The Dallas Mavericks announced their 2011-12 regular season schedule on Tuesday night. In addition to opening the season with an NBA Finals rematch against Miami on Christmas Day, the Mavericks will play Denver at home on December 26 before heading out on the road on the 29th to take on Oklahoma City in a game that will be nationally televised on TNT.
The World Champion Mavericks will be featured on national TV 26 times. Dallas will be featured on ESPN nine times, TNT eight times, NBA TV six times and on ABC three times.
Dallas will face a difficult back-to-back-to-back set in March with all three games coming on the road. They will be in Phoenix on March 8, travel to Sacramento on the 9th and wrap up the trip in Golden State on the 10th.
Dallas will face two four game road trips during the season with the first coming in mid-January. The longest home stand of the season will occur from January 23-29.
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