Opening night: Two games Tuesday, both on TNT — Golden State at Brooklyn, 6 p.m.; L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m.
Timberwolves opener: 7 p.m. Wednesday vs. Detroit (FSN). Game 1 of 72.
Christmas Day feast: Five games Friday — New Orleans at Miami, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Golden State at Milwaukee, 1:30 p.m. (Ch. 5); Brooklyn at Boston, 4 p.m. (Ch. 5); Dallas at L.A. Lakers, 7 p.m. (Ch. 5 and ESPN); L.A. Clippers at Denver, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN).