NEW YORK, August 17, 2022 – The New York Knicks today announced their 2022-23 season schedule, which will begin with a nationally televised game against the Memphis Grizzlies, on October 19 at FedEx Forum (7:30 PM ET, ESPN). This year’s opener marks the second time in franchise history that New York opens its season in Memphis (2006-07). Additionally, the team will once again tip-off the NBA’s Christmas Day schedule, playing host to the Philadelphia 76ers (NOON, ESPN) on December 25. This will mark the 55th time in franchise history that the Knicks play on Christmas Day and the 10th time against the 76ers, first since the 2017-18 season.
The Knicks’ home opener will take place against Detroiton October 21 (7:30 PM). This will be first time since the 2017-18 season and the seventh time overall that the Knicks open their home schedule against Detroit.
For the 24th consecutive season, the team will play on Martin Luther King Jr. Day when they take on the Toronto Raptors at Madison Square Garden on January 16 (3:00 PM).
In the season finale, New York will host the Indiana Pacers on Easter Sunday (April 9) at Madison Square Garden at 1:00 p.m. This will be the 19th time the Knicks play on Easter Sunday and the first time since 2014-15 season.
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● The team faces each Eastern Conference team four times with the exception of Charlotte (2H/1A), Chicago (1H/2A), Milwaukee (2H/1A) and Orlando (1H/2A), who they will play three times each.
● The team faces each Western Conference team twice. Notable home dates include: the defending NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors, on December 20 (7:30 PM, TNT); the Phoenix Suns on January 2 (3:00 PM) and the Los Angeles Lakers on January 31 (7:30 PM, TNT).
● The schedule features 13 nationally televised games on ABC/ESPN and TNT. MSG Networks, the Knicks’ television home, will televise 73 regular season games and all four preseason games.
● There are 12 back-to-backs on the schedule (four with no travel) and the longest road-trip is seven days/five games (Nov. 15-21).
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