NBA Playoffs LIVE : Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets game starts the NBA Playoffs action LIVE tonite

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 are beginning tonite with game between Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets tonite starting @ 11PM IST.
The Denver Nuggets went into the 2019 postseason as newbies, with most of their roster untested in the intensity of the playoffs.

Two grueling series and a pair of Game 7s — one win, one loss — gave Denver valuable experience it hopes will pay off in this postseason. The Nuggets, the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference, faces a familiar foe in the first round in the No. 6 seed Utah Jazz.

Game 1 of the best-of-seven series is Monday. This will be the fifth time the teams have met in the postseason, and the Jazz have won three of those series, most recently a 4-2 win in the first round of the 2010 playoffs.

NBA Playoffs LIVE : When do the NBA playoffs start ? 

  • NBA playoffs: Aug. 17
  • NBA conference finals: Sept. 15
  • NBA Finals: Sept. 30
 
GAMES ON 17the September
West 1st Round – Game 1 – Jazz vs Nuggets @ 11pm IST
 
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. 8 Portland Trail Blazers has already qualified for the play-offs via play-in game against Memphis in the Western Conference standings.

Now th 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
 
2020 NBA Western Conference First Round
(1) LA Lakers vs (8) Portland Trail Blazers

Game 1: Tue, Aug 18 Trail Blazers at Los Angeles, 9 ET, TNT
Game 2: Thu, Aug 20 Trail Blazers at Los Angeles, 9 ET, ESPN
Game 3: Sat, Aug 22 Los Angeles at Trail BLAZERS, 8:30 ET, ABC
Game 4: Mon, Aug 24 Los Angeles at Trail Blazers, 9 ET, TNT
Game 5*: Wed, Aug 26 Trail Blazers at Los Angeles, TBD, TBD
Game 6*: Fri, Aug 28 Los Angeles at Trail Blazers, TBD, TBD
Game 7*: Sun, Aug 30 Trail Blazers 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.