2019 NBA Playoffs First Round Matchups

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by Mark Knight
April 12th 2019, 7:08am

March Madness is done, and it's onto April. The NBA playoffs are set, and between now and the end of the month, the elite NBA teams will be whittled down from 16 to 8.

Here are the matchups for every team, with dates and television schedules. Note, games 5 thru 7 are only if necessary.

Eastern Conference

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

  • Game 1
    Sun, 4/14 Detroit at Milwaukee, 7 ET, TNT
  • Game 2
    Wed, 4/17 Detroit at Milwaukee, 8 ET, NBA TV
  • Game 3
    Sat, 4/20 Milwaukee at Detroit, 8 ET, ESPN
  • Game 4
    Mon, 4/22 Milwaukee at Detroit, 8 ET, TNT
  • *Game 5
    Wed, 4/24 Detroit at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 6
    Fri, 4/26 Milwaukee at Detroit, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 7
    Sun, 4/28 Detroit at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD

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

  • Game 1
    Sat, 4/13 Orlando at Toronto. 5 ET, ESPN
  • Game 2
    Tue, 4/16 Orlando at Toronto, 8 ET, TNT
  • Game 3
    Fri, 4/19 Toronto at Orlando, 7 ET, ESPN
  • Game 4
    Sun, 4/21 Toronto at Orlando, 7 ET, TNT
  • *Game 5
    Tue, 4/23 Orlando at Toronto, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 6
    Thu, 4/25 Toronto at Orlando, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 7
    Sat, 4/27 Orlando at Toronto, TBD, TNT

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

  • Game 1
    Sat, 4/13 Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 2:30 ET, ESPN
  • Game 2
    Mon, 4/15 Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 8 ET, TNT
  • Game 3
    Thu, 4/18 Philadelphia at Brooklyn, 8 ET, TNT
  • Game 4
    Sat, 4/20 Philadelphia at Brooklyn, 3 ET, TNT
  • *Game 5
    Tue, 4/23 Brooklyn at Philadelphia TBD, TBD
  • *Game 6
    Thu, 4/25 Philadelphia at Brooklyn TBD, TBD
  • *Game 7
    Sat, 4/27 Brooklyn at Philadelphia, TBD, TNT

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

  • Game 1
    Sun, 4/14 Indiana at Boston, 1 ET, TNT
  • Game 2
    Wed, 4/17 Indiana at Boston, 7 ET, TNT
  • Game 3
    Fri, 4/19 Boston at Indiana, 8:30 ET, ABC
  • Game 4
    Sun, 4/21 Boston at Indiana, 1 ET, ABC
  • *Game 5
    Wed, 4/24 Indiana at Boston, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 6
    Fri, 4/26 Boston at Indiana, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 7
    Sun, 4/28 Indiana at Boston, TBD, TBD

Western Conference

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

  • Game 1
    Sat, 4/13 LA at Golden State, 8 ET, ABC
  • Game 2
    Mon, 4/15 LA at Golden State, 10:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 3
    Thu, 4/18 Golden State at LA, 10:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 4
    Sun, 4/21 Golden State at LA, 3:30 ET, ABC
  • *Game 5
    Wed, 4/24 LA at Golden State, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 6
    Fri, 4/26 Golden State at LA, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 7
    Sun, 4/28 LA at Golden State, TBD, TBD

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

  • Game 1
    Sat, 4/13 San Antonio at Denver, 10:30 ET, ESPN
  • Game 2
    Tue, 4/16 San Antonio at Denver, 9 ET, NBA TV
  • Game 3
    Thu, 4/18 Denver at San Antonio, 9 ET, NBA TV
  • Game 4
    Sat, 4/20 Denver at San Antonio, 5:30 ET, TNT
  • *Game 5
    Tue, 4/23 San Antonio at Denver, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 6
    Thu, 4/25 Denver at San Antonio, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 7
    Sat, 4/27 San Antonio at Denver, TBD, TNT

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

  • Game 1
    Sun, 4/14 Oklahoma City at Portland, 3:30 ET, ABC
  • Game 2
    Tue, 4/16 Oklahoma City at Portland, 10:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 3
    Fri, 4/19 Portland at Oklahoma City, 9:30 ET, ESPN
  • Game 4
    Sun, 4/21 Portland at Oklahoma City, 9:30 ET, TNT
  • *Game 5
    Tue, 4/23 Oklahoma City at Portland, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 6
    Thu, 4/25 Portland at Oklahoma City, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 7
    Sat, 4/27 Oklahoma City at Portland, TBD, TNT

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

  • Game 1
    Sun, 4/14 Utah at Houston, 9:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 2
    Wed, 4/17 Utah at Houston, 9:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 3
    Sat, 4/20 Houston at Utah, 10:30 ET, ESPN
  • Game 4
    Mon, 4/22 Houston at Utah 10:30 ET, TNT
  • *Game 5
    Wed, 4/24 Utah at Houston, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 6
    Fri, 4/26 Houston at Utah, TBD, TBD
  • *Game 7
    Sun, 4/28 Utah at Houston, TBD, TBD