Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 8/1/13
The NBA has just announced that they will be releasing their schedule this upcoming Tuesday, August 6th at 6pm. Last season the NBA announced the schedule during a nationally televised show on NBA TV, but it is not clear if that is the plan this year. Some aspects of the schedule have been leaked, as we already know that the Heat will host Derrick Rose (we think) and the Bulls on October 29th, Miami will visit the Lakers on Christmas, and reportedly that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will return to Boston January 26th. On Tuesday we'll figure out everything else. One interesting aspect of this Pierce and Garnett-less season is seeing how much "respect" the new look Celtics get in terms of nationally televised games. Last year the C's played a whopping 25 national TV games (16 if you don't count their 9 NBA TV contests). This year that number will seemingly dip — possibly by a lot. Just guessing, but you'd figure that both of Pierce and Garnett's Boston games and Doc Rivers ret...
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