The NBA has announced the most important dates for the new season that will begin on December 22.
Each team will play a total of 72 games, less than usual.
This number is broken down as follows: each team will play three games with each team in the same region and two with each team in another region.
This means that each team will play 42 matches with teams from the same region and another 30 matches with teams from another region.
In detail, the most important dates of the new season:
December 11 – December 19: Preseason games (friendly)
December 22 – March 4: First part of the regular season
March 5 – March 10: Break for the All Star Game
March 11 – May 16: Second part of the regular season
May 18 – May 21: Play in tournament (for 7th and 8th place)
May 22 – July 22: Playoffs