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Warriors, Durant open the season at home against Spurs

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) glances down while playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, June 13, 2016. Cleveland defeated Golden State 112-97. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) glances down while playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, June 13, 2016. Cleveland defeated Golden State 112-97. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)

The Warriors will open their season Oct. 25, at home against the San Antonio Spurs, the NBA announced Thursday.

Other highlights of the 2016-17 schedule:

The Warriors play Christmas Day at Cleveland, then host the Cavs on MLK Day.

Kevin Durant won’t have to return to Oklahoma City until Feb. 11, the 54th game of the season. He goes again March 20.

Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut will make their first appearance at Oracle Arena as members of the Dallas Mavericks on Nov. 9.

Luke Walton brings his Los Angeles Lakers to town Nov. 23, though his first game against Steve Kerr will come three weeks earlier in L.A.

The L.A. Clippers — with Marreese Speights having joined Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan — don’t come to Oracle until Jan 28.

The Warriors’ longest trip is five games (twice). It’s the first time since 2007-08 that the Warriors have not had a trip longer than five games.

There are two homestands of five games.

There are 17 instances of back-to-back games, down from a league-high 20 last season.

The Warriors will close the season with six of their last seven games at home.

Jon Becker