Key dates for 2016-17 NBA season

Sep 23, 2016 11:51 AM ET

Notable upcoming dates, season milestones and key NBA initiatives for the 2016-17 season:

2016-17 Season

September 8-10, 2016 
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement (Springfield, MA)

September 23 
First allowable date for players participating in preseason NBA Global Games to report to their teams (no earlier than 11 a.m. local time)

September 24 
Training Camps open for all teams participating in preseason NBA Global Games

September 26 
First allowable date for all other players to report to their teams (no earlier than 11 a.m. local time)

September 27 
Training Camps open for all other teams

October 21 
NBA Preseason ends

October 24 
Rosters set for NBA Opening Day

October 25 
Start of the 2016-17 NBA Regular Season (NBA Tip-Off 2016)

January 5, 2017 
10-day contracts may now be signed

January 10 
All contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season

January 12 
NBA Global Games 2017, Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks (Mexico City)

January 12 
NBA Global Games 2017, Denver Nuggets vs. Indiana Pacers (London)

January 14 
NBA Global Games 2017, Phoenix Suns vs. San Antonio Spurs (Mexico City)

February 17-19 
NBA All-Star 2017 (New Orleans, LA)

February 23 
Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

March 1 
Playoff Eligibility Waiver Deadline

April 12-15 
Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Portsmouth, VA)

April 12 
Regular Season ends

April 14 
Rosters set for NBA Playoffs 2017, 3 p.m. ET

April 15 
NBA Playoffs 2017 begin

April 23 
NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)

May 1 
Conference Semifinals begin

May 9-14 
NBA Draft Combine 2017 (Chicago)

May 16 
Conference Finals begin (possible move up to May 14 or 15)

May 16 
NBA Draft Lottery 2017

June 1 
NBA Finals 2017 begin

June 12 
NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5:00 p.m. ET)

June 18 
The Finals 2017 latest possible date

June 22 
NBA Draft 2017

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