Playoffs 2020

NBA releases schedule for the weekend's return to play

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The 2020 NBA Playoffs will continue this weekend.

On Saturday, Aug. 29, the Orlando Magic and Milwaukee Bucks (Game 5) will play at 3:30 p.m. ET, followed by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets (Game 5) at 6:30 p.m. and the Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Lakers (Game 5) at 9:00 p.m.

On Sunday, Aug. 30, the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors (Game 1) will open their second-round series at 1:00 p.m while the LA Clippers will look to end their first-round series with the Dallas Mavericks (Game 6) at 3:30 p.m. and the Utah Jazz will look to end theirs with the Denver Nuggets (Game 6) at 8:30 p.m.

Here's the full schedule:

Additionally, there could be as many as three games on Monday, Aug. 31, depending on what happens over the weekend.

Note: All dates and game times are U.S. Eastern Time.

In a joint statement on Friday, the NBA and NBPA announced that all parties had agreed to resume the NBA Playoffs on Saturday with the understanding that the league together with the players will work to enact several commitments, including establishing a social justice coalition and converting arenas into voting locations for the 2020 general election "in every city where the league franchise owns and controls" the facility.

"We look forward to the resumption of the playoffs and continuing to work together - in Orlando and in all NBA team markets - to push for meaningful and sustainable change," NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wrote.

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