News Sports: The NBA announced Tuesday that it will not be playing games on Election Day, November 8, 2022. All 30 teams will play the day before for what they call “Civil Engagement Night”.
“The date decision came from the NBA family’s focus on fostering bipartisan engagement and encouraging fans to plan to vote during the midterm elections,” the league said.
While teams are encouraged in the weeks leading up to this year’s election, the league will update key election information and dates including: B. Registration Deadline for Sharing with Your Fanbase. All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, more than 30 of his seats in the U.S. Senate, and several gubernatorial elections will be contested in his November of this year.
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“We don’t normally reschedule external events, but voting and Election Day are clearly unique and very important to our democracy.
Last season’s regular season did not include Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, the All-Star break (6 days) and the men’s NCAA championship game. These have become standard days when the NBA does not play regular season games with the league’s modern scheduling practices. The NBA plans to release the full schedule for the 2022-23 season on Wednesday, August 17.