Media Release

NBA on TNT Playoffs Coverage to Feature Doubleheader – Heat vs. Bucks & Rockets vs. Thunder – Tomorrow, Monday, Aug. 31, Beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET


Network’s Playoff Coverage Continues with Nuggets vs. Jazz Game 6, Tonight at 8:30 p.m.

TNT will begin NBA Playoffs Second Round game coverage with Game 1 between the No. 1 seed in the East – the Milwaukee Bucks and Giannis Antetokounmpo – and the Miami Heat with Jimmy Butler, tomorrow, Monday, Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m. ET.

The Houston Rockets and James Harden will then take on the Oklahoma City Thunder and Chris Paul in Game 6 of their First Round series, tomorrow at 9 p.m.

Monday’s doubleheader follows tonight’s presentation of Game 6 of the Denver Nuggets/Utah Jazz series at 8:30 p.m.

TNT’s NBA Playoffs coverage will showcase the Sports Emmy Award-winning studio team of host Ernie Johnson alongside Hall of Famers Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal and two-time NBA Champion Kenny Smith providing analysis during the TNT NBA Tip-Off Presented by Autotrader pregame show and the American Express Halftime Report, with extensive Inside the NBA Presented by Kia postgame commentary.

TNT will also present exclusive coverage of the 2020 NBA Western Conference Finals presented by AT&T 5G.

2020 NBA on TNT Playoffs Schedule


Time (ET)

Game/Commentators (Play-by-Play, Analyst, Reporter)

Sun., Aug. 30

8:30 p.m.

TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Shaquille O’Neal



Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz, Game 6
Brian Anderson, Chris Webber & Jared Greenberg



Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal

Mon., Aug. 31

6:30 p.m.

TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal



Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks, Game 1
Spero Dedes, Stan Van Gundy & Allie LaForce


9 p.m.

Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, Game 6
Anderson, Webber & Greenberg



Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal


Live streaming coverage of all NBA on TNT playoff games will also be available via and the Watch TNT App, with opening round coverage sponsored by AT&T, Quicken Loans and Apple Music.  Fans can access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the username and password provided by their TV service provider.

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