NBA [2021 Season]

05.10.2021 Kathryn Slaughter

Did you know that Americans play basketball more than any other team sport? The love for basketball and the high-energy excitement of each NBA game make it one of the most popular sports to watch on TV. NBA returns with 22 teams playing eight regular season games each to determine who will qualify for the NBA Playoffs from May 22 – July 22, 2021.

Below are a few key dates you should know about the 2021 season.

  • Regular Season: December 2020 – May 2021 on ESPN Networks and TNT
  • All-Star Games: March 5 – 10, 2021 on ESPN
  • NBA Playoffs: May 22 – July 22, 2021 ESPN and TNT
  • NBA Draft: July 29, 2021 at 8:00pm ET on ESPN


Source: Scarborough USA+ 2020 Release 1 Total (Jan19-May20); A18+ who watch NBA Basketball on cable. Nets based on QTV ranking.

All dates and times are subject to change by their respective networks. Always consult your Cox Media Consultant for local listings.

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