Season Opener: @ Los Angeles Clippers- Wednesday, October 28th
Home Opener: vs. Golden State Warriors- Friday, October 30th
5 Game East Coast Road Trip- Tuesday, November 3rd- Monday, November 9th
-@ Miami Heat, @ Orlando Magic, @ Boston Celtics, @ Washington Wizards, @ Philadelphia 76ers
6 out of 7 on the road from Friday, November 27th to Tuesday, December 8th
-@ Minnesota Timberwolves, @ Toronto Raptors, @ New York Knicks, @ Cleveland Cavaliers, vs. Sacramento Kings, @ Los Angeles Lakers, @ Dallas Mavericks
6 out of 7 on the road from Sunday, January 31st to Friday, February 5th
-@ Houston Rockets, @ New Orleans Hornets, @ Denver Nuggets, @ Sacramento Kings, vs. Portland Trail Blazers, @ Memphis Grizzlies, @ Dallas Mavericks
5 Game Midwest/ East Coast Trip-Sunday, March 28th-Saturday, April 3rd
-@ Minnesota Timberwolves, @ Chicago Bulls, @ New Jersey Nets, @ Detroit Pistons, @ Milwaukee Bucks
Back to Backs (playing on consecutive nights) – 18 times
Road Trips of 4 games or more- 5 times
Longest Homestand-7 games Thursday, March 4th-Sunday, March 21st
-vs. Utah Jazz, vs. Indian Pacers, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, vs. New Orleans Hornets, vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, vs. Utah Jazz, vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Toughest Stretch Sunday, December 6th to Wednesday December 23rd
-@ Los Angeles Lakers, @ Dallas Mavericks, vs. Orlando Magic, @ Denver Nuggets, vs. San Antonio Spurs, @ Portland Trail Blazers, vs. Washington Wizards, vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
-Seven out of the nine games are against playoff teams. The other two games are against the Washington Wizards and Oklahoma City Thunder who should be the two most improved teams in the league going by win totals.
-They play all four teams that participated in the Eastern and Western Conference Finals.
-They have to face San Antonio and Dallas who along with the Los Angeles Lakers are considered to be the favorites in a very tough Western Conference.