2012-13 Miami Heat preseason schedule
The defending NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced their 2012-13 preseason schedule today, which will be highlighted by the team’s three home games at AmericanAirlines Arena and their NBA China Games 2012 trip to Beijing and Shanghai. The HEAT will open the preseason in Atlanta on Sunday, October 7, when they take on the Atlanta Hawks, and then travel overseas for two games in China vs. the Los Angeles Clippers. The HEAT will then return home to AmericanAirlines Arena to face the Detroit Pistons on October 18 and the San Antonio Spurs on October 20. The preseason concludes with another home contest at AmericanAirlines Arena on October 26, vs. New Orleans.
In addition to the three home games at AmericanAirlines Arena, the HEAT will also host a game at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO, taking on Washington on October 24. This marks the third time the HEAT will play in Kansas City.
Five of the HEAT’s eight preseason games will be televised. Sun Sports, the team's exclusive regional television partner, will broadcast four of the preseason games and ESPN will air the final preseason contest against New Orleans on October 26. The complete broadcast schedule for both the preseason and regular season will be released at a later date. In addition, all preseason games can be heard on WAXY 790AM, the team's flagship radio station.
The 2012-13 Miami Heat preseason schedule is as follows:
DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME
Oct. 7 Miami at Atlanta Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA 2:00 PM
Oct. 11 Miami vs. L.A. Clippers MasterCard Center, Beijing, China 7:30 PM
Oct. 14 L.A. Clippers vs. Miami Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China 12:30 PM
Oct. 18 Detroit at Miami AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL 7:30 PM
Oct. 20 San Antonio at Miami AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL 7:30 PM
Oct. 23 Miami vs. Charlotte PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC 7:00 PM
Oct. 24 Washington vs. Miami Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO 7:30 PM
Oct. 26 New Orleans at Miami AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL 8:00 PM
NOTE: ALL TIMES LOCAL
Last edited by insidehoops : 08-08-2012 at 12:47 PM.