Mavericks Announce 2012-2013 Season Schedule
- For Immediate Release
- July 26, 2012
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced their 2012-2013 season schedule today, which includes eight games on TNT, seven on on ESPN, seven on NBATV, one on ABC and two on ESPN radio.
The Mavericks tipoff their 33rd season by travelling to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Opening night, October 30, where they will battle the newest Laker and former Maverick Steve Nash. That game will be televised exclusively on TNT. Aside from the opener, TNT will also televise games at Phoenix (December 6), vs. Miami (December 20), at Oklahoma City (December 27), at Golden State (January 31), at San Antonio (March 14), vs. the Los Angeles Clippers (March 26) and at the Los Angeles Lakers (April 2).
The Mavericks' seven ESPN telecasts include at the Los Angeles Clippers (December 5), at Boston (December 12), at the Los Angeles Clippers (January 9), vs. Oklahoma City (January 18), vs. San Antonio (January 25), at Brooklyn (March 1) and vs. Brooklyn (March 20).
Dallas also has seven televised games on NBATV. They are against Denver (Denver 28), at Miami (January 2), at Oklahoma City (February 4), at Minnesote (March 10), at Portland (April 7), at New Orleans (April 14) and vs. Memphis (April 15).
Additionally, ESPN Radio broadcasts two Mavericks' games this season: vs. the Los Angeles Lakers (February 24) and at the Los Angeles Lakers (April 2).
The remaining portion of the Mavericks' local television schedule for games on Fox Sports Southwest, TXA21 and HDNet will be released at a later date. All games can be heard on ESPN 103.3 FM and on KFLC (1270 AM) in Spanish.
Mark Followill, former Mavericks guard Derek Harper and Jeff "Skin" Wade return for all the Mavericks telecasts. Chuck Cooperstein and former Dallas guard Brad Davis call the action on ESPN Radio 103.3 FM, while Victor Villalba is back as the play-by-play voice for Spanish broadcasts on 1270 AM KFLC.
After beginning the season with the first two games on the road at Los Angeles (October 30) and at Utah (October 31), the Mavericks will play eight of ther 14 games in November at home. The November home schedule is highlighted by a visit from the New York Knicks (November 21) and the Los Angeles Lakers (November 24).
March will prove to be the Mavericks' busiest month when they play a season-high 16 games. March will come in like a lion when the Mavericks are on the road for six of thei first seven games, including the team's first-ever trip to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to take on Deron Williams and the Nets but will go out like a lamb with the Mavericks playing the final six games of the month within the friendly confines of the American Airlines Center.
The Mavericks have 16 back-to-backs this season with only one stretch of four games in five nights. In total, 10 back-to-backs are on the road, three begin at home and conclude on the road and three are road-to-home.
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