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Key dates for the 2020-21 NBA season

2020-21 Key Dates

[Note: All date and timings as per ET]

2020

Dec. 1-5: Individual player workouts

Dec. 1-5: Media week

Dec. 6: Group workouts begin for teams

Dec. 11-19: Preseason games

Dec. 22, 2020 - March 5, 2021: First half of NBA season

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2021

Feb. 23: 10-day contracts may now be signed

Feb. 27: Standard NBA contracts guaranteed for remainder of season

March 5-10: All-Star break

March 11-May 16: Second half of regular season

March 25: NBA trading deadline

May 13-15: Hall of Fame class of 2020 enshrinement

May 18-21: Play-in tournament

May 22-July 22: Playoffs and NBA Finals

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