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Highlighting every nationally televised NBA game when the season returns

The NBA released its schedule for the return in Orlando. Let’s take a look at all the nationally televised action.

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo drives to the basket against Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward during the third quarter at Fiserv Forum.  Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

If all goes well, we’ll have basketball back at the end of July! The bubble in Orlando will house the 22 NBA teams set to return for the regular season. Each team will play eight games to decide seeding before the NBA Playoffs begin. The schedule was released on Friday, so let’s go over all the nationally televised games we have to look for to once the season gets going.

Boston Celtics

Brooklyn Nets

  • vs. Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, August 4 (1:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Boston Celtics on Wednesday, August 5 (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. LA Clippers on Sunday, August 9 (9:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)

Dallas Mavericks

  • vs. Houston Rockets on Friday, July 31 (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. LA Clippers on Thursday, August 6 (6:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, August 8 (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Utah Jazz on Monday, August 10 (3:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)

Denver Nuggets

  • vs. Miami Heat on Saturday, August 1 (1:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, August 3 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Utah Jazz on Saturday, August 8 (3:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, August 10 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. LA Clippers on Wednesday, August 12 (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)

Houston Rockets

  • vs. Dallas Mavericks on Friday, July 31 (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, August 2 (8:30 p.m. ET, ABC)
  • vs. Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, August 4 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, August 6 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, August 11 (2:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, August 12 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, August 14 (TBD, TBD)

Indiana Pacers

  • vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, August 8 (6:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Houston Rockets on Wednesday, August 12 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Miami Heat on Friday, August 14 (TBD, TBD)

Los Angeles Clippers

  • vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, July 30 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, August 1 (6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, August 4 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, August 6 (6:30 ET, TNT)
  • vs. Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday, August 8 (1:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, August 9 (9:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, August 12 (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, August 14 (TBD, TBD)

Los Angeles Lakers

  • vs. LA Clippers on Thursday, July 30 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Toronto Raptors on Saturday, August 1 (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Utah Jazz on Monday, August 3 (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, August 5 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Houston Rockets on Thursday, August 6 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Indiana Pacers on Saturday, August 8 (6:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Denver Nuggets on Monday, August 10 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Sacramento Kings on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)

Memphis Grizzlies

  • vs. Portland Trail Blazers on Friday, July 31 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, August 3 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, August 7 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Boston Celtics on Tuesday, August 11 (6:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)

Miami Heat

  • vs. Denver Nuggets on Saturday, August 1 (1:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Toronto Raptors on Monday, August 3 (1:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Boston Celtics on Tuesday, August 4 (6:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, August 6 (4:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Indiana Pacers on Friday, August 14 (TBD, TBD)

Milwaukee Bucks

  • vs. Boston Celtics on Friday, July 31 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Houston Rockets on Sunday, August 2 (8:30 p.m. ET, ABC)
  • vs. Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, August 4 (1:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Miami Heat on Thursday, August 6 (4:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, August 8 (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Toronto Raptors on Monday, August 10 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)

New Orleans Pelicans

  • vs. Utah Jazz on Thursday, July 30 (6:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. LA Clippers on Saturday, August 1 (6:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, August 3 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Sacramento Kings on Thursday, August 6 (1:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, August 9 (3:00 p.m. ET, ABC)
  • vs. Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, August 11 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)

Oklahoma City Thunder

  • vs. Utah Jazz on Saturday, August 1 (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Denver Nuggets on Monday, August 3 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, August 5 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, August 7 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. LA Clippers on Friday, August 14 (TBD, TBD)

Orlando Magic

  • vs. Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, August 7 (6:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)

Philadelphia 76ers

  • vs. Washington Wizards on Wednesday, August 5 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Orlando Magic on Friday, August 7 (6:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, August 9 (6:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, August 11 (4:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, August 12 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Houston Rockets on Friday, August 14 (TBD, TBD)

Phoenix Suns

  • vs. LA Clippers on Tuesday, August 4 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, August 11 (4:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)

Portland Trail Blazers

  • vs. Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, July 31 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Boston Celtics on Sunday, August 2 (3:30 p.m. ET, ABC)
  • vs. Houston Rockets on Tuesday, August 4 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. LA Clippers on Saturday, August 8 (1:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, August 9 (6:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)

Sacramento Kings

  • vs. New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday, August 6 (1:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, August 11 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)

San Antonio Spurs

  • vs. New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday, August 9 (3:00 p.m. ET, ABC)
  • vs. Houston Rockets on Tuesday, August 11 (2:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Utah Jazz on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)

Toronto Raptors

  • vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, August 1 (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Miami Heat on Monday, August 3 (1:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Boston Celtics on Friday, August 7 (9:00 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, August 10 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, August 12 (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Denver Nuggets on Friday, August 14 (TBD, TBD)

Utah Jazz

  • vs. New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday, July 30 (6:30 ET, TNT)
  • vs. Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, August 1 (3:30 ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, August 3 (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • vs. Denver Nuggets on Saturday, August 8 (3:30 p.m. ET, TNT)
  • vs. Dallas Mavericks on Monday, August 10 (3:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. San Antonio Spurs on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)

Washington Wizards

  • vs. Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, August 5 (4:00 p.m. ET, NBA TV)
  • vs. Boston Celtics on Thursday, August 13 (TBD, TBD)