NBA Playoffs: How to Watch First Round Games on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV & More on April 18

The first round of the 2022 NBA Playoffs continues with three pivotal Game 2 matchups. Today’s games will feature NBA All-Stars: Joel Embiid, Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell, Fred Vanvleet, Nikola Jokic, and Steph Curry.

Cord cutters can find out how to watch all of today’s first-round games below.

First Round Schedule

Monday, April 18

Game Time (ET) Network
No. 5 Toronto Raptors at No. 5 4 Philadelphia 76ers (Game 2; PHI Leads 1-0) 7:30 PM TNT
No. 5 Utah Jazz at No. 5 4 Dallas Mavericks (Game 2; UTA Leads 1-0) 8:30 PM NBATV
No. 6 Denver Nuggets at No. 6 3 Golden State Warriors (Game 2; GSW Leads 1-0) 10:00 PM TNT

The most intriguing matchup of tonight will be between the Jazz and Mavericks. The Jazz are the only team playing today that pulled off a road upset during Game 1.The Mavs were without superstar Luka Doncic in Game 1 and will be without him tonight due to a calf injury. The Jazz were able to win a low-scoring game 99-93, and the Mavs will need someone to step up if they don’t want to head to Salt Lake City down 2-0.

Tuesday, April 19

Game Time (ET) Network
No. 8 Hawks at No. 1 Heat (Game 2; MIA Leads 1-0) 7:30 PM TNT
No. 7 Timberwolves at No.2 Grizzlies (Game 2; MIN Leads 1-0) 8:30 PM NBATV
No. 8 New Pelicans at No. 8 1 Suns (Game 2; PHX Leads 1-00 10:00 PM TNT

Wednesday, April 20

Game Time (ET) Network
No. 7 Nets at No. 2 Celtics (Game 2; BOS Leads 1-0) 7:00 PM TNT
No. 4 Sixers at No. 4 5 Raptors (Game 3) 8:00 PM NBATV
No. 6 Bulls at No. 3 Bucks (Game 2; MIL Leads 1-0) 9:30 PM TNT

Thursday, April 21

Game Time (ET) Network
Grizzlies at T-Wolves (Game 3) 7:30 TNT
Mavs at Jazz (Game 3) 9:00 NBATV
Warriors at Nuggets (Game 3) 10 o’clock TNT

Friday, April 22

Game Time (ET) Network
Heat at Hawks (Game 3) 7:00 PM ESPN
Bucks at Bulls (Game 3) 8:30 PM ABC
Suns at Pelicans (Game 3) 9:30 PM ESPN

Saturday, April 23

Game Time (ET) Network
76ers at Raptors (Game 4) 2:00 PM TNT
Mavs at Jazz (Game 4) 4:30 PM TNT
Celtics at Nets (Game 3) 7:30 PM ESPN
Grizzlies at T-Wolves (Game 4) 10:00 PM ESPN

Sunday, April 24

Game Time (ET) Network
Bucks at Bulls (Game 4) 1:00 PM ABC
Warriors at Nuggets (Game 4) 3:30 PM ABC
Heat at Hawks (Game 4) 7:00 PM TNT
Suns at Pelicans (Game 4) 9:30 PM TNT

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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