NBA Schedule 2020: News, Odds, Playoff Standings Ahead Of Basketball Season Restart. The league has invited all 22 teams to participate in eight selected games that will bring the long-delayed conclusion of the regular season, which begins July 30 and is scheduled to begin with the postseason on August 17.
2020 NBA Season Restart Schedule
- July 30-Aug. 14: 2019-20 season resumes with seeding games
- Aug. 15-16: Play-in tournaments take place
- Aug. 17: Playoffs begin
- Aug. 25: NBA Draft Lottery
- Aug. 31-Sept. 13: Conference semifinals
- Sept. 15-Sept. 28: Conference Finals
- Sept. 30: NBA Finals begin
- Oct. 13: Last possible date for Game 7 of NBA Finals
- Oct. 16: 2020 NBA draft
- Oct. 18: Free agency begins at 6 p.m. ET
- Dec. 1: Opening night for 2020-21 season
NBA Standings 2020
Seed, Team, W/L Record, Games Back. * = Clinched playoff berth
- Milwaukee Bucks, 53W/12L, 0 GB*
- Toronto Raptors, 46W/18L, 6.5 GB*
- Boston Celtics, 43W/21L, 9.5 GB*
- Miami Heat, 41W/24L, 12 GB*
- Indiana Pacers, 39W/26L, 14 GB*
- Philadelphia 76ers, 39W/26L, 14 GB*
- Brooklyn Nets, 30W/34L, 22.5 GB
- Orlando Magic, 30W/35L, 23 GB
- Washington Wizards, 24W/40L, 28.5 GB
- Los Angeles Lakers, 49W/14L, 0 GB*
- Los Angeles Clippers, 44W/20L, 5.5 GB*
- Denver Nuggets, 43W/22L, 7 GB*
- Utah Jazz, 41W/23L, 8.5 GB*
- Oklahoma City Thunder, 40W/24L, 9.5 GB*
- Houston Rockets, 40W/24L, 9.5 GB*
- Dallas Mavericks, 40W/27L, 11 GB
- Memphis Grizzlies, 32W/33L, 18 GB
- Portland Trail Blazers, 29W/37L, 21.5 GB
- New Orleans Pelicans, 28W/36L, 21.5 GB
- Sacramento Kings, 28W/36L, 21.5 GB
- San Antonio Spurs, 27W/36L, 22 GB
- Phoenix Suns, 26W/39L, 24 GB
2020 NBA News: Notable Players Opting Out Of Orlando Bubble
- Taurean Prince, Brooklyn Nets: Positive Coronavirus Test
- Spencer Dinwiddie, Brooklyn Nets: Positive Coronavirus Test
- DeAndre Jordan, Brooklyn Nets: Positive Coronavirus Test
- Wilson Chandler, Brooklyn Nets: Opt-Out
- Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards: Shoulder Injury
- Davis Bertans, Washington Wizards: Opt-Out
- Victor Oladipo, Indiana Pacers: Quadriceps Injury
- Trevor Arizona, Portland Trail Blazers: Opt-Out
- Avery Bradley, Los Angeles Lakers: Opt-Out
- Willie Cauley-Stein, Dallas Mavericks: Opt-Out
- Tabo Sefalosha, Houston Rockets: Opt-Out
- Zhaire Smith, Philadelphia 76ers: Knee Injury
NBA Finals 2020 Championship Odds
- Los Angeles Lakers +240
- Los Angeles Clippers +300
- Milwaukee Bucks +325
- Houston Rockets +1200
- Boston Celtics +1400
- Philadelphia 76ers +2000
- Toronto Raptors +2000
- Denver Nuggets +2500
- Dallas Mavericks +3300
- Miami Heat +3300
- Portland Blazers +5000
- Utah Jazz +6000
- Oklahoma City Thunder +6600
- New Orleans Pelicans +10000
- Indiana Pacers +15000
- Memphis Grizzlies +20000
- Brooklyn Nets +30000
- Orlando Magic +30000
- Sacramento Kings +50000
- San Antonio Spurs +50000
- Phoenix Suns +75000
- Washington Wizards +100000
Going For the Mirrorball Trophy: Here’s Who Is Still in the Competition on DWTS
Dancing With the Stars season 29 is in full swing! Following a round of incredible performances, the series sent home...
Kristin Cavallari on dating, ‘Laguna Beach’ reunion and that Stephen Colletti photo
Kristin Cavallari is in a serious relationship amid her divorce from Jay Cutler — with herself. The Laguna Beach alum,...
Jack In The Box To Give Away Free Face Masks That Smell Like Fried Chicken
TSR Foodies: If y’all are tired of smelling your breath all day wearing them face masks (shout out to y’all...
Jeff Bridges Announces He Is Battling Cancer
Jeff Bridges announced he is battling a potentially life-threatening illness Monday night, but he did so by invoking his famously...
‘DWTS’ Recap: Another Pair Gets Sent Home After Shocking Bottom 2
It was another emotional week on Dancing With the Stars. On Monday, October 19, the stars upped their games, bringing some...
Sofia Richie Is Dating Matthew Morton After Scott Disick Split
New couple alert! Sofia Richie has moved on with Matthew Morton two months after breaking up with Scott Disick, Us...
Jeff Bridges Says He’s Diagnosed With Lymphoma, Getting Treatment
Jeff Bridges is battling cancer … he just revealed he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma. The ‘Big Lebowski’ star just announced...
Patrick Mahomes happy with any Chiefs approach: ‘I just want to win’
Patrick Mahomes is unfazed by what approach the Chiefs take, saying he just wanted to win. Mahomes completed 21 of...
Struggles by Bills, Josh Allen against AFC elite a cause for concern
8:10 PM ET ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Through the first four weeks of the NFL season, the Buffalo Bills looked...
‘Angry shark’ Alonso won’t distract Renault from 2022
Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul says the returning Fernando Alonso is like “a big shark”, but that his arrival in 2021 will...
NFL picks, predictions for Week 7: Seahawks silence Cardinals; Titans edge Steelers; Bears stay hot
Week 7 of the NFL season comes with several intriguing matchups. The Steelers and Titans meet in a battle of...
Sad Cowboys couple go viral in Dallas’ loss to Cardinals
Cowboys fans had plenty to be sad about during their team’s 38-10 loss to the Cardinals on “Monday Night Football.” Simply...
Gase on DC Williams’ veiled dig: ‘I wasn’t happy’
New York Jets coach Adam Gase, trying to keep his winless team from fracturing, wasn’t pleased that defensive coordinator Gregg...
Thornton spoke to Montana on leaving Bay Area
While considering a move to the Toronto Maple Leafs as a free agent, center Joe Thornton of the San Jose...