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2019–20 NBA season

The 2020–20 NBA season will be the 74th period of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The customary season will start on October 22, 2020 and will end on April 15, 2020. The playoffs will start on April 18, 2020, and will end with the NBA Finals in June 2020. The 2020 NBA All-Star Game will be played on February 16, 2020, at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. On October 22, the Toronto Raptors, who are the guarding champions, will have the title ring function and play against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Scotiabank Arena, where Zion Williamson will make his introduction in the NBA pursued by the 2020 Finals MVP, Kawhi Leonard, and the Los Angeles Clippers facilitating the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center.

League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration October 22, 2019 – March 11, 2020
(82 season games cancelled)
July 30 – August 14, 2020
(completion of regular season with "seeding" games)
August 15, 2020
(Play-in tournament)
August 17 – September 30, 2020
September 30 – October 13, 2020
Number of games 1,059
63–67 games per team before regular season suspension
(total for 8 teams not in NBA Bubble)
8 games per team after regular season suspension
(71–75 total for 22 teams in NBA Bubble)
Number of teams 30
TV partner(s) ABC, TNT, ESPN, NBA TV
Top draft pick Zion Williamson
Picked by New Orleans Pelicans
Regular season
Top seed Milwaukee Bucks
Top scorer James Harden (Houston)

NBA 2019-20

East Conference

NBA Rankings


  1. Milwaukee Bucks. Record: 53-11.
  2. Los Angeles Lakers. Record: 49-13.
  3. LA Clippers. Record: 43-20.
  4. Toronto Raptors. Record: 45-18.
  5. Boston Celtics. Record: 42-21.
  6. Denver Nuggets. Record: 42-21.
  7. Utah Jazz. Record: 41-22.
  8. Miami Heat. Record: 41-23.

West Conference