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NBA Playoffs 2013: Schedule, Dates And Television Coverage

Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The 2013 edition of the NBA Playoffs is set to begin this coming Saturday, April 20 at 3:00 pm ET with game 1 of the Boston Celtics vs New York Knicks series.

Just so you don’t miss any of the action, here is a look at every series from the Eastern and Western Conferences, including when and where you can catch each and every game.

Eastern Conference

No. 1 Miami Heat (66-16) vs. No. 8 Milwaukee Bucks (38-44)

Game 1 – Sunday, April 21, Milwaukee at Miami, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 2 – Tuesday, April 23, Milwaukee at Miami, 7:30 p.m., NBATV
Game 3 – Thursday, April 25, Miami at Milwaukee, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 4 – Sunday, April 28, Miami at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Game 5* – Tuesday, April 30, Milwaukee at Miami, TBD
Game 6* – Thursday, May 2, Miami at Milwaukee, TBD
Game 7* – Saturday May 4, Milwaukee at Miami, TBD

No. 2 New York Knicks (54-28) vs. No. 7 Boston Celtics (41-40)

Game 1 – Saturday, April 20, Boston at New York, 3 p.m., ABC
Game 2 – Tuesday, April 23, Boston at New York, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3 – Friday, April 26, New York at Boston, 8 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 – Sunday, April 28, New York at Boston, 1 p.m., ABC
Game 5* – Wednesday, May 1, Boston at New York, TBD
Game 6* – Friday, May 3, New York at Boston, TBD
Game 7* – Sunday, May 5, Boston at New York, TBD

No. 3 Indiana Pacers (49-32) vs. No. 6 Atlanta Hawks (44-38)

Game 1 – Sunday, April 21, Atlanta at Indiana, 1 p.m., TNT
Game 2 – Wednesday, April 24, Atlanta at Indiana, 7:30 p.m., NBATV
Game 3 – Saturday, April 27, Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 – Monday, April 29, Indiana at Atlanta, TBD
Game 5* – Wednesday, May 1, Atlanta at Indiana, TBD
Game 6* – Friday, May 3, Indiana at Atlanta, TBD
Game 7* – Sunday, May 5, Atlanta at Indiana, TBD

No. 4 Brooklyn Nets (49-33) vs. No. 5 Chicago Bulls (45-37)

Game 1 – Saturday, April 20, Chicago at Brooklyn, 8 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 – Monday, April 22, Chicago at Brooklyn, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3 – Thursday, April 25, Brooklyn at Chicago, 8:30 p.m., NBATV
Game 4 – Saturday, April 27, Brooklyn at Chicago, 2 p.m., TNT
Game 5* – Monday, April 29, Chicago at Brooklyn, TBD
Game 6* – Thursday, May 2, Brooklyn at Chicago, TBD
Game 7* – Saturday, May 4, Chicago at Brooklyn, TBD

Western Conference

No. 1 Oklahoma City Thunder (60-22) vs. No. 8 Houston Rockets (45-37)

Game 1 – Sunday, April 21, Houston at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 2 – Wednesday, April 24, Houston at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3 – Saturday, April 27, Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 – Monday, April 29, Oklahoma City at Houston, TBD, TNT
Game 5* – Wednesday. May 1, Houston at Oklahoma City, TBD
Game 6* – Friday, May 3, Oklahoma City at Houston, TBD
Game 7* – Sunday, May 5, Houston at Oklahoma City, TBD

No. 2 San Antonio Spurs (58-24) vs. No. 7 Los Angeles Lakers (45-37)

Game 1 – Sunday, April 21, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m., ABC (Regional)
Game 2 – Wednesday, April 24, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 – Friday, April 26, San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 4 – Sunday, April 28, San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 5* – Tuesday, April 30, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBD
Game 6* – Thursday, May 2, San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, TBD
Game 7* – Saturday, May 4, L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBD

No. 3 Denver Nuggets (57-25) vs. No. 6 Golden State Warriors (47-35)

Game 1 – Saturday, April 20, Golden State at Denver, 5:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 – Tuesday, April 23, Golden State at Denver, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 – Friday, April 26, Denver at Golden State, 10:30 p.m., ESPN2
Game 4 – Sunday, April 28, Denver at Golden State, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5* – Tuesday, April 30, Golden State at Denver, TBD
Game 6* – Thursday, May 2, Denver at Golden State, TBD
Game 7* – Saturday, May 4, Golden State at Denver, TBD

No. 4 Los Angeles Clippers (56-26) vs. No. 5 Memphis Grizzlies (56-26)

Game 1 – Saturday, April 20, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m., ESPN
Game 2 – Monday, April 22, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m., TNT
Game 3 – Thursday, April 25, L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 9:30 p.m., TNT
Game 4 – Saturday, April 27, L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 4:30 p.m., TNT
Game 5* – Tuesday, April 30, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD
Game 6* – Friday, May 3, L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD
Game 7* – Sunday, May 5, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD

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Topics: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Playoffs, New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs

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