NEW YORK (CBS HOUSTON) – The NBA announced the full schedule for the 2017 NBA playoffs which begin on Saturday.
The third seeded Houston Rockets will host the sixth seeded Oklahoma City Thunder for game one of their best-of-seven opening round series on Sunday with an 8:00 pm tipoff on TNT. The Rockets will host the Thunder for game two of the series next Wednesday night with a 7:00pm tipoff.
The series shifts to Oklahoma City on Friday April 21st for game three at Chesapeake Energy Arena with an 8:30 pm tipoff. Game four from Oklahoma City will be a week from Sunday with a 3:30 tipoff to be televised by ABC.
Should the series require a game five, the Rockets would host on April 25th. The full series schedule is below.
Houston Rockets (3) v. Oklahoma City Thunder (6) – 1st Round Series.
Game 1 – Sun April 16 Oklahoma City at Houston, 8:00PM TNT
Game 2 – Wed April 19 Oklahoma City at Houston, 7:00PM TNT
Game 3 – Fri April 21 Houston at Oklahoma City, 8:30PM ESPN/R
Game 4 – Sun April 23 Houston at Oklahoma City, 2:30PM ABC/R
Game 5 * Tue April 25 Oklahoma City at Houston TBD
Game 6 * Thu April 27 Houston at Oklahoma City TBD
Game 7 * Sat April 29 Oklahoma City at Houston TNT
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