Nov 29, 2011

NBA 2012-2013 Season Schedule

Pending agreement, season to open Dec. 25

NBA Commissioner David Stern said early Saturday morning that, if the tentative agreement reached between the owners and players is completed and ratified, he is hopeful of having a 66-game season, beginning on Christmas Day. Assuming the season tips off on Christmas, below is a general breakdown of how the 2011-12 NBA Season schedule will be structured. Full details of the schedule will be released on upon its completion.
2011-12 NBA Schedule Breakdown
Regular Season Start Date: December 25, 2011
Regular Season End Date: April 26, 2012
Playoffs Start Date: April 28, 2012
Last Possible Finals Date: June 26, 2012
Individual Team Schedule Breakdown
Conference Games: 48
• Play 6 teams 4 times (2 home, 2 away)
• Play 4 teams 3 times (2 home, 1 away)
• Play 4 teams 3 times (1 home, 2 away)
Non-Conference Games: 18
• Play 3 teams 2 times (1 home, 1 away)
• Play 6 teams 1 time at home
• Play 6 teams 1 time away
Back to Back to Backs: All teams with at least 1; no more than 3
Playoff Back to Backs: Possible in second round

"We are excited to tip off the start of the 2011-12 NBA season," said David Levy, president of sales, distribution and sports for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. The Basketball season starts on Christmas Day and the sport books finally reached their long wait for a new NBA season  with the game 2011-12 on Christmas Day with the Boston Celtics @ New York Knicks at Noon (ET).

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