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NBA TVs 2015-16 Regular Season Schedule to Feature Nine Appearances by Defending Champion Warriors, Cavaliers, Spurs and More

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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