Here’s how to watch the Portland Trail Blazers vs the Memphis Grizzlies Play-In game online via NBA live stream at ABC or on TV @ 2:30 pm ET.
The 8th seed is up for grabs as the Portland Trail Blazers battle the Memphis Grizzlies for a 2020 playoff birth. You can watch the NBA live stream online at ABC.com or with Fubo TV (7-Day Free Trial available).
Since the Trail Blazers are currently in the driver’s seat at 8th seed with a 35-39 record (.473), they only need to win tomorrow’s game to secure the 8th seed in this ‘Play-In’ series. Their opponent, the Memphis Grizzlies, have dropped to 9th seed with a 34-39 record (.466) since the bubble began & will need to win two games vs the Trail Blazers to claim the 8th seed spot.
In contrast, the Trail Blazers have won 6 of 8 bubble games while the Grizzlies have lost 6 of 8. The Phoenix Suns were eliminated out of contention despite going 8 for 8 and finishing with a 34-39 record (.466). According to NBC Sports, Trail Blazers forward CJ McCollum suffered a significant back injury (a fracture) during the very first NBA bubble reset game against the Grizzles. McCollum has continued to play through the injury.
Damian Lillard has shouldered the majority of the Trail Blazers’ scoring load, matching his career high, 61 against the Mavericks in a must-win game. A rejuvenated Carmelo Anthony, the X-Factor in a potential playoff series against the Lakers. Primed for a playoff run, a chance to finally see the 1st and 3rd draft pick of the 2003 NBA Draft face off.
The Grizzlies led by rookie of the year candidate Ja Morant will be going up against a significantly veteran, playoff tested team in the Trail Blazers in a must-win game. If the Grizzlies manage to pull an upset, they’ll have to do it all over again against the Trail Blazers to take the eighth seed. Quite a demand.
NBA Live Stream Details, Start Time:
Tipoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m ET on Saturday, August 15 at The Field House in Orlando, Florida on ABC. The streamlined NBA Live Stream details to watch the ‘Play-In’ game online or on television are available below.
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