NBA Scrimmage TV Schedule: NBA TV has announced live coverage of 16 scrimmage matches through the website or the league’s official app.
The NBA is set to return live on the 30th of July from the Orlando Bubble. But basketball action gets underway before that. NBA has put in scrimmages between teams to get going for the restart.
The scrimmage schedule is from 22-28th July. Each team will have 3 practice matches before play restarts. The teams will scrimmage against a team in the opposite conference or an unlikely first-round playoff opponent.
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NBA Scrimmage tv schedule: Will the Scrimmage be televised?
NBA TV confirmed today that it will be televising 16 inter-squad scrimmages from the Orlando Bubble.
The schedule starts with a doubleheader on Wednesday, July 22, featuring the Orlando Magic against the LA Clippers at 3 p.m. ET, followed by the New Orleans Pelicans and Brooklyn Nets at 7 p.m.
The network will feature scrimmages of big teams LA Lakers, Toronto Raptors, LA Clippers, Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, and Boston Celtics, etc.
The Scrimmage games will be used by players to get some much needed match practice ahead of the seeding games at the NBA Bubble.
All the players have had a long time away from the game and while they are getting into the groove with full team sessions in the Orlando Bubble, they would want to face up against NBA teams in a real match like scenario before the seeding games tip off.
The 16 matches that will be televised on NBA TV during the 7 days are-
Wednesday, July 22
Orlando Magic vs. LA Clippers (3 p.m.)
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Brooklyn Nets (7 p.m.)
Thursday, July 23
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Indiana Pacers (3:30 p.m.)
Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers (7 p.m.)
Friday, July 24
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Boston Celtics (5 p.m.)
Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors (7:30 p.m.)
Saturday, July 25
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Orlando Magic (Noon)
Miami Heat vs. Utah Jazz (4 p.m.)
Sunday, July 26
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (Noon)
Indiana Pacers vs. Dallas Mavericks (4 p.m.)
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Toronto Raptors (6 p.m.)
Houston Rockets vs. Memphis Grizzlies (8 p.m.)
Monday, July 27
Washington Wizards vs. Los Angeles Lakers (3 p.m.)
Utah Jazz vs. Brooklyn Nets (5:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, July 28
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Miami Heat (2 p.m.)
San Antonio Spurs vs. Indiana Pacers (4 p.m.)
All of the matches will be played in eastern times (ET).