Report: NBA 2021-22 Full Schedule To Be Released This Next Week

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It seems like yesterday that the NBA 2020-21 schedule was out, which culminated in the Milwaukee Bucks taking home their first NBA title in a couple decades.

Now league insider Marc Stein is reporting that the new league schedule is expected to be released at some point in the next 7-10 days.

Last season, the league slate was shorter than that of a normal regular season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with just 72 games played.

This upcoming season, the NBA is scheduled to return to the normal 82-game slate with the COVID pandemic slowing down.

The season will tip-off on October 19th and run through April 13th.

A second play-in tournament will take place immediately after, with a full postseason set to begin on April 16th. The NBA Finals will start June 2nd.

There’s just one game from the 2021-22 season that we all know for sure will be played, and that’s the mid-season NBA All-Star Game to be played in Cleveland on February 20th.

Written by Matt Loede

Matt has been a part of the Cleveland Sports landscape working in the media since 1994 when he graduated from broadcasting school. His coverage beats include the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers. He's written three books, and won the "2020 AP Sports Stringer Lifetime Service Award."


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