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Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio, right, of Spain, races for the loose all with Miami Heat's Norris Cole in second half Friday in Minneapolis. The Heat won 103-101. Associated Press.

Minnesota plays Heat down to final seconds


By Jon Krawczynski

AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- LeBron James has always put up big numbers when he comes to Target Center to play the Minnesota Timberwolves. And he rarely has to break a sweat -- or play in the fourth quarter -- to do it.

Now that Ricky Rubio is running the point and Rick Adelman is calling the shots for the Timberwolves, James and the rest of the NBA are going to have to work for everything they get when they come to town.

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