NBA playoffs schedule and where to watch live streaming in India

The Western Conference's third-seed Denver Nuggets will take on sixth-seed Utah Jazz in the NBA playoffs opener. Watch the match live.

By Jay Lokegaonkar

The 2019-20 NBA playoffs will commence with Nikola Jovic and the Denver Nuggets going head-to-head against Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz in the first-round on Monday. Watch the match on live streaming in India.

With no home-court advantage in the Orlando bubble, every series is expected to be competitive, especially those between the third versus the sixth seeds and the fourth versus the fifth seeds.

The heavyweights will be in action on Tuesday, with Eastern Conference top-seed Milwaukee Bucks taking on the Orlando Magic.

Defending champions Toronto Raptors will also be in action in the NBA playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets, while title-favourites, the Los Angeles Clippers will slug it out against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks.

The NBA playoffs schedule kicks off with Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz on Monday night in India.

The most intriguing series of the first round will be between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers, which will also tip-off on Tuesday.

Western Conference's top-seed the Los Angeles Lakers will go head-to-head against the Portland Trail Blazers -- who beat the Memphis Grizzlies in the play-in -- on Wednesday in the NBA playoffs.

The remaining two NBA playoff series - the Indiana Pacers against the Miami Heat and the Houston Rockets versus the Oklahoma City Thunder - will also commence on Wednesday.

NBA playoffs schedule and live timings for India

*Only select matches will be broadcast in India

August 17

Game 1: Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz, 11:00 pm Indian Standard Time (IST)

August 18

Game 1: Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets, 1:30 am IST

Game 1: Boston Celtic vs Philadelphia 76ers, 4:00 am IST

Game 1: Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks, 6:30 am IST

Game 1: Milwaukee Bucks vs Orlando Magic, 11:00 pm IST

August 19

Game 1: Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat, 1:30 am IST

Game 1: Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder, 4:00 am IST

Game 1: Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers/Memphis Grizzlies, 6:30 am IST

Game 2: Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets, 11:00 pm IST

Where to watch the NBA playoffs live in India

Select matches of the NBA playoffs will be broadcast live in India on the Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD TV channels. Live streaming of the NBA playoffs in India will be available on the SonyLiv platform. The NBA can also be watched on their official website with the subscription-based NBA League Pass.