In addition, April 9 was set as the deadline for the team to determine the playoff lineup.
According to previous reports, the NBA preseason of the new season will start on December 12, Beijing time and end on December 20. The regular season starts on December 23. The regular season will be divided into two parts. The first half of the schedule will be finished on March 5 next year, and the second half of the season will be opened after 6 days of rest. The hall of fame selection ceremony will be held from May 14 to 16, and the playoffs will start on May 23. All NBA games in the new season will be played before July 23.