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Sixers schedule released

The Sixers have a schedule for the next season, now all they need is a set of keys to end the lockout.

Sixers schedule released

The Sixers are scheduled to open the season with a road game against the Raptors. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)
The Sixers are scheduled to open the season with a road game against the Raptors. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

The Sixers have a schedule for the next season, now all they need is a set of keys to end the lockout.

Assuming labor peace is reached between the owners and the NBA Players Association — a large assumption, to be sure — the Sixers will open the 2011-12 campaign at Toronto on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The home-opener is two nights later against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Sixers visit defending-champion Dallas on Nov. 22 and host the Mavericks on Feb. 17.

The Miami Heat, the most celebrated runners-up since 1948 presidential candidate Thomas Dewey, are in town on Feb. 13 and March 16. The Sixers travel to Miami on Nov. 20 and, in the season-finale, April 18.

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The league is currently mired in a work stoppage that already has players examining playing options in Europe. Many have contract clauses that would allow them to rejoin the NBA once the lockout is lifted.

 

SIXERS’ 2011-12 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

Home Games in CAPS

Wednesday, Nov. 2: at Toronto, 7

Friday, Nov. 4: MINNESOTA, 7

Sunday, Nov. 6: at Orlando, 6

Wednesday, Nov. 9: HOUSTON, 8

Friday, Nov. 11: MILWAUKEE, 7

Sunday, Nov. 13: at L.A. Clippers, 3:30

Monday, Nov. 14: at Portland, 10

Wednesday, Nov. 16: at Golden State, 10:30

Friday, Nov. 18: CHARLOTTE, 7

Sunday, Nov. 20: at Miami, 6

Tuesday, Nov. 22: at Dallas, 8:30

Thursday, Nov. 24: at Atlanta, 8

Saturday, Nov. 26: NEW YORK, 7

Tuesday, Nov. 29: at Cleveland, 7

Wednesday, Nov. 30: NEW JERSEY, 7

Friday, Dec. 2: NEW ORLEANS, 7

Monday, Dec. 5: CLEVELAND, 7

Friday, Dec. 9: DENVER, 7

Sunday, Dec. 11: MEMPHIS, 6

Tuesday, Dec. 13: at New Jersey, 7:30

Thursday, Dec. 15: at New York, 7

Friday, Dec. 16: ATLANTA, 7

Sunday, Dec. 18: at Boston, 1

Wednesday, Dec. 21: at Milwaukee, 8

Friday, Dec. 23: at Charlotte, 7

Monday, Dec. 26: at Sacramento, 10

Wednesday, Dec. 28: at Denver, 9

Friday, Dec. 30: at Utah, 9

Sunday, Jan. 1: at L.A. Lakers, 9:30

Monday, Jan. 2: at Phoenix, 9

Wednesday, Jan. 4: at New Orleans, 8

Friday, Jan. 6: DETROIT, 7

Monday, Jan. 9: at Chicago, 8

Tuesday, Jan. 10: SACRAMENTO, 7

Friday, Jan. 13: WASHINGTON, 7

Saturday, Jan. 14: at Indiana, 7

Monday, Jan. 16: PORTLAND, 2

Wednesday, Jan. 18: TORONTO, 7

Friday, Jan. 20: OKLAHOMA CITY, 7

Saturday, Jan. 21: at Detroit, 7:30

Monday, Jan. 23: at Minnesota, 8

Wednesday, Jan. 25: INDIANA, 7

Friday, Jan. 27: CHARLOTTE, 7

Saturday, Jan. 28: DETROIT, 7

Monday, Jan. 30: NEW JERSEY, 7

Wednesday, Feb. 1: CHICAGO, 7

Friday, Feb. 3: L.A. CLIPPERS, 7

Saturday, Feb. 4: at Atlanta, 7

Monday, Feb. 6: L.A. LAKERS, 7

Wednesday, Feb. 8: SAN ANTONIO, 7

Friday, Feb. 10: BOSTON, 7

Saturday, Feb. 11: at Cleveland, 7:30

Monday, Feb. 13: MIAMI, 7

Friday, Feb. 17: DALLAS, 7

Tuesday, Feb. 21: at Memphis, 8

Wednesday, Feb. 22: at Houston, 8

Sunday, Feb. 26: All-Star Game (at Orlando)

Tuesday, Feb. 28: at Detroit, 7:30

Wednesday, Feb. 29: CLEVELAND, 7

Friday, March 2: GOLDEN STATE, 7

Sunday, March 4: UTAH, 6

Wednesday, March 7: BOSTON, 7

Friday, March 9: WASHINGTON, 7

Sunday, March 11: at New York, 12

Tuesday, March 13: at Oklahoma City, 8

Wednesday, March 14: at San Antonio, 8:30

Friday, March 16: MIAMI, 7

Saturday, March 17: at Charlotte, 7

Wednesday, March 21: NEW YORK, 7

Friday, March 23: PHOENIX, 7

Saturday, March 24: at Milwaukee, 8:30

Tuesday, March 27: INDIANA, 7

Wednesday, March 28: at New Jersey, 7:30

Friday, March 30: at Washington, 7

Saturday, March 31: ATLANTA, 7:30

Tuesday, April 3: at Indiana, 7

Wednesday, April 4: TORONTO, 7

Saturday, April 7: ORLANDO, 7

Sunday, April 8: at Boston, 6

Wednesday, April 11: at Toronto, 7

Friday, April 13: CHICAGO, 7

Monday, April 16: at Orlando, 7

Wednesday, April 18: at Miami, 8

 

End Regular Season

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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