Special Cleveland night: James begins quest for title with Cavs against Knicks in opener
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- For LeBron James, the journey begins anew....

Warriors whip Kings 95-77 in season opener under new coach Steve Kerr
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Klay Thompson scored 19 points and the undermanned Golden State Warriors made Steve Kerr a winner in his coaching debut, rolling past the Sacramento Kings 95-77 on Wednesday night....

Isaiah Thomas, Suns rout Lakers 119-99 despite Kobe Bryant's 31 points.
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PHOENIX (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points in his Phoenix debut, Marcus Morris matched his career high with five 3-pointers and the Suns dominated their season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers 119-99 on Wednesday night despite Kobe Bryant's 31 points....

Kenneth Faried scores 22 points in Nuggets' season-opening 89-79 win over Pistons
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DENVER (AP) -- Kenneth Faried scored 22 points and had 17 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets opened the season Wednesday night with an 89-79 win over Detroit, spoiling the debut of Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy....

Rondo (13 points, 12 assists, 7 rebounds) returns and leads Celtics to 121-105 win over Nets
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BOSTON (AP) -- Brad Stevens knew he had an all-star point guard when he took the Celtics' coaching job, but he didn't really get to see it in his first season on the Boston bench....

Gasol, Gibson carry Bulls to 104-80 rout of Knicks in Rose's return
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Derrick Rose spent way too much time sitting and watching the last two seasons....

Rockets beat Jazz 104-93 to spoil Quin Snyder's NBA coaching debut
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Dwight Howard had 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat the Utah Jazz 104-93 on Wednesday night to spoil Quin Snyder's NBA coaching debut....