Oct 16, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41) in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Celtics defeated the Sixers 111 to 91. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
As hoop heads get antsy for the Regular Season to tip-off October 27th we are occupying ourselves with FIBA’s Olympic qualifying tournaments. Leading up to the regular season things will ramp up at the end of September as training camps begin and the NBA 2015-16 preseason games will give us our first look at teams as they finalize their rosters. Squads will play between 8 and 6 preseason games.
We take a look at each Division and highlight each individual game including opponents, game time, dates and venues.
Game 1: October 6th, 2015 overseas in Italy at Mediolanum Forum versus the Olimpia Milano at 2:30 PM ET
Game 2: October 8th, 2015 overseas in Madrid, Spain at Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid versus the Real Madrid at 3:00 PM ET
Game 3: October 14th, 2015 on road in New York at Barclays Center versus the Brooklyn Nets at 7:30 PM ET
Game 4: October 16th, 2015 on road in New York at Madison Square Garden versus the New York Knicks at 7:30 PM ET
Game 5: October 19th, 2015 at home in Boston at TD Garden versus the Brooklyn Nets at 7:30 PM ET
Game 6: October 22nd, 2015 at home in Boston at TD Garden versus the New York Knicks at 7:30 PM ET
Game 7: October 23rd, 2015 at home in Boston at their D-League Affiliate venue Verizon Wireless Arena versus Philadelphia 76ers at 7:30 PM ET
The Celtics return to the court with young wunderkid coach Brad Stevens and most of their young core in tact unless GM Danny Ainge pulls offf a block buster trade prior to month end. Hey, don’t laugh he’s said to still be super interested in DeMarcus Cousins and with the plethora of draft picks he has stock piled anything is possible. Boston’s preseason highlights will find them traveling overseas for games in Italy and Spain.
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