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

Sean ODonnellContributor IIIApril 19, 2014

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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
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
1Sun., April 201 p.m.TNT
2Wed., April 238 p.m.NBATV
3Sat., April 264:30 p.m.TNT
4Mon., April 289:30 p.m.TNT
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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
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
1Sat., April 199:30 p.m.ESPN
2Mon., April 218 p.m.TNT
3Thurs., April 248 p.m.TNT
4Sat., April 269:30 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
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
1Sat., April 193:30 p.m.ABC
2Mon., April 2110:30 p.m.TNT
3Thurs., April 2410:30 p.m.TNT
4Sun., April 273:30 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
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
1Sun., April 209:30 p.m.TNT
2Wed., April 239:30 p.m.TNT
3Fri., April 2510:30 p.m.ESPN
4Sun., April 279:30 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
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
1Sat., April 197 p.m.ESPN
2Tues., April 227 p.m.TNT
3Thurs., April 247 p.m.NBATV
4Sat., April 262 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
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
1Sun., April 203:30 p.m.ABC
2Wed., April 237 p.m.TNT
3Sat., April 267 p.m.ESPN
4Mon., April 287 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
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
1Sat., April 1912:30 p.m.ESPN
2Tues., April 228 p.m.NBATV
3Fri., April 257 p.m.ESPN2
4Sun., April 277 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
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
1Sun., April 207 p.m.TNT
2Tues., April 229:30 p.m.TNT
3Fri., April 258 p.m.ESPN
4Sun., April 271 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.