The Portland Trail Blazers will begin their 2022-23 regular season campaign on the road at Sacramento on Wednesday, October 19 before returning to Moda Center for their home opener against Phoenix on Friday, October 21, it was announced today by the NBA.
The Trail Blazers opening week of games will continue with a trip to Los Angeles to play the Lakers on Sunday, October 23 before the team returns to Rip City to open a four-game homestand against Denver on Monday, October 24.
All 82 Trail Blazers games will be televised by ROOT SPORTS and ROOT SPORTS Plus, the television home of the Portland Trail Blazers, or on national carriers. The Trail Blazers are also excited to announce an exciting partnership with Evoca TV that provides fans across Oregon and Southern Washington with a new and affordable way to watch their favorite regional sports teams on television including access to all Trail Blazers games on ROOT SPORTS and ROOT SPORTS Plus. Portland is scheduled to play two games on ESPN, one game on TNT and 11 games on NBATV. The team’s nationally televised appearances are highlighted by home games against Memphis on Wednesday, November 2 (ESPN), the LA Clippers on Tuesday, November 29 (TNT) and New Orleans on Wednesday, March 1 (ESPN). All games will also be aired on flagship station Rip City Radio AM-620 and the Trail Blazers Radio Network.
Portland will play five of its first seven games at home before hitting the road from November 4 to November 12 for the first of three six-game road trips throughout the season (Dec. 14-23, March 3-12). The Trail Blazers will play 21 road games before the calendar turns to 2023. The Rip City faithful will have plenty of opportunities to watch their home team in January as the Trail Blazers play 11 home games in the first month of the New Year. The January docket features a season-long six-game homestand from January 19 to January 30 that includes a matchup with Philadelphia (Jan. 19) and the first of the Lakers’ two visits to Portland this season (Jan. 23).
The Trail Blazers will close the 2022-23 campaign with nine of their final 14 games at home, including visits from New York (March 14), Boston (March 17), the Clippers (March 19) and New Orleans (March 27) leading up to Portland’s season finale against the 2022 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors at Moda Center on Sunday, April 9. Other highlights of Portland’s 2022-23 home fixtures include hosting Brooklyn on November 17, a weekend back-to-back against Dallas (Jan. 14 and 15), and February games against Milwaukee (Feb. 6), Golden State (Feb. 8) and the Lakers (Feb. 13).
Portland will take on 10 of 14 Western Conference opponents twice at home and twice on the road, while playing Houston, the Clippers, Memphis and Phoenix only three times apiece. Of those matchups, the Trail Blazers will host Houston and the Clippers twice, while Memphis and Phoenix will each make just one trip to Moda Center. Portland will face each Eastern Conference opponent once at home and once on the road.
Access to all Trail Blazers games on ROOT SPORTS and ROOT SPORTS Plus via Evoca TV can be found at evoca.tv/oregon. The Trail Blazers entire 2022-23 regular season schedule can be viewed at trailblazers.com/schedule.
Season Ticket holder presales will begin on Monday, August 22 while single game tickets will be available through public on sale on Thursday, August 25. To guarantee tickets to all of your favorite home matchups through a Trail Blazers ticket package, call 844-RIP-CITY or visit trailblazers.com/tickets for more information.
Source: Portland Trail Blazers