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Toronto Raptors vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (Feb. 14, 2021): Live score updates, news, stats and highlights

The Minnesota Timberwolves used a hot shooting night to snap their four-game losing streak with a win over the Toronto Raptors.

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Toronto Raptors vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

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Final: Timberwolves 116, Raptors 112

9:36 p.m. - Jordan McLaughlin sinks two

9:32 p.m. - Pascal Siakam gets a bad roll on the potential game-tying layup and Toronto is forced to foul.

Wolves lead 114-112 with 3.7 seconds remaining.

9:31 p.m. - With 11.6 seconds remaining, Toronto forces a Minnesota turnover.

Wolves lead 114-112. Raptors ball.

Toronto has a chance to win it.

9:27 p.m. - Things are getting intense.

DeAndre' Bembry converts an and-one, fouling out Wolves centre Karl-Anthony Towns in the process.

With 38.0 seconds remaining the Timberwolves lead 112-110.

9:21 p.m. - Just over two minutes remain and Minnesota remains in command.

Timberwolves lead 110-105 with 2:09 remaining in regulation.

Minnesota has an opportunity to pull away here but Toronto will look to make one last stand.

9:15 p.m. - The Timberwolves have responded with a 7-0 run.

Minnesota leads 105-98 with 4:43 left in the fourth.

There's plenty of basketball left to be played but the Raptors will need to stage another rally.

9:05 p.m. - With just under seven minutes remaining in regulation, the Raptors have used a 9-0 run to tie things up at 96.

This could come down to the wire.

End of Third Quarter: Timberwolves 91, Raptors 83

8:52 p.m. - Minnesota takes an eight-point lead into the final frame after a hot-shooting third quarter.

The Wolves shot 15-for-20 (75.0%) in the third quarter alone to outscore the Raptors 37-25 in the quarter.

Rookie Anthony Edwards scored seven points in the third, including a monster dunk.

8:40 p.m. - With 3:41 remaining in the third, Minnesota leads 81-77.

Malik Beasley, who has knocked down six 3s, is up to a game-high 20 points for the Timberwolves while Anthony Edwards has 13 points.

Fred VanVleet has yet to score in the second half but Norman Powell is up to 17 points on 66.7% shooting from the field.

Halftime: Raptors 58, Timberwolves 54

8:08 p.m. - One half down, one to go and Toronto takes a four-point lead into the locker room.

Fred VanVleet leads all scorers with 19 points and is shooting 7-for-11 from the field, 3-for-6 from deep and 2-for-2 from the charity stripe. Norman Powell is the other Raptor in double figures with 13 points on tidy 4-for-5 shooting.

Malik Beasley is the lone Wolf in double figures with 11 points (on 4-for-9 shooting) to go along with three rebounds and three assists.

8:00 p.m. - Less than three minutes remain until the half and Toronto is up by two.

The Raptors lead 46-44 with 2:47 left in the half.

After scoring just five points on Thursday, Fred VanVleet is up to a game-high 13 points (on 4-for-7 shooting) while Norman Powell has scored 10 points.

19-year-old Anthony Edwards leads the Timberwolves with nine points on 4-for-8 shooting.

End of First Quarter: Timberwolves 27, Raptors 26

7:40 p.m. - One quarter is in the books and the Wolves hold a one-point lead.

Led by Malik Beasley and Ricky Rubio, who each knocked down two triples, Minnesota shot 5-for-11 from beyond the arc.

As a team, Toronto struggled to get going, shooting 8-for-21 (38.1%) from the field in the first.

7:30 p.m. - As the opening frame winds down, the Timberwolves hold a 24-21 lead with 2:55 remaining.

Ricky Rubio is pacing the Wolves with eight points while No. 1 overall pick Anthony Edwards has seven points early on.

Raptors guard Fred VanVleet leads all scorers with 10 points on 3-for-5 shooting from the field.

Pregame

6:30 p.m. - Starting for the Raptors: Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet, Norman Powell, Pascal Siakam and Aron Baynes.

6:00 p.m. - Starting for the Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio, Malik Beasley, Anthony Edwards, Jarred Vanderbilt and Karl-Anthony Towns.

Jarrett Culver and D'Angelo Russell are out for the Wolves.

5:20 p.m. - According to multiple reports, OG Anunoby will miss his 10th consecutive game with a strained calf while Yuta Watanabe will miss his third straight game with an ankle sprain.

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