MONDAY: vs. San Antonio, 7 p.m. (FSOK) — The Spurs handed the Thunder a gut-wrenching, season-opening, buzzer-beating setback on a Tony Parker 20-footer.
WEDNESDAY: at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. (FSOK) — The Hawks have two of the NBA's most impressive road wins so far this season — at Memphis and OKC. Revenge.
THURSDAY: at Minnesota, 6 p.m. (TNT, FSOK) — The Timberwolves slowly are regaining their health, and point guard Ricky Rubio is scheduled to play vs. Thunder.
DEC. 25: at Miami, 4:30 p.m. (ABC) — This Christmas Day special features last year's NBA finalists, who both seem poised to make repeat appearances this year.
DEC. 27: vs. Dallas, 7 p.m. (TNT) — First meeting this year against the nemesis Mavericks, who hardly resembles themselves. Will Dirk Nowitzki (knee) be ready?