The NBA on ABC: This is ABC’s NBA TV schedule for 2019-20 season


No doubt this is an exciting season for the NBA, and the fans that want to keep up with the games as much as they can; so here’s the NBA on ABC schedule. This year has already gotten off to an amazing start with the new look Lakers and Clippers, the surprising Suns. Not to mention the new talents like Zion WilliamsonRJ Barrett, Ja Morant as well as Eric Paschall and Kendrick Nunn are making things even more exciting.

NBA on ABC TV Schedule

For as long as I can recall — going back to the 1980s and 1990s — Christmas Day was the start of the national TV schedule for the big networks. Christmas Day would mark the first of weekend afternoon games being shown on one of the major networks.

For the 2019-20 NBA regular season, that means nearly 20 games an be seen on ABC on nearly every Saturday and/or Sunday for the rest of the season. Here’s ABC’s NBA national TV schedule for 2019-20.

2019-20 NBA ABC Television Schedule
Wednesday December 25 2:30pm Milwaukee Bucks at Philadelphia 76ers ABC
Wednesday December 25 5pm Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors ABC
Saturday January 18 3:30pm L.A. Clippers at New Orleans Pelicans ABC
Saturday January 18 8:30pm L.A. Lakers at Houston Rockets ABC
Saturday January 25 8:30pm L.A. Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers ABC
Saturday February 1 8:30pm Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics ABC
Sunday February 2 2pm New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets ABC
Saturday February 8 8:30pm L.A. Lakers at Golden State Warriors ABC
Saturday February 22 8:30pm Philadelphia 76ers at Milwaukee Bucks ABC
Sunday February 23 3:30pm Boston Celtics at L.A. Lakers ABC
Saturday February 29 8:30pm Houston Rockets at Boston Celtics ABC
Sunday March 1 3:30pm Philadelphia 76ers at L.A. Clippers ABC
Saturday March 7 8:30pm Philadelphia 76ers at Golden State Warriors ABC
Sunday March 8 3:30pm L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers ABC
Saturday March 14 8:30pm Golden State Warriors at Milwaukee Bucks ABC
Sunday March 15 3:30pm Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers ABC
Sunday April 5 3:30pm Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics ABC
Saturday April 11 8:30pm Golden State Warriors at L.A. Clippers ABC

The NBA Playoffs on ABC

The above is solely for the regular season, but know that ABC will definitely be broadcasting many of the 2020 NBA Playoff games. Starting with the first round in mid-April, ESPN, TNT, and ABC will show many of those first games. Those four TV networks also have the right to broadcast the NBA semifinals which are set for the end of April, as well as the conference finals which are typically held in mid-May 2020.

Last but not least, the 2020 NBA Finals schedule usually starts at the end of May/early June of which ABC will broadcast each championship game. Watch this space for NBA Playoff TV schedules as the season wears on.

Find the full schedule of all the games here.

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