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Tournament Schedule for 2023 NBA In-Season

The 2023-24 regular season's first round of the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament will take off on Friday, Nov. 3, according to the NBA's full game schedule and national broadcast pairings.

NBA 2023 In-Season Tournament Schedule
On Thursday, August 17, we finally saw the entire game schedule and national broadcast schedule for the 2023–24 regular season. The fans are excited to watch the games and bet on their favorite teams. You can do so by signing up for FireKeepers. Recently, FireKeepers and U.S. Integrity announced a new partnership, which aims at providing the online casino with higher layers of defense against corruption and fraud.

The In-Season Tournament's Group Play games, the first of two phases, are going to take place on Tuesdays and Fridays in November. The only NBA games planned on these Tournament Nights will be Group Play contests.

Group Play Games
14 games will be broadcast on ESPN and TNT collectively during Group Play. On ESPN, there will be a doubleheader on the opening Tournament Night (Nov. 3), with the Denver Nuggets hosting the Dallas Mavericks at 10 p.m. ET and the Milwaukee Bucks welcoming the New York Knicks at 7:30 p.m. ET. The San Antonio Spurs are going to face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. ET, while the Denver Nuggets are going to play against the Los Angeles Clippers at 10:00 p.m. ET.

There are also be 2023 NBA Playoffs rematches on the national broadcast schedule for Group Play. The Golden State Warriors will go to the Sacramento Kings on November 28 (10 p.m. ET/TNT), the Miami Heat will host the Bucks on Tuesday, Nov. 28 (7:30 p.m. ET/TNT), and the Knicks will face the defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat on Friday, Nov. 24 (7:30 p.m. ET/ESPN).

The Orlando Magic will compete against the Boston Celtics at 2:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 24, and the Phoenix Suns will compete against the Memphis Grizzlies at 5 p.m. ET. NBA TV will broadcast both games live.

Between November 3 and November 28, each team will play four allocated Group Play games: one game against each team in its group, two games at home, and two games away. According to previously published win-loss records from the 2022-23 regular season, all 30 teams have been randomly assigned into groups of five within their conference.

Eight teams (four in each conference) will go on from Group Play to the knockout rounds, the second round of the In-Season Tournament. The winners six groups and two "wild cards" (the second-place teams from each conference's group that has the Group Play’s best record) will advance.

The Quarterfinals (Monday, December 4 and Tuesday, December 5), Semifinals (Thursday, December 7) and Championship (Saturday, December 9) will all include single-elimination matches as part of the knockout rounds.

The NBA team markets will host the quarterfinal games. Tickets are now on sale at NBAEvents.com for the Semifinals and Championship, which will both take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.