2014 NBA Playoff Schedule: Current Matchups

The AT&T Center (with the SBC Center woodmark)...

The AT&T Center (with the SBC Center woodmark) right before tip-off of the 2005 NBA Playoffs. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The 2014 NBA Playoff schedule will kick-off on April 19th, 2014 several days after the 2013-14 NBA regular season concludes.

The NBA Playoffs feature the top eight teams in each NBA conference as determined by regular season performance all playing a series of best of seven series against each other. Get your NBA playoff brackets filled out now.

The Miami Heat will be attempting to become a three-time champion during the 2014 NBA Playoffs while several other teams to include the Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder will be trying to dethrone the “King” and the Heat during this year’s playoffs.

Nominal NBA Playoff Schedule Dates

April 19 – 2014 NBA Playoffs begin

April 27 – NBA Draft Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (at midnight)

May 5 – Conference Semifinals begin (possible move-up to May 3 or 4)

May 20 – Conference Finals begin (possibly move-up to May 18 or 19)

May 202014 NBA Draft Lottery Occurs

June 5 – The 2014 NBA Finals begin

What is the format of the NBA Playoffs?

Rounds 1-3 : Best 4 out of 7 : HHAAHAH (H== Home, A== Away)

Round 4 : Best 4 out of 7 : HHAAAHH (H== Home, A== Away)

2014 NBA Playoff Schedule

Last Updated: March 25th, 2014

2014 NBA Playoff Schedule Round 1

Dates: April 19th – Until Complete. The opening round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs will begin approximately three days after the regular season concludes. Once the specific matchups are set, the NBA will set the dates for each matchup in the first round.

Western Conference

#1 Seed vs #8 Seed

Dates: TBD

#2 Seed vs #7 Seed

Dates: TBD

#3 Seed vs #6 Seed

Dates: TBD

#4 Seed vs #5 Seed

Dates; TBD

Eastern Conference

#1 Seed vs #8 Seed

Dates: TBD

#2 Seed vs #7 Seed

Dates: TBD

#3 Seed vs #6 Seed

Dates: TBD

#4 Seed vs #5 Seed

Dates; TBD

2014 NBA Playoffs Quarterfinals Schedule

Dates: TBD. Typically a few days after opening round play has concluded. The specific dates for the quarterfinals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs will be released once the postseason schedule has been finalized. The dates will be fluid; however, as if the participating teams are available to commence play, the NBA reserves the right to move the schedule earlier (or to the left).

Western Conference

Winner #1/#8 Seed vs Winner #4/#5 Seed

Winner #2/#7 Seed vs Winner #3/#6 Seed

Eastern Conference

Winner #1/#8 Seed vs Winner #4/#5 Seed

Winner #2/#7 Seed vs Winner #3/#6 Seed

2014 NBA Playoffs Semifinals Schedule

Dates: Commence on May 5th. If the participating teams are available to start play sooner, the NBA reserves the right to move gameplay up to May 3rd or 4th, 2014.

Western Conference

Winner Quarterfinals #1 vs Winner Quarterfinals #2

Eastern Conference

Winner Quarterfinals #1 vs Winner Quarterfinals #2

2014 NBA Playoff Championship Game Schedule

Dates: Commence on June 5th, 2014. There is a possibility that the finals can move as far left as May 18th or May 19th, 2014 depending on when the 2014 NBA Playoffs semfinal round concludes.

Western Conference Champion vs Eastern Conference Champion

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