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NBA Playoffs First-Round Schedule Announced

After months of grueling basketball between 30 teams, the regular season is now over and the playoffs are set to begin. Below are the matchups, games, times and TV stations where we will all have the luxury to watch history be made. All times are Eastern Standard Time:

Via NBA.com

EASTERN CONFERENCE:

(1) Indiana Pacers vs. (8) Atlanta Hawks

Game 1 - Sat. April 19, Atlanta at Indiana, 7 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 - Tue. April 22, Atlanta at Indiana, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Thu. April 24, Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m., NBA TV
Game 4 - Sat. April 26, Indiana at Atlanta, 2 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Mon. April 28, Atlanta at Indiana, 8 p.m., NBA TV
Game 6 * Thu. May 1, Indiana at Atlanta, TBD, TBD
Game 7 * Sat. May 3, Atlanta at Indiana, TBD, TNT

(2) Miami Heat vs. (7) Charlotte Bobcats

Game 1 - Sun. April 20, Charlotte at Miami, 3:30 p.m., ABC/R
Game 2 - Wed. April 23, Charlotte at Miami, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Sat. April 26, Miami at Charlotte, 7 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 - Mon. April 28, Miami at Charlotte, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Wed. April 30, Charlotte at Miami, TBD, TBD
Game 6 * Fri. May 2, Miami at Charlotte, TBD, TBD
Game 7 * Sun. May 4, Charlotte at Miami, TBD, TBD

(3) Toronto Raptors vs. (6) Brooklyn Nets

Game 1 - Sat. April 19, Brooklyn at Toronto, 12:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 - Tue. April 22, Brooklyn at Toronto, 8 p.m., NBA TV
Game 3 - Fri. April 25, Toronto at Brooklyn, 7 p.m., ESPN2
Game 4 - Sun. April 27, Toronto at Brooklyn, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Wed. April 30, Brooklyn at Toronto, TBD, TBD
Game 6 * Fri. May 2, Toronto at Brooklyn, TBD, TBD
Game 7 * Sun. May 4, Brooklyn at Toronto, TBD, TBD

(4) Chicago Bulls vs. (5) Washington Wizards

Game 1 - Sun. April 20, Washington at Chicago, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 2 - Tue. April 22, Washington at Chicago, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Fri. April 25, Chicago at Washington, 8 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 - Sun. April 27, Chicago at Washington, 1 p.m., ABC
Game 5 * Tue. April 29, Washington at Chicago, TBD, TBD
Game 6 * Thu. May 1, Chicago at Washington, TBD, TBD
Game 7 * Sat. May 3, Washington at Chicago, TBD, TNT

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WESTERN CONFERENCE:

(1) San Antonio Spurs vs. (8) Dallas Mavericks

Game 1 - Sun. April 20, Dallas at San Antonio, 1 p.m., TNT
Game 2 - Wed. April 23, Dallas at San Antonio, 8 p.m., NBA TV
Game 3 - Sat. April 26, San Antonio at Dallas, 4:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4 - Mon. April 28, San Antonio at Dallas, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Wed. April 30, Dallas at San Antonio, TBD, TBD
Game 6 * Fri. May 2, San Antonio at Dallas, TBD, TBD
Game 7 * Sun. May 4, Dallas at San Antonio, TBD, TBD

(2) Oklahoma City Thunder vs. (7) Memphis Grizzlies

Game 1 - Sat. April 19, Memphis at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 - Mon. April 21, Memphis at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Thu. April 24, Oklahoma City at Memphis, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 4 - Sat. April 26, Oklahoma City at Memphis, 9:30 p.m., ESPN/R
Game 5 * Tue. April 29, Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBD, TBD
Game 6 * Thu. May 1, Oklahoma City at Memphis, TBD, TBD
Game 7 * Sat. May 3, Memphis at Oklahoma City, TBD, TNT

(3) L.A. Clippers vs. (6) Golden State Warriors

Game 1 - Sat. April 19, Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m., ABC/R
Game 2 - Mon. April 21, Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Thu. April 24, L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4 - Sun. April 27, L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 3:30 p.m., ABC/R
Game 5 * Tue. April 29, Golden State at L.A. Clippers, TBD, TBD
Game 6 * Thu. May 1, L.A. Clippers at Golden State, TBD, TBD
Game 7 * Sat. May 3, Golden State at L.A. Clippers, TBD, TNT

(4) Houston Rockets vs. (5) Portland Trail Blazers

Game 1 - Sun. April 20, Portland at Houston, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 2 - Wed. April 23, Portland at Houston, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Fri. April 25, Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 - Sun. April 27, Houston at Portland, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Wed. April 30, Portland at Houston, TBD, TBD
Game 6 * Fri. May 2, Houston at Portland, TBD, TBD
Game 7 * Sun. May 4, Portland at Houston, TBD, TBD

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