NBA CALENDAR 2023-2024

2023

January 5: 10-day contracts may now be signed

January 7: Last Day to Waive before Cut-Down Date (5pm EST)

January 10: All standard NBA contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season

January 10: Cut-Down Date & Exceptions Start Pro-Rating Down

January 15: DPEs, 2-Ways and More Trade Options

January 19: NBA Paris Game, Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons (Paris, France)

January 20: All two-way contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season

February 1: 1st round draft picks playing basketball outside NBA may sign a Rookie Scale contract taking effect the following season

February 9: NBA Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

February 17-19: NBA All-Star 2023 (Salt Lake City, UT)

February 17-22: NBA All-Star break

February 28: Last day contracts can be renegotiated

March 1: Playoff Eligibility Waiver Deadline

March 10: Disabled Player exceptions expire

March 25: NBA G League regular season ends

March 28: NBA G League Playoffs 2023 begin

April 9: NBA regular season ends

April 10: Rosters set for 2023 NBA Playoffs (3 p.m. ET)

April 11-14: 2023 NBA Play-In Tournament

April 15: 2023 NBA Playoffs begin

April 23: NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)

May 1-2: NBA Conference Semifinals begin (possible move-up to April 29-30)

May 16-17: NBA Conference Finals begin (possible move-up to May 14-15)

May 16: 2023 NBA Draft Lottery

June 1: 2023 NBA Finals Begin

June 12: NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5 p.m. ET)

June 22: 2023 NBA Draft

June 24: Last day to exercise Player Option

June 29: Deadline for all other Options

June 29: Deadline to tender/extend a Qualifying Offer

June 30: 2022-2023 Salary Cap Year Ends

July 1: 2023-2024 Salary Cap Year Begins

July 7-17: 2k24 NBA Summer League

September 30: Training Camps Open for teams participating in international preseason games

October 3: Training Camps Open

October 5: NBA Preseason Begins

October 20: NBA Preseason ends

October 23: Rosters set for NBA Opening day (5 p.m. ET)

October 23: Last day rookie scale contracts can be extended (6PM ET)

October 24: Start of the 2023-24 NBA Regular Season

October 28: NBA G League Draft

October 30: November 9: NBA G League Training Camp

October 31: Last day for teams to exercise team options on rookie scale contracts (Y3 & Y4)

November 3: NBA In-Season Tournament begins

November 10: NBA G League Season begins

December 7: NBA In-Season Tournament Semifinals (Las Vegas, NV)

December 9: NBA In-Season Tournament Finals (Las Vegas, NV)

December 15: Players Signed On Or Before September 15 Eligible To Be Traded

December 16: Last Day To Acquire a Player Via trade & Aggregate With Other players Before Trade Deadline

December 29: Last Day to Trade For Player With Expiring Contract & Have Option to Extend Before Free Agency

2024

January 5: 10-day contracts may now be signed

January 7: Last Day to Waive before Cut-Down Date (5pm EST)

January 10: Cut-Down Date & Exceptions Start Pro-Rating Down

January 10: All standard NBA contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season

January 11: NBA Paris Game, Brooklyn Nets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (Paris, France)

January 15: DPEs, 2-Ways and More Trade Options

January 15: Players that sign with own team for more than 20% from his previous contract & is an early or bird free agent become eligible to be traded

January 20: All two-way contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season

February 8: 2024 NBA Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

February 16-18: NBA All-Star Weekend 2024 (Indianapolis, IN)

April 14: 2023-2024 Regular Season ends

February 16-21: NBA All-Star break

February 28: Last day contracts can be renegotiated

March 1: Playoff Eligibility Waiver Deadline

March 4: Last Day for NBA Teams to Sign Two-Way Contracts

March 11: Disabled Player exceptions expire

March 30: NBA G League regular season ends

April 2: NBA G League Playoffs 2023 begin

April 14: NBA regular season ends

April 15: Rosters set for 2024 NBA Playoffs (3 p.m. ET)

April 16-19: 2024 NBA Play-In Tournament

April 20: 2024 NBA Playoffs begin

April 28: NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)

May 6-7: NBA Conference Semifinals begin (possible move-up to May 4-5)

May 12: 2024 NBA Draft Lottery

May 13-17: NBA Combine (Chicago, IL)

May 21-22: NBA Conference Finals begin (possible move-up to May 19-20)

June 6: 2024 NBA Finals Begin Game 1

June 9: 2024 NBA Finals Game 2

June 12: 2024 NBA Finals Game 3

June 14: 2024 NBA Finals Game 4

June 17: NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5 p.m. ET)

June 17: 2024 NBA Finals Game 5 (if necessary)

June 20: 2024 NBA Finals Game 6 (if necessary)

June 23: 2024 NBA Finals Game 7 (if necessary)

June 26-27: 2024 NBA Draft

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Friday
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  • NBA G League Playoffs begin

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  • Regular Season Ends

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14
  • NBA Regular Season ends

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  • NBA Rosters set for NBA Playoffs 2024 (3 p.m. ET)

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  • NBA Play-In Tournament

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  • NBA Play-In Tournament

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  • NBA Play-In Tournament

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  • NBA Play-In Tournament

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  • 2024 NBA Playoffs begin

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  • NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)

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