On March 11, 2020, the season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time of the suspension, teams had played between 63 and 67 games. On July 30 , a reformatted regular season, with 8 more games scheduled for 22 qualified teams, resumed play, all of which took place within a quarantine bubble at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex inside Walt Disney World in Bay Lake, Florida.
First Round
Semi-Finals
Conf. Finals
Finals
MIL 4
ORL 1
IND 0
MIA 4
BOS 4
PHI 0
TOR 4
BKN 0
LAL 4
POR 1
HOU 4
OKC 3
DEN 4
UTA 3
LAC 4
DAL 2
MIL 1
MIA 4
TOR 3
BOS 4
LAL 4
HOU 1
LAC 3
DEN 4
BOS 2
MIA 4
LAL 4
DEN 1
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LAL 4
MIA 2
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LAL
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The 22 top teams in the league at the time of the suspension played eight additional regular season games to determine playoff seeding, with 16 of those teams playing in a conventional postseason tournament. If the ninth seed within a conference would have finished the regular season within four games of the eighth seed, they would have then competed in a play-in series. A play-in game took place in the Western Conference, as the ninth seeded Memphis finished within four games of the eighth seeded Portland. The eighth seed started with a 1–0 lead and needed just one win to advance, while the ninth seed needed to win twice to clinch the final playoff spot.

First Round

Best of 7-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
8/17vs Utah (6)W  135-125
OT
1-0
8/19vs Utah (6)L  105-124 1-1
8/21at Utah (6)L  87-124 1-2
8/23at Utah (6)L  127-129 1-3
8/25vs Utah (6)W  117-107 2-3
8/30at Utah (6)W  119-107 3-3
9/1vs Utah (6)W  80-78 4-3

Conference Semifinals

Best of 7-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
9/3at LA Clippers (2)L  97-120 0-1
9/5at LA Clippers (2)W  110-101 1-1
9/7vs LA Clippers (2)L  107-113 1-2
9/9vs LA Clippers (2)L  85-96 1-3
9/11at LA Clippers (2)W  111-105 2-3
9/13vs LA Clippers (2)W  111-98 3-3
9/15at LA Clippers (2)W  104-89 4-3

Conference Finals

Best of 7-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
9/18at LA Lakers (1)L  114-126 0-1
9/20at LA Lakers (1)L  103-105 0-2
9/22vs LA Lakers (1)W  114-106 1-2
9/24vs LA Lakers (1)L  108-114 1-3
9/26at LA Lakers (1)L  107-117 1-4
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