2015–16 NBA season
The 2015–16 NBA season
was the 70th season of the National Basketball Association
. The regular season began on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the United Center
, home of the Chicago Bulls
, with their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers
. The 2016 NBA All-Star Game
was played at the Air Canada Centre
on February 14, 2016. The regular season ended on April 13, 2016. The playoffs started on April 16, 2016 and ended with the 2016 NBA Finals
on June 19, 2016, with the Cleveland Cavaliers
becoming NBA Champions for the first time in franchise history after defeating the Golden State Warriors
in seven games.
Free agency negotiations began on Friday, July 1, 2015 while players will begin to sign starting on July 7, after the July moratorium ended.
The preseason began on Friday, October 2, 2015 and ended on Friday, October 23, 2015.
The regular season began on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls, who hosted a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at 8:00 p.m. EDT, then the Atlanta Hawks hosted the Detroit Pistons at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Finally, the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors hosted the New Orleans Pelicans at 10:30 p.m. EDT at the Oracle Arena. Christmas Day games were played on Friday, December 25, 2015. The regular season ended on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The schedule was released at 6:00 p.m. EDT on August 12, 2015.
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