1, 2001 IN MINNESOTA
    Rockets open new year with 96-106 loss in Minnesota
  • Rockets 89, Timberwolves 83 : TIMBER!
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 21, 2001 IN MINNESOTA
    Rockets end T-Wolves jinx, beat Wolves in Minnesota
  • Rockets 114, Timberwolves 87 : Dreaming to the End
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | APRIL 17, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    Olajuwon scores 24 in possible Rocket finale, leads rout of Wolves

2001-2002 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Timberwolves 90, Rockets 88 : Brandon Burns Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 3, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    Minnesota PG hits jumper with 2.4 seconds left, beats Rockets 90-88
  • Timberwolves 107, Rockets 97 : Wolves Feast on Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 8, 2001 IN MINNESOTA
    Rocket skid reaches 9 as TWolves cruise to 107-97 win in Minnesota
  • Rockets 89, Timberwolves 83 : Rocks Shock Wolves
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 21, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Bouncing back from 39-point loss, Houston upsets Minnesota 89-83
  • Rockets 96, Timberwolves 95 : MINNESOTA GETS ROCKED
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 13, 2002 IN MINNESOTA
    Amazing late comeback fuels 96-95 road shocker over Wolves

2002-2003 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Timberwolves 98, Rockets 86 : Wolves Beat Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 21, 2002 IN MINNESOTA
    Kevin Garnett leads Timberwolves past cold Rockets 98-86
  • Rockets 94, Timberwolves 86 : Taylor Tames Wolves
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 7, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Mo scores 18, Rockets avoid late collapse to beat Minnesota 94-86
  • Rockets 121, Timberwolves 101 : Rocks Roll
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 31, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Francis, Yao lead big-game charge as Rockets rout Wolves 121-101
  • Timberwolves 103, Rockets 89 : When Wolves Attack
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 4, 2003 IN MINNESOTA
    Rockets can't stop Minnesota offense in second half in 103-89 loss

2003-2004 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Timberwolves 92, Rockets 75 : Offense In Coma As Timberwolves Roll
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 16, 2003 IN MINNESOTA
    Rockets continue to have no answers on offense, fall 75-92 in Minnesota
  • Rockets 95, Timberwolves 76 : Yao, Rockets Rout Wolves
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 17, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Defense shines, shuts down Garnett, Minnesota in 95-76 home rout
  • Rockets 112, Timberwolves 109 : TIMBER! Rockets Chop Down Wolves
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 5, 2004 IN MINNESOTA
    Francis wakes up, Yao comes up big as Rockets hold on to beat Garnett, Wolves
  • Timberwolves 94, Rockets 88 : KG Burns Rockets Late
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 29, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Wolves forward hits big shots late as Rockets fall at home 94-88

2004-2005 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Timberwolves 96, Rockets 91 : Tough Call Burns Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 11, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Late foul costs Rockets opportunity to tie game in 96-91 loss to T-Wolves
  • Rockets 119, Timberwolves 113 : T-Mac, Yao Come Up Big
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 4, 2005 IN MINNESOTA
    McGrady hits big shots in regulation, OT as Rocks win in Minnesota 119-113
  • Timberwolves 94, Rockets 86 : Garnett, TWolves Pound Rockets
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 20, 2005 IN MINNESOTA
    McGrady struggles, Garnett thrives as Rockets fall 94-86 in Minnesota

2005-2006 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 94, Timberwolves 89 : T-Mac Too Much For Wolves
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 15, 2005 IN MINNESOTA
    McGrady makes key plays late as Rockets pull out 94-89 win in Minnesota
  • Timberwolves 96, Rockets 92 : Can't Get Over The Hump
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 27, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Despite comeback, Rockets fall at home 96-92 to Davis, Timberwolves
  • Rockets 93, Timberwolves 87 : Yao, Rockets Shut Down Wolves
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 7, 2006 IN MINNESOTA
    No T-Mac doesn't keep Yao, Rockets from putting the clamps on T-Wolves
  • Timberwolves 82, Rockets 79 : 4th Quarter Meltdown
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 12, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets go 2-15 from the field in the final frame, watch talentless TWolves take it

2006-2007 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 82, Timberwolves 75 : Breaking Through The Ice
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 28, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Yao, Battier bail out ice cold teammates in 82-75 win over Timberwolves
  • Timberwolves 90, Rockets 84 : Icy Reception in Minnesota
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 6, 2006 IN MINNESOTA
    Yao, T-Mac go frigid, shoot 10-40 combined in 90-84 loss to the T-Wolves
  • Timberwolves 103, Rockets 99 : Streak Snapped By Wolves
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 7, 2007 IN MINNESOTA
    Rafer misses 12 straight shots as Rocks can't pull out win in OT, fall 103-99
  • Rockets 105, Timberwolves 77 : Howard, T-Mac Crush T-Wolves
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 5, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    Juwan hits 9-11 shots, Tracy goes for 32 as Rockets rout Wolves 105-77

2007-2008 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 113, Timberwolves 82 : Home Laugher
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 11, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets steamroll young Timberwolves right out of the gate in 113-82 win
  • Rockets 92, Timberwolves 86 : T-Mac, Rockets Tame Wolves 92-86
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 4, 2008 IN MINNESOTA
    McGrady's three with 30 seconds left ices Rockets 8th straight road win
  • Rockets 97, Timberwolves 86 : T-Mac Heats Up Late
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 26, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    McGrady struggles with shot until 4th as Rockets pull away, beat T-Pups 97-86

2008-2009 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 109, Timberwolves 102 : Brooks, Rockets Top Minnesota
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 20, 2008 IN MINNESOTA
    Second-year guard scores 18, 10 boards, Big Three play well in 109-102 win
  • Rockets 107, Timberwolves 90 : Rockets Wake Up Against Timberwolves
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 7, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    After falling behind big early, Rockets defense awakes in 107-90 rout
  • Rockets 105, Timberwolves 94 : Rocks Roll Through Timber
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 1, 2009 IN MINNESOTA
    Aaron Brooks 22 points, 10 assists fuel Rockets in 105-94 win in Minnesota
  • Rockets 107, Timberwolves 88 : Artest Drives Rocket Rout
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 20, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Ron Ron goes for 20 points, 6 boards as Rockets throttle Wolves 107-88

2009-2010 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 97, Timberwolves 84 : Rockets Look Ugly In Win
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 18, 2009 IN MINNESOTA
    Kyle Lowry cures Rockets of turnover woes, leads Houston to 97-84 win
  • Rockets 120, Timberwolves 114 : Triple Overtime Thriller
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 13, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Brewer bomb forces series of overtimes, but Brooks, Rockets escape 120-114
  • Rockets 112, Timberwolves 98 : Trio Tames T-Wolves
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 6, 2010 IN MINNESOTA
    Scola (21 rebounds), Martin, Brooks combine for 80 points in 112-98 road win

2010-2011 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 120, Timberwolves 94 : Panic avoided! Rockets get first win
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 7, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets finally register one in the win column with 120-94 rout of Minnesota
  • Rockets 129, Timberwolves 125 : Rockets Outscore Wolves
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 24, 2011 IN MINNESOTA
    Martin scores 34 to lead season-high offensive output in 129-125 win
  • Timberwolves 112, Rockets 108 : Rockets Slip, Fall to T-Wolves
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 8, 2011 IN HOUSTON
    Team is killed on the boards as Timberwolves shock Rockets 112-108
  • Rockets 121, Timberwolves 102 : Bud, Dragic Finish Off Wolves, Season
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 13, 2011 IN MINNESOTA
    Budinger scores career high 35, Dragic registers triple-double in 121-102 win

2011-2012 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 107, Timberwolves 92 : Lowry's Triple Double Fuels Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 23, 2012 IN MINNESOTA
    Kyle goes for 16, 10 and 10 as bench sparks defense late in 107-92 win in Minnesota
  • Timberwolves 120, Rockets 108 : Timberwolves Torch Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 30, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Beasley, Love, Rubio combine for 81 points as defenseless third quarter does in Rockets
  • Timberwolves 100, Rockets 91 : Rockets Get Stomped
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 4, 2012 IN MINNESOTA
    Kevin Love intentionally steps on Scola's face, T-Wolves win 100-91
  • Timberwolves 111, Rockets 98 : Timberwolves Dominate Rockets Again
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 17, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Love, Pekovic control interior as late comeback halted in 111-98 Rockets loss

2012-2013 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 87, Timberwolves 84 : Harden Takes Over
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 26, 2012 IN MINNESOTA
    Harden scores 17 of his 30 in the fourth as Rockets steal one in Minnesota, 87-84
  • Timberwolves 92, Rockets 79 : Back To .500
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 19, 2013 IN MINNESOTA
    How many times have we been here? Rockets drop 7th in a row, fall to 21-21
  • Rockets 108, Timberwolves 100 : Harden, Lin Power Rocket Comeback
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 15, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Starting backcourt combines for 42 in 2nd half, Rockets come back from down 20

2013-2014 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 112, Timberwolves 101 : Bombs Away
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 23, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Led by 26 from Aaron Brooks, Rockets hit 17 threes, beat T-Wolves 112-101
  • Rockets 107, Timberwolves 89 : Howard, Rockets Tame Wolves
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 10, 2014 IN MINNESOTA
    Without Harden, Rockets crush Timberwolves in fourth, take 6th straight win
  • Rockets 129, Timberwolves 106 : Home Sweet Home
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 20, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets take 10th straight home win with a 129-106 blowout of Wolves
  • Timberwolves 112, Rockets 110 : Brewer Burns Rockets
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 11, 2014 IN MINNESOTA
    Corey Brewer pops off for career-high 51 as Rockets fall short 112-110

2014-2015 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 113, Timberwolves 101 : Rockets Tame Timberpups 113-101
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 12, 2014 IN MINNESOTA
    Rockets rain threes on T-Wolves in second half to improve to 7-1
  • Rockets 114, Timberwolves 112 : Nick Johnson Wins It!
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 5, 2014 IN MINNESOTA
    Rookie hits game-winner in OT, Rockets escape Minnesota 114-112
  • Rockets 113, Timberwolves 102 : Harden Hammers Wolves
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 23, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Harden's triple-double, big games from Smith, Jones fuel win over Minny
  • Rockets 120, Timberwolves 110 : Rockets Burn TWolves From Deep
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 27, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Houston hits 20 threes as Harden, Howard, Smith power 120-110 home win

2015-2016 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 107, Timberwolves 104 : Rockets Take Fifth Straight
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 13, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Harden's 27 points, 11 assists leads Rockets past Timberwolves 107-104
  • Rockets 116, Timberwolves 111 : Rockets Cage Wolves
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 18, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets wake up in the third, hold on to beat Timberwolves 116-111
  • Rockets 129, Timberwolves 105 : WHERE HAS THIS BEEN?
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 11, 2016 IN MINNESOTA
    Rockets keep playoff hopes alive by crushing TWolves in Minnesota

2016-2017 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 111, Timberwolves 109 : TEN STRAIGHT
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 17, 2016 IN MINNESOTA
    Furious comeback late forces OT, pushes Rockets to 10th straight win
  • Timberwolves 119, Rockets 105 : OUT OF GAS
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 11, 2017 IN MINNESOTA
    With Gordon out, Rockets misfire, can't defend in 119-105 loss in Minnesota
  • Rockets 142, Timberwolves 130 : THREES EVERYWHERE
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 25, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets hit 22 threes, score season-high 142 points in win over Wolves
  • Rockets 123, Timberwolves 118 : Rockets Finish 55-27
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 12, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Harden, Rockets top Timberwolves, get ready to host Thunder

2017-2018 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE TIMBERWOLVES:

  • Rockets 116, Timberwolves 98 : Gordon Leads Rockets Past Wolves
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 18, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Harden returns and looks rusty but Gordon, CP3 carry Rockets to win
  • Rockets 126, Timberwolves 108 : Rockets Bury TWolves With Threes
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 13, 2018 IN MINNESOTA
    Anderson, Harden lead barrage as Rockets hit 10 threes in the fourth
  • Rockets 120, Timberwolves 102 : Trio Topples Timberwolves
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 23, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Capela, Harden, Paul too strong for Wolves as Rockets take 11th straight
  • Rockets 129, Timberwolves 120 : Harden Ends TWolves' Rally
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 18, 2018 IN MINNESOTA
    Rockets build huge lead, hold on late behind's Harden 34 and 12 assists
  • Rockets 104, Timberwolves 101 : THE MVP SHINES
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 15, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    On a night most Rockets struggle, Harden's 44 lifts team to Game 1 win
  • Rockets 102, Timberwolves 82 : Defense, Paul Leads Rockets To 2-0 Lead
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 18, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets shut down Towns, Wolves as CP3, Green lead offense in blowout
  • Timberwolves 121, Rockets 105 : WOLVES PICK APART ROCKETS
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 21, 2018 IN MINNESOTA
    Houston's cold offense finally catches up as series lead falls to 2-1
  • Rockets 119, Timberwolves 100 : FIFTY BURGER!
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 23, 2018 IN MINNESOTA
    Rockets drop fifty on Wolves in third quarter alone, take 3-1 series lead
  • Rockets 122, Timberwolves 104 : SECOND ROUND BOUND
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 25, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Harden, Capela lead balanced attack as Rockets finish Wolves 4-1

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