The 2020-21 NBA season is slowly rounding into shape. The draft and free agency have come and gone, and teams have now arrived for training camp. From here, it’s just a short dash to the season, which is set to tip-off on Dec. 22. But before we get there, we’ll still have a preseason period, albeit an abbreviated one.
Ahead of those games, here’s a look at the full schedule for the 2020-21 NBA preseason, and when you’ll be able to see your favorite team and players out on the court again. All times listed are Eastern.
Friday, Dec. 11Saturday, Dec. 12Sunday, Dec. 13Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks, 5 p.m.Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets, 6 p.m.New York Knicks vs. Detroit Pistons, 7 p.m.Houston Rockets vs. Chicago Bulls, 8 p.m.Los Angeles Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 8:30 p.m. — TV: ESPNSacramento Kings vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 9 p.m.Monday, Dec. 14Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, 6 p.m.Toronto Raptors vs. Charlotte Hornets, 7 p.m.New Orleans Pelicans vs. Miami Heat, 7 p.m.Dallas Mavericks vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 8 p.m.Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m.Phoenix Suns vs. Utah Jazz, 9 p.m.Tuesday, Dec. 15Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers, 7:30 p.m. — TV: TNTSan Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets, 8 p.m.Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings, 10 p.m. — TV: TNTWednesday, Dec. 16Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks, 7:30 p.m.Chicago Bulls vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, 8 p.m.Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets, 9 p.m.Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns, 9 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 17Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic, 7 p.m.Detroit Pistons vs. Washington Wizards, 7 p.m.San Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets, 8 p.m.Atlanta Hawks vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 8 p.m.Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Dallas Mavericks, 8:30 p.m.Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings, 9 p.m. — TV: ESPNUtah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Clippers, 10 p.m.Friday, Dec. 18Philadelphia 76ers vs. Indiana Pacers, 6 p.m. Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors, 7 p.m.Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New York Knicks, 7:30 p.m.Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics, 8 p.m. — TV: ESPN 2Milwaukee Bucks vs. New Orleans Pelicans, 8 p.m.Chicago Bulls vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, 8 p.m.Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets, 9 p.m.Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns, 9 p.m. — TV: ESPNSaturday, Dec. 19Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic, 7 p.m.Detroit Pistons vs. Washington Wizards, 7 p.m.Atlanta Hawks vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 8 p.m.