The NBA trade deadline is one of the most exciting times of the season, when contending teams make one final push to bolster their playoff chances and lottery-bound teams throw in the white flag by surrendering their assets.
The 2017 trade deadline is especially interesting, as the teams trailing the Warriors and Cavs are desperate to inch closer to being able to seriously contend for an NBA title.
Here is all the information you need to know about the 2017 NBA trade deadline and other key dates for the rest of the NBA season.
|Event||Date||Time (if applicable)|
|NBA Trade Deadline||Feb. 23||3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT|
|Regular season ends||April 12|
|Playoff rosters set||April 14||3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT|
|NBA playoffs begin||April 15|
|Conference Semifinals begin||May 1|
|NBA Draft Combine||May 9-14|
|Conference Finals begin||May 16|
|NBA Draft Lottery||May 16|
|NBA Finals begin||June 1|
|NBA Draft early entry withdrawl deadline||June 12||5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT|
|2017 NBA Draft||June 22|