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Bill Simmons mocks NBA schedule release hype

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The NBA is set to release its schedule today, but the rumors about games that are on it have been floating around for a few days.

Sports analyst Bill Simmons found the hype surrounding the upcoming release a bit abnormal as took to Twitter to express his thoughts.

“When did the NBA schedule release become a 5-day event? Wait, lemme guess, the Warriors, Celtics, Bucks, Lakers, Sixers, Grizzlies and Knicks are gonna be on national TV a lot,” he tweeted.

“Sources: The Celtics and Lakers will play each other twice this season, once in Boston and once in Los Angeles,” Simmons added in another tweet.

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