NBA schedule: Heat try to bounce back, Timberwolves visit Knicks

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The first week of the NBA season concludes Sunday with the Hawks visiting the Lakers and Kevin Love visiting Madison Square Garden.

The inaugural week of NBA action comes to an end with six games to wrap up opening weekend. NBATV hosts the only national television game when the Phoenix Suns visit the Oklahoma City Thunder at 7 p.m. ET.

The Miami Heat have struggled out of the gate, losing two of their first three games. The defending champions host the winless Washington Wizards at 6 p.m. ET. Nene sat out Wednesday with a calf injury and John Wall is questionable with back spasms.

The Minnesota Timberwolves will try to open the season with a third straight victory when they visit the New York Knicks, who are looking to bounce back after Derrick Rose hit a game-winning floater over Tyson Chandler Thursday. Kevin Love is averaging 27.5 points and 14.5 rebounds per game to start the season and is shooting 46 percent from beyond the arc.

The final game of the night features the Atlanta Hawks visiting the Los Angeles Lakers at 9:30 p.m. ET. The Lakers haven't won since their season opener against the Los Angeles Clippers, while the Hawks have split their first two games of the season.

Here's the full schedule for Sunday (all times ET):

Game Time TV
Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons 6 p.m. FSDT, CSNE
Washington Wizards vs. Miami Heat 6 p.m. CSMA, SUN
Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic 6 p.m. YES, FSFL
Phoenix Suns vs. Oklahoma City Thunder 7 p.m. NBATV
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. New York Knicks 7:30 p.m. FSN, MSG
Atlanta Hawks vs. Los Angeles Lakers 9:30 p.m. FSS, TWSN

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