NBA Playoffs 2014 TV Schedule: Full Coverage Guide for Remaining Round 1 Games

Sean ODonnellContributor IIIApril 21, 2014

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Even with just one game in the books for each postseason series, we've already seen a great deal of drama and excitement.

The 2014 NBA playoffs continue to be one of the most tantalizing sporting events of the year. Down-to-the-wire finishes, decisive road victories, blowout wins—these have all been well on display through just eight games.

There are plenty of contests remaining for each of the 16 surviving teams as they continue on their arduous journeys to earn the coveted NBA title.

The forthcoming action certainly shouldn't be missed, so let's take a look at each series' schedule and viewing information as the postseason rolls on.

 

Eastern Conference

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

The Pacers continued to struggle during Game 1 of their series against the Hawks. This team hasn't looked like a No. 1 seed in quite some time now. Could it be too late to right the ship?

No. 1 Indiana Pacers vs. No. 8 Atlanta Hawks
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
2Tues., April 227 p.m.TNT
3Thurs., April 247 p.m.NBATV
4Sat., April 262 p.m.TNT
NBA.com

*Games 5-8 are TBD.

 

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

Miami certainly looked healthy in Game 1 against the Bobcats; however, despite the solid play of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade will need to remain on the court if this team wishes to reach the finals once more.

 

No. 2 Miami Heat vs. No. 7 Charlotte Bobcats
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
2Wed., April 237 p.m.TNT
3Sat., April 267 p.m.ESPN
4Mon., April 287 p.m.TNT
NBA.com

*Games 5-8 are TBD.

 

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

Brooklyn is certainly a sleeper team to watch out for. After a great late-season stretch, the Nets continued riding their momentum in Game 1 against the Raptors, defeating Toronto by a score of 94-87.

No. 3 Toronto Raptors vs. No. 6 Brooklyn Nets
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
2Tues., April 228 p.m.NBATV
3Fri., April 257 p.m.ESPN2
4Sun., April 277 p.m.TNT
NBA.com

*Games 5-8 are TBD.

 

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

This could be a series that goes the full seven games. Washington is shooting very well from the field, and Chicago's offense has looked good since putting it in the hands of Joakim Noah.

No. 4 Chicago Bulls vs. No. 5 Washington Wizards
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
2Tues., April 229:30 p.m.TNT
3Fri., April 258 p.m.ESPN
4Sun., April 271 p.m.ABC
NBA.com

*Games 5-8 are TBD.

 

Western Conference

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

The Spurs went on a late-game rally to defeat the Mavericks in Game 1. Despite the Spurs' league-best record, their in-state rivals will prove to be worthy competition throughout the remainder of this series.

No. 1 San Antonio Spurs vs. No. 8 Dallas Mavericks
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
2Wed., April 238 p.m.NBATV
3Sat., April 264:30 p.m.TNT
4Mon., April 289:30 p.m.TNT
NBA.com

*Games 5-8 are TBD.

 

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

Oklahoma City's offense rolled in Game 1 thanks to a 33-point effort from Kevin Durant and a solid game by Russell Westbrook. The Grizzlies will need to make some severe adjustments to avoid more blowouts.

No. 2 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. No. 7 Memphis Grizzlies
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
2Mon., April 218 p.m.TNT
3Thurs., April 248 p.m.TNT
4Sat., April 269:30 p.m.ESPN
NBA.com

*Games 5-8 are TBD.

 

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

This may be the most intriguing series of the playoffs. These in-state rivals don't exactly like each other, and some dramatic and exhilarating games will be our reward for taking in the spectacle.

No. 3 Los Angeles Clippers vs. No. 6 Golden State Warriors
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
2Mon., April 2110:30 p.m.TNT
3Thurs., April 2410:30 p.m.TNT
4Sun., April 273:30 p.m.ABC
NBA.com

*Games 5-8 are TBD.

 

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

The Blazers will continue to try to overtake a team that holds a 3-1 record against them as this series moves on. Portland finished the regular season on a nice winning streak that should give them the necessary momentum to keep pace in this series.

No. 4 Houston Rockets vs. No. 5 Portland Trail Blazers
GameDateTime (ET)TV Info
2Wed., April 239:30 p.m.TNT
3Fri., April 2510:30 p.m.ESPN
4Sun., April 279:30 p.m.TNT
NBA.com

*Games 5-8 are TBD.