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Second-round matchups and TV times

The long regular season is over and it’s finally playoff time. The quest for the Larry O’Brien Trophy and the NBA championship is on.

With the first round in the books, things really begin to heat up. All four top seeds in both conferences advanced, setting up what promises to be an exciting and highly competitive second round.

The second-round matchups and schedule are below, with dates, times and broadcast information. All times Eastern. * — If necessary.

Eastern Conference

(1) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (4) Boston Celtics

  • Sunday: Celtics at Bucks, 1 (ABC)
  • Tuesday: Celtics at Bucks, 8 (TNT)
  • May 3: Bucks at Celtics, 8 (ESPN)
  • May 6: Bucks at Celtics, 7 (TNT)
  • May 8: Celtics at Bucks*
  • May 10: Bucks at Celtics*
  • May 13: Celtics at Bucks*

(2) Toronto Raptors vs. (3) Philadelphia 76ers

  • Game 1: Raptors 108, 76ers 95
  • Monday: 76ers at Raptors, 8 (TNT)
  • May 2: Raptors at 76ers, 8 (ESPN)
  • May 5: Raptors at 76ers, 3:30 (ABC)
  • May 7: 76ers at Raptors*
  • May 9: Raptors at 76ers*
  • May 12: 76ers at Raptors*

Western Conference

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (4) Houston Rockets

  • Sunday: Rockets at Warriors, 3:30 (ABC)
  • Tuesday: Rockets at Warriors, 10:30 (TNT)
  • May 4: Warriors at Rockets, 8:30 (ABC)
  • May 6: Warriors at Rockets, 9:30 (TNT)
  • May 8: Rockets at Warriors*
  • May 10: Warriors at Rockets*
  • May 12: Rockets at Warriors*

(2) Denver Nuggets vs. (3) Portland Trail Blazers

  • Monday: Trail Blazers at Nuggets, 10:30 (TNT)
  • Wednesday: Trail Blazers at Nuggets, 9 (TNT)
  • May 3: Nuggets at Trail Blazers, 10:30 (ESPN)
  • May 5: Nuggets at Trail Blazers, 7 (TNT)
  • May 7: Trail Blazers at Nuggets*
  • May 9: Nuggets at Trail Blazers*
  • May 12: Trail Blazers at Nuggets*

First round

Eastern Conference

(1) Milwaukee Bucks def. (8) Detroit Pistons (4-0)

  • Game 1: Bucks 121, Pistons 86
  • Game 2: Bucks 120, Pistons 99
  • Game 3: Bucks 119, Pistons 103
  • Game 4: Bucks 127, Pistons 104

(2) Toronto Raptors def. (7) Orlando Magic (4-1)

  • Game 1: Magic 104, Raptors 101
  • Game 2: Raptors 111, Magic 82
  • Game 3: Raptors 98, Magic 93
  • Game 4: Raptors 107, Magic 85
  • Game 5: Raptors 115, Magic 96

(3) Philadelphia 76ers def. (6) Brooklyn Nets (4-1)

  • Game 1: Nets 111, 76ers 102
  • Game 2: 76ers 145, Nets 123
  • Game 3: 76ers 131, Nets 115
  • Game 4: 76ers 112, Nets 108
  • Game 5: 76ers 122, Nets 100

(4) Boston Celtics def. (5) Indiana Pacers (4-0)

  • Game 1: Celtics 84, Pacers 74
  • Game 2: Celtics 99, Pacers 91
  • Game 3: Celtics 104, Pacers 96
  • Game 4: Celtics 110, Pacers 106

Western Conference

(1) Golden State Warriors def. (8) Los Angeles Clippers (4-2)

  • Game 1: Warriors 121, Clippers 104
  • Game 2: Clippers 135, Warriors 131
  • Game 3: Warriors 132, Clippers 105
  • Game 4: Warriors 113, Clippers 105
  • Game 5: Clippers 129, Warriors 121
  • Game 6: Warriors 129, Clippers 110

(2) Denver Nuggets def. (7) San Antonio Spurs (4-3)

  • Game 1: Spurs 101, Nuggets 96
  • Game 2: Nuggets 114, Spurs 105
  • Game 3: Spurs 118, Nuggets 108
  • Game 4: Nuggets 117, Spurs 103
  • Game 5: Nuggets 108, Spurs 90
  • Game 6: Spurs 120, Nuggets 103
  • Game 7: Nugget 90, Spurs 86

(3) Portland Trail Blazers def. (6) Oklahoma City Thunder (4-1)

  • Game 1: Trail Blazers 104, Thunder 99
  • Game 2: Trail Blazers 114, Thunder 94
  • Game 3: Thunder 120, Trail Blazers 108
  • Game 4: Trail Blazers 111, Thunder 98
  • Game 5: Trail Blazers 118, Thunder 115

(4) Houston Rockets def. (5) Utah Jazz (4-1)

  • Game 1: Rockets 122, Jazz 90
  • Game 2: Rockets 118, Jazz 98
  • Game 3: Rockets 104, Jazz 101
  • Game 4: Jazz 107, Rockets 91
  • Game 5: Rockets 100, Jazz 93

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