2017-18 New York Knicks Schedule Announced

Home-Opener at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, Oct. 21


New York, NY (August 15, 2017) - The New York Knickerbockers will open the team’s 72nd season of NBA basketball on Thursday, Oct. 19, facing the Oklahoma City Thunder on the road, at 8:00 p.m. The team’s home-opener at Madison Square Garden – the 50th anniversary season in the current building – will be Saturday, Oct. 21 versus the Detroit Pistons at 8:00 p.m.


New York’s regular season home schedule is highlighted by one visit from the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors on Monday, Feb. 26 and two visits by the Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, Nov. 13 and Monday, Apr. 9. The Knicks will host the Philadelphia 76ers on Christmas Day at noon at Madison Square Garden. The team will play a total of six afternoon games at home.


Prior to the 82-game regular season, New York will participate in five 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 80 regular season games, and all five preseason games.


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About The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary 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 (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL).  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions — the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at



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