Key Dates

2019-20 NBA KEY DATES
UPCOMING DATES EVENT
September 30th, 2019 NBA Preseason Begins
October 4th, 2019 NBA India Games 2019: Indiana Pacers vs. Sacramento Kings (Mumbai)
October 5th, 2019 NBA India Games 2019: Indiana Pacers vs. Sacramento Kings (Mumbai)
October 8th, 2019 NBA Japan Games 2019: Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors (Tokyo)
October 10th, 2019 NBA Japan Games 2019: Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors (Tokyo)
October 10th, 2019 NBA China Games 2019: Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers (Shanghai)
October 12th, 2019 NBA China Games 2019: Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers (Shenzhen)
October 17th, 2019 NBA Canada Series 2019: Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers (Vancouver)
October 18th, 2019 NBA Preseason games end
October 22nd, 2019 Kia NBA Tip Off 2019
December 12th, 2019 2019 NBA Mexico Games, Dallas Mavericks vs. Detroit Pistons (Mexico City)
December 14th, 2019 2019 NBA Mexico Games, Phoenix Suns vs. San Antonio Spurs (Mexico City)
January 5th, 2020 10-day contracts may now be signed
January 10th, 2020 All contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season
January 15th, 2020 Last day to sign NBA Two-Way contracts
January 24th, 2020 NBA Paris Game 2020, Charlotte Hornets vs. Milwaukee Bucks (Paris, France)
February 6th, 2020 NBA Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)
February 14th-16th, 2020 NBA All-Star 2020 (Chicago)
March 1st, 2020 Playoff Eligibility Waiver Deadline
April 15th, 2020 Final Day Of Regular Season
April 17th, 2020 Rosters set for NBA Playoffs 2020 (3 p.m. ET)
April 18th, 2020 NBA Playoffs 2020 begin
April 26th, 2020 NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)
May 4th-5th, 2020 Conference Semifinals begin (possible move up to May 2-3)
May 19th, 2020 NBA Draft Lottery 2020 (Chicago)
May 19th-20th, 2020 Conference Finals begin (possible move up to May 17-18)
May 21st-24th, 2020 NBA Draft Combine 2020 (Chicago)
June 4th, 2020 NBA Finals 2020 begin
June 15th, 2020 NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5 p.m. ET)
June 21st, 2020 The Finals 2020 latest possible date
June 25th, 2020 NBA Draft 2020
PREVIOUS DATES EVENT
August 31-September 15, 2019 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup (China)
July 5-15, 2019 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League (Las Vegas)
June 20, 2019 NBA Draft 2019