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NBA Releases Schedule for 2013-14 Season
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On August 6, 2013 @ 6:19 pm In Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
On Tuesday evening, the NBA released the schedule for the 2013-14 season. Every team’s schedule is now available on their respective website and tickets are now on sale as well.
The league’s 68th season begins Tuesday, Oct. 29, as part of Kia NBA Tip-Off ’13, with a TNT doubleheader, marking the 18th straight season the network has tipped off with two games on opening night. In the first game (8 p.m. ET), the Miami HEAT begins its quest for a third straight title hosting a Chicago Bulls team that welcomes back 2011 Kia NBA MVP Derrick Rose, who missed the entire 2012-13 season recovering from a knee injury. Before the game, TNT will televise the championship ring ceremony. The second game is an all-Los Angeles affair, with the Doc Rivers-led Clippers taking on the Lakers at STAPLES Center (10:30 p.m. ET).
Other notable games include:
The five Christmas contests — Chicago Bulls vs. Brooklyn Nets, Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New York Knicks, Miami HEAT vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors.
Both games between 2013 Finals opponents will be televised nationally. The San Antonio Spurs and Miami HEAT tip off an ABC doubleheader (1 p.m. ET) on Jan. 26 at AmericanAirlines Arena, with the Lakers taking on the Knicks (3:30 p.m. ET) in the second game. Miami travels to San Antonio (8 p.m. ET) on March 6, as part of a doubleheader on TNT, with the Lakers and Clippers completing the double-dip (10:30 pm. ET).
Long-time Boston Celtics Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett return to Boston as members of the new-look Brooklyn Nets under the direction of first-year Coach Jason Kidd on Jan. 26 on ESPN (6:30 p.m. ET).
via NBA press release
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