NBA Play In Tournament Schedule: Check out the Schedule and Format

NBA Play In Tournament Schedule: Check out the Schedule and Format: Lakers will face the Warriors on the 20th of May.

The Play-In Tournament will begin Tuesday, May 18, and conclude Friday, May 21. The teams with the seventh-highest and eighth-highest winning percentages in each conference will each have two opportunities to win one game to earn a playoff spot.

The teams with the ninth-highest and tenth-highest winning percentages in each conference will each have to win two consecutive games to earn a playoff spot.

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NBA Play-In 2021 Tournament: How will the Play-In tournament function?

The teams with the seventh-highest and eighth-highest winning percentages in each conference will each have two opportunities to win one game to earn a playoff spot.

2021 NBA Play-In Tournament schedule | NBA.com

The teams with the ninth-highest and tenth-highest winning percentages in each conference will each have to win two consecutive games to earn a playoff spot.

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NBA Play-In 2021 Tournament Schedule:

Tuesday, May 18

• Game 1 (East 9/10): Indiana vs. Charlotte; 6:30 ET, TNT

• Game 2 (East 7/8): Boston vs. Washington; 9 ET, TNT


Wednesday, May 19

• Game 3 (West 9/10): Memphis vs. San Antonio; 7:30 ET, ESPN

• Game 4: (West 7/8): Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State; 10 ET, ESPN


Thursday, May 20

• East: Winner of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2; 8 ET, TNT


Friday, May 21

• West: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4; TBD, ESPN

NBA Play In Tournament Schedule: Below is the tentative schedule calendar for the NBA 2020-21 season:

 • Dec. 11-19, 2020: Preseason games

 • Dec. 22, 2020 – March 4, 2021: First Half of regular season

 • March 5-10, 2021: All-Star break

 • March 11 – May 16, 2021: Second Half of regular season

 • May 18-21, 2021: Play-In Tournament

 • May 22 – July 22, 2021: 2021 NBA Playoffs