2016-17 New York Knicks Schedule Announced
Home-Opener at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. Memphis
New York, NY (August 11, 2016) - The New York Knickerbockers will open the team's 70th anniversary season of NBA basketball on Tuesday, Oct. 25, facing their Eastern Conference rival Cleveland Cavaliers, on the road, at 8:00 p.m. The team's home-opener at Madison Square Garden will be Saturday, Oct. 29 versus the Memphis Grizzlies at 7:30 p.m.
New York's regular season home schedule is highlighted by two visits from the NBA Champion Cavaliers on Wednesday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 4 and one visit by the Western Conference Champion Golden State Warriors on Sunday, Mar. 5. Holiday games at MSG include the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day game on Monday, Jan. 16 versus the Atlanta Hawks at 1:00 p.m. and Christmas Day versus Boston Celtics at noon. The team will play a total of eight afternoon games at home.
Prior to the 82-game regular season, New York will participate in six preseason games, with the schedule to be released at a later date. MSG Network, the award-winning television home of the New York Knickerbockers, will telecast 71 regular season games, and all six preseason games.
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About The Madison Square Garden Company
The NBA’s New York Knickerbockers basketball team, entering into its 71st year of operation is part of The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG), a world leader in live sports and entertainment with a portfolio of legendary sports teams, exclusive entertainment productions and celebrated venues. MSG Sports owns and operates some of the most widely recognized sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA), along with two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also presents a broad array of world-class sporting events, including: professional boxing, college basketball, tennis, bull riding and e-gaming events. MSG Entertainment features exclusive, original productions that include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts a wide variety of live entertainment offerings, including concerts, family shows and special events, in the Company’s diverse collection of iconic venues. These venues are: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, California; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com