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2011-2012 NBA Preseason Schedule

NBA 2011-2012 game and broadcast schedules announced

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2011 – The NBA today released its 2011 preseason schedule, a 30-game slate that tips off Friday, Dec. 16, with four games and continues until Thursday, Dec. 22, when two games wrap up the preseason.

NBA TV will broadcast at least 10 preseason contests live including Florida’s intrastate rivalry when the Orlando Magic hosts the Miami Heat Dec. 21 (7 p.m. ET), with Marv Albert and Mike Fratello calling the game and Craig Sager providing courtside reporting. For the other games, NBA TV will provide one of the local telecasts.

Kia NBA Tip-Off ’11 is scheduled for Christmas Day with five games on the slate. The Boston Celtics visit the New York Knicks to tip off the season at 12 p.m. ET. We then present a double-header when the Dallas Mavericks host the Miami Heat in a rematch of The Finals (2:30 p.m. ET), followed by the Chicago Bulls visiting the Los Angeles Lakers (5 p.m. ET). The day rounds off with a pair of games when the Oklahoma City Thunder hosts the Orlando Magic (8 p.m. ET), and the Los Angeles Clippers visit the Golden State Warriors (10:30 p.m. ET).

Below is the 2011 NBA preseason schedule:

2011 NBA Preseason Schedule (All Times Local)

Date Game Location Time (local)
December 16 Philadelphia @ Washington Verizon Center, Washington, DC 7:00PM
December 16 Chicago @ Indiana Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN 7:00PM
December 16 New Orleans @ Memphis FedExForum, Memphis, TN 7:00PM
December 16 Cleveland @ Detroit The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 7:30PM*
December 17 New York @ New Jersey Prudential Center, Newark, NJ 2:00PM*
December 17 Milwaukee @ Minnesota Target Center, Minneapolis, MN 7:00PM
December 17 San Antonio @ Houston Toyota Center, Houston, TX 7:00PM*
December 17 Sacramento @ Golden State Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA 7:30PM*
December 18 Boston @ Toronto Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON 1:00PM
December 18 Orlando @ Miami AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL 6:00PM
December 18 Oklahoma City @ Dallas American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX 6:30PM*
December 19 Atlanta @ Charlotte Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC 7:00PM*
December 19 Utah @ Portland Rose Garden, Portland, OR 7:00PM
December 19 LA Clippers @ LA Lakers Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA 7:30PM*
December 20 Washington @ Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA 7:00PM*
December 20 Detroit @ Cleveland Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH 7:00PM
December 20 Indiana @ Chicago United Center, Chicago, IL 7:00PM
December 20 Dallas @ Oklahoma City Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK 7:00PM
December 20 Phoenix @ Denver Pepsi Center, Denver, CO 7:00PM
December 20 Golden State @ Sacramento PowerBalance Pavilion, Sacramento, CA 7:00PM
December 21 Miami @ Orlando Amway Center, Orlando, FL 7:00PM*
December 21 Minnesota @ Milwaukee Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI 7:00PM
December 21 Memphis @ New Orleans New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA 7:00PM
December 21 Portland @ Utah EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, UT 7:00PM
December 21 Toronto @ Boston TD Garden, Boston, MA 7:30PM
December 21 New Jersey @ New York Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 7:30PM
December 21 Houston @ San Antonio AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX 7:30PM
December 21 LA Lakers @ LA Clippers Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA 7:30PM*
December 22 Denver @ Phoenix US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ 7:00PM
December 22 Charlotte @ Atlanta Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA 7:30PM

* Denotes games televised by NBA TV

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