NBA Playoff Schedule: First-Round Series Begin Saturday, Sunday

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After a wild finish to the NBA regular season, the playoff matchups finally are set.

See below for the schedules for all eight first-round series. (All times ET)

Eastern Conference

No. 1 Atlanta Hawks vs. No. 8 Brooklyn Nets

Game 1 at Atlanta: Sunday, April 19, 5:30 p.m., TNT
Game 2 at Atlanta: Wednesday, April 22, 7 p.m., NBA TV
Game 3 at Brooklyn: Saturday, April 25, 3 p.m., TNT
Game 4 at Brooklyn: Monday, April 27, TBD
Game 5 at Atlanta (if necessary): Wednesday, April 29, TBD
Game 6 at Brooklyn (if necessary): Friday, May 1, TBD
Game 7 at Atlanta (if necessary): Sunday, May 3, TBD

No. 2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. No. 7 Boston Celtics

Game 1 at Cleveland: Sunday, April 19, 3 p.m., ABC
Game 2 at Cleveland: Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3 at Boston: Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 4 at Boston: Sunday, April 26, 1 p.m., ABC
Game 5 at Cleveland (if necessary): Tuesday, April 28, TBD
Game 6 at Boston (if necessary): Thursday, April 30, TBD
Game 7 at Cleveland (if necessary): Saturday, May 2, TBD

No. 3 Chicago Bulls vs. No. 6 Milwaukee Bucks

Game 1 at Chicago: Saturday, April 18, 7 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 at Chicago: Monday, April 20, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3 at Milwaukee: Thursday, April 23, 8 p.m., NBA TV
Game 4 at Milwaukee: Saturday, April 25, 5:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5 at Chicago (if necessary): Monday, April 27, TBD
Game 6 at Milwaukee (if necessary): Thursday, April 30, TBD
Game 7 at Chicago (if necessary): Saturday, May 2, TBD

No. 4 Toronto Raptors vs. No. 5 Washington Wizards

Game 1 at Toronto: Saturday, April 18, 12:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 at Toronto: Tuesday, April 21, 8 p.m., NBA TV
Game 3 at Washington: Friday, April 24, 8 p.m., ESPN2
Game 4 at Washington: Sunday, April 26, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 5 at Toronto (if necessary): Wednesday, April 29, TBD
Game 6 at Washington (if necessary): Friday, May 1, TBD
Game 7 at Toronto (if necessary): Sunday, May 3, TBD

Western Conference

No. 1 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 8 New Orleans Pelicans

Game 1 at Golden State: Saturday, April 18, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Game 2 at Golden State: Monday, April 20, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 at New Orleans: Thursday, April 23, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4 at New Orleans: Saturday, April 25, 8 p.m., ESPN
Game 5 at Golden State (if necessary): Tuesday, April 28, TBD
Game 6 at New Orleans (if necessary): Friday, May 1, TBD
Game 7 at Golden State (if necessary): Sunday, May 3, TBD

No. 2 Houston Rockets vs. No. 7 Dallas Mavericks

Game 1 at Houston: Saturday, April 18, 9:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 at Houston: Tuesday, April 20, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 at Dallas: Friday, April 24, 7 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 at Dallas: Sunday, April 26, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5 at Houston (if necessary): Tuesday, April 28, TBD
Game 6 at Dallas (if necessary): Thursday, April 30, TBD
Game 7 at Houston (if necessary): Saturday, May 2, TBD

No. 3 Los Angeles Clippers vs. No. 6 San Antonio Spurs

Game 1 at Los Angeles: Sunday, April 19, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 2 at Los Angeles: Wednesday, April 22, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 at San Antonio: Friday, April 24, 9:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 at San Antonio: Sunday, April 26, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Game 5 at Los Angeles (if necessary): Tuesday, April 28, TBD
Game 6 at San Antonio (if necessary): Thursday, April 30, TBD
Game 7 at Los Angeles (if necessary): Saturday, May 2, TBD

No. 4 Portland Trail Blazers vs. No. 5 Memphis Grizzlies

Game 1 at Memphis: Sunday, April 19, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 2 at Memphis: Wednesday, April 22, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3 at Portland: Saturday, April 25, 10:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 at Portland: Monday, April 27, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5 at Memphis (if necessary): Wednesday, April 29, TBD
Game 6 at Portland (if necessary): Friday, May 1, TBD
Game 7 at Memphis (if necessary): Sunday, May 3, TBD

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