In about a month, the NBA begins what promises to be another fantastic season. The Association has added a couple of interesting wrinkles to this year’s season, including games in Mexico City and Paris. There is also the first ever NBA Rivals Week. Check out NFL Betting analysis for the important dates you must know about the 2022-2023 NBA Season.
Key Dates for the 2022-2023 NBA Betting Season
2022-2023 NBA Season
- When: Oct. 18, 2022 – June, 2023
Regular season starts on Tuesday, Oct. 18
Boston traded for point guard Malcolm Brogdon, which is why the Cs will be big time favorites. Golden State is one of the chalks to win the NBA Finals. So Steph and his crew will be favorites over LeBron and his mates.
NBA Mexico City game on Dec. 17
The game is on a Saturday. Tip off is scheduled for 5:00 pm ET. As the rosters stand right now, Jimmy Butler’s team should have no trouble beating the Spurs.
NBA Paris game on Jan. 19
The game happens at the Accor Arena. Heading into the season, we don’t know if Zach LaVine or Lonzo Ball will be healthy. Detroit could be a surprise team this season after drafting Jaden Ivey to start alongside Cade Cunningham. So the Bulls may lose this one.
NBA Rivals Week is Jan. 24 – Jan. 28
NBA Rivals Week finished on Jan. 28 when the greatest rivalry in basketball history takes place, Celtics versus Lakers.
The NBA All-Star Weekend happens from Feb. 17 through Feb. 19
This season’s NBA All-Star game happens on Feb. 19. The festivities take place at Vivint Arena, the home of the Utah Jazz, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Like in the last few seasons, the Association, no doubt, will have an NBA All-Star draft.
April 9 is the final NBA Regular Season day
The most important contest could be Los Angeles Clippers at Phoenix Suns. Clippers and Suns could be for the top seed in the Western Conference Playoffs.
NBA Play-in Tournament happens April 11 – April 14
Like since 2020, the NBA will run a play-in tournament. Teams likely to end up in the tournament include the Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans Pelicans, and Sacramento Kings from the Western Conference.
NBA Playoffs begin on April 15
Playoffs begin on April 15. Like in 2021, expect a fantastic NBA Playoffs.
2023 NBA Finals start on June 1
The 2023 NBA Finals start on June 1. If there is a Game 7, it will happen on June 17.