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Timberwolves beat Heat 109-100 in Thibodeau's coaching debut

Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves handles the ball against the Miami Heat.

Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves handles the ball against the Miami Heat.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points, going 13 for 16 from the free throw line to overcome 3-for-11 shooting from the floor.

Towns shot 7 for 18 in Tom Thibodeau's first game as Minnesota coach.

Hassan Whiteside had 17 points and 12 rebounds for Miami.

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TIMBERWOLVES: Rookie Kris Dunn, the No. 5 overall pick, was 2 for 8 for six points in his debut. ... Shabazz Muhammed added 14 points and Nemanja Bjelica had 12.

HEAT: Goran Dragic scored 16 points. ... Dion Waiters and Derrick Williams, both in their first seasons with the Heat, each finished with 14 points.

UP NEXT: Miami (1-1) hosts Brooklyn on Tuesday. Minnesota (1-0) visits Charlotte on Monday.