When Does Basketball Season Start?

Basketball Spirit ItemsBasketball is an extremely popular sport in the U.S., only second to football.

Whether you enjoy high school, college, or professional basketball games, plenty of action is guaranteed. Basketball games give crowds plenty of opportunities to yell, scream, and cheer, which can be a great stress reliever.

During basketball games, you’ll see many basketball spirit items such as foam fingers, mini basketballs, or thundersticks. These spirit items are great to promote cheering among the fans and great to raise money for the team or clubs.

When Does NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Season Begin?

The 2015-16 season officially kicks off on November 20 at the 2K Classic at Madison Square Gardens. This basketball tournament benefits Wounded Warrior Project. Here’s the lineup for 2015 2K Classic:

Friday, November 20
Semi-final Doubleheader- 5pm
Wisconsin vs. Georgetown
Duke vs. VCU

Sunday, November 22
Championship Doubleheader – 1PM

There are many other early season tournaments that begin the season for many college basketball teams.

When Does High School Basketball Start?

The 2015-16 high school basketball season varies by state and school district, but most teams begin in mid-November and play through the end of January or beginning of February.

When does NBA Basketball Season Begin?

The 2015-16 basketball season for the NBA began on October 27, 2015. The regular season will continue play through April 13, 2016, followed by the playoffs beginning on April 16, 2016.

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