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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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.