View Full Version : The 66 Game Schedule and who you play in conference and out of conference

11-27-2011, 03:03 PM

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on the compressed season: It will run dec. 25-april 26. Teams will avg 3.9 games/week, up from usual 3.5/week. About 2 extra games per month

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every team will play at least one back-to-back-to-back set (i.e. 3 straight nights), and up to 3 back-to-back-to-back sets during season.

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teams will play 48 games in-conference (4 fewer than usual) and 18 games out-of-conference. Thus, not all teams will visit all cities.

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also, every second-round playoff series will have at least one back-to-back set, to shorten the playoff time frame.

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unfortunately, the league rejected my suggestion of returning the first round to best-of-5. Something about tv partners and profits.

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nba has not had back-to-back-to-back sets since 1999 lockout season. Before that, it hadn't happened since the 1970s.

11-27-2011, 03:04 PM
Should be interesting seeing how the stars who log plenty of minutes deal with the back-to-back-to-back. Many times, a player will fautigue in 3 games in 4 nights type run.

11-27-2011, 03:11 PM
Lakers and Celtics will be gased in that 3rd game