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2016 NBA playoffs schedule, TV times

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The NBA regular season is complete and the final night was one of the most memorable in league history. Kobe Bryant played his final game and ended up scoring 60 points on  50 shots to win his final NBA game.

Then there was the Golden State Warriors who set a record that was thought to not ever to break — the 72-10 record set by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. The Warriors topped the Memphis Grizzlies to go 73-9 and now have the most wins ever.

Now the playoffs are here and the teams get a few days off and the race for the NBA title gets underway on Saturday with four games and then again on Sunday for another four games.

Get ready for the next few months of non-stop NBA action.

EASTERN CONFERENCE – FIRST ROUND

(1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (8) Detroit Pistons
Game 1 — Sun. April 17, Detroit at Cleveland, 3 p.m., ABC
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

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(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

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(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
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(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
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
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
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(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

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(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
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

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(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