It’s been exactly six months since we’ve seen live NBA basketball, but the drought is about to end. The preseason tips off on Friday. And while the action is bound to be a little sloppy, we’re all salivating at the thought of seeing our teams back in action.Post-lockout basketball plus the meaninglessness of exhibition basketball plus the long-gestating need to make snap judgments equals entertainment gold.
And NBA TV has got you covered, televising 10 preseason games over the course of six days, beginning with No. 1 pick Kyrie Irving‘s first game in an NBA uniform.
Here’s the full NBA TV preseason schedule (all times EST), which includes 18 of the 30 teams…
Friday, Dec. 16
Cleveland @ Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 17
New York @ New Jersey, 2 p.m.
San Antonio @ Houston, 8 p.m
Sacramento @ Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 18
Oklahoma City @ Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 19
Atlanta @ Charlotte, 7 p.m.
LA Clippers @ LA Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 20
Washington @ Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 21
Miami @ Orlando, 7 p.m.
LA Lakers @ LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Monday's Pre-Season Game To Be Televised On NBA TV
Atlanta's trip to Charlotte on December 19th will be one of 10 pre-season games shown live over a six-day period on NBA TV. John Schuhmann: