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  • 2019 NBA Playoffs — First Round Schedule

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    Here is the complete First-Round schedule for the NBA Playoffs:

    Eastern Conference — First Round

    (1) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (8) Detroit Pistons

    Game 1: Sun, April 14 Detroit at Milwaukee, 7 ET, TNT

    Game 2: Wed, April 17 Detroit at Milwaukee, 8 ET, NBA TV

    Game 3: Sat, April 20 Milwaukee at Detroit, 8 ET, ESPN

    Game 4: Mon, April 22 Milwaukee at Detroit, 8 ET, TNT

    *Game 5: Wed, April 24 Detroit at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD

    *Game 6: Fri, April 26 Milwaukee at Detroit, TBD, TBD

    *Game 7: Sun, April 28 Detroit at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD

    (2) Toronto Raptors vs. (7) Orlando Magic

    Game 1: Sat, April 13 Orlando at Toronto. 5 ET, ESPN

    Game 2: Tue, April 16 Orlando at Toronto, 8 ET, TNT

    Game 3: Fri, April 19 Toronto at Orlando, 7 ET, ESPN

    Game 4: Sun, April 21 Toronto at Orlando, 7 ET, TNT

    *Game 5: Tue, April 23 Orlando at Toronto, TBD, TBD

    *Game 6: Thu, April 25 Toronto at Orlando, TBD, TBD

    *Game 7: Sat, April 27 Orlando at Toronto, TBD, TNT

    (3) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (6) Brooklyn Nets

    Game 1: Sat, April 13 Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 2:30 ET, ESPN

    Game 2: Mon, April 15 Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 8 ET, TNT

    Game 3: Thu, April 18 Philadelphia at Brooklyn, 8 ET, TNT

    Game 4: Sat, April 20 Philadelphia at Brooklyn, 3 ET, TNT

    *Game 5: Tue, April 23 Brooklyn at Philadelphia TBD, TBD

    *Game 6: Thu, April 25 Philadelphia at Brooklyn TBD, TBD

    *Game 7: Sat, April 27 Brooklyn at Philadelphia, TBD, TNT

    (4) Boston Celtics vs. (5) Indiana Pacers

    Game 1: Sun, April 14 Indiana at Boston, 1 ET, TNT

    Game 2: Wed, April 17 Indiana at Boston, 7 ET, TNT

    Game 3: Fri, April 19 Boston at Indiana, 8:30 ET, ABC

    Game 4: Sun, April 21 Boston at Indiana, 1 ET, ABC

    *Game 5: Wed, April 24 Indiana at Boston, TBD, TBD

    *Game 6: Fri, April 26 Boston at Indiana, TBD, TBD

    *Game 7: Sun, April 28 Indiana at Boston, TBD, TBD

    Western Conference — First Round

    (1) Golden State Warriors vs. (8) LA Clippers

    Game 1: Sat, April 13 LA at Golden State, 8 ET, ABC

    Game 2: Mon, April 15 LA at Golden State, 10:30 ET, TNT

    Game 3: Thu, April 18 Golden State at LA, 10:30 ET, TNT

    Game 4: Sun, April 21 Golden State at LA, 3:30 ET, ABC

    *Game 5: Wed, April 24 LA at Golden State, TBD, TBD

    *Game 6: Fri, April 26 Golden State at LA, TBD, TBD

    *Game 7: Sun, April 28 LA at Golden State, TBD, TBD

    (2) Denver Nuggets vs. (7) San Antonio Spurs

    Game 1: Sat, April 13 San Antonio at Denver, 10:30 ET, ESPN

    Game 2: Tue, April 16 San Antonio at Denver, 9 ET, NBA TV

    Game 3: Thu, April 18 Denver at San Antonio, 9 ET, NBA TV

    Game 4: Sat, April 20 Denver at San Antonio, 5:30 ET, TNT

    *Game 5: Tue, April 23 San Antonio at Denver, TBD, TBD

    *Game 6: Thu, April 25 Denver at San Antonio, TBD, TBD

    *Game 7: Sat, April 27 San Antonio at Denver, TBD, TNT

    (3) Portland Trail Blazers vs. (6) Oklahoma City Thunder

    Game 1: Sun, April 14 Oklahoma City at Portland, 3:30 ET, ABC

    Game 2: Tue, April 16 Oklahoma City at Portland, 10:30 ET, TNT

    Game 3: Fri, April 19 Portland at Oklahoma City, 9:30 ET, ESPN

    Game 4: Sun, April 21 Portland at Oklahoma City, 9:30 ET, TNT

    *Game 5: Tue, April 23 Oklahoma City at Portland, TBD, TBD

    *Game 6: Thu, April 25 Portland at Oklahoma City, TBD, TBD

    *Game 7: Sat, April 27 Oklahoma City at Portland, TBD, TNT

    (4) Houston Rockets vs. (5) Utah Jazz

    Game 1: Sun, April 14 Utah at Houston, 9:30 ET, TNT

    Game 2: Wed, April 17 Utah at Houston, 9:30 ET, TNT

    Game 3: Sat, April 20 Houston at Utah, 10:30 ET, ESPN

    Game 4: Mon, April 22 Houston at Utah 10:30 ET, TNT

    *Game 5: Wed, April 24 Utah at Houston, TBD, TBD

    *Game 6: Fri, April 26 Houston at Utah, TBD, TBD

    *Game 7: Sun, April 28 Utah at Houston, TBD, TBD

     

    Additional scheduling information, including tip times for each game, will be furnished as soon as possible consistent with the need to fulfill league obligations.

    If First Round series are completed in six (6) games or fewer, the Conference Semifinals may move up to begin on either Saturday, April 28 or Sunday, April 29.

    All games in the First Round, except those televised on ABC are available to be televised locally. However, the game on ABC on April 19 may be televised locally.

    * – If Necessary

    TBD – To Be Determined

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.