Wolves' Johnson does not start
Cassell was limited to 43 seconds in Game 2 and five minutes in Game 4. The All-Star point guard hasn't played in the fourth quarter in any game of the series. He was in street clothes on the bench as the Timberwolves faced a 3-1 series deficit.
Saunders has been dismayed by his centers' dismal offensive production in the series, and nobody has been able to guard Shaquille O'Neal. Johnson had started all of the Timberwolves' previous 16 playoff games, but Olowokandi is Minnesota's most athletic big man.
Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press
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