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NBA games today: Key dates of the NBA preseason, 2021-22 schedule

If you’re seeking when and where to watch NBA games today, you’ve come to the right place. The 2021-22 regular season is about to start with the preseason getting going here soon.

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Key 2021 NBA offseason dates

Training camps and 2021-22 NBA season start dates, end date

  • Tuesday, September 28: NBA training camps officially open.

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NBA preseason schedule

Sunday, October 3

GameTime (ET)TV
Nets @ Lakers3:30 PMYES, Spectrum SportsNet, NBA League Pass

Monday, October 4

GameTime (ET)TV
Magic @ Celtics7:30 PMBally Sports FL, NBCS Boston, NBA League Pass
Hawks @ Heat7:30 PMBally Sports SE, Bally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass
Hornets @ Thunder8:00 PMBally Sports SE, Bally Sports OK, NBA League Pass
Pelicans @ Timberwolves8:00 PMBally Sports NO, Bally Sports North, NBA League Pass
Jazz @ Spurs8:30 PMAT&T SportsNet, Bally Sports SW, NBA League Pass
Suns @ Kings10:00 PMBally Sports Arizona, NBCS California, NBA League Pass
Warriors @ Blazers10:00 PMNBCS Bay Area, NBCS NW, NBA League Pass
Nuggets @ Clippers10:30 PMAltitude, Bally Sports PT, NBA League Pass

Tuesday, October 5

GameTime (ET)TV
Cavaliers @ Bulls8:00 PMBally Sports Ohio, NBCS Chicago, NBA League Pass
Bucks @ Grizzlies8:00 PMBally Sports WISC, Bally Sports SE, NBA League Pass

Wednesday, October 6

GameTime (ET)TV
Spurs @ Pistons7:00 PMBally Sports SW, Bally Sports DET, NBA League Pass
Cavaliers @ Hawks7:30 PMBally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports SE, NBA League Pass
Magic @ Pelicans8:00 PMBally Sports FL, Bally Sports NO, NBA League Pass
Jazz @ Mavericks8:00 PMAT&T SportsNet, Bally Sports SW, NBA League Pass
Lakers @ Suns9:00 PMSpectrum SportsNet, Bally Sports AZ, NBA League Pass
Nuggets @ Warriors10:00 PMAltitude, NBCS Bay Area, NBA League Pass
Kings @ Clippers10:30 PMNBCS California, Bally Sports PT, NBA League Pass

Thursday, October 7

GameTime (ET)TV
Grizzlies @ Hornets7:00 PMBally Sports SE, NBA League Pass

Friday, October 8

GameTime (ET)TV
Bucks @ Nets7:30 PMBally Sports WISC, YES, NBA League Pass
Pelicans @ Bulls8:00 PMBally Sports NO, NBCS Chicago, NBA League Pass
Heat @ Spurs8:30 PMBally Sports Sun, Bally Sports SW, NBA League Pass
Timberwolves @ Nuggets9:00 PMBally Sports North, Altitude, NBA League Pass
Lakers @ Warriors10:30 PMSpectrum SportsNet, NBCS Bay Area, NBA League Pass

Saturday, October 9

GameTime (ET)TV
Hawks @ Grizzlies8:00 PMBally Sports SE

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Sunday, October 10

GameTime (ET)TV
Spurs @ Magic6:00 PMBally Sports SW, Bally Sports FL
Bulls @ Cavaliers7:00 PMNBCS Chicago, Bally Sports Ohio
Thunder @ Bucks8:00 PMBally Sports OK, Bally Sports WISC
Suns @ Lakers10:30 PMBally Sports AZ, Spectrum SportsNet

Monday, October 11

GameTime (ET)TV
Nets @ 76ers7:00 PMYES, NBCS Philadelphia
Hornets @ Heat7:30 PMBally Sports SE, Bally Sports Sun
Pelicans @ Jazz9:00 PMBally Sports NO, Altitude
Kings @ Blazers10:00 PMNBCS California, NBCS NW
Timberwolves @ Clippers10:30 PMBally Sports North, Bally Sports PT

Tuesday, October 12

GameTime (ET)TV
Warriors @ Lakers10:30 PMNBCS Bay Area, Spectrum SportsNet

Wednesday, October 13

GameTime (ET)TV
Mavericks @ Hornets7:00 PMBally Sports SW, Bally Sports SE
Celtics @ Magic7:00 PMNBCS Boston, Bally Sports FL
Nuggets @ Thunder8:00 PMAltitude, Bally Sports OK
Bucks @ Jazz9:00 PMBally Sports WISC, AT&T SportsNet
Blazers @ Suns9:00 PMNBCS NW, Bally Sports AZ

Thursday, October 14

GameTime (ET)TV
Heat @ Hawks7:30 PMBally Sports Sun, Bally Sports SE
Timberwolves @ Nets7:30 PMBally Sports North, YES
Nuggets @ Thunder (at BOK Center in Tulsa)8:00 PMAltitude, Bally Sports OK
Lakers @ Kings10:00 PMSpectrum SportsNet, NBCS California

Friday, October 15

GameTime (ET)TV
Cavaliers @ Pacers7:00 PMBally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports IND
Celtics @ Heat7:30 PMNBCS Boston, Bally Sports Sun
Grizzlies @ Bulls8:00 PMBally Sports SE, NBCS Chicago
Mavericks @ Bucks8:00 PMBally Sports SW, Bally Sports WISC
Rockets @ Spurs8:30 PMAT&T SportsNet, Bally Sports SW
Blazers @ Warriors10:30 PMNBCS NW, NBCS Bay Area

Initial 2021-22 NBA regular season schedule

Tuesday, October 19: NBA Opening Night

GameTime (ET)TV
Nets @ Bucks7:30 PMTNT
Warriors @ Lakers10:00 PMTNT

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Wednesday, October 20

GameTime (ET)TV
Pacers @ Hornets7:00 PMBally Sports IND, Bally Sports SE
Bulls @ Pistons7:00 PMNBCS Chicago, Bally Sports DET
Celtics @ Knicks7:30 PMESPN
Wizards @ Raptors7:30 PMNBCS Washington, TBD
Cavaliers @ Grizzlies8:00 PMBally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports SE
Rockets @ Timberwolves8:00 PMAT&T SportsNet, Bally Sports North
76ers @ Pelicans8:00 PMNBCS Philadelphia, Bally Sports NO
Magic @ Spurs8:30 PMBally Sports FL, Bally Sports SW
Thunder @ Jazz9:00 PMBally Sports OK, AT&T SportsNet
Nuggets @ Suns10:00 PMESPN
Kings @ Blazers10:00 PMNBCS California, NBCS NW

Thursday, October 21

GameTime (ET)TV
Mavericks @ Hawks7:30 PMTNT
Bucks @ Heat8:00 PMBally Sports WISC, Bally Sports Sun
Clippers @ Warriors10:00 PMTNT

Friday, October 22

GameTime (ET)TV
Hornets @ Cavaliers7:00 PMBally Sports SE, Bally Sports Ohio
Knicks @ Magic7:00 PMMSG, Bally Sports FL
Pacers @ Wizards7:00 PMBally Sports IND, NBCS Washington
Nets @ 76ers7:30 PMESPN
Raptors @ Celtics7:30 PMTBD, NBCS Boston
Pelicans @ Bulls8:00 PMBally Sports NO, NBCS Chicago
Thunder @ Rockets 8:00 PMBally Sports OK, AT&T SportsNet
Spurs @ Nuggets9:00 PMBally Sports SW, Altitude
Suns @ Lakers10:00 PMESPN
Jazz @ Kings10:00 PMAT&T SportsNet, NBCS California

Saturday, October 23

GameTime (ET)TV
Hawks @ Cavaliers6:00 PMNBA League Pass
Heat @ Packers7:00 PMNBA TV, Bally Sports Sun
Mavericks @ Raptors7:30 PMNBA League Pass
Pistons @ Bulls8:00 PMNBA League Pass
Pelicans @ Timberwolves8:00 PMNBA League Pass
Bucks @ Spurs8:30 PMNBA League Pass
Suns @ Blazers10:00 PMRoot Sports
Grizzlies @ Clippers10:30 PMNBA League Pass

Sunday, October 24

GameTime (ET)TV
Hornets @ Nets4:00 PMYes, Bally Sports SE
Magic @ Knicks7:00 PMNBA League Pass
Celtics @ Rockets7:00 PMNBC Sports Boston
76ers @ Thunder7:30 PMBally Sports OK
Warriors @ Kings9:00 PMNBC Sports, California/Bay Area
Grizzlies @ Lakers9:30 PM Spectrum SportsNet

Monday, October 25

GameTime (ET)TV
Celtics @ Hornets7:00 PMBally Sports SE, NBC Sports Boston
Bucks @ Pacers7:00 PMNBA League Pass
Pistons @ Hawks7:30 PMNBA League Pass
Wizards @ Nets7:30 PMNBA TV, YES
Magic @ Heat7:30 PMBally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass
Bulls @ Raptors7:30 PMNBA League Pass
Pelicans @ Timberwolves8:00 PMNBA League Pass
Cavaliers @ Nuggets9:00 PMNBA League Pass
Blazers @ Clippers10:30 PMNBA TV, ROOT Sports

Additional key dates on 2021-22 NBA calendar

NBA Christmas Day schedule: Saturday, December 25

GameTime (ET)TV
Hawks @ Knicks12:00 PMESPN
Bucks @ Celtics2:30 PMABC
Suns @ Warriors5:00 PMABC
Nets @ Lakers8:00 PMABC/ESPN
Mavericks @ Jazz10:30 PMESPN

Final day of NBA regular season action: Sunday, April 10

GameTime (ET)TV
Pacers @ NetsTBDTBD
Wizards @ HornetsTBDTBD
Bucks @ CavaliersTBDTBD
Spurs @ MavericksTBDTBD
Lakers @ NuggetsTBDSpectrum SportsNet
Hawks @ RocketsTBDTBD
Thunder @ ClippersTBDTBD
Celtics @ GrizzliesTBDTBD
Bulls @ TimberwolvesTBDTBD
Warriors @ PelicansTBDTBD
Raptors @ KnicksTBDTBD
Heat @ MagicTBDBally Sports Sun
Pistons @ 76ersTBDTBD
Kings @ SunsTBDTBD
Jazz @ BlazersTBDTBD

Other key NBA dates

  • Sunday, February 20: NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland
  • Sunday, April 10: NBA regular season concludes
  • April 12-15: NBA Play-in Tournament
  • Saturday, April 16: NBA Playoffs begin

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