NBA CALENDAR 2021-2022

2021 SUMMARY OF EVENTS

July 29: 2021 NBA Draft

August 2: 2021 Free Agency OpensAugust 3-6: 2021 Free Agency MoratoriumAugust 6: Free Agency Moratorium Ends

August 13: Deadline to Withdraw Qualifying Offer

August 15: Deadline to Give 1st Round Pick Required Tender

August 8-17: NBA Summer League

September 28: Training Camp Begins for 2021-2022 Season

October 1: Deadline to sign Qualifying Offer

October 15: Deadline for 2nd Round Picks to sign Required Tender

October 18: Rookie Extension Deadline (6pm Eastern)

October 18: Veteran Extension Deadline (players with 2 years left on contract)

October 19: 2021-2022 Regular Season Begins

October 31: Rookie Scale Option Exercise Deadline

December 15: Trade Waiting Period – for newly signed players

2022 SUMMARY OF EVENTS

January 5: First day 10 Day Contracts can be signed

Janurary 10: Contract Guarantee Date

January 10: Exception Poration Begins

January 15: Trade waiting period – re-signed players

January 20: Two-Way Contracts become guaranteed

February 1: Exhibit 3 Guarantee Date

February 6: Trade Deadline

March 1: Last day waived players are eligible for the playoffs

February 20: 2022 NBA All-Star Game

March 10: Disabled Player Exceptions Expire

April 10: Last day of Regular Season

April 12-15: 2022 Play-in Tournament

April 16: 2022 Playoffs Begin

June 2: 2022 NBA Finals Begin

June 19: Last Possible Day of the 2022 NBA Finals

June 23: 2022 NBA Draft

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Current Date
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  • Trade Waiting Period – for newly signed players

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