NBA First Round Playoff Schedule

Below you’ll find the full schedule for the first round of the NBA Playoffs.

National

                                                          Local    EDT     Broadcast

Eastern Conference             

Boston vs. Chicago

Game 1 – Sun  April 16  Chicago at Boston                 6:30PM   6:30PM     TNT

Game 2 – Tue  April 18  Chicago at Boston                 8:00PM   8:00PM     TNT/R

Game 3 – Fri  April 21  Boston at Chicago                 6:00PM   7:00PM     ESPN

Game 4 – Sun  April 23  Boston at Chicago                 5:30PM   6:30PM     TNT

Game 5 * Wed  April 26  Chicago at Boston                  TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 6 * Fri  April 28  Boston at Chicago                  TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 7 * Sun  April 30  Chicago at Boston                  TBD     TBD       TBD

 

Cleveland vs. Indiana

Game 1 – Sat  April 15  Indiana at Cleveland              3:00PM   3:00PM     ABC/R

Game 2 – Mon  April 17  Indiana at Cleveland              7:00PM   7:00PM     TNT/R

Game 3 – Thu  April 20  Cleveland at Indiana              7:00PM   7:00PM     TNT

Game 4 – Sun  April 23  Cleveland at Indiana              1:00PM   1:00PM     ABC/R

Game 5 * Tue  April 25  Indiana at Cleveland               TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 6 * Thu  April 27  Cleveland at Indiana               TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 7 * Sat  April 29  Indiana at Cleveland               TBD     TBD       TNT

 

Toronto vs. Milwaukee

Game 1 – Sat  April 15  Milwaukee at Toronto              5:30PM   5:30PM     ESPN

Game 2 – Tue  April 18  Milwaukee at Toronto              7:00PM   7:00PM     NBA TV

Game 3 – Thu  April 20  Toronto at Milwaukee              7:00PM   8:00PM     NBA TV

Game 4 – Sat  April 22  Toronto at Milwaukee              2:00PM   3:00PM     TNT

Game 5 * Mon  April 24  Milwaukee at Toronto              7:00PM   7:00PM     NBA TV

Game 6 * Thu  April 27  Toronto at Milwaukee               TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 7 * Sat  April 29  Milwaukee at Toronto               TBD     TBD       TNT

 

Washington vs. Atlanta

Game 1 – Sun  April 16  Atlanta at Washington             1:00PM   1:00PM     TNT

Game 2 – Wed  April 19  Atlanta at Washington             7:00PM   7:00PM     NBA TV

Game 3 – Sat  April 22  Washington at Atlanta             5:30PM   5:30PM     TNT

Game 4 – Mon  April 24  Washington at Atlanta             8:00PM   8:00PM     TNT

Game 5 * Wed  April 26  Atlanta at Washington              TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 6 * Fri  April 28  Washington at Atlanta              TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 7 * Sun  April 30  Atlanta at Washington              TBD     TBD       TBD

 

 

 

National

                                                          Local    EDT     Broadcast

Western Conference             

Golden State vs. Portland

Game 1 – Sun  April 16  Portland at Golden State          12:30PM  3:30PM     ABC/R

Game 2 – Wed  April 19  Portland at Golden State          7:30PM   10:30PM    TNT

Game 3 – Sat  April 22  Golden State at Portland          7:30PM   10:30PM    ESPN/R

Game 4 – Mon  April 24  Golden State at Portland          7:30PM   10:30PM    TNT/R

Game 5 * Wed  April 26  Portland at Golden State           TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 6 * Fri  April 28  Golden State at Portland           TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 7 * Sun  April 30  Portland at Golden State           TBD     TBD       TBD

 

San Antonio vs. Memphis

Game 1 – Sat  April 15  Memphis at San Antonio            7:00PM   8:00PM     ESPN

Game 2 – Mon  April 17  Memphis at San Antonio            8:30PM   9:30PM     TNT

Game 3 – Thu  April 20  San Antonio at Memphis            8:30PM   9:30PM     TNT

Game 4 – Sat  April 22  San Antonio at Memphis            7:00PM   8:00PM     ESPN

Game 5 * Tue  April 25  Memphis at San Antonio             TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 6 * Thu  April 27  San Antonio at Memphis             TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 7 * Sat  April 29  Memphis at San Antonio             TBD     TBD       TNT

 

Houston vs. Oklahoma City

Game 1 – Sun  April 16  Oklahoma City at Houston          8:00PM   9:00PM     TNT

Game 2 – Wed  April 19  Oklahoma City at Houston          7:00PM   8:00PM     TNT

Game 3 – Fri  April 21  Houston at Oklahoma City          8:30PM   9:30PM     ESPN/R

Game 4 – Sun  April 23  Houston at Oklahoma City          2:30PM   3:30PM     ABC/R

Game 5 * Tue  April 25  Oklahoma City at Houston           TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 6 * Thu  April 27  Houston at Oklahoma City           TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 7 * Sat  April 29  Oklahoma City at Houston           TBD     TBD       TNT

 

LA Clippers vs. Utah

Game 1 – Sat  April 15  Utah at LA Clippers               7:30PM   10:30PM    ESPN

Game 2 – Tue  April 18  Utah at LA Clippers               7:30PM   10:30PM    TNT

Game 3 – Fri  April 21  LA Clippers at Utah               8:00PM   10:00PM    ESPN2

Game 4 – Sun  April 23  LA Clippers at Utah               7:00PM   9:00PM     TNT

Game 5 * Tue  April 25  Utah at LA Clippers                TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 6 * Fri  April 28  LA Clippers at Utah                TBD     TBD       TBD

Game 7 * Sun  April 30  Utah at LA Clippers                TBD     TBD       TBD

 

 

If First Round series are completed in six (6) games or less, the Conference Semifinals may move up to begin on either Saturday, April 29 or Sunday, April 30.

*If necessary

All games, except those televised on ABC, are available to be televised locally.

 

Photos: Hakim Wright

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