2022 NBA Playoffs TV and Announcer Schedule

2022 NBA Playoffs TV and Announcer Schedule

The 2022 NBA Playoffs have arrived! The league’s play-in tournaments for every the Japanese and

The 2022 NBA Playoffs have arrived!

The league’s play-in tournaments for every the Japanese and Western Conferences enters its sophomore season. The eighth seed performs on the seventh seed, the tenth seed performs on the ninth seed. The convention’s official seventh seed is set by the winner of the 7-8 recreation; the eighth seed is the winner of the matchup between the 9-10 recreation winner versus the 7-8 recreation loser.

The marquee play-in recreation would be the Japanese’s 7 vs. 8 matchup on Apr. 12 at 7 p.m. ET (airing on TNT) when the Brooklyn Nets with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving play the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers, led by Kevin Love, the lone holdover from the 2015-16 NBA champion Cleveland group.

The Miami Warmth, members within the 2020 NBA Finals, attained the No. 1 seed within the Japanese Convention. The Boston Celtics matched defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks with a 51-31 common season document however tiebreakers gave Boston the upper seed of No. 2 within the convention. No. 4 belongs to the Philadelphia 76ers who just lately acquired James Harden from Brooklyn midsession.

The Phoenix Suns, who misplaced to Milwaukee within the NBA Finals 9 months in the past, achieved the most effective common season document within the NBA for 2021-22 in addition to the No. 1 seed within the Western Convention. Rising celebrity Ja Morant powers the Memphis Grizzlies to be the league’s prime scoring offense as they rank second within the West. Accidents had plagued the once-potent Golden State Warriors prior to now two seasons, however stars Steph Curry and allay Thompson have returned to well being because the group — West’s No. 3 seed — are again to being title contenders.

TNT will current three Play-In video games, First Spherical, Second Spherical and unique Western Convention Finals dwell recreation protection, showcasing essentially the most NBA Playoff recreation motion of any community.

ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and NBA TV are the opposite nationwide tv shops for the NBA playoffs.

The next are the scheduled recreation begin occasions (all occasions Japanese; begin occasions topic to alter), respective networks for playoff motion:

Play-In: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

7:00 p.m. on TNT
Japanese Convention
[#8] Cleveland Cavaliers @ [#7] Brooklyn Nets
Announcers: Brian Anderson, Stan Van Gundy, Jared Greenberg

9:30 p.m. on TNT
Western Convention
[#8] Los Angeles Clippers @ [#7] Minnesota Timberwolves
Announcers: Kevin Harlem, Reggie Miller

Play-In: Wednesday, April 13, 2022

7:00 p.m. on ESPN
Japanese Convention
[#10] Charlotte Hornets @ [#9] Atlanta Hawks
Announcers: Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, Lisa Salters

9:30 p.m. on ESPN
Western Convention
[#10] San Antonio Spurs @ [#9] New Orleans Pelicans
Announcers: Mark Jones, Doris Burke, Cassidy Hubbarth

Play-In: Friday, April 15, 2022

7:00 p.m. on ESPN
Japanese Convention
Charlotte Hornets-Atlanta Hawks winner @ Cleveland Cavaliers-Brooklyn Nets loser
Announcers: Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, Lisa Salters

9:30 p.m. on TNT
Western Convention
San Antonio Spurs-New Orleans Pelicans winner @ Los Angeles Clippers-Minnesota Timberwolves loser