Miami 111, Minnesota 92

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 1, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - #10 Ron Garretson, #60 David Guthrie, #63 Derek Richardson
Attendance - 19096

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Miami 30 21 34 26 111
Minnesota 20 32 20 20 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 53-23 28-10 25-13 W2
Minnesota 17-59 12-27 5-32 L9

Recap


The visiting Miami Heat held the Minnesota Timberwolves without a field goal for the first seven minutes of the third quarter and Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 32 points over the stretch in a 111-92 triumph Friday night.
 
With the win, Miami (53-23) stayed 2½ games back of Chicago (55-20) for the top spot in the East and gained a half-game edge over the Celtics for second. The Bulls beat Detroit on Friday night, while Boston (52-23) lost in Atlanta.
 
LeBron James added six of his 27 points during the 25-1 run that opened the third quarter and provided the Heat a 76-53 lead.
 
The Timberwolves (17-59) missed their first 14 shots of the third before Kevin Love converted a layup. Minnesota closed to within 10 with 8:49 left, but Chris Bosh hit a short jumper and James a pair of free throws to thwart the comeback bid.
 
Martell Webster had 22 points and Love added 18 and seven rebounds for Minnesota, which has lost nine straight and fallen to the bottom of the Western Conference.
 
Minnesota shot 50 percent (20 of 40) in the first half and outscored Miami 32-21 in the second quarter to take a 52-51 lead at the break. Webster scored 14 points off the bench, hitting all four shots from the arc.

Top Game Performances

Miami   Minnesota
Dwyane Wade 32 Scoring Martell Webster 22
LeBron James 10 Assists Luke Ridnour 9
Chris Bosh 11 Rebounds Kevin Love 7
Chris Bosh 6 Free Throws Made Kevin Love 8
LeBron James 3 Steals Luke Ridnour 3
Dwyane Wade 2 Blocks Wesley Johnson 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Miami 111 54.5 4-13 23-30 26 46 3 8 18
Minnesota 92 42.0 10-23 14-19 16 31 3 7 15

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Memphis. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .235 after a win and .220 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game on the road against New Jersey . The Heat have a W/L % of .769 after a win and .542 after a loss.
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