MANILA, Philippines – A total of 22 invited teams battle for playoff spots in the NBA season restart in July at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
After a near four-month shutdown due to the pandemic, the league returns with a "bubble" quarantine environment at Disney's sports complex starting July 30 (July 31, Philippine time).
The 88 seeding games, which were selected from the remaining 259 regular-season matchups, will count toward the final 2019-2020 regular-season standings and statistics. (READ: Lakers-Clippers highlights NBA return from hiatus)
If a play-in is required to determine the 8th playoff seed in either conference, it will be set on August 15-16.
The first round of the playoffs will begin on August 17.
Here’s the schedule of games: