Dallas Mavericks Announce 2023-24 Schedule

The Dallas Mavericks announced their 2023-24 schedule today, which tips off on the road against No. 1 overall pick Victor Wembanyama and the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 8:30 p.m. CT on ESPN.

The 2023-24 campaign will mark the 44th season in Mavericks history, including the club’s 23rd playing at American Airlines Center.

Dallas is currently scheduled to play 28 nationally televised games, including nine on ESPN, nine on NBA TV, eight on TNT and two on ABC. The team’s local broadcast schedule will be announced at a later date.

After opening the season against division-rival San Antonio on the road, the Mavericks will return to American Airlines Center to face Mikal Bridges and the Brooklyn Nets in their home opener on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. CT. It will mark Dorian Finney-Smith’s first game against his former club.

Dallas will alternate road and home venues in each of its first eight games of the season. Ten of the team’s first 16 games and 11 of the final 18 will be played away from American Airlines Center. The Mavericks will play three four-game road trips in 2023-24 (Nov. 12 to 18; Feb. 25 to March 1; March 25 to 31).

The inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament will begin on Friday, Nov. 3 and culminate with the championship on Saturday, Dec. 9. Dallas will open group play on the road against Nikola Jokić and the defending NBA champion Denver Nuggets on Friday, Nov. 3, at 9 p.m. CT on ESPN. During group play, the Mavericks will also face the L.A. Clippers at home (Nov. 10), New Orleans on the road (Nov. 14) and Houston at home (Nov. 28).

Following group play, eight teams (four per conference) will advance to the knockout rounds: the team with the best record in each of the six groups and two wild card teams (the team from each conference with the best record in group play games that finished second in its group). The knockout rounds will be single-elimination games in the quarterfinals (played in NBA team markets on Monday, Dec. 4 and Tuesday, Dec. 5), semifinals and championship. T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will host the semifinals (Thursday, Dec. 7) and the championship. The qualifying teams will compete for a prize pool and the new In-Season Tournament trophy, the NBA Cup.

The games across both stages of the In-Season Tournament will count toward the regular-season standings except for the championship. Each team will continue to play 82 regular-season games in 2023-24, including those games that are part of group play and the knockout rounds. The 22 teams that do not advance to the quarterfinals of the In-Season Tournament will be assigned two regular-season games (one home game and one away game) that will be played on Wednesday, Dec. 6 and Friday, Dec. 8.

The Mavericks are currently scheduled to play a season-high 16 games in both December and January. Dallas has a season-long seven-game homestand from Jan. 3 to 15, which will mark just the second time in the last 10 seasons that the club will play a homestand of seven-or-more games (8 games, Feb. 4 to 23, 2021).

Dallas is slated to play 13 back-to-backs. Of those back-to-backs, five begin and end on the road, four are road-to-home, three are home-to-road and one requires no travel (begins and ends at home).

The Suns’ trio of Kevin Durant, Devin Booker and Bradley Beal will make two trips to American Airlines Center this season (Jan. 24 and Feb. 22). The Warriors’ quartet of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Chris Paul will also visit Dallas twice in 2023-24 (March 13 and April 2). Jokić and the Nuggets will make their lone trip to Dallas on March 17.

Notable matchups against Eastern Conference teams in Dallas include meetings with Jalen Brunson and the New York Knicks (Jan. 11), Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics (Jan. 22), Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (Feb. 3) and Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers (March 3).

Fans can conveniently add the full season or home game schedule to their calendar by going directly to mavs.com/addtocal and syncing to their preferred application.

Single game tickets will be made available to current season ticket members, or those on the Club Maverick Waitlist, through an exclusive presale opportunity beginning on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 9 a.m. CT. Tickets for the general public will go on sale on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 12 p.m. CT, but fans can gain presale access at 11 a.m. CT by becoming a Mavs Insider at Mavs.com/Insider.

For more information on becoming a season ticket member or purchasing single game tickets, please visit mavs.com or call (214) 747-MAVS.

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