The Houston Rockets open the 2015-16 regular season with a two-game home stand against the Denver Nuggets on Oct. 28 and the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors on Oct. 30 at the Toyota Center in Houston, which was announced today by the NBA as part of the 2015-16 NBA schedule. In addition, the Rockets will play an eight-game preseason slate that will include a game against the Orlando Magic in Hidalgo, Texas at State Farm Arena, the home of the Rio Grande Vipers.

Highlights on Houston’s 2015-16 schedule include a Christmas Day home game at the Toyota Center on Dec. 25 versus Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli and the division rival San Antonio Spurs. The Rockets will also match-up with each of last season’s playoff opponents early on with an Oct. 30 matchup versus Golden State, a Nov. 7 matchup at the Los Angeles Clippers, and a Nov. 14 matchup versus the Dallas Mavericks. The Rockets will usher in the New Year with a home matchup on New Year’s Eve for the 14th straight season on Dec. 31 against the Golden State Warriors. Houston will also commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18 at the STAPLES Center against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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