5 p.m. [chs. 2, 7]
It's a rematch of last season's NBA Finals and pits the two teams with the league's richest histories. Coupled with the Spurs-Suns game at 2:30 p.m., the doubleheader marks the beginning of this season's NBA coverage on ABC. Magic Johnson will make his debut on the network's pre-game show at 2 p.m. Mike Breen, Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy call the Celtics-Lakers game.