Cats Announce 2013-14 Schedule
August 6, 2013
The Charlotte Bobcats will begin the 2013-14 campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 30 on the road against the Houston Rockets, before returning to Time Warner Cable Arena on Friday, Nov. 1 to face the Cleveland Cavaliers at 7:00 p.m. in their Home Opener. After playing three of their first four games on the road, the team will conclude the season’s opening month with nine of its next 13 contests at home. During that stretch, the Bobcats will face Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks in a Friday, Nov. 8 matchup that is scheduled to air on NBA TV; reigning league MVP LeBron James and the defending NBA Champion Miami Heat on Saturday, Nov. 16; and the new-look Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
The 82-game slate features 19 weekend home dates, including 10 on Fridays and nine on Saturdays. The Bobcats are scheduled to make two appearances on NBA TV, when they host the Knicks on Friday, Nov. 8 and the Chicago Bulls on Saturday, Jan. 25
In addition to their November contests, the Knicks will make a second visit to Charlotte on Tuesday, Jan. 14, while the Heat will come back to Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday, Jan. 18 and the Nets will return to Charlotte on Wednesday, March 26.
Western Conference teams making only one appearance at Time Warner Cable Arena this season include Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors on Monday, Dec. 9; Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, Dec. 14; Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, Dec. 27; Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, Jan. 22; Tim Duncan and the defending Western Conference Champion San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, Feb. 8; and Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets on Monday, March 24.
All Bobcats home games will begin at 7:00 p.m., with the exception of the 2:00 p.m. Martin Luther King Day contest against the Toronto Raptors on Monday, Jan. 20 and the regular-season finale on Wednesday, April 16 against the Chicago Bulls, which will start at 8:00 p.m.
The Bobcats this week launched the Pick 20 Plan, which allows fans to purchase tickets to the Home Opener against Cleveland and 19 additional games of their choosing, with prices starting at less than $10 per game. As with full season tickets, fans with the Pick 20 Plan will have the opportunity to keep those seats for the 2014-15 season when the Hornets name returns to Charlotte. Season tickets and Pick 20 Plans are available by calling (704) 688-8000 or visiting bobcats.com.