The NBA has released its schedule for key dates during the 21-22 season with the regular season beginning on October 19th. The league is returning to its traditional October through June schedule with Game 7 of The Finals scheduled for June 19th and the draft on the subsequent Thursday, June 23rd.

The Play-In Tournament will return in 21-22 and will be played April 12-15 following the conclusion of the regular season on April 10th. The playoffs will begin on April 16th while The Finals will begin on June 2nd.