How to Watch 2022 NBA Playoffs on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV & More

The 2022 NBA Playoffs tip-off this weekend and the Milwaukee Bucks look to defend their title and become the first back-to-back champions since the 2017 and 2018 Golden State Warriors. Each of the four rounds consists of a best-of-7-series featuring some of the best basketball players in the world. Teams play a 2-2-1-1-1 format, which means the higher seed will host the first 2 games, the second 2 games are on the road, and if necessary, games 5-7 will alternate with the higher seed hosting games 5 and 7.

Below are the standings for the 2022 NBA Playoffs.

Standings

Seed # Eastern Conference Western Conference
1 Miami Heat (53-29) Phoenix Suns (64-18)
2 Boston Celtics (51-31) Memphis Grizzlies (56-26)
3 Milwaukee Bucks (51-31) Golden State Warriors (53-29)
4 Philadelphia 76ers (51-31) Dallas Mavericks (52-30)
5 Toronto Raptors (48-34) Utah Jazz (49-33)
6 Chicago Bulls (46-36) Denver Nuggets (48-34)
7 Brooklyn Nets (44-38) Minnesota Timberwolves (46-36)
8 TBD TBD

The 8 seeds in each conference will come down to the winner of Friday’s 2022 NBA Play-In Tournament games. In the Eastern Conference, the 43-39 Atlanta Hawks will visit the 44-38 Cleveland Cavaliers in a single-elimination game for the final spot. The 36-46 Pelicans will travel to the City of Angels to take on the 42-40 Los Angeles Clippers for the last spot in the Western Conference.

2022 NBA Playoff Schedule

Eastern Conference

Miami Heat (1) vs. Miami Heat (1) TBD (8)

Game # Date Time (ET) Where to Watch
1 Sunday, April 17 1:00 PM TNT
2 Tuesday, April 19 TBD TBD
3 Friday, April 22 TBD ESPN
4 Sunday, April 24 7:00 PM TNT
5* Tuesday, April 26 TBD TBD
6* Thursday, April 28 TBD TBD
7* Saturday, April 30 TBD TNT

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

Game # Date Time (ET) Where to Watch
1 Sunday, April 17 3:30 PM ABC
2 Wednesday, April 20 7:00 PM TNT
3 Saturday, April 23 TBD ESPN
4 Monday, April 25 TBD TBD
5* Wednesday, April 27 TBD TBD
6* Friday, April 29 TBD TBD
7* Sunday, May 1 TBD TBD

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

Game # Date Time (ET) Where to Watch
1 Sunday, April 17 6:30 PM TNT
2 Wednesday, April 20 9:30 PM TNT
3 Friday, April 22 8:30 PM ABC
4 Sunday, April 24 1:00 PM ABC
5* Wednesday, April 27 TBD TBD
6* Friday, April 29 TBD TBD
7* Sunday, May 1 TBD TBD

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

Game # Date Time (ET) Where to Watch
1 Saturday, April 16 6:00 PM ESPN
2 Monday, April 18 7:30 PM TNT
3 Wednesday, April 20 8:00 PM NBA TV
4 Saturday, April 23 2:00 PM TNT
5* Monday, April 25 TBD TBD
6* Thursday, April 28 TBD TBD
7* Saturday, April 30 TBD TNT

Western Conference

Phoenix Suns (1) vs. TBD (8)

Game # Date Time (ET) Where to Watch
1 Sunday, April 17 9:00 PM TNT
2 Tuesday, April 19 10:00 PM TNT
3 Friday, April 22 TBD ESPN
4 Sunday, April 24 9:30 PM TNT
5* Tuesday, April 26 TBD TBD
6* Thursday, April 28 TBD TBD
7* Saturday, April 30 TBD TNT

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

Game # Date Time (ET) Where to Watch
1 Saturday, April 16 3:30 PM ESPN
2 Tuesday, April 19 TBD TBD
3 Thursday, April 21 7:30 PM TNT
4 Saturday, April 23 TBD ESPN
5* Tuesday, April 26 TBD TBD
6* Friday, April 29 TBD TBD
7* Sunday, May 1 TBD TBD

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

Game # Date Time (ET) Where to Watch
1 Saturday, April 16 8:30 PM ABC
2 Monday, April 18 10:00 PM TNT
3 Thursday, April 21 10:00 PM TNT
4 Sunday, April 24 3:30 PM ABC
5* Wednesday, April 27 TBD TBD
6* Friday, April 29 TBD TBD
7* Sunday, May 1 TBD TBD

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

Game # Date Time (ET) Where to Watch
1 Saturday, April 16 1:00 PM ESPN
2 Monday, April 18 8:30 PM NBA TV
3 Thursday, April 21 9:00 PM NBA TV
4 Saturday, April 23 4:30 PM TNT
5* Monday, April 25 TBD TBD
6* Thursday, April 18 TBD TBD
7* Saturday, April 30 TBD TNT

* if necessary

How to Watch 2022 NBA Playoffs

As teams compete against each other for a chance to hold the Larry O’Brien Trophy at the end of the playoffs, fans have plenty of choices when it comes to watching the 2022 NBA Playoffs unfold.

Sling TV is your most affordable option, with ESPN, ESPN3, and TNT available in the Sling Orange package. You can also add NBA TV to your lineup with an $11/mo. add-on.

AntennaWeb is a great tool you can use to find out which affiliate in your area will broadcast games on your local ABC. ESPN3 will also be simulcasting all ABC games through the Finals.

NBA TV: Fans can get a free 7-day trial with an NBA TV subscription for only $6.99/month or $24.99 for the rest of the season, to watch nationally broadcasted games on the only network with 24/7 NBA coverage.

Subscribers to live TV streaming services can check out our chart below to see if your service will be streaming NBA postseason games.

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