Bruce Fedyck-US PRESSWIRE
The NBA season begins with three games on Tuesday. The Timberwolves open their schedule on Friday.
The 2012-13 NBA regular season gets underway on Tuesday with a couple of headlining matchups. The Boston Celtics will travel to Miami to face the defending champion Heat, and the Dallas Mavericks are up against the Los Angeles Lakers, who added Steve Nash and Dwight Howard during the offseason.
Here is the complete schedule for the first three days of the NBA regular season:
Tuesday, Oct. 30
Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat (7 p.m. CT, TNT)
Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers (9:30 p.m. CT, TNT)
Wednesday, Oct. 31
Sacramento Kings vs. Chicago Bulls (7 p.m. CT)
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz (8 p.m. CT)
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers (9:30 p.m. CT)
Thursday, Nov. 1
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs (8:30 p.m. CT, TNT)