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Are we having fun yet? The second round of the 2018 NBA playoffs is underway, with plenty of excitement still to come. The league’s top teams are still in action, but they’ll be tested by lower seeds eager to push their way into the NBA Finals. 

Below are the schedules, scores and TV channels for every first-round series (info on live streaming here):

Eastern Conference

Eastern Conference semifinals: No. 1 Toronto Raptors vs. No. 4 Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Game 1 in Toronto: Tuesday, May 1, 8 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 2 in Toronto: Thursday, May 3, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN
  • Game 3 in Cleveland: Saturday, May 5, 8:30 p.m., ABC
  • Game 4 in Cleveland: Monday, May 7, 8:30 p.m., TNT
  • Game 5 in Toronto: Wednesday, May 9, TBA, TNT (if necessary)
  • Game 6 in Cleveland: Friday, May 11, TBA, ESPN (if necessary)
  • Game 7 in Toronto: Sunday, May 13, TBA (if necessary)

Eastern Conference semifinals: No. 2 Boston Celtics vs. No. 3 Philadelphia 76ers

  • Game 1 in Boston: Celtics 117, 76ers 101
  • Game 2 in Boston: Thursday, May 3, 8:30 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 3 in Philadelphia: Saturday, May 5, 5 p.m. ET, ESPN
  • Game 4 in Philadelphia: Monday, May 7, 6:00 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 5 in Boston: Wednesday, May 9, TBA, TNT (if necessary)
  • Game 6 in Philadelphia: Friday, May 11, TBA, ESPN (if necessary)
  • Game 7 in Boston: Sunday, May 13, TBA (if necessary)

First round: No. 1 Toronto Raptors vs. No. 8 Washington Wizards 
Toronto wins series 4-2


First round: No. 2 Boston Celtics vs. No. 7 Milwaukee Bucks 
Boston wins series 4-3


First round: No. 3 Philadelphia 76ers vs. No. 6 Miami Heat 
Philadelphia wins series 4-1


First round: No. 4 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. No. 5 Indiana Pacers 
Cleveland wins series 4-3


Western Conference

Western Conference semifinals: No. 1 Houston Rockets vs. No. 5 Utah Jazz

  • Game 1 in Houston: Rockets 110, Jazz 96
  • Game 2 in Houston: Wednesday, May 2, 8 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 3 in Utah: Friday, May 4, 10:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
  • Game 4 in Utah: Sunday, May 6, 8 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 5 in Houston: Tuesday, May 8, TBA, TNT (if necessary)
  • Game 6 in Utah: Thursday, May 10, TBA, ESPN (if necessary)
  • Game 7 in Houston: Monday, May 14, TBA, TNT (if necessary)

Western Conference semifinals: No. 2 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 6 New Orleans Pelicans
Playoff series breakdown

  • Game 1 in Oakland:  Warriors 123, Pelicans 101 | Ward-Henninger: Warriors unleashed by Pelicans’ pace
  • Game 2 in Oakland: Tuesday, April 30, 10:30 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 3 in New Orleans: Friday, May 4, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN 
  • Game 4 in New Orleans: Sunday, May 6, 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC
  • Game 5 in Oakland: Tuesday, May 8, TBA, TNT (if necessary)
  • Game 6 in New Orleans: Thursday, May 10, TBA, ESPN (if necessary)
  • Game 7 in Oakland: Monday, May 14, TBA, TNT (if necessary)

First round: No. 1 Houston Rockets vs. No. 8 Minnesota Timberwolves
Houston wins series 4-1


First round: No. 2 Golden State Warriors vs. No. 7 San Antonio Spurs
Golden State wins series 4-1 


First round: No. 3 Portland Trail Blazers vs. No. 6 New Orleans Pelicans 
New Orleans wins series 4-0


First round: No. 4 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. No. 5 Utah Jazz
Utah wins series 4-2


2018 NBA Playoff Bracket

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Igor Mello/CBS Sports
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