The Miami Heat are attempting to break the franchise's record for longest winning streak with their 15th straight triumph on Monday. They could not have picked a better opponent than the Minnesota Timberwolves, who host the Heat on Monday. Miami rallied from a big deficit to knock off the New York Knicks and match the franchise record with their 14th consecutive win on Sunday. The Timberwolves have dropped five straight games.The Heat's biggest weakness is in rebounding, where Minnesota usually excels. But the Timberwolves are suffering through more frontcourt injuries than any team in recent memory, with center Nikola Pekovic (abdomen) the latest to go down. Miami has proven it can beat teams big and small over the last 14 games. LeBron James suffered a minor leg injury on Sunday but stayed in the game and came through with big shots and a key steal down the stretch in a 99-93 win over the New York Knicks.TV: 8 p.m. ET, Sun Sports (Miami), WFTC (Minnesota), NBATVABOUT THE HEAT (43-14): Miami has run away with the Eastern Conference and now has its sights set on franchise history and the best record in the NBA. Sunday's win tied the franchise mark set in the 2004-05 season as well as avenging a pair of 20-point losses to the Knicks from earlier in the season. James had a rare off shooting night in a 98-91 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday but found his stroke again with a 29-point effort on Sunday. Dwyane Wade continues to be nearly as impressive and has averaged 24 points during the winning streak. The Heat lead the Indiana Pacers by 6 1/2 games in the East and are two games behind the San Antonio Spurs (47-14) for the top record in the NBA and home court advantage throughout the playoffs. Monday marks the end of a brief two-game road trip, and Miami will start a four-game homestand on Wednesday against Orlando.ABOUT THE TIMBERWOLVES (20-36): Pekovic and Andrei Kirilenko (calf) are both day-to-day while Kevin Love (broken hand) is out until later this month. That is Minnesota's entire starting frontcourt. The Timberwolves have dropped 21 of their last 25 games and have lost their last two by a combined 37 points. Greg Stiemsma got the start in place of Pekovic in Saturday's 109-94 loss at Portland, but Dante Cunningham played 28 minutes off the bench as Minnesota utilized a smaller lineup. Ricky Rubio continues to be a bright spot. The Spanish point guard collected 12 points, nine rebounds and nine assists against the Trail Blazers and is averaging 10.4 assists in the last five contests.BUZZER BEATERS1. Miami has taken five straight in the series and four in a row at Minnesota.2. James is averaging 27.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 7.6 assists in 18 career games against the Timberwolves.3. Heat F Shane Battier has connected on 10 of 14 attempts from 3-point range in his last three games.PREDICTION: Heat 104, Timberwolves 90.