Update May 23, 2023: Nuggets sweep Lakers, Finals start June 1 – watch for FREE on ABC.
The 2023 NBA Playoffs starts April 15, with the play-in rounds completing April 11 – 14. See all play-in bracket results on NBA.com. The Denver Nuggets secured a #1 seed in the Western Conference, finishing the season 53-29. The Minnesota Timberwolves, advancing out of the play-in round, will face the Nuggets. And, the L.A. Lakers will face the Memphis Grizzlies.
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2023 NBA Playoff TV Schedule
The Play-In Tournament airs on ESPN and TNT.
The First Round, Conference Semifinals, and Conference Finals airs on ABC, TNT, and ESPN depending on the game and market.
The 2023 NBA Finals will be broadcast on ABC.
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The NBA Play-In Tournament starts April 11 and concludes on April 11, 2023 where 7th – 10th ranked teams battle for 2 spots. The 2023 NBA Playoffs begin April 15 with finals scheduled to start June 1.
|NBA Play-In Tournament||Western Conference|
– Minnesota Timberwolves
– L.A. Lakers
– Miami Heat
– Atlanta Hawks
|April 11 – 14, 2023||ESPN & TNT|
|NBA Playoffs First Round||Western Conference|
– Timberwolves at Nuggets
– Clippers at Suns
– Warriors at Kings
– Lakers at Grizzlies
– Heat at Bucks
– Knicks at Cavaliers
– Nets at 76ers
– Hawks at Celtics
|Start April 15, 2023||ABC, ESPN, TNT, NBA TV|
|NBA Conference Semi-Finals||Western Conference|
– Suns at Nuggets
– Lakers at Warriors
– 76ers at Celtics
– Heat at Knicks
|Start May 1, 2023||ABC, ESPN & TNT|
|NBA Conference Finals||Western Conference|
– Lakers at Nuggets
– Heat at Celtics
|Start May 16, 2023||ABC, ESPN & TNT|
|NBA Finals||Heat/Celtics at Nuggets||Start June 1, 2023||ABC|
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