ESPN reveals 2020 NBA Playoffs Schedule

The road to crown the 2020 NBA Champions begins tomorrow with the NBA Playoffs live on ESPN Australia New Zealand.

NBA fans will be treated to a bumper schedule of matches, with ESPN Australia New Zealand broadcasting two live games every day through the opening week of the 2020 NBA Playoffs.ESPN’s NBA playoff coverage begins with a blockbuster double header, led by a huge series opener between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics at 8.30am AEST on ESPN.

The Dallas Mavericks will then follow against the Los Angeles Clippers at 11am AEST, to begin their playoff campaign.

ESPN will also feature the Los Angeles Lakers series against the Portland Trail Blazers and defending NBA champions Toronto Raptors, as they begin another playoff run against the Brooklyn Nets.

In the next eight days, 16 live NBA Playoff games will be broadcast across ESPN.

For those unable to catch the action live each morning, ESPN will also broadcast full replays each day, as well as special 30-minute NBA Mini Matches, back to back, each evening.

“Our viewers have flocked to the NBA games since its return to our screens, and the action only gets better with our NBA Playoff schedule,” ESPN Australia New Zealand General Manager Haydn Arndt said.

“The season resumption has already showcased some sensational basketball, and I have no doubt the 2020 NBA Playoffs will take things to another level again.”

2020 NBA Playoffs on ESPN

Tuesday August 18

8.30am AEST Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics, ESPN
11.00am AEST Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN

Wednesday August 19

8.30am AEST Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder, ESPN
11.00am AEST Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN

Thursday August 20

8.30am AEST Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics, ESPN
11.00am AEST Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN

Friday August 21

8.00am AEST Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks, ESPN
11.00am AEST Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN

Saturday August 22

8.30am AEST Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers, ESPN
11.00am AEST Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks, ESPN

Sunday August 23

8.10am AEST Oklahoma City Thunder vs Houston Rockets, ESPN
10.30am AEST Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers, ESPN

Monday August 24

8.30am AEST Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets, ESPN
11.00am AEST Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz, ESPN

Tuesday August 25

8.30am AEST Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers, ESPN
11.00am AEST Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers, ESPN

All times listed are AEST.

Further season scheduling will be released at a later date.

ESPN and ESPN2 are available on Foxtel, Kayo Sports, Fetch TV and Sky NZ.