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NBA Playoff Schedule 2017- Matchups, Dates for the Postseason for Eastern & Western Conference

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NBA playoff matches are lined up for the coming days and two very important matches are set to be played Wednesday. NBA season is in its final stages and the excitement couldn’t have been higher. Excitement among basketball fans couldn’t have been higher. Right now we know about six out of the next eight matches with the final two falling into place on Wednesday.

When it comes to the NBA playoffs, they are all set to begin April 15 at 3 p.m. with four games kicking off the postseason. When it comes to the other four games, they will be played on Sunday, April 16.

It should be kept in mind that with the Cavaliers losing to the Raptors, the Celtics have secured the No. 1 seed in the East. Now they are all set to confront the Bulls. On the other hand LeBron James and the Cavaliers will get the No. 2 seed. Cleveland faces Indiana in the first round. The Cavs lose out on home court advantage if they face the Celtics in the playoffs. The Warriors would have home court in the Finals against anyone in the East if they are able to advance that far.

A report in the SBNation says, “The final thing decided in the Western Conference on Wednesday was home court advantage in the No. 4 vs. No. 5 matchup, secured by the Los Angeles Clippers with a win. The Clippers will open their first-round series against the Utah Jazz at in Los Angeles on Saturday…Among the intriguing series in the Western Conference is the No. 3 Houston Rockets facing the No. 6 Oklahoma City Thunder, with leading NBA MVP candidates James Harden and Russell Westbrook battling each other”.

Eastern Conference
No. 1 Boston Celtics vs. No. 8 Chicago Bulls

Game 1: Sunday at Boston, 6:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 2: Tuesday at Boston, 8 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Apr. 21 at Chicago, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: Apr. 23 at Chicago, 6:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 5*: Apr. 26 at Boston
Game 6*: Apr. 28 at Chicago
Game 7*: Apr. 30 at Boston
No. 2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. No. 7 Indiana Pacers

Game 1: Saturday at Cleveland, 3 p.m. (ABC)
Game 2: Monday at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Thursday at Indiana, 7 p.m. (TNT)
Game 4: Apr. 23 at Indiana, 1 p.m. (ABC)
Game 5*: Apr. 25 at Cleveland
Game 6*: Apr. 27 at Indiana
Game 7*: Apr. 29 at Cleveland
No. 3 Toronto Raptors vs. No. 6 Milwaukee Bucks

Game 1: Saturday at Toronto, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 2: Tuesday at Toronto, 7 p.m. (NBA TV)
Game 3: Thursday at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. (NBA TV)
Game 4: Apr. 22 at Milwaukee, 3 p.m. (TNT)
Game 5*: Apr. 24 at Toronto, 7 p.m. (NBA TV)
Game 6*: Apr. 27 at Milwaukee
Game 7*: Apr. 29 at Toronto
No. 4 Washington Wizards vs. No. 5 Atlanta Hawks

Game 1: Sunday at Washington, 1 p.m. (TNT)
Game 2: Wednesday at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBA TV)
Game 3: Apr. 22 at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 4: Apr. 24 at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (TNT)
Game 5*: Apr. 26 at Washington
Game 6*: Apr. 28 at Atlanta
Game 7*: Apr. 30 at Washington
Western Conference
No. 1 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 8 Portland Trail Blazers

Game 1: Sunday at Golden State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)
Game 2: Wednesday at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Apr. 22 at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: Apr. 24 at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 5*: Apr. 26 at Golden State
Game 6*: Apr. 28 at Portland
Game 7*: Apr. 30 at Golden State
No. 2 San Antonio Spurs vs. No. 7 Memphis Grizzlies

Game 1: Saturday at San Antonio, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 2: Monday at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Thursday at Memphis, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 4: Apr. 22 at Memphis, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 5*: Apr. 25 at San Antonio
Game 6*: Apr. 27 at Memphis
Game 7*: Apr. 29 at San Antonio
No. 3 Houston Rockets vs. No. 6 Oklahoma City Thunder

Game 1: Sunday at Houston, 9 p.m. (TNT)
Game 2: Wednesday at Houston, 8 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Apr. 21 at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: Apr. 23 at Oklahoma City, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)
Game 5*: Apr. 25 at Houston
Game 6*: Apr. 27 at Oklahoma City
Game 7*: Apr. 29 at Houston
No. 4 Los Angeles Clippers vs. No. 5 Utah Jazz

Game 1: Saturday at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 2: Tuesday at Los Angeles. 10:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Apr. 21 at Utah, 10 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: Apr. 23 at Utah, 9 p.m. (TNT)
Game 5*: Apr. 25 at Los Angeles
Game 6*: Apr. 28 at Utah
Game 7*: Apr. 30 at Los Angeles

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