The Denver Nuggets will take their nine-game winning streak to Boston to face the red-hot Celtics at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday. The Celtics have won six games in a row since losing Rajon Rondo for the season due to a knee injury.
The Miami Heat will host the struggling Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. The Lakers are 9-17 on the road and are coming off a dramatic win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday. At 24-27, the Lakers are 3.5 games behind the Houston Rockets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
The Heat have won four games in a row to take a 1.5 game lead over the New York Knicks for the best record in the Eastern Conference.
The complete Sunday NBA schedule is as follows (all times are eastern):
Clippers vs. Knicks, 1 p.m.
Lakers vs. Heat, 3:30 p.m.
Hornets vs. Raptors, 6 p.m.
Timberwolves vs. Grizzlies, 6 p.m.
Nuggets vs. Celtics, 6 p.m.
Trail Blazers vs. Magic, 6 p.m.
Spurs vs. Nets, 8 p.m.
Thunder vs. Suns, 8 p.m.
Rockets vs. Kings, 8 p.m.
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