9ja news/Associated Press article 9/11 victims,the economy and a host of other topics covered by the NBA are expected to make up most of the top news for the NBA’s regular season opener on Thursday.
The top news stories are expected:NBA All-Star Game, the league’s showcase event that will be broadcast live on TNT, and the NBA All-Rookie First Team, the first of the season.
ESPN’s Basketball News will also be providing a comprehensive coverage of the NBA season.
A full recap of all the NBA games on ESPN, including stats and player breakdowns, will be available to subscribers on the network’s website.
NBA All/Rookie teams are the league-sanctioned players for each position group, which will be announced in the coming days.
The NBA also has a slate of events this week.
All-Star Weekend begins Thursday, and NBA All/NBA First Team events are scheduled for Sunday.
New Orleans Pelicans guard Alvin Gentry is a top-ranked prospect for the 2019 NBA Draft, but he has yet to make his decision on whether to enter the draft.