BREAKING NEWS

NBA Playoffs 2016 Schedule

It’s that time of the year again — NBA playoffs time! The match-ups for the first-round games have been revealed. Check out the schedule now!

March Madness may be over, but basketball is just getting started. The complete schedule for the first-round games of the NBA playoffs have been released. Find out when the Golden State Warriors play and more!

EASTERN CONFERENCE – (FIRST ROUND)

(1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (8) Detroit Pistons

Game 1 — Sun. April 17, Detroit at Cleveland, 3 p.m., ABC

Game 2 — Wed. April 20, Detroit at Cleveland, 8 p.m., TNT

Game 3 — Fri. April 22, Cleveland at Detroit, 7 p.m., ESPN

Game 4 — Sun. April 24, Cleveland at Detroit, 8:30 p.m., TNT

Game 5 — Tue. April 26, Detroit at Cleveland, TBD, TBD

Game 6 — Thu. April 28, Cleveland at Detroit, TBD, TBD

Game 7 — Sat. April 30, Detroit at Cleveland, TBD, TNT

(2) Toronto Raptors vs. (7) Indiana Pacers

Game 1 — Sat. April 16, Indiana at Toronto, 12:30 p.m. , ESPN

Game 2 — Mon. April 18, Indiana at Toronto, 7 p.m., NBA TV

Game 3 — Thu. April 21, Toronto at Indiana, 7:30 p.m., NBA TV

Game 4 — Sat. April 23, Toronto at Indiana, 3 p.m., TNT

Game 5 — Tue. April 26 , Indiana at Toronto, TBD, TBD

Game 6 — Fri. April 29, Toronto at Indiana, TBD, TBD

Game 7 — Sun. May 1, Indiana at Toronto, TBD, TBD

(3) Miami Heat vs. (6) Charlotte Hornets

Game 1 — Sun. April 17, Charlotte at Miami, 5:30 p.m., TNT

Game 2 — Wed. April 20, Charlotte at Miami, 7 p.m., NBA TV

Game 3 — Sat. April 23, Miami at Charlotte, 5:30 p.m., TNT

Game 4 — Mon. April 25, Miami at Charlotte, TBD, TBD

Game 5 — Wed. April 27, Charlotte at Miami, TBD, TBD

Game 6 — Fri. April 29, Miami at Charlotte, TBD, TBD

Game 7 — Sun. May 1, Charlotte at Miami, TBD, TBD

(4) Atlanta Hawks vs. (5) Boston Celtics

Game 1 — Sat. April 16, Boston at Atlanta, 7 p.m., ESPN

Game 2 — Tue. April 19, Boston at Atlanta, 7 p.m., TNT

Game 3 — Fri. April 22, Atlanta at Boston, 8 p.m., ESPN2

Game 4 — Sun. April 24, Atlanta at Boston, 6 p.m., TNT

Game 5 — Tue. April 26, Boston at Atlanta, TBD, TBD

Game 6 — Thu. April 28, Atlanta at Boston, TBD, TBD

Game 7 — Sat. April 30, Boston at Atlanta, TBD, TNT

WESTERN CONFERENCE – (FIRST ROUND)

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (8) Houston Rockets

Game 1 — Sat. April 16, Houston at Golden State, 3:30 p.m., ABC/R

Game 2 — Mon. April 18, Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Game 3 — Thu. April 21, Golden State at Houston, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Game 4 — Sun. April 24, Golden State at Houston, 3:30 p.m., ABC/R

Game 5 — Wed. April 27, Houston at Golden State, TBD, TBD

Game 6 — Fri. April 29, Golden State at Houston, TBD, TBD

Game 7 — Sun. May 1, Houston at Golden State, TBD, TBD

(2) San Antonio Spurs vs. (7) Memphis Grizzlies

Game 1 — Sun. April 17, Memphis at San Antonio, 8 p.m., TNT

Game 2 — Tue. April 19, Memphis at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m., TNT

Game 3 — Fri. April 22, San Antonio at Memphis, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

Game 4 — Sun. April 24, San Antonio at Memphis, 1 p.m., ABC

Game 5 — Tue. April 26, Memphis at San Antonio, TBD, TBD

Game 6 — Thu. April 28, San Antonio at Memphis, TBD, TBD

Game 7  — Sat. April 30, Memphis at San Antonio, TBD, TNT

(3) Oklahoma City Thunder vs. (6) Dallas Mavericks

Game 1 — Sat. April 16, Dallas at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

Game 2 — Mon. April 18, Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m., TNT

Game 3 — Thu. April 21, Oklahoma City at Dallas, 7 p.m., TNT

Game 4 — Sat. April 23, Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8 p.m., ESPN/R

Game 5  — Mon. April 25, Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD, TBD

Game 6  — Thu. April 28, Oklahoma City at Dallas, TBD, TBD

Game 7 —  Sat. April 30, Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD, TNT

(4) L.A. Clippers vs. (5) Portland Trail Blazers

Game 1 — Sun. April 17, Portland at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Game 2 — Wed. April 20, Portland at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Game 3 — Sat. April 23, L.A. Clippers at Portland, 10:30 p.m., ESPN

Game 4 — Mon. April 25, L.A. Clippers at Portland, 10:30 p.m., TNT

Game 5  — Wed. April 27, Portland at L.A. Clippers, TBD, TBD

Game 6  — Fri. April 29, L.A. Clippers at Portland, TBD, TBD

Game 7  — Sun. May 1, Portland at L.A. Clippers, TBD, TBD

 

After Game 4, games will be played if necessary. The regular season is officially over! The NBA playoffs will start on April 16 with four games being played across the country.

The Golden State Warriors are entering the playoffs with an incredible 73-9 record. They’re 1st in the Western Conference. LeBron Jamesand the Cleveland Cavaliers managed to nab a 1st place standing in the Eastern Conference with a 57-25 record. Will the Warriors and the Cavaliers meet up again in the NBA Finals this year? Time will tell!

HollywoodLifers, did your favorite team make it to the NBA playoffs? Who do you want to win? Let us know!

Source Cowan: Hollywood Life

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