Washington Wizards vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff Schedule Announced

The National Basketball Association has announced the complete schedule for the upcoming first round playoff series between the Washington Wizards and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 5th seeded Wizards will open the 2008 NBA Playoffs in Cleveland on Saturday, April 19 at 12:30 pm against the 4th seeded Cavaliers, and will play again in Cleveland on Monday, April 21 at 7:00 pm before returning to Verizon Center for Game Three and Game Four on Thursday, April 24 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, April 27 at 1:00 pm, respectively.

The full schedule for the series is as follows:

GAME DATE TIME LOCATION TV/RADIO
Gm 1 Saturday, April 19 12:30pm Cleveland ESPN, CSN/ WTEM
Gm 2 Monday, April 21 7:00pm Cleveland TNT, CSN/ WTEM
Gm 3 Thursday, April 24 8:00pm Verizon Center TNT, CSN/ WTEM
Gm 4 Sunday April 27 1:00pm Verizon Center ABC / WTEM
*Gm 5 Wednesday, April 30 6:00pm Cleveland TNT, CSN/WTEM
*Gm 6 Friday, May 2 7:00pm Verizon Center ESPN2, CSN/WTEM
*Gm 7 Sunday, May 4 TBD Cleveland TBD
* If necessary

All persons attending Game Three and Game Four at Verizon Center are advised that ‘White-Out’ conditions are expected in downtown, Washington DC. Fans are encouraged to wear white, arrive early and be loud. In excess of 20,000 white rally towels will be provided to fans upon entry to Verizon Center to help welcome the Cleveland Cavaliers to the ‘White-Out’ in DC.

"We have business to attend to in Cleveland for the first two games, but when we get back to DC for Game Three and Four, we'll need our fans more than ever,” said Wizards All-Star forward Caron Butler. “20,000 people wearing white and waving those towels...it's going to be special to see."

Tickets remain for Game Three and Game Four and can be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet, at the Verizon Center Box Office, by calling 202-397-SEAT, or by clicking here.