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Old 08-06-2013, 04:40 PM  
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2013-2014 Official NBA Thread

http://www.cbssports.com/nba/blog/ey...4-nba-schedule

With the Schedule released today, I figured it would be a good time to start the thread.

The NBA released its 2013-2014 schedule on Tuesday in a televised special on NBATV alongside a release on NBA.com and its team websites.

The season kicks off Tuesday, October 29th as Miami hosts the Chicago Bulls in Derrick Rose's expected return to the court. Then it's the Battle of LA as the Lakers host the Clippers. It could be the return of Kobe Bryant from his Achilles injury he suffered last spring, and will be the regular season debut of Doc Rivers as the Clippers' newest head coach.

It's a massive gamble by the NBA, considering Rose's struggles returning from his ACL injury suffered in the 2012 playoffs and Bryant's more recent Achilles surgery. If those players were to miss the opening night, it's going to make for a very underwhelming opening night of basketball, regardless of the markets involved for ratings.

Opening week continues on Thursday with the Bulls hosting the Knicks in what is likely to be Rose's return to the United Center in the regular season. The Knicks will be on a back to back, opening the season on Wednesday vs. the Bucks. Thursday night the revamped Warriors visit the Clippers, who are clearly the hot team, with two national appearances in the first three days.

Opening week concludes Friday with the Nets' home opener vs. the Heat, followed by another Lakers home game, this time vs. the defending Western Conference Champion San Antonio Spurs.

On the NBA's biggest regular season day, Christmas Day, starts with the Nets hosting Chicago, followed by the scoring-champ rematch of Carmelo Anthony vs. Kevin Durant as the Thunder visit Madison Square Garden to face the Knicks. Then in the main event, the Heat play the Lakers at Staples Center. Dwight Howard joins the Christmas fun as the Rockets travel to San Antonio to face the Spurs. And in the night cap, the Clippers visit Oracle Arena to take on Steph Curry and the Warriors.

Monday, January 20th continues the NBA's tradition of making Martin Luther King Jr. Day a huge basketball event, with four games on the schedule. Brooklyn travels across the bridge to take on the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, followed by the Grizzlies hosting the Pelicans, the Lakers taking on the Bulls at the United Center, and the Pacers facing the Warriors in the bay to cap off the night.

The Lakers first meet Dwight Howard on November 13th in Houston, and again on January 14th. They first host Howard at Staples Center on February 19th, and again on April 8th.

The NBA Finals rematches occur on January 26th in Miami and March 6th in San Antonio. Will Gregg Popovich rest his starters? It's not a back to back, as the Spurs face Atlanta on the 24th, but it is in the middle of a three-game road trip.

Despite the departure of Dwight Howard, the Lakers keep the max number of nationally televised (non-NBA TV) games in the league at 25, tied with the Knicks and Heat. The Clippers have 21 nationally televised games, while the defending Western Champs, the Spurs, only have 15. The Bulls jump to 24 national games, with the league banking on Rose's return to carry audiences. The Thunder also feature on national TV 24 times.

Houston, with newly-signed Dwight Howard and James Harden, feature 20 games on national television, a pretty low number given the star power. The Mavericks won the NBA title in 2011, and now have just eight national TV appearances. The Warriors meanwhile jump to 17 games, while Eastern Conference finalist Indiana only appears 10 time next season. To put that in perspective, the Denver Nuggets appear 13 times.

The rest of the schedule is at the link.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:15 PM   #826
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Not even close to a lottery team.
Actually the Warriors are FAR closer to a lottery team than a team that can be playing for a western conference title.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:15 PM   #827
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Can't stop that Spurs machine.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:16 PM   #828
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Can't stop that Spurs machine.
Especially with the refs helping them out in the end.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:22 PM   #829
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According the rules you cannot review it unless a goaltending/basket interference call was made. Call wasn't made, so it couldn't be reviewed. Although it was clearly interference and the refs didn't want to call it.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:23 PM   #830
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The Spurs are pretty entertaining, but they're actually even more fun to watch when Pop sits the Big Three. Don't understand why everyone gets so butthurt about it.
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The Spurs are pretty entertaining, but they're actually even more fun to watch when Pop sits the Big Three. Don't understand why everyone gets so butthurt about it.
Because then we have to watch talentless pukes like Matt Bonner take the court for extended minutes.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:24 PM   #832
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Ohh and Harrison Barnes?? Wasted pick. Lottery pick that is playing like he shouldn't have been drafted.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:25 PM   #833
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Because then we have to watch talentless pukes like Matt Bonner take the court for extended minutes.
They almost beat the Heat last year without the Big Three and beat Golden State tonight. It's actually fun to watch even the scrubbiest of scrubs like Matt Bonner make more talented teams look silly for a night.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:27 PM   #834
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Because then we have to watch talentless pukes like Matt Bonner take the court for extended minutes.
Bonner is one of the better spot 3PT shooters statistically of all time. Just shows if you have one exceptional skill, you can find a niche in this league.
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They almost beat the Heat last year without the Big Three and beat Golden State tonight. It's actually fun to watch even the scrubbiest of scrubs like Matt Bonner make more talented teams look silly for a night.
I love it. They play great basketball, the way the sport is meant to be played.
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Also, Klay Thompson is useless. I would welcome sending him and David Lee out for some picks.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:31 PM   #837
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Also, Klay Thompson is useless. I would welcome sending him and David Lee out for some picks.
You can have DeRozan.
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You can have DeRozan.
No thanks. It is time for a tear down and rebuild of this Warriors team. Klay, Lee, Bogut, Iggy should all be made available after this loss.
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I love it. They play great basketball, the way the sport is meant to be played.
That's the shit I hate. "The way the sport is meant to be played." What the **** does that even mean?

Thanks, but I'll take watching phenomenal players like Lebron over the San Antonio Coaching Cliches six different ways to Sunday.
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