NBA Basketball Schedule 2021- Learn About The Preseason Games

Author: Megha


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The 2021-22 NBA season is approaching fast. In the blink of an eye, a new year of the NBA tournament is already on the cards. The 2020-21 season concluded just a few months ago, and the excitement for the 2021-22 season has started building. All the basketball fans are looking forward to a new season; however, before you get to the opening night, it's time for the NBA preseason.

 

The preseason will begin on Sunday, October 3, 2021. It will highlight some of the most interesting matches. Finally, it will wrap up on Friday, October 15, 2021. To know more about the NBA basketball schedule 2021, take a look at the given table. The schedule includes the matches from October 3 to October 9. To learn the full NBA basketball schedule 2021, check the official website.

 

Look at the list and prepare yourself for the exciting matches lined up.

 

NBA Basketball Schedule 2021 (October 3 to October 9, 2021)

 

Date

Teams

Time

Broadcast



October 3, 2021

(Sunday)


Brooklyn Nets 

vs. 

Los Angeles Lakers

3:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Spectrum SportsNet, YES App)


RADIO

(KRDC 1110/KWKW)

















October 4, 2021 (Monday)


Philadelphia 76ers 

vs. 

Toronto Raptors

7:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(SN1)


RADIO

(97.5 The Fanatic)


Orlando Magic 

vs. 

Boston Celtics

7:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(NBC Sports Boston)


RADIO

(WYGM 96.9FM / 740 AM)



Atlanta Hawks 

vs. 

Miami Heat

7:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports SunBally Sports SE-ATL)


RADIO

(WAXY 790 / WAQI 710, WZGC 92.9 FM The Gam)

New Orleans Pelicans

vs. 

Minnesota Timberwolves

8:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Pelicans.com)


Charlotte Hornets 

vs. 

Oklahoma City Thunder

8:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Thunder App)


RADIO

(WWLS 98.1FM OKC, WFNZ 610 AM/102.5 FM)

Utah Jazz 

vs. 

San Antonio Spurs

8:30 PM ET

RADIO

(KZNS / S: KTUB)


Golden State Warriors

vs. 

Portland Trail Blazers

10:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(ROOT SPORTS)


RADIO

(Rip City Radio 620, 95.7 The Game)

Phoenix Suns 

vs. 

Sacramento Kings

10:00 PM ET


RADIO

(KHTK Sports 1140 AM)


Denver Nuggets

vs. 

LA Clippers

10:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports SoCal)


RADIO

(AM 570 LA Sports, KKSE 92.5FM)














October 5, 2021 (Tuesday)


Indiana Pacers 

vs. 

New York Knicks

7:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(MSG)


RADIO

(93.5/107.5 The Fan)


Cleveland Cavaliers

vs. 

Chicago Bulls

8:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(NBC Sports Chicago)


RADIO

(670 AM / S: 1200 AM, WTAM/WMMS/WNZN)


Washington Wizards

vs. 

Houston Rockets

8:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(AT&T Sportsnet - Sou)


RADIO

(The Team 980)



Milwaukee Bucks 

vs. 

Memphis Grizzlies

8:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports SE-MEM, Bally Sports WI)


RADIO

(ESPN 92.9FM/680 AM, 620 AM/103.3 FM WTMJ)
















October 6, 2021 (Wednesday)

San Antonio Spurs 

vs. 

Detroit Pistons

7:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports DET)



Cleveland Cavaliers 

vs. 

Atlanta Hawks

7:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports SE-ATL)


RADIO

(WZGC 92.9 FM The Gam, WTAM/WMMS/WNZN)



Orlando Magic

vs.

New Orleans Pelicans

8:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports NO)


RADIO

(WYGM 96.9FM / 740 AM)



Utah Jazz 

vs.

Dallas Mavericks

8:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports SW-DAL, AT&T Sportsnet - Roc)


RADIO

(97.1 FM / S: 99.1 FM, KZNS / S: KTUB)


Denver Nuggets

vs.

Golden State Warriors

10:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(NBC Sports Bay Area)


RADIO

(95.7 The Game, KKSE 92.5FM)


Los Angeles Lakers 

vs. 

Phoenix Suns

10:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Spectrum SportsNet)


RADIO

(ESPN LA 710/KWKW)


Sacramento Kings

vs.

LA Clippers

10:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports West)


RADIO

(AM 570 LA Sports, KHTK Sports 1140 AM)








October 7, 2021 (Thursday)



Memphis Grizzlies

vs.

Charlotte Hornets

7:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports SE-CHA)


RADIO

(WFNZ 610 AM/102.5 FM, ESPN 92.9FM/680 AM)


Toronto Raptors

vs.

Philadelphia 76ers

7:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(NBC Sports Philadelp, TSN2)


RADIO

(97.5 The Fanatic)

Miami Heat

vs.

Houston Rockets

10:00 PM ET

RADIO

(WAXY 790 AM The Tick)













October 8, 2021 (Friday)

Indiana Pacers

vs.

Cleveland Cavaliers

7:00 PM ET

RADIO

(WTAM/WMMS/WNZN, 93.5/107.5 The Fan)


Milwaukee Bucks 

vs.

Brooklyn Nets

7:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(YES, Bucks.com)


RADIO

(620 AM/103.3 FM WTMJ)


New Orleans Pelicans

vs.

Chicago Bulls

8:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(NBC Sports Chicago, Pelicans.com)


RADIO

(670 The Score)


LA Clippers

vs.

Dallas Mavericks

8:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports SW-DAL)


RADIO

(97.1 FM / S: 99.1 FM, AM 570 LA Sports)


Miami Heat

vs.

San Antonio Spurs

8:30 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports Sun)


RADIO

(WAXY 790 AM The Tick)

Minnesota Timberwolves

vs.

Denver Nuggets

9:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Altitude)


RADIO

(KKSE 92.5 FM)


Los Angeles Lakers

vs.

Golden State Warriors

10:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(NBC Sports Bay Area, Spectrum SportsNet)


RADIO

(95.7 The Game, ESPN LA 710/KWKW)









October 9, 2021 (Saturday)

Toronto Raptors

vs.

Boston Celtics

7:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(NBC Sports Boston, TSN2)


New York Knicks

vs.

Washington Wizards

7:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(NBC Sports Washington, MSG)


RADIO

(The Team 980)



Atlanta Hawks

vs. 

Memphis Grizzlies

8:00 PM ET

LOCAL TV

(Bally Sports SE-MEMBally,  Sports SE-ATL)


RADIO

(ESPN 92.9FM/680 AM)

 

NBA Basketball Schedule 2021 Matches

 

Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers:

The preseason opener is a no-brainer. The first game of the preseason 2021 will be played between Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers. To date, both of these teams have played a total of 93 games against each other, with 27 victories for the Brooklyn Nets and the remaining 66 for Los Angeles Lakers. 

 

On April 11, 2021, these top teams competed against each other. Brooklyn Nets scored 101 while the Lakers hit 126, eventually winning the game. Now, both these teams will inaugurate the preseason tournament. It will be fun to see if the Nets avenge their defeat from last season.

 

LA Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks:

The LA Clippers and Dallas Mavericks are ready to face each other in the preseason. As per NBA basketball schedule 2021, they both will go face-to-face on October 8, 2021. As of now, both of these teams have a record 162 games in the regular season, with 95 victories for the Mavericks and 65 for the Clippers. 

 

Recently, the LA Clippers and Dallas Mavericks competed against each other in a playoff series. The series had seven games, among which the Mavericks won the initial two. Later, the Clippers had a tremendous comeback and eventually won the series. It will be exciting to see who wins the preseason match. 

 

Final Thoughts:

The NBA basketball schedule 2021 has some amazing matches lined up for the month of October. It is the time for preseason, and all the players, as well as fans, are excited to see the action. Fans are also allowed to return to the stadium to enjoy the match live. In case you don’t want to travel much, you can sit back and witness the games right from your couch. Regardless of the venue, you will definitely love NBA preseason 2021. 

 

 


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