Last week, we received word that NBC Sports Philadelphia would be airing the three Sixers scrimmages in Orlando. Today, we received the full broadcast schedule for the eight seeding games as well, which can be found on the NBC Sports Philadelphia website:
Friday, July 24
76ers vs. Memphis Grizzles — SCRIMMAGE — 3:30 p.m., NBC Sports Philadelphia (NBCSP)
Sunday, July 26
76ers at Oklahoma City Thunder — SCRIMMAGE — 12:00 p.m., NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus (NBCSP+)
Tuesday, July 28
76ers vs. Dallas Mavericks — SCRIMMAGE — 8:30 p.m., NBCSP+
Saturday, August 1
76ers at Indiana Pacers — 7:00 p.m., NBCSP
Monday, August 3
76ers vs. San Antonio Spurs — 8:00 p.m., NBCSP
Wednesday, August 5
76ers at Washington Wizards — 4:00 p.m., NBCSP
Friday, August 7
76ers vs. Orlando Magic — 6:30 p.m., NBCSP+
Sunday, August 9
76ers at Portland Trail Blazers — 6:30 p.m., NBCSP
Tuesday, August 11
76ers vs. Phoenix Suns — 4:30 p.m., NBCSP
Wednesday, August 12
76ers at Portland Trail Blazers — 6:30 p.m., NBCSP+
Friday, August 14
76ers vs. Houston Rockets — Time TBD, NBCSP
Sixers rookie Matisse Thybulle appeared on Good Morning America
Matisse discussed life in the bubble and his vlog series in front of a national audience. Rock star.
League revamps courts for no-attendance viewing
It makes a ton of sense for games that don’t have fans to not just show empty seats in the background. This court set-up looks more like some sort of underground dojo, and should definitely lend an intimate vibe to game atmospheres.
The NBA’s bubble court is pretty sweet. pic.twitter.com/N5oJmxr9gQ— Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) July 21, 2020
Award voting taking place this week
The NBA's award voting will be conducted July 21-28 before season resumption and awards will be announced during the playoffs.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 21, 2020
NBA lottery date moved up a few days
Adjust your lottery party planning accordingly.
Sources: NBA teams have been informed of new calendar date:— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 21, 2020
2020 Draft lottery: Aug. 20 — up from previous Aug. 25.
2020 Draft remains Oct. 16.