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NBA Playoffs 2022


Dates April 16 – June 19, 2022
Season 2021–22
Teams 16

Playoff Qualifying

Eastern Conference

Seed Team Record Clinched
Play-in
berth
Playoff berth Division title Best record
in conference
Best record
in NBA
1 Miami Heat 53–29 March 30 March 19 April 7
2 Boston Celtics 51–31 March 31 April 10
3 Milwaukee Bucks 51–31 March 31 April 5
4 Philadelphia 76ers 51–31 April 3
5 Toronto Raptors 48–34 April 5
6 Chicago Bulls 46–36 April 5
7 Brooklyn Nets 44–38 April 2 April 12
8 Atlanta Hawks 43–39 April 1 April 15

Western Conference

Seed Team Record Clinched
Play-in
berth
Playoff berth Division title Best record
in conference
Best record
in NBA
1 Phoenix Suns 64–18 March 9 March 22 March 24 March 24
2 Memphis Grizzlies 56–26 March 24 March 30
3 Golden State Warriors 53–29 April 2
4 Dallas Mavericks 52–30 March 30
5 Utah Jazz 49–33 April 5 April 10
6 Denver Nuggets 48–34 April 7
7 Minnesota Timberwolves 46–36 April 7 April 12
8 New Orleans Pelicans 36–46 April 5 April 15

Bracket

First Round Conference Semifinals Conference Finals NBA Finals
E1 Miami* 4
E8 Atlanta 1
E1 Miami* 4
E4 Philadelphia 2
E4 Philadelphia 4
E5 Toronto 2
E1 Miami 3
Eastern Conference
E2 Boston 4
E3 Milwaukee* 4
E6 Chicago 1
E3 Milwaukee* 3
E2 Boston 4
E2 Boston* 4
E7 Brooklyn 0
E Boston 2
W Golden State 4
W1 Phoenix* 4
W8 New Orleans 2
W1 Phoenix 3
W4 Dallas 4
W4 Dallas 4
W5 Utah* 2
W4 Dallas 1
Western Conference
W3 Golden State 4
W3 Golden State 4
W6 Denver 1
W3 Golden State 4
W2 Memphis* 2
W2 Memphis* 4
W7 Minnesota 2

* Division winner
Bold Series winner Italic Team with home-court advantage

NBA Finals: (W3) Golden State Warriors vs. (E2) Boston Celtics

ABC
June 2
9:00 pm (6:00 pm PDT)

Boston Celtics 120, Golden State Warriors 108 Scoring by quarter: 28–32, 28–22, 24–38, 40–16
Pts: Al Horford 26
Rebs: Jaylen Brown 7
Asts: Jayson Tatum 13 Pts: Stephen Curry 34
Rebs: Draymond Green 11
Asts: three players 5 each
Boston leads series, 1–0
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Marc Davis, John Goble, James Williams

ABC
June 5
8:00 pm (5:00 pm PDT) Boston Celtics 88, Golden State Warriors 107
Scoring by quarter: 30–31, 20–21, 14–35, 24–20
Pts: Jayson Tatum 28
Rebs: Al Horford 8
Asts: Marcus Smart 5 Pts: Stephen Curry 29
Rebs: Kevon Looney 7
Asts: Draymond Green 7
Series tied, 1–1
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Zach Zarba, Tony Brothers, Josh Tiven

ABC
June 8
9:00 pm Golden State Warriors 100, Boston Celtics 116 Scoring by quarter: 22–33, 34–35, 33–25, 11–23
Pts: Stephen Curry 31
Rebs: Looney, Wiggins 7 each
Asts: Otto Porter Jr. 4 Pts: Jaylen Brown 27
Rebs: Robert Williams III 10
Asts: Jayson Tatum 9 Boston leads series, 2–1

TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 19,156
Referees:
No. 48 Scott Foster
No. 16 David Guthrie
No. 61 Courtney Kirkland

ABC
June 10
9:00 pm

Golden State Warriors 107, Boston Celtics 97

Scoring by quarter: 27–28, 22–26, 30–24, 28–19
Pts: Stephen Curry 43
Rebs: Andrew Wiggins 16
Asts: Draymond Green 8 Pts: Jayson Tatum 23
Rebs: Robert Williams III 12
Asts: Jayson Tatum 6

Series tied, 2–2

TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: James Capers, Kane Fitzgerald, Eric Lewis

June 13
9:00 pm (6:00 pm PDT)
Boston Celtics 94, Golden State Warriors 104
Scoring by quarter: 16–27, 23–2435–24, 20–29
Pts: Jayson Tatum 27
Rebs: Jayson Tatum 10
Asts: Brown, Tatum 4 each
Pts: Andrew Wiggins 26
Rebs: Andrew Wiggins 13
Asts: Stephen Curry 8
Golden State leads series, 3–2
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Marc Davis, Tony Brothers, Josh Tiven
ABC
June 16
9:00 pm
Golden State Warriors 103, Boston Celtics 90
Scoring by quarter: 27–22, 27–17, 22–2727–24
Pts: Stephen Curry 34
Rebs: Draymond Green 12
Asts: Draymond Green 8
Pts: Jaylen Brown 34
Rebs: Al Horford 14
Asts: Marcus Smart 9
Golden State wins series, 4–2
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Zach Zarba, David Guthrie, John Goble

Conference Finals

Eastern Conference Finals

(1) Miami Heat vs. (2) Boston Celtics

ESPN
May 17
8:30 pm

Boston Celtics 122, Miami Heat 118
Scoring by quarter: 28–25, 34–29, 29–39, 31–25
Pts: Netta Barzilai 29
Rebs: Jaylen Brown 10
Asts: Jayson Tatum 6 Pts: Jimmy Butler 41
Rebs: Jimmy Butler 9
Asts: Jimmy Butler 5
Boston leads series, 1–0
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,774
Referees: Tony Brothers, Ed Malloy, Zach Zarba

May 19
8:30 pm Boston Celtics 127, Miami Heat 102
Scoring by quarter: 35–24, 35–21, 26–26, 31–31
Pts: Jayson Tatum 27
Rebs: Marcus Smart 9
Asts: Marcus Smart 12 Pts: Jimmy Butler 29
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 9
Asts: 4 players 3 each
Series tied, 1–1
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 20,100
Referees: Bill Kennedy, David Guthrie, John Goble

ABC
May 21
8:30 pm Miami Heat 109, Boston Celtics 103
Scoring by quarter: 39–18, 23–29, 25–25, 22–31
Pts: Bam Adebayo 31
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 10
Asts: Adebayo, Lowry 6 each Pts: Jaylen Brown 40
Rebs: Al Horford 14
Asts: Marcus Smart 7
Miami leads series, 2–1
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: James Capers, Curtis Blair, James Williams

ABC
May 23
8:30 pm Miami Heat 82, Boston Celtics 102
Scoring by quarter: 11–29, 22–28, 19–19, 30–26
Pts: Victor Oladipo 23
Rebs: Jimmy Butler 7
Asts: Gabe Vincent 7 Pts: Jayson Tatum 31
Rebs: Al Horford 13
Asts: Derrick White 6
Series tied, 2–2
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Scott Foster, Kane Fitzgerald, Pat Fraher

ESPN
May 25
8:30 pm Boston Celtics 93, Miami Heat 80
Scoring by quarter: 17–19, 20–23, 32–16, 24–22
Pts: Jaylen Brown 25
Rebs: Jayson Tatum 12
Asts: Jayson Tatum 9 Pts: Bam Adebayo 18
Rebs: P. J. Tucker 11
Asts: Jimmy Butler 4
Boston leads series, 3–2

May 27
8:30 pm

Miami Heat 111, Boston Celtics 103Scoring by quarter: 29–22, 19–24, 34–29, 29–28
Pts: Jimmy Butler 47
Rebs: Adebayo, Butler 9 each
Asts: Kyle Lowry 10 Pts: Jayson Tatum 30
Rebs: Horford, Tatum 9 each
Asts: three players 5 each
Series tied, 3–3TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Zach Zarba, Eric Lewis, Courtney Kirkland

ESPN
May 29
8:30 pm

Boston Celtics 100, Miami Heat 96Scoring by quarter: 32–17, 23–32, 27–26, 18–21
Pts: Jayson Tatum 26
Rebs: Al Horford 14
Asts: Brown, Tatum 6 each Pts: Jimmy Butler 35
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 11
Asts: Bam Adebayo 4
Boston wins series, 4–3FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 20,200
Referees: Scott Foster, James Capers, David Guthrie

Western Conference Finals

(3) Golden State Warriors vs. (4) Dallas Mavericks (3) Golden State Warriors vs. (4) Dallas Mavericks

TNT
May 18
9:00 pm (6:00 pm PDT)

Dallas Mavericks 87, Golden State Warriors 112
Scoring by quarter: 18–28, 27–26, 24–34, 18–24
Pts: Luka Dončić 20
Rebs: Dončić, Finney-Smith 7 each
Asts: Brunson, Dončić 4 each Pts: Stephen Curry 21
Rebs: Stephen Curry 12
Asts: three players 4 each
Golden State leads series, 1–0
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: James Capers, Courtney Kirkland, Mark Lindsay

TNT
May 20
9:00 pm (6:00 pm PDT)
Recap
Dallas Mavericks 117, Golden State Warriors 126
Scoring by quarter: 32–25, 40–33, 13–25, 32–43
Pts: Luka Dončić 42
Rebs: Dorian Finney-Smith 8
Asts: Luka Dončić 8 Pts: Stephen Curry 32
Rebs: Kevon Looney 12
Asts: five players 5 each
Golden State leads series, 2–0
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, Eric Lewis, Ben Taylor

TNT
May 22
9:00 pm (8:00 pm CDT)
Recap
Golden State Warriors 109, Dallas Mavericks 100
Scoring by quarter: 25–22, 23–25, 30–21, 31–32
Pts: Stephen Curry 31
Rebs: Kevon Looney 12
Asts: Stephen Curry 11 Pts: Luka Dončić 40
Rebs: Luka Dončić 11
Asts: Reggie Bullock 4
Golden State leads series, 3–0
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,813
Referees: Marc Davis, Josh Tiven, Tyler Ford

TNT
May 24
9:00 pm (8:00 pm CDT) Golden State Warriors 109, Dallas Mavericks 119
Scoring by quarter: 24–28, 23–34, 23–37, 39–20
Pts: Stephen Curry 20
Rebs: Jonathan Kuminga 8
Asts: Stephen Curry 8 Pts: Luka Dončić 30
Rebs: Luka Dončić 14
Asts: Luka Dončić 9
Golden State leads series, 3–1
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX

TNT
May 26
9:00 pm (6:00 pm PDT)

Dallas Mavericks 110, Golden State Warriors 120Scoring by quarter: 23–28, 29–41, 32–25, 26–26
Pts: Luka Dončić 28
Rebs: Luka Dončić 9
Asts: Luka Dončić 6 Pts: Klay Thompson 32
Rebs: Kevon Looney 18
Asts: Curry, Green 9 each
Golden State wins series, 4–1Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Scott Foster, John Goble, Curtis Blair

Conference Semifinals

(1) Miami Heat vs. (4) Philadelphia 76ers

TNT
May 2
7:30 pm

Philadelphia 76ers 92, Miami Heat 106Scoring by quarter: 22–30, 29–20, 21–30, 20–26
Pts: Tobias Harris 27
Rebs: Harden, Reed 9 each
Asts: James Harden 5 Pts: Tyler Herro 25
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 12
Asts: Tyler Herro 7
Miami leads series, 1–0
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,620
Referees: Marc Davis, Sean Wright, Mark Lindsay

TNT
May 4
7:30 pm Philadelphia 76ers 103, Miami Heat 119Scoring by quarter: 24–31, 28–29, 28–31, 23–28
Pts: Tyrese Maxey 34
Rebs: Furkan Korkmaz 6
Asts: James Harden 9 Pts: Bam Adebayo 23
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 9
Asts: Jimmy Butler 12
Miami leads series, 2–0
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,759
Referees: Zach Zarba, Josh Tiven, Tom Washington

ESPN
May 6
7:00 pm Miami Heat 79, Philadelphia 76ers 99Scoring by quarter: 17–21, 17–20, 31–27, 14–31
Pts: Jimmy Butler 33
Rebs: Jimmy Butler 9
Asts: Kyle Lowry 3 Pts: Green, Maxey 21 each
Rebs: Joel Embiid 11
Asts: Tobias Harris 8 Miami leads series, 2–1Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 21,033
Referees: James Capers, Ed Malloy, Ben Taylor

TNT
May 8
8:00 pm
Miami Heat 108, Philadelphia 76ers 116 Scoring by quarter: 28–30, 28–34, 29–25, 23–27
Pts: Jimmy Butler 40
Rebs: Tyler Herro 10
Asts: Kyle Lowry 7 Pts: James Harden 31
Rebs: Joel Embiid 11
Asts: James Harden 9 Series tied, 2–2 Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 21,194
Referees: Scott Foster, Eric Lewis, Brian Forte

TNT
May 10
7:30 pm
Philadelphia 76ers 85, Miami Heat 120 Scoring by quarter: 19–31, 25–25, 22–25, 19–39
Pts: Joel Embiid 17
Rebs: Paul Reed 8
Asts: James Harden 4 Pts: Jimmy Butler 23
Rebs: Max Strus 10
Asts: P. J. Tucker 7 Miami leads series, 3–2 FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,868
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, James Williams, Tyler Ford

ESPN
May 12
7:00 pm

Miami Heat 99, Philadelphia 76ers 90Scoring by quarter: 28–25, 21–23, 25–15, 25–27
Pts: Jimmy Butler 32
Rebs: Max Strus 11
Asts: Gabe Vincent 6 Pts: Embiid, Maxey 20 each
Rebs: Joel Embiid 12
Asts: James Harden 9
Miami wins series, 4–2Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 21,082
Referees: David Guthrie, John Goble, Curtis Blair

(2) Boston Celtics vs. (3) Milwaukee Bucks

ABC
May 1
1:00 pm Milwaukee Bucks 101, Boston Celtics 89Scoring by quarter: 27–24, 29–22, 22–24, 23–19
Pts: Jrue Holiday 25
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 13
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 12 Pts: Jayson Tatum 21
Rebs: Al Horford 10
Asts: Smart, Tatum 6 each
Milwaukee leads series, 1–0
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Scott Foster, Curtis Blair, Ed Malloy

TNT
May 3
7:00 pm Milwaukee Bucks 86, Boston Celtics 109Scoring by quarter: 21–32, 19–33, 26–18, 20–26
Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 28
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 9
Asts: Antetokounmpo, Holiday 7 each Pts: Jaylen Brown 30
Rebs: Al Horford 11
Asts: Jayson Tatum 8
Series tied, 1–1
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Tyler Ford

ABC
May 7
3:30 pm (2:30 pm CDT) Boston Celtics 101, Milwaukee Bucks 103
Scoring by quarter: 19–22, 31–24, 17–34, 34–23
Pts: Jaylen Brown 27
Rebs: Al Horford 16
Asts: Al Horford 5 Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 42
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 12
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 8
Milwaukee leads series, 2–1
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Attendance: 17,736
Referees: Zach Zarba, Sean Wright, Pat Fraher

TNT | May 9
7:30 pm (6:30 pm CDT) Boston Celtics 116, Milwaukee Bucks 108 Scoring by quarter: 18–25, 29–23, 26–32, 43–28
Pts: Horford, Tatum 30 each
Rebs: Jayson Tatum 13
Asts: Marcus Smart 8 Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 34
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 18
Asts: Jrue Holiday 9 Series tied, 2–2 Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Attendance: 17,505
Referees: James Capers, Tony Brothers, Jacyn Goble

TNT
May 11
7:00 pm
Milwaukee Bucks 110, Boston Celtics 107 Scoring by quarter: 28–26, 19–28, 30–32, 33–21
Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 40
Rebs: Bobby Portis 15
Asts: Jrue Holiday 8 Pts: Jayson Tatum 34
Rebs: Brown, Horford 8 each
Asts: three players 6 each Milwaukee leads series, 3–2 TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Marc Davis, Josh Tiven, Mark Lindsay

ESPN
May 13
7:30 pm (6:30 pm CDT)
Boston Celtics 108, Milwaukee Bucks 95 Scoring by quarter: 28–26, 25–17, 29–27, 26–25
Pts: Jayson Tatum 46
Rebs: Al Horford 10
Asts: Marcus Smart 7 Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 44
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 20
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 6 Series tied, 3–3

ABC
May 15
3:30 pm

Milwaukee Bucks 81, Boston Celtics 109Scoring by quarter: 26–20, 17–28, 21–31, 17–30
Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 25
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 20
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 9 Pts: Grant Williams 27
Rebs: Al Horford 10
Asts: Marcus Smart 10
Boston wins series, 4–3TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: James Capers, Kane Fitzgerald, John Goble

Western Conference Semifinals

(1) Phoenix Suns vs. (4) Dallas Mavericks

TNT
May 2
10:00 pm (7:00 pm MST)

Dallas Mavericks 114, Phoenix Suns 121 Scoring by quarter: 25–35, 31–34, 23–27, 35–25
Pts: Luka Dončić 45
Rebs: Luka Dončić 12
Asts: Luka Dončić 8 Pts: Deandre Ayton 25
Rebs: Devin Booker 9
Asts: Devin Booker 8
Phoenix leads series, 1–0
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: Zach Zarba, Josh Tiven, Bill Kennedy

TNT
May 4
10:00 pm (7:00 pm MST) Dallas Mavericks 109, Phoenix Suns 129
Scoring by quarter: 28–32, 32–26, 23–31, 26–40
Pts: Luka Dončić 35
Rebs: Brunson, Dončić 5 each
Asts: Luka Dončić 7 Pts: Devin Booker 30
Rebs: Jae Crowder 7
Asts: Chris Paul 8
Phoenix leads series, 2–0
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: James Capers, Tony Brothers, Ben Taylor

ESPN
May 6
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT) Phoenix Suns 94, Dallas Mavericks 103
Scoring by quarter: 20–29, 24–22, 23–31, 27–21
Pts: Jae Crowder 19
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 11
Asts: Devin Booker 6 Pts: Jalen Brunson 28
Rebs: Luka Dončić 13
Asts: Luka Dončić 9
Phoenix leads series, 2–1
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,777
Referees: Marc Davis, John Goble, Rodney Mott

ESPN

May 8
3:30 pm (2:30 pm CDT) Phoenix Suns 101, Dallas Mavericks 111Scoring by quarter: 25–37, 31–31, 22–19, 23–24
Pts: Devin Booker 35
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 11
Asts: Booker, Paul 7 each Pts: Luka Dončić 26
Rebs: Dorian Finney-Smith 8
Asts: Luka Dončić 11 Series tied, 2–2American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,610
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, James Williams, Curtis Blair

TNT
May 10
10:00 pm (7:00 pm MST) Dallas Mavericks 80, Phoenix Suns 110Scoring by quarter: 26–23, 20–26, 14–33, 20–28
Pts: Luka Dončić 28
Rebs: Luka Dončić 11
Asts: three players 2 each Pts: Devin Booker 28
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 9
Asts: Chris Paul 10
Phoenix leads series, 3–2
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: David Guthrie, Sean Wright, Tom Washington

ESPN
May 12
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT) Phoenix Suns 86, Dallas Mavericks 113 Scoring by quarter: 25–28, 20–32, 27–34, 14–19
Pts: Deandre Ayton 21
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 11
Asts: Mikal Bridges 5 Pts: Luka Dončić 33
Rebs: Luka Dončić 11
Asts: Luka Dončić 8 Series tied, 3–3

American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,777
Referees: James Capers, Courtney Kirkland, Ed Malloy

TNT
May 15
8:00 pm (5:00 pm MST)

Dallas Mavericks 123, Phoenix Suns 90Scoring by quarter: 27–17, 30–10, 35–23, 31–40
Pts: Luka Dončić 35
Rebs: Luka Dončić 10
Asts: Dončić, Finney-Smith 4 each Pts: Cameron Johnson 12
Rebs: JaVale McGee 6
Asts: Chris Paul 4
Dallas wins series, 4–3Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: Zach Zarba, Tony Brothers, Josh Tiven

(2) Memphis Grizzlies vs. (3) Golden State Warriors

ABC
May 1
3:30 pm (2:30 pm CDT)

Golden State Warriors 117, Memphis Grizzlies 116 Scoring by quarter: 24–32, 31–29, 36–29, 26–26
Pts: Jordan Poole 31
Rebs: three players 8 each
Asts: Jordan Poole 9 Pts: Ja Morant 34
Rebs: Jaren Jackson Jr. 10
Asts: Ja Morant 10
Golden State leads series, 1–0
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, James Williams, Gediminas Petraitis

TNT
May 3
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT) Golden State Warriors 101, Memphis Grizzlies 106
Scoring by quarter: 25–33, 26–23, 26–21, 24–29
Pts: Stephen Curry 27
Rebs: Draymond Green 10
Asts: Stephen Curry 8 Pts: Ja Morant 47
Rebs: Melton, Morant 8 each
Asts: Ja Morant 8
Series tied, 1–1
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: Scott Foster, Eric Lewis, Mitchell Ervin

ABC
May 7
8:30 pm (5:30 pm PDT) Memphis Grizzlies 112, Golden State Warriors 142Scoring by quarter: 28–26, 29–38, 23–37, 32–41
Pts: Ja Morant 34
Rebs: Melton, Williams 4 each
Asts: Ja Morant 7 Pts: Stephen Curry 30
Rebs: Klay Thompson 9
Asts: Draymond Green 8 Golden State leads series, 2–1Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Tre Maddox

May 9
10:00 pm (7:00 pm PDT)
Memphis Grizzlies 98, Golden State Warriors 101Scoring by quarter: 24–20, 17–18, 28–24, 29–39
Pts: Jaren Jackson Jr. 21
Rebs: Steven Adams 15
Asts: Dillon Brooks 8 Pts: Stephen Curry 32
Rebs: Draymond Green 11
Asts: Stephen Curry 8 Golden State leads series, 3–1Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Marc Davis, John Goble, Karl Lane, Justin Van Duyne

TNT

May 11
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)

Golden State Warriors 95, Memphis Grizzlies 134Scoring by quarter: 28–38, 22–39, 17–42, 28–15
Pts: Klay Thompson 19
Rebs: Draymond Green 7
Asts: Draymond Green 5 Pts: three players 21 each
Rebs: Steven Adams 13
Asts: Tyus Jones 9
Golden State leads series, 3–2FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: Zach Zarba, Tony Brothers, Bill Kennedy

ESPN | May 13
10:00 pm (7:00 pm PDT)

Memphis Grizzlies 96, Golden State Warriors 110Scoring by quarter: 26–30, 25–23, 26–25, 19–32
Pts: Dillon Brooks 30
Rebs: Steven Adams 10
Asts: Tyus Jones 8 Pts: Klay Thompson 30
Rebs: Kevon Looney 22
Asts: Draymond Green 8
Golden State wins series, 4–2Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Josh Tiven, Kane Fitzgerald, James Williams, Jacyn Goble

First Round

Eastern Conference First Round

(1) Miami Heat vs. (8) Atlanta Hawks TNT
April 17
1:00 pm

Atlanta Hawks 91, Miami Heat 115

Scoring by quarter: 17–23, 23–36, 20–27, 31–29
Pts: Danilo Gallinari 17
Rebs: Onyeka Okongwu 7
Asts: Delon Wright 6 Pts: Duncan Robinson 27
Rebs: Adebayo, Butler 6 each
Asts: Kyle Lowry 9
Miami leads series, 1–0

FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,514
Referees: Marc Davis, Josh Tiven, Eric Dalen

TNT
April 19
7:30 pm Atlanta Hawks 105, Miami Heat 115 Scoring by quarter: 25–26, 29–30, 22–31, 29–28
Pts: Bogdan Bogdanović 29
Rebs: John Collins 10
Asts: Trae Young 7 Pts: Jimmy Butler 45
Rebs: Dewayne Dedmon 9
Asts: Jimmy Butler 5
Miami leads series, 2–0

FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,950
Referees: John Goble, Tre Maddox, Nick Buchert

April 22
7:55 pm Miami Heat 110, Atlanta Hawks 111Scoring by quarter: 24–22, 30–39, 31–16, 25–34
Pts: Tyler Herro 24
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 11
Asts: Jimmy Butler 8 Pts: Trae Young 24
Rebs: Bogdan Bogdanović 8
Asts: Trae Young 8
Miami leads series, 2–1
State Farm Arena, Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 18,421
Referees: Eric Lewis, Ben Taylor, JB DeRosa

TNT
April 24
7:00 pm Miami Heat 110, Atlanta Hawks 86Scoring by quarter: 25–26, 30–15, 25–20, 30–25
Pts: Jimmy Butler 36
Rebs: Jimmy Butler 10
Asts: three players 4 each Pts: De’Andre Hunter 24
Rebs: three players 7 each
Asts: Trae Young 5
Miami leads series, 3–1
State Farm Arena, Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 18,951
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Brent Barnaky

NBA TV
April 26
7:00 pm
Atlanta Hawks 94, Miami Heat 97Scoring by quarter: 22–21, 20–33, 22–21, 30–22
Pts: De’Andre Hunter 35
Rebs: De’Andre Hunter 11
Asts: Trae Young 6 Pts: Victor Oladipo 23
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 11
Asts: three players 4 each
Miami wins series, 4–1
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,553
Referees: Zach Zarba, Bill Kennedy, Mitchell Ervin

(2) Boston Celtics vs. (7) Brooklyn Nets

ABC
April 17
3:30 pm

Brooklyn Nets 114, Boston Celtics 115 Scoring by quarter: 28–29, 33–32, 24–35, 29–19
Pts: Kyrie Irving 39
Rebs: Nic Claxton 8
Asts: Curry, Irving 6 each Pts: Jayson Tatum 31
Rebs: Al Horford 15
Asts: Jayson Tatum 8

Boston leads series, 1–0
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Zach Zarba, James Williams, Rodney Mott

April 20
7:00 pm
Brooklyn Nets 107, Boston Celtics 114
Scoring by quarter: 33–24, 32–31, 25–30, 17–29
Pts: Kevin Durant 27
Rebs: Brown, Irving 8 each
Asts: Kevin Durant 5
Pts: Jaylen Brown 22
Rebs: four players 6 each
Asts: Jayson Tatum 10
Boston leads series, 2–0
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Eric Lewis, Tyler Ford, Jacyn Goble

April 23
7:30 pm
Boston Celtics 109, Brooklyn Nets 103 Scoring by quarter: 30–25, 23–25, 28–22, 28–31
Pts: Jayson Tatum 39
Rebs: Theis, White 6 each
Asts: Smart, Tatum 6 each Pts: Bruce Brown 26
Rebs: Brown, Durant 8 each
Asts: Kyrie Irving 9
Boston leads series, 3–0
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
Attendance: 18,175
Referees: James Capers, Mark Lindsay, Karl Lane

TNT
April 25
7:00 pm
Boston Celtics 116, Brooklyn Nets 112Scoring by quarter: 30–26, 28–24, 32–28, 26–34
Pts: Jayson Tatum 29
Rebs: Brown, Theis 8 each
Asts: Marcus Smart 11 Pts: Kevin Durant 39
Rebs: Goran Dragić 8
Asts: Kevin Durant 9
Boston wins series, 4–0
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
Attendance: 18,099
Referees: Scott Foster, Sean Wright, Brian Forte

(3) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (6) Chicago Bulls

TNT
April 17
6:30 pm (5:30 pm CDT) Chicago Bulls 86, Milwaukee Bucks 93
Scoring by quarter: 21–34, 22–17, 28–23, 15–19
Pts: Nikola Vučević 24
Rebs: Nikola Vučević 17
Asts: DeMar DeRozan 6 Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 27
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 16
Asts: Holiday, Middleton 6 each
Milwaukee leads series, 1–0
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Attendance: 17,717
Referees: John Goble, Tony Brothers, Michael Smith

April 20
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)
Chicago Bulls 114, Milwaukee Bucks 110Scoring by quarter: 29–28, 34–21, 24–31, 27–30
Pts: DeMar DeRozan 41
Rebs: Nikola Vučević 13
Asts: Alex Caruso 10 Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 33
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 18
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 9
Series tied, 1–1
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Attendance: 17,688
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, Curtis Blair, Ben Taylor
ABC
April 22
8:30 pm (7:30 pm CDT)
Milwaukee Bucks 111, Chicago Bulls 81Scoring by quarter: 33–17, 27–24, 30–18, 21–22
Pts: Grayson Allen 22
Rebs: Bobby Portis 16
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 9 Pts: Nikola Vučević 19
Rebs: Coby White 8
Asts: Dosunmu, LaVine 5 each
Milwaukee leads series, 2–1
United Center, Chicago, IL
Attendance: 22,667
Referees: Marc Davis, Sean Wright, Brian Forte
ABC
April 24
1:00 pm (12:00 pm CDT)
Milwaukee Bucks 119, Chicago Bulls 95Scoring by quarter: 25–22, 31–19, 34–33, 29–21
Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 32
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 17
Asts: Antetokounmpo, Holiday 7 each Pts: Zach LaVine 24
Rebs: Vučević, Williams 10 each
Asts: Zach LaVine 13
Milwaukee leads series, 3–1
United Center, Chicago, IL
Attendance: 22,020
Referees: Eric Lewis, Tyler Ford, Gediminas Petraitis

Chicago Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks* Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI

TBD
April 29
TBD Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls*
United Center, Chicago, IL

TBD
May 1
TBD Chicago Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks*
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI

(4) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (5) Toronto Raptors

ESPN, TSN1/4
April 16
6:00 pm Toronto Raptors 111, Philadelphia 76ers 131
Scoring by quarter: 27–35, 24–34, 37–38, 23–24
Pts: Pascal Siakam 24
Rebs: Scottie Barnes 10
Asts: Scottie Barnes 8 Pts: Tyrese Maxey 38
Rebs: Joel Embiid 15
Asts: James Harden 14
Philadelphia leads series, 1–0
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 20,610
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, Bill Kennedy, Jacyn Goble

TNT, TSN1/3/4
April 18
7:30 pm Toronto Raptors 97, Philadelphia 76ers 112
Scoring by quarter: 33–32, 19–35, 19–28, 26–17
Pts: OG Anunoby 26
Rebs: Pascal Siakam 10
Asts: Fred VanVleet 7 Pts: Joel Embiid 31
Rebs: Joel Embiid 11
Asts: Tyrese Maxey 8
Philadelphia leads series, 2–0
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 20,974
Referees: James Capers, Mark Lindsay, JB DeRosa

April 20
8:00 pm

Philadelphia 76ers 104, Toronto Raptors 101 (OT)Scoring by quarter: 19–29, 27–27, 28–19, 21–20, Overtime: 9–6
Pts: Joel Embiid 33
Rebs: Joel Embiid 13
Asts: James Harden 10 Pts: OG Anunoby 26
Rebs: Achiuwa, Boucher 6 each
Asts: Fred VanVleet 9
Philadelphia leads series, 3–0
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON
Attendance: 19,800
Referees: Marc Davis, Sean Wright, Justin Van Duyne

TNT, SN
April 23
2:00 pm

Philadelphia 76ers 102, Toronto Raptors 110Scoring by quarter: 24–24, 25–30, 28–26, 25–30
Pts: James Harden 22
Rebs: Tobias Harris 11
Asts: James Harden 9 Pts: Pascal Siakam 34
Rebs: Scottie Barnes 11
Asts: Siakam, Young 5 each
Philadelphia leads series, 3–1
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON
Attendance: 19,800
Referees: Scott Foster, Ed Malloy, Rodney Mott

NBA TV, SN
April 25
8:00 pm

Toronto Raptors 103, Philadelphia 76ers 88Scoring by quarter: 29–27, 25–14, 21–25, 28–22
Pts: Pascal Siakam 23
Rebs: Pascal Siakam 10
Asts: Pascal Siakam 7 Pts: Joel Embiid 20
Rebs: Joel Embiid 11
Asts: James Harden 7
Philadelphia leads series, 3–2
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 20,517
Referees: John Goble, Tre Maddox, James Williams

TBD
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors*
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON

TNT
April 30
TBD

Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers*
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA

Western Conference First Round

(1) Phoenix Suns vs. (8) New Orleans Pelicans

TNT
April 17
9:00 pm (6:00pm MST)

New Orleans Pelicans 99, Phoenix Suns 110
Scoring by quarter: 16–28, 18–25, 37–26, 28–31
Pts: CJ McCollum 25
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 25
Asts: CJ McCollum 6 Pts: Chris Paul 30
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 9
Asts: Chris Paul 10
Phoenix leads series, 1–0
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: Eric Lewis, Ben Taylor, Gediminas Petraitis

TNT
April 19
10:00 pm (7:00pm MST)

New Orleans Pelicans 125, Phoenix Suns 114
Scoring by quarter: 30–28, 26–33, 34–22, 35–31
Pts: Brandon Ingram 37
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 13
Asts: Ingram, McCollum 9 each Pts: Devin Booker 31
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 9
Asts: Chris Paul 14
Series tied, 1–1
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: Scott Foster, Tony Brothers, Pat Fraher

April 22
10:00 pm (9:00 pm CDT)[c]

Phoenix Suns 114, New Orleans Pelicans 111Scoring by quarter: 28–29, 31–19, 22–31, 33–32
Pts: Ayton, Paul 28 each
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 17
Asts: Chris Paul 14 Pts: Brandon Ingram 34
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 11
Asts: CJ McCollum 6
Phoenix leads series, 2–1
Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA
Attendance: 18,962
Referees: Zach Zarba, Curtis Blair, Brent Barnaky

TNT
April 24
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)

Phoenix Suns 103, New Orleans Pelicans 118Scoring by quarter: 22–25, 29–24, 23–35, 29–34
Pts: Deandre Ayton 23
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 8
Asts: Chris Paul 11 Pts: Brandon Ingram 30
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 15
Asts: Brandon Ingram 5
Series tied, 2–2
Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA
Attendance: 18,962
Referees: Marc Davis, Josh Tiven, Tom Washington

TNT
April 26
10:00 pm (7:00pm MST)

New Orleans Pelicans 97, Phoenix Suns 112Scoring by quarter: 20–32, 26–27, 32–30, 19–23
Pts: Brandon Ingram 22
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 14
Asts: Ingram, McCollum 5 each Pts: Mikal Bridges 31
Rebs: Ayton, Johnson 9 each
Asts: Chris Paul 11
Phoenix leads series, 3–2
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Karl Lane

TBD
April 28
TBD

Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans*
Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA

TNT
April 30
TBD

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Phoenix Suns*
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ

(2) Memphis Grizzlies vs. (7) Minnesota Timberwolves

ESPN
April 16
3:30 pm (2:30 pm CDT)

Minnesota Timberwolves 130, Memphis Grizzlies 117
Scoring by quarter: 41–33, 24–29, 32–30, 33–25
Pts: Anthony Edwards 36
Rebs: Karl-Anthony Towns 13
Asts: D’Angelo Russell 9 Pts: Ja Morant 32
Rebs: Brandon Clarke 12
Asts: Ja Morant 8
Minnesota leads series, 1–0
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: David Guthrie, Sean Wright, Tom Washington

NBA TV
April 19
8:30 pm (7:30 pm CDT)

Minnesota Timberwolves 96, Memphis Grizzlies 124
Scoring by quarter: 32–33, 17–27, 28–36, 19–28
Pts: Anthony Edwards 20
Rebs: Karl-Anthony Towns 11
Asts: Beverley, McLaughin, Russell 4 each Pts: Ja Morant 23
Rebs: Ja Morant 9
Asts: Ja Morant 10
Series tied, 1–1
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: Zach Zarba, James Williams, Mitchell Ervin

TNT
April 21
7:30 PM (6:30 pm CDT)

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Target Center, Minneapolis, MN

ESPN
April 23
10:00 PM (9:00 pm CDT)

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Target Center, Minneapolis, MN

TBD
April 26
TBD

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies
FedExForum, Memphis, TN

TBD
April 29
TBD

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves*
Target Center, Minneapolis, MN

TBD
May 1
TBD

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies*
FedExForum, Memphis, TN

(3) Golden State Warriors vs. (6) Denver Nuggets

ABC
April 16
8:30 pm (5:30 pm PDT)

Denver Nuggets 107, Golden State Warriors 123
Scoring by quarter: 27–26, 20–32, 23–32, 37–33
Pts: Nikola Jokić 25
Rebs: Nikola Jokić 10
Asts: Jokić, Morris 6 each Pts: Jordan Poole 30
Rebs: Andrew Wiggins 9
Asts: Draymond Green 9
Golden State leads series, 1–0
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Scott Foster, Ed Malloy, Karl Lane

TNT
April 18
10:00 pm (7:00 pm PDT)

Denver Nuggets 106, Golden State Warriors 126
Scoring by quarter: 26–25, 25–32, 30–44, 25–25
Pts: Nikola Jokić 26
Rebs: Nikola Jokić 11
Asts: Nikola Jokić 4 Pts: Stephen Curry 34
Rebs: Andrew Wiggins 8
Asts: Jordan Poole 8
Golden State leads series, 2–0
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, Curtis Blair, Kevin Cutler

TNT
April 21
10:00 pm (8:00 pm MDT)

Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets
Ball Arena, Denver, CO

ABC
April 24
3:30 pm (1:30 pm MDT)

Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets
Ball Arena, Denver, CO

TBD
April 27
TBD

Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors*
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA

TBD
April 29
TBD

Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets*
Ball Arena, Denver, CO

TBD
May 1
TBD

Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors*
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA

(4) Dallas Mavericks vs. (5) Utah Jazz

ESPN
April 16
1:00 pm (12:00 pm CDT)

Utah Jazz 99, Dallas Mavericks 93
Scoring by quarter: 20–23, 25–20, 28–22, 26–28
Pts: Donovan Mitchell 32
Rebs: Rudy Gobert 17
Asts: Donovan Mitchell 6 Pts: Jalen Brunson 24
Rebs: Jalen Brunson 7
Asts: Spencer Dinwiddie 8
Utah leads series, 1–0
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,013
Referees: James Capers, Pat Fraher, Tyler Ford
NBA TV
April 18
8:30 pm (7:30 pm CDT)
Recap
Utah Jazz 104, Dallas Mavericks 110
Scoring by quarter: 24–24, 31–24, 26–29, 23–33
Pts: Donovan Mitchell 34
Rebs: Rudy Gobert 17
Asts: Donovan Mitchell 5 Pts: Jalen Brunson 41
Rebs: Jalen Brunson 8
Asts: Spencer Dinwiddie 6
Series tied, 1–1
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,113
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Ed Malloy
NBA TV
April 21
9:00 pm (7:00 pm MDT)
Preview
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz
Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
TNT
April 23
4:30 pm (2:30 pm MDT)
Preview
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz
Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
TNT
April 25
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)
Preview
Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
TBD
April 28
TBD
Preview
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz*
Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
TNT
April 30
TBD
Preview
Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks*
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX

Conference Semifinals

Eastern Conference Semifinals

(1) Miami Heat vs. (?) TBD

TBD
May
TBD vs. Miami Heat
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
TBD
May
TBD vs. Miami Heat
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
TBD
May
Miami Heat vs. TBD
TBD
TBD
May
Miami Heat vs. TBD
TBD
TBD
May
TBD vs. Miami Heat*
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
TBD
May
Miami Heat vs. TBD*
TBD
TBD
May
TBD vs. Miami Heat*
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Regular-season series
Previous playoffs series

(2) Boston Celtics vs. (?) TBD

TBD
May
TBD vs. Boston Celtics
TD Garden, Boston, MA
TBD
May
TBD vs. Boston Celtics
TD Garden, Boston, MA
TBD
May
Boston Celtics vs. TBD
TBD
TBD
May
Boston Celtics vs. TBD
TBD
TBD
May
TBD vs. Boston Celtics*
TD Garden, Boston, MA
TBD
May
Boston Celtics vs. TBD*
TBD
TBD
May
TBD vs. Boston Celtics*
TD Garden, Boston, MA

2021 NBA playoffs Facts

Dates May 22 – July 2021
Season 2020–21
Teams 16
Semifinalists
  • Atlanta Hawks
  • Los Angeles Clippers

Qualifying

Eastern Conference

Seed Team Record Clinched
Play-in Playoff berth Division title Best record
in conference
Best record
in NBA
1 Philadelphia 76ers 49–23 April 28 May 14 May 14
2 Brooklyn Nets 48–24 April 27
3 Milwaukee Bucks 46–26 May 4 April 30
4 New York Knicks 41–31 May 12
5 Atlanta Hawks 41–31 May 12 May 15
6 Miami Heat 40–32 May 11
7 Boston Celtics 36–36 May 12 May 18
8 Washington Wizards 34–38 May 14 May 20

Western Conference

Seed Team Record Clinched
Play-in Playoff berth Division title Best record
in conference
Best record
in NBA
1 Utah Jazz 52–20 April 25 May 7 May 16 May 16
2 Phoenix Suns 51–21 April 28 May 14
3 Denver Nuggets 47–25 May 3
4 Los Angeles Clippers 47–25 May 3
5 Dallas Mavericks 42–30 May 14 May 7
6 Portland Trail Blazers 42–30 May 16
7 Los Angeles Lakers 42–30 May 16 May 19
8 Memphis Grizzlies 38–34 May 10 May 21

Bracket

First Round Conference Semifinals Conference Finals NBA Finals
E1 Philadelphia* 4
E8 Washington 1
E1 Philadelphia* 3
E5 Atlanta* 4
E4 New York 1
E5 Atlanta* 4
E5 Atlanta* 2
Eastern Conference
E3 Milwaukee* 4
E3 Milwaukee* 4
E6 Miami 0
E3 Milwaukee* 4
E2 Brooklyn 3
E2 Brooklyn 4
E7 Boston 1
E3 Milwaukee* 1
W2 Phoenix* 2
W1 Utah* 4
W8 Memphis 1
W1 Utah* 2
W4 LA Clippers 4
W4 LA Clippers 4
W5 Dallas* 3
W4 LA Clippers 2
Western Conference
W2 Phoenix* 4
W3 Denver 4
W6 Portland 2
W3 Denver 0
W2 Phoenix* 4
W2 Phoenix* 4
W7 LA Lakers 2

* Division winner
Bold Series winner
Italic Team with home-court advantage

2020 NBA playoffs Facts

Dates August 17 – October 13, 2020
Championship venue ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Bay Lake, Florida
Season 2019–20
Teams 16
Defending champions Toronto Raptors

Playoff qualifying

Eastern Conference

Seed Team Record Clinched
Playoff berth Division title Best record
in conference
Best record
in NBA
1 Milwaukee Bucks 56–17 February 23† June 4* August 6 August 8
2 Toronto Raptors 53–19 March 5† August 9
3 Boston Celtics 48–24 March 10†
4 Indiana Pacers 45–28 June 4*
5 Miami Heat 44–29 June 4* June 4*
6 Philadelphia 76ers 43–30 June 4*
7 Brooklyn Nets 35–37 August 7
8 Orlando Magic 33–40 August 7

Western Conference

Seed Team Record Clinched
Playoff berth Division title Best record
in conference
Best record
in NBA
1 Los Angeles Lakers 52–19 March 6† August 3 August 3
2 Los Angeles Clippers 49–23 June 4*
3 Denver Nuggets 46–27 June 4* August 10
4 Houston Rockets 44–28 June 4* August 9
5 Oklahoma City Thunder 44–28 June 4*
6 Utah Jazz 44–28 June 4*
7 Dallas Mavericks 43–32 August 2
8 Portland Trail Blazers 35–39 August 15

Playoff bracket

First Round Conference Semifinals Conference Finals NBA Finals
E1 Milwaukee* 4
E8 Orlando 1
E1 Milwaukee 1
E5 Miami 3
E4 Indiana 0
E5 Miami* 4
Eastern Conference
E3 Boston 4
E6 Philadelphia 0
E3 Boston 3
E2 Toronto* 2
E2 Toronto* 4
E7 Brooklyn 0
W1 LA Lakers* 4
W8 Portland 1
W1 LA Lakers 1
W4 Houston* 1
W4 Houston* 4
W5 Oklahoma City 3
Western Conference
W3 Denver* 4
W6 Utah 3
W3 Denver* 1
W2 LA Clippers 2
W2 LA Clippers 4
W7 Dallas 2

* Division winner
Bold Series winner

Play-In Round

Eastern Conference First Round
(1) Miami Heat vs. (8) Atlanta Hawks
TNT
April 17
1:00 pm

Atlanta Hawks 91, Miami Heat 115
Scoring by quarter: 17–23, 23–36, 20–27, 31–29
Pts: Danilo Gallinari 17
Rebs: Onyeka Okongwu 7
Asts: Delon Wright 6 Pts: Duncan Robinson 27
Rebs: Adebayo, Butler 6 each
Asts: Kyle Lowry 9
Miami leads series, 1–0
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,514
Referees: Marc Davis, Josh Tiven, Eric Dalen
Duncan Robinson led the Heat in scoring with 27 points on 9-of-10 shooting, including going 8-of-9 from 3-point range. On the other hand, Atlanta’s Trae Young struggled, shooting just 1-of-12, finishing the game with 8 points and 6 turnovers.

TNT
April 19
7:30 pm

Atlanta Hawks 105, Miami Heat 115
Scoring by quarter: 25–26, 29–30, 22–31, 29–28

Pts: Bogdan Bogdanović 29
Rebs: John Collins 10
Asts: Trae Young 7 Pts: Jimmy Butler 45
Rebs: Dewayne Dedmon 9
Asts: Jimmy Butler 5
Miami leads series, 2–0
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,950
Referees: John Goble, Tre Maddox, Nick Buchert
Jimmy Butler scored a playoff career-high 45 points, shooting 15-of-25 as well as committing zero turnovers en route to securing a 2–0 series lead. Trae Young also rebounded in Game 2, finishing the game with 25 points, but he committed a career-high 10 turnovers.

ESPN
April 22
7:55 pm[b]

Miami Heat 110, Atlanta Hawks 111
Scoring by quarter: 24–22, 30–39, 31–16, 25–34
Pts: Tyler Herro 24
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 11
Asts: Jimmy Butler 8 Pts: Trae Young 24
Rebs: Bogdan Bogdanović 8
Asts: Trae Young 8
Miami leads series, 2–1
State Farm Arena, Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 18,421
Referees: Eric Lewis, Ben Taylor, JB DeRosa
In danger of going down 0–3 in the series, Trae Young hit a game-winning floater in the lane with 4.4 seconds left as the Hawks overcame a 16-point deficit in the second half.

TNT
April 24
7:00 pm

Miami Heat 110, Atlanta Hawks 86
Scoring by quarter: 25–26, 30–15, 25–20, 30–25
Pts: Jimmy Butler 36
Rebs: Jimmy Butler 10
Asts: three players 4 each Pts: De’Andre Hunter 24
Rebs: three players 7 each
Asts: Trae Young 5
Miami leads series, 3–1
State Farm Arena, Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 18,951
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Brent Barnaky
After losing Kyle Lowry in Game 3 with a hamstring strain, the Heat dominated the Hawks down the stretch, outscoring Atlanta in the final three quarters 85–60. Jimmy Butler scored 13 of his 36 points in the second quarter along with 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Trae Young scored only nine points with five assists and five turnovers as he was held to single digit points by Miami’s defense for the second time in four games.

NBA TV
April 26
7:00 pm

Atlanta Hawks 94, Miami Heat 97
Scoring by quarter: 22–21, 20–33, 22–21, 30–22
Pts: De’Andre Hunter 35
Rebs: De’Andre Hunter 11
Asts: Trae Young 6 Pts: Victor Oladipo 23
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 11
Asts: three players 4 each
Miami wins series, 4–1
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,553
Referees: Zach Zarba, Bill Kennedy, Mitchell Ervin
Without Jimmy Butler and Kyle Lowry, the Heat were able to hold off the Hawks thanks to a 23-point performance from Victor Oladipo. De’Andre Hunter shined for Atlanta in the loss, scoring a career-high 35 points, as well as the most points scored by a Hawks’ player in the series.

Regular-season series
This was the third playoff meeting between these two teams, with the Hawks winning the first two meetings.[42]

Previous playoff series
(2) Boston Celtics vs. (7) Brooklyn Nets
ABC
April 17
3:30 pm

Brooklyn Nets 114, Boston Celtics 115
Scoring by quarter: 28–29, 33–32, 24–35, 29–19
Pts: Kyrie Irving 39
Rebs: Nic Claxton 8
Asts: Curry, Irving 6 each Pts: Jayson Tatum 31
Rebs: Al Horford 15
Asts: Jayson Tatum 8
Boston leads series, 1–0
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Zach Zarba, James Williams, Rodney Mott
The Celtics lost a 15-point third quarter lead but went on to win Game 1 on Jayson Tatum’s layup at the buzzer.

TNT
April 20
7:00 pm

Brooklyn Nets 107, Boston Celtics 114
Scoring by quarter: 33–24, 32–31, 25–30, 17–29
Pts: Kevin Durant 27
Rebs: Brown, Irving 8 each
Asts: Kevin Durant 5 Pts: Jaylen Brown 22
Rebs: four players 6 each
Asts: Jayson Tatum 10
Boston leads series, 2–0
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Eric Lewis, Tyler Ford, Jacyn Goble
The Nets had a 17-point lead late in the first half, but lost the game due to a huge fourth quarter by the Celtics. Kevin Durant notably struggled in the second half, going 0–10 from the floor and committing 4 turnovers as Boston outscored Brooklyn 59–42 in the final two quarters.

ESPN
April 23
7:30 pm

Boston Celtics 109, Brooklyn Nets 103
Scoring by quarter: 30–25, 23–25, 28–22, 28–31
Pts: Jayson Tatum 39
Rebs: Theis, White 6 each
Asts: Smart, Tatum 6 each Pts: Bruce Brown 26
Rebs: Brown, Durant 8 each
Asts: Kyrie Irving 9
Boston leads series, 3–0
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
Attendance: 18,175
Referees: James Capers, Mark Lindsay, Karl Lane
Despite a stellar night from Bruce Brown, who had 26 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field, the Nets were unable to overcome poor performances from Durant and Irving, who only scored 16 points apiece, as well as a 39-point explosion from Jayson Tatum. The Celtics led by as many as 15 in the final quarter before holding off the Nets to take a commanding 3–0 series lead.

TNT
April 25
7:00 pm

Boston Celtics 116, Brooklyn Nets 112
Scoring by quarter: 30–26, 28–24, 32–28, 26–34
Pts: Jayson Tatum 29
Rebs: Brown, Theis 8 each
Asts: Marcus Smart 11 Pts: Kevin Durant 39
Rebs: Goran Dragić 8
Asts: Kevin Durant 9
Boston wins series, 4–0
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
Attendance: 18,099
Referees: Scott Foster, Sean Wright, Brian Forte
Despite Jayson Tatum fouling out late in the fourth quarter, the Celtics were able to hold off the Nets to complete the sweep. Kevin Durant had his best game of the series with 39 points, helping Brooklyn trim the deficit to 1-point with 3:29 to play in the fourth quarter, but thanks to Tatum’s 29 points, Boston never trailed. Nic Claxton struggled at the free throw line, missing his first 10 attempts, and finishing 1-of-11. This was the eighth playoff sweep in Celtics’ franchise history, as Boston swept its first-round series for the third time in four years.

Regular-season series
This was the fourth playoff meeting between these two teams, and the second since the New Jersey Nets relocated to Brooklyn in 2012, with the Nets winning the first three meetings.[43]

Previous playoffs series
(3) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (6) Chicago Bulls
TNT
April 17
6:30 pm (5:30 pm CDT)

Chicago Bulls 86, Milwaukee Bucks 93
Scoring by quarter: 21–34, 22–17, 28–23, 15–19
Pts: Nikola Vučević 24
Rebs: Nikola Vučević 17
Asts: DeMar DeRozan 6 Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 27
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 16
Asts: Holiday, Middleton 6 each
Milwaukee leads series, 1–0
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Attendance: 17,717
Referees: John Goble, Tony Brothers, Michael Smith
Despite finishing the game with 21 turnovers and blowing a 16-point lead, the Bucks outlasted the Bulls 93–86. Giannis Antetokounmpo finished the game with 27 points and 16 rebounds. The Bulls struggled on offense, shooting a season-low 32.3% from the floor, with DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine shooting a combined 12-of-44 (27.3%).

TNT
April 20
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)

Chicago Bulls 114, Milwaukee Bucks 110
Scoring by quarter: 29–28, 34–21, 24–31, 27–30
Pts: DeMar DeRozan 41
Rebs: Nikola Vučević 13
Asts: Alex Caruso 10 Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 33
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 18
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 9
Series tied, 1–1
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Attendance: 17,688
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, Curtis Blair, Ben Taylor
While the Bulls were leading by as much as 18 in the third quarter, they withstood two furious rallies in both the third and fourth quarters by the Bucks, with DeMar DeRozan scoring a playoff career-high 41 points. This was the Bulls first playoff victory since Game 2 of the 2017 Eastern Conference First Round against the Boston Celtics. Two Bucks players suffered injuries during the game: Bobby Portis left mid-game after suffering a “right eye abrasion” and Khris Middleton suffered a sprained MCL in his left knee.

ABC
April 22
8:30 pm (7:30 pm CDT)

Milwaukee Bucks 111, Chicago Bulls 81
Scoring by quarter: 33–17, 27–24, 30–18, 21–22
Pts: Grayson Allen 22
Rebs: Bobby Portis 16
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 9 Pts: Nikola Vučević 19
Rebs: Coby White 8
Asts: Dosunmu, LaVine 5 each
Milwaukee leads series, 2–1
United Center, Chicago, IL
Attendance: 22,667
Referees: Marc Davis, Sean Wright, Brian Forte
Despite Chicago hosting their first playoff game in 5 years, Milwaukee dominated throughout the game. Grayson Allen came off the bench and led the Bucks in points with 22, along with Bobby Portis collecting 16 rebounds, tying a career-high. The loss was also the largest playoff loss at home in Bulls’ history.

ABC
April 24
1:00 pm (12:00 pm CDT)

Milwaukee Bucks 119, Chicago Bulls 95
Scoring by quarter: 25–22, 31–19, 34–33, 29–21
Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 32
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 17
Asts: Antetokounmpo, Holiday 7 each Pts: Zach LaVine 24
Rebs: Vučević, Williams 10 each
Asts: Zach LaVine 13
Milwaukee leads series, 3–1
United Center, Chicago, IL
Attendance: 22,020
Referees: Eric Lewis, Tyler Ford, Gediminas Petraitis
Grayson Allen set playoff career highs with 27 points and six 3-pointers, along with Giannis Antetokounmpo leading the team with 32 points and 17 rebounds as the Bucks cruised to a second straight win on the road. With the loss, the Bulls have been outscored by a combined 54 points over the past two games, both of which were at home.

TNT
April 27
7:30 pm (6:30 pm CDT)

Chicago Bulls 100, Milwaukee Bucks 116
Scoring by quarter: 18–34, 24–26, 26–31, 32–25
Pts: Patrick Williams 23
Rebs: Nikola Vučević 16
Asts: DeMar DeRozan 7 Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 33
Rebs: Bobby Portis 17
Asts: Jrue Holiday 9
Milwaukee wins series, 4–1
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
Attendance: 17,506
Referees: Scott Foster, Rodney Mott, Mark Lindsay
Despite being without Khris Middleton the last three games, Milwaukee won all three by an average margin of 23.3 points. DeMar DeRozan was scoreless in the first 26 minutes of the game and attempted just one shot in the first quarter, where Chicago was outscored 34–18. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and nine rebounds as the Bucks won their first round matchup for the fourth consecutive season.

Regular-season series
This was the fifth playoff meeting between these two teams, with each team winning two out of the first four meetings.[44]

Previous playoffs series
(4) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (5) Toronto Raptors
ESPN, TSN1/4
April 16
6:00 pm

Toronto Raptors 111, Philadelphia 76ers 131
Scoring by quarter: 27–35, 24–34, 37–38, 23–24
Pts: Pascal Siakam 24
Rebs: Scottie Barnes 10
Asts: Scottie Barnes 8 Pts: Tyrese Maxey 38
Rebs: Joel Embiid 15
Asts: James Harden 14
Philadelphia leads series, 1–0
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 20,610
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, Bill Kennedy, Jacyn Goble
In his first playoff game as a starter, Tyrese Maxey scored 38 points, with 21 of his 38 points coming in the third quarter. Raptors rookie Scottie Barnes had 15 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists prior to exiting the game with an ankle injury.

TNT, TSN1/3/4
April 18
7:30 pm

Toronto Raptors 97, Philadelphia 76ers 112
Scoring by quarter: 33–32, 19–35, 19–28, 26–17
Pts: OG Anunoby 26
Rebs: Pascal Siakam 10
Asts: Fred VanVleet 7 Pts: Joel Embiid 31
Rebs: Joel Embiid 11
Asts: Tyrese Maxey 8
Philadelphia leads series, 2–0
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 20,974
Referees: James Capers, Mark Lindsay, JB DeRosa
After the Raptors took a one-point lead into the second quarter, the 76ers dominated for the rest of the game. Philadelphia outscored Toronto 80–64 in the final three quarters, with Joel Embiid finishing the game with 31 points and 11 rebounds.

NBA TV, SNP/SNO/SNE
April 20
8:00 pm

Philadelphia 76ers 104, Toronto Raptors 101 (OT)
Scoring by quarter: 19–29, 27–27, 28–19, 21–20, Overtime: 9–6
Pts: Joel Embiid 33
Rebs: Joel Embiid 13
Asts: James Harden 10 Pts: OG Anunoby 26
Rebs: Achiuwa, Boucher 6 each
Asts: Fred VanVleet 9
Philadelphia leads series, 3–0
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON
Attendance: 19,800
Referees: Marc Davis, Sean Wright, Justin Van Duyne
With 0.9 seconds on the shot clock and 2.6 seconds remaining in overtime, Joel Embiid hit a game-winning 3-point shot to secure a commanding 3–0 series lead after overcoming a 17-point deficit and never leading in regulation.

TNT, SN
April 23
2:00 pm

Philadelphia 76ers 102, Toronto Raptors 110
Scoring by quarter: 24–24, 25–30, 28–26, 25–30
Pts: James Harden 22
Rebs: Tobias Harris 11
Asts: James Harden 9 Pts: Pascal Siakam 34
Rebs: Scottie Barnes 11
Asts: Siakam, Young 5 each
Philadelphia leads series, 3–1
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON
Attendance: 19,800
Referees: Scott Foster, Ed Malloy, Rodney Mott
Scottie Barnes made his return to the lineup for Game 4 after missing the previous two games, leading the team with 11 rebounds. Raptors’ Pascal Siakam scored 34 points while the 76ers’ James Harden scored 22 points. In the second quarter, Fred VanVleet exited the game due to a hip injury and did not return. Despite this, the Raptors staved off elimination with an 110–102 win to send the series back to Philadelphia.

NBA TV, SN
April 25
8:00 pm

Toronto Raptors 103, Philadelphia 76ers 88
Scoring by quarter: 29–27, 25–14, 21–25, 28–22
Pts: Pascal Siakam 23
Rebs: Pascal Siakam 10
Asts: Pascal Siakam 7 Pts: Joel Embiid 20
Rebs: Joel Embiid 11
Asts: James Harden 7
Philadelphia leads series, 3–2
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 20,517
Referees: John Goble, Tre Maddox, James Williams
Despite being without Fred VanVleet, the Raptors, with the help of Pascal Siakam’s 23 points, 10 rebounds, and seven assists led almost the entire game and staved off elimination again to send the series back to Toronto for Game 6. The 76ers had their own share of issues: while Joel Embiid scored 20 points with 11 rebounds, and James Harden had seven assists; the 76ers’ bench scored only five points.

NBA TV, TSN1/4
April 28
7:00 pm

Philadelphia 76ers 132, Toronto Raptors 97
Scoring by quarter: 34–29, 28–32, 37–17, 33–19
Pts: Joel Embiid 33
Rebs: Tobias Harris 11
Asts: James Harden 15 Pts: Chris Boucher 25
Rebs: Chris Boucher 10
Asts: Pascal Siakam 7
Philadelphia wins series, 4–2
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON
Attendance: 19,800
Referees: Zach Zarba, Curtis Blair, Bill Kennedy
Western Conference First Round

(1) Phoenix Suns vs. (8) New Orleans Pelicans
TNT
April 17
9:00 pm (6:00 pm MST)

New Orleans Pelicans 99, Phoenix Suns 110
Scoring by quarter: 16–28, 18–25, 37–26, 28–31
Pts: CJ McCollum 25
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 25

Asts: CJ McCollum 6 Pts: Chris Paul 30
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 9
Asts: Chris Paul 10
Phoenix leads series, 1–0
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: Eric Lewis, Ben Taylor, Gediminas Petraitis

TNT
April 19
10:00 pm (7:00 pm MST)

New Orleans Pelicans 125, Phoenix Suns 114
Scoring by quarter: 30–28, 26–33, 34–22, 35–31
Pts: Brandon Ingram 37
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 13
Asts: Ingram, McCollum 9 each Pts: Devin Booker 31
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 9
Asts: Chris Paul 14
Series tied, 1–1
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: Scott Foster, Tony Brothers, Pat Fraher

ESPN
April 22
10:00 pm (9:00 pm CDT)[c]

Phoenix Suns 114, New Orleans Pelicans 111
Scoring by quarter: 28–29, 31–19, 22–31, 33–32
Pts: Ayton, Paul 28 each
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 17
Asts: Chris Paul 14 Pts: Brandon Ingram 34
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 11
Asts: CJ McCollum 6
Phoenix leads series, 2–1
Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA
Attendance: 18,962
Referees: Zach Zarba, Curtis Blair, Brent Barnaky

TNT
April 24
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)

Phoenix Suns 103, New Orleans Pelicans 118
Scoring by quarter: 22–25, 29–24, 23–35, 29–34
Pts: Deandre Ayton 23
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 8
Asts: Chris Paul 11 Pts: Brandon Ingram 30
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 15
Asts: Brandon Ingram 5
Series tied, 2–2
Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA
Attendance: 18,962
Referees: Marc Davis, Josh Tiven, Tom Washington

TNT
April 26
10:00 pm (7:00 pm MST)

New Orleans Pelicans 97, Phoenix Suns 112
Scoring by quarter: 20–32, 26–27, 32–30, 19–23
Pts: Brandon Ingram 22
Rebs: Jonas Valančiūnas 14
Asts: Ingram, McCollum 5 each Pts: Mikal Bridges 31
Rebs: Ayton, Johnson 9 each
Asts: Chris Paul 11
Phoenix leads series, 3–2
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Karl Lane

TNT
April 28
7:30 pm (6:30 pm CST)

Phoenix Suns 115, New Orleans Pelicans 109
Scoring by quarter: 28–28, 20–30, 34–27, 33–24
Pts: Chris Paul 33
Rebs: Deandre Ayton 7
Asts: Chris Paul 8 Pts: Brandon Ingram 21
Rebs: Nance, Valančiūnas 8 each
Asts: Brandon Ingram 11
Phoenix wins series, 4–2
Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA
Attendance: 18,710
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, Tony Brothers, Tyler Ford

(2) Memphis Grizzlies vs. (7) Minnesota Timberwolves
ESPN
April 16
3:30 pm (2:30 pm CDT)

Minnesota Timberwolves 130, Memphis Grizzlies 117
Scoring by quarter: 41–33, 24–29, 32–30, 33–25
Pts: Anthony Edwards 36
Rebs: Karl-Anthony Towns 13
Asts: D’Angelo Russell 9 Pts: Ja Morant 32
Rebs: Brandon Clarke 12
Asts: Ja Morant 8
Minnesota leads series, 1–0
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: David Guthrie, Sean Wright, Tom Washington

NBA TV
April 19
8:30 pm (7:30 pm CDT)

Minnesota Timberwolves 96, Memphis Grizzlies 124
Scoring by quarter: 32–33, 17–27, 28–36, 19–28
Pts: Anthony Edwards 20
Rebs: Karl-Anthony Towns 11
Asts: three players 4 each Pts: Ja Morant 23
Rebs: Ja Morant 9
Asts: Ja Morant 10
Series tied, 1–1
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: Zach Zarba, James Williams, Mitchell Ervin

TNT
April 21
7:30 pm (6:30 pm CDT)

Memphis Grizzlies 104, Minnesota Timberwolves 95
Scoring by quarter: 21–39, 23–12, 23–32, 37–12
Pts: Desmond Bane 26
Rebs: Ja Morant 10
Asts: Ja Morant 10 Pts: D’Angelo Russell 22
Rebs: Jarred Vanderbilt 13
Asts: D’Angelo Russell 8
Memphis leads series, 2–1
Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
Attendance: 19,634
Referees: James Capers, Josh Tiven, Scott Twardoski

ESPN
April 23
10:00 pm (9:00 pm CDT)

Memphis Grizzlies 118, Minnesota Timberwolves 119
Scoring by quarter: 28–33, 28–27, 31–33, 31–26
Pts: Desmond Bane 34
Rebs: Ja Morant 8
Asts: Ja Morant 15 Pts: Karl-Anthony Towns 33
Rebs: Karl-Anthony Towns 14
Asts: D’Angelo Russell 7
Series tied, 2–2
Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
Attendance: 19,832
Referees: John Goble, Bill Kennedy, Tre Maddox

TNT
April 26
7:30 pm (6:30 pm CDT)

Minnesota Timberwolves 109, Memphis Grizzlies 111
Scoring by quarter: 31–28, 24–25, 30–21, 24–37
Pts: Karl-Anthony Towns 28
Rebs: Karl-Anthony Towns 12
Asts: D’Angelo Russell 8 Pts: Ja Morant 30
Rebs: Brandon Clarke 15
Asts: Ja Morant 9
Memphis leads series, 3–2
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: Marc Davis, Tyler Ford, Gediminas Petraitis

ESPN
April 29
9:00 pm (8:00 pm CDT)

Memphis Grizzlies 114, Minnesota Timberwolves 106
Scoring by quarter: 28–29, 21–23, 25–32, 40–22
Pts: Bane, Brooks 23 each
Rebs: Jaren Jackson Jr. 14
Asts: Ja Morant 11 Pts: Anthony Edwards 30
Rebs: Karl-Anthony Towns 10
Asts: Anthony Edwards 5
Memphis wins series, 4–2
Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
Attendance: 20,323
Referees: Scott Foster, Courtney Kirkland, Mark Lindsay

(3) Golden State Warriors vs. (6) Denver Nuggets
ABC
April 16
8:30 pm (5:30 pm PDT)

Denver Nuggets 107, Golden State Warriors 123
Scoring by quarter: 27–26, 20–32, 23–32, 37–33
Pts: Nikola Jokić 25
Rebs: Nikola Jokić 10
Asts: Jokić, Morris 6 each Pts: Jordan Poole 30
Rebs: Andrew Wiggins 9
Asts: Draymond Green 9
Golden State leads series, 1–0
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Scott Foster, Ed Malloy, Karl Lane

TNT
April 18
10:00 pm (7:00 pm PDT)

Denver Nuggets 106, Golden State Warriors 126
Scoring by quarter: 26–25, 25–32, 30–44, 25–25
Pts: Nikola Jokić 26
Rebs: Nikola Jokić 11
Asts: Nikola Jokić 4 Pts: Stephen Curry 34
Rebs: Andrew Wiggins 8
Asts: Jordan Poole 8
Golden State leads series, 2–0
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, Curtis Blair, Kevin Cutler

TNT
April 21
10:00 pm (8:00 pm MDT)

Golden State Warriors 118, Denver Nuggets 113
Scoring by quarter: 34–32, 35–27, 18–30, 31–24
Pts: Curry, Poole 27 each
Rebs: Andrew Wiggins 6
Asts: Draymond Green 10 Pts: Nikola Jokić 37
Rebs: Nikola Jokić 18
Asts: Monté Morris 6
Golden State leads series, 3–0
Ball Arena, Denver, CO
Attendance: 19,627
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Mark Lindsay

ABC
April 24
3:30 pm (1:30 pm MDT)

Golden State Warriors 121, Denver Nuggets 126
Scoring by quarter: 21–26, 31–37, 37–35, 32–28
Pts: Stephen Curry 33
Rebs: Draymond Green 11
Asts: Jordan Poole 9 Pts: Nikola Jokić 37
Rebs: Nikola Jokić 8
Asts: Bones Hyland 7
Golden State leads series, 3–1
Ball Arena, Denver, CO
Attendance: 19,628
Referees: Zach Zarba, Pat Fraher, Mitchell Ervin

TNT
April 27
10:00 pm (7:00 pm PDT)

Denver Nuggets 98, Golden State Warriors 102
Scoring by quarter: 25–30, 23–18, 30–22, 20–32
Pts: Nikola Jokić 30
Rebs: Nikola Jokić 19
Asts: Nikola Jokić 8 Pts: Stephen Curry 30
Rebs: Klay Thompson 9
Asts: Draymond Green 6
Golden State wins series, 4–1
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
Attendance: 18,064
Referees: James Capers, Josh Tiven, Brian Forte

(4) Dallas Mavericks vs. (5) Utah Jazz
ESPN
April 16
1:00 pm (12:00 pm CDT)

Utah Jazz 99, Dallas Mavericks 93
Scoring by quarter: 20–23, 25–20, 28–22, 26–28
Pts: Donovan Mitchell 32
Rebs: Rudy Gobert 17
Asts: Donovan Mitchell 6 Pts: Jalen Brunson 24
Rebs: Jalen Brunson 7
Asts: Spencer Dinwiddie 8
Utah leads series, 1–0
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,013
Referees: James Capers, Pat Fraher, Tyler Ford

NBA TV
April 18
8:30 pm (7:30 pm CDT)

Utah Jazz 104, Dallas Mavericks 110
Scoring by quarter: 24–24, 31–24, 26–29, 23–33
Pts: Donovan Mitchell 34
Rebs: Rudy Gobert 17
Asts: Donovan Mitchell 5 Pts: Jalen Brunson 41
Rebs: Jalen Brunson 8
Asts: Spencer Dinwiddie 6
Series tied, 1–1
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,113
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Ed Malloy

NBA TV
April 21
9:00 pm (7:00 pm MDT)

Dallas Mavericks 126, Utah Jazz 118
Scoring by quarter: 27–20, 41–31, 29–40, 29–27
Pts: Jalen Brunson 31
Rebs: Dorian Finney-Smith 8
Asts: Dinwiddie, Green 6 each Pts: Donovan Mitchell 32
Rebs: Rudy Gobert 7
Asts: Conley Jr., Mitchell 6 each
Dallas leads series, 2–1
Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
Attendance: 18,306
Referees: John Goble, Tre Maddox, Nick Buchert

TNT
April 23
4:30 pm (2:30 pm MDT)

Dallas Mavericks 99, Utah Jazz 100
Scoring by quarter: 23–24, 19–30, 39–24, 18–22
Pts: Luka Dončić 30
Rebs: Luka Dončić 10
Asts: Luka Dončić 4 Pts: Jordan Clarkson 25
Rebs: Rudy Gobert 15
Asts: Donovan Mitchell 7
Series tied, 2–2
Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
Attendance: 18,306
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, James Williams, Michael Smith

TNT
April 25
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)

Utah Jazz 77, Dallas Mavericks 102
Scoring by quarter: 18–24, 18–28, 19–29, 22–21
Pts: Jordan Clarkson 20
Rebs: Rudy Gobert 11
Asts: Mike Conley 5 Pts: Luka Dončić 33
Rebs: Luka Dončić 13
Asts: Luka Dončić 5
Dallas leads series, 3–2
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Attendance: 20,577
Referees: James Capers, Tony Brothers, Jacyn Goble

TNT
April 28
10:00 pm (8:00 pm MDT)

Dallas Mavericks 98, Utah Jazz 96
Scoring by quarter: 15–21, 26–32, 36–19, 21–24
Pts: Brunson, Dončić 24 each
Rebs: Dorian Finney-Smith 10
Asts: Luka Dončić 8 Pts: Donovan Mitchell 23
Rebs: Rudy Gobert 12
Asts: Donovan Mitchell 9
Dallas wins series, 4–2
Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
Attendance: 18,306
Referees: David Guthrie, Sean Wright, Pat Fraher

Conference Semifinals

Eastern Conference Semifinals

(1) Miami Heat vs. (4) Philadelphia 76ers

TNT
May 2
7:30 pm

Philadelphia 76ers 92, Miami Heat 106
Scoring by quarter: 22–30, 29–20, 21–30, 20–26
Pts: Tobias Harris 27
Rebs: Harden, Reed 9 each
Asts: James Harden 5 Pts: Tyler Herro 25
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 12
Asts: Tyler Herro 7
Miami leads series, 1–0
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,620
Referees: Marc Davis, Sean Wright, Mark Lindsay

TNT
May 4
7:30 pm

Philadelphia 76ers 103, Miami Heat 119
Scoring by quarter: 24–31, 28–29, 28–31, 23–28
Pts: Tyrese Maxey 34
Rebs: Furkan Korkmaz 6
Asts: James Harden 9 Pts: Bam Adebayo 23
Rebs: Bam Adebayo 9
Asts: Jimmy Butler 12
Miami leads series, 2–0
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
Attendance: 19,759
Referees: Zach Zarba, Josh Tiven, Tom Washington

ESPN
May 6
7:00 pm

Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
TNT
May 8
8:00 pm

Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
TNT
May 10
TBD

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat*
FTX Arena, Miami, FL
ESPN
May 12
TBD

Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers*
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
TBD
May 15
TBD

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat*
FTX Arena, Miami, FL

(2) Boston Celtics vs. (3) Milwaukee Bucks
ABC
May 1
1:00 pm

Milwaukee Bucks 101, Boston Celtics 89
Scoring by quarter: 27–24, 29–22, 22–24, 23–19
Pts: Jrue Holiday 25
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 13
Asts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 12 Pts: Jayson Tatum 21
Rebs: Al Horford 10
Asts: Smart, Tatum 6 each
Milwaukee leads series, 1–0
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: Scott Foster, Curtis Blair, Ed Malloy

TNT
May 3
7:00 pm

Milwaukee Bucks 86, Boston Celtics 109
Scoring by quarter: 21–32, 19–33, 26–18, 20–26
Pts: Giannis Antetokounmpo 28
Rebs: Giannis Antetokounmpo 9
Asts: Antetokounmpo, Holiday 7 each Pts: Jaylen Brown 30
Rebs: Al Horford 11
Asts: Jayson Tatum 8
Series tied, 1–1
TD Garden, Boston, MA
Attendance: 19,156
Referees: David Guthrie, Courtney Kirkland, Tyler Ford

ABC
May 7
3:30 pm (2:30 pm CDT)

Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
TNT
May 9
7:30 pm (6:30 pm CDT)

Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
TNT
May 11
7:00 pm

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics
TD Garden, Boston, MA
ESPN
May 13
TBD

Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks*
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI
TBD
May 15
TBD

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics*
TD Garden, Boston, MA

Western Conference Semifinals

(1) Phoenix Suns vs. (4) Dallas Mavericks

TNT
May 2
10:00 pm (7:00 pm MST)

Dallas Mavericks 114, Phoenix Suns 121
Scoring by quarter: 25–35, 31–34, 23–27, 35–25
Pts: Luka Dončić 45
Rebs: Luka Dončić 12
Asts: Luka Dončić 8 Pts: Deandre Ayton 25
Rebs: Devin Booker 9
Asts: Devin Booker 8
Phoenix leads series, 1–0
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: Zach Zarba, Josh Tiven, Bill Kennedy

TNT
May 4
10:00 pm (7:00 pm MST)

Dallas Mavericks 109, Phoenix Suns 129
Scoring by quarter: 28–32, 32–26, 23–31, 26–40
Pts: Luka Dončić 35
Rebs: Brunson, Dončić 5 each
Asts: Luka Dončić 7 Pts: Devin Booker 30
Rebs: Jae Crowder 7
Asts: Chris Paul 8
Phoenix leads series, 2–0
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Attendance: 17,071
Referees: James Capers, Tony Brothers, Ben Taylor

ESPN
May 6
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)

Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
ESPN
May 8
3:30 pm (2:30 pm CDT)

Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
TNT
May 10
TBD

Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns*
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
ESPN
May 12
TBD

Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks*
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
TBD
May 15
TBD

Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns*
Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ

(2) Memphis Grizzlies vs. (3) Golden State Warriors

ABC
May 1
3:30 pm (2:30 pm CDT)

Golden State Warriors 117, Memphis Grizzlies 116
Scoring by quarter: 24–32, 31–29, 36–29, 26–26
Pts: Jordan Poole 31
Rebs: three players 8 each
Asts: Jordan Poole 9 Pts: Ja Morant 34
Rebs: Jaren Jackson Jr. 10
Asts: Ja Morant 10
Golden State leads series, 1–0
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: Kane Fitzgerald, James Williams, Gediminas Petraitis

TNT
May 3
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)
Golden State Warriors 101, Memphis Grizzlies 106
Scoring by quarter: 25–33, 26–23, 26–21, 24–29
Pts: Stephen Curry 27
Rebs: Draymond Green 10
Asts: Stephen Curry 8 Pts: Ja Morant 47
Rebs: Melton, Morant 8 each
Asts: Ja Morant 8
Series tied, 1–1
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
Attendance: 17,794
Referees: Scott Foster, Eric Lewis, Mitchell Ervin

ABC
May 7
8:30 pm (5:30 pm PDT)

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Golden State Warriors
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
TNT
May 9
10:00 pm (7:00 pm PDT)

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Golden State Warriors
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
TNT
May 11
9:30 pm (8:30 pm CDT)

Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies
FedExForum, Memphis, TN
ESPN
May 13
TBD

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Golden State Warriors*
Chase Center, San Francisco, CA
TNT
May 16
TBD

Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies*
FedExForum, Memphis, TN