NBA Playoffs 2018: Schedule, scores, bracket TV info for every first-round postseason matchup

Three first-round playoff series are over, and one second-round series -- Warriors vs. Pelicans -- is set after Golden State eliminated San Antonio on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the Rockets eliminated Minnesota, so they will play the winner of the Jazz-Thunder series.

Coming up Thursday: Just one game. The Celtics have a chance to end the Bucks' season and advance to face the Sixers.  

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

Eastern Conference

First round: No. 1 Toronto Raptors vs. No. 8 Washington Wizards 
Playoff series breakdown


First round: No. 2 Boston Celtics vs. No. 7 Milwaukee Bucks 
Playoff series breakdown


First round: No. 3 Philadelphia 76ers vs. No. 6 Miami Heat 
Philadelphia wins series 4-1


First round: No. 4 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. No. 5 Indiana Pacers 
Playoff series breakdown


Western Conference

First round: No. 1 Houston Rockets vs. No. 8 Minnesota Timberwolves
Houston wins series 4-1


First round: No. 2 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 7 San Antonio Spurs
Golden State wins series 4-1 


First round: No. 3 Portland Trail Blazers vs. No. 6 New Orleans Pelicans 
New Orleans wins series 4-0


First round: No. 4 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. No. 5 Utah Jazz
Playoff series breakdown


Western Conference semifinals: No. 2 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 6 New Orleans Pelicans
Playoff series breakdown

  • Game 1 in Oakland: Saturday, April 28, 10:30 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 2 in Oakland: TBA
  • Game 3 in New Orleans: TBA
  • Game 4 in New Orleans: TBA
  • Game 5 in Oakland: TBA (if necessary)
  • Game 6 in New Orleans: TBA (if necessary)
  • Game 7 in Oakland: TBA (if necessary)

2018 NBA Playoff Bracket

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