Nets release preseason schedule

Circle Oct. 23 on your calendar, Nets fans.

That's the night Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will play in Boston for the first time since being dealt to the Nets.

Brooklyn released its preseason schedule on Wednesday. In addition to playing in Boston on Oct. 23, the Nets will host the Celtics on Oct. 15.

They will host the defending champion Heat on Oct. 17 and travel to Miami on Oct. 25.

Brooklyn opens its preseason schedule on the road against Washington on Oct. 8. They host the Pistons on Oct. 12 and travel to Philly to play the Sixers on Oct. 14.

All eyes in the preseason will be on Jason Kidd, who will be making his coaching debut.