The National Basketball Association released the full schedule for the Brooklyn Nets' first season at the .
The Nets play the New York Knicks, including Brooklyn native and star forward Carmelo Anthony, at 7 p.m. The Knicks return to Brooklyn on Dec. 11.
Madison Square Garden will host the newly minted Brooklyn team on Dec. 19 and Jan. 21.
On Jan. 30, LeBron James and returning NBA champion Miami Heat come to Barclays.
And on Christmas Day, the Nets will host the Boston Celtics.
For a look at the full NBA schedule click here.
Already the excitement over the Nets' first NBA season in Brooklyn was palpable.
"You know who I’ll be rooting for, so move over Knicks—you may have a ‘Kidd’ but now you have to play the big boys!" declared Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz in a statement.
"And it won’t be long before a championship banner so elusive for the Knicks over the past forty years will be hanging in its rightful place from the rafters at Barclays Center," he added.