Mavericks Tentatively Scheduled To Open Season Against Heat

Well, the NBA is back, but there will be some damage control work to do by the league to reel in all the fans it might have lost because of the extended lockout, which, if you haven't noticed, shortened the 2011-12 season. As the schedule currently stands, the NBA will kickoff on Christmas day, with a trio of enticing games: Knicks/Celtics, Bulls/Lakers, and of course, Heat/Mavericks

↵

If there's a silver lining to the NBA lockout for Mavericks fans, it's this: the Mavericks will open the season at home on Christmas day, receive their championship rings and raise their banner... with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh all there in person to witness the festivities.

↵

Even if the Heat beat the Mavericks on Christmas, the dream team will have to relive their nightmare all over again, and that in itself is worth the NBA losing over a month off its schedule. 

↵

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.