NBA Playoffs LIVE : All you want to know about NBA Playoffs, Match-ups, Live Streaming and schedules

After 66 scrimmages and more than 80 seeding games and plenty of DRAMA, the matchups for the 2020 NBA playoffs are finally set. The 2020 NBA Playoffs will begin on Aug. 17 and Play-In Game scheduled for Aug. 15 & 16th.

All the seeding games have finished now. And now is the time for play-in tournament, that will be held Aug. 15-16 with the first round of the playoffs starting Aug. 17. The NBA Finals will begin Sept. 30 and end no later than Oct. 13.

NBA Playoffs LIVE : When do the NBA playoffs start ?
Play-in games: Aug. 15-16
NBA playoffs: Aug. 17
NBA conference finals: Sept. 15
NBA Finals: Sept. 30
Where the matches will be Streamed & Broadcasted in India ? All NBA Playoffs and NBA Play-in games will be broadcasted on Sony Sports & Live Streamed on Sony LIV and FanCode in India.
NBA Playoffs LIVE : How will the NBA playoffs work?
The No. 9 Grizzlies finished within four games of the No. 8 Trail Blazers in the Western Conference standings, triggering a play-in tournament for the final playoff spot. The Trail Blazers only have to win one game in order to advance to the first round, but Memphis must defeat Portland twice if it wants to enter the playoff bracket.

Beyond the play-in round, the 2020 NBA playoffs will follow the typical format with full best-of-seven series all the way through the NBA Finals.

Philadelphia begins an Eastern Conference first-round series with the Boston Celtics on Monday. Houston is facing the Oklahoma City Thunder in a Western Conference series starting Tuesday.

2020 NBA Playoffs: Play-In and First Round Schedule and Matchups
Here are the first-round matchups in each conference:

Eastern Conference
(1) Bucks vs. (8) Magic

(2) Raptors vs. (7) Nets

(3) Celtics vs. (6) 76ers

(4) Pacers vs. (5) Heat

Western Conference
(1) Lakers vs. (8) Trail Blazers/Grizzlies

(2) Clippers vs. (7) Mavericks

(3) Nuggets vs. (6) Jazz

(4) Rockets vs. (5) Thunder

Where the matches will be Streamed & Broadcasted in India ? All NBA Playoffs and NBA Play-in games will be broadcasted on Sony Sports & Live Streamed on Sony LIV and FanCode in India.

NBA Playoffs LIVE 2020 NBA Western Conference Play-In

(8) Portland Trail Blazers vs (9) Memphis Grizzlies
Game 1: Sat, Aug 15 Memphis at Portland
Game 2: Sun, Aug 16 Memphis at Portland
* – If Necessary

2020 NBA Western Conference First Round
(1) LA Lakers vs (8) Play-In Winner
Game 1: Tue, Aug 18 Play-In Winner at Los Angeles, 9 ET, TNT
Game 2: Thu, Aug 20 Play-In Winner at Los Angeles, 9 ET, ESPN
Game 3: Sat, Aug 22 Los Angeles at Play-In Winner, 8:30 ET, ABC
Game 4: Mon, Aug 24 Los Angeles at Play-In Winner, 9 ET, TNT
Game 5*: Wed, Aug 26 Play-In Winner at Los Angeles, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Fri, Aug 28 Los Angeles at Play-In Winner, TBD, TBD
Game 7*: Sun, Aug 30 Play-In Winner at Los Angeles, TBD, TBD

(2) LA Clippers vs (7) Dallas Mavericks

Game 1: Mon, Aug 17 Dallas at LA, 9 ET, ESPN
Game 2: Wed, Aug 19 Dallas at LA, 9 ET, TNT
Game 3: Fri, Aug 21 LA at Dallas, 9 ET, TNT
Game 4: Sun, Aug 23 LA at Dallas, 3:30 ET, ABC
Game 5*: Tue, Aug 25 Dallas at LA, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Thu, Aug 27 LA at Dallas, TBD, ESPN
Game 7*: Sat, Aug 29 Dallas at LA, TBD, TNT

Where the matches will be Streamed & Broadcasted in India ? All NBA Playoffs and NBA Play-in games will be broadcasted on Sony Sports & Live Streamed on Sony LIV and FanCode in India.

(3) Denver Nuggets (7) Utah Jazz
Game 1: Mon, Aug 17 Utah at Denver, 1:30 ET, ESPN
Game 2: Wed, Aug 19 Utah at Denver, 4 ET, TNT
Game 3: Fri, Aug 21 Denver at Utah, 4 ET, TNT
Game 4: Sun, Aug 23 Denver at Utah, 9 ET, TNT
Game 5*: Tue, Aug 25 Utah at Denver, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Thu, Aug 27 Denver at Utah, TBD, ESPN
Game 7*: Sat, Aug 29 Utah at Denver, TBD, TNT

(4) Houston Rockets (5) Oklahoma City Thunder
Game 1: Tue, Aug 18 Oklahoma City at Houston, 6:30 ET, TNT
Game 2: Thu, Aug 20 Oklahoma City at Houston, 3:30 ET, ESPN
Game 3: Sat, Aug 22 Houston at Oklahoma City, 6 ET, ESPN
Game 4: Mon, Aug 24 Houston at Oklahoma City, 4 ET, TNT
Game 5*: Wed, Aug 26 Oklahoma City at Houston, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Fri, Aug 28 Houston at Oklahoma City, TBD, TBD
Game 7*: Sun, Aug 30 Oklahoma City at Houston, TBD, TBD​​​​​​

2020 NBA Eastern Conference First Round
Where the matches will be Streamed & Broadcasted in India ? All NBA Playoffs and NBA Play-in games will be broadcasted on Sony Sports & Live Streamed on Sony LIV and FanCode in India.

(1) Milwaukee Bucks (8) Orlando Magic
Game 1: Tue, Aug 18 Orlando at Milwaukee, 1:30 ET, TNT
Game 2: Thu, Aug 20 Orlando at Milwaukee, 6 ET, ESPN
Game 3: Sat, Aug 22 Milwaukee at Orlando, 1 ET, TNT
Game 4: Mon, Aug 24 Milwaukee at Orlando, 1:30 ET, NBATV
Game 5*: Wed, Aug 26 Orlando at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Fri, Aug 28 Milwaukee at Orlando, TBD, TBD
Game 7*: Sun, Aug 30 Orlando at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD

(2) Toronto Raptors (7) Brooklyn Nets

Game 1: Mon, Aug 17 Brooklyn at Toronto, 4 ET, ESPN
Game 2: Wed, Aug 19 Brooklyn at Toronto, 1:30 ET, NBATV
Game 3: Fri, Aug 21 Toronto at Brooklyn, 1:30 ET, NBATV
Game 4: Sun, Aug 23 Toronto at Brooklyn, 6:30 ET, TNT
Game 5*: Tue, Aug 25 Brooklyn at Toronto, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Thu, Aug 27 Toronto at Brooklyn, TBD, ESPN
Game 7*: Sat, Aug 29 Brooklyn at Toronto, TBD, TNT

(3) Boston Celtics (6) Philadelphia 76ers

Game 1: Mon, Aug 17 Philadelphia at Boston, 6:30 ET, ESPN
Game 2: Wed, Aug 19 Philadelphia at Boston, 6:30 ET, TNT
Game 3: Fri, Aug 21 Boston at Philadelphia, 6:30 ET, TNT
Game 4: Sun, Aug 23 Boston at Philadelphia, 1 ET, ABC
Game 5*: Tue, Aug 25 Philadelphia at Boston, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Thu, Aug 27 Boston at Philadelphia, TBD, ESPN
Game 7*: Sun, Aug 29 Philadelphia at Boston, TBD, TNT

(4) Indiana Pacers (5) Miami Heat

Game 1: Tue, Aug 18 Miami at Indiana, 4 ET, TNT
Game 2: Thu, Aug 20 Miami at Indiana, 1 ET, ESPN
Game 3: Sat, Aug 22 Indiana at Miami, 3:30 ET, TNT
Game 4: Mon, Aug 24 Indiana at Miami, 6:30 ET, TNT
Game 5*: Wed, Aug 26 Miami at Indiana, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Fri, Aug 28 Indiana at Miami, TBD, TBD
Game 7*: Sun, Aug 30 Miami at Indiana, TBD, TBD

* – If Necessary
TBD – To Be Determined

The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery will take place on Aug. 20.

Where the matches will be Streamed & Broadcasted in India ? All NBA Playoffs and NBA Play-in games will be broadcasted on Sony Sports & Live Streamed on Sony LIV and FanCode in India.