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TNT’s NBA Playoffs Coverage to Include Second Round Doubleheaders – Monday, Sept. 7 & Tuesday, Sept. 8 – Tipping Off at 6:30 p.m. ET


Monday’s Lineup to Feature Celtics/Raptors Game 5 & Clippers/Nuggets Game 3; Heat/Bucks Game 5 & Lakers/Rockets Game 3 in Action on Tuesday

TNT will continue NBA Playoffs game coverage with Conference Semifinals doubleheaders on Monday, Sept. 7, and Tuesday, Sept. 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET both nights.

In Monday’s first game the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors and Kyle Lowry will face the Boston Celtics and Kemba Walker in Game 5 of their series at 6:30 p.m., followed by Game 3 between the LA Clippers with Kawhi Leonard and the Denver Nuggets with Nikola Jokic at 9 p.m.

The Milwaukee Bucks and Khris Middleton will continue their series with Game 5 against the Miami Heat and Jimmy Butler, Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Los Angeles Lakers and LeBron James vs. the Houston Rockets and James Harden in Game 3 at 9 p.m.

Throughout the NBA Playoffs, TNT’s studio coverage, featuring the Sports Emmy Award team of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal, will provide 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 be the exclusive home 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)

Mon., Sept. 7

6:30 p.m.

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



Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors, Game 5
Brian Anderson, Stan Van Gundy & Allie LaForce


9 p.m.

LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets, Game 3
Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller & Chris Haynes



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

Tue., Sept. 8

6:30 p.m.

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



Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks, Game 5
Harlan, Miller & Rebecca Haarlow



Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets, Game 3
Anderson, Van Gundy & Jared 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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