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Wolves preparing for LeBron, Heat

The Timberwolves are back in action Friday night when they welcome the undefeated Miami Heat at Target Center. LeBron James is leading the Heat with 32.7 points per game. The Wolves could be without J.J. Barea, who missed practice Thursday with a strained hamstring.
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The Timberwolves are back in action Friday night when they welcome the undefeated Miami Heat at Target Center. LeBron James is leading the Heat with 32.7 points per game. The Wolves could be without J.J. Barea, who missed practice Thursday with a strained hamstring.

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