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NBA Schedule 2021-22 Release Date: Format, Key Dates, Playoffs, Play-In Tournament

NBA Schedule 2021-22 Release Date

The 76th edition of the National Basketball Association is likely to commence in the month of October 2021. NBA is the most popular sport that is widely watched by fans all over the world. The 2022 NBA All-star Game schedule to play on 20th February 2022. Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland will host the 2022 NBA All-Star Game. Check NBA Schedule 2021-22 Release Date: Format, Key Dates, Playoffs, Play-In Tournament.

NBA 2021-22 will have 30 teams in total playing 82 matches in the entire season. the entire schedule for NBA 2021-22 will be announced by September. However, the format and playoffs for the season have been declared by the committee. So, take a look at the Release Date: Format, Start Date, Playoffs.

NBA Schedule 2021-22 Release Date

NBA Schedule 2021-22 Release Date & Start Date

The NBA has released the dates for the entire format and structure of this year’s season 2021-22. The game schedule has not been declared, the committee will declare it. According to reports, the regular season will begin on October 19, 2021. Here, you take a look at the game structure for the year.

  • Aug. 2: Teams can begin negotiating with free agents (6 p.m. ET)
  • Aug. 6: Teams can begin signing free agents (12:01 p.m. ET)
  • Aug. 8-17: MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas
  • Pre-season games: September 28, 2021
  • Regular season start: October 19, 2021
  • Regular season begins: Oct. 19, 2021
  • Regular season concludes: April 10, 2022
  • Play-In Tournament: April 12-15, 2022
  • NBA Playoffs 2022: April 16, 2022
  • NBA Finals Game 1: June 2, 2022
  • NBA Finals Game 7: June 19, 2022
  • 2022 NBA draft: June 23, 2022

NBA Schedule 2021-22 Format

NBA 2021-22 will have 30 teams participating for this season. A total of 82 matches will be played in total. NBA 2021-22 season will have the same conference format, Eastern and Western conference of 15 teams each. The top 8 teams from both conferences will face each other in NBA Playoffs. Each team will face each other twice that makes 78 matches of the NBA 2021-22.

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NBA Schedule 2021-22 Playoffs

The playoffs of NBA 2021-22 will start in April 2022. The entire playoffs is planned to begin from 16th April 2022 and end by June 2022. According to officials, Finals Game 1 will start on 2nd June 2022 and Finals Game 7 will be on 19th June 2022.

Teams NBA Schedule 2021-22

A total of 30 teams will be participating in the NBA 2021-22 season. Here is the list of teams in the NBA,

TeamsHome CityArena
Boston CelticsBoston, MassachusettsTD Garden
Brooklyn NetsNew York City, New YorkBarclays Center
New York KnicksNew York City, New YorkMadison Square Garden
Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaWells Fargo Center
Toronto RaptorsToronto, OntarioScotiabank Arena
Chicago BullsChicago, IllinoisUnited Center
Cleveland CavaliersCleveland, OhioRocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Detroit PistonsDetroit, MichiganLittle Caesars Arena
Indiana PacersIndianapolis, IndianaBankers Life Fieldhouse
Milwaukee BucksMilwaukee, WisconsinFiserv Forum
Atlanta HawksAtlanta, GeorgiaState Farm Arena
Charlotte HornetsCharlotte, North CarolinaSpectrum Center
Miami HeatMiami, FloridaFTX Arena
Orlando MagicOrlando, FloridaAmway Center
Washington WizardsWashington, D.C.Capital One Arena
Denver NuggetsDenver, ColoradoBall Arena
Minnesota TimberwolvesMinneapolis, MinnesotaTarget Center
Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City, OklahomaChesapeake Energy Arena
Portland Trail BlazersPortland, OregonModa Center
Utah JazzSalt Lake City, UtahVivint Arena
Golden State WarriorsSan Francisco, CaliforniaChase Center
Los Angeles ClippersLos Angeles, CaliforniaStaples Center
Los Angeles LakersLos Angeles, CaliforniaStaples Center
Phoenix SunsPhoenix, ArizonaPhoenix Suns Arena
Sacramento KingsSacramento, CaliforniaGolden 1 Center
Dallas MavericksDallas, TexasAmerican Airlines Center
Houston RocketsHouston, TexasToyota Center
Memphis GrizzliesMemphis, TennesseeFedExForum
New Orleans PelicansNew Orleans, LouisianaSmoothie King Center
San Antonio SpursSan Antonio, TexasAT&T Center

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