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2016 NBA Playoff Schedule

Here is the complete schedule for all first-round playoff series.

EASTERN CONFERENCE – FIRST ROUND

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

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

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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

* = if necessary
All times are Eastern
TBD – To Be Determined
R – ESPN Radio

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