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Key dates for 2019-20 NBA season

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2019-20 Key Dates

[Note: All date and timings as per ET]

2019

July 1-6 -- Moratorium Period (ends at noon ET on July 6)

July 1-3 -- California Classic (Sacramento, CA)

July 1-3 -- Utah Jazz Summer League (Salt Lake City, UT)

July 5-15 -- MGM Resorts NBA Summer League (Las Vegas, NV)

July 6 -- NBA Team may begin signing free agents to contracts (noon ET)

Sept. 6 -- Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement (Springfield, MA)

Sept. 27 -- First allowable date for players participating in preseason NBA Global Games to report to their teams (no earlier than 11 a.m. local time)

Sept. 28 -- Training Camps open for all teams participating in preseason NBA Global Games

Sept. 30 -- First allowable date for all other veteran players to report to their teams (no earlier than 11 a.m. local time)

Sept. 30 -- NBA Preseason games begin

Oct. 1 -- Training Camps open for all other teams

Oct. 4 -- NBA India Games, Indiana Pacers vs. Sacramento Kings (Mumbai)

Oct. 5 -- NBA India Games, Indiana Pacers vs. Sacramento Kings (Mumbai)

Oct. 8 -- NBA Japan Games, Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors (Tokyo)

Oct. 10 -- NBA China Games 2019, Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers (Shanghai)

Oct. 10 -- NBA Japan Games, Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors (Tokyo)

Oct. 12 -- NBA China Games 2019, Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers (Shenzhen)

Oct. 17 -- NBA Canada Series 2019, Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers (Vancouver)

Oct. 18 -- NBA Preseason ends

Oct. 21 -- Rosters set for NBA Opening Day (5 p.m. ET)

Oct. 22 -- Start of the 2019-20 NBA Regular Season (NBA Tip-Off 2019)

Dec. 12 -- NBA Mexico City Games 2019, Dallas Mavericks vs. Detroit Pistons (Mexico City)

Dec. 14 -- NBA Mexico City Games 2019, San Antonio Spurs vs. Phoenix Suns (Mexico City)

2020

Jan. 5 -- 10-day contracts may now be signed

Jan. 10 -- All contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season

Jan. 15 -- Last day to sign NBA Two-Way contracts

Jan. 24 -- NBA Paris Game 2020, Charlotte Hornets vs. Milwaukee Bucks (Paris)

Feb. 6 -- NBA Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

Feb. 14-16 -- NBA All-Star 2020 (Chicago, IL)

March 1 -- Playoff Eligibility Waiver Deadline

April 15-18 -- Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Portsmouth, VA)

April 15 -- Regular Season ends

April 17 -- Rosters set for NBA Playoffs 2020 (3 p.m. ET)

April 18 -- NBA Playoffs 2020 begin

April 26 -- NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)

April 29-30 -- Conference Semifinals begin (possible move up to April 27-28)

May 14 -- NBA Draft Lottery 2020 (Chicago)

May 14-15 -- Conference Finals begin (possible move up to May 12-13)

May 14-19 -- NBA Draft Combine 2020 (Chicago)

June 4 -- NBA Finals 2020 begin

June 15 -- NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5 p.m. ET)

June 21 -- The Finals 2020 latest possible date

June 25 -- NBA Draft 2020

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2020-21 Key Dates

Feb. 12-14, 2021 -- NBA All-Star 2021 (Indianapolis, IN)

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2021-22 Key Dates

Feb-18-20, 2022 -- NBA All-Star 2022 (Cleveland, OH)

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