The Bulls will open the season October 29 on the road against the New York Nicks, providing an immediate opportunity to make Carmelo Anthony regret his decision to spurn the Bulls in free agency. The game will be televised on ESPN. Two days later, on Friday, October 31 LeBron James comes to United Center as the Bulls host the Cleveland Cavaliers. The season cannot come soon enough.
After Halloween night the Bulls will match up with the Cavs in Cleveland on January 19 before returning to Chicago on February 12, finally traveling back to Cleveland for the finale on April 5. The Bulls will also host the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas.