2011 NBA playoff Matchups


AFP

WASHINGTON — Schedule for the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs (best-of-seven, games five through seven if necessary): Eastern Conference

(# for conference ranking) Bulls (#1) vs. Pacers (#8) Game 1: at CHI Sat. April 16 Game 2: at CHI Mon. April 18 Game 3: at IND Thu. April 21 Game 4: at IND Sat. April 23 Game 5: at CHI Tue. April 26 Game 6: at IND Thu. April 28 Game 7: at CHI Sat. April 30 Heat (#2) vs. 76ers (#7)

Game 1: at MIA, Sat. April 16 Game 2: at MIA, Mon. April 18 Game 3: at PHI, Thu. April 21 Game 4: at PHI, Sun. April 24 Game 5: at MIA, Wed. April 27 Game 6: at PHI, Fri. April 29 Game 7: at MIA, Sun. May 1 Celtics (#3) vs. Knicks (#6) Game 1: at BOS, Sun. April 17 Game 2: at BOS, Tue. April 19 Game 3: at NYK, Fri. April 22 Game 4: at NYK, Sun. April 24 Game 5: at BOS, Tue. April 26 Game 6: at NYK, Fri. April 29 Game 7: at BOS, Sun. May 1 Magic (#4) vs. Hawks (#5)

Game 1: at ORL, Sat. April 16 Game 2: at ORL, Tue. April 19 Game 3: at ATL, Fri. April 22 Game 4: at ATL, Sun. April 24 Game 5: at ORL, Tue. April 26 Game 6: at ATL, Thu. April 28 Game 7: at ORL, Sat. April 30 WESTERN CONFERENCE

(# for conference ranking) Spurs(#1) vs. Grizzlies (#8) Game 1: at SAS, Sun. April 17 Game 2: at SAS, Wed. April 20 Game 3: at MEM, Sat. April 23 Game 4: at MEM, Mon. April 25 Game 5: at SAS, Wed. April 27 Game 6: at MEM, Fri. April 29 Game 7: at SAS, Sun. May 1 Lakers (#2) vs. Hornets (#7) Game 1: at LAL, Sun. April 17 Game 2: at LAL, Wed. April 20 Game 3: at NOH, Fri. April 22 Game 4: at NOH, Sun. April 24 Game 5: at LAL, Tue. April 26 Game 6: at NOH, Thu. April 28 Game 7: at LAL, Sat. April 30 Mavs (#3) vs. Blazers (#6)

Game 1: at DAL, Sat. April 16 Game 2: at DAL, Tue. April 19 Game 3: at POR, Thu. April 21 Game 4: at POR, Sat. April 23 Game 5: at DAL, Mon. April 25 Game 6: at POR, Thu. April 28 Game 7: at DAL, Sat. April 30 Thunder (#4) vs. Nuggets (#5) Game 1: at DEN, Sun. April 17 Game 2: at DEN, Wed. April 20 Game 3: at OKL, Sat. April 23 Game 4: at OKL, Mon. April 25 Game 5: at DEN, Wed. April 27 Game 6: at OKL, Fri. April 29 Game 7: at DEN, Sun. May 1