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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, right, goes to the basket in front of teammate Steven Adams, left, and Phoenix Suns forward Dario Saric and guard Ricky Rubio during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder announced the schedule for its eight seeding games to restart the 2019-20 season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida today.


The Thunder will open play on Saturday, Aug. 1 versus the Utah Jazz. The team will then face the Denver Nuggets on Aug. 3 before its contest versus the Los Angeles Lakers on Aug. 5. Oklahoma City will face the Memphis Grizzlies on Aug. 7 then complete a back-to-back on Aug. 9 and 10, facing the Washington Wizards and Phoenix Suns, respectively. Oklahoma City’s final two seeding games will be Aug. 12 versus the Miami Heat and Aug. 14 versus the LA Clippers.


All eight of the Thunder’s seeding games in Orlando will be broadcast live on Fox Sports Oklahoma. Additionally, all games can be heard via the Thunder Radio Network, led by flagship station WWLS-The Sports Animal (98.1 FM) in Oklahoma City.


ESPN will televise two of Oklahoma City’s games (Aug. 1 vs. the Utah Jazz and Aug. 5 at the Los Angeles Lakers) while NBA TV will broadcast two of the team’s games (Aug. 3 vs. the Denver Nuggets and Aug. 7 at the Memphis Grizzlies).


Given the updated game schedule and format for the 2019-20 season, the Thunder has solidified a playoff berth for the 10th time in the last 11 seasons, joining the San Antonio Spurs as the only other team to accomplish the feat in this timeframe. This also marks the team’s 11th straight season with a record above .500, good for the longest active streak in the NBA.


Oklahoma City’s full seeding games schedule can be found below.


Aug. 1: Jazz, 2:30 p.m. 

Aug. 3: Nuggets, 3 p.m.

Aug. 5: Lakers, 5:30 p.m.

Aug. 7: Grizzlies, 3 p.m.

Aug. 9: Wizards, 11:30 a.m.

Aug. 10: Suns, 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 12: Heat, 7 p.m.

Aug. 14: Clippers, TBD

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