NBA, MLB release schedules for next season: Key dates for Yankees, Mets, Knicks

David Caplan
August 12, 2019 - 4:29 pm

New York Mets' Michael Conforto, right, is greeted by teammate Pete Alonso after hitting a solo run home run against the Miami Marlins in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Whether you're a baseball fan or a basketball fan, the release today of next season's NBA and MLB schedules are bound to delight you.

Below are key dates for the Knicks, Yankees and Mets:

NEW YORK KNICKS

--Opening Day: The Knicks will open their season in San Antonio, playing the Spurs, on Oct. 23 at 8:30 p.m. 

--Kristaps Porzingis: He's back!: The former Knicks player will return to MSG -- but part of the Dallas Mavericks -- on Nov. 14. That's just his return to MSG, though: The Kicks will play against the Mavericks in Dallas on Nov. 8.

--Knicks vs. Nets: The Knicks will play against their Brooklyn counterparts on Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Barclays Center. The teams will play against each other again on Nov. 24 at MSG, Dec. 26 at Barclays and Jan. 26 at MSG.

--Bring, it LeBron!: The Knicks' first game against the Los Angeles Lakers will be Jan. 7 in L.A. 

NEW YORK METS

--Opening Day: The Mets will host the Washington Nationals on March 26 at Citi Field ... the Major League Baseball's earliest starting date ever. 

--Bring it, LA!: The Mets will play the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have the National League's best record, from May 29 to May 31.

--Happy Birthday, USA: The Nets will play the San Diego Padres on the Fourth of July.

--Subway Series!: The Mets will play the Yankees July 7-8 at Yankee Stadium, and then July 28-29 at Citi Field

NEW YORK YANKEES

--Opening Day: The Bronx Bombers will open the season March 26 in Baltimore against the Orioles. 

--O Canada: The home opener will be April 2 against the Toronto Blue Jays

--Bring it, BoSox: The Red Socks will first play the Yankees at Yankee Stadium May 8-10

--The grand finale: The Yankees will end the season with seven straight home games against the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays, two teams that are currently in position to make the playoffs.