Game 7 matchups, by the numbers

Updated: May 19, 2004, 9:48 AM ET
By Roland Beech | Special to ESPN Insider
The Sacramento Kings face a Game 7 on the road against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team with the Western Conference's best regular-season record. Worse, they'll do so without the suspended Anthony Peeler.

Sure, Peeler is averaging just 4.5 points per game in the playoffs, but a look inside the numbers suggests the veteran shooting guard has been key to getting the Kings to Game 7 against the Timberwolves.

With two conference semifinals heading to Game 7s this week, we pulled up the plus/minus and five-man-unit charts to better understand who is performing and who isn't.


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