The 2012-13 NBA schedule was released Thursday, with the season set to begin on Oct. 30, 2012. The opening night of action will feature three games, including the defending NBA champion Miami Heat beginning their season against the Boston Celtics on TNT.
In addition to the Heat vs. Celtics, opening night will also feature the Cavaliers vs. Wizards and will end with the Mavericks traveling to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers. That game will also be broadcast on TNT, wrapping up the network's opening night double-header.
The Heat will be back on national television on Nov. 2, when they take on the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Ray Allen will return to Boston for the first time on Jan. 27 in a game that will be broadcast on ABC. New Laker Steve Nash will play his first game back in Phoenix on Jan. 30.
You can check out the full season schedule at NBA.com.
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