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. Also on Tuesday, the Sixers closed out the Heat and the Celtics took a 3-2 lead against the Bucks.

Coming up Wednesday: Four Game 5s! In the East, the Raptors will host the Wizards and the Cavaliers will host the Pacers -- both series are tied. In the West, the Rockets will try to eliminate the Timberwolves and the Jazz will try to eliminate the Thunder.  

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
Playoff series breakdown


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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