2018 NBA Playoff scores, schedule, bracket, TV info for every first-round postseason matchup

The 2018 NBA playoffs have been awesome so far, and they're really just getting started. One series can end on Saturday, however, if the Pelicans can beat the Blazers for a fourth straight game. Other than that series and the Warriors-Spurs series, however, it looks like the rest will be down to the wire.

Below are the schedules, scores and TV channels for every first-round series (info on live streaming here):

Eastern Conference

No. 1 Toronto Raptors (59-23) vs. No. 8 Washington Wizards (43-39)

Playoff series breakdown

No. 2 Boston Celtics (55-27) vs. No. 7 Milwaukee Bucks (44-38)

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No. 3 Philadelphia 76ers (52-30) vs. No. 6 Miami Heat (44-38)

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No. 4 Cleveland Cavaliers (50-32) vs. No. 5 Indiana Pacers (48-34)

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Western Conference

No. 1 Houston Rockets (65-17) vs. No. 8 Minnesota Timberwolves (47-35)

Playoff series breakdown

  • Game 1 in Houston: Rockets 104, Timberwolves 101
  • Game 2 in Houston: Rockets 102, Timberwolves 82
  • Game 3 in Minneapolis: Saturday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
  • Game 4 in Minneapolis: Monday, April 23, 8 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 5 in Houston: TBA (if necessary)
  • Game 6 in Minneapolis: TBA (if necessary)
  • Game 7 in Houston: TBA (if necessary)

No. 2 Golden State Warriors (58-24) vs. No. 7 San Antonio Spurs (47-35)

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No. 3 Portland Trail Blazers (49-33) vs. No. 6 New Orleans Pelicans (48-34)

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No. 4 Oklahoma City Thunder (48-34) vs. No. 5 Utah Jazz (48-34)

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2018 NBA Playoff Bracket

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