The Bulls will open the season on the road Oct. 27 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The game will be televised nationally by ESPN at 7 p.m.
The NBA announced its schedule for nationally-televised games during the opening week and holidays during the 2010-11 season on Tuesday night.
The Bulls will participate in one of five Christmas Day games when they visit the New York Knicks for an 11 a.m. start televised by ESPN.
The Bulls also will have an early start when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, Jan. 17 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day). The noon start will be televised by ESPN.
The complete Bulls schedule will be released on Aug. 10.