April 16 - Here is the schedule for the first round of the 2008 NBA Playoffs:

Eastern Conference:


(1) Boston Celtics vs. (8) Atlanta Hawks:

Game 1 - Sun April 20 Atlanta at Boston 8:30PM ET TNT
Game 2 - Wed April 23 Atlanta at Boston 8:00PM ET TNT
Game 3 - Sat April 26 Boston at Atlanta 8:00PM ET ESPN/R
Game 4 - Mon April 28 Boston at Atlanta 8:00PM ET TNT
Game 5 * Wed April 30 Atlanta at Boston TBD TBD
Game 6 * Fri May 2 Boston at Atlanta TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sun May 4 Atlanta at Boston TBD TBD


(2) Detroit Pistons vs. (7) Philadelphia 76ers:

Game 1 - Sun April 20 Philadelphia at Detroit 6:00PM ET TNT
Game 2 - Wed April 23 Philadelphia at Detroit 7:30PM ET NBATV
Game 3 - Fri April 25 Detroit at Philadelphia 7:00PM ET ESPN2
Game 4 - Sun April 27 Detroit at Philadelphia 7:00PM ET TNT
Game 5 * Tue April 29 Philadelphia at Detroit TBD TBD
Game 6 * Thu May 1 Detroit at Philadelphia TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sat May 3 Philadelphia at Detroit TBD TNT


(3) Orlando Magic vs. (6) Toronto Raptors:

Game 1 - Sun April 20 Toronto at Orlando 12:30PM ET TNT
Game 2 - Tue April 22 Toronto at Orlando 7:30PM ET NBATV
Game 3 - Thu April 24 Orlando at Toronto 7:30PM ET NBATV
Game 4 - Sat April 26 Orlando at Toronto 3:00PM ET TNT
Game 5 * Mon April 28 Toronto at Orlando 7:30PM ET NBATV
Game 6 * Thu May 1 Orlando at Toronto TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sat May 3 Toronto at Orlando TBD TNT


(4) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (5) Washington Wizards:

Game 1 - Sat April 19 Washington at Cleveland 12:30PM ET ESPN
Game 2 - Mon April 21 Washington at Cleveland 7:00PM ET TNT
Game 3 - Thu April 24 Cleveland at Washington 8:00PM ET TNT
Game 4 - Sun April 27 Cleveland at Washington 1:00PM ET ABC
Game 5 * Wed April 30 Washington at Cleveland TBD TBD
Game 6 * Fri May 2 Cleveland at Washington TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sun May 4 Washington at Cleveland TBD TBD

Western Conference:


(1) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (8) Denver Nuggets:

Game 1 - Sun April 20 Denver at L.A. Lakers 3:00PM ET ABC/R
Game 2 - Wed April 23 Denver at L.A. Lakers 10:30PM ET TNT
Game 3 - Sat April 26 L.A. Lakers at Denver 5:30PM ET TNT
Game 4 - Mon April 28 L.A. Lakers at Denver 10:30PM ET TNT
Game 5 * Wed April 30 Denver at L.A. Lakers TBD TBD
Game 6 * Fri May 2 L.A. Lakers at Denver TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sun May 4 Denver at L.A. Lakers TBD TBD


(2) New Orleans Hornets vs. (7) Dallas Mavericks:

Game 1 - Sat April 19 Dallas at New Orleans 7:00PM ET ESPN
Game 2 - Tue April 22 Dallas at New Orleans 7:00PM ET TNT
Game 3 - Fri April 25 New Orleans at Dallas 8:00PM ET ESPN
Game 4 - Sun April 27 New Orleans at Dallas 9:30PM ET TNT
Game 5 * Tue April 29 Dallas at New Orleans TBD TBD
Game 6 * Thu May 1 New Orleans at Dallas TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sat May 3 Dallas at New Orleans TBD TNT


(3) San Antonio Spurs vs. (6) Phoenix Suns:

Game 1 - Sat April 19 Phoenix at San Antonio 3:00PM ET ABC/R
Game 2 - Tue April 22 Phoenix at San Antonio 9:30PM ET TNT
Game 3 - Fri April 25 San Antonio at Phoenix 10:30PM ET ESPN
Game 4 - Sun April 27 San Antonio at Phoenix 3:30PM ET ABC/R
Game 5 * Tue April 29 Phoenix at San Antonio TBD TBD
Game 6 * Thu May 1 San Antonio at Phoenix TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sat May 3 Phoenix at San Antonio TBD TNT


(4) Utah Jazz vs. (5) Houston Rockets:

Game 1 - Sat April 19 Utah at Houston 9:30PM ET ESPN
Game 2 - Mon April 21 Utah at Houston 9:30PM ET TNT
Game 3 -Thu April 24 Houston at Utah 10:30PM ET TNT
Game 4 - Sat April 26 Houston at Utah 10:30PM ET ESPN
Game 5 * Tue April 29 Utah at Houston TBD TBD
Game 6 * Fri May 2 Houston at Utah TBD TBD
Game 7 * Sun May 4 Utah at Houston TBD TBD

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