The Denver Nuggets and the rest of the league came out with their 2014-15′ schedules Wednesday afternoon as the Nuggets will open up the season with the Detroit Pistons on Oct. 29th at the Pepsi Center. Four games later on Nov. 7th, Denver will host the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James on ESPN which is scheduled to begin at 9:30 PM ET, 7:30 PM MT.
According to the schedule, Denver will be nationally televised 12 times including four on ESPN, once on TNT, and seven on NBATV. Also, if you thought the Nuggets played enough back-to-back games last season with 14, they will be playing 21 this season.
ESPN Televised Games (4):
Fri, Nov. 7th: vs. Cleveland.
Wed, Dec. 10th: vs. Miami.
Wed, Dec. 17th: vs. Houston.
Wed, Apr. 15th: @ Golden State.
TNT Televised Games (1):
Tue, Feb. 10th: @ Los Angeles Lakers.
NBATV Televised Games (7):
Fri, Nov. 14th: @ Indiana.
Mon, Nov. 17th: @ Cleveland.
Fri, Dec. 5th: @ Washington.
Mon, Dec. 8th: @ Toronto.
Sun, Jan. 25th: vs. Washington.
Sun, Feb. 22nd: @ Oklahoma City.
Sat, March. 28th: @ Portland.
Also regarding Altitude Sports & Entertainment, they will televised 81 nonexclusive Nuggets games while all 82 games will be broadcasted on their Altitude Radio Network.
The Denver Nuggets look to bounce back from an injury prone season where they finished 36-46, 11th in the Western Conference. Denver missed the playoffs for the first-time since the 2002-03′ season where they ended up with the third-overall pick in the draft.
Denver will be getting back key players such as Danilo Gallinari, JaVale McGee, Nate Robinson, and J.J. Hickson while other players such as Ty Lawson, Wilson Chandler, and Darrell Arthur missed portions of the season.