The 2012 Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder playoff schedule tips off on Saturday night (April 28). The No. 2 seeded Thunder serve as the host after finishing the regular season with an impressive 47-19 record.
The Mavericks finished with the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference after posting a 36-30 record during the regular season. The Mavericks are the defending NBA champions, but going up against the Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook led Thunder in the first round is no easy task.
Game 1 of the series is at 8:30 p.m. CT on Saturday (April 28) and it will get shown on ESPN. The winner of this series will advance to the second round and play against the winner of the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets series.
During the regular season, Oklahoma City won three of the four match-ups that the teams had.
2012 Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Playoff Schedule
Game 1: Sat. April 28, Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m. CT (ESPN)
Game 2: Mon. April 30, Dallas at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m. CT (TNT)
Game 3: Thu. May 3, Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. CT (TNT)
Game 4: Sat. May 5, Oklahoma City at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. CT (TNT)
Game 5* Mon. May 7, Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD
Game 6* Thu. May 10, Oklahoma City at Dallas, TBD
Game 7* Sat. May 12, Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD (TNT)
*= If Necessary
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