Quick preview of Spurs’ 2013-2014 Regular Season Schedule

The San Antonio Spurs released their 2013-2014 season schedule Tuesday evening as the Spurs will open the new season in a rematch of the Western Conference Finals where they will host the Memphis Grizzlies on October 30.

This will be a quick preview of the schedule highlighting key dates and games.

November

Games: 16 games

Home: 7 games

Road: 9 games

Back-to-backs (B2B): 5

Key games: 11/01 @ L.A. Lakers, 11/08 vs. Golden State Warriors, 11/10 @ New York Knicks, 11/22 @ Memphis Grizzlies, 11/23 vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, 11/25 vs. New Orleans Pelicans, 11/27 @ Oklahoma City Thunder, 11/30 vs. Houston Rockets

December

Games: 16 games

Home: 8 games

Road: 8 games

B2B: 4

Key games: 12/7 vs. Indiana Pacers (George Hill returns to San Antonio), 12/13 vs. Timberwolves, 12/16 @ L.A. Clippers, 12/19 @ Warriors, 12/21 vs. Thunder, 12/31 vs. Brooklyn Nets.

Coach Budenholzer returns to San Antonio: Longtime Spurs assistant Mike Budenholzer who became the head coach of the Atlanta Hawks in the summer returns to San Antonio on 12/2 with his Hawks.

Mexico City: The Spurs will face the Minnesota Timberwolves on 12/4 in Mexico City.

Gary Neal: The Spurs will see Gary Neal in a Milwaukee Bucks uniform on 12/11 in Milwaukee.

Christmas Day: Playing in the NBA Finals may have put San Antonio on the national spotlight as they’ll host the Houston Rockets on Christmas Day (12/25).

DeJuan Blair: The Spurs will see DeJuan Blair in a Dallas Mavericks unifrom in Dallas on 12/26.

January

Games: 14 games

Home: 9 games

Road: 5 games

B2B: 3

Key games: 01/02 vs. Knicks, 01/04 vs. Clippers, 1/7 @ Grizzlies, 1/12 vs. Timberwolves, 1/13 @ Pelicans, 1/22 vs. Thunder, 1/24 vs. Hawks, 1/28 @ Rockets, 1/29 vs. Chicago Bulls.

Blair returns to San Antonio: Mavericks @ Spurs on 1/08.

Gary Neal returns to San Antonio: Bucks @ Spurs on 1/19.

NBA Finals Rematch: The Spurs will visit the Miami Heat in South Beach on 1/26.

February

Games: 12 games

Home: 3 games

Road: 9 games

B2B: 2

Rodeo Road Trip: Begins 2/3 @ Pelicans, and ends @ Suns on 2/21. Spurs will face Pelicans, Wizards, Nets, Bobcats, Pistons, Celtics, Clippers, Trail Blazers, and Suns on 9-game road trip.

March

Games: 16 games

Home: 9 games

Road: 7 games

B2B: 3

Key games: 3/2 vs. Mavericks, 03/04 @ Cavaliers, 3/11 @ Bulls, 3/14 vs. Lakers, 3/19 @ Lakers, 3/22 @ Warriors, 3/29 vs. Pelicans, 3/31 @ Pacers.

NBA Finals Rematch: The Heat will travel to San Antonio on 3/6 at the AT&T Center.

April

Games: 7 games

Home: 4

Away: 3

B2B: 2 (The Spurs will play a total of 19 back-to-back games in the 2013-2014 regular season.)

The Spurs’ final month looks to have some tough matchups as they’ll play the Warriors (4/2) and then the Thunder on the following night (4/3), followed by the Grizzlies on 4/6, travel to the Mavericks on 4/10 and then face the Rockets in Houston on 4/14 followed by the Lakers in San Antonio to end the season on 4/16.

Paul Garcia

About Paul Garcia

Paul is a San Antonio Spurs credentialed media member for Project Spurs. He covered the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston, TX, and the 2013 and 2014 NBA Finals. Paul has been featured on WOAI, Fox 29, and numerous nationwide radio shows.

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