The NBA In-Season Tournament is the newest addition to the 2023-24 season, where all 30 teams in the league will vie for the inaugural title played between Nov. 3 and Dec. 9, 2023. This is an added event by the league to increase revenue and viewership. The tournament also allows fans to bet on their favorite teams via NBA odds.
NEW TOURNAMENT. NEW LOGO.
The NBA In-Season Tournament is All-New this upcoming season. Tune-in to ESPN tomorrow night at 7:30pm/et to learn everything you need to know and to see the draw for Group Play! pic.twitter.com/PlysPemEOF
— NBA (@NBA) July 7, 2023
What’s the NBA In-Season Tournament Format?
The NBA In-Season Tournament features Group Play and Knockout Rounds. Teams in each conference are divided into three groups with five teams each and will play each other. The team with the most wins after all the group play games will advance to the Knockout Rounds.
The Knockout Rounds will have the six best teams out of the group play, plus two “wild card” teams that will play a single-elimination game from the quarterfinals up to the championship. The semifinals and championship game will be played inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
What’s the NBA In-Season Tournament Schedule?
Group Play began on Nov. 3 and will end on Nov. 28.
Knockout Rounds will be played from Dec. 4 until the championship game on Dec. 9.
NBA In-Season Tournament Group Draw
|Group A||Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz|
|Group B||Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Pelicans|
|Group C||Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs|
|Group A||Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers|
|Group B||Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Washington Wizards|
|Group C||Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors|
NBA In-Season Tournament Standings 2023-24
|Los Angeles Lakers||3-0|
|Portland Trail Blazers||1-2|
|New Orleans Pelicans||2-1|
|Los Angeles Clippers||1-2|
|Golden State Warriors||1-1|
|Oklahoma City Thunder||1-2|
|San Antonio Spurs||0-3|
|New York Knicks||1-1|
What NBA Team Has the Most NBA In-Season Tournament Knockout Round Appearances
The first batch of NBA teams qualifying for the Knockout Round stage will be determined after the group play ends on Nov. 28.
What NBA Team Has the Most NBA In-Season Tournament Titles
The NBA In-Season Tournament is making its first-ever appearance this 2023-24 season, and the inaugural tournament champion will be crowned after the championship game on Dec. 9, 2023.
Who Has the Most NBA In-Season Tournament Points?
|Joel Embiid||Philadelphia 76ers||104|
|Luka Dončić||Dallas Mavericks||94|
|Jordan Clarkson||Utah Jazz||93|
|Nikola Jokić||Denver Nuggets||91|
|LaMelo Ball||Charlotte Hornets||90|
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