The NBA released the league's 2012-13 regular season schedules on Thursday night; the Chicago Bulls will open up their campaign in the United Center on Oct. 31 against the Sacramento Kings. Six of Chicago's first seven games will be played at home, and that includes dates with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Boston Celtics.
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The Bulls will be a part of the league's Christmas schedule this year -- they'll host the Houston Rockets at 7:00 p.m. CT on Christmas day. That game will be televised by ESPN.
Chicago's first matchup against the defending champion Miami Heat comes on Jan. 4.
The Bulls close out the regular season at home against the Washington Wizards on April 17.
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