2011 NBA Playoffs first round TV schedule

The NBA has announced playoff matchups for the first round, beginning Saturday, April 16, at 1pm ET with the Indiana Pacers at the Chicago Bulls on ESPN. ABC, ESPN, TNT, NBA TV and ESPN2 air first-round games, with select games on ESPN 3D. Schedule below; check back for updates as additional game times and TV network assignments are announced.

2011 NBA PLAYOFFS FIRST-ROUND SCHEDULE

EASTERN CONFERENCE

#1 Chicago Bulls vs. #8 Indiana Pacers
Game 1 — Chicago 104, Indiana 99
Game 2 — Chicago 96, Indiana 90
Game 3 — Chicago 88, Indiana 84
Game 4 — Indiana 89, Chicago 84
Game 5 — Chicago 116, Indiana 89
Chicago wins series 4-1
#2 Miami Heat vs. #7 Philadelphia 76ers
Game 1 — Miami 97, Philadelphia 89
Game 2 — Miami 94, Philadelphia 73
Game 3 — Miami 100, Philadelphia 94
Game 4 — Philadelphia 86, Miami 82
Game 5 — Miami 97, Philadelphia 91
Miami wins series 4-1

#3 Boston Celtics vs. #6 New York Knicks
Game 1 — Boston 87, New York 85
Game 2 — Boston 96, New York 93
Game 3 — Boston 113, New York 96
Game 4 — Boston 101, New York 89
Boston wins series 4-0

#4 Orlando Magic vs. #5 Atlanta Hawks
Game 1 — Atlanta 103, Orlando 93
Game 2 — Orlando 88, Atlanta 82
Game 3 — Atlanta 88, Orlando 84
Game 4 — Atlanta 88, Orlando 85
Game 5 — Orlando 101, Atlanta 76
Game 6 — Atlanta 84, Orlando 81
Atlanta wins series 4-2

WESTERN CONFERENCE

#1 San Antonio Spurs vs. #8 Memphis Grizzlies
Game 1 — Memphis 101, San Antonio 98
Game 2 — San Antonio 93, Memphis 87
Game 3 — Memphis 91, San Antonio 88
Game 4 — Memphis 104, San Antonio 86
Game 5 — San Antonio 110, Memphis 103
Game 6 — Friday, April 29, San Antonio at Memphis, 9pm, ESPN
Game 7* — Sunday, May 1, Memphis at San Antonio, TBD, TBD

#2 L.A. Lakers vs. #7 New Orleans Hornets
Game 1 — New Orleans 109, L.A. Lakers 100
Game 2 — L.A. Lakers 87, New Orleans 78
Game 3 — L.A. Lakers 100, New Orleans 86
Game 4 — New Orleans 93, L.A. Lakers 88
Game 5 — L.A. Lakers 106, New Orleans 90
Game 6 — L.A. Lakers 98, New Orleans 80
L.A. wins series 4-2

#3 Dallas Mavericks vs. #6 Portland Trail Blazers
Game 1— Dallas 89, Portland 81
Game 2 — Dallas 101, Portland 89
Game 3 — Portland 97, Dallas 92
Game 4 — Portland 84, Dallas 82
Game 5 — Dallas 93, Portland 82
Game 6 — Dallas 103, Portland 96
Dallas wins series 4-2

#4 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. #5 Denver Nuggets
Game 1 — Oklahoma City 107, Denver 103
Game 2 — Oklahoma City 106, Denver 89
Game 3 — Oklahoma City 97, Denver 94
Game 4 — Denver 104, Oklahoma City 101
Game 5 — Oklahoma City 100, Denver 97
Oklahoma City wins series 4-1

*If Necessary

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