NBA playoff schedule for every first-round series

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The play-in games are finished. The standings are set. The NBA playoff schedule has been released.

Are you ready for the postseason?

The Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies earned Western Conference seeds 7 and 8, respectively. In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards won the final two spots.

After the conclusion of the Grizzlies’ overtime win against the Golden State Warriors, the NBA announced the full first-round playoff schedule.

Here are the eight series that will start on May 22 and have potential Game Sevens as late as June 6.

All tipoffs are labeled in Eastern Time. Games 5-7 are all only if necessary and time and TV channel TBD.

Western Conference

1. Utah Jazz vs. 8. Memphis Grizzlies

Sunday, May 23, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, May 26, 10 p.m. (TNT) Saturday, May 29, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, May 31, 9:30 p.m (TNT) Wednesday, June 2, TBD Friday, June 4, TBD Sunday, June 6, TBD

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

Sunday, May 23, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Tuesday, May 25, 10 p.m. (TNT) Thursday, May 27, 10 p.m. (TNT) Sunday, May 30, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Tuesday, June 1, TBD Thursday, June 3, TBD Saturday, June 5, TBD

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

Saturday, May 22, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, May 24, 10 p.m. (TNT) Thursday, May 27, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Saturday, May 29, 4 p.m. (TNT) Tuesday, June 1, TBD Thursday, June 3, TBD Saturday, June 5, TBD

No. 4 Los Angeles Clippers vs. No. 5 Dallas Mavericks

Saturday, May 22, 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, May 25, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Friday, May 28, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Sunday, May 30, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, June 2, TBD Friday, June 4, TBD Sunday, June 6, TBD

Eastern Conference

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

Sunday, May 23, 1 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, May 26, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Saturday, May 29, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, May 31, 7 p.m (TNT) Wednesday, June 2, TBD Friday, June 4, TBD Sunday, June 6, TBD

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

Saturday, May 22, 8 p.m. (ABC) Tuesday, May 25, 7:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, May 28, 8:30 p.m. (ABC) Sunday, May 30, 7 p.m. (TNT) Tuesday, June 1, TBD Thursday, June 3, TBD Saturday, June 5, TBD

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

Saturday, May 22, 2 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, May 24, 7:30 p.m. (TNT) Thursday, May 27, 7:30 p.m. (TNT) Saturday, May 29, 1:30 p.m. (TNT) Tuesday, June 1, TBD Thursday, June 3, TBD Saturday, June 5, TBD

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

Sunday, May 23, 7 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, May 26, 7:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, May 28, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Sunday, May 30, 1 p.m. (ABC) Wednesday, June 2, TBD Friday, June 4, TBD Sunday, June 6, TBD

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