Thunder Announces 2010 Preseason Schedule

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 23, 2010 – The Oklahoma City Thunder will play a pair of home games at the Ford Center and host a neutral-site game in Tulsa as part of a seven-game preseason schedule leading up to the 2010-11 NBA regular season, the team announced today.

As part of the Thunder’s 2010 Training Camp, Oklahoma City will open the preseason with two road contests: Wednesday, October 6 vs. Charlotte at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, NC and Friday, October 8 vs. Miami at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO. The Thunder will then make its third annual trip to Tulsa for an exhibition contest against Memphis on Tuesday, October 12 at the BOK Center.

Oklahoma City welcomes CSKA Moscow, the 2006 and 2008 Euroleague champion to the Ford Center, for an NBA sanctioned preseason contest on Thursday, October 14. The Thunder will then embark on back-to-back road games beginning with a contest vs. San Antonio on Monday, October 18 followed by a game in Denver vs. the Nuggets on Tuesday, October 19. Following the back-to-back, Oklahoma City concludes its preseason schedule at the Ford Center on Thursday, October 21 in a match-up vs. New Orleans.

October 6 at Charlotte Fayetteville, NC 6:00 PM
October 8 at Miami Kansas City, MO 7:30 PM
October 12 vs. Memphis Tulsa, OK 7:00 PM
October 14 vs. CSKA Moscow Oklahoma City, OK 7:00 PM
October 18 at San Antonio San Antonio, TX 7:30 PM
October 19 at Denver Denver, CO 8:00 PM
October 21 vs. New Orleans Oklahoma City, OK 7:00 PM