76ers to be featured on national television 29 times, including 11 games on NBA TV
76ers begin NBA In-Season Tournament play at Detroit Pistons on Nov. 10
Philadelphia slated for second consecutive Christmas Day game; face Heat in Miami on ESPN
NBC Sports Philadelphia and 97.5 The Fanatic will again serve as 76ers broadcast partners for 2023-24 season
PHILADELPHIA – AUG 17, 2023 - A strong presence on the national stage and a prime-time Christmas Day matchup in South Beach highlight the Philadelphia 76ers’ 2023-24 schedule, as the NBA announced today the regular season schedules for all 30 teams. Along with several games on national TV, the 76ers will once again receive wire-to-wire coverage throughout the season on NBC Sports Philadelphia and 97.5 The Fanatic.
The 76ers will tip off their 2023-24 campaign on the road against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TNT. The 76ers have won three of their last four season openers.
This nationally-televised contest marks the first of 29 in which Philadelphia will be featured across ABC (three), ESPN (eight), TNT (seven), and NBA TV (11) throughout the 2023-24 regular season.
Following a trip north of the border for game number two of the season against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, Oct. 28, the 76ers will host their home opener, presented by Independence Blue Cross, versus the Portland Trail Blazers at The Center on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The 2023-24 campaign will feature the inaugural In-Season Tournament which will tip off on Friday, Nov. 3. This tournament will consist of Group Play and Knockout Rounds.
Group Play games, the first of two stages in the In-Season Tournament, will take place on Tuesdays and Fridays in November. On these “Tournament Nights,” the only NBA games scheduled will be Group Play games.
As part of Group A in the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia will travel to Detroit to face the Pistons on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. ET, before hosting the Indiana Pacers on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. ET. The team’s third Group Play game is set for Atlanta against the Hawks on Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET, while the 76ers wrap up Group Play on Nov. 21 at home against Cleveland at 7:30 p.m. ET on TNT.
Based on standings within the group, the 76ers have the chance to move on to the Knockout Rounds, which will be single-elimination throughout the Quarterfinals, Semifinals and
Championship. The Semifinals and Championship will take place in Las Vegas on Dec. 7 and Dec. 9, respectively.
For more information about the NBA In-Season Tournament, visit NBA.com/inseasontournament.
For the second consecutive season, the 76ers are one of 10 NBA teams playing on Christmas Day. Philadelphia will play at Miami at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN, marking the team’s fifth appearance on Christmas Day in the last seven years. The 76ers are 19-14 in games played on Christmas, including three wins in their last four contests since 2017. The game will mark the first ever matchup between the 76ers and Heat on Christmas Day.
With one of the NBA’s largest and most passionate season ticket member bases, the 76ers are excited to deliver an all-time experience for fans at each of their 41 home games during the upcoming 2023-24 campaign. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster, the Official Ticketing Partner of the Philadelphia 76ers, at Ticketmaster.com/76ers. Fans interested in receiving email alerts with exclusive ticket opportunities, schedule updates, and more, can sign up at sixers.com/sixthman. For more information on ticket packages for the 2023-24 season, visit 76ers Ticket Central.
- No games have been scheduled for Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7, as part of the NBA’s ongoing commitment to promote civic engagement.
- Philadelphia’s longest homestand of the season spans five games over 11 days at The Center from Oct. 29-Nov. 8. This includes the team’s home opener on Sunday Oct. 29 against Portland (7:30 p.m. ET), followed by Toronto (Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m. ET, NBA TV), Phoenix (Saturday, Nov. 4, 1 p.m. ET), Washington (Monday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. ET), and Boston (Wednesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. ET).
- Philadelphia’s longest road trip of the season runs eight days and five games in length from Jan. 25-Feb. 1. This includes games at Indiana (Thursday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m. ET), Denver (Saturday, Jan. 27, 5:30 p.m. ET, ABC), Portland (Monday, Jan. 29, 10 p.m. ET, NBA TV), Golden State (Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10 p.m., ET, TNT), and Utah (Thursday, Feb. 1, 9 p.m. ET).
- Philadelphia will host the defending NBA champion Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, Jan. 16 (7:30 p.m. ET, TNT).
- The 76ers will have 17 weekend games (9 Fridays, 4 Saturdays, 4 Sundays) at The Center.
- Philadelphia’s games for the week of Dec. 4 will be announced by the NBA following the conclusion of the Group Play stage of the In-Season Tournament.
- Philadelphia is slated for 14 sets of back-to-back games, four of which will come during the month of January.
- Philadelphia will have 11 away games in the month of March, marking the most games away from The Center for a single month this season.
GAME BREAKDOWN BY MONTH:
OCTOBER: 3 games (1 home, 2 road) NOVEMBER: 15 games (9 home, 6 road) DECEMBER: 14 games (5 home, 7 road, *2 to be scheduled) JANUARY: 14 games (7 home, 7 road) FEBRUARY: 12 games (8 home, 4 road) MARCH: 17 games (6 home, 11 road) APRIL: 7 games (4 home, 3 road)