Miami Heat defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 129-97

MIAMI — Michael Beasley returned to Miami on Tuesday for what he called just another road game, but it turned out to be anything but that.

Booed by fans who cheered him during his first two NBA seasons, Beasley's evening lasted fewer than 11 minutes before he fell hard and left the game because a bruised left hip that initially looked much worse than that.

Beasley had scored 11 points in those 10-plus minutes and had just hit a layup and drew a foul when he crashed t...

MIAMI - Kevin Love forever will remember what he calls his "Welcome to the NBA Moment," a night two years ago when Tim Duncan banked a lovely, soft shot over him for two perfunctory points that never made any highlight reel, and then offered a few simple words.

Timberwolves swingman Wes Johnson's time arrived Tuesday night in Miami against the NBA's version of a three-ring carnival act and he got something in a 129-97 loss to the Heat that Love never did in his rookie s...