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National Basketball Association Important Dates

Posted Apr 3, 2014 9:27 AM

Key NBA dates for 2014:


Jan. 6 -- 10-day Contracts can now be signed

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

Jan. 16 -- NBA Global Games London 2014 (Atlanta Hawks vs. Brooklyn Nets at The 02)

Feb. 14-16 -- 2014 NBA All-Star (New Orleans, LA)

Feb. 20 -- 2014 NBA Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

March 1 -- Playoff Eligibility Waiver Deadline

April 16-19 -- Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Portsmouth, VA)

April 16 -- Last Day of 2013-14 Regular Season

April 19 -- 2014 NBA Playoffs begin

April 27 -- NBA Draft Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)

May 5 -- Conference Semifinals begin (possible move-up to May 3 or 4)

May 20 -- Conference Finals begin (possibly move-up to May 18 or 19)

May 20 -- 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

June 5 -- The Finals begin

June 16 -- NBA Draft Early Entry Withdrawal Deadline (5 p.m. ET)

June 26 -- 2014 NBA Draft

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