The NBA is set to release the 2012-13 schedule for the Atlanta Hawks and the rest of the NBA on Thursday night. The announcement will be aired exclusively on NBA TV, starting at 7 p.m. ET.
The Hawks are coming off another playoff season in 2012, earning the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference. They took on the Boston Celtics in the first round of the playoffs, but couldn't capitalize on their home-court advantage and fell to the Celtics in six games.
The Hawks have opened the last two seasons on the road, traveling to New Jersey in 2011 and Memphis in 2010. The Hawks last started their season at home in 2009 when the hosted the Indiana Pacers.
The NBA will also release their Christmas schedule Thursday night, which is the biggest day of games during the NBA regular season.