Matt Eppers USA TODAY Published 4:20 AM EDT Apr 28, 2019 The long regular season is over and it's finally playoff time. The quest for the Larry O'Brien Trophy and the NBA championship is on. With the first round in the books, things really begin to heat up. All four top seeds in both conferences advanced, setting up what promises to be an exciting and highly competitive second round. The second-round matchups and schedule are below, with dates, times and broadcast information. All times Eastern. * — If necessary. Eastern Conference (1) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (4) Boston Celtics Sunday: Celtics at Bucks, 1 (ABC) Tuesday: Celtics at Bucks, 8 (TNT) May 3: Bucks at Celtics, 8 (ESPN) May 6: Bucks at Celtics, 7 (TNT) May 8: Celtics at Bucks* May 10: Bucks at Celtics* May 13: Celtics at Bucks* (2) Toronto Raptors vs. (3) Philadelphia 76ers Game 1: Raptors 108, 76ers 95 Monday: 76ers at Raptors, 8 (TNT) May 2: Raptors at 76ers, 8 (ESPN) May 5: Raptors at 76ers, 3:30 (ABC) May 7: … [Read more...] about NBA playoff schedule: Second-round matchups and TV times
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Ben Steele Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 6:08 PM EDT Apr 26, 2019 The NBA playoff schedule is already stretched out in the early round, with several days often between games. If teams sweep their opening series as the Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics did, then the break between rounds can seem even more agonizingly long. The teams finally get back to action at noon Sunday at Fiserv Forum. “It’s kind of out of ordinary, finishing (against the Detroit Pistons) on Monday and not playing until Sunday,” Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said Friday. “Boston is dealing with the same thing, they’re used to the same routine, the same cadences or sequences. There’s always film to watch, new wrinkles to practice and tendencies of the opposition to study. With so much time to prepare for the Celtics, Budenholzer said it can be hard to figure out when he is overloading his players with information. “You never know until the game is over … [Read more...] about Bucks and Celtics have long breaks between NBA playoff rounds
Mercury News Golden State Warriors San Francisco Chronicle Sure, Green at times could play the villain, but the whole team? The Golden State Warriors have been a fixture in the NBA Finals for four years straight and if the various oddsmakers and prognosticators around the globe are ... Nate Robinsonverified_user nate_robinson Back in the Bay— not only did I team up with decathlonusa today to donate 750 balls to Berkeley Schools with the Have A Ball tour ahead of the Emeryville store Grand Opening, but I also joined the @warriors dunk team to put on a show for the kids! #3xdunkchamp #holdat #thebay Joe Fortenbaughverified_user JoeFortenbaugh Game 1, Saturday at 5:00pm pacific @warriors vs. @LAClippers Currently @DraftKings: GSW -13 Asmir Begovicverified_user asmir1 Adonal Foyleverified_user afoyle3131 You can’t be a championship team without elite players. And you can be a great organization without top-tier partners. It was a … [Read more...] about NBA announces first round playoff schedule
Steve Griffin Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) is all smiles as he back-pedals up the court after nailing a three pointer during the Utah Jazz versus Denver Nuggets NBA game at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY — Behind a career night from Donovan Mitchell, the Utah Jazz wrapped up its regular-season home schedule with a 118-108 win over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night at Vivint Arena. Combined with Portland’s 104-101 win over the Los Angeles Lakers later in the night — the Trail Blazers’ Maurice Harkless hit the winning 3 at the buzzer — the Jazz are locked in as the No. 5 playoff seed in the Western Conference. Here are four takeaways from a night where Utah won its 50th game of the season. Comment on this story While Utah (50-31) knows it will be the No. 5 seed, its first-round opponent is still to be determined heading into Wednesday’s final night of the regular season. There … [Read more...] about Utah Jazz locked in as West’s No. 5 seed in the NBA playoffs. Here are the scenarios for who they could face in the first round.
Tim Reynolds, Ap Basketball Writer Updated 1:11 am CDT, Monday, March 25, 2019 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won 117-107. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won 117-107. Photo: Jim Mone, AP Photo: Jim Mone, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won 117-107. … [Read more...] about Breaking down the NBA playoff races, which are winding down