LeBron James will start for the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets in the NBA preseason opener. Here’s how to watch the game live stream online
9/30 Update: It was quite bizarre seeing LeBron James dressed in the purple and gold uniform on and it will take some time getting used to for fans and in the league. James tried to have his transition a little bit smoother by doing one of his signature chalk toss before Sunday’s preseason opener versus the Nuggets. He poured some chalk on the table of the press, mixed it and then did a single handclap in the air.
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James tried to make the transition a bit smoother by doing one of his signature gestures before Sunday’s exhibition game against the Nuggets. He made his way over toward press row, poured some chalk on the table, put it on his hands and then did a quick clap to get it in the air.
LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer in free agency after four seasons stint and opted to join the Lakers Los Angeles.
The three-time NBA champion is in charge on bringing the title back to Lakers and ending the Golden State Warriors’ supremacy not only in the Western Conference but also in the league.
After training at the team’s UCLA Health Training Centre, the Los Angeles Lakers kicks off pre-season opener against the Nuggets in San Diego.
While the exhibition games are for rookies and bench player to show their worth to the coaching staff, James will be playing in the preseason opener, as confirmed by Lakers correspondent Tania Ganguli. After all its James debut with the Lakers.
“Starters for the Lakers preseason opener tonight: Rajon Rondo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Brandon Ingram, LeBron James, JaVale McGee.”
The starting five also means debuts for two other newcomers, Rondo and McGee, who arrived in Los Angeles during the free agency period. Ingram is the only basketballer from the young core talent rebuilding campaign to be named as a starter.
The Purple and Gold franchise have built a n interesting roster, so Sunday’s Lakers vs. Nuggets preseason opener is must-watch game and here’s how you can stream live on TV and online.
How to watch Nuggets vs. Lakers
- Date: Sunday, September 30
- Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
- Venue: Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California
- TV Channel: ESPN, Spectrum SportsNet
- Live Stream: WatchESPN