December 9, 2011; Westwego, LA, USA; A detailed view of the NBA logo and signature of the commissioner David Stern on a basketball on the first day of New Orleans Hornets training camp practice at the Alario Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Daily Links for Tuesday, October 29: NBA Kick-off Edition


It’s game on, people!

That’s right: the NBA kicks off its 2013-2014 season tonight with three games on the schedule – can you dig it?

Granted, the Boston Celtics don’t open their season until tomorrow night, but it’s still good to see hoops on the TV.  Let’s get you guys ready for all the action.

First off, head over to the Season Preview Section of NBA.com, where you’ll find team predictions, opening day headlines, videos, and much much more!

With three games on tap, you’re going to want to edu-macate yourselves on the storylines headed into each contest.  Here’s your Orlando Magic – Indiana Pacers preview; your Chicago Bulls – Miami Heat preview; and your Battle for Los Angeles preview.    Nothing like some good ol’ fashioned grudge matches to kick the season off!

Part of the fun of a new season is watching rookies become ballers right before our very eyes.  Here is one list of rookies to keep a close eye on.  [b/r]

Just in case you needed them, here are 68 reasons to watch the NBA this season. [Sports Illustrated]  Sure – they couldn’t find one more, right?

Then, for fun – what would your ideal, “dream” NBA season look like?  Something like this, maybe?   [Bleacher Report]

Last and never least comes your Boston Celtics read of the day.  Today’s article: the Cs wish list for the 2013-2014 season. [b/r]

Be good, and enjoy the games tonight!

 

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