NBA Playoffs TV Schedule: Full Round 1 Network Coverage and Live Stream Info

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NBA Playoffs TV Schedule: Full Round 1 Network Coverage and Live Stream Info
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The 2014 NBA playoff picture has come to fruition.

Teams continued jockeying for position up until the bitter end of the regular season and some surprising movement took place.

That's not a bad thing, as plenty of series will offer a great deal of excitement and drama.

Catching all of the action is a must. Each of the surviving 16 teams will continue on their journeys to claim the title of NBA champions.

Although, each team has a long and arduous journey remaining before the finals commence. It all starts in the first round.

Be sure to catch all of the action, as each team looks to get off to a hot start and build momentum going forward.

Here's a look at all of the essential, need-to-know viewing information for each Round 1 series.

 

Western Conference

No. 1 San Antonio Spurs vs. No. 8 Dallas Mavericks

The Spurs look to continue their momentum, as they take on in-state rival Dallas in Round 1.

Spurs vs. Mavericks Round 1 Viewing Information
Game Date Time (ET) TV Info
1 Sun., April 20 1 p.m. TNT
2 Wed., April 23 8 p.m. NBATV
3 Sat., April 26 4:30 p.m. TNT
4 Mon., April 28 9:30 p.m. TNT

WashingtonPost.com

 

No. 2 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. No. 7 Memphis Grizzlies

The Thunder will keep their high-octane offense surging as they look to get past the surging Grizzlies in the first round.

Thunder vs. Grizzlies Round 1 Viewing Information
Game Date Time (ET) TV Info
1 Sat., April 19 9:30 p.m. ESPN
2 Mon., April 21 8 p.m. TNT
3 Thurs., April 24 8 p.m. TNT
4 Sat., April 26 9:30 p.m. ESPN

WashingtonPost.com

 

No. 3 Los Angeles Clippers vs. No. 6 Golden State Warriors

This will surely be one of the most anticipated matchups, as bad blood and a long history will be heavily featured when the Clippers take on the Warriors.

Clippers vs. Warriors Round 1 Viewing Information
Game Date Time (ET) TV Info
1 Sat., April 19 3:30 p.m. ABC
2 Mon., April 21 10:30 p.m. TNT
3 Thurs., April 24 10:30 p.m. TNT
4 Sun., April 27 3:30 p.m. ABC

WashingtonPost.com

 

No. 4 Houston Rockets vs. No. 5 Portland Trail Blazers

Houston is surging right now, but the unpredictable Trail Blazers stand in the Rockets' way of advancing further in the playoffs.

Rockets vs. Trailblazers Round 1 Viewing Information
Game Date Time (ET) TV Info
1 Sun., April 20 9:30 p.m. TNT
2 Wed., April 23 9:30 p.m. TNT
3 Fri., April 25 10:30 p.m. ESPN
4 Sun., April 27 9:30 p.m. TNT

WashingtonPost.com

 

Eastern Conference

No. 1 Indiana Pacers vs. No. 8 Atlanta Hawks

Can the Pacers right the ship? They haven't been playing like true No. 1 seeds lately and will get a big test against the Hawks.

Pacers vs. Hawks Round 1 Viewing Information
Game Date Time (ET) TV Info
1 Sat., April 19 7 p.m. ESPN
2 Tues., April 22 7 p.m. TNT
3 Thurs., April 24 7 p.m. NBATV
4 Sat., April 26 2 p.m. TNT

WashingtonPost.com

 

No. 2 Miami Heat vs. No. 7 Charlotte Bobcats

If the Heat can stay healthy, they could certainly go deep into the playoffs this year. We'll see if that's the case when they take on the Bobcats in Round 1.

Heat vs. Bobcats Round 1 Viewing Information
Game Date Time (ET) TV Info
1 Sun., April 20 3:30 p.m. ABC
2 Wed., April 23 7 p.m. TNT
3 Sat., April 26 7 p.m. ESPN
4 Mon., April 28 7 p.m. TNT

WashingtonPost.com

 

No. 3 Toronto Raptors vs. No. 6 Brooklyn Nets

Watch out for the Nets. The Raptors have had a great run this season, but Brooklyn is a very dangerous team right now.

Raptors vs. Nets Round 1 Viewing Information
Game Date Time (ET) TV Info
1 Sat., April 19 12:30 p.m. ESPN
2 Tues., April 22 8 p.m. NBATV
3 Fri., April 25 7 p.m. ESPN2
4 Sun., April 27 7 p.m. TNT

WashingtonPost.com

 

No. 4 Chicago Bulls vs. No. 5 Washington Wizards

These are two very evenly matched teams. The Wizards will look to up the pace, as the Bulls will look to the guidance of Joakim Noah to keep up.

Bulls vs. Wizards Round 1 Viewing Information
Game Date Time (ET) TV Info
1 Sun., April 20 7 p.m. TNT
2 Tues., April 22 9:30 p.m. TNT
3 Fri., April 25 8 p.m. ESPN
4 Sun., April 27 1 p.m. ABC

WashingtonPost.com

The complete series schedules can be found on WashingtonPost.com.

Note: Games 5-7 for each series are TBD.

 

Live Stream Info

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All games on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC can be live streamed on WatchESPN.

All games on TNT can be live streamed on TNTOvertime.

All games on NBATV can be live streamed on NBA.com.

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