The NBA has launched its complete agenda for the 2022-23 season.
NEW YORK – The NBA nowadays launched its whole recreation agenda and broadcast schedules for TNT, ESPN, ABC, NBA TV and ESPN Radio for the 2022-23 steady season. Your entire agenda and team-by-team schedules are connected and to be had at NBA.com/agenda.
The 77th NBA steady season, which accommodates 82 video games in keeping with workforce, will tip off on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, and conclude on Sunday, April 9, 2023. The 2023 NBA Play-In Event will happen from Tuesday, April 11 – Friday, April 14, adopted by means of the beginning of the 2023 NBA Playoffs offered by means of Google Pixel on Saturday, April 15. Sport 1 of the 2023 NBA Finals offered by means of YouTube TV is scheduled to be performed on Thursday, June 1.
The 2022-23 NBA steady season will tip off on Tuesday, Oct. 18 with a doubleheader on TNT because the 76ers talk over with the reigning Jap Convention champion Celtics and the protecting NBA champion Warriors obtain their championship rings prior to internet hosting the Lakers. percent.twitter.com/Kcvj4GoYNh
— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) August 17, 2022
Kia NBA Tip-Off 2022
The primary 4 days of the 2022-23 NBA steady season (Oct. 18-21) will characteristic 8 nationwide tv video games as a part of Kia NBA Tip-Off 2022, with TNT and ESPN airing two doubleheaders every. The ones video games will exhibit 12 other groups, 3 rematches from the 2022 NBA Playoffs and rosters that recently come with 15 NBA All-Famous person choices from remaining season and 7 recipients of the Kia NBA Maximum Treasured Participant Award.
The steady season will start on Tuesday, Oct. 18 with a doubleheader on TNT, marking Turner Sports activities’ 39th consecutive yr of NBA protection. Within the first recreation, the Philadelphia 76ers will talk over with the reigning Jap Convention champion Boston Celtics (7:30 p.m. ET). In the second one recreation, the protecting NBA champion Golden State Warriors will obtain their championship rings prior to internet hosting the Los Angeles Lakers (10 p.m. ET).
ESPN will tip off its 21st directly yr of NBA protection on Wednesday, Oct. 19 with a doubleheader, which starts with the Memphis Grizzlies internet hosting the New York Knicks (7:30 p.m. ET). The second one recreation will likely be a rematch of a 2022 Western Convention Semifinals collection, with the Dallas Mavericks visiting the Phoenix Suns (10 p.m. ET).
On Thursday, Oct. 20, TNT will provide its 2d doubleheader of opening week because the 76ers host the Milwaukee Dollars (7:30 p.m. ET) and the Lakers meet the LA Clippers (10 p.m. ET). ESPN’s doubleheader on Friday, Oct. 21 may have the Celtics visiting the Miami Warmth (7:30 p.m. ET) and the Denver Nuggets going through the Warriors in San Francisco (10 p.m. ET) – rematches from the 2022 Jap Convention Finals and 2022 Western Convention First Spherical, respectively.
NBA TV will tip off its reside recreation protection for the 2022-23 season on Saturday, Oct. 22 with a doubleheader because the San Antonio Spurs talk over with the 76ers (6 p.m. ET) and the Mavericks host the Grizzlies (8:30 p.m. ET). The nationwide tv agenda for the primary week of the season will conclude on Sunday, Oct. 23 when the Suns talk over with the Clippers on NBA TV (10 p.m. ET).
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— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) August 17, 2022
5 video games will likely be performed on Christmas Day (Sunday, Dec. 25) for the 15th yr in a row, with ESPN or ABC televising every matchup. The 75th version of the NBA on Christmas Day will tip off on ESPN because the Knicks host the 76ers (midday ET).
The following 3 video games will air on each ESPN and ABC, with the Lakers visiting the Mavericks (2:30 p.m. ET), the Celtics internet hosting the Dollars in a 2022 Jap Convention Semifinals rematch (5 p.m. ET), and the Grizzlies making their Christmas Day debut once they talk over with the Warriors in a 2022 Western Convention Semifinals rematch (8 p.m. ET). The Christmas Day agenda will conclude with the Nuggets assembly the Suns in Denver on ESPN (10:30 p.m. ET).
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
TNT will provide a doubleheader as a part of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16. Within the first recreation, the Atlanta Hawks will host the Warmth in a rematch of a 2022 Jap Convention First Spherical collection (3:30 p.m. ET). In the second one recreation, the groups with the 2 preferrred information within the 2021-22 steady season will meet when the Suns (NBA-best 64-18 remaining season) talk over with the Grizzlies (56-26 remaining season) at 6 p.m. ET, marking Memphis’ 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Party Sport.
NBA TV may even televise two video games on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with the Celtics visiting the Charlotte Hornets (1 p.m. ET) and the Lakers internet hosting the Houston Rockets (10:30 p.m. ET).
As Election Day approaches, the NBA and its groups will proceed to inspire fanatics to make a plan to vote and take part within the civic procedure. New this season, all 30 groups will play on Monday, Nov. 7 at the day prior to Election Day, when the NBA will lend a hand advertise voter participation, proportion essential sources from vote casting organizations and spotlight the civic engagement paintings of groups of their markets. As a part of this initiative, no NBA video games had been scheduled for Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
NBA Competitors Week
Vintage and budding rivalries between groups and gamers will take middle level for NBA Competitors Week right through the week of Jan. 23. A brand new spotlight of the regular-season agenda, NBA Competitors Week will characteristic 11 nationally televised video games throughout 4 networks over 5 days from Tuesday, Jan. 24 – Saturday, Jan. 28. Rivalries will likely be the focal point of all 9 video games throughout TNT, ESPN and ABC that week, along with two video games on NBA TV.
NBA Competitors Week will exhibit a tripleheader on ABC on Jan. 28, concluding with the Lakers visiting the Celtics as the 2 groups that proportion the report for many NBA championships (17) and feature met within the NBA Finals probably the most occasions (12) renew their contention in Boston (8:30 p.m. ET). Previous within the day on ABC, two-time reigning Kia NBA Maximum Treasured Participant Nikola Jokić will lead the Nuggets in opposition to back-to-back MVP runner-up and 2021-22 NBA scoring chief Joel Embiid and the 76ers (3 p.m. ET), adopted by means of an intracity matchup between New York and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Heart (5:30 p.m. ET).
Your entire recreation and broadcast agenda for NBA Competitors Week, which can come with 4 rematches from the 2022 NBA Playoffs, is to be had right here.
NBA World Video games
The 2022-23 season will characteristic the go back of NBA World Video games with two regular-season video games out of doors the U.S. and Canada, each televised by means of NBA TV. The NBA Mexico Town Sport 2022 will see the Warmth face the Spurs on Saturday, Dec. 17 on the Enviornment CDMX in Mexico Town (5 p.m. ET). The NBA Paris Sport 2023 will characteristic a matchup between the Chicago Bulls and the Detroit Pistons on Thursday, Jan. 19 on the Accor Enviornment in Paris (3 p.m. ET).
2022 NBA Finals Rematches
The Warriors and Celtics will meet for the primary time because the 2022 NBA Finals on Saturday, Dec. 10 in San Francisco on ABC (8:30 p.m. ET). This may increasingly mark the season premiere of NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC, the primary of 7 regular-season video games on Saturday nights at 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC.
The second one and ultimate regular-season matchup between the 2 protecting convention champions will happen on Thursday, Jan. 19 in Boston on TNT (7:30 p.m. ET).
Ultimate Day of Common Season
All 30 groups will play at the ultimate day of the steady season (Sunday, April 9). The seven video games between Jap Convention groups and the only interconference recreation (Rockets at Washington Wizards) will start at 1 p.m. ET, and the seven video games between Western Convention groups will get started at 3:30 p.m. ET. ESPN will televise a doubleheader, with the matchups to be made up our minds at a later date.
The estimated moderate miles traveled for the 2022-23 steady season has been diminished to 41,000 miles in keeping with workforce, a report low within the technology with 30 groups and 82 video games in keeping with workforce. This marks an estimated relief of just about 2,000 miles in keeping with workforce from remaining season’s earlier rock bottom of 43,000 miles traveled. In general, NBA groups are projected to journey greater than 50,000 fewer miles than remaining season.
The cases with out a journey between video games for groups at the highway have larger by means of 66% from remaining season (88 from 53). The 88 no-travel cases come with 55 cases of groups taking part in consecutive highway video games in opposition to the similar opponent and 33 cases of groups taking part in two video games in a row in Los Angeles (in opposition to the Clippers and Lakers) or New York (in opposition to the Knicks and Nets).
Further Time table Highlights
All 30 groups are scheduled to make a minimum of one look on TNT or ESPN within the 2022-23 steady season. The NBA on TNT, ESPN, ABC and NBA TV will provide versatile scheduling all over the steady season to give you the maximum compelling matchups to a countrywide target market.
TNT will air 18 Tuesday doubleheaders and 13 Thursday doubleheaders right through the steady season, with every Thursday doubleheader happening in January or later apart from for the only right through opening week. ESPN will televise 21 Wednesday doubleheaders and 13 Friday doubleheaders. All primetime doubleheaders throughout TNT and ESPN will once more be performed at 7:30 p.m. ET/10 p.m. ET.
ABC will provide 15 regular-season video games throughout Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons (apart from Christmas Day). NBA TV will televise greater than 100 reside video games right through the steady season.
The 2023 NBA Finals offered by means of YouTube TV and the 2023 Western Convention Finals will likely be completely televised by means of ABC and ESPN/ABC, respectively. TNT will completely televise the 2023 Jap Convention Finals and the 2023 NBA All-Famous person Sport, which will likely be performed on Sunday, Feb. 19 in Salt Lake Town.
ESPN Radio will broadcast 25 video games within the steady season, together with Lakers vs. Warriors on opening night time, Dollars vs. Celtics and Grizzlies vs. Warriors on Christmas Day, and Warmth vs. Hawks on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It is going to additionally supply protection from NBA All-Famous person and the NBA Finals.
NBA League Cross will be offering reside, out-of-market video games all season in the course of the NBA App, NBA.com, attached televisions and TV suppliers. Fanatics can liberate direct get right of entry to to movement matchups that includes their favourite groups and gamers with NBA League Cross (blackout restrictions practice). For more info, talk over with NBA.com/leaguepass.
The steady season will characteristic 45 video games that may air in primetime in Europe, the Center East and Africa (EMEA) as a part of “NBA Saturdays and NBA Sundays offered by means of NBA 2K23.”
NBA video games and programming are to be had in 214 nations and territories in additional than 50 languages.