How Many Months Are There in an NBA Season?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 30, 2020 2:21:29 PM ET

Since the 1967 to 1968 season, each team in the National Basketball Association plays 82 games in 6 months for the regular season beginning on the last week of October to April of the following year. As of the 69th 2014 to 2015 NBA season, the 82-game, 6-month schedule regular season was retained from 1967 to 1968 NBA season, which then only had 12 participating teams. The number of NBA teams has expanded to 30 as of the 2014 to 2015 season.