The 2021-22 NBA season will tip off on Oct. 19, as it returns to a traditional schedule, according to key dates released by the league, via RealGM.
The regular season will conclude April 10.
Next year’s Finals will then be held in June, with Game 1 scheduled for June 2. A Game 7 of the Finals would held on June 19.
Meanwhile, the 2022 NBA Draft will follow on June 23, with free agency to again return to early July.
The play-in tournament is slated for April 12-15, followed by the playoffs April 16.
The NBA All-Star Game will be held in Cleveland in February.