Charlotte Hornets Announce 2017-18 Preseason Schedule

Slate Includes Two Contests at Spectrum Center in Charlotte

August 10, 2017 – The Charlotte Hornets today announced their five-game 2017-18 preseason schedule, which is highlighted by home contests against the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks at Spectrum Center.

The Hornets will open preseason action on a two-game road trip against the Boston Celtics on Monday, Oct. 2, at TD Garden and against the Detroit Pistons on Thursday Oct. 4 at Little Caesar’s Arena. Charlotte will then head out on the road again for its final road preseason contest against Southeast Division foe Miami on Monday, Oct. 9 at AmericanAirlines Arena.

The Hornets will round out the preseason by hosting two home preseason contests at Spectrum Center in Charlotte. The first home contest will occur on Wednesday, Oct. 11 vs. the Boston Celtics and the preseason slate will conclude with a home matchup on Friday, Oc.t 13 vs. the Dallas Mavericks.

Date Opponent Site Location Time (ET)
Oct. 2 at Boston Celtics TD Garden Boston, MA 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 4 at Detroit Pistons Little Caesar’s Arena Detroit, MI 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 9 at Miami HEAT AmericanAirlines Arena Miami, FL 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 11 vs. Boston Celtics Spectrum Center Charlotte, NC 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 13 vs. Dallas Mavericks Spectrum Center Charlotte, NC 6:00 p.m.

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