NBA News – 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament

DENVER, CO - JUNE 1: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media prior to Game One of the 2023 NBA Finals on June 1, 2023 at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2023 NBAE (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)  The schedule for the inaugural NBA in-season tournament is here. The NBA announced the dates for the group stage of games Tuesday during a special edition of ESPN’s NBA Today. Long one of NBA commissioner Adam Silver‘s pet projects, the in-season tournament takes its inspiration from European soccer and attempts to provide an added spark to the league’s 82-game regular season. While reaction has been polarizing in some circles, Silver has been adamant about new traditions taking time, and he’s hopeful the incentives—highlighted by $500,000 per player for the winning team—will be enough to keep games competitive and boost regular-season ratings. Here’s a look at all of the dates for the group-stage games, along with a reminder about the structure for the new NBA Cup event. Read more at:  (Tyler Conway/Bleacher Report)

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