>>NBA Unveils 2011-12 Schedule
(New York, NY) -- The NBA may be in the midst of a lockout, but the 2011-12 regular season schedule has been released. The league is slated to tip off its 66th campaign with a doubleheader on Tuesday, November 1st. The opening night matchups feature the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks hosting the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Mavericks and Miami Heat will meet in a rematch of the NBA Finals on Christmas Day in Texas. They'll play again March 29th in Miami. The All-Star Game is slated for February 26th in Orlando.