2010-11 Preseason Schedule

Atlanta to host three exhibition games, one slated for national TV (vs. Miami, October 21, TNT)

ATLANTA, GA (August 11, 2010) -- The Atlanta Hawks announced today their seven-game 2010 preseason schedule, highlighted by a nationally-televised game against the Miami Heat on October 21 at 8 p.m. That home contest, one of three to be played at Philips Arena, will be televised on TNT.

Atlanta will open exhibition play under new coach Larry Drew on Thursday, October 7 against the Memphis Grizzlies, before leaving town for three consecutive road games beginning with back-to-back contests at Detroit (October 11) and Washington (October 12), and finishing up with an October 16 game against New Orleans on the campus of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN.

Before the October 21 game against the Heat, the Hawks will meet another division foe, the Orlando Magic, on October 18 at Philips Arena. The non-televised preseason home games will start at 7 p.m.

Following the TNT game with Miami, the Hawks conclude the preseason schedule on October 22 at Charlotte.

Training Camp 2010 will commence with Media Day activities on Monday, September 27 at 3 p.m. on the Philips Arena practice court, with practices set to begin the following day. The practice schedule will be released at a later date.

Click here to view the full 2010-11 Hawks regular schedule.

(all times eastern)

Date Opponent Location/Facility Time
Oct.7 vs. Memphis Grizzlies Philips Arena/Atlanta, GA 7:00 pm
Oct. 11 @Detroit Pistons Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI 7:30 pm
Oct. 12 @ Washington Wizards Verizon Center/Washington, DC 7:00 pm
Oct. 16 @ New Orleans Hornets ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center/Johnson City, TN 7:30 pm
Oct. 18 vs. Orlando Magic Philips Arena/Atlanta, GA 7:00 pm
Oct. 21 vs. Miami Heat (TNT) Philips Arena/Atlanta, GA 8:00 pm
Oct. 22 @ Charlotte Bobcats Time Warner Cable Arena/Charlotte, NC 7:00 pm