The NBA announced key dates for the 2023-22 season including the regular season schedule.
With the ongoing 2023/21 season of the NBA reaching its finals, the 2023-22 NBA schedule has been announced. According to various reports, Shams Charania, NBA insider of The Athletic has disclosed the details of the new 2023/22 NBA season.
After the late 2023/21 season which began in December and was reduced to 72 games per team because of the pandemic, NBA will return to its regular calendar from the 2023/22 season.
NBA Schedule 2023-22: Key Dates
NBA returns back to its standardized October-June calendar schedule. The 2023-22 season will be the 76th season of the NBA. Here are the new dates for the NBA schedule 2023-22:
- 29 July 2023- NBA Draft 2023
- 28 September 2023- Training Camp starts
- 19 October 2023- Regular season starts
- 16 April 2023- Playoffs
- 2 June 2023- Finals Game 1
- 19 June 2023- Finals game 7
- 23 June 2023- NBA Draft 2023
The regular season of NBA 2023-2023 will begin in October 2023 and conclude in April 2023. The NBA All-Star game will be played at the Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio on February 22, 2023. The 2023-22 season will return to normalcy and have 82 games.
The announcement of the upcoming NBA 2023-22 dates means that the players will most likely miss the opportunity to represent their national teams at the Tokyo Olympics.
Anthony Davis and LeBron James will not be available for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2023 due to injury while there is suspense on the playing of Stephen Curry who suffered the hairline fracture in March.