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.
The Boston Celtics have won 19 of their last 23 games against the Philadelphia 76ers, so Joel Embiid does not see them as rivals.
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the Golden State Warriors past the Oklahoma City Thunder.