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Thunder to open playoffs on Saturday against Grizzlies

staff reports Published: April 16, 2014

The Oklahoma City Thunder will open the NBA playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Memphis' 106-105 win over the Dallas Mavericks ensure the Grizzlies the No. 7 seed, and the rugged Grizz will tip off against the Thunder 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Game 1 times Saturday: Brooklyn at Toronto, 11:30 a.m. (ESPN); Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 2:30 p.m. (ABC); Atlanta at Indiana, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Memphis at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Game 1 times Sunday: Dallas at San Antonio, noon (TNT); Charlotte at Miami, 2:30 p.m. (ABC); Washington at Chicago, 6 p.m. (TNT); Portland at Houston, 8:30 p.m. (TNT)

Thunder vs. Grizzlies first round schedule (best of 7)
*If necessary
Game 1 - Saturday: Grizzlies at Thunder, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 2 - Monday, April 21: Grizzlies at Thunder, 7 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3 - Thursday, April 24: Thunder at Grizzlies, 7 p.m. (TNT)
Game 4 - Saturday, April 26: Thunder at Grizzlies, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
*Game 5 - Tuesday, April 29: Grizzlies at Thunder, TBA
*Game 6 - Thursday. May 1: Thunder at Grizzlies, TBA
*Game 7 - Saturday, May 3: Grizzlies at Thunder, TBA (TNT)

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