NBA Scheduled To Open Season Tuesday

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Published on October 28 2013 10:35 am
Last Updated on October 28 2013 10:35 am
Written by Millie Lange

Bulls Open Season Tuesday Night

(Miami, FL) -- The Bulls will open the regular season tomorrow night in Miami against the two-time defending champion Heat. Chicago wrapped up the preseason on Friday night with a win over the Nuggets. The Bulls were a perfect 8-0 in the exhibition season. Tuesday's tip is set for 7 p.m.

 

NBA Season Begins Tuesday

The NBA regular season begins Tuesday night. The Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic have the first tipoff of the year at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.  The Miami Heat will raise their championship banner an hour later before hosting the Chicago Bulls on TNT. Bulls guard Derrick Rose will play in the regular season for the first time since April 2012. In the night cap, the Los Angeles Lakers start the year without their star. Guard Kobe Bryant is still out while recovering from a torn Achilles. The Lakers are the home team against their STAPLES Center co-tenants, the Clippers.  A full slate of 14 games gets underway Wednesday night. New Orleans will play its first game as the Pelicans against the Pacers. Dwight Howard is one of many new faces in new places. He and the Houston Rockets host the Charlotte Bobcats. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett make their player debuts for Brooklyn while Jason Kidd will make his Nets coaching debut against the Cleveland Cavaliers.