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Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves 3/4/13: Video Highlights and Recap

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The Miami Heat defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday at Target Center, using a strong fourth quarter to eventually put it away, 97-81.

The Heat led after one quarter, 22-16. The two teams battled it out in the second and third quarters before Miami outscored Minnesota 28-18 in the final 12 minutes.

The Heat were able to overcome 23 turnovers by shooting 51 percent from the floor and out-rebounding the Timberwolves, 48-39.

Minnesota scored 18 turnovers of its own and shot 38 percent from the floor.

 

Player of the Game: Dwyane Wade, SG, Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade was spectacular on Monday night, scoring a game-high 32 points on 15-of-23 shooting and adding 10 assists and seven rebounds. He registered a plus-minus of plus-23 in 38 minutes of action.

 

Up Next for Heat

Miami hosts the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. The Magic have one of the worst records in the NBA this season after trading away Dwight Howard in August.

 

Up Next for Timberwolves

Minnesota hosts the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. The Wizards find themselves near the bottom of the standings in the Eastern Conference, averaging a league-worst 91.9 points this season.

 

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