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Scrimmages

As hard as it is to believe, actual NBA basketball will be returning to our screens in just 7 days with the first scrimmages tipping off on July 22.

The NBA and most local TV networks are yet to confirm which scrimmages will make it to air, but Spectrum Sportsnet and Fox Sports Florida have committed to broadcasting all Lakers and Magic warm-up games respectively.

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That suggests those matchups, at the very least, will be available on League Pass too.

In terms of the regular season and the postseason, the NBA is anticipating that all games will be shown on TV and League Pass.

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Here are the broadcast details that have been confirmed so far:

BROADCAST INFO: SCRIMMAGES

LA LAKERS

Date & time (ET)GameTV
July 23, 7:00pmLakers-MavericksSpectrum Sportsnet
July 25, 12:00pmLakers-MagicSpectrum Sportsnet
July 27, 3:00pmLakers-WizardsSpectrum Sportsnet

ORLANDO MAGIC

Date & time (ET)GameTV
July 22, 3:00pmMagic-ClippersFox Sports Florida
July 25, 12:00pmMagic-LakersFox Sports Florida
July 27, 7:00pmMagic-NuggetsFox Sports Florida

Broadcast information for other teams’ scrimmages are TBA.

INTERNATIONAL GAME TIMES: SCRIMMAGES

Below are some quick time zone conversions for the Lakers’ first scrimmage.

From there you can fairly easily work out what time all the other scrimmages are on in your country.

This time zoner converter is also a handy tool.

LAKERS VS MAVERICKS

(All times are for July 24, except Rio which is July 23)

  • Auckland – 11:00am
  • Beijing – 7:00am
  • Berlin – 1:00am
  • Cairo – 1:00am
  • London – 12:00am
  • Madrid – 1:00am
  • Manila – 7:00am
  • New Dehli – 4:30am
  • Paris – 1:00am
  • Rio de Janeiro – 8:00pm (July 23)
  • Sydney – 9:00am
  • Tokyo – 8:00am

INTERNATIONAL GAME TIMES: (RE)OPENING NIGHT

PELICANS VS JAZZ

(All times are for July 31, except London and Rio) 

  • Auckland – 10:30am
  • Beijing – 6:30am
  • Berlin – 12:30am
  • Cairo – 12:30am
  • London – 11:30pm (July 30)
  • Madrid – 12:30am
  • Manila – 6:30am
  • New Dehli – 4:00am
  • Paris – 12:30am
  • Rio de Janeiro – 7:30pm (July 30)
  • Sydney – 8:30am
  • Tokyo – 7:30am

LAKERS VS CLIPPERS

  • Auckland – 1:00pm
  • Beijing – 9:00am
  • Berlin – 3:00am
  • Cairo – 3:00am
  • London – 2:00am
  • Madrid – 2:00am
  • Manila – 9:00am
  • New Dehli – 6:30am
  • Paris – 3:00am
  • Rio de Janeiro – 10:00pm (July 30)
  • Sydney – 11:00am
  • Tokyo – 10:00am

NATIONAL TV SCHEDULE (USA): FIRST WEEK OF SEASON REBOOT

Thursday, July 30

Time (ET)GameTV
6:30pJazz-PelicansTNT
9:00pClippers-LakersTNT

Friday, July 31

Time (ET)GameTV
4:00pGrizzlies-BlazersNBA TV
6:30pCeltics-BucksESPN
9:00pRockets-MavericksESPN

Saturday, August 1

Time (ET)GameTV
1:00pHeat-NuggetsESPN
3:30pJazz-ThunderESPN
6:00pPelicans-ClippersESPN
8:30pLakers-RaptorsESPN

Sunday, August 2

Time (ET)GameTV
3:30pBlazers-CelticsABC
6:00pKings-MagicNBA TV
8:30pBucks-RocketsABC

Monday, August 3

Time (ET)GameTV
1:30pRaptors-HeatNBA TV
4:00pNuggets-ThunderNBA TV
6:30pGrizzlies-PelicansESPN
9:00pLakers-JazzESPN

Tuesday, August 4

Time (ET)GameTV
1:30pNets-BucksNBA TV
4:00pSuns-ClippersNBA TV
6:30pCeltics-HeatTNT
9:00pRockets-BlazersTNT

Wednesday, August 5

Time (ET)GameTV
4:00p76ers-WizardsNBA TV
6:30pThunder-LakersESPN
9:00pNets-CelticsESPN

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