Jordan Return Skews Schedules
"We'll be working with the league over the next week to 10 days on a revamped schedule," said Mark Lazarus, head of Turner Sports, which had included only one Wizards game -- a Nov. 28 contest against the Philadelphia 76ers -- on its preliminary blueprint issued two months ago. One game almost certain to be added to the schedule: the Oct. 30 opener at Madison Square Garden between the Wizards and the New York Knicks.
NBC had no Wizards' games listed on its TV schedule, a circumstance that's certain to change. In a statement, Dick Ebersol, chairman of NBC Sports, said that "scheduling changes will be considered and discussed" with the NBA. -- Reuters/Variety