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The full NBA schedule for the first round of the playoffs

by Anthony Slater Modified: April 19, 2013 at 1:35 pm •  Published: April 18, 2013
Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) heads for the basket between Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka (9) and Kevin Durant (35) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Houston. Harden scored 46 points in the Rockets' 122-119 win. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) ORG XMIT: HTR111
Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) heads for the basket between Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka (9) and Kevin Durant (35) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Houston. Harden scored 46 points in the Rockets' 122-119 win. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) ORG XMIT: HTR111

Matchups, tip times, dates and broadcast information. Here is the entire NBA schedule for the first round of the playoffs (Central Standard Time):

Western Conference

Oklahoma City (1) v Houston (8)

Game 1 — Sun., April 21, Houston at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m., TNT
Game 2 — Wed, April 24, Houston at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m., TNT
Game 3 — Sat., April 27, Oklahoma City at Houston, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 — Mon., April 29, Oklahoma City at Houston, TBD
Game 5* — Wed. May 1, Houston at Oklahoma City, TBD
Game 6* — Fri., May 3, Oklahoma City at Houston, TBD
Game 7* — Sun., May 5, Houston at Oklahoma City, TBD

San Antonio (2) v Los Angeles Lakers (7)

Game 1 — Sun., April 21, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 2:30 p.m., ABC
Game 2 — Wed., April 24, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 — Fri., April 26, San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 6:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 — Sun., April 28, San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 6 p.m., TNT
Game 5* — Tue., April 30, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBD
Game 6* — Thu., May 2, San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, TBD
Game 7* — Sat., May 4, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBD

Denver (3) v Golden State (6)

Game 1 — Sat., April 20, Golden State at Denver, 4:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 — Tue., April 23, Golden State at Denver, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 — Fri., April 26, Denver at Golden State, 9:30 p.m., ESPN2
Game 4 — Sun., April 28, Denver at Golden State, 8:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5* — Tue., April 30, Golden State at Denver, TBD
Game 6* — Thu., May 2, Denver at Golden State, TBD
Game 7* — Sat., May 4, Golden State at Denver, TBD

Los Angeles Clippers (4) v Memphis Grizzlies (5)

Game 1 — Sat., April 20, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 — Mon., April 22, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 — Thu., April 25, L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4 — Sat., April 27, L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 3:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5* — Tue., April 30, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD
Game 6* — Fri., May 3, L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD
Game 7* — Sun., May 5, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD

Eastern Conference

Miami Heat (1) v Milwaukee Bucks (8)

Game 1 — Sun., April 21, Milwaukee at Miami, 6 p.m., TNT
Game 2 — Tue., April 23, Milwaukee at Miami, 6:30 p.m., NBA TV
Game 3 — Thu., April 25, Miami at Milwaukee, 6 p.m., TNT
Game 4 — Sun., April 28, Miami at Milwaukee, 2:30 p.m., ABC
Game 5* — Tue., April 30, Milwaukee at Miami, TBD
Game 6* — Thu., May 2, Miami at Milwaukee, TBD
Game 7* — Sat., May 4, Milwaukee at Miami, TBD

New York Knicks (2) v Boston Celtics (7)

Game 1 — Sat., April 20, Boston at New York, 2 p.m., ABC
Game 2 — Tue., April 23, Boston at New York, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3 — Fri., April 26, New York at Boston, 7 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 — Sun., April 28, New York at Boston, noon, ABC
Game 5* — Wed., May 1, Boston at New York, TBD
Game 6* — Fri., May 3, New York at Boston, TBD
Game 7* — Sun., May 5, Boston at New York, TBD

Indiana Pacers (3) v Atlanta Hawks (6)

Game 1 — Sun., April 21, Atlanta at Indiana, noon, TNT
Game 2 — Wed., April 24, Atlanta at Indiana, 6:30 p.m., NBA TV
Game 3 — Sat., April 27, Indiana at Atlanta, 6 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 — Mon., April 29, Indiana at Atlanta, TBD
Game 5* — Wed., May 1, Atlanta at Indiana, TBD
Game 6* — Fri., May 3, Indiana at Atlanta, TBD
Game 7* — Sun., May 5, Atlanta at Indiana, TBD

Brooklyn Nets (4) v Chicago Bulls (5)

Game 1 — Sat., April 20, Chicago at Brooklyn, 7 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 — Mon., April 22, Chicago at Brooklyn, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3 — Thu., April 25, Brooklyn at Chicago, 7:30 p.m., NBA TV
Game 4 — Sat., April 27, Brooklyn at Chicago, 1 p.m., TNT
Game 5* — Mon., April 29, Chicago at Brooklyn, TBD
Game 6* — Thu., May 2, Brooklyn at Chicago, TBD
Game 7* — Sat., May 4, Chicago at Brooklyn, TBD

*Denotes ‘if necessary’ game

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by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as NewsOK.com's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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