NBA Opening night and Christmas National TV schedule announced for 2020-2021 season

The holidays are here and so is the NBA! Christmas week will feature some of the biggest NBA stars during the holidays as the NBA starts its 2020-2021 season on December 22, 2020.

The NBA released the first week of National TV games on December 2, 2020. The remaining teams’ schedules for the first half of the season have yet to be released.

Tuesday, Dec. 22: Opening Night
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets (7 p.m. ET, TNT)
LA Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers (10 p.m. ET, TNT)

Wednesday, Dec. 23
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics (7:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns ( 10:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)

Friday, Dec. 25: Christmas Day 
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Miami Heat (12:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
Golden State Warriors vs. Milwaukee Bucks (2:30 p.m. ET, ABC)
Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics (5:00 p.m. ET, ABC)
Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers (8:00 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN)
LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets (10:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)



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