- Associated Press - Monday, December 5, 2016

Dec. 15 - Deadline for NBA or players’ union to notify the other if it will opt out of the collective bargaining agreement after the season.

Jan. 5 - 10-day contracts can be signed.

Jan. 10 - All contracts guaranteed for rest of season.

Feb. 17-19 - All-Star weekend, New Orleans.

Feb. 23 - Trade deadline, 3 p.m. EST.

March 1 - Playoff eligibility waiver deadline.

April 12-15 - Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, Portsmouth, Va.

April 12 - Regular season ends.

April 14 - Rosters set for playoffs 2017, 3 p.m. EDT.

April 15 - Playoffs begin.

April 23 - Early entry eligibility deadline, 11:59 p.m. EDT.

May 1 - Conference semifinals begin.

May 9-14 - Draft combine, Chicago.

May 16 - Draft lottery.

June 1 - NBA Finals begin.

June 12 - NBA draft early entry withdrawal deadline, 5 p.m. EST.

June 18 - NBA Finals latest possible date.

June 22 - NBA draft.

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