How to watch the NBA 2020 Playoffs: Schedule, dates and channels

How to watch the NBA 2020 Playoffs: Schedule, dates and channels

One more year, basketball fans will be able to continue enjoying the best competition in the world even when the 2019-2020 NBA season ends next April, when the Playoffs begin.

Sixteen teams distributed between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference will play the title of the Playoff champion in four rounds of competition. The participating teams are still unknown, but the emotion is assured.

Last year, the Toronto Raptors won their first title in history, while the Golden State Warriors had to settle for second place. Los Angeles Lakers is the team that has participated the most in the NBA Playoffs.

Don't miss the most important postseason tournament in international basketball. We explain how to see it in Spain, Mexico and other Latin American countries on television or in streaming. May the best win!

When will the NBA 2020 Playoffs be played?

Like every year, the NBA Playoffs will be played once the 2019/2020 regular season of the NBA, the professional basketball league of the United States, is over. In fact, I will do it three days later, next April 18, and finish in the month of May or June.

Which teams will participate in the NBA 2020 Playoffs?

The teams participating in the NBA Playoffs will be a total of 16, 8 from the Eastern Conference and 8 from the Western Conference. The classified teams will be those that manage to have the best record during the regular season.

At the time of writing this article, it is still unknown which teams will qualify for the Playoffs

How to watch the NBA 2020 Playoffs live on TV

If you live in Spain or you are in the country during the Playoffs, the easiest way to see them live is through Movistar +. You must have hired the sports plan, which has an extra cost of 10 monthly.

In Latin America, however, the meetings will be broadcast on the channel ESPN International, which means that you should make sure that you have a subscription to this cable TV channel.

Alternatively, you can choose one of the free options that we offer in the next section and connect your laptop, smartphone or tablet to your television. Remember that you will need an Internet connection and a connector like Chromecast or a HDMI cable.

How to watch the NBA 2020 Playoffs live in streaming

Those who prefer to enjoy the Playoffs from a portable device, be it a portable computer, a mobile phone or a tablet, they have it as easy as taking advantage of one of the options in streaming that we propose below.

If you are subscribed to Movistar +, you can follow the Playoffs live simply through the Yomvi platform, which you can access from any browser. In case you are outside of Spain, use a VPN network to cross any geographical limit.

Similarly, ESPN subscribers will be able to watch the matches live using the ESPN Player app, available for both Android as for iOS. Again, we recommend using a VPN network such as NordVPN If you are out of your country.

Finally, there are channel aggregators that include channels broadcast by parties in the United States such as ESPN, TNT, ABC and NBA TV. You can easily find one on the Internet, but you want to protect your computer With an antivirus first.