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Report: Cavaliers to host Knicks in season opener

Carmelo Anthony and New York Knicks will travel to Cleveland on Oct. 30 Photo:

Carmelo Anthony and New York Knicks will travel to Cleveland on Oct. 30

The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the New York Knicks to open their 2014-15 NBA season, reports Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports

The game will be held on Oct. 30. New York will reportedly open its season two days prior when it hosts the Chicago Bulls.

On Oct. 31, one night after the Cavs play the Knicks, Cleveland will take on Chicago, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports

The New York Daily News had reported that the San Antonio Spurs were expected to host LeBron James and the Cavaliers to begin the season, but according to Spears, that plan changed.

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The Spurs are tentatively scheduled to host the Dallas Mavericks on Oct. 28 to begin their season and receive their championship rings. 

Reported Christmas Day games include Cavaliers vs. Heat, Lakers vs. Bulls, Thunder vs. Spurs, Clippers vs. Warriors and Wizards vs. Knicks

Kevin Love will reportedly return to Minnesota with the Cavaliers on January 31. 

More: Carmelo doesn't expect Knicks to win title in 2014-15

The entire 2014-15 regular season schedule will be released Wednesday at 6 p.m. in a one-hour special on NBA TV. 

- Molly Geary

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