NEW YORK – The 2nd seed Oklahoma City Thunder will host the #7 seed Memphis Grizzlies in game one of their best-of-7 NBA Western Conference playoff series this Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown OKC and on ESPN national TV.
The Thunder clinched 2nd place in the West with that dramatic 112-111 win over Detroit Wednesday night and they’ll have the home court advantage over a Memphis team that edged Dallas 106-105 in overtime to claim the #7 spot in the same conference.
Here’s a quick look at the Thunder-Memphis playoff schedule, as just announced by the NBA from the league offices:
Game #1 – Saturday, April 19 in OKC – 8:30pm (ESPN)
Game #2 – Monday, April 21 in OKC – 7:00pm (TNT)
Game #3 – Thursday, April 24 in Memphis – 7:00pm (TNT)
Game #4 – Saturday, April 26 in Memphis – 8:30pm (ESPN)
*Game #5 – Tuesday, April 29 in OKC – TBD (TBD)
*Game #6 – Thursday, May 1 in Memphis – TBD (TBD)
*Game #7 – Saturday, May 3 in OKC – TBD (TNT)
all times CDT
*if necessary games