2018–19 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Number of games 82
Number of teams 30
TV partner/s ABC, TNT, ESPN, NBA TV
Top draft pick Deandre Ayton
Picked by Phoenix Suns
Regular season
Season MVP TBD (???)
Top scorer TBD (???)
Eastern champions TBD
  Eastern runners-up TBD
Western champions TBD
  Western runners-up TBD
Finals champions TBD
  Runners-up TBD
Finals MVP TBD (???)
NBA seasons
← 2017–18

2019–20 →

The 2018–19 NBA season will be the 73rd season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Regular season will begin On October 16. With the 2018 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors hosting a game against a opponent to be named. Christmas Games will be played on December 25. The 2019 NBA All-Star Game will be played on February 17, 2019 at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Regular season will end on April 10, 2019. The Playoffs will begin on April 13, 2019. The season will end in June 2019.



  • On May 10 Nick Collison Annonuced his retirement after 15 playing seasons with Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • On May 25 Mo Williams announced his retirement after playing 13 seasons with seven teams.

Free Agency

Free Agency neogtiations will begin on July 1 players will be able to begin signing on July 6 after the July moratorium ends.


The Preseason will begin on September 29 and will end on October 12.

International Games

The Dallas Mavericks and the Philadelphia 76ers will play two preseason games in china at Shanghai on October 5 and Shenzen on October 8

The Washington Wizards will play the New York Knicks in a regular season game in London on January 17, 2019.

Regular season

The Regular season will begin On October 16, 2018 and will end on April 10, 2019.


  • This will be the Milwaukee Bucks first season at the Wisconsin Sports and Entertainment Center The Bucks will play there first game there in October Against an Opponent to be named.
  • This will be the Golden State Warriors final season at Oracle Arena The Warriors will play there final game there in April 2019 before moving to the Chase Center in Downtown San Francisco, California


This will be the third year of the current contracts with ABC, ESPN, TNT and NBA TV.


On June 6, 2018 the Denver Nuggets unveiled new logos and new uniforms for the 2018-19 NBA season.

Noteable Occurrences