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Key NBA Dates

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2009-10 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION KEY DATES


September 10 – 11
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement (Springfield, MA)

September 26
Training Camps open for teams participating in NBA Europe Live presented by EA Sports, NBA Games 2009 in Beijing and Taipei, and NBA Mexico Game 2009

September 29
Training Camps open for all other teams

October 6-8
NBA Europe Live presented by EA Sports (London) Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz at O2 Arena
NBA Europe Live presented by EA Sports (Madrid) Utah Jazz vs. Real Madrid at Palacio de Deportes

October 8-11
NBA Games 2009 (Taipei) Denver Nuggets vs. Indiana Pacers at Taipei Arena
NBA Games 2009 (Beijing) Denver Nuggets vs. Indiana Pacers at Wukesong Arena

October 18
NBA Mexico Game 2009 (Monterrey) Phoenix Suns vs. Philadelphia 76ers at Arena Monterrey

October 23
NBA Preseason ends

October 26
Rosters set for NBA Opening Day

October 27

Start of the 2009-10 NBA Regular Season

January 5
10-day contracts may now be signed

January 10

All contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season

February 12-15

2010 NBA All-Star Game (Dallas, TX)

February 18
Trade deadline, 3 p.m. ET

February 21 – 28
NBA Heritage Week 2009-10

April 7 – 10
Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Portsmouth, VA)

April 14
Regular Season ends

April 15

Rosters set for 2010 NBA Playoffs, 3 p.m. ET

April 17
2010 NBA Playoffs begin

April 25

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

May 3
Conference Semifinals begin (possible move up to May 1 or 2)

May 18

Conference Finals begin (possible move up to May 16 or 17)

May 18

2010 NBA Draft Lottery

June 3
2010 NBA Finals begin (possible move up to June 1)

June 14
NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5:00 p.m. ET)

June 17
The Finals latest possible date

June 24
2010 NBA Draft

Marcus Thompson