2013 Nuggets preseason schedule
The Denver Nuggets have finalized their 2013 preseason schedule, which will feature seven games leading up to the Oct. 30 regular-season opener against the Sacramento Kings.
Denver will open the preseason with consecutive games against Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Oct. 6 and 8 in Southern California. New Nuggets coach Brian Shaw won three NBA titles with the Lakers as a player and two more as an assistant.
The Nuggets play two preseason games at Pepsi Center. They will take on the defending Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs on Oct. 14 and play host to the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 23.
After playing the first NBA game at Mandalay Bay Events Center last fall, Denver will return to the Las Vegas venue to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct. 19.
The remaining two preseason games are also on the road. The Nuggets play at Oklahoma City on Oct. 15 and at Chicago on Oct. 25.
DENVER NUGGETS 2013 PRESEASON SCHEDULE
(All times are Mountain and Subject to Change)
DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME
Oct. 6 @ L.A. Lakers Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA) 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 8 @ L.A. Lakers Citizens Bank Arena (Ontario, CA) 8:00 p.m.
Oct. 14 San Antonio Spurs Pepsi Center (Denver, CO) 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 15 @ Oklahoma City Thunder Chesapeake Energy Arena (Oklahoma City, OK) 6:00 p.m.
Oct. 19 @ L.A. Clippers Mandalay Bay Events Center (Las Vegas, NV) 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 23 Phoenix Suns Pepsi Center (Denver, CO) 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 25 @ Chicago Bulls United Center (Chicago, IL) 6:00 p.m.