NBA Playoff Schedule: First Round

Updated: April 18, 2009, 10:48 AM ET
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Here is the complete schedule and national television & radio arrangements for all NBA Playoffs First Round series.

Click here to see the day-by-day playoff schedule.

WESTERN CONFERENCE

L.A. Lakers vs. Utah

Game 1 - Sun. April 19, Utah at L.A. Lakers, 3 p.m., ABC/ESPN Radio
Game 2 - Tue. April 21, Utah at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Thu. April 23, L.A. Lakers at Utah,10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4 - Sat. April 25, L.A. Lakers at Utah, 9 p.m., ESPN/ESPN Radio
Game 5 * Mon. April 27, Utah at L.A. Lakers, Time TBD
Game 6 * Thu. April 30, L.A. Lakers at Utah, Time TBD
Game 7 * Sat. May 2, Utah at L.A. Lakers, Time TBD, TNT

Denver vs. New Orleans

Game 1 - Sun. April 19, New Orleans at Denver, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 2 - Wed. April 22, New Orleans at Denve, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Sat. April 25, Denver at New Orleans, 1 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 - Mon. April 27, Denver at New Orleans, Time TBD
Game 5 * Wed. April 29, New Orleans at Denver, Time TBD
Game 6 * Fri. May 1, Denver at New Orleans, Time TBD
Game 7 * Sun. May 3, New Orleans at Denver, Time TBD

San Antonio vs. Dallas

Game 1 - Sat. April 18, Dallas at San Antonio, 8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN Radio
Game 2 - Mon. April 20, Dallas at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Thu. April 23, San Antonio at Dallas, 8:30 p.m., NBA-TV
Game 4 - Sat. April 25, San Antonio at Dallas, 4 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Tue. April 28, Dallas at San Antonio, Time TBD
Game 6 * Fri. May 1, San Antonio at Dallas, Time TBD
Game 7 * Sun. May 3, Dallas at San Antonio, Time TBD


Portland vs. Houston

Game 1 - Sat. April 18, Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 - Tue. April 21, Houston at Portland, 10 p.m., NBA-TV
Game 3 - Fri. April 24, Portland at Houston, 9:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 - Sun. April 26, Portland at Houston, 9 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Tue. April 28, Houston at Portland, Time TBD
Game 6 * Thu. April 30, Portland at Houston, Time TBD
Game 7 * Sat. May 2, Houston at Portland, Time TBD, TNT

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Cleveland vs. Detroit

Game 1 - Sat. April 18, Detroit at Cleveland, 3 p.m., ABC
Game 2 - Tue. April 21, Detroit at Cleveland, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Fri. April 24, Cleveland at Detroit, 7 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 - Sun. April 26, Cleveland at Detroit, 3:30 p.m., ABC/ESPN Radio
Game 5 * Wed. April 29, Detroit at Cleveland, Time TBD
Game 6 * Fri. May 1, Cleveland at Detroit, Time TBD
Game 7 * Sun. May 3, Detroit at Cleveland, Time TBD

Boston vs. Chicago

Game 1 - Sat. April 18, Chicago at Boston, 12:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 - Mon. April 20, Chicago at Boston, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Thu. April 23, Boston at Chicago, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 4 - Sun. April 26, Boston at Chicago, 1 p.m., ABC
Game 5 * Tue. April 28, Chicago at Boston, Time TBD
Game 6 * Thu. April 30, Boston at Chicago, Time TBD
Game 7 * Sat. May 2, Chicago at Boston, Time TBD, TNT

Orlando vs. Philadelphia

Game 1 - Sun. April 19, Philadelphia at Orlando, 5:30 p.m., TNT
Game 2 - Wed. April 22, Philadelphia at Orlando, 7 p.m., NBA-TV
Game 3 - Fri. April 24, Orlando at Philadelphia, 8 p.m., ESPN2
Game 4 - Sun. April 26, Orlando at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5 * Tue. April 28, Philadelphia at Orlando, Time TBD
Game 6 * Thu. April 30, Orlando at Philadelphia, Time TBD
Game 7 * Sat. May 2, Philadelphia at Orlando, Time TBD, TNT

Atlanta vs. Miami

Game 1 - Sun. April 19, Miami at Atlanta, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 2 - Wed. April 22, Miami at Atlanta, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3 - Sat. April 25, Atlanta at Miami, 6:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4 - Mon. April 27, Atlanta at Miami, Time TBD
Game 5 * Wed. April 29, Miami at Atlanta, Time TBD
Game 6 * Fri. May 1, Atlanta at Miami, Time TBD
Game 7 * Sun. May 3, Miami at Atlanta, Time TBD

If First Round series are completed in six (6) games or less, the conference semifinals may move up to begin on either Saturday, May 2 or Sunday, May 3.

* If necessary

All games, except those televised by ABC Sports, are available to be televised locally.