The 2019-20 NBA schedule is out — here are the most anticipated games after a summer that rocked the league

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The NBA has released the 2019-20 NBA schedule.
This year’s most anticipated games include a lot of returns and reunions after all of the player movement this offseason.
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The 2019-20 NBA schedule has been released.

After a hectic offseason that saw several stars change teams and several teams make blockbuster trades, the NBA hierarchy has been rearranged.

Below, we took a look at the most anticipated games of the 2019-20 season, which includes a lot of reunions, returns, and high-profile, high-stakes matchups.

Take a look below:

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Date: October 22, 2019

What to know: The Clippers and Lakers may have had the two biggest offseasons in the league. There will be plenty of star power between LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard, and Paul George, as the two teams face off on opening night in what could be a preview of the Western Conference Finals.

Brooklyn Nets at Golden State Warriors

Date: March 12, 2020

What to know: Kevin Durant is expected to miss the 2019-20 season recovering from a torn Achilles, but his return to the Bay Area will still be an event. It could also be the D’Angelo Russell Revenge Game.

Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics

Date: November 27, 2019

What to know: Kyrie Irving likely won’t get a warm welcome when he returns to Boston for the first time. The Nets and Celtics could both be fighting for a top-four seed in the East.

Los Angeles Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans

Date: November 27, 2019

What to know: Anthony Davis isn’t likely to get a warm reception in New Orleans after asking for a trade to the Lakers. The Zion Williamson-Davis matchup will be highly anticipated, too.

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors

Date: October 24, 2019

What to know: Early in the season, we’ll get a look at the new guard vs. the old guard. Kawhi Leonard was last seen on the court ending the Warriors’ dynasty, robbing them of a threepeat. His Clippers will try to prove the West is theirs; the Warriors won’t give up so easily.

Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers

Date: November 13, 2019

What to know: LeBron James couldn’t get past the Warriors once they acquired Kevin Durant. Now, with Durant gone and Anthony Davis by his side, James and the Lakers will try to prove they’re the new top dogs.

Los Angeles Clippers at Toronto Raptors

Date: December 11, 2019

What to know: After he led the Raptors to a championship, Kawhi Leonard can only be greeted with cheers when he returns to Toronto … Right?

Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder

Date: January 9, 2020

What to know: Compared to the other stars who changed teams this offseason, Russell Westbrook will surely get a rousing ovation when he returns to Oklahoma City. If Chris Paul is still on the Thunder by that time, he’ll be out for revenge against his former squad.

Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers

Date: December 18, 2019

What to know: It remains unclear if the 76ers declined to give Jimmy Butler the max or if he took less to …read more

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