We made it, folks. The 2019-20 NBA season is finally here.
It was an offseason for the ages, but summer has turned to autumn and the games are about to count for real this time.
The Raptors look to defend their title without Kawhi Leonard, who is now a member of the Clippers. Los Angeles is the biggest city in the NBA again, as both the Clippers and LeBron James and Anthony Davis’ Lakers are eyeing the NBA Finals behind immense star power acquired during the offseason.
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Elsewhere around the league, the Pelicans have a roster full of new faces, including sensational rookie Zion Williamson, who is currently sidelined. The Nets made a big splash in the summer as well by bringing in Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant while the Rockets now have Russell Westbrook to pair with James Harden.
Got all that? Those are just some of the highlights. If the offseason was any indication, this season is as wide-open as they come and should provide plenty of entertainment and storylines. You won’t want to miss any of the action, so that’s where we step in.
Below you’ll find a schedule for every NBA game on Tuesday and Wednesday night to open the regular season, plus live scores and TV information for the games.
NBA schedule: What games are on today?
Here’s the full NBA schedule for the first two days of the regular season, plus final scores and how to watch every game live.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
|8 p.m. ET||Pelicans vs. Raptors||TNT|
|10:30 p.m. ET||Lakers vs. Clippers||TNT|
Wednesday, Oct. 23
|7 p.m. ET||Bulls vs. Hornets||—|
|7 p.m. ET||Pistons vs. Pacers||—|
|7 p.m. ET||Cavaliers vs. Magic||—|
|7:30 p.m. ET||Celtics vs. 76ers||ESPN|
|7:30 p.m. ET||Grizzlies vs. Heat||—|
|7:30 p.m. ET||Timberwolves vs. Nets||—|
|8:30 p.m. ET||Wizards vs. Mavericks||—|
|8:30 p.m. ET||Knicks vs. Spurs||—|
|9 p.m. ET||Thunder vs. Jazz||—|
|10 p.m. ET||Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers||ESPN|
|10 p.m. ET||Kings vs. Suns||—|
How to watch, live stream NBA games
The NBA regular season tips off with four nationally-televised games over the first two days.
On Tuesday, the new-look Pelicans head to Toronto to take on the defending champs at 8 p.m. ET, followed by LeBron’s Lakers taking on the star-studded Clippers at the Staples Center at 10:30 p.m. ET as part of TNT’s opening night doubleheader.
As for Wednesday, ESPN will take the reins with a doubleheader of its own. The Celtics and 76ers get things going at 7:30 p.m. ET, and the Nuggets and Blazers tip off at 10 p.m. ET for the nightcap.
Tuesday, Oct. 22 results
|Pelicans vs. Raptors|
|Lakers vs. Clippers|
Wednesday, Oct. 23 results
|Bulls vs. Hornets|
|Pistons vs. Pacers|
|Cavaliers vs. Magic|
|Celtics vs. 76ers|
|Grizzlies vs. Heat|
|Timberwolves vs. Nets|
|Wizards vs. Mavericks|
|Knicks vs. Spurs|
|Thunder vs. Jazz|
|Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers|
|Kings vs. Suns|