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Sixers' schedule released

The Sixers will get an early look at the new-look Miami Heat, opening their season at the Wells Fargo Center on Oct. 27 in Doug Collins' debut. It is the only visit by the Heat this season to Philadelphia.

Sixers' schedule released

Doug Collins will make his regular season debut as the Sixers coach on October 27 against the Miami Heat.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Doug Collins will make his regular season debut as the Sixers coach on October 27 against the Miami Heat. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Sixers will get an early look at the new-look Miami Heat, opening their season at the Wells Fargo Center on Oct. 27 in Doug Collins' debut. It is the only visit by the Heat this season to Philadelphia.

They host the Atlanta Hawks on Oct. 29, before embarking on a two-game trip to Indiana and Washington.

The team’s longest homestand of the season will span four games over nine days, beginning Saturday, Dec. 4 against Charlotte and ending on Dec. 12 vs. New Orleans.

The Sixers also end the season with four home games -- vs. New York on April 6, Toronto on April 8, Orlando on April 11 and Detroit on April 13.

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The Sixers will play 21 sets of back-to-back games in 2010-11, including six sets before the end of November. The team will also have completed half their road schedule (20 games) by Jan. 3.

Additionally, the Sixers have two five-game road trips this season, the first of which is from Dec. 26 through Jan. 3. That trip includes a New Year's Eve game at the Lakers. The second trip has the Sixers playing five games in eight days, beginning Saturday, March 12 at Milwaukee and concluding Saturday, March 19 at Portland.

Note: The times below are local times, not all Eastern times.

OCTOBER
Wed. 27 Miami 7:00
Fri. 29 Atlanta 7:00
Sat. 30 AT Indiana 8:00

NOVEMBER
Tue. 2 AT Washington 7:00
Wed. 3 Indiana 7:00
Fri. 5 Cleveland 7:00
Sun. 7 AT New York 12:00
Wed. 10 AT Oklahoma City 7:00
Fri. 12 AT Dallas 7:30
Sat. 13 AT San Antonio 7:30
Tue. 16 AT Cleveland 7:00
Wed. 17 Toronto 7:00
Fri. 19 Milwaukee 7:00
Tue. 23 AT Washington 7:00
Wed. 24 AT Toronto 7:00
Fri. 26 AT Miami 7:30
Sat. 27 New Jersey 7:30
Tue. 30 Portland 7:00

DECEMBER
Fri. 3 AT Atlanta 7:30
Sat. 4 Charlotte 7:30
Tue. 7 Cleveland 7:00
Thu. 9 Boston 8:00
Sun. 12 New Orleans 12:00
Tue. 14 AT New Jersey 7:00
Wed. 15 L.A. Clippers 7:00
Fri. 17 L.A. Lakers 7:00
Sat. 18 AT Orlando 7:00
Tue. 21 AT Chicago 7:00
Wed. 22 AT Boston 7:30
Sun. 26 AT Denver 6:00
Mon. 27 AT Golden State 7:30
Wed. 29 AT Phoenix 7:00
Fri. 31 AT L.A. Lakers 7:30

JANUARY
Mon. 3 AT New Orleans 7:00
Wed. 5 Washington 7:00
Fri. 7 Chicago 7:00
Sat. 8 AT Detroit 7:30
Tue. 11 Indiana 7:00
Fri. 14 Milwaukee 7:00
Mon. 17 Charlotte 2:00
Wed. 19 AT Orlando 7:00
Thu. 20 AT Charlotte 7:00
Sat. 22 Utah 7:30
Mon. 24 Phoenix 7:00
Wed. 26 AT Toronto 7:00
Fri. 28 Memphis 7:00
Sun. 30 Denver 6:00

FEBRUARY
Wed. 2 AT New Jersey 7:00
Fri. 4 New York 7:00
Sun. 6 AT New York 12:00
Tue. 8 AT Atlanta 7:00
Wed. 9 Orlando 7:00
Fri. 11 San Antonio 7:00
Sat. 12 AT Minnesota 7:00
Tue. 15 AT Memphis 7:00
Wed. 16 AT Houston 7:30
Wed. 23 Washington 7:00
Fri. 25 Detroit 7:00
Sun. 27 AT Cleveland 5:00

MARCH
Tue. 1 Dallas 7:00
Fri. 4 Minnesota 7:00
Sun. 6 Golden State 6:00
Tue. 8 AT Indiana 7:00
Wed. 9 Oklahoma City 7:00
Fri. 11 Boston 7:00
Sat. 12 AT Milwaukee 7:00
Mon. 14 AT Utah 7:00
Wed. 16 AT L.A. Clippers 7:30
Fri. 18 AT Sacramento 7:00
Sat. 19 AT Portland 7:00
Wed. 23 Atlanta 7:00
Fri. 25 AT Miami 7:30
Sun. 27 Sacramento 12:00
Mon. 28 AT Chicago 7:00
Wed. 30 Houston 7:00

APRIL
Fri. 1 New Jersey 7:00
Sat. 2 AT Milwaukee 7:30
Tue. 5 AT Boston 7:30
Wed. 6 New York 7:00
Fri. 8 Toronto 7:00
Mon. 11 Orlando 7:00
Wed. 13 Detroit 8:00

About this blog
Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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