Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves at Miami Heat, 6 p.m. Sunday
When/Where: 6 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena. Tickets: Available at Heat.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX.
TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: This is the first game of the two-game season series, with the teams to meet April 5 in Minnesota . . . The teams split the two-game series last season, with the Heat having won three of the past four meetings. The Heat have lost two of the last three meetings at AmericanAirlines Arena . . . The game concludes a three-game homestand for the Heat, who are 9-4 against the Western Conference this season, including 5-2 against the West at home . . . The Heat enter 10-4 in their last 14 games . . . The game opens a three-game trip for the Timberwolves, as well as opening a back-to-back set that concludes Monday in New Orleans on New Year's Eve . . . The Timberwolves are 3-7 in their last 10 . . . Goran Dragic (knee) and Dion Waiters (ankle) are out for the Heat, with James Johnson (illness), Udonis Haslem (illness), Wayne Ellington (illness) and Derrick Jones Jr. (migraine) questionable, and Duncan Robinson and Yante Maten on G League assignment . . . For the Timberwolves, Jeff Teague (ankle) and Derrick Rose (ankle) are doubtful, with C.J. Williams and Jared Terrell on G League assignment.