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NBA Playoff Schedule For Weekend Released

NBA Playoff Schedule For Weekend Released

NBA Playoff Schedule For Weekend Released

The NBA Playoff schedule for this weekend has been released. After an eventful week that saw a potential player-led strike get averted, postseason basketball will return on Saturday.

First up, the two teams that sparked Wednesday’s big boycott, the Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic, will take the floor for their Game 5 showdown. Milwaukee currently leads the series 3-1. The outing is scheduled to take place at 12:30 pm PT on ESPN.

Next up the Houston Rockets will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in their highly anticipated Game 5 match-up. Currently, the series is locked at two wins apiece. The showdown between James Harden and Chris Paul is set for 3:30 PT on TNT.

Finally, the day will close out with a battle between the Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers. The Damian Lillard-less Blazers are currently down 3-1 to LA, and will look to fend off elimination at 6 pm PT on TNT.

On Sunday, the Eastern Conference second round will officially commence with a Game 1 clash between the Boston Celtics and defending champion Toronto Raptors. The outing is scheduled for 10 am PT on ESPN.

Next up the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks will collide for Game 6 of their exciting first round series. Currently, LA leads the way 3-2. Tip-off is scheduled for 12:30 pm PT on ESPN.

Finally, the weekend will wrap up with a showdown between the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz. Utah currently leads the series 3-2. The action will begin at 5:30 pm PT and air on TNT.

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Anthony Amador

A recent graduate from the University of Texas, Anthony Amador has been credentialed to cover the Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks and high school games all over the Lone Star State. Currently, his primary beats are the NBA, MLB, NFL and UFC.

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