For the first time in his NBA career, Carmelo Anthony started a match on the bench. The Houston Rockets forward is keen to adapt, though.
Deandre Ayton and Luka Doncic went head to head as the Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks.
Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard is moving on from a tough season in the NBA.
The Los Angeles Lakers want to make sure LeBron James stays fresh throughout his time with the team.
Houston Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony is ready to play his part off the bench this season.
Andrew Wiggins, who finished last season with 1,452 points, hopes to help underprivileged children gain better access to organised sports.
Parker said not starting would be a “huge adjustment” for him after he was asked to play with Chicago’s second unit late in the preseason.
The Denver Nuggets have won at least 40 games in each of their past two seasons under coach Michael Malone, who has signed a new deal.
After making his return from a year out with injury, Gordon Hayward said: "It was amazing to be out there on the court again."
The Los Angeles Lakers will be hoping for a fillip having acquired LeBron James and the Opta stats suggest he will have a huge impact.
Anthony Davis – who finished third in the MVP voting last season – feels he is the most dominant force in the NBA.
LeBron James will help the Los Angeles Lakers improve but they cannot win the NBA title just yet, according to Steve Nash.
LeBron James' first season in Los Angeles will dominate the agenda, but there are multiple other narratives worth following.
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the Golden State Warriors past the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward returned as the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA.
The Boston Celtics have won 19 of their last 23 games against the Philadelphia 76ers, so Joel Embiid does not see them as rivals.
Riley addressed reports of profanity in trade negotiation with the Timberwolves, saying "conversations have been nothing but cordial."
The 7-3 star missed most of the second half of the 2017-18 season with a torn ACL.