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National Basketball Association Important Dates

Posted Sep 17, 2014 9:25 AM

Key NBA dates for 2014-15:


July 1-9 -- July Moratorium

July 10 -- Teams may begin signing free agents

Sept. 26 -- 2014 NBA Team Media Days for teams competing in preseason games outside North America

Sept. 27 -- 2014 NBA Training Camps open for teams competing in preseason contests outside North America

Sept. 29 -- 2014 NBA Team Media Days

Sept. 30 -- 2013 NBA Training Camps open for practice

Oct. 5 -- NBA Canada Series (Raptors vs. Kings in Vancouver, Canada at Rogers Arena)

Oct. 8 -- NBA Global Games (Spurs vs. Alba Berlin in Berlin, Germany at O2 World)

Oct. 11 -- NBA Global Games (Spurs vs. Fenerbahce in Istanbul, Turkey at √úlker Sports Arena)

Oct. 11 -- NBA Global Games (Heat vs. Cleveland Cavaliers in Rio De Janeiro at HSBC Arena)

Oct.12 -- NBA Global Games (Nets vs. Sacramento Kings in Shanghai, China at Mercedes-Benz Arena)

Oct. 15 -- NBA Global Games (Kings vs. Nets in Beijing, China at MasterCard Center)

Oct. 24 -- NBA Canada Series (Raptors vs. Knicks in Montreal, Canada at Bell Centre)

Oct. 27 -- Rosters Set for Opening Day (5 p.m. ET)

Oct. 28 -- 2014-15 NBA Season begins

Nov. 12 -- NBA Global Games (Rockets vs. Timberwolves in Mexico City, Mexico at Mexico City Arena)


Jan. 5 -- 10-day contracts can now be signed

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

Jan. 15 -- NBA Global Games (Knicks vs. Bucks in London, England at The O2)

Feb. 13-15 -- 2015 NBA All-Star (Brooklyn and New York)

Feb. 19 -- 2015 NBA Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

March 1 -- Playoff Eligibility Waiver Deadline

April 15 -- Last Day of 2014-15 Regular Season

April 18 -- 2015 NBA Playoffs begin

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