On March 13, the NBA regular season, the Timberwolves played a wave of 9-1 in the last two minutes to seal the victory, and finally defeated the Heat 113-104 away from home, completing the double play against the Heat in the regular season this season.
Eight of the Timberwolves scored in double figures, Towns had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Edwards had 15 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists, and Noel had 16 points. For the Heat, Herro scored 30 points and 7 rebounds off the bench, Adebayo scored 19 points, 12 rebounds and 3 steals, and Struth scored 19 points and 7 rebounds.
In the first quarter of the game, Towns took the lead with a three-pointer, and then made consecutive shots and penalties, leading the Timberwolves to a perfect 9-0 start. Adebayor dunked, Russell scored 2+1, Duncan Robinson was dissatisfied with the penalty and ate T. But then Towns also fell into a foul crisis, Adebayor took off and dunked continuously, and Lowry also began to exert his strength. The Heat gradually narrowed the point difference. In the last attack, Morris made a layup. After the first quarter, the Timberwolves led 30-25 by 5 points.
In the second quarter of the game, Norwell shot inside and outside, Hiro also scored consecutive points, and the two sides took the lead alternately. But in the second half of this quarter, the Timberwolves fell into a scoring drought, and Struth hit a three-pointer, Herro made a three-point free throw, and Lowry sent a precise long pass and assisted Herro with a dunk. Towns was dissatisfied with the penalty and ate T, and the Heat won a 42-25 margin of 17 points in a single quarter. After halftime, the Heat overtook the Timberwolves 67-55 by 12 points.
After changing sides and fighting again, the situation on the field suddenly changed. The Timberwolves started to exert their strength. McDaniels sent dunks. Russell and Beasley also made three-point long shots in a row. The Heat quickly chased the difference to 4 points. Adebayor 2+1 to stop the bleeding, Hiro also made a three-pointer, but after the Timberwolves replaced the bench, a second wave of offense was launched. In the final attack, Prince made a three-pointer at the buzzer, and after the third quarter, the Timberwolves took the lead again 89-86.
In the final quarter, Struth and Maurice each scored a goal, and the Heat overtook 1 point. Prince made two free throws, Herro made a three-pointer, and the two teams took the lead. After the two sides tied at 97, Herro took the lead in making a three-pointer, but Edwards immediately responded with a three-pointer, Towns stepped back, and McDaniels made a dunk, and the Timberwolves scored 7-0. Struth resisted the pressure and made a three-pointer, Edwards made a breakthrough, Spoelstra failed to challenge, Beasley killed the game with a key three-pointer, and finally the Timberwolves beat the Heat.