Playoffs 2021

NBA Playoffs 2021: Complete first round schedule

After a shortened 72-game season and a few days of the Play-In Tournament, the postseason is finally here. The 2021 NBA Playoffs begin Saturday, May 22 with a full slate of four games.

Check below for times and dates of the entire first round.

*All times as per Eastern Time Zone

EASTERN CONFERENCE

No. 1 Philadelphia 76ers vs. No. 8 Washington Wizards

Day Date Time Game Matchup
Sun. 23 May 1:00 p.m 1 Wizards @ 76ers
Wed. 26 May 7:00 p.m 2 Wizards @ 76ers
Sat. 29 May 7:00 p.m 3 76ers @ Wizards
Mon. 31 May 7:00 p.m 4 76ers @ Wizards
Wed. 2 June TBD 5 Wizards @ 76ers
Fri. 4 June TBD 6 76ers @ Wizards
Sun. 6 June TBD 7 Wizards @ 76ers

No. 2 Brooklyn Nets vs. No. 7 Boston Celtics

Day Date Time Game Matchup
Sat. 22 May 8:00 p.m 1 Celtics @ Nets
Tue. 25 May 7:30 p.m 2 Celtics @ Nets
Fri. 28 May 8:30 p.m 3 Nets @ Celtics
Sun. 30 May 7:00 p.m 4 Nets @ Celtics
Tue. 1 June TBD 5 Celtics @ Nets
Thu. 3 June TBD 6 Nets @ Celtics
Sat. 5 June TBD 7 Celtics @ Nets

No. 3 Milwaukee Bucks vs. No. 6 Miami Heat

Day Date Time Game Matchup
Sat. 22 May 2:00 p.m 1 Heat @ Bucks
Mon. 24 May 7:30 p.m 2 Heat @ Bucks
Thu. 27 May 7:30 p.m 3 Bucks @ Heat
Sat. 29 May 1:30 p.m 4 Bucks @ Heat
Tue. 1 June TBD 5 Heat @ Bucks
Thu. 3 June TBD 6 Bucks @ Heat
Sat. 5 June TBD 7 Heat @ Bucks

No. 4 New York Knicks vs. No. 5 Atlanta Hawks

Day Date Time Game Matchup
Sun. 23 May 7:00 p.m 1 Hawks @ Knicks
Wed. 26 May 7:30 p.m 2 Hawks @ Knicks
Fri. 28 May 7:00 p.m 3 Knicks @ Hawks
Sun. 30 May 1:00 p.m 4 Knicks @ Hawks
Wed. 2 June TBD 5 Hawks @ Knicks
Fri. 4 June TBD 6 Knicks @ Hawks
Sun. 6 June TBD 7 Hawks @ Knicks

WESTERN CONFERENCE

No. 1 Utah Jazz vs. No. 8 Memphis Grizzlies

Date Day Time Game Matchup
Sun. 23 May 9:30 p.m 1 Grizzlies @ Jazz
Wed. 26 May 10:00 p.m 2 Grizzlies @ Jazz
Sat. 29 May 9:30 p.m 3 Jazz @ Grizzlies
Mon. 31 May 9:30 p.m 4 Jazz @ Grizzlies
Wed. 2 June TBD 5 Grizzlies @ Jazz
Fri. 4 June TBD 6 Jazz @ Grizzlies
Sun. 6 June TBD 7 Grizzlies @ Jazz

No. 2 Phoenix Suns vs. No. 7 Los Angeles Lakers

Day Date Time Game Matchup
Sun. 23 May 3:30 p.m 1 Lakers @ Suns
Tue. 25 May 10:00 p.m 2 Lakers @ Suns
Thu. 27 May 10:00 p.m 3 Suns @ Lakers
Sun 30 May 3:30 p.m 4 Suns @ Lakers
Tue. 1 June TBD 5 Lakers @ Suns
Thu. 3 June TBD 6 Suns @ Lakers
Sat. 5 June TBD 7 Lakers @ Suns

No. 3 Denver Nuggets vs. No. 6 Portland Trail Blazers

Day Date Time Game Matchup
Sat. 22 May 10:30 p.m 1 Trail Blazers @ Nuggets
Mon. 24 May 10:00 p.m 2 Trail Blazers @ Nuggets
Thu. 27 May 10:30 p.m 3 Nuggets @ Trail Blazers
Sat. 29 May 4:00 p.m 4 Nuggets @ Trail Blazers
Tue. 1 June TBD 5 Trail Blazers @ Nuggets
Thu. 3 June TBD 6 Nuggets @ Trail Blazers
Sat. 5 June TBD 7 Trail Blazers @ Nuggets

No. 4 LA Clippers vs. No. 5 Dallas Mavericks

Day Date Time Game Matchup
Sat. 22 May 4:30 p.m 1 Mavericks @ Clippers
Tue 25 May 10:30 p.m 2 Mavericks @ Clippers
Fri. 28 May 9:30 p.m 3 Clippers @ Mavericks
Sun. 30 May 9:30 p.m 4 Clippers @ Mavericks
Wed. June 2 TBD 5 Mavericks @ Clippers
Fri. June 4 TBD 6 Clippers @ Mavericks
Sun June 6 TBD 7 Mavericks @ Clippers

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