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2016 NBA Playoffs Conference Semifinals TV Schedule on TNT, ESPN and ABC

The first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs involved injuries to three of the league’s major stars: Steph Curry, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin.

The NBA hopes for better fates for the league’s remaining stars as the second round commences on April 30.

TNT, ESPN, ESPN2, and ABC will broadcast all the action in the United States.

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All series are Best 4-out-of-7.

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The following are the scheduled game start times (all times Eastern; start times subject to change), respective networks, announcers and reporters for the Second Round of playoff action:

Updated Sat. May 7, 2016 12:03 p.m. EDT

Saturday, April 30, 2016

8:30 p.m. on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 1
[#3] Oklahoma City Thunder @ [#2] San Antonio Spurs
Announcers: Marv Albert, Chris Webber
Reporter: Craig Sager

Sunday, May 1, 2016

3:30 p.m. on ABC: Western Conference Semifinals Game 1
[#5] Portland Trail Blazers @ [#1] Golden State Warriors
Announcers: Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown
Reporter: Lisa Salters

Monday, May 2, 2016

7:00 p.m. on TNT: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 1
[#4] Atlanta Hawks @ [#1] Cleveland Cavaliers
Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller
Reporter: Lewis Johnson

9:30 p.m. on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 2
[#3] Oklahoma City Thunder @ [#2] San Antonio Spurs
Announcers: Marv Albert, Chris Webber
Reporter: Craig Sager

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

8:00 p.m. on TNT: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 1
[#3] Miami Heat @ [#2] Toronto Raptors
Announcers: Ian Eagle, Brent Barry
Reporter: Kristen Ledlow

10:30 p.m. on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 2
[#5] Portland Trail Blazers @ [#1] Golden State Warriors
Announcers: Brian Anderson, Steve Smith
Reporter: David Aldridge

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

8:00 p.m. on TNT: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2
[#4] Atlanta Hawks @ [#1] Cleveland Cavaliers
Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller
Reporter: Lewis Johnson

Thursday, May 5, 2016

8:00 p.m. on ESPN: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2
[#3] Miami Heat @ [#2] Toronto Raptors
Announcers: Dave Pasch, Jon Barry
Reporter: Heather Cox

Friday, May 6, 2016

7:00 p.m. on ESPN: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 3
[#1] Cleveland Cavaliers @ [#4] Atlanta Hawks
Announcers: Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown
Reporter: Lisa Salters

9:30 p.m. on ESPN: Western Conference Semifinals Game 3
[#2] San Antonio Spurs @ [#3] Oklahoma City Thunder
Announcers: Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson
Reporter: Doris Burke

Saturday, May 7, 2016

5:00 p.m. on ESPN: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 3
[#2] Toronto Raptors @ [#3] Miami Heat
Announcers: Mark Jones, Jon Barry
Reporter: Heather Cox

8:30 p.m. on ABC: Western Conference Semifinals Game 3
[#1] Golden State Warriors @ [#5] Portland Trail Blazers
Announcers: Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson
Reporter: Doris Burke

Sunday, May 8, 2016

3:30 p.m. on ABC: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 4
[#1] Cleveland Cavaliers @ [#4] Atlanta Hawks
Announcers: Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown
Reporter: Lisa Salters

8:00 p.m. on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 4
[#2] San Antonio Spurs @ [#3] Oklahoma City Thunder

Monday, May 9, 2016

8:00 p.m. on TNT: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 4
[#2] Toronto Raptors @ [#3] Miami Heat

10:30 p.m. on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 4
[#1] Golden State Warriors @ [#5] Portland Trail Blazers

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

TBA on TNT: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 5
[#4] Atlanta Hawks @ [#1] Cleveland Cavaliers

TBA on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 5
[#3] Oklahoma City Thunder @ [#2] San Antonio Spurs

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

TBA on TNT: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 5
[#3] Miami Heat @ [#2] Toronto Raptors

TBA on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 5
[#5] Portland Trail Blazers @ [#1] Golden State Warriors

Thursday, May 12, 2016

TBA on ESPN: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 6
[#1] Cleveland Cavaliers @ [#4] Atlanta Hawks

TBA on ESPN: Western Conference Semifinals Game 6
[#2] San Antonio Spurs @ [#3] Oklahoma City Thunder

Friday, May 13, 2016

TBA on ESPN: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 6
[#2] Toronto Raptors @ [#3] Miami Heat

TBA on ESPN: Western Conference Semifinals Game 6
[#1] Golden State Warriors @ [#5] Portland Trail Blazers

Sunday, May 15, 2016

TBA: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 7
[#3] Miami Heat @ [#2] Toronto Raptors

TBA: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 7
[#4] Atlanta Hawks @ [#1] Cleveland Cavaliers

TBA on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 7
[#3] Oklahoma City Thunder @ [#2] San Antonio Spurs

Monday, May 16, 2016

9:00 p.m. on TNT: Western Conference Semifinals Game 7
[#5] Portland Trail Blazers @ [#1] Golden State Warriors

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Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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