It’s almost time for the basketball season to tipoff, and on Monday the NBA and the Trail Blazers released their full schedule.
Portland will start the season on the road, beginning a three game trip on October 18 in Phoenix.
The Blazers home opener is October 24th against the New Orleans Pelicans, and begins a stretch of games where the Blazers play 11 of 13 games at home.
Here are just a few of the highlights from the schedule:
-The Blazers have four home stands of four or more games: A four-game stand from October 24th-30, a six-game stand from November 2nd-15th, a four-game stand from November 30 – December 9th, and a five-game stand from March 6th-17th.
-The Blazers have just two five-game roads trips: November 20th-27th, and December 11th-18th.
- The Blazers will play 15 back-to-backs, eight of them with both games being played on the road.
- Eleven games will be nationally televised, eight of which are home games.
CSN will carry a full slate of non-nationally televised game.
The full schedule is as follows (all times listed are local tipoff times, NOT Pacific Time)