Report: Sixers-Celtics, Warriors-Thunder could be TNT’s season-opening slate

The Philadelphia 76ers versus the Boston Celtics and the Golden State Warriors versus the Oklahoma City Thunder could be TNT’s season-opening double-header on October 16, according to a report from Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe.

The NBA hasn’t released the regular season schedule yet.

The Celtics and Sixers are arguably the two best teams in the Eastern Conference, while the Thunder and Warriors have a nice rivalry going after Kevin Durant left OKC to sign with Golden State.

There would be a lot of star power in these two games. The Celtics have Kyrie IrvingGordon HaywardJayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, while the Sixers have Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid.

Everyone knows who the Warriors bring to the table. They have Stephen CurryKlay Thompson, Durant and Draymond Green, while the Thunder have Russell Westbrook and Paul George.

The Celtics defeated the Sixers in the second-round of the playoffs this past season in five games.