Timberwolves vs. Heat: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

The Minnesota Timberwolves (0-0) play against the Miami Heat (0-0) at FTX Arena

Game Time: 7:30 PM EDT on Tuesday October 4, 2022

Minnesota Timberwolves 0, Miami Heat 0 (7:30 pm ET)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
Headband Jaden. pic.twitter.com/Aa5gG2fUTg7:29 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat opening with Adebayo, Yurtseven, Martin, Herro and Lowry, with Butler being given the night off. – 7:23 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Looks like the Heat’s starting lineup for the preseason opener will be Caleb Martin, Kyle Lowry, Tyler Herro, Omer Yurtseven and Bam Adebayo.
Jimmy Butler is out tonight for rest. – 7:23 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
So what might the starting lineup look like tonight?
Kyle Lowry
Tyler Herro
Max Strus
Caleb Martin
Bam Adebayo
That’s my guess – 7:17 PM

Jason Jackson @TheJaxShow
The @Miami Heat (pregame show) is on the radio. Live on our new (old) home @560WQAM! Find us on the @Audacy app, HEAT app or ch 895 on @SIRIUSXM! – 7:10 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Timberwolves’ starters tonight at Heat (7:30 p.m., Bally Sports Sun):
Jaylen Nowell
Anthony Edwards
Jaden McDaniels
Kyle Anderson
Naz Reid – 7:06 PM

Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Tyler Herro breakout season starts tonight. New contract, same energy. #HeatCulture
pic.twitter.com/0DxBCvUIFP6:57 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
DA 1️⃣ pic.twitter.com/oLvVLGhsbP6:52 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Tyler Herro explains significance of extension and why he simply couldn’t pass it up miamiherald.com/sports/nba/mia…6:44 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Year 4 pic.twitter.com/2kWk6Rvoit6:43 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Victor Oladipo not playing tonight, but getting some shots up in warmups pic.twitter.com/6JzOzrezNx6:35 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
the whole squad is here. pic.twitter.com/8uPP3TIcBt6:15 PM

Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Timberwolves announce D’Angelo Russell won’t play tonight, in addition to the previously announced Karl-Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert. – 6:11 PM

Jon Krawczynski @JonKrawczynski
Wolves say D’Angelo Russell, Karl-Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert will not play in tonight’s preseason opener in Miami – 6:08 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Tyler Herro warming up for Miami’s first preseason game of the year pic.twitter.com/Sjau3IkP246:05 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
Miami just got warmer. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/uGvdjnzwdC6:05 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
📍305 pic.twitter.com/B6NIaIUM8C5:50 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
#MINvsMIA UPDATE: Jimmy Butler, Gabe Vincent and Victor Oladipo will all miss tonight’s game vs the Wolves (rest). – 5:50 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Spoelstra says the goal is a bit more rest for Oladipo before his preseason debut, but also said no setbacks. – 5:49 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Spoelstra says Jimmy Butler is out tonight. Also no Oladipo or Vincent. – 5:48 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Jimmy Butler, Victor Oladipo and Gabe Vincent are not going to play in tonight’s preseason opener for rest purposes. – 5:48 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Jimmy Butler, Gabe Vincent, and Victor Oladipo are not playing tonight for rest – 5:48 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Erik Spoelstra voted top coach by NBA GMs, but Heat picked to fall to fifth in East. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… Also: Caleb Martin, Max Strus discuss Heat goals during preseason. – 5:28 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
From earlier — Tyler Herro extension viewed as both living in moment and a bridge to Heat’s future. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…5:26 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
From earlier — ASK IRA: Will Tyler Herro’s extension impact future Heat spending? sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…5:26 PM

Karl-Anthony Towns @KarlTowns
Routine. pic.twitter.com/rVoehK0XH44:05 PM

Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz
From AM: NBA GMs think a lot more highly of Spo than they do of Heat’s chances of top four seed: miamiherald.com/sports/spt-col…3:10 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
ball is life. pic.twitter.com/WpRR5JSXZ52:38 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Erik Spoelstra voted top coach by NBA GMs, but Heat picked to fall to fifth in East. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… Heat players largely overlooked in annual survey. – 1:46 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
IT’S FINALLY GAMEDAY 🗣 pic.twitter.com/oRvWk2tMPL1:39 PM

Miami Heat @MiamiHEAT
Dunks, dancing and everything in between. Thanks to everyone who came out to last night’s Red, White & Pink 💓 game benefiting the @BaptistHealthSF Miami Cancer Institute pic.twitter.com/sOx3uxxygz1:39 PM

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