Everything You Need To Know About Watching The 2018 NBA Playoffs

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Everything You Need To Know About Watching The 2018 NBA Playoffs

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The final day of the regular season is in the books, and what a day it was.

Now that the dust has settled, we finally have our playoff matchups set in stone.

With the schedule released moments ago, here’s everything you need to know about when the games are on who’s broadcasting them.

A few notes:

  • USA times are listed as Eastern Daylight Time and Australian times are stated in Eastern Standard Time.
  • Australian times are for the following day, obviously.
  • The Australian TV schedule is yet to be released.

Here’s everything we know so far:

EASTERN CONFERENCE

TORONTO (1) VS WASHINGTON (8)

Game 1 – Saturday April 14 at 5:30pm (USA) / ESPN (Australia: 7:30am)

Game 2 – Tuesday April 17 / 7:00pm (USA) / NBA TV (Australia: 9:00am)

Game 3 – Friday April 20 / 8:00pm (USA) / ESPN2 (Australia: 10:00am)

Game 4 – Sunday April 22 / 6:30pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 8:30am)

Game 5* – Wednesday April 25

Game 6* – Friday April 27

Game 7* – Sunday April 29

 

BOSTON (2) VS MILWAUKEE (7)

Game 1 – Saturday April 15 / 1:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 3:00am)

Game 2 – Tuesday April 17 / 8:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 10:00am)

Game 3 – Friday April 20 / 9:30pm (USA) / ESPN (Australia: 11:30am)

Game 4 – Sunday April 22 / 1:00pm (USA) / ABC-R (Australia: 3:00am)

Game 5* – Tuesday April 24

Game 6* – Thursday April 26

Game 7* – Saturday April 28

 

PHILADELPHIA (3) VS MIAMI (6)

Game 1 – Saturday April 14 / 8:00pm (USA) / ESPN (Australia: 10:00am)

Game 2 – Monday April 16 / 8:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 10:00am)

Game 3 – Thursday April 19 / 7:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 9:00am)

Game 4 – Saturday April 21 / 2:30pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 4:30am)

Game 5* – Tuesday April 24

Game 6* – Thursday April 26

Game 7* – Saturday April 28

 

CLEVELAND (4) VS INDIANA (5)

Game 1 – Sunday April 15 / 3:30pm (USA) / ESPN (Australia: 5:30am)

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Game 2 – Wednesday April 18 / 7:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 9:00am)

Game 3 – Friday April 20 / 7:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 9:00am)

Game 4 – Sunday April 22 / 8:30pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 10:30am)

Game 5* – Wednesday April 25

Game 6* – Friday April 27

Game 7* – Sunday April 29

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

HOUSTON (1) VS MINNEOSTA (8)

Game 1 – Sunday April 15 / 9:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 11:00am)

Game 2 – Wednesday April 18 / 9:30pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 11:30am)

Game 3 – Saturday April 21 / 7:30pm (USA) / ESPN-R (Australia: 9:30am)

Game 4 – Monday April 23 / 8:00pm (USA) / TNT-R (Australia: 10:00am)

Game 5* – Wednesday April 25

Game 6* – Friday April 27

Game 7* – Sunday April 29

 

GOLDEN STATE (2) VS SAN ANTONIO (7)

Game 1 – Saturday April 14 / 3:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 5:00am)

Game 2 – Monday April 16 / 10:30pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 12:30pm)

Game 3 – Thursday April 19 / 9:30pm (USA) / ESPN-R (Australia: 11:30am)

Game 4 – Sunday April 22 / 3:00pm (USA) / TNT-R (Australia: 5:00am)

Game 5* – Tuesday April 24

Game 6* – Thursday April 26

Game 7* – Saturday April 28

 

PORTLAND (3) VS NEW ORLEANS (6)

Game 1 – Saturday April 14 / 10:30pm (USA) / ESPN (Australia: 12:30pm)

Game 2 – Tuesday April 17 / 10:30pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 12:30pm)

Game 3 – Thursday April 19 / 9:00pm (USA) / NBA TV (Australia: 11:00am)

Game 4 – Saturday April 21 / 5:00pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 7:00am)

Game 5* – Tuesday April 24

Game 6* – Thursday April 26

Game 7* – Saturday April 28

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (4) VS UTAH (5)

Game 1 – Sunday April 15 / 6:30pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 8:30am)

Game 2 – Wednesday April 18 / 8:00pm (USA) / NBA TV (Australia: 10:00am)

Game 3 – Saturday April 21 / 10:00pm (USA) / ESPN (Australia: 12:00pm)

Game 4 – Monday April 23 / 10:30pm (USA) / TNT (Australia: 12:30pm)

Game 5* – Wednesday April 25

Game 6* – Friday April 27

Game 7* – Sunday April 29

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