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NBA Playoff Schedule Released For First-Round Series Between Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets

Aug 13, 2020, 5:29 PM | Updated: Aug 14, 2020, 1:07 am

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The schedule for the first-round NBA Playoffs matchup between the Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets has been released.

The Jazz earned the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference postseason picture and will face the No. 3 seed Nuggets in the opening round.

Utah and Denver will tip-off their opening game of the first-round on Monday, August 17 at 11:30 a.m. (MDT). The game will be televised on ESPN.

The first round of the NBA Playoffs is played in a best of seven games series. In other words, the first team to win four games will advance to the Western Conference semifinals.

Jazz vs. Nuggets First-Round Schedule

Game 1

Date: Monday, August 17
Time: 11:30 a.m. (MDT)
TV: ESPN

Game 2

Date: Wednesday, August 19
Time: 2:00 p.m. (MDT)
TV: TNT

Game 3

Date: Friday, August 21
Time: 2:00 p.m. (MDT)
TV: TNT

Game 4

Date: Sunday, August 23
Time: 7:00 p.m. (MDT)
TV: TNT

*Game 5

Date: Tuesday, August 25
Time: TBA
TV: TBA

*Game 6

Date: Thursday, August 27
Time: TBA
TV: TBA

*Game 7

Date: Saturday, August 29
Time: TBA
TV: TBA
*if necessary

Denver swept the season series 3-0 against Utah.

The most recent meeting between the Northwest Divison teams was on August 8. The Jazz fell to the Nuggets 134-132 in double overtime. Donovan Mitchell led Utah with 35 points.

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