Turner Sports, entering its 39th consecutive year of NBA coverage, will feature a 65-game schedule during the 2022-23 NBA regular season, including a blockbuster Opening Night doubleheader, a Martin Luther King Jr. Day doubleheader and appearances by the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, LA Clippers, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns.
TNT will showcase the league’s top stars throughout the year starting with a marquee Opening Night doubleheader on Tuesday, Oct. 18, featuring the Warriors hosting the Lakers, at 10 p.m. ET. Headlined by Stephen Curry and LeBron James, respectively, the two stars have led their teams to eight of the past 11 NBA titles and have combined for six Kia NBA MVP Awards thus far in their celebrated careers.
Earlier in the night, a star-studded Eastern Conference matchup will mark the 27th consecutive season that TNT will tip off the season as the defending Eastern Conference-champion Celtics — with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown — host the 76ers, led by Joel Embiid and James Harden, at 7:30 p.m.
The network’s Opening Week coverage will continue with the Bucks and two-time Kia NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo visiting the 76ers on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. followed by the Lakers with James and Anthony Davis hosting the Clippers, with Paul George, Kawhi Leonard and offseason addition John Wall.
TNT’s second week will feature two of the NBA’s brightest rising stars with the Dallas Mavericks and Luka Dončić visiting the New Orleans Pelicans and Zion Williamson on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. Later that night, the Suns and Chris Paul will host the Warriors and Klay Thompson in a matchup of the past two Western Conference champions at 10 p.m.
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The Suns will make an appearance the following week against the Minnesota Timberwolves, led by their new triumvirate of Karl-Anthony Towns, Anthony Edwards and Rudy Gobert on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 10 p.m. The night’s coverage will tip off with the top two picks in June’s NBA Draft meeting for the first time as the Orlando Magic and Paolo Banchero visit the Oklahoma City Thunder and Chet Holmgren at 7:30 p.m.
NBA on TNT’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day doubleheader on Monday, Jan. 16 will be highlighted by a rematch of the 2022 NBA playoffs first round — the Miami Heat, led by Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo, will visit the Atlanta Hawks with their dynamic backcourt of Trae Young and Dejounte Murray at 3:30 p.m. In the nightcap, a pair of high-scoring guards will face off when the Memphis Grizzlies and Ja Morant host the Suns and Devin Booker at 6 p.m.
Later that week, the Warriors and Celtics will meet in a rematch of last season’s NBA Finals on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Brooklyn Nets and Kevin Durant at the Suns at 10 p.m.
Overall, TNT will televise doubleheaders on 18 Tuesdays, 13 Thursdays and MLK Monday. Additional TNT regular season schedule highlights (full schedule listed below):
• The New York Knicks and free agent acquisition Jalen Brunson will visit the Utah Jazz and Donovan Mitchell on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 10 p.m. The top two picks from the 2019 NBA Draft – Williamson and Morant – will meet when the Pelicans visit the Grizzlies earlier in the night at 7:30 p.m.
• In a marquee doubleheader, the Nets – with Durant, Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons – will travel to Philadelphia to meet the 76ers and Embiid, Harden and Tobias Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. In the late game, the Suns – with Booker and Paul – will host the Lakers, led by James and Davis, at 10 p.m.
• The Lakers and James will visit the Cleveland Cavaliers and Darius Garland on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Denver Nuggets and two-time Kia NBA MVP Nikola Jokić hosting the Mavericks and Dončić at 10 p.m.
• A star-studded doubleheader headlined by Curry, James, Antetokounmpo and Tatum will tip off with the Bucks hosting the Warriors on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m., followed by Celtics at Lakers at 10 p.m.
• Eastern Conference heavyweights will meet when the Nets and Durant host the Celtics and Brown, Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. The Lakers and James will then host the Mavericks and Dončić at 10 p.m.
• Featured as a part of NBA Rivals Week, the Heat and Celtics will meet in a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m., followed by the “battle of LA” with the Clippers visiting the Lakers at 10 p.m.
• NBA Rivals Week will continue on TNT with the Ball brothers facing off – the Charlotte Hornets and LaMelo Ball will host the Chicago Bulls and Lonzo Ball on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Coverage will continue with a rematch of last season’s seven-game Western Conference Semifinals series between the Mavericks and Suns at 10 p.m.
• A blockbuster doubleheader on Tuesday, Feb. 14, will tip off with the past two NBA Eastern Conference Champions – Boston and Milwaukee – facing off at 7:30 p.m., followed by Western Conference heavyweights – Warriors and Clippers – at 10 p.m.
• Following NBA All-Star 2023, TNT will present another marquee doubleheader with the 76ers and Harden hosting the Grizzlies and Morant on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Warriors and Curry visiting the Lakers and James at 10 p.m.
• Several of the NBA’s top scorers will be on display Thursday, March 2, starting with the 76ers and Embiid visiting the Mavericks and Dončić at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Warriors and Curry hosting the Clippers and George at 10 p.m.
• One week later, the Warriors will face the Grizzlies on Thursday, March 9, in a rematch of last year’s compelling Western Conference Semifinals series at 10 p.m. Earlier in the night, the Nets and Irving will travel to Milwaukee to face the Bucks and Jrue Holiday at 7:30 p.m.
• An Eastern Conference single header will tip off the network’s final stretch of regular season action on Tuesday, April 4, with the Celtics and Tatum visiting the 76ers and Harden at 8 p.m.
• TNT’s final night of the regular season on Thursday, April 6, will feature the Heat and Butler visiting the 76ers and Harden at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Suns and Paul hosting the Nuggets and Jokić at 10 p.m.
The network will also televise NBA All-Star 2023 from Salt Lake City, Friday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 19 and the most NBA playoff games of any network, culminating with the exclusive presentation of the 2023 NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT games will be available via the TNT app on mobile, tablet and connected TV devices and at TNTDrama.com. Fans will be able to access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the username and password provided by their TV service provider.
NBA on TNT’s 2022-23 NBA Regular Season Schedule
|Tuesday||Oct. 18||7:30 p.m.||Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics|
|Tuesday||Oct. 18||10 p.m.||Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors|
|Thursday||Oct. 20||7:30 p.m.||Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers|
|Thursday||Oct. 20||10 p.m.||LA Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
|Tuesday||Oct. 25||7:30 p.m.||Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans|
|Tuesday||Oct. 25||10 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns|
|Tuesday||Nov. 1||7:30 p.m.||Orlando Magic vs. Oklahoma City|
|Tuesday||Nov. 1||10 p.m.||Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Phoenix Suns|
|Tuesday||Nov. 15||7:30 p.m.||New Orleans Pelicans vs. Memphis Grizzlies|
|Tuesday||Nov. 15||10 p.m.||New York Knicks vs. Utah Jazz|
|Tuesday||Nov. 22||7:30 p.m.||Brooklyn Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers|
|Tuesday||Nov. 22||10 p.m.||Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns|
|Tuesday||Nov. 29||7:30 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks|
|Tuesday||Nov. 29||10 p.m.||LA Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers|
|Tuesday||Dec. 6||7:30 p.m.||Los Angeles Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Tuesday||Dec. 6||10 p.m.||Dallas Mavericks vs. Denver Nuggets|
|Tuesday||Dec. 13||7:30 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. Milwaukee Bucks|
|Tuesday||Dec. 13||10 p.m.||Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
|Tuesday||Dec. 20||7:30 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. New York Knicks|
|Tuesday||Dec. 20||10 p.m.||Memphis Grizzlies vs. Denver Nuggets|
|Thursday||Jan. 5||7:30 p.m.||Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks|
|Thursday||Jan. 5||10 p.m.||LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets|
|Tuesday||Jan. 10||7:30 p.m.||Detroit Pistons vs. Philadelphia 76ers|
|Tuesday||Jan. 10||10 p.m.||Phoenix Suns vs. Golden State Warriors|
|Thursday||Jan. 12||7:30 p.m.||Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets|
|Thursday||Jan. 12||10 p.m.||Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
|Monday||Jan. 16||3:30 p.m.||Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks|
|Monday||Jan. 16||6 p.m.||Phoenix Suns vs. Memphis Grizzlies|
|Tuesday||Jan. 17||7:30 p.m.||Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks|
|Tuesday||Jan. 17||10 p.m.||Philadelphia 76ers vs. LA Clippers|
|Thursday||Jan. 19||7:30 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics|
|Thursday||Jan. 19||10 p.m.||Brooklyn Nets vs. Phoenix Suns|
|Tuesday||Jan. 24||7:30 p.m.||Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat|
|Tuesday||Jan. 24||10 p.m.||LA Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
|Thursday||Jan. 26||7:30 p.m.||Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets|
|Thursday||Jan. 26||10 p.m.||Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns|
|Tuesday||Jan. 31||7:30 p.m.||Los Angeles Lakers vs. New York Knicks|
|Tuesday||Jan. 31||10 p.m.||New Orleans Pelicans vs. Denver Nuggets|
|Thursday||Feb. 2||7:30 p.m.||Memphis Grizzlies vs. Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Thursday||Feb. 2||10 p.m.||LA Clippers vs. Milwaukee Bucks|
|Tuesday||Feb. 7||7:30 p.m.||Atlanta Hawks vs. New Orleans Pelicans|
|Tuesday||Feb. 7||10 p.m.||Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets|
|Thursday||Feb. 9||7:30 p.m.||Chicago Bulls vs. Brooklyn Nets|
|Thursday||Feb. 9||10 p.m.||Milwaukee Bucks vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
|Tuesday||Feb. 14||7:30 p.m.||Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks|
|Tuesday||Feb. 14||10 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. LA Clippers|
|Thursday||Feb. 16||7:30 p.m.||Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls|
|Thursday||Feb. 16||10 p.m.||LA Clippers vs. Phoenix Suns|
|Thursday||Feb. 23||7:30 p.m.||Memphis Grizzlies vs. Philadelphia 76ers|
|Thursday||Feb. 23||10 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
|Tuesday||Feb. 28||7:30 p.m.||Washington vs. Atlanta Hawks|
|Tuesday||Feb. 28||10 p.m.||Minnesota Timberwolves vs. LA Clippers|
|Thursday||Mar. 2||7:30 p.m.||Philadelphia 76ers vs. Dallas Mavericks|
|Thursday||Mar. 2||10 p.m.||LA Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors|
|Tuesday||Mar. 7||7:30 p.m.||Philadelphia 76ers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Tuesday||Mar. 7||10 p.m.||Memphis Grizzlies vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
|Thursday||Mar. 9||7:30 p.m.||Brooklyn Nets vs. Milwaukee Bucks|
|Thursday||Mar. 9||10 p.m.||Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies|
|Tuesday||Mar. 28||7:30 p.m.||Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors|
|Tuesday||Mar. 28||10 p.m.||New Orleans Pelicans vs. Golden State Warriors|
|Thursday||Mar. 30||7:30 p.m.||Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks|
|Thursday||Mar. 30||10 p.m.||New Orleans Pelicans vs. Denver Nuggets|
|Tuesday||Apr. 4||8 p.m.||Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers|
|Thursday||Apr. 6||7:30 p.m.||Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers|
|Thursday||Apr. 6||10 p.m.||Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns|