How to Watch the NBA Playoffs on DISH

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The NBA may be celebrating its diamond 75th anniversary this year, but only one team is going home with a ring. Following a thrilling Play-In Tournament, the NBA Playoffs are underway and you can catch all of the action on DISH. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the NBA Playoffs.

 

How to Watch

The First Round of the Playoffs will air on ESPN (Channel 140), TNT (Channel 138), and NBA TV (Channel 156). ESPN and TNT are included with the “America’s Top 120” package and up, and you can watch NBA TV with “America’s Top 200” and up. You can also get NBA TV by subscribing to the DISH “Multi-Sport Pack.” Keep in mind, all NBA TV games are subject to local blackout restrictions.

After the First Round, the Conference Semifinals will be split between ESPN and TNT, while ESPN will carry the Western Conference Finals, and TNT will broadcast the Eastern Conference Finals. The NBA Finals will air on ABC.

 

Schedule

The four rounds of the Playoffs are all best-of-seven series, meaning the first team to win four games advances to the next round. The Miami Heat grabbed the No. 1 seed in the East, while the Phoenix Suns are tops in the West and will have home court advantage throughout the Playoffs. The full First Round schedule is below, we’ll update this post throughout the Playoffs, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back each round.

 

Miami Heat (1) vs. Atlanta Hawks (8)

  • Game 1: Miami 115, Atlanta 91
  • Game 2: Miami 115, Atlanta 105
  • Game 3: Miami vs. Atlanta | Friday, April 22 | 7 ET | ESPN
  • Game 4: Miami vs. Atlanta | Sunday, April 24 | 7 ET | TNT
  • Game 5*: Atlanta vs. Miami | Tuesday, April 26 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 6*: Miami vs. Atlanta | Thursday, April 28 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 7*: Atlanta vs. Miami | Saturday, April 30 | TBD | TNT

 

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

  • Game 1: Boston 115, Brooklyn 114
  • Game 2: Brooklyn vs. Boston | Wednesday, April 20 | 7 ET | TNT
  • Game 3: Boston vs. Brooklyn | Saturday, April 23 | 7:30 ET | ESPN
  • Game 4: Boston vs. Brooklyn | Monday, April 25 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 5*: Brooklyn vs. Boston | Wednesday, April 27 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 6*: Boston vs. Brooklyn | Friday, April 29 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 7*: Brooklyn vs. Boston | Sunday, May 1 | TBD | TBD

 

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

  • Game 1: Milwaukee 93, Chicago 86
  • Game 2: Chicago vs. Milwaukee | Wednesday, April 20 | 9:30 ET | TNT
  • Game 3: Milwaukee vs. Chicago | Friday, April 22 | 8:30 ET | ABC
  • Game 4: Milwaukee vs. Chicago | Sunday, April 24 | 1 ET | ABC
  • Game 5*: Chicago vs. Milwaukee | Wednesday, April 27 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 6*: Milwaukee vs. Chicago | Friday, April 29 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 7*: Chicago vs. Milwaukee | Sunday, May 1 | TBD | TBD

 

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

  • Game 1: Philadelphia 131, Toronto 111
  • Game 2: Philadelphia 112, Toronto 97
  • Game 3: Philadelphia vs. Toronto | Wednesday, April 20 | 8 ET | NBA TV
  • Game 4: Philadelphia vs. Toronto | Saturday, April 23 | 2 ET | TNT
  • Game 5*: Toronto vs. Philadelphia | Monday, April 25 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 6*: Philadelphia vs. Toronto | Thursday, April 28 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 7*: Toronto vs. Philadelphia | Saturday, April 30 | TBD | TNT

 

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

  • Game 1: Phoenix 110, New Orleans 99
  • Game 2: New Orleans 125, Phoenix 114
  • Game 3: Phoenix vs. New Orleans | Friday, April 22 | 9:30 ET | ESPN
  • Game 4: Phoenix vs. New Orleans | Sunday, April 24 | 9:30 ET | TNT
  • Game 5: New Orleans vs. Phoenix | Tuesday, April 26 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 6*: Phoenix vs. New Orleans | Thursday, April 28 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 7*: New Orleans vs. Phoenix | Saturday, April 30 | TBD | TNT

 

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

  • Game 1: Minnesota 130, Memphis 117
  • Game 2: Memphis 124, Minnesota 96
  • Game 3: Memphis vs. Minnesota | Thursday, April 21 | 7:30 ET | TNT
  • Game 4: Memphis vs. Minnesota | Saturday, April 23 | 10 ET | ESPN
  • Game 5: Minnesota vs. Memphis | Tuesday, April 26 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 6*: Memphis vs. Minnesota | Friday, April 29 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 7*: Minnesota vs. Memphis | Sunday, May 1 | TBD | TBD

 

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

  • Game 1: Golden State 123, Denver 107
  • Game 2: Golden State 126, Denver 106
  • Game 3: Golden State vs. Denver | Thursday, April 21 | 10 ET | TNT
  • Game 4: Golden State vs. Denver | Sunday, April 24 | 3:30 ET | ABC
  • Game 5*: Denver vs. Golden State | Wednesday, April 27 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 6*: Golden State vs. Denver | Friday, April 29 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 7*: Denver vs. Golden State | Sunday, May 1 | TBD | TBD

 

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

  • Game 1: Utah 99, Dallas 93
  • Game 2: Dallas 110, Utah 104
  • Game 3: Dallas vs. Utah | Thursday, April 21 | 9 ET | NBA TV
  • Game 4: Dallas vs. Utah | Saturday, April 23 | 4:30 ET | TNT
  • Game 5: Utah vs. Dallas | Monday, April 25 | 9:30 ET | TNT
  • Game 6*: Dallas vs. Utah | Thursday, April 28 | TBD | TBD
  • Game 7*: Utah vs. Dallas | Saturday, April 30 | TBD | TNT