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Wizards Key Summer Dates 2019
Here are the important dates to know heading into the Wizards' 2019 offseason.
April 21 (11:59 P.M. ET): NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline
Players who are not automatically eligible but wish to be drafted must declare by this date.
May 14: NBA Draft Lottery 2019 in Chicago
Heading into the NBA Draft Lottery, the Wizards have a 9.0% chance of landing the number one pick and a 37.2% chance to secure a top 4 pick.
May 14-19: NBA Draft Combine in Chicago
Prospects will look to showcase their skills and receive feedback from around the league.
June 10: NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline
Players have until June 10 to withdraw from the NBA Draft.
June 20: NBA Draft 2019 in Brooklyn
One of the most intriguing nights of the year will take place at the Barclays Center.
June 24: NBA Awards show in Los Angeles
The NBA will announce the 2018-19 awards, including MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, and more.
June 29: Deadline for all player and team options
All players and teams must declare if they are picking up their respective options.
June 30: Last day of 2018-19 season
This is the deadline for teams to make all restricted free agents qualifying offers of 125% of their salary and the last day to sign extensions. The figures for the next salary cap are also determined.
July 1: First day of 2019-20 season, free agent moratorium begins
Teams can reach verbal agreements with players, but nothing is official until the moratorium ends.
July 5-15: MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 in Las Vegas
Rookies, second-year players, and players looking for training camp invites will showcase their talent in Las Vegas.
July 6 (12:01 P.M.): Free agency moratorium ends
Teams eligible to officially sign free agents and trades are allowed once again.
July 13: Restricted free agents qualifying offer deadline
Deadline for teams to revoke qualifying offers to restricted free agents.
July 15: First-round picks signing deadline
Deadline for teams to sign first-round picks.
Mid-August: 2019-20 NBA schedule released
Typically the second week of August, the NBA will release the 2019-20 NBA schedule. Christmas, season openers, and other holiday games are usually released the week before.
September 5: Second-round picks signing deadline
Deadline for teams to sign second-round picks.
Late September/Early October: Wizards Media Day and training camp
The 2019-20 season essentially starts on the first day of training camp.