TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors will make their earliest regular-season start in club history in 2017-18.

The NBA released its full schedule Monday, and Toronto will start its 23rd season at home against Chicago on Oct. 19 -- a week earlier than last season's start.

Toronto's road debut is Oct. 23 at San Antonio, which will the first of a season-high six-game road swing.

The longest home stand of the season is four games from Feb. 2-8.

The Raptors will end the regular season April 11 at Miami.

Toronto will host the NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Jan. 13, two days after the lone visit from LeBron James and the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers.