NBA TVs 2015-16 Regular Season Schedule to Feature Nine Appearances by Defending Champion Warriors, Cavaliers, Spurs and More
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Network to Televise 31 Doubleheaders & One Tripleheader During 2015-16 Regular Season
NBA TV’s comprehensive coverage of the 2015-16 regular season will include the league’s top teams and biggest stars in action highlighted by nine appearances by the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and 2014-15 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, the Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and four-time league MVP LeBron James, and the San Antonio Spurs and the dynamic low post duo of Tim Duncan and LaMarcus Aldridge.
Additional teams making the maximum number of appearances include the Oklahoma City Thunder and 2013-14 Kia NBA MVP Kevin Durant; the Chicago Bulls and 2012-13 Kia NBA MVP Derrick Rose; the Los Angeles Clippers and Chris Paul; the Los Angeles Lakers and 16-time NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant; the Miami Heat and Dwyane Wade; the Atlanta Hawks and Al Horford; the New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony; the Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki; the Memphis Grizzlies and Marc Gasol; and the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins.
The network will tip off its regular season coverage with seven games in four nights, starting with a doubleheader on Halloween (Saturday, Oct. 31) with the Warriors and Splash Brothers Curry and Klay Thompson against the New Orleans Pelicans and All-Star Anthony Davis at 7:30 p.m. ET. In the night’s second game, the Clippers – featuring Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan – will match up with the Kings and Cousins at 10:30 p.m.
Following the Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, NBA TV will have back-to-back doubleheader nights with Monday’s Thunder vs. Rockets, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m., followed by Grizzlies vs. Warriors at 10:30 p.m.; and Tuesday’s Hawks vs. Heat, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m., leading into the Grizzlies vs. Kings at 10 p.m.
NBA TV’s regular season coverage will also feature special programming on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 18) including a live game telecast featuring the Hawks and Horford hosting the Orlando Magic and Victor Oladipo at 5 p.m.
The network will feature 31 doubleheaders this season, an all-time high for the network, and one tripleheader with highlights including (full schedule listed below):
- Friday, Nov. 13 – A Friday night doubleheader featuring an Eastern Conference showdown of top scorers as the Cavaliers and James visit the Knicks and Anthony at 7:30 p.m. followed by the Brooklyn Nets and Joe Johnson at the Kings at 10 p.m.
- Friday, Nov. 27 – A doubleheader opening with the Heat and Wade visiting the Knicks and Anthony at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Pelicans and Davis visiting the Clippers and Griffin at 10:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, Dec. 1 – The Wizards and Wall visiting the Cavaliers and James at 7 p.m., followed by the Mavericks and Wesley Matthews facing his former Portland Trail Blazers team at 10 p.m.
- Wednesday, Dec. 2 – Western Conference All-Star big men meeting as the Pelicans and Davis visit the Rockets and Dwight Howard at 8 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 5 – The Cavaliers and James visiting the Heat and former teammates Wade and Chris Bosh at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 12 – The Spurs and Gregg Popovich visiting the Hawks and the coach’s former protg, head coach Mike Budenholzer, at 8 p.m.
- Wednesday, Dec. 23 – The Cavaliers and James hosting the Knicks and Anthony at 7 p.m. The second game of the doubleheader will feature elite scorers – the Lakers’ Bryant hosting the Thunder and Russell Westbrook – at 10:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, Jan. 5 – The Bulls and Pau Gasol hosting the Bucks and second-year forward Jabari Parker at 8 p.m., followed by Warriors vs. Lakers at 10:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Jan. 14 – The Raptors and Kyle Lowry facing the Magic and Tobias Harris in London as part of NBA Global Games at 3 p.m.
- Monday, Jan. 25 – A doubleheader featuring the Cavaliers and James hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves and Andrew Wiggins at 7 p.m., followed by Spurs vs. Warriors at 10:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, Feb. 2 – The top two picks from this year’s NBA Draft – the Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns and Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell – taking the court at 10:30 p.m., preceded by the Heat vs. Rockets at 8 p.m.
- Monday, Feb. 22 – Top point guards – the Warriors’ Curry and Hawks’ Jeff Teague – in action at 8 p.m., followed by Phoenix Suns and Eric Bledsoe vs. his former Clippers team at 10:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 1 – Bulls and 2015 NBA Most Improved Player Jimmy Butler meeting the Heat and Wade at 7:30 p.m., followed by Hawks vs. Warriors at 10:30 p.m.
- Saturday, March 26 – In a rematch of the 2014 NBA Western Conference Finals, the Spurs visiting the Thunder at 8 p.m.
- Sunday, April 10 – A tripleheader featuring the Charlotte Hornets and Kemba Walker vs. Wizards at 1 p.m.; Mavericks vs. Clippers at 3:30 p.m.; and Warriors vs. Spurs at 7 p.m.
- Monday, April 11 – A rematch of the Eastern Conference Finals, Hawks vs. Cavs, at 7 p.m., followed by the Kings visiting the Suns at 10 p.m.
2015-16 NBA TV Regular Season Schedule
(All Times Eastern)
Date Time (ET) Game
Saturday, Oct. 31 7:30 p.m. Golden State at New Orleans
10:30 p.m. Sacramento at L.A. Clippers
Sunday, Nov. 1 6 p.m. Milwaukee at Toronto
Monday, Nov. 2 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston
10:30 p.m. Memphis at Golden State
Tuesday, Nov. 3 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Miami
10 p.m. Memphis at Sacramento
Saturday, Nov. 7 9 p.m. Memphis at Utah
Monday, Nov. 9 7 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia
Tuesday, Nov. 10 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Washington
Friday, Nov. 13 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at New York
10 p.m. Brooklyn at Sacramento
Saturday, Nov. 14 9 p.m. Denver at Phoenix
Tuesday, Nov. 17 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Washington
10:30 p.m. Toronto at Golden State
Saturday, Nov. 21 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Indiana
Monday, Nov. 23 7:30 p.m. New York at Miami
Wednesday, Nov. 25 8 p.m. Memphis at Houston
Friday, Nov. 27 7:30 p.m. Miami at New York
10:30 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers
Saturday, Nov. 28 8:30 p.m. Denver at Dallas
Sunday, Nov. 29 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Memphis
Monday, Nov. 30 8 p.m. San Antonio at Chicago
Tuesday, Dec. 1 7 p.m. Washington at Cleveland
10 p.m. Dallas at Portland
Wednesday, Dec. 2 8 p.m. New Orleans at Houston
Saturday, Dec. 5 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at Miami
Monday, Dec. 7 7:30 p.m. Dallas at New York
Tuesday, Dec. 8 7 p.m. Portland at Cleveland
10 p.m. Utah at Sacramento
Saturday, Dec. 12 8 p.m. San Antonio at Atlanta
Monday, Dec. 14 8:30 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas
Tuesday, Dec. 15 8 p.m. Denver at Minnesota
10:30 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers
Saturday, Dec. 19 6 p.m. Charlotte at Washington
Monday, Dec. 21 7:30 p.m. Orlando at New York
10:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers
Tuesday, Dec. 22 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Toronto
Wednesday, Dec. 23 7 p.m. New York at Cleveland
10:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers
Saturday, Dec. 26 8 p.m. Houston at New Orleans
Sunday, Dec. 27 6 p.m. New York at Boston
Monday, Dec. 28 8 p.m. Toronto at Chicago
Tuesday, Dec. 29 8 p.m. Milwaukee at Oklahoma City
Wednesday, Dec. 30 7:30 p.m. Washington at Toronto
10 p.m. Denver at Portland
Saturday, Jan. 2 5 p.m. Phoenix at Sacramento
8:30 p.m. Houston at San Antonio
Monday, Jan. 4 7:30 p.m. Indiana at Miami
10 p.m. Memphis at Portland
Tuesday, Jan. 5 8 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago
10:30 p.m. Golden State at L.A. Lakers
Sunday, Jan. 10 8 p.m. Charlotte at Denver
Tuesday, Jan. 12 8 p.m. Chicago at Milwaukee
10:30 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Lakers
Thursday, Jan. 14 3 p.m. Toronto at Orlando *
Sunday, Jan. 17 9:30 p.m. Houston at L.A. Lakers
Monday, Jan. 18 5 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta
Tuesday, Jan. 19 8 p.m. Minnesota at New Orleans
Monday, Jan. 25 7 p.m. Minnesota at Cleveland
10:30 p.m. San Antonio at Golden State
Tuesday, Jan. 26 7:30 p.m. Washington at Toronto
10:30 p.m. Dallas at L.A. Lakers
Friday, Jan. 29 8 p.m. Houston at Oklahoma City
10:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers
Sunday, Jan. 31 6 p.m. Boston at Orlando
9 p.m. Minnesota at Portland
Monday, Feb. 1 7 p.m. Detroit at Brooklyn
10 p.m. Milwaukee at Sacramento
Tuesday, Feb. 2 8 p.m. Miami at Houston
10:30 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Lakers
Monday, Feb. 8 9 p.m. Oklahoma City at Phoenix
Monday, Feb. 22 8 p.m. Golden State at Atlanta
10:30 p.m. Phoenix at L.A. Clippers
Tuesday, Feb. 23 7 p.m. New Orleans at Washington
10 p.m. Brooklyn at Portland
Sunday, Feb. 28 7 p.m. Minnesota at Dallas
Monday, Feb. 29 7 p.m. Indiana at Cleveland
10 p.m. Oklahoma City at Sacramento
Tuesday, Mar. 1 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Miami
10:30 p.m. Atlanta at Golden State
Sunday, Mar. 6 6 p.m. Portland at Detroit
Monday, Mar. 7 7 p.m. Memphis at Cleveland
Tuesday, Mar. 8 8 p.m. San Antonio at Minnesota
Friday, Mar. 11 8 p.m. Miami at Chicago
10:30 p.m. New York at L.A. Clippers
Sunday, Mar. 13 6 p.m. Indiana at Atlanta
Tuesday, Mar. 15 8:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at San Antonio
Thursday, Mar. 17 9 p.m. Phoenix at Utah
Sunday, Mar. 20 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at New York
Monday, Mar. 21 7 p.m. San Antonio at Charlotte
10 p.m. Memphis at Phoenix
Thursday, Mar. 24 7 p.m. New Orleans at Indiana
Friday, Mar. 25 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at Detroit
Saturday, Mar. 26 8 p.m. San Antonio at Oklahoma City
Monday, Mar. 28 8 p.m. Atlanta at Chicago
10:30 p.m. Boston at L.A. Clippers
Wednesday, Mar. 30 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Toronto
10:30 p.m. Miami at L.A. Lakers
Saturday, Apr. 2 8 p.m. Detroit at Chicago
Sunday, Apr. 3 8 p.m. Portland at Golden State
Friday, Apr. 8 8:30 p.m. Memphis at Dallas
Sunday, Apr. 10 1 p.m. Charlotte at Washington
3:30 p.m. Dallas at L.A. Clippers
7 p.m. Golden State at San Antonio
Monday, Apr. 11 7 p.m. Atlanta at Cleveland
10 p.m. Sacramento at Phoenix
* - Game to be played at O2 Arena, London, England
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