It’s that time again! Basketball fans are finally getting a chance to see their favorite players on the court as they look at the NBA preseason schedule! Fans who are excited to get a glimpse of the new NBA schedule have no doubt been searching terms such as “NBA schedule October 13,” “NBA season schedule 2016,” and “NBA preseason TV schedule.” So, if you’re looking for reliable NBA news, then don’t go anywhere, because we have what you need right here.
After the Cleveland Cavaliers made their historic win this summer at the NBA Playoff Finals, (and the amazing performances by dark horse team, the Toronto Raptors) basketball fans are wondering what to expect this season.
Below is the NBA preseason schedule for Thursday October 13, 2016.
|Philadelphia Sixers||Washington Wizards||7:00 p.m. EST||Verizon Center|
|Boston Celtics||Brooklyn Nets||7:30 p.m. EST||Barclays Center|
|Detroit Pistons||Atlanta Hawks||7:30 p.m. EST||Philips Arena|
|Memphis Grizzlies||Oklahoma City Thunder||8:00 p.m. EST||Chesapeake Energy Center|
|Toronto Raptors||Cleveland Cavaliers||8:00 p.m. EST||Quicken Loans Arena|
|Sacramento Kings||L.A. Lakers||10:30 p.m. EST||STAPLES Center|
|Portland Trail Blazers||L.A. Clippers||10:30 p.m. EST||STAPLES Center|
In order to keep you up to date, here are some facts you need to know ahead of the preseason games.
Fans can watch the preseason games on either NBA TV or TNT at the times listed above. If live streaming doesn’t have the same effect on you as watching everything live on TV does, then this option is definitely for you!
If you can’t or don’t want to watch any of the preseason games on TV, then we have got you covered. You can always stream the games online by visiting the official NBA website, where you can get player stats, game highlights and more.
Even though everyone underestimated the little team that could, that didn’t stop the Raptors from making it to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history, despite player injuries. Word to the wise: Don’t underestimate this team—Canadians are nice, but not that nice! Ha!
After winning the NBA Playoff Finals this summer, this team needs no warning or introduction, but they do need a break. The Cavaliers have played 100-plus games in both of the past two seasons. This means coach, Tyronn Lue is going to have to rotate his players, choosing nights off and short stints. Get ready because the season is just beginning and we’ve got a whole lot of B-Ball to cover! And don’t forget to check back in with us for all your NBA updates!