Lakers host Warriors in the second game of the 2021 – 2022 NBA Opening Night at Staples Center

NBA - The 2021 – 2022 NBA Regular Season schedules are partially released by the National Basketball Association (NBA) which features double header games in the NBA opening night on October 19, 2021. (US Time)

The reigning and defending 2020 – 2021 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks faces the star studded Brooklyn Nets on the first game of the season at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2 – Time NBA Regular Season MVP and the reigning Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo faces Olympic Gold medalist Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden for the opening salvo of Bucks vs Nets.

In the second game of the NBA opening night, LeBron James and the Lakers will face Stephen Curry and the Warriors at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

The newly revamp lineup of the LA Lakers will parade new comers like former LA Lakers Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza and Wayne Ellington, new comers features former MVP Russell Westbrook, future Hall of Fame Carmelo Anthony, Malik Monk, Kendrick Nunn, Kent Bazemore and others.

While the Lakers old timer are Marc Gasol, Taylon Horton Tucker, Anthony Davis and the longest tenure Lakers LeBron James.

The Lakers possible Starting Five might be Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, LeBron James and Anthony Davis?

Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors parade the return of one of the halves of the "Splash Brothers" Klay Thompson. Thompson is scheduled to return for the Warriors this season where he missed the entire NBA Season last season due to injury.

Aside from Klay Thompson return from injury, former Finals MVP Andre Iguodala return for the Warriors as a free agent and might as well end his NBA career as a Warrior?

The Warriors will rely also on their defensive specialist Draymond Green. Warriors possible Starting Five might be Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Andrew Wiggins and Andre Iguodala.

On Christmas Day scheduled matches it also featured the LA Lakers versus the Brooklyn Nets the most anticipated games where both teams are the early favorite of meeting the 2022 NBA Finals?