When does the NBA season begin in 2021? Opening Evening, Christmas Day schedules revealed

It seems like Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks received the NBA championship only a few days in the past, and but, a brand new season is correct across the nook.

After a summer season filled with main signings and trades, NBA normal managers have their rosters (largely) set for the 2021-22 marketing campaign. The Lakers and Nets are the early favorites to succeed in the 2022 NBA Finals, so they’ll unsurprisingly be featured on a number of nationwide TV broadcasts. However there may even be loads of alternatives to observe different rising stars across the league. 

If you happen to’re questioning when the common season formally begins, we have got you coated. Here is what we all know to date in regards to the 2021-22 NBA season.

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When does the NBA season begin for 2021-22?

  • Coaching camp begin date: Sept. 28, 2021
  • NBA common season begin date: Oct. 19, 2021
  • NBA common season finish date: April 10, 2022

NBA groups will probably be again in gymnasiums for coaching camps starting Tuesday, Sept. 28, giving them three weeks to arrange earlier than the 2021-22 common season begins.

The common season will conclude on April 10, 2022. The play-in match (April 12-15) and NBA playoffs (April 16) will start that very same week.

NBA schedule for 2021-22 season

After taking part in 72 video games final season, NBA groups will return to the standard 82-game slate for the 2021-22 marketing campaign. Here is a breakdown of 2021-22 NBA calendar:

  • Common season: Oct. 19, 2021-April 10, 2022
  • All-Star break: Feb. 18-20, 2022
  • Play-in match: April 12-15, 2022
  • NBA playoffs: April 16-June 19, 2022 (newest attainable NBA Finals recreation)
  • NBA Draft: June 23, 2022

Tuesday, Oct. 19 (Opening Evening)

(All instances Jap)

Sport Time Nationwide TV
Nets vs. Bucks 7:30 p.m. TNT
Warriors vs. Lakers 10 p.m. TNT

Wednesday, Oct. 20

(All instances Jap)

Sport Time Nationwide TV
Pacers vs. Hornets 7 p.m.
Bulls vs. Pistons 7 p.m.
Celtics vs. Knicks 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Wizards vs. Raptors 7:30 p.m.
Cavaliers vs. Grizzlies 8 p.m.
Rockets vs. Timberwolves 8 p.m.
76ers vs. Pelicans 8 p.m.
Magic vs. Spurs 8:30 p.m.
Thunder vs. Jazz 9 p.m.
Nuggets vs. Suns 10 p.m. ESPN
Kings vs. Path Blazers 10 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 21

(All instances Jap)

Sport Time Nationwide TV
Mavericks vs. Hawks 7:30 p.m. TNT
Bucks vs. Warmth 8 p.m.
Clippers vs. Warriors 10 p.m. TNT

Friday, Oct. 22

(All instances Jap)

Sport Time Nationwide TV
Hornets vs. Cavaliers 7 p.m.
Knicks vs. Magic 7 p.m.
Pacers vs. Wizards 7 p.m.
Nets vs. 76ers 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Raptors vs. Celtics 7:30 p.m.
Pelicans vs. Bulls 8 p.m.
Thunder vs. Rockets 8 p.m.
Spurs vs. Nuggets 9 p.m.
Suns vs. Lakers 10 p.m. ESPN
Jazz vs. Kings 10 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day)

(All instances Jap)

Sport Time Nationwide TV
Hawks vs. Knicks Midday ESPN
Celtics vs. Bucks 2:30 p.m. ABC
Warriors vs. Suns 5 p.m. ABC
Nets vs. Lakers 8 p.m. ABC/ESPN
Mavericks vs. Jazz 10:30 p.m. ESPN

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