Posted Nov 1, 2013 10:57 AM
Key dates for the 2013-14 season:
Oct. 28 -- Rosters set for Opening Day (5 p.m. ET)
Oct. 29 -- 2013-14 Season Tips Off
Dec. 4 -- NBA Global Games Mexico City 2013 (Minnesota Timberwolves vs. San Antonio Spurs at Mexico City Arena)
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
|Nets Get Fancy |
Andray Blatche loses his defender and dumps it off to Mason Plumlee for the reverse flush.
|Deron Spins CP3|
Deron Williams turns Chris Paul around with the crossover and sinks the 3-pointer.
|Deron's Deadly Crossover|
Deron Williams puts Chris Paul on skates and makes the lay-in at the end of the first half.
|Clippers vs. Nets: First half|
Brooklyn has four players in double digits at the break and the Nets lead the Clippers at the half 56-44.
|Blake's Twirling And-one|
Blake Griffin drives baseline, takes the contact and spins in the air for the twirling and-one bucket.