HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS – The playoff openers for all of the Eastern Conference teams are set, per a release from the NBA office.
They are as follows:
No. 1 Chicago vs. No. 8 Indiana — Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN
No. 2 Miami vs. No. 7 Philadelphia — Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC
No. 3 Boston vs. No. 6 New York — Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on TNT
No. 4 Orlando vs. No. 5 Atlanta — Saturday at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN
The Western Conference matchups aren’t even decided yet. But with all 30 teams in the league playing tonight, we’ll know everything we need to by early Thursday morning.
In the meantime, we can all start planning at least part of our weekend around the Eastern Conference openers.