The San Antonio Spurs will host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Opening Night of the 2017-18 regular season. A look at how to watch it online.
On Wednesday night, the San Antonio Spurs will open their 2017-18 regular season schedule. It starts the path to the NBA Finals which they missed out on in the 2017 playoffs. That was due to a series sweep, by the Golden State Warriors.
Opening Night will see the Spurs face the Minnesota Timberwolves at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX. It’s the first of 41 games at their home venue.
San Antonio will be without Kawhi Leonard. He missed the entire preseason with a quad injury, so the team provide a different look from early October. His return timetable is also unknown.
In Leonard’s place look for Kyle Anderson to start. He filled in for every game he was healthy in the preseason, missing two due to injury. Rudy Gay will be the other option, but he mostly saw time off the bench in the final four preseason tilts.
As for the Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler, Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson will make their regular season debut for this team. They were acquired in the offseason, to bolster the roster, for a potential playoff run. These three join Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, two of the NBA’s rising stars.
Details on how to watch the Spurs vs. Timberwolves are below. This includes the start time, TV info, live stream information and more:
The Spurs will look to start the season with a win, as they face a Western Conference opponent that’s expected to be a top team. Stay tuned for a recap and reaction after the game.