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NBA

The 2008-09 NBA schedule will begin with a preseason doubleheader Friday, Oct. 24, at 8 and 10:30 p.m. on ESPN. The regular-season schedule will start with a NBA Wednesday tripleheader October 29, at 5:30, 8 and 10:30 p.m. with a NBA Friday doubleheader October 31, at 8 and 10:30 p.m.