Phoenix Suns release complete 2017-18 regular-season schedule

Phoenix Suns release complete 2017-18 regular-season schedule
Posted at 3:37 PM, Aug 14, 2017

The Phoenix Suns released their complete 82-game regular-season schedule for the 2017-18 season on Monday.

The Suns will open the season will a pair of home games, against the Portland Trail Blazers on Oct. 18 and Lonzo Ball's Los Angeles Lakers on Oct. 20. The Suns' first road game will come against the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct. 21.

Single-game tickets will go on sale to the general public at noon Thursday. 

Other dates of note:

-The Suns will host ASU alum James Harden and the Houston Rockets on national television (TNT) Nov. 16.

-The Suns will play both of their games against the Chicago Bulls within a 10-day span. They'll host the Bulls on Nov. 19 and play in Chicago on Nov. 28.

-Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs will make their first visit to Phoenix on Dec. 9. The Suns' first game vs. the Spurs will be in San Antonio on Nov. 5.

-The Suns' first game against the defending champion Golden State Warriors will be in Oakland on Feb. 12. Their first home game vs. the Warriors will be March 17. 

-LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will come to Phoenix on March 13. The Suns will travel to Cleveland to face the Cavs on March 23.

-The Suns' final home game of the season will be against the Warriors on April 8 and will be broadcast nationally on NBA TV. Their final game of the season will be at the Dallas Mavericks on April 10.

Suns fans can download the team's mobile app, sign up for the "In the Post" newsletter at or follow the team on social media for a chance to buy tickets sooner than the rest of the general public.

The Suns will play 13 nationally televised games this season, including nine games on NBA TV, three on ESPN and one on TNT.

The Suns will look to improve upon last season's 24-58 record. The Suns haven't been to the playoffs since 2010, when Steve Nash led the team to the Western Conference Finals.