NBA releases dates for second round of playoffs (updated)


(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Schedules for Wizards-Pacers and Clippers-Thunder series updated Sunday at 1:30 p.m. 

Though pairings for the second round of the NBA playoffs remain up in the air with five Game 7s this weekend, the NBA has released the dates the games will be played.  The Wizards will open their series vs. Indiana or Atlanta on Monday, as previously reported, followed by games on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, May 11. Games 5-7, if necessary, will be played the following Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

The full Round 2 schedule is below, with TV information in parentheses:

Eastern Conference

Washington vs. Indiana 

Game 1: Monday at Indiana, 7 p.m. (TNT)
Game 2: Wednesday at Indiana, 7 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Friday at Washington, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: May 11 at Washington, 8 p.m. (TNT)
Game 5*: May 13 at Indiana, time TBD (TNT)
Game 6*: May 15 at Washington, time TBD (ESPN)
Game 7*: May 18 at Indiana, time TBD, (TBD)

Miami vs. Toronto OR Brooklyn

Game 1: Tuesday at Miami, time TBD (TNT)
Game 2: Thursday at Miami, time TBD (ESPN2)
Game 3: Saturday at Toronto or Brooklyn, 8 p.m. (ABC)
Game 4:  May 12 at Toronto or Brooklyn, time TBD (TNT)
Game 5*: May 14 at Miami, time TBD (TNT)
Game 6*: May 16 at Toronto or Brooklyn, time  TBD (ESPN)
Game 7*: May 18 at Miami, time TBD (ABC)

Western Conference

Portland vs. San Antonio OR vs. Dallas

Game 1: Tuesday at San Antonio or Portland, time TBD (TNT)
Game 2: Thursday at San Antonio or Portland, time TBD (ESPN2)
Game 3: Saturday at Portland or Dallas, time TBD (ESPN)
Game 4: May 12 at Portland or Dallas, time TBD (TNT)
Game 5*: May 14 at San Antonio or Portland,  time TBD (TNT)
Game 6*: May 16 at Portland or Dallas, time TBD (ESPN)
Game 7*: May 19 at San Antonio or Portland, time TBD (TNT)

Oklahoma City vs. L.A. Clippers 

Game 1: Monday at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 2: Wednesday at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Friday at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: May 11 at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)
Game 5*: May 13 at Oklahoma City, time TBD (TNT)
Game 6*: May 15 at L.A. Clippers, time TBD (ESPN)
Game 7*: May 18 at Oklahoma City, time TBD (TNT)

*-If necessary

If both Eastern Conference semifinals are completed in six games or less, the conference finals will begin on May 18. If both Western Conference semifinals are completed in six games or less, its conference finals may move up to begin on May 19

 

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