If anyone needs a reminder that the 2018-19 Bulls are young, just listen to rookie Wendell Carter Jr.'s reaction to earning the starting center spot and guarding Joel Embiid in the season opener Thursday against the 76ers in Philadelphia.
Stephen Curry had 32 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors opened their quest for a three-peat by holding off the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-100.
After a relatively light practice Tuesday – one that ended early – Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau said he expects Jimmy Butler to play in Wednesday's season opener in San Antonio. As to how many minutes he will play, and how the team will move forward in terms of working on trading its star player? That isn't so clear.
Trae Young's first NBA game is Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. He will start at point guard for the Hawks against the Knicks. It's the first game of a long season for Young, but it's also the beginning of an era.
LOS ANGELES–During his 13 seasons as an NBA guard, Doc Rivers remembers being told by coaches such as Pat Riley and Mike Fratello that he was bound to join them someday. He, in turn, told them he would be a broadcaster.