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2019 NBA Playoffs: Complete Bracket, TV Schedule, Where to Watch Online

After the seemingly endless slog of the regular season, the field for the NBA playoffs has been set and the race to dethrone the Golden State Warriors begins this Saturday.

Here’s all you need to know about the postseason.

When do the NBA playoffs start?

The 2019 postseason gets underway on Saturday, April 13, with the opening game for four of the eight series. The remaining four matchups begin the following day.

Where to watch the NBA playoffs

Once again, the NBA playoffs will be split across ESPN, TNT and ABC and NBA TV. The former has exclusive rights for the Western Conference Finals, while TNT will broadcast the Eastern Conference Finals. The NBA Finals will, again, be shown exclusively on ABC.

Games will also be available online via NBA TV, while Watch ESPN and Watch TNT will provide live streams for the playoff games both on desktop and via the app.

Live streams will also be available via FuboTV.

Eastern Conference playoffs schedule (All times ET)

Milwaukee Bucks vs Detroit Pistons

  • Game 1 @ Milwaukee: Sunday, April 14, 7 p.m. (TNT/fuboTV)
  • Game 2 @ Milwaukee: Wednesday, April 17, 8 p.m. (NBA TV)
  • Game 3 @ Detroit: Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: Monday, April 22, 8 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)

Eventual Game 5 and 7 to be played in Milwaukee on April 24 and 28, while the eventual Game 6 will be played in Detroit on April 26.

Toronto Raptors vs Orlando Magic

  • Game 1 @ Toronto: Saturday, April 13, 5 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Game 2 @ Toronto: Tuesday, April 16, 8 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 3 @ Orlando: Friday, April 19, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Game 4 @ Orlando: Sunday, April 21, 7 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)

If necessary, Game 5 and 7 to be played in Toronto on April 23 and 27, while Game 6 will be played in Orlando on April 25.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Saturday, April 13, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Monday, April 15, 8 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 3 @ Brooklyn: Thursday, April 18, 8 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 4 @ Brooklyn: Sunday, April 21, 3 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)

If necessary, Game 5 and 7 to be played in Philadelphia on April 23 and 27, while Game 6 will be played in Brooklyn on April 25.

Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Sunday, April 14, 1 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Wednesday, April 17, 7 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 3 @ Indiana: Friday, April 19, 8:30 p.m. (ABC)
  • Game 4 @ Indiana: Sunday, April 21, 1 p.m. (ABC)

If necessary, Game 5 and 7 to be played in Boston on April 24 and 28, while Game 6 will be played in Indianapolis on April 26.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo, #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks against the Houston Rockets during the first half of a game at Fiserv Forum on March 26 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Western Conference playoffs schedule (All times ET)

Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers

  • Game 1 @ Golden State: Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m. (ABC)
  • Game 2 @ Golden State: Tuesday, April 15, 10:30 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 3 @ Los Angeles: Thursday, April 18, 10:30 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 4 @ Los Angeles: Sunday, April 21, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

If necessary, Game 5 and 7 to be played in Golden State on April 24 and 28, while Game 6 will be played in Los Angeles on April 26.

Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs

  • Game 1 @ Denver: Saturday, April 13, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Game 2 @ Denver: Tuesday, April 16, 9 p.m. (NBA TV)
  • Game 3 @ San Antonio: Thursday, April 18, 9 p.m. (NBA TV)
  • Game 4 @ San Antonio: Saturday, April 20, 5:30 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)

If necessary, Game 5 and 7 to be played in Denver on April 23 and 27, while Game 6 will be played in San Antonio on April 25.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Game 1 @ Portland: Sunday, April 14, 10:30 p.m. (ABC)
  • Game 2 @ Portland: Tuesday, April 16, 9 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 3 @ Oklahoma City: Thursday, April 18, 9 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Game 4 @ Oklahoma City: Sunday, April 21, 5:30 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)

If necessary, Game 5 and 7 to be played in Portland on April 23 and 27, while Game 6 will be played in Oklahoma City on April 25.

Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz

  • Game 1 @ Houston: Sunday, April 14, 9:30 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 2 @ Houston: Wednesday, April 17, 9:30 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)
  • Game 3 @ Utah: Saturday, April 20, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Game 4 @ Utah: Monday, April 22, 10:30 p.m. (TNT/fubo TV)

If necessary, Game 5 and 7 to be played in Houston on April 24 and 28, while Game 6 will be played in Salt Lake City on April 26.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant Stephen Curry, #30 and Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors stand on the court during their game against the Washington Wizards at ORACLE Arena on October 24, 2018 in Oakland, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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