2012-13 NBA Schedule: A Complete List Of Home Openers

We already knew that the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks would be each other's first home opponent on the 2012-13 NBA schedule. But with the full schedule released Thursday night, we now have the full list of every NBA teams' home openers — and the borough battles are only some of the highlights.

The biggest game of the opening day of the season -- which, just so we're all clear, is Oct. 30, 2012 -- features the Miami Heat welcoming the Boston Celtics back to South Florida for a rematch of the 2012 Eastern Conference finals. The Los Angeles Lakers also open at home on that Tuesday, welcoming the Dallas Mavericks to town for Steve Nash's first game in purple and gold.

The last team to get its home opener? The Denver Nuggets, who will have to wait until the second Tuesday of the 2012-13 NBA season to host a game.

Here's the full list of home openers for the 2012-13 NBA season. Home teams are listed first, and all times are Eastern. Games without indicated channels will be available on NBA League Pass.

Oct. 30, 2012

Cavaliers vs. Wizards, 7 p.m.
Heat vs. Celtics, 8 p.m., TNT
Lakers vs. Mavericks, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Oct. 31, 2012

Raptors vs. Pacers, 7 p.m.
76ers vs. Nuggets, 7 p.m.
Pistons vs. Rockets, 7:30 p.m.
Bulls vs. Kings, 8 p.m.
Hornets vs. Spurs, 8, NBATV
Jazz vs. Mavericks, 9 p.m.
Suns vs. Warriors, 10 p.m.
Clippers vs. Grizzlies, 10:30
Trail Blazers vs. Lakers, 10:30, NBATV

Nov. 1, 2012

Nets vs. Knicks, 7 p.m., TNT
Spurs vs. Thunder, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Nov. 2, 2012

Bobcats vs. Pacers, 7 p.m.
Magic vs. Nuggets, 7 p.m.
Celtics vs. Bucks, 7:30 p.m.
Hawks vs. Rockets, 7:30 p.m.
Knicks vs. Heat, 8 p.m., ESPN
Thunder vs. Trail Blazers, 8 p.m.
Timberwolves vs. Kings, 8 p.m.
Warriors vs. Grizzlies, 10:30 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2012

Wizards vs. Celtics, 7 p.m.
Pacers vs. Kings, 7 p.m.
Rockets vs. Trail Blazers, 8 p.m.
Bucks vs. Cavaliers, 8:30 p.m.
Mavericks vs. Bobcats, 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 5, 2012

Grizzlies vs. Jazz, 8 p.m.
Kings vs. Warriors, 10 p.m.

Nov. 6, 2012

Nuggets vs. Pistons, 9 p.m.

For more on the NBA and the 2012-13 NBA schedule be sure to stick to SB Nation's dedicated NBA hub.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.