There’s only four games on today’s slate but the matchups make up for the number of games.

Take a look at some storylines to follow from Friday’s contests:

  • Kemba Walker makes his first return to Charlotte as the Celtics put their five-game winning streak on the line against the Hornets.
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Dejounte Murray – two of the brightest young guards in the league – go head-to-head as the Thunder travel to take on the Spurs.
  • The Suns and Heat have both shocked the NBA with their hot starts to the season. These two 5-2 teams face off in Phoenix, trying to further prove the legitimacy behind their successful beginning to the season.
  • Damian Lillard and the Trail Blazers look to bounce back from a tough loss to the Warriors against Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers.

We have you covered with updates, highlights and more from today’s action!

Boston Celtics at Charlotte Hornets


After spending his first eight seasons of his NBA career with the Hornets, Kemba Walker makes his first appearance in Charlotte as a visitor. Can he lead the Celtics to their sixth-consecutive win?

Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs


Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Spurs guard Dejounte Murray have striking similarities in their game and for the first time – since Murray missed all of last season due to an ACL injury – they’ll go head-to-head.

Miami Heat at Phoenix Suns


After blowing out the Houston Rockets by 29 points, the Heat suffered a 20-point loss to the Nuggets. They’ve gotten out to a great start this season, but can they bounce back on the road against the Suns team that has shocked the NBA world with their 5-2 start?

Portland Trail Blazers at LA Clippers


Kawhi Leonard missed the Clippers first-end of their back-to-back against the Milwaukee Bucks, but he’ll be suited up for this contest against the Blazers. Watch as two of the NBA’s biggest superstars going at it in a battle between Leonard and Damian Lillard.

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