2019 NBA Playoffs: Bracket, scores, results, series schedules, path to Finals for all 16 postseason teams

The NBA schedule has reached the midway point for the majority of the opening postseason series, and the play has been nothing short of spectacular. While there are a few series that are getting one-sided, the action has been extremely fast-paced and heart-pounding for the most part. 

The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers have certainly produced an exciting series, and nothing changed on Saturday afternoon. Philadelphia saw star center Joel Embiid return to the lineup and scored 31 points in a 112-108 victory over Brooklyn. Tobias Harris also added 24 points in the winning effort while Caris LeVert scored a team-high 25 points for the Nets. Philly now leads 3-1 after winning three straight in the series, and can close out Brooklyn at home on Tuesday.

In other action, the Denver Nuggets evened their series with the Spurs at 2-2 behind standout performances from Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray as the two combined for 53 points in the win. Later on, the Bucks took a 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven series against the Pistons despite Blake Griffin's return. Finally, the Utah Jazz failed to defend their home court against the Houston Rockets after a pair of lopsided losses in Houston.

Here is a look at the bracket, and each team's path to the Larry O'Brien trophy.

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The 2019 NBA Playoffs bracket CBS Sports

TV listings

All games will air on ESPN, ABC, TNT and NBA TV during the postseason. Games on TNT and NBA TV can be streamed via fuboTV (Try it for free).

NBA playoffs first-round series schedule

*All times Eastern

Eastern Conference:

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

Milwaukee leads series 3-0

  • Game 1 (at MIL): Bucks 121, Pistons 86 (Box Score)
  • Game 2 (at MIL): Bucks 120, Pistons 99 (Box Score)  
  • Game 3 (at DET): Bucks 119, Pistons 103 (Box Score)
  • Game 4 (at DET): Monday, April 22, 8 p.m. -- TV: TNT
  • Game 5* (at MIL): Wednesday, April 24, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 6* (at DET): Friday, April 26, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 7* (at MIL): Sunday, April 28, TBD -- TV: TBD

*If necessary

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

Toronto leads series 2-1

  • Game 1 (at TOR): Magic 104, Raptors 101 (Box Score)
  • Game 2 (at TOR): Raptors 111, Magic 82 (Box Score)  
  • Game 3 (at ORL): Raptors 98, Magic 93 (Box Score)  
  • Game 4 (at ORL): Sunday, April 21, 7 p.m. -- TV: TNT
  • Game 5 (at TOR): Tuesday, April 23, 7 p.m. -- TV: TNT
  • Game 6* (at ORL): Thursday, April 25, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 7* (at TOR): Saturday, April 27, TBD -- TV: TBD

*If necessary  

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

Philadelphia leads 3-1

  • Game 1 (at PHI): Nets 111, 76ers 102 (Box Score)
  • Game 2 (at PHI): 76ers 145, Nets 123 (Box Score)  
  • Game 3 (at BKN): 76ers 131, Nets 115 (Box Score)  
  • Game 4 (at BKN): 76ers 112, Nets 108 (Box Score)
  • Game 5 (at PHI): Tuesday, April 23, 8 p.m. -- TV: TBD
  • Game 6* (at BKN): Thursday, April 25, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 7* (at PHI): Saturday, April 27, TBD -- TV: TNT

*If necessary  

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

Boston leads series 3-0

  • Game 1 (at BOS): Celtics 84, Pacers 74 (Box Score)
  • Game 2 (at BOS): Celtics 99, Pacers 91 (Box Score)
  • Game 3 (at IND): Celtics 104, Pacers 96 (Box Score)  
  • Game 4 (at IND): Sunday, April 21, 1 p.m. -- TV: ABC
  • Game 5* (at BOS): Wednesday, April 24, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 6* (at IND): Friday, April 26, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 7* (at BOS): Sunday, April 28, TBD -- TV: TBD

*If necessary

Western Conference:

Golden State Warriors (1) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (8) (Series breakdown)

Golden State leads series 2-1

  • Game 1 (at GS): Warriors 121, Clippers 104 (Box Score
  • Game 2 (at GS): Clippers 135, Warriors 131 (Box Score)   
  • Game 3 (at LAC): Warriors 132, Clippers 105 (Box Score)  
  • Game 4  (at LAC): Sunday, April 21, 3:30 p.m. -- TV: ABC
  • Game 5 (at GS): Wednesday, April 24, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 6*  (at LAC): Friday, April 26, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 7* (at GS): Sunday, April 28, TBD -- TV: TBD

*If necessary  

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

Series tied 2-2

  • Game 1 (at DEN): Spurs 101, Nuggets 96 (Box Score
  • Game 2 (at DEN): Nuggets 114, Spurs 105 (Box Score)
  • Game 3 (at SA): Spurs 118, Nuggets 108 (Box Score)  
  • Game 4 (at SA): Nuggets 117, Spurs 103 (Box Score)
  • Game 5 (at DEN): Tuesday, April 23, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 6* (at SA): Thursday, April 25, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 7* (at DEN): Saturday, April 27, TBD -- TV: TBD

*If necessary 

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

Portland leads series 2-1

  • Game 1 (at POR): Trail Blazers 104, Thunder 99 (Box Score)   
  • Game 2  (at POR): Trail Blazers 114, Thunder 94 (Box Score)   
  • Game 3 (at OKC): Thunder 120, Trail Blazers 108 (Box Score)  
  • Game 4 (at OKC): Sunday, April 21, 9:30 p.m. -- TV: TNT 
  • Game 5 (at POR): Tuesday, April 23, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 6* (at OKC): Thursday, April 25, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 7* (at POR): Saturday, April 27, TBD -- TV: TBD

*If necessary 

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

Houston leads series 3-0

  • Game 1 (at HOU): Rockers 122, Jazz 90 (Box Score)
  • Game 2 (at HOU): Rockets 118, Jazz 98 (Box Score)  
  • Game 3 (at UTA): Rockets 104, Jazz 101 (Box Score)
  • Game 4 (at UTA): Monday, April 22, 10:30 p.m. -- TV: TNT
  • Game 5* (at HOU): Wednesday, April 24, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 6* (at UTA): Friday, April 26, TBD -- TV: TBD
  • Game 7* (at HOU): Sunday, April 28, TBD -- TV: TBD

*If necessary

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