Originally written on All Things Nuggets  |  Last updated 10/27/14
The NBA regular season will begin on Dec. 25, but it’s likely that the Nuggets won’t open until the day after, because only six teams will play on Christmas. In the regular season, according to the NBA, the Nuggets (and all Western Conference teams) will play 48 of the 66 games against teams in the West and 18 against teams in the East (and vice versa). Yes, this means there’s a chance that Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks WON’T play at Pepsi Center this season. Teams will play only three teams from the other conference twice (one home, one away). They’ll play six other teams from the other conference at home and the six other teams on the road. As for the 48 games within the conference, a team will play six teams four times (two home, two away), four teams three times (two home, one away) and the remaining four three times, but with one home and two away. All teams will have at least one back-to-back-to-back scheduled. But no team will have more than three. The regular season will ...
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