Week 1 of NBA: The highlights
Tuesday: The NBA season begins with a TNT doubleheader. At 7 p.m., Kyrie Irving faces his old team when Boston plays at Cleveland. At 9:30 p.m., the Warriors raise their second championship banner in three years and Chris Paul makes his Rockets debut when Houston plays at Golden State.
Wednesday: The new-look Timberwolves open their season at San Antonio in a nationally televised game (8:30 p.m., ESPN, FSN).
Friday: The Wolves play their home opener in newly refurbished Target Center against Ricky Rubio and the Utah Jazz (7 p.m., FSN).
Next Sunday: The Wolves get their first look at the Thunder’s new Big Three (Russell Westbrook, Paul George, Carmelo Anthony) when they play at Oklahoma City (6 p.m., FSN).
This week’s Star Tribune: Tuesday, NBA preview; Wednesday, Timberwolves season preview