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

It's been one heck of a postseason ride so far in the NBA playoffs, and it's still only the first round. Teams like the Warriors have lived up to their lofty expectations while teams like the Pelicans have shocked pretty much everyone with their success. We're here to make sure you don't miss a second of NBA playoff action.

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)

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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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