Warriors Announce 2016-17 Schedule: Two Visits to OKC - NBC Bay Area

Warriors Announce 2016-17 Schedule: Two Visits to OKC

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    Monte Poole
    Warriors announce 2016-17 schedule: Two visits to OKC

    One year after establishing themselves as the NBA's marquee team, the Warriors with their 2016-17 schedule are again poised to attract more eyeballs than any squad in the league.

    The Western Conference champions open against the Spurs on Oct. 25 at Oracle Arena before playing four of the next five on the road.

    The schedule-maker wasted no time pitting the newest Warriors All-Star, Kevin Durant, against his former team, as the Thunder visit Oracle Arena on Nov. 3, the fourth game of the season.

    Durant won't make his first visit to Oklahoma City until Feb. 11, five days before the All-Star break.

    The Warriors will play on Christmas Day for the fourth consecutive season – and sixth of the last seven – when they travel to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers in a rematch of the 2016 NBA Finals. The Cavs visit Oracle on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16, 2017).

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    The Warriors are scheduled for 28 national TV games, including four of the first six to start the season.

    Other highlights:

    The Dallas Mavericks, featuring former Warriors Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut, make their first visit to Oracle Arena on Nov. 9.

    Former assistant coach (and successful interim head coach) Luke Walton brings his Lakers to Oracle on Nov. 23, the second of three Warriors-Lakers clashes in November.

    The Warriors don't visit San Antonio until March, when they will face the Spurs on the 11th and the 29th.

    The Warriors face 17 back-to-back challenges, including the first visit to Oklahoma City, which comes after a game at Memphis the previous night.

    They face one stretch of four games in five nights, which comes as part of a five-game Western Conference road swing Dec. 7-11.

    For the first time since 2007-08, the Warriors will not have a road trip longer than five games, of which there are two.

    The Warriors conclude the season with 11 of their final 16 games at home.

    FULL SCHEDULE

    October 25 -- San Antonio
    October 28 -- at New Orleans 
    October 30 -- at Phoenix
    November 1 -- at Portland
    November 3 -- Oklahoma City
    November 4 -- at Lakers
    November 7 -- New Orleans
    November 9 -- Dallas
    November 10 -- at Denver
    November 13 -- Phoenix
    November 16 -- at Toronto
    November 18 -- at Boston
    November 19 -- at Milwaukee
    November 21 -- at Indiana
    November 23 -- Lakers
    November 25 -- at Lakers
    November 26 -- Minnesota
    November 28 -- Atlanta
    December 1 -- Houston
    December 3 -- Phoenix
    December 5 -- Indiana
    December 7 -- at Clippers
    December 8 -- at Utah
    December 10 -- at Memphis
    December 11 -- at Minnesota
    December 13 -- at New Orleans
    December 15 -- New York
    December 17 -- Portland
    December 20 -- Utah
    December 22 -- at Brooklyn
    December 23 -- at Detroit
    December 25 -- at Cleveland
    December 28 -- Toronto
    December 30 -- Dallas
    January 2 -- Denver
    January 4 -- Portland
    January 6 -- Memphis
    January 8 -- at Sacramento
    January 10 -- Miami
    January 12 -- Detroit
    January 16 -- Cleveland
    January 18 -- Oklahoma City
    January 20 -- at Houston
    January 22 -- at Orlando
    January 23 -- at Miami
    January 25 -- at Charlotte
    January 28 -- Clippers
    January 29 -- at Portland
    February 1 -- Charlotte
    February 2 -- at Clippers
    February 4 -- at Sacramento
    February 8 -- Chicago
    February 10 -- at Memphis
    February 11 -- at Oklahoma City
    February 13 -- at Denver
    February 15 -- Sacramento
    February 23 -- Clippers
    February 25 -- Brooklyn
    February 27 -- at Philadelphia
    February 28 -- at Washington
    March 2 -- at Chicago
    March 5 -- at New York
    March 6 -- at Atlanta
    March 8 -- Boston
    March 10 -- at Minnesota
    March 11 -- at San Antonio
    March 14 -- Philadelphia
    March 16 -- Orlando
    March 18 -- Milwaukee
    March 20 -- at Oklahoma City
    March 21 -- at Dallas
    March 24 -- Sacramento
    March 26 -- Memphis
    March 28 -- at Houston
    March 29 -- at San Antonio
    March 31 -- Houston
    April 2 -- Washington
    April 4 -- Minnesota
    April 5 -- at Phoenix
    April 8 -- New Orleans
    April 10 -- Utah
    April 12 -- Lakers