Basketball: NBA G League Tips Off Feb. 10 at Disney
NEW YORK – The NBA G League launched its game and telecast schedules for 2021 play, which will tip off on Wednesday, Feb. 10. The full 135-game schedule will be played at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla
. Eighteen groups, consisting of 17 NBA G League teams and NBA G League Ignite, will each play 15 video games from Feb. 10 – March 6. The top eight groups will advance to a single-elimination playoff, which will begin on March 8 and conclude with the NBA G Final presented by YouTube TELEVISION on March 11.
The 2021 competition suggestions off when NBA G League Ignite, the just recently released team for NBA Draft-eligible gamers, makes its debut against NBA veteran Jeremy Lin and the Santa Cruz Warriors on Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN2. The first day of play continues with 10 other NBA G League teams dealing with off in 5 additional games.
NBA TV protection starts on opening day with the Salt Lake City Stars handling the Erie BayHawks on Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. ET in a video game that will be simulcast on Twitch.
Action on ESPN’s networks advances Thursday, Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. ET when Admiral Schofield, the No. 1 total pick in the 2021 NBA G League Draft, and the Greensboro Swarm take on 2017 NBA Draft first-round selection Justin Patton and the Westchester Knicks on ESPNU. Protection on NBA TV returns with the BayHawks taking on the Austin Spurs on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. ET.
ESPN’s NBA G League telecast schedule features 14 regular season video games across ESPN2 and ESPNU, with over 100 regular season games streaming on ESPN+. NBA TELEVISION’s NBA G League telecast schedule features 12 video games that will be simulcast on Twitch. Telecast info for the playoffs will be announced once it is available.