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The 2020 NBA Draft will take place on October 16, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Saturday.
The draft’s early entry deadline will be August 17 and the early withdrawal deadline will be October 6, per the report.
Citing sources, Wojnarowski also reported that free agency will open at 6 pm ET on October 18. A moratorium period, when free agent deals can be reached but not officially completed, will run from October 19-23.
As previously announced, the NBA Draft Lottery will take place on August 25.
The NBA plans to finish the pandemic-interrupted 2019-20 season with a 22-team restart, with training camps set to open on June 30 at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla.