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Sept. 29 - Players report to their teams no earlier than 11 a.m. local time.
Sept. 30 - Training camps open.
Oct. 9-17 - NBA Europe Live exhibition games.
Oct. 24 - Preseason ends.
Oct. 27 - Rosters set for opening day, 6 p.m. EDT.
Oct. 28 - Start of the 2008-09 regular season.
Jan. 5 - 10-day contracts may now be signed.
Jan. 10 - All player contracts are guaranteed for the remainder of the season.
Feb. 15 - All-Star game (Phoenix).
Feb. 19 - Trading deadline, 3 p.m. EST.
April 26 - Early entry eligibility deadline, 11:59 p.m. EDT.
June 18 - NBA draft early entry entrant withdrawal deadline.
June 25 - NBA draft (New York).

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