2019–20 NBA season

League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration
  • October 22, 2019 – March 11, 2020 (82 season games cancelled)
  • July 30 – August 14, 2020 (completion of regular season with “seeding” games)
  • August 15–16, 2020 (Play-in tournaments, if necessary)
  • August 17 – September 30, 2020 (Playoffs)
  • September 30 – October 12, 2020 (Finals)
Number of games
  • 63–67 games played before season suspension; official for eight teams after suspension
  • 71–75 total for 22 teams after suspension
Number of teams 30
TV partner(s) ABC/ESPN, TNT, NBA TV

Team

Eastern Conference

AtlantikCentralSoutheast
Toronto RaptorsMilwaukee BucksOrlando Magic
Philadelphia 76ersIndiana PacersCharlotte Hornets
Boston CelticsDetroit PistonsMiami Heat
Brooklyn NetsChicago BullsWashington Wizards
New York KnicksCleveland CavaliersAtlanta Hawks

Western Conference

NorthwestPacificSouthwest
Denver NuggetsGolden State WarriorsHouston Rockets
Portland Trail BlazersLos Angeles ClippersSan Antonio Spurs
Utah JazzSacramento KingsMemphis Grizzlies
Oklahama City ThunderLos Angeles LakersNew Orleans Pelicans
Minnesota TimberwolwesPhoenix SunsDallas Mavericks

Coaching changes

Team 2018–19 season 2019–20 season
Off–season
Cleveland Cavaliers Larry Drew John Beilein
Los Angeles Lakers Luke Walton Frank Vogel
Memphis Grizzlies J. B. Bickerstaff Taylor Jenkins
Phoenix Suns Igor Kokoškov Monty Williams
Sacramento Kings Dave Joerger Luke Walton
In-season
Team Outgoing coach Incoming coach
Cleveland Cavaliers John Beilein J. B. Bickerstaff
New York Knicks David Fizdale Mike Miller
Brooklyn Nets Kenny Atkinson Jacque Vaughn

Regular season

Eastern Conference
#TeamWLPCTGBGP
1z – Milwaukee Bucks5617.76773
2y – Toronto Raptors 5319.7362.572
3x – Boston Celtics4824.6677.572
4x – Indiana Pacers 4528.61611.073
5y – Miami Heat4429.60312.073
6x – Philadelphia 76ers4330.58913.073
7x – Brooklyn Nets3537.48620.572
8x – Orlando Magic3340.45223.073
9Washington Wizards2547.34730.572
10Charlotte Hornets2342.35429.065
11Chicago Bulls2243.33830.065
12New York Knicks2145.31831.566
13Detroit Pistons2046.30332.566
14Atlanta Hawks2047.29933.067
15Cleveland Cavaliers1946.29233.065

Western Conference

#TeamWLPCTGBGP
1c – Los Angeles Lakers5219.73271
2x – Los Angeles Clippers 4923.6813.572
3y – Denver Nuggets 4627.6307.073
4y – Houston Rockets 4428.6118.572
5x – Oklahoma City Thunder4428.6118.572
6x – Utah Jazz4428.6118.572
7x – Dallas Mavericks4332.57311.075
8x – Portland Trail Blazers3539.47318.574
9Memphis Grizzlies3439.46619.073
10Phoenix Suns3439.46619.073
11San Antonio Spurs3239.45120.071
12Sacramento Kings3141.43121.572
13New Orleans Pelicans3042.41722.572
14Minnesota Timberwolves1945.29729.564
15Golden State Warriors1550.23134.065

Play-in game

Team 1Agg.Team 2DateScore
Portland Trail Blazers162-122Memphis Grizzlies15 August 2020162-122

2020 NBA playoffs

Eastern Conference

Quarters Finals

Team 1Agg.Team 2DateScore
Milwaukee Bucks4-1Orlando MagicAugust 18
August 20
August 22
August 24
August 29
110-122
111-96
121-107
121-106
118-104
Toronto Raptors4-0Brooklyn NetsAugust 17
August 19
August 21
August 23
134-110
104-99
117-92
150-122
Boston Celtics4-0Philadelphia 76ersAugust 17
August 19
August 21
August 23
109-101
128-101
102-94
110-106
Miami Heat4-0Indiana PacersAugust 18
August 20
August 22
August 24
113-101
109-100
124-115
99-87

Western Conference

Team 1Agg.Team 2DateScore
Los Angeles Lakers4-1Portland Trail BlazersAugust 18
August 20
August 22
August 24
August 29
93-100
111-88
116-108
135-115
131-122
Los Angeles Clippers4-2Dallas MavericksAugust 17
August 19
August 21
August 23
August 26
August 30
118-110
114-127
130-122
133-135
154-111
111-97
Denver Nuggets4-3Utah JazzAugust 17
August 19
August 21
August 23
August 26
August 30
September 03
135-125
105-124
87-124
127-129
117-107
119-107
80-78
Oklohoma City Thunders3-4Houston RocketsAugust 18
August 20
August 22
August 24
August 29
September 01
September 03
108-123
111-98
119-107
117-114
80-114
104-100
102-104

Semi Finals

Eastern Conference

Team 1Agg.Team 2DateScore
Toronto Raptors3-4Boston CelticAugust 30
September 01
September 03
September 05
September 07
September 09
September 22
94-112
99-102
104-103
100-93
89-111
125-122
87-92
Milwaukee Bucks1-4Miami HeatAugust 31
September 02
September 04
September 06
September 08
104-115
114-116
100-115
118-115
94-103

Western Conference

Team 1Agg.Team 2DateScore
Los Angeles Lakers4-1Houston RocketsSeptember 04
September 06
September 08
September 10
September 12
97-112
117-109
112-102
110-100
119-96
Los Angeles Clippers3-4Denver NuggetsSeptember 03
September 05
September 07
September 10
September 12
September 14
September 16
120-97
101-110
113-107
96-85
105-111
98-111
89-104

Finals

Eastern Conference

Team 1Agg.Team 2DateScore
Boston Celtics2-4Miami HeatSeptember 15
September 17
September 19
September 21
September 23
September 25
114-117
101-106
117-106
109-112
121-108
113-125

Western Conference

Team 1Agg.Team 2DateScore
Los Angeles Lakers4-1Denver NuggetsSeptember 19
September 21
September 23
September 25
September 27
126-114
105-103
106-114
114-108
117-107

2020 NBA Final

Team 1Agg.Team 2DateScore
Los Angeles Lakers4-2Miami HeatOctober 01
October 03
October 05
October 07
October 09
October 11
116-98
124-114
104-115
102-96
108-111
106-93

2019–20 NBA awards

AwardRecipient(s)Finalists
Most Valuable PlayerGiannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)
James Harden (Houston Rockets)
LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers)
Defensive Player of the YearGiannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers)
Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz)
Rookie of the YearJa Morant (Memphis Grizzlies)Kendrick Nunn (Miami Heat)
Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans)
Sixth Man of the YearMontrezl Harrell (Los Angeles Clippers)Dennis Schröder (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Lou Williams (Los Angeles Clippers)
Most Improved PlayerBrandon Ingram (New Orleans Pelicans)Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat)
Luka Dončić (Dallas Mavericks)
Coach of the YearNick Nurse (Toronto Raptors)Mike Budenholzer (Milwaukee Bucks)
Billy Donovan (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Executive of the YearLawrence Frank (Los Angeles Clippers)Sam Presti (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Pat Riley (Miami Heat)
NBA Sportsmanship AwardVince Carter (Atlanta Hawks)Steven Adams (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Harrison Barnes (Sacramento Kings)
Langston Galloway (Detroit Pistons)
Tyus Jones (Memphis Grizzlies)
Garrett Temple (Brooklyn Nets)
J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
Twyman–Stokes Teammate of the Year AwardJrue Holiday (New Orleans Pelicans)Tobias Harris (Philadelphia 76ers)
Kyle Korver (Milwaukee Bucks)
J. J. Barea (Dallas Mavericks)
Torrey Craig (Denver Nuggets)
Jared Dudley (Los Angeles Lakers)
Udonis Haslem (Miami Heat)
Gordon Hayward (Boston Celtics)
Serge Ibaka (Toronto Raptors)
Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers)
Patty Mills (San Antonio Spurs)
Myles Turner (Indiana Pacers)
Community Assist AwardHarrison Barnes (Sacramento Kings)
Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics)
George Hill (Milwaukee Bucks)
Chris Paul (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Dwight Powell (Dallas Mavericks)

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