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NBA Playoff Bracket 2020: Up to date TV Schedule, Scores and Outcomes for Spherical 1 within the Bubble

Who will win the 2020 NBA championship? That’s the big question in the league’s “bubble” at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

The warrior dynasty is over and LeBron James no longer leads the Eastern Conference. This makes this conference one of the most unpredictable playoff brackets in years. The Bucks, Clippers, and Lakers are considered the favorites, but if 2020 has taught us anything, expect the unexpected.

Below is everything you need to know about watching the 2020 NBA Playoffs, including TV shows from series.

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NBA Playoff Bracket 2020

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NBA results & results

NOTE: The series schedules will be updated once the playoffs resume. More information can be found here.

Results of the second round of the Eastern Conference

(2) Raptors vs. (3) Celtics

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
August 30th
Game 1
1 p.m.
ESPN
TBD
Game 2
TBD
TBD
TBD
Game 3
TBD
TBD
TBD
Game 4
TBD
TBD
TBD
Game 5 *
TBD
TBD
TBD
Game 6 *
TBD
TBD
TBD
Game 7 *
TBD
TBD

Results of the first round of the Eastern Conference

(1) dollars versus (8) magic

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
18th of August
Magic 122, Bucks 110 (Orlando leads 1-0)
1:30 p.m.
TNT
20th of August
Bucks 111, Magic 96 (Series 1-1 tied)
6 p.m.
ESPN
August 22nd
Bucks 121, Magic 107 (Milwaukee leads 2-1)
1 p.m.
TNT
August 24th
Dollar 121, Magic 106 (Milwaukee leads 3-1)
1:30 p.m.
NBA TV
29th August
Game 5
3:30 pm.
ESPN
TBD
Game 6 *
TBD
TBD
TBD
Game 7 *
TBD
TBD

*If necessary

(2) Raptors versus (7) nets

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
17th August
Raptors 134, Nets 110 (Toronto lead 1-0)
4 p.m.
ESPN
August 19th
Raptors 104, Nets 99 (Toronto leads 2-0)
1:30 p.m.
NBA TV
August 21
Raptors 117, Nets 92 (Toronto leads 3-0)
1:30 p.m.
NBA TV
August 23
Raptors 150, Nets 122 (Toronto wins the series 4-0)
6:30 in the evening.
TNT

(3) Celtics vs. (6) 76ers

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
17th August
Celtics 109, 76ers 101 (Boston leads 1-0)
6:30 in the evening.
ESPN
August 19th
Celtics 128, 76ers 101 (Boston leads 2-0)
6:30 in the evening.
TNT
August 21
Celtics 102, 76ers 94 (Boston leads 3-0)
6:30 in the evening.
TNT
August 23
Celtics 110, 76ers 106 (Boston wins the series 4-0)
1 p.m.
ABC

(4) pacemaker against (5) heat

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
18th of August
Heat 113, Pacers 101 (Miami leads 1-0)
4 p.m.
TNT
20th of August
Heat 109, Pacers 100 (Miami leads 2-0)
1 p.m.
ESPN
August 22nd
Heat 124, Pacers 115 (Miami leads 3-0)
3:30 pm.
TNT
August 24th
Heat 99, Pacers 87 (Miami wins the series 4-0)
6:30 in the evening.
TNT

Results of the first round of the Western Conference

(1) Lakers vs. 8. Trail blazer

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
18th of August
Trail Blazers 100, Lakers 93 (Portland leads 1-0)
21 clock
TNT
20th of August
Lakers 111, Trail Blazers 88 (Series 1-1 tied)
21 clock
ESPN
August 22nd
Lakers 116, Trail Blazers 108 (Los Angeles leads 2-1)
8:30 p.m.
ABC
August 24th
Lakers 135, Trail Blazers 115 (Los Angeles leads 3-1)
21 clock
TNT
29th August
Game 5
21 clock
TNT
TBD
Game 6 *
TBD
TBD
TBD
Game 7 *
TBD
TBD

*If necessary

(2) Clippers vs. (7) Mavericks

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
17th August
Clippers 118, Mavericks 110 (Los Angeles leads 1-0)
21 clock
ESPN
August 19th
Mavericks 127, Clippers 114 (series 1-1 tied)
21 clock
TNT
August 21
Clippers 130, Mavericks 122 (Los Angeles leads 2-1)
21 clock
TNT
August 23
Mavericks 135, Clippers 133 (series tied 2-2)
3:30 pm.
ABC
August 25
Clippers 154, Mavericks 111 (Los Angeles leads 3-2)
21 clock
TNT
August 30th
Game 6
3:30 pm.
ESPN
TBD
Game 7 *
TBD
TNT

*If necessary

(3) nuggets vs. (6) jazz

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
17th August
Nuggets 135, Jazz 125 (Denver leads 1-0)
1:30 p.m.
ESPN
August 19th
Jazz 124, Nuggets 105 (Series 1-1 bound)
4 p.m.
TNT
August 21
Jazz 124, Nuggets 87 (Utah leads 2-1)
4 p.m.
TNT
August 23
Jazz 129, Nuggets 127 (Utah leads 3-1)
21 clock
TNT
August 25
Nuggets 117, Jazz 107 (Utah leads 3-2)
6:30 in the evening.
TNT
August 30th
Game 6
8:30 p.m.
TNT
TBD
Game 7 *
TBD
TNT

*If necessary

(4) missiles against (5) thunder

date
game
Time (ET)
National television
18th of August
Rockets 123, Thunder 108 (Houston leads 1-0)
6:30 in the evening.
TNT
20th of August
Rockets 111, Thunder 98 (Houston leads 2-0)
3:30 pm.
ESPN
August 22nd
Thunder 119, Missile 107 (Houston leads 2-1)
6 p.m.
ESPN
August 24th
Thunder 117, Rockets 114 (Series 2-2 tied)
4 p.m.
TNT
29th August
Game 5
6:30 in the evening.
TNT
TBD
Game 6
TBD
TBD
TBD
Game 7 *
TBD
TBD

*If necessary

How do the NBA playoffs work?

The No. 9 Grizzlies finished within four games of the No. 8 Trail Blazer in the Western Conference standings and triggered a play-in tournament for the final playoff spot. The Trail Blazers defeated the Grizzlies in the play-in game to advance to the first round of the postseason. You will step into the bracket as seed # 8 and face the Lakers.

Beyond the play-in round, the 2020 NBA playoffs follow the typical format with complete best-of-seven series up to the NBA final.

NBA schedule 2020

(All times east)

29th August

Match
time
TV
Magic for Money (Game 5)
3:30 pm.
ESPN
Thunder vs. Missiles (Game 5)
6:30 in the evening.
TNT
Trail Blazer vs. Lakers (Game 5)
21 clock
TNT

August 30th

Match
time
TV
Celtics vs. Raptors (game 1)
1 p.m.
ESPN
Clippers vs. Mavericks (game 6)
3:30 pm.
ESPN
Nuggets vs. Jazz (game 6)
8:30 p.m.
TNT

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