The best NBA 2022-23 schedule release reactions and team videos

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Parts of the NBA schedule have trickled out for a few days. The much-hyped Christmas Day schedule was released Monday.

On Wednesday, NBA fans finally got the entire slate of games.

Opening night is Oct. 18. The defending championGolden State Warriorsand Stephen Curry open their season at home against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, andthe Dubs also will receive their championship rings. The Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics will face the Philadelphia 76ers.Earlier this week, the league also announced that it will not play any games on Nov. 7 for Election Day.

The Memphis Grizzlies and the Warriors, who had a memorable series in last season's Western Conference semifinals, will meet in one of the Christmas Day games, granting a Christmas wish for Grizzlies superstar Ja Morant.

Last summer, he lamented that the Grizzlies did not get a Christmas game.

That's not the case in 2022, and Morant is hyped to face Draymond Green during the holiday slate.

Team social media accounts were ready with graphics, music videos and more to show off their games.

Elite music videos

Shout-out to New Orleans Pelicans VP of basketball operations David Griffin on the piano.

Going to the dogs

They don't exactly showcase the whos, whens and wheres of the schedule, but puppies!

Spam calls

Don't play on the Miami Heat's phone.

The travel blog

The Minnesota Timberwolves are traveling the NBA world and getting all the IG-worthy pics.

Old-school vibes

The Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggetsand Portland Trail Blazersare bringing the hard-core 1990s flashbacks.

Getting the kids involved

Both the Warriors and Phoenix Suns have turned to toddler analysis to break down their seasons.

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