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After one of the most unorthodox regular seasons in NBA history followed by a first-of-its-kind play-in tournament to determine who reached the postseason, the playoffs are officially in full swing. The first round concluded on Sunday when the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Dallas Mavericks to advance to the second round, and it took one of the most improbable comebacks in recent NBA history to get there. Speaking of improbable, the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers were knocked out of the first round by the Phoenix Suns while the runner-up Miami Heat were swept by the Milwaukee Bucks. 

Now we move into Round 2, where the Brooklyn Nets face the Milwaukee Bucks and the Atlanta Hawks take on the East’s top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers. The Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets will start things off on Monday, and on Tuesday, the Clippers will travel to Salt Lake City to battle the top-seeded Utah Jazz. Looming over all of this is a string of injuries that gives practically every team left in the field a legitimate chance to win the championship. James Harden is dealing with a hamstring issue, Joel Embiid is playing through a torn meniscus, Chris Paul is still nursing a shoulder stinger and Jamal Murray will miss the entire postseason with a torn ACL. 

To help you stay up to date, here’s a full breakdown of the NBA playoff schedule. It will be updated regularly as we get further along the road to the Finals. 

Every game on NBATV, ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC can be streamed via fuboTV (try for free).

Second Round

(1) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (5) Atlanta Hawks

Series tied 1-1

Sun., June 5

Game 1

Hawks 128, 76ers 124

1 p.m. 

ABC

Wells Fargo Center

Tue., June 7

Game 2

76ers 118, Hawks 102  

7:30 p.m.  

TNT  

Wells Fargo Center

Fri., June 11  

Game 3

76ers at Hawks

7:30 p.m.  

ESPN  

State Farm Arena

Mon. June 14  

Game 4

76ers at Hawks  

TBD  

TNT  

State Farm Arena

Wed., June 16  

Game 5*

Hawks at 76ers  

TBD  

TNT  

Wells Fargo Center

Fri., June 18  

Game 6*

76ers at Hawks  

TBD  

ESPN  

State Farm Arena

Sun., June 20  

Game 7*

Hawks at 76ers  

TBD  

TBD  

Wells Fargo Center 

*If necessary

(2) Brooklyn Nets vs. (3) Milwaukee Bucks

Brooklyn leads series 2-0

Sat., June 5

Game 1

Nets 115, Bucks 107  

7:30 p.m.

TNT

Barclays Center

Mon., June 7

Game 2  

Nets 125, Bucks 86  

7:30 p.m. 

TNT

Barclays Center

Thu., June 10

Game 3  

Nets at Bucks

TBD  

ESPN  

Fiserv Forum

Sun., June 13  

Game 4  

Nets at Bucks  

3 p.m.  

ABC  

Fiserv Forum

Tue., June 15  

Game 5* 

Bucks at Nets  

TBD  

TNT  

Barclays Center

Thu., June 17  

Game 6*

Nets at Bucks  

TBD  

ESPN  

Fiserv Forum

Fri., June 19  

Game 7* 

Bucks at Nets  

TBD  

TNT  

Barclays Center

*If necessary

(1) Utah Jazz vs. (4) Los Angeles Clippers

Utah leads series 1-0

Tue., June 8  

Game 1  

Jazz 112, Clippers 109  

10 p.m.

TNT  

Vivint Arena

Thu., June 10 

Game 2  

Clippers at Jazz  

10 p.m.

ESPN  

Vivint Arena

Sat., June 12  

Game 3  

Jazz at Clippers  

8:30 p.m.

ABC  

Staples Center  

Mon., June 14  

Game 4  

Jazz at Clippers  

TBD  

TNT  

Staples Center  

Wed., June 16  

Game 5*  

Clippers at Jazz 

TBD  

TNT  

Vivint Arena  

Fri., June 18  

Game 6*  

Jazz at Clippers  

TBD  

ESPN  

Staples Center  

Sun., June 20  

Game 7* 

Clippers at Jazz  

TBD  

TBD  

Vivint Arena  

*If necessary

(2) Phoenix Suns vs. (3) Denver Nuggets

Phoenix leads series 1-0 

Mon., June 7

Game 1

Suns 122, Nuggets 105

10 p.m.

TNT

Phoenix Suns Arena

Wed., June 9

Game 2  

Nuggets at Suns  

9:30 p.m.  

TNT  

Phoenix Suns Arena

Fri., June 11  

Game 3  

Suns at Nuggets

10 p.m.  

ESPN  

Ball Arena

Sun., June 13  

Game 4  

Suns at Nuggets  

8 p.m.  

TNT  

Ball Arena  

Tue., June 15  

Game 5*  

Nuggets at Suns  

TBD  

TNT  

Phoenix Suns Arena

Thu., June 17 

Game 6*  

Suns at Nuggets  

TBD  

ESPN  

Ball Arena  

Sun., June 20  

Game 7*  

Nuggets at Suns  

TBD  

TBD  

Phoenix Suns Arena

*If necessary


First Round

1. Philadelphia 76ers vs. 8. Washington Wizards

(76ers win series 4-1)

Sun., May 23

Game 1

76ers 125, Wizards 118

1 p.m.

TNT

Wells Fargo Center

Wed., May 26

Game 2

76ers 120, Wizards 95

7 p.m.

NBA TV

Wells Fargo Center

Sat., May 29

Game 3

76ers 132, Wizards 103

7 p.m.

ESPN

Capital One Arena

Mon., May 31

Game 4

Wizards 122, 76ers 114

7 p.m.

TNT

Capital One Arena

Wed., June 2

Game 5

76ers 129, Wizards 112

7 p.m.

NBATV

Wells Fargo Center

2. Brooklyn Nets vs. 7. Boston Celtics

(Nets win series 4-1)

Sat., May 22

Game 1

Nets 104, Celtics 93

8 p.m.

ABC

Barclays Center

Tue., May 25

Game 2

Nets 130, Celtics 108

7:30 p.m.

TNT

Barclays Center

Fri., May 28

Game 3

Celtics 125, Nets 119

8:30 p.m.

ABC

TD Garden

Sun., May 30

Game 4

Nets 141, Celtics 126

7 p.m.

TNT

TD Garden

Tue., June 1

Game 5

Nets 123, Celtics 109

7:30 p.m.

TNT

Barclays Center

3. Milwaukee Bucks vs. 6. Miami Heat

(Bucks win series 4-0)

4. New York Knicks vs. 5. Atlanta Hawks

(Hawks win series 4-1)

Sun., May 23

Game 1

Hawks 107, Knicks 105

7 p.m.

TNT

Madison Square Garden

Wed., May 26

Game 2

Knicks 101, Hawks 92

7:30 p.m.

TNT

Madison Square Garden

Fri., May 28

Game 3

Hawks 105, Knicks 94

7 p.m.

ESPN

State Farm Arena

Sun., May 30

Game 4

Hawks 113, Knicks 96

1 p.m. 

ABC

State Farm Arena

Wed., June 2

Game 5

Hawks 103, Knicks 89

7:30 p.m.

TNT

Madison Square Garden

1. Utah Jazz vs. 8. Memphis Grizzlies

(Jazz win series 4-1)

Sun., May 23

Game 1

Grizzlies 112, Jazz 109

9:30 p.m.

TNT

Vivint Arena

Wed., May 26

Game 2

Jazz 141, Grizzlies 129

10 p.m.

TNT

Vivint Arena

Sat., May 29

Game 3

Jazz 121, Grizzlies 111

1 p.m.

ESPN

FedEx Forum

Mon., May 31

Game 4

Jazz 120, Grizzlies 113

9:30 p.m.

TNT

FedEx Forum

Wed., June 2

Game 5

Jazz 126, Grizzlies 110

9:30 p.m.

NBATV

Vivint Arena

2. Phoenix Suns vs. 7. Los Angeles Lakers

(Suns win series 4-2)

Sun., May 23

Game 1

Suns 99, Lakers 90

3:30 p.m.

ABC

Phoenix Suns Arena

Tue., May 25

Game 2

Lakers 109, Suns 102

10 p.m.

TNT

Phoenix Suns Arena 

Thu., May 27

Game 3

Lakers 109, Suns 95

10 p.m.

TNT

Staples Center

Sun., May 30

Game 4

Suns 100, Lakers 92

3:30 p.m. 

ABC

Staples Center

Tue., June 1

Game 5

Suns 115, Lakers 85

10 p.m.

TNT

Phoenix Suns Arena 

Thu., June 3

Game 6

Suns 113, Lakers 100

10:30 p.m.

TNT

Staples Center

3. Denver Nuggets vs. 6. Portland Trail Blazers

(Nuggets win series 4-2)

Sat., May 22

Game 1

Blazers 123, Nuggets 109

 10:30 p.m.

ESPN

Ball Arena

Mon., May 24

Game 2

Nuggets 128, Blazers 109

10 p.m.

TNT

Ball Arena

Thu., May 27

Game 3

Nuggets 120, Blazers 115

10:30 p.m.

NBA TV

Moda Center

Sat., May 29

Game 4

Blazers 115, Nuggets 95

4 p.m. 

TNT

Moda Center

Tue., June 1

Game 5

Nuggets 147, Blazers 140 (2OT)

9 p.m.

NBATV

Ball Arena

Thu., June 3

Game 6

Nuggets 126, Blazers 115

8 p.m.

TNT

Moda Center

4. Los Angeles Clippers vs. 5. Dallas Mavericks

(Clippers win series 4-3)

Sat., May 22

Game 1

Mavericks 113, Clippers 103

4:30 p.m.

ESPN

Staples Center

Tue., May 25

Game 2

Mavericks 127, Clippers 121

10:30 p.m.

NBA TV

Staples Center

Fri., May 28

Game 3

Clippers 118, Mavericks 108

9:30 p.m. 

ESPN

American Airlines Center

Sun., May 30

Game 4

Clippers 106, Mavericks 81

9:30 p.m.

TNT

American Airlines Center

Wed., June 2

Game 5

Mavericks 105, Clippers 100

10 p.m.

TNT

Staples Center

Fri., June 4

Game 6

Clippers 104, Mavericks 97

9 p.m.

ESPN

American Airlines Center

Sun., June 6

Game 7

Clippers 126, Mavericks 111

3:30 p.m

ABC

Staples Center


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