All eyes on Paul in NBA opener
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.