The night of Nov. 27 promises fireworks of its own with the return of Kyrie Irving - as a member of the Brooklyn Nets - to Boston to square off with the Celtics and newly minted Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis going to New Orleans to face the Pelicans.
Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis returns to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Nov. 14 and Russell Westbrook returns to OKC as a member of the Houston Rockets on Jan. 9, according to Charania.
|Nov. 14||Knicks||Mavericks||Kristaps Porzingis|
|Nov. 15||Grizzlies||Jazz||Mike Conley|
|Nov. 27||Celtics||Nets||Kyrie Irving|
|Nov. 27||Pelicans||Lakers||Anthony Davis|
|Dec. 11||Raptors||Clippers||Kawhi Leonard|
|Jan. 9||Thunder||Rockets||Russell Westbrook|
|Mar. 3||Thunder||Clippers||Paul George|
The NBA's Christmas Day schedule was leaked, too, on Friday. It's highlighted by a battle between the Lakers and Clippers, and the Raptors making their first yuletide appearance since 2001, in a game against the Celtics.