2014-15 NBA Schedule: Lakers and NBA Most Interesting Games

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The NBA released its 2014-2015 NBA schedule on Wednesday. The NBA will open up the season on TNT with the Dallas Mavericks playing at the defending champions, San Antonio Spurs, on October 28. In the second game of opening night on TNT, the Houston Rockets visits the Los Angeles Lakers. 

While no longer considered one of the elite teams in the league, the Los Angeles Lakers are still a draw on national TV and as such will be featured in 20 nationally televised games (ESPN, TNT and ABC) this season. The Lakers will not be the most watched nationally of the Los Angeles teams as the Clippers have overtaken them this season, appearing in 23 nationally televised games. The Cleveland Cavs, Oklahoma City Thunder and Chicago Bulls lead the league with 25 nationally televised games a piece.

Of those nationally televised games we share what we believe to be the most interesting.

Most interesting NBA games of the 2014-15 NBA season:

Opening Night:


Oct. 28, 2014, Orlando at New Orleans
Oct. 28, 2014, Dallas at San Antonio (TNT)
Oct. 28, 2014, Houston at L.A. Lakers (TNT)

Christmas Day Games:

Dec. 25, 2014, Washington at New York
Dec. 25, 2014, Oklahoma City at San Antonio
Dec. 25, 2014, Cleveland at Miami (Lebron returns to Miami)
Dec. 25, 2014, L.A. Lakers at Chicago
Dec. 25, 2014, Golden State at L.A. Clippers

Finals Rematch:

Mar. 31, 2015, San Antonio at Miami

Mexico City Game:

Nov. 12, 2014, Minnesota at Houston

Jason Kidd Return to Brooklyn:

Nov 19, 2014, Milwaukee at Brooklyn

Kevin Love Return to Minnesota:

Jan. 31, 2015, Cavs at Minnesota

 

Los Angeles Lakers Most Interesting Games of 2014-15 Season

 

Opening Night:

Oct. 28, 2014, Houston at L.A. Lakers (TNT)

First game versus Clippers on Halloween:

Oct. 31, 2014, Clippers at L.A. Lakers

Christmas Game and first game versus Pau Gasol:

Dec. 25, 2014, L.A. Lakers at Chicago

First look at Lebron and new look Cavs:

Jan. 15, 2015, Cleveland at L.A. Lakers

Pau Gasol returns to L.A. to face Lakers:

Jan. 29, 2015, Chicago at L.A. Lakers

Derek Fisher & Phil Jackson return to L.A. as Knicks:

Mar. 12, 2015, New York at L.A. Lakers

Last game of the season:

Apr. 15, 2015, Sacramento at L.A. Lakers

2014-15 printable Lakers schedule

 

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