All eyes on Paul in NBA opener

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

The highly an­tic­i­pated de­buts of Chris Paul with the Hous­ton Rockets and Gor­don Hay­ward with the Bos­ton Celtics will high­light the open­ing night of the NBA sea­son, the league has an­nounced.

Paul and the Rockets will visit the Golden State War­riors on Oct 17 as the sec­ond part of a dou­ble­header.

In the opener, Hay­ward and the Celtics will visit the Cleve­land Cava­liers in a re­match of last sea­son’s Eastern Con­fer­ence fi­nals.

The War­riors and the Cava­liers will play a Fi­nals re­match dur­ing the Christ­mas pe­riod, the mar­quee game of the fiveg­ame hol­i­day sched­ule.

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