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NBA games today: Watch times and TV info for the NBA Conference Finals, upcoming NBA Playoffs schedule 2024

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NBA games today: NBA Playoffs

Thursday, May 30

MatchupTime (ET)TV Info:
Mavericks @ Timberwolves8:30 PMTNT

There is one NBA game today. The NBA Playoff schedule continues on Thursday with the The Minnesota Timberwolves hosting the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Minnesota extended the series with a 105-100 win Tuesday night.

Related: Bold predictions for the NBA Conference Finals

NBA schedule – Team schedules 2024

NBA Playoff schedule 2024

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Saturday, June 1

MatchupTime (ET)TV Info:
Timberwolves @ Mavericks8:30 PMTNT

Monday, June 3

MatchupTime (ET)TV Info:
Mavericks @ Timberwolves8:30 PMTNT

Related: Minnesota Timberwolves game today, Timberwolves schedule and TV info

Thursday, June 6

MatchupTime (ET)TV Info:
Mavericks/Timberwolves @ Celtics8:30 PMABC

Sunday, June 9

MatchupTime (ET)TV Info:
Timberwolves/Mavericks @ Celtics8:00 PMABC

Wednesday, June 12

MatchupTime (ET)TV Info:
Celtics @ Timberwolves/Mavericks8:30 PMABC

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Friday, June 14

MatchupTime (ET)TV Info:
Celtics @ Timberwolves/Mavericks8:30 PMABC

Monday, June 17

MatchupTime (ET)TV Info:
Timberwolves/Mavericks @ Celtics8:30 PMABC

What channel are the NBA playoffs on?

The NBA Playoffs are on ABC, TNT, ESPN, and NBA TV.

When did the NBA regular season end?

The NBA schedule for the new season tipped off on October 24. The final matchups on the NBA Games Today schedule was on April 12 when the regular season officially came to a close. The playoffs will then commence a few days later after the play-in tournament is completed.

Related: NBA playoff predictions – Bracket picks & 2024 Finals champion

When is the NBA Play-In Tournament?

The NBA Play-In Tournament begins on April 16 and wraps up on April 19.

When do the NBA Playoffs start?

The traditional start to the round of 16 playoffs will be in April after the regular season concludes on the 12th.

Before the 2021-2022 season, the league introduced its first NBA Play-In Tournament. The tourney pits the seventh to tenth seeds in each conference in a mini-tournament to decide which teams will enter the playoffs as the seventh and eighth seeds.

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NBA Playoff Bracket schedule

  • NBA Play-In Tournament: April 16-19
  • NBA Playoffs: April 20
  • Conference Semifinals: May 6-7
  • NBA Conference Finals: May 21
  • NBA Finals: June 6-23

When do the NBA Finals start?

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Game 1 of the NBA Finals is on Thursday, June 6 on ABC.

NBA Finals schedule

  • Game 1: Thursday, June 6 on ABC
  • Game 2: Sunday, June 9 on ABC
  • Game 3: Wednesday, June 12 on ABC
  • Game 4: Friday, June 14 on ABC
  • Game 5*: Monday, June 17 (if necessary)
  • Game 6*: Thursday, June 20 (if necessary)
  • Game 7*: Sunday, June 23 (if necessary)

Where can I watch NBA tonight?

Every single NBA game during the regular season and playoffs is televised. Almost all of them can be found on the league’s NBA TV app. There are also many games during the season that can be found on ABC, ESPN, and TNT. Furthermore, all the various teams in the Association also have broadcast deals with local networks in their home cities.

How can I watch NBA TNT games?

TNT will broadcast 65 matchups on the NBA games today schedule this season. You can view them via your local cable provider or streaming services like YouTube TV, as well as on the TNT app.

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Who won the 2023 NBA Finals?

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In the 2023 NBA Finals, two-time league MVP Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets were able to bring Denver their first NBA championship when they were able to upend the Miami Heat in five games. Get a look at the final scores for each game in the 2023 NBA Finals below.

GameDateMatchupTime (EST)TV Info
1Thursday, June 1Nuggets 104, Heat 938:30 PMABC
2Sunday, June 4Heat 111, Nuggets 1088:00 PMABC
3Wednesday, June 7Nuggets 109, Heat 948:30 PMABC
4Friday, June 9Nuggets 108, Heat 958:30 PMABC
5Monday, June 12Nuggets 94, Heat 898:30 PMABC

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Are the NBA Finals 7 games?

Similar to playoff series in other sports leagues like MLB and the NHL, the NBA Finals is a best-of-seven series. The quarterfinals, semifinals, and conference finals of the NBA playoffs are also seven-game series.

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