Igor Kokoskov said Devin Booker will play against the Dallas Mavericks in the Phoenix Suns' season opener on Wednesday.
Steve Kerr is not expecting Golden State to hit the ground running against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday.
Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown confirmed Markelle Fultz will be in the starting line-up, with JJ Redick coming off the bench.
The 7-3 star missed most of the second half of the 2017-18 season with a torn ACL.
Paul Allen, 65, died on Monday in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
LeBron James' first season in Los Angeles will dominate the agenda, but there are multiple other narratives worth following.
The 29-year-old star underwent a knee procedure in mid-September.
Turner averaged 12.7 points and 6.4 rebounds in 65 games for the Pacers last season.
Nance averaged 8.9 points and seven rebounds in 24 games for Cleveland last season.
The Boston Celtics are the favourites in the East while the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers also appear ready to compete.