Important NBA Dates for 2015-2016 Season

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Important NBA Dates for 2015-2016 Season

Post by bobheckler on Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:28 am

http://www.nba.com/news/important-dates/



Key NBA dates for 2015-16:


2015

Sept. 10-12 -- Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement (Springfield, MA)
Sept. 25 -- First allowable date for players participating in preseason NBA Global Games to report to their teams (no earlier than 11 a.m. local time)
Sept. 26 -- Training Camps open for all teams participating in preseason NBA Global Games
Sept. 28 -- First allowable date for all other players to report to their teams (no earlier than 11 a.m. local time)
Sept. 29 -- Training Camps open for all other teams
Oct. 4 -- NBA Canada Series 2015, L.A. Clippers vs. Toronto Raptors (Vancouver)
Oct. 6 -- NBA Global Games 2015, Olimpia Milano vs. Boston Celtics (Milan, Italy)
Oct. 8 -- NBA Global Games 2015, Real Madrid vs. Boston Celtics (Madrid, Spain)
Oct. 10 -- NBA Canada Series 2015, Chicago Bulls vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (Winnipeg)
Oct. 11 -- NBA Global Games 2015, Charlotte Hornets vs. L.A. Clippers (Shenzhen, China)
Oct. 14 -- NBA Global Games 2015, Charlotte Hornets vs. L.A. Clippers (Shanghai, China)
Oct. 14 -- NBA Canada Series 2015, Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Toronto Raptors (Ottawa)
Oct. 17 -- NBA Global Games 2015, Flamengo vs. Orlando Magic (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Oct. 23 -- NBA Canada Series 2015, Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards (Montreal)
Oct. 23 -- NBA Preseason ends
Oct. 26 -- Rosters set for NBA Opening Day
Oct. 27 -- Start of the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season (NBA Tip-Off 2015)
Dec. 3 -- NBA Global Games 2015, Boston Celtics vs. Sacramento Kings (Mexico City)


2016

Jan. 5 -- 10-day contracts may now be signed
Jan. 10 -- All contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season
Jan. 14 -- NBA Global Games 2016, Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors (London)
Feb. 12-14 -- NBA All-Star 2016 (Toronto, Canada)
Feb. 18 -- Trade deadline, 3 p.m. ET
March 1 -- Playoff Eligibility Waiver Deadline
April 13-16 -- Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Portsmouth, VA)
April 13 -- Regular Season ends
April 15 -- Rosters set for NBA Playoffs 2016, 3 p.m. ET
April 16 -- NBA Playoffs 2016 begin
April 24 -- NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)
May 2 -- Conference Semifinals begin (possible move up to April 30 or May 1)
May 11-15 -- NBA Draft Combine 2016 (Chicago)
May 17 -- Conference Finals begin (possible move up to May 15 or 16)
May 17 -- NBA Draft Lottery 2016
June 2 -- NBA Finals 2016 begin
June 13 -- NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5:00 p.m. ET)
TBD -- The Finals 2016 latest possible date
June 23 -- NBA Draft 2016



bob
MY NOTE:  The Celtics play Tuesday October 6th in Milan, Italy.  That means it begins for them on 9/25 when some of the players will report and 9/26 mandatory.

15 more days!! 16 TOPS!! WOOHOOO!!! We made it through another summer.



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