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2021-22 NBA season to tip off on October 19–report

/ 04:25 PM June 11, 2021
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; A general view of a game between the Utah Jazz and the Memphis Grizzlies during the first quarter at a partially filled Vivint Smart Home Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

FILE PHOTO: Mar 26, 2021; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; A general view of a game between the Utah Jazz and the Memphis Grizzlies during the first quarter at a partially filled Vivint Smart Home Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

After two seasons that were either interrupted or delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA is reportedly returning to a more traditional schedule.

The 2021-22 NBA regular season will start on Oct. 19, with teams opening training camp on Sept. 28, according to The Athletic.

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The 2022 NBA playoffs will begin on April 16, and the Finals will start on June 2 and continue as late as June 19, if necessary.

The 2022 NBA Draft will be held on June 23.

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This season, which began on Dec. 22, could end as late as July 22. The start of this season was pushed back after the 2019-20 NBA season was stopped and eventually resumed following the onset of the pandemic.

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