Warriors 2022 preseason schedule revealed
The Warriors will begin their five-game preseason slate in Japan before hosting three games at Chase Center.
The defending NBA champions unveiled their full preseason schedule on Wednesday morning.
After opening training camp Sept. 24 at the Chase Center, the Warriors will travel overseas to play two games against the Washington Wizards in the NBA Japan Games. The two teams will face off on September 30 and October 1 at the Saitama Super Arena, although fans will have to get up early or go to bed late to watch the matches live.
While the Warriors have already played eight games outside of North America, most recently in China in 2017, this will be their first trip to Japan. The Warriors-Wizards contests will mark the 15th and 16th NBA games to be played there.
Once the Warriors return to the United States, they will host three additional preseason games at Chase Center, starting with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on October 9. Next, they’ll host the Portland Trail Blazers, who landed Gary Payton II for free. agency on Oct. 11 before wrapping up their preseason schedule on Oct. 14 with a game against the Denver Nuggets, who the Warriors eliminated in the first round of the playoffs in April en route to the title.
The Warriors regular season schedule will be announced at a later date.
Here’s a quick look at the Warriors’ preseason schedule (all times PT):
- Friday September 30: Wizards vs Warriors at Saitama Super Arena in Japan | 3 a.m.
- Saturday, October 1: Wizards vs. Warriors at Saitama Super Arena in Japan | 10 p.m.
- Sunday, October 9: Lakers vs. Warriors at Chase Center | 5:30 p.m.
- Tuesday October 11: Trail Blazers vs. Warriors at Chase Center | 7 p.m.
- Friday October 14: Nuggets vs. Warriors at Chase Center | 7 p.m.
Tickets for preseason games at Chase Center go on sale to the general public Friday at 2 p.m. after an exclusive presale event Thursday. More ticket information is available at warriors.com.