Minnesota opens at home with 25 points from Naz Reid
The Minnesota Timberwolves achieved their first win of the regular season by defeating the always complicated Miami Heat in their stronghold by a score of 90-106.
Naz Reid was the standout for the T-Wolves with 25 points, 8 rebounds and 2 steals in 28 minutes starting as a reserve. he center He finished 10-of-14 shooting, including 4-of-7 on a 3-pointer.
“Every year I get better, so there was no reason to leave Minnesota,” Reid said. espn. “I appreciate everyone’s love,” he said.
It must be remembered that Reed agreed to extend it last summer for an additional 3 years and $42 million, despite the great competition he faces with Gobert and Towns as starting positions.
Teammate Anthony Edwards finished with 19 points and 7 assists to his name. Towns and Gobert each added a brace: the Frenchman scored 14 points, 14 rebounds and two assists, and his colleague scored 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Minneapolis had a thrilling 4th quarter run with a 24-4 run in the last 7:45 minutes that practically ended up taking down the Florida team.
In the Heat, Tyler Herro led the offense with 22 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists. Bam Adebayo loaned him 19 points.
“Our guys competed really hard, and then there come the moments of truth where the game could swing either way. It became an avalanche,” admitted Erik Spoelstra.
Reed, a fan favorite, was decisive in the fourth quarter, getting more minutes than Towns and Gobert combined. He hit two straight 3-pointers during an 11-0 run.
“It’s very difficult to cover. it’s an animal. “It was everywhere,” Hiro noted. “He is a great player who can open the field. He is also a very good offensive rebounder. He explained that he can make blocks, as well as make plays.
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