Three Stars of the Game

Minnesota map outlineTo pay tribute to Minnesota’s status as the ‘North Star’ state and the ‘State of Hockey,’ we decided to call out the Three Stars of every game this year.

For those of you who have no idea what we’re talking about, just go with it.. Or Netflix The Mighty Ducks (D2 & D3 also highly recommended).
 

 
Nov ’12
Opponent
Score
1st Star
2nd Star
3rd Star
  Nov 2 vs. SAC 92 – 80 JJ Barea Andrei Kirilenko Greg Stiemsma
Nov 4 @TOR 86 – 105 Andrei Kirilenko Nikola Pekovic Derrick Williams
Nov 5 @BKN 107 – 96 Andrei Kirilenko Dante Cunningham Chase Budinger
Nov 7 vs. ORL 90 – 75 Luke Ridnour Derrick Williams Brandon Roy
Nov 9 vs. IND 96 – 94 Chase Budinger Alexey Shved George Hill
Nov 10 @CHI 80 – 87 Joakim Noah Andrei Kirilenko Luol Deng
Nov 12 @DAL 90 – 82 Andrei Kirilenko Luke Ridnour Alexey Shved
Nov 14 vs. CHA 87 – 89 Kemba Walker Andrei Kirilenko Byron Mullins
Nov 16 vs. GS 98 – 106 David Lee Derrick Williams Alexey Shved
Nov 21 vs. DEN 94 – 101 Ty Lawson Kevin Love Andre Igoudala
Nov 23 @POR 95 – 103 Damian Lillard Wesley Matthews Kevin Love
Nov 24 @GS 85 – 96 Stephen Curry Harrison Barnes David Lee
Nov 27 @SAC 97 – 89 Kevin Love Andrei Kirilenko Tyreke Evans
Nov 28 @LAC 95 – 101 Chris Paul DeAndre Jordan Alexey Shved
Nov 30 vs. MIL 95 – 85 Nikola Pekovic Alexey Shved Larry Sanders
 
 
Dec ’12
Opponent
Score
1st Star
2nd Star
3rd Star
  Dec 4 @PHI 105 – 88 Alexey Shved Josh Howard JJ Barea
Dec 5 @BOS 94 – 104 Kevin Garnett Jason Terry Rajon Rondo
Dec 7 vs. CLE 91 – 73 Kevin Love Andrei Kirilenko Luke Ridnour
Dec 12 vs. DEN 108 – 105 Nikola Pekovic JJ Barea Andrei Kirilenko
Dec 14 @NO 113 – 102 Nikola Pekovic Andrei Kirilenko Greivis Vasquez
Dec 15 vs. DAL 114 – 106 Ricky Rubio Nikola Pekovic Alexey Shved
Dec 17 @ORL 93 – 102 Glen Davis JJ Redick Nikola Pekovic
Dec 18 @MIA 92 – 103 LeBron James Dwayne Wade Andrei Kirilenko
Dec 20 vs. OKC 99 – 93 Kevin Love Nikola Pekovic Alexey Shved
Dec 23 @NYK 91 – 94 Carmelo Anthony J.R. Smith Nikola Pekovic
Dec 26 vs. HOU 84 – 87 James Harden Omer Asik Dante Cunningham
Dec 29 vs. PHX 111 – 107 Kevin Love Nikola Pekovic Andrei Kirilenko
 
 
Jan ’13
Opponent
Score
1st Star
2nd Star
3rd Star
  Jan 2 @UTA 84 – 106 Jamaal Tinsley Paul Milsap Derrick Favors
Jan 3 @DEN 101 – 97 JJ Barea Kevin Love Dante Cunningham
Jan 5 vs. POR 97 – 102 Damian Lillard Nicolas Batum Wesley Matthews
Jan 8 vs. ATL 108 – 103 Nikola Pekovic Andrei Kirilenko Ricky Rubio
Jan 9 @OKC 84 – 106 Russell Westbrook Kevin Durant Nikola Pekovic
Jan 11 @NO 92 – 104 Greivis Vasquez Al-Farouq Aminu Nikola Pekovic
Jan 13 @SA 88 – 106 Tony Parker Tim Duncan Gary Neal
Jan 14 @DAL 98 – 113 OJ Mayo Darren Collison JJ Barea
Jan 17 LAC 77 – 90 Jamal Crawford Blake Griffin Luke Ridnour
Jan 19 Houston 92 – 79 Chris Johnson Andrei Kirilenko Luke Ridnour
Jan 21 @ATL 96 – 104 Al Horford Jannero Pargo Josh Smith
Jan 23 BKN 83 – 91 Deron Williams CJ Watson Brook Lopez
Jan 25 @WSH 101 – 114 Bradley Beal John Wall Chris Johnson
Jan 26 @CHA 101 – 102 Kemba Walker Gerald Henderson Luke Ridnour
Jan 30 vs. LAC 90 – 96 Blake Griffin DeAndre Jordan Eric Bledsoe
 
 
Feb ’13
Opponent
Score
1st Star
2nd Star
3rd Star
  Feb 1 vs. LAL 100 – 111 Pau Gasol Kobe Bryant Alexey Shved
Feb 2 vs. NO 115 – 86 Dante Cunningham Ricky Rubio Alexey Shved
Feb 4 vs. POR 98 – 100 LaMarcus Aldridge Wesley Matthews Ricky Rubio
Feb 6 vs. SA 94 – 104 Danny Green Tony Parker Nikola Pekovic
Feb 8 vs. NY 94 – 100 Carmelo Anthony Nikola Pekovic Ricky Rubio
Feb 10 @ MEM 88 – 105 Tayshaun Prince Marc Gasol Mike Conley
Feb 11 @ CLE 100 – 92 Luke Ridnour Mickael Gelabale Nikola Pekovic
Feb 13 vs. UTA 93 – 97 Paul Millsap Al Jefferson Ricky Rubio
Feb 20 vs. PHI 94 – 87 Nikola Pekovic Derrick Williams Jrue Holiday
Feb 22 @ OKC 111 – 127 Russell Westbrook Kevin Durant Kevin Martin
Feb 24 vs. GS 99 – 100 Jarrett Jack Ricky Rubio David Lee
Feb 26 @ PHX 83 – 84 Jermaine O’Neal Derrick Williams Wesley Johnson
Feb 28 @ Los Angeles 94 – 116 Kobe Bryant Dwight Howard Ricky Rubio
 
 
Mar ’13
Opponent
Score
1st Star
2nd Star
3rd Star
  Mar 2 @ Portland 94 – 109 JJ Hickson Damian Lillard Derrick Williams
Mar 4 Miami 81 – 97 Dwayne Wade LeBron James Ricky Rubio
Mar 6 Washington 87 – 82 Ricky Rubio John Wall JJ Barea
Mar 9 @ Denver 88 – 111 Ty Lawson Corey Brewer Andre Igoudala
Mar 10 Dallas 77 – 100 Vince Carter OJ Mayo Elton Brand
Mar 12 San Antonio 107 – 83 Ricky Rubio Alexey Shved Chris Johnson
Mar 13 @ Indiana 91 – 107 Roy Hibbert Paul George George Hill
Mar 15 @ Houston 100 – 108 James Harden Jeremy Lin JJ Barea
Mar 17 New Orleans 97 – 95 Derrick Williams Greivis Vasquez Ricky Rubio
Mar 18 @ Memphis 77 – 92 Mike Conley Marc Gasol Tayshaun Prince
Mar 21 @ Sacramento 98 – 101 Tyreke Evans Isaiah Thomas Ricky Rubio
Mar 22 @ Phoenix 117 – 86 Greg Stiemsma Andrei Kirilenko Ricky Rubio
Mar 24 Chicago 97 – 104 Carlos Boozer Nate Robinson Jimmy Butler
Mar 26 @ Detroit 105 – 82 Nikola Pekovic JJ Barea Ricky Rubio
Mar 27 Los Angeles 117 – 120 Kobe Bryant Dwight Howard Dante Cunningham
Mar 29 Oklahoma City 101 – 93 Nikola Pekovic Kevin Durant Ricky Rubio
Mar 30 Memphis 86 – 99 Marc Gasol Ricky Rubio Mike Conley