Team will kick off season at Utah on October 19th, will face Phoenix at home on Christmas Day
DENVER, August 17, 2022 – Today the Denver Nuggets announced their 2022-23 schedule, beginning on the road against their division rival Utah Jazz on Wednesday, October 19th. The Nuggets then head to San Francisco to take on the reigning champion Warriors on the 21st before opening at Ball Arena against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, October 22nd.
Head Coach Michael Malone’s Nuggets will play 13 of their first 19 games on the road including eight of 11 away from home from Oct. 30th through Nov. 25th. Denver’s longest road trip comes in March as they travel away from home for five games from the 14th to the 22nd. Denver will travel more miles than any other team in the Western Conference this season at 50k total miles traveled (conference average is 45k miles).
Denver will see 17 of their first 28 games away from home but beginning on Dec. 18th will start a stretch of 15 of 19 at Ball Arena, including a season-long tying five-game home stand from Jan. 15th to the 22nd. Included in this stretch is the highlight of the schedule, a Christmas night game at Ball Arena against the Phoenix Suns.
The Nuggets will face 12 sets of back-to-back games, including four with no travel, and will appear on national television 16 times. Denver will play seven games on TNT (Dec. 6 vs. DAL, Dec. 20 vs. MEM, Jan. 5 vs. LAC, Jan. 31 vs. NO, Feb. 7 vs. MIN, Mar. 30 vs. NO, Apr. 6 at PHX), eight on ESPN (Oct. 21 at GS, Oct. 26 vs. LAL, Dec. 16 at LAL, Dec. 25 vs. PHX, Jan. 13 at LAC, Jan. 18 vs. MIN, Feb. 26 vs. LAC, Mar. 3 vs. MEM) and one on ABC (Jan. 28 at PHI). Additionally, Golden State, Memphis, Sacramento and San Antonio are the four Western Conference teams that Denver will only face three times.
Altitude Sports & Entertainment will televise 74 Nuggets games in high definition (six exclusive TNT games, one exclusive ESPN Christmas game and one ABC game are exclusive) and will also broadcast all 82 games on Altitude Radio 92.5 FM/950 AM, the Nuggets Radio Network. For comprehensive and behind the scenes coverage throughout the season, tune in to Nuggets 360 on the Nuggets YouTube channel and follow along at Nuggets.com and @Nuggets on Twitter.
Denver Nuggets full and partial season membership are now on sale. Single game tickets go on sale on Saturday, August 20 at 10AM MT. To become a Nuggets Full Season Ticket member or for partial membership information, please call 303.287.DUNK(3865) or visit ElevateNuggets.com.