MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Miami Heat looked for a bit of magic from their retiring star when Dwayne Wade went up for a shot at the buzzer.
All the Minnesota Timberwolves could do was brace for a storybook finish.
Instead, Wade’s shot missed the mark, Miami’s playoff hopes took a hit and Minnesota enjoyed the role of spoiler in a 111-109 victory Friday night.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Timberwolves. Dario Saric scored 19 points, Andrew Wiggins added 18 and Gorgui Dieng finished with a season-high 19 off the bench for Minnesota.
“He’s an all-time legend at that, but we got very fortunate,” Towns said of Wade’s shot. “Usually when you’re on your last dance, the basketball gods give you