Key dates for 2019-20 NBA season

The NBA suspended the 2019-20 season on March 11, 2020. On June 4, the NBA Board of Governors approved a competitive format to restart the 2019-20 season with 22 teams returning to play. On June 26, the NBA finalized a comprehensive season restart plan with the National Basketball Players Association and announced the Seeding Games schedule. The NBA published an FAQ on the NBA 2019-20 NBA season restart plan.

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2020 Key Dates

July 7-9 — Teams travel to Orlando

July 9-29 — Team training camps and scrimmages

July 30 — Season resumes with Seeding Games

August 15-16 — Play-In Games (if necessary)

August 17 — NBA Playoffs 2020 begin

August 20 — NBA Draft Lottery

August 31 — Conference Semifinals begin

September 15 — Conference Finals begin

September 30 — The Finals begin

November 18 — 2020 NBA Draft presented by State Farm

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2021 Key Dates

Key dates for the upcoming season will posted when they are available.