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Phoenix Suns v Golden State Warriors Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Golden State Warriors open the 2023-24 NBA regular season with a primetime matchup against the Phoenix Suns. The game will be played at 7:00 PM PT in San Francisco and can be watched on TNT.

What To Watch For:

The Warriors and the Suns made major changes to their rosters after both teams suffered disappointing ends to their seasons. Phoenix got the offseason rolling with a big blockbuster trade which sent point guard Chris Paul to the Washington Wizards for three-time All-Star Bradley Beal. Subsequently, Golden State made their big splash, acquiring Paul from the Wizards in exchange for guard Jordan Poole and other young prospects. Both teams made these moves with a clear focus on the present as their respective rosters now feature several high-profile names ready to compete for championships this season.

While both teams have increased their firepower on offense, they still have questions regarding the defensive side of the ball. For Golden State specifically, it should be interesting to see how they choose to matchup against Phoenix’s potent scoring offense.

Furthermore, Warriors’ defensive ace Draymond Green was ruled out for Tuesday’s opener, adding to their concerns on that side of the floor.

While the Warriors get a bit of relief due to Beal’s absence, Green being ruled out should make it interesting to see how head coach Steve Kerr adapts the starting lineup. Presumably, Paul would be the new starter as has been the case throughout the preseason. However, keep an eye on Jonathan Kuminga who looks primed to make a big third year jump after a fantastic performance this preseason. Kuminga in the starting lineup would help mitigate some of the defensive woes left by Green’s absence and would give the Warriors more balance with Paul coming off the bench.

It should be a fun game. Enjoy the basketball Dub Nation. GO WARRIORS!!!

Projected Starters

Warriors: Chris Paul, Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Kevon Looney

Suns: Devin Booker, Grayson Allen, Josh Okogie, Kevin Durant, Jusuf Nurkic

How to watch Regular Season Game #1

Who: Golden State Warriors (0 - 0) vs. Phoenix Suns (0 - 0)

When: 7:00 p.m. PT

Where: Chase Center, San Francisco, California

TV: TNT (available on fuboTV)

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