Atlanta vs OKC

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder (17) dribbles around center Steven Adams (12) who sets a pick against Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) during the game at the BOK Center on Oct. 7, 2018 BRETT ROJO/For the Tulsa World

For the 11th time, the Oklahoma City Thunder will play an NBA exhibition game in Tulsa.

The Thunder will return to the BOK Center during the 2019 preseason, the team announced Thursday.

OKC will host the Dallas Mavericks at 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Last season, the Thunder played the Atlanta Hawks.

The Thunder and Mavericks previously met at BOK Center in 2015, with the Thunder defeating the Mavericks 100-88.

Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. April 9.

The Thunder will announce its entire 2019 preseason schedule at a later date.